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City of Yorkton News
March 23 to March 29, 2006

  

 

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Public Notice
Notice of Meetings

  
Yorkton Housing Corporation Board 

The next meeting of the Yorkton Housing Corporation Board will be held on:

Date:  March 28, 2006
Time: 1:15 p.m.
Location: Independent Manor Lounge 

Good Spirit REDA Board 
The next meeting of the Good Spirit REDA Board will be held on:

Date:  March 29, 2006
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: REDA Office - 23rd Smith St. W.
 
 

 

 

Public Notice
Borrowing Bylaw

 
Public Notice is hereby given that the Council of the City of Yorkton intends to consider passage of Bylaw No. 12/2006, known as the Borrowing Bylaw, a bylaw to provide for the borrowing of $5,000,000 for the purpose of financing the construction of the Waterworks System Expansion Upgrade within the City of Yorkton, at the Council Meeting of Monday, April 3, 2006 at 5:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 37 Third Avenue North.

For further information, please call the Director of Finance, Lonnie Kaal at 786-1721.
 

 

 

 

Next Council Meeting

 
The next council meeting will be held on March 27, 2006 at 5:00 p.m.
 

 

 

 

Yorkton Sanitary Landfill Fees

 
The Planning and Engineering Department wishes to advise the public of the change in fee structure at the City of Yorkton Sanitary Landfill. These fees will be effective April 1, 2006.

As per Bylaw #6/2006, the Sanitary Landfill Fees are outlined below: 

VEHICLES FEES FEES
Cars  $ 2.00
and Ton Trucks, Utility Trailers, Sport Utility, Vans $ 6.00
1 Ton Trucks, Tandem Trailers, Cube Vans  $14.00
2 and 3 Ton Trucks, Tandem Trucks  $26.00
Semi-Trailer Trucks, Fifth Wheel Trailers  $37.00
 
OTHER FEES
FEES
Petroleum Contaminated Soil (within City Limits) $20.00/cu. yd.
Petroleum Contaminated Soil (outside City Limits) $30.00/cu. yd.
Carcasses  - Small $24.00
- Large $44.00 
Out-of-City Garbage $ 7.00/cu. yd.
Recyclable Material $ 7.50/cu. yd
- Fee to be determined on-site by City Representative
- Vehicles 1 tonne and smaller are exempt
Construction Demolition Wastes
- Clean Wood (unpainted and untreated)  entrance fee only 
- Mixed Waste (without concrete) $ 6.00/cu. yd.
- Mixed Waste (with concrete) $25.00/cu. yd.
- Concrete/Brick Rubble (site designated by City):
Pieces smaller than 2 ft. x 2 ft. x 8 in. thick. $12.00/cu. yd.
Larger pieces $23.00/cu. yd.
- Any fill or excavated dirt that is removed from any work area must be kept free from other construction materials and must stay within the city Limits to a site that is approved by the City. The City will not charge nor will it pay for this material. No charge

ASBESTOS
(Includes Opening and Covering Fees) FEES
(minimum - 1 cu. yd. charged)
Within City Limits $40.00/cu. yd.
Outside City Limits
 
$60.00/cu. yd.
 

 

 

Concrete Disposal

  
Please be advised that the City of Yorkton will be implementing new rates for the disposal of concrete material effective April 1, 2006 as per Bylaw #6/2006. The City will accept concrete at the designated concrete disposal site on 4th Avenue North behind the Public Works Department Shop. This site is specifically for concrete disposal from properties located within City limits. This is the only site that the City will allow any disposal of concrete. Please also be advised that a Public Works Supervisor must be on hand to estimate the amount of concrete being disposed. Please contact the Public Works Department prior to any disposal. The hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The charges are as follows:

Pieces 2' x 2' x 8" thick or smaller - $12/yd3 
Larger than dimension stated above - $23/yd3

Concrete that is too large for handling must be broken down prior to acceptance at the site.

The City of Yorkton will use the revenue collected from the acceptance of concrete to crush and recycle the material.

Any unauthorized dumping of concrete on city owned property without permission will result in a fine.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to call Public Works Department at 786-1760, during the business hours noted above.
 

 

 

 

Request for Tender
Crushing of Recycled Concrete & Asphalt

  
Name of Tender: Crushing of Recycled Concrete & Asphalt Tender
Tender must be received by: 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 3, 2006

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
 
Crushing of Recycled Concrete & Asphalt Tender
to:
Department of Planning & Engineering
2nd Floor, 37 Third Avenue North
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:
Quotations are invited for the crushing of the City's recycled concrete and asphalt. The work shall include the crushing and stockpiling of the following approximate quantities of reclaimed materials:

PART A - Approximately 5,200 cubic meters of recycled concrete
PART B - Approximately 2,000 cubic meters of recycled asphalt

Contractors should note that each part shall be treated as a separate quotation. All quantities on the Schedule of Prices are approximate and the City reserves the right to adjust quantities at the time of placing order.

To receive the complete tender package, please contact Trent Mandzuk, Public Works Manager at (306) 786-1760.

Tenders shall remain open for acceptance by the City and irrevocable for thirty (30) calendar days following the date specified for tender closing. 

Tenders received after the date and time specified for closing will be marked late and be returned unopened.

Contact Person: Enquiries regarding the tendering procedure and particulars should be directed to: 

Trent Mandzuk, Public Works Manager
Phone: 786-1760
Fax: 783-5933
Email:

The City reserves the right to reject any or all tenders. 
Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
  

 

 

 

Request For Tender:
Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre Janitorial Services

  
Name of Tender: Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre Janitorial Services 
Tender Must be Received by: 4:00 p.m. on March 29, 2006

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:

Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre Janitorial Services
to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:
Tender specifications are available at Leisure Services, 2nd floor, City Hall, 37 3rd Avenue North, Yorkton, Saskatchewan. 

Contract period: One year with option to renew for three years.

Site Inspection required by all bidders. Please contact Leisure Services at 786-1750 to arrange an appointment. 

Tenders shall remain open for acceptance by the City and irrevocable for thirty (30) calendar days following the date specified for tender closing. 

Tenders received after the date and time specified for closing will be marked late and be returned unopened.

Contact Person: Enquiries regarding the tendering procedure and particulars should be directed to: 

Darcy McLeod, Director of Leisure Services 
Phone: 786-1750
Fax: 786-6880
Email:

The City reserves the right to reject any or all tenders. 
Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
    

 

 

 

Contract Caterer
Gallagher Centre Convention  

 
Applications are now being accepted for a 
CONTRACT CATERER
for the Gallagher Centre Convention Hall 
by the Gallagher Centre Management Board 
Yorkton, SK

A copy of the contract requirements may be picked up at the Gallagher Centre Administration Office or by contacting the office at (306) 783-4800 to receive the information by fax or e-mail.

This opportunity will be of interest to those experienced in catering to groups of 50 to 1200 with the average banquet running around 250.

Sealed applications clearly marked "Convention Hall Catering" will be received by the undersigned up until 4:00 p.m., April 7, 2006.

General Manager 
Gallagher Centre Management Board 
Box 908 
Yorkton, SK S3N 2X1
  

 

 

 

Notice to Dog Owners

  
Dog ownership has many benefits, but with ownership also comes responsibility. The City of Yorkton understands the joys pet ownership can bring. Please ensure that you clean up after your pet.

Please make every effort to observe the following bylaw requirement: 

Clean up after your pet: 
  • If a dog defecates on any public or private property within the City of Yorkton other than the property of its owner, the owner of the animal shall cause the defecation to be removed immediately. This includes all city property (ie. sidewalks, parks, as well as your neighbour's lawn). Please carry a plastic bag at all times when you take your pet for a walk. 
  • Any person owning a dog and occupying a property in the City of Yorkton shall remove any and all dog defecation from the said property on a daily basis and shall dispose of the defecation in a sanitary manner.

Thank you for being a responsible pet owner.
 

 

 

 

City of Yorkton Cemetery 
Notice 


Effective March 13, 2006 Leisure Services will be selling plots in Block 24 (south east corner) of the City of Yorkton Cemetery.

Plots will be sold on a first come, first served basis, in accordance with City of Yorkton Cemetery Bylaw #1/2004. All purchases must be paid in full.

For more information contact Leisure Services at 786-1750.
  

 

 

 

Healthy Living Through Nia  

 
 
Nia combines movements and concepts from Yoga, Tai Chi, Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Jazz, and modern dance to offer total body cardiovascular conditioning and cross training for any sport or activity.

Wednesday Nights 
April 12- June 14, 2006 
(8 classes) 
7:00 p.m - 8:15 p.m. 
Cost is $50.00 
FREE Class March 22nd!

Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre Theatre 
Instructor: Reagan Jewitt 
To register call 786-1740
 

 

 

 

Yoga


Tuesday Nights 
April 11 - June 20, 2006
(10 classes)

Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre 
Instructor: Michelle Smith - Barker

Class #1 7:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m. C
lass #2 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Cost is $60.00 To register call 786-1740.
 

 

 

 

Easter Break Kids Convention


April 17 - 21, 2005 
8:00am to NOON; 1:00pm to 5:00pm 
(lunch hour will be supervised if required) 
Gloria Hayden Community Centre

Ages 6 - 12 
Fun, games, sports, arts & crafts 
Snacks will be provided

Cost is $50.00 / participant 
Pre-registration ONLY 
maximum 30 children

For more information or to register call 
786-1776.

Sponsored by: 
City of Yorkton Leisure Services Boys & Girls Club of Yorkton