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City of Yorkton News
December 27 to January 2, 2008  



Past articles can be found in the Archives.

 


 

 
Public Notice
Commissions of Council - 2008

The City of Yorkton is inviting applications from people interested in serving on the various Commissions of Council for the year 2008.  Appointments will be made early in January to the following:

  • Development Appeals Board
  • Economic Development Commission
  • Leisure Services Commission (includes Ravine Ecological Preserve Sub-Commission, Arts Sub-Commission, and Deer Park Advisory)
  • Municipal Planning Commission (includes Municipal Heritage Advisory, Public Transit and Airport Services)
  • Protective Services Commission
  • Solid Waste Management Committee
  • Yorkton Local Library Board and Parkland Regional Library Board
  • Yorkton Housing Corporation

Please provide a brief letter of application by December 31st, 2007 to the undersigned at Box 400, Yorkton, Sask. S3N 2W3.  The application should include a brief description of experience, qualifications and reasons for applying.  If you require any information, please call 786-1701.

MAYOR CHRIS WYATT
City of Yorkton

 

 

 
Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

Municipal Planning Commission
The next meeting of the Municipal Planning Commission which was to be held on the date below has been CANCELLED:

Date:
January 2, 2008
Time:
7:00 a.m.
Location:
Meeting Room “A” – City Hall
 

 

 
Next Council Meeting
The next council meeting will be held on January 7, 2008 at 5:00 p.m.
 

 

 
City of Yorkton
Holiday Hours
Monday
December 24
Tuesday
December 25
Wednesday
December 26

City Hall - Closed
Gloria Hayden - Closed
Kinsmen Arena - Closed

Sanitary Landfill
closes at 2:00 p.m.

Gallagher Centre
closes at 3:00 p.m.

Dial-a-Bus Service
until 4:00 p.m.

Water Park
closes at 5:00 p.m.
 

City Hall - Closed
Gloria Hayden - Closed
Gallagher Centre - Closed
Kinsmen Arena - Closed
Sanitary Landfill - Closed

No Dial-a-Bus
Service

City Hall - Closed
Gloria Hayden - Closed
Gallagher Centre - Closed
Kinsmen Arena - Closed
Sanitary Landfill - Closed

No Dial-a-Bus
Service

Monday
December 31
Tuesday
January 1

City Hall - Closed

Gallagher Centre
closes at 3:00 p.m.

Sanitary Landfill
closes at 4:00 p.m.

Gloria Hayden
closes at 4:30 p.m.

Dial-a-Bus Service
until 4:00 p.m.

Kinsmen Arena
close at 5:00 p.m.

Water Park
close at 5:00 p.m.

City Hall - Closed
Gloria Hayden - Closed
Gallagher Centre - Closed
Kinsmen Arena - Closed
Sanitary Landfill - Closed

Water Park Open
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

No Dial-a-Bus
Service

 

Recycle Your Natural Christmas Tree
The City of Yorkton encourages you to recycle your natural Christmas Tree.
A designated drop off area will be located at the north end of the
Gallagher Centre Parking Lot.
Do your part to improve our environment!

Sanitary Landfill
Regular Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday—9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday—9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

After Hours Emergency Phone—786-1799

 

 

 
Request for Tender
Yorkton Public Library Janitorial
Name of Tender: Yorkton Public Library Janitorial
Tender must be received by: 4:30 p.m. on January 4, 2008

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
 
Yorkton Public Library Janitorial

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:   Three years

Site Inspection required by all bidders and will be held January 3, 2008 at 9:00 a.m.

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: 

Dennis Woroschuk, Facilities Manager
Phone: 786-1750
Fax: 786-6880
E-mail:

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

 

 

 
Request for Tender
Tourism/Chamber Building Janitorial
Name of Tender: Tourism/Chamber Building Janitorial
Tender must be received by: 4:30 p.m. on January 4, 2008

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
 
Tourism/Chamber Building Janitorial

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:   Three years

Site Inspection required by all bidders and will be held January 3, 2008 at 1:30 p.m.

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: 

Dennis Woroschuk, Facilities Manager
Phone: 786-1750
Fax: 786-6880
E-mail:

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

 

 

 

Meeting with the Director of the Office
of Residential Tenancies

(formerly the Rentalsman)

An informational meeting with the Director of the Office of Residential Tenancies is scheduled for the Yorkton Public Library, on Thursday, January 10th, 2008 from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide tenants, landlords, human service providers and the public at large with information about the laws relating to the landlord/tenant relationship.

There will be an opportunity to ask individual questions, however the purpose of this meeting will not be to delve into details of specific situations.

Landlords, tenants and community members are welcome to attend this meeting.

For planning purposes it would be helpful to know the numbers attending.  If you plan to attend, please pre-register with Christie at SIGN (783-9409).

 

 

 
Attention: Snowmobile Operators

snowmobile In accordance with The Snowmobile Act, the Council of the City of Yorkton advises that operation of snowmobiles within the corporate boundaries of the City of Yorkton is
NOT PERMITTED
whether licensed or not on any street, lane, avenue, highway, boulevard, park, playground, public reserve or vacant land either owned or leased and controlled by the City of Yorkton.

Bylaw No. 20/95 allows for the operation of licensed snowmobiles on DESIGNATED SIGNED ROUTES solely for the purpose of entering and exiting the corporate boundaries of the City of Yorkton for fuel, food and shelter only.  Route maps are available at City Hall or can be viewed at City Maps.

The City Detachment of the R.C.M.P. have been asked to enforce
Bylaw No. 20/95 effective immediately.

Bylaw Dept.

 

 

 
Gallagher Centre Water Park
Program Times

Leisure Swim

Monday to Thursday:
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Friday:
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Saturday:
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Sunday:
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  FAMILY SWIM 
* all children must be accompanied by an adult
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.     

Admission
 
Pre-School (0-2years)
FREE
Child (3-14 years)  
$3.00
Youth (15-17 years)  
$4.00
Adult (18+ years)   
$6.00
Family (immediate)    
$15.00
Aquacize Drop-in 
$6.00

Program times subject to change.
For more information on Water Park programs,
please call 786-1740.

 

 

 
Outdoor Rinks
Get out and enjoy the winter at…
  • Knights of Columbus Park - Circlebrooke Drive
  • Heritage Heights Park - McBurney Drive
  • Silver Heights Park - Sunset Drive
  • Weinmaster Park - Morrison Drive
  • Appleton Park - Appleton Drive

There are lights at Knights of Columbus, Heritage Heights and Weinmaster Park that are on from dusk to 10:00 p.m. each evening.

For more information call 786-1750.

 

 

 
Toboggan Hills
Get out and enjoy the winter at…
  • Deer Park Golf Course - Highway 52 West
  • Rodney Ridge - Roslyn Avenue
  • Knights of Columbus Park - Circlebrooke Drive
  • Weinmaster Park - Morrison Drive
For more information call 786-1750.
 

 

 
Cross Country Ski Trails

Six kilometers of classic cross-country ski trails have been groomed at Deer Park Municipal Golf Course by volunteers from the Yorkton Cross Country Ski Club.

For more information call Merlon at 782-5569 or Leisure Services at 786-1750.

 

 

 
Public Skating

FARRELL AGENCIES ARENA
Sunday Nights
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Admission:  $2 per person

KINSMEN ARENA
Public Skating:
Sunday Nights
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Pre-School & Seniors Skate:
Wednesday Afternoons
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

All programs at Kinsmen Arena are FREE of CHARGE.

For more information call Leisure Services at 786-1750.