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City of Yorkton News
October 5 to October 11, 2006

  

 

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Public Notice
Notice of Poll

 
 LGEA Form N (Section 55)

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

Public notice is hereby given that a poll is to be held for the election of:

Mayor:   City of Yorkton 1
Councillor: City of Yorkton 6

Voting will take place on Wednesday, October 25th, 2006 
from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the polling places listed below.

Polling Area No. 1 - Gallagher Centre - Flexi-Hall - 455 Broadway Street West 
Polling Area No. 2 - Gloria Hayden Community Centre - 397 Darlington Street East

I will, at City Hall, 37 Third Avenue North, on the 27th day of October 2006, at the hour of 12:00 noon, declare the results of the election.

Dated at Yorkton this 29th day of September 2006. 
BONNIE SCHENHER, ASSOCIATE RETURNING OFFICER
 

 

 

 

Public Notice
Notice of Advance Poll

  
LGEA Form O [Section 94(b)]

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

Public notice is hereby given that provision has been made for an ADVANCE POLL for the election of:

Mayor:   City of Yorkton 1
Councillor: City of Yorkton 6
 
The advance poll is held for the convenience of electors who: 
  • are physically disabled;
  • have been appointed as election officials; or
  • anticipate being unable to vote on election day.

Voting will take place on Thursday, October 12th, 2006 from 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m. and Thursday, October 19th, 2006 from 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m. at CITY HALL, 37 THIRD AVENUE NORTH, YORKTON, SASKATCHEWAN and on Saturday, October 21st, 2006 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the GALLAGHER CENTRE, 455 BROADWAY STREET WEST, YORKTON, SASKATCHEWAN.

Dated at Yorkton this 29th day of September 2006. 
BONNIE SCHENHER, ASSOCIATE RETURNING OFFICER
  

 

 

 

Public Notice
Notice of Mobile Poll

 
 LGEA Section 22.1

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

Public notice is hereby given that a provision has been made for a MOBILE POLL for the election of:

Mayor:   City of Yorkton 1
Councillor: City of Yorkton 6

to provide for the attendance of election officials at the residence of an elector who, because of physical disability or limited mobility, or who is a resident caretaker of an elector who is unable to attend an established polling place to vote. An elector wishing to utilize the mobile poll must apply in writing on a form prescribed by The Local Government Election Act to the Returning Officer by 4:00 p.m. on October 17th, 2006.

Applications and further information may be obtained at:

CITY HALL, 37 THIRD AVENUE NORTH, YORKTON, SASKATCHEWAN
 BONNIE SCHENHER, ASSOCIATE RETURNING OFFICER 
786-1717 (Fax: 786-6880) 
OR
Elections

Dated at Yorkton, Saskatchewan this 29th day of September 2006. 
BONNIE SCHENHER, ASSOCIATE RETURNING OFFICER
   

 

 

 

Public Notice
Notice of Special Poll

  
 LGEA Section 22

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

Public notice is hereby given that a provision has been made for SPECIAL POLLS for the election of:

Mayor:   City of Yorkton 1
Councillor: City of Yorkton 6

These Special Polls for voting will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2006 at the following times and locations and are open only for electors of the City who are residing or receiving care at the following facilities:

Queen Elizabeth Court: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Yorkton Regional Health Centre: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Yorkton and District Nursing Home:  1:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. 
Independent Manor:  4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Further information may be obtained at:

CITY HALL, 37 THIRD AVENUE NORTH, YORKTON, SASKATCHEWAN 786-1717 (Fax: 786-6880)

Dated at Yorkton, Saskatchewan this 29th day of September 2006. 
BONNIE SCHENHER, ASSOCIATE RETURNING OFFICER
    

 

 

 

Public Notice
Purchasing of Goods and Services Policy

 
Public Notice is hereby given that the Council of the City of Yorkton intends to consider adopting a new Purchasing of Goods and Services Policy No. 10.110. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that value for goods and services purchased is obtained, to establish limits on purchasing authority for the various departments and to provide accountability in this process.

Any person wishing to make oral or written representations to City Council may do so at the Council meeting to be held on Monday, October 16, 2006 at 5:00 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers, 37 Third Avenue North.

In order to view the draft policy or for further information, please call the Director of Finance, Lonnie Kaal at 786-1721
 

 

 

 

Public Notice
Notice of Meetings

 
Yorkton Public Library Board 
The next meeting of the Yorkton Public Library Board will be held on:

Date:  October 11, 2006
Time: 7:00 a.m.
Location:  Yorkton Public Library Meeting Room

Municipal Heritage Advisory Sub-Commission 
The next meeting of the Municipal Heritage Advisory Sub-Commission will be held on:
 

Date:  October 12, 2006
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location:
 
Meeting Room "A" - City Hall
 
 

 

 

Next Council Meeting

 
The next council meeting will be held on October 16, 2006 at 5:00 p.m.
 

 

 

 

Request for Quotation
Janitorial Services

 
Name of Quotation: Janitorial Services City Hall / R.C.M.P / Postal Boxes
Quotation must be received by: 4:00 p.m. on October 6 , 2006

Please send sealed Quotation clearly marked:
 
JANITORIAL SERVICES CITY HALL / R C M P
to:
Department of Leisure Services 
City of Yorkton 
Box 400 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

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

Any questions must be sent to the contact person, via-email to , no later than 1 week prior to the quotation closing date.

Quotations will not be considered if an on-site inspection has not been completed prior to quotation being submitted.

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

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

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

Dennis Woroschuk, Facilities Manager 
Phone: 621-5320 
Fax: 786-6880 
Email: 

The City reserves the right to reject any or all quotations. 
Lowest or any quotation not necessarily accepted.

 

 

 

 

2006 Water Main Flushing Program

   
The Public Works Department will commence a water main flushing program on Sunday, Oct 15, 2006 at 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Flushing is required to remove the rust and sediment that has accumulated in the water mains. City crews will be flushing the mains from approx. 8:00 p.m. through to 6:00 a.m. for four or five nights until completed. Flushing will begin in Weinmaster Park and southwest areas of the City on the first evening and move towards City centre thereafter.

During flushing, the water will contain a considerable amount of rust and sediment, and may be discolored for several hours. The system pressure will fluctuate during the flushing period. Both the sediment and the low pressure can cause problems in the operation of plumbing fixtures, especially air conditioning, refrigeration equipment, and water softeners. Doing laundry is not recommended, as the discolored water will stain clothing. For this reason, it is advisable not to use water if it is discolored unless it is absolutely necessary to do so.

Residents who live in the areas being flushed should collect containers of water beforehand for drinking and cooking, before the flushing program starts. Residents should use as little water as possible, and should avoid drawing water into their homes. It's best not to use your washing machine or dishwasher until the water color returns to normal.

If further information is required, please contact the Public Works or Engineering Departments at 786-1760 or 786-1730 between 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday.
 

 

 

 

Construction/Road Closures

 
Over the next couple of weeks, expect delays or road closures in the following locations due to system improvements: 

  • Queen Street and Glenbrooke 
  • Queen Street and Rosefield
  • Queen Street and Gladstone Ave. South.
  • Sunset Gate

Please avoid these areas for the next couple of weeks where possible.

Public Works Department
   

 

 

 

Yorkton Sanitary Landfill
Fall and Winter Hours of Operation

 
The winter landfill hours are as follows:

OCTOBER 1 to APRIL 30

Monday to Friday:  
Saturday: 
9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

CLOSED SUNDAYS AND STATUTORY HOLIDAYS

Please enter not later than 15 minutes before closing to allow for material handling.