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City of Yorkton News
February 15 to February 21, 2007  



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Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

 
Protective Services Commission
The next meeting of the Protective Services Commission will be held on:

Date: February 20, 2007
Time: 7:00 a.m.
Location:
 
Meeting Room “A” – City Hall
 
 

 

 

Next Council Meeting

 
The next council meeting will be held on March 5, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.
 

 

 

 

Job Opportunities
S-CAPE Programmers

 
APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR
:
4 - Full Time Summer Culture, Recreation and Sport Programmer Positions

The programmers will be responsible for development of the Summer Programs within the City of Yorkton. You will be responsible for planning, marketing, implementing and evaluating the Summer Program for children and youth 6 -12 years of age.

Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to those with Recreation/Leisure training and/or related experience;
  • Program delivery knowledge or experience;
  • Must maintain and possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license and own transportation;
  • Must possess and maintain R.C.M.P. Security Clearance;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Valid CPR and First Aid preferred;
  • Knowledge of computers would be an asset.

Salary:
$10.15 per hour (35 hours per week)

Please submit a resume and cover letter stating qualifications, experience and references to:

Human Resources Department
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3
Fax: (306) 786-6880
E-mail:
Application Deadline: Friday, March 30, 2007

For further information visit our website at www.yorkton.ca or call Darren Spelay, Community Program Co-ordinator at 786-1750.

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 
 

 

 

 

Request for Tender
Hard Landscaping – C.P.R. Park

 
Name of Tender: Hard Landscaping – C.P.R. Park
Tender must be received by: 2:00 p.m. on Feb. 16, 2007

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
 
HARD LANSCAPING - C.P.R Park
to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton 
Box 400 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:
Construction of all stamped patterned concrete pavement as per Landscape drawing.

Specifications are available at: Parks Shop 263 Myrtle Ave., Yorkton, SK

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: 

Harry Kerr, Seasonal Park Foreman
Phone: 786-1779
Fax: 782-2606
E-mail:

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

  

 

 

 

Request for Tender
Site Preparation - C.P.R. Park

 
Name of Tender: Site Preparation - C.P.R. Park
Tender must be received by: 2:00 p.m. on Feb. 16, 2007

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
 
SITE PREPARATION - C.P.R Park
to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton 
Box 400 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:
Prepare site for development such as:

  1. Grading; rough and finish
  2. Stockpiling and supply of topsoil.

Specifications are available at: Parks Shop 263 Myrtle Ave., Yorkton, SK

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: 

Harry Kerr, Seasonal Park Foreman
Phone: 786-1779
Fax: 782-2606
E-mail:

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

  

 

 

 

Request for Tender
Supply of Turf – C.P.R. Park

 
Name of Tender: Supply of Turf – C.P.R. Park
Tender must be received by: 2:00 p.m. on Feb. 16, 2007

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
 
SUPPLY OF TURF - C.P.R. Park
to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton 
Box 400 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:
Supply approximately 10,000 sq. feet of sod as per specifications.

Specifications are available at: Parks Shop 263 Myrtle Ave., Yorkton, SK

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: 

Harry Kerr, Seasonal Park Foreman
Phone: 786-1779
Fax: 786-2606
E-mail:

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

  

 

 

 

Request for Tender
Planting Material - C.P.R. Park

 
Name of Tender: Planting Material - C.P.R. Park
Tender must be received by: 2:00 p.m. on Feb. 23, 2007

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
 
Planting Material - C.P.R Park
to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton 
Box 400 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:
Supply plant material including trees and shrubs as per landscape specifications.

Specifications are available at: Parks Shop 263 Myrtle Ave., Yorkton, SK

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: 

Harry Kerr, Seasonal Park Foreman
Phone: 786-1779
Fax: 782-2606
E-mail:

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

  

 

 

 

Request for Tender
Park Bench Supply - C.P.R. Park

 
Name of Tender: Park Bench Supply- C.P.R. Park
Tender must be received by: 2:00 p.m. on Feb. 23, 2007

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
 
Park Bench Supply - C.P.R Park
to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton 
Box 400 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:
Supply metal benches and refuse containers.

Specifications are available at: Parks Shop 263 Myrtle Ave., Yorkton, SK

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: 

Harry Kerr, Seasonal Park Foreman
Phone: 786-1779
Fax: 782-2606
E-mail:

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

  

 

 

 

Request for Tender
Deer Park Clubhouse Janitorial Services

 
Name of Tender: DEER PARK CLUBHOUSE JANITORIAL SERVICES
Tender must be received by: 4:00 p.m. on March 2, 2007

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
  
Deer Park Clubhouse 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.

Preference will be given to contractors bidding on Deer Park Food & Beverage Services Tender, and those with experience in providing janitorial services.

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: 782-6880
E-mail:

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

   

 

 

 

Request for Proposals
Kinsmen Arena Concession

 
Name of Proposal: KINSMEN ARENA CONCESSION
Proposal must be received by: 4:00 p.m. on March 2, 2007

Please send sealed proposal clearly marked:
 
Kinsmen Arena Concession
to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton 
Box 400 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

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

Contract period:  One year with option to renew.

Proposals will ONLY be considered if also bidding on Deer Park Food Services Tender and Deer Park Caretaking, and those with experience in the food service industry..

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

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

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

Darcy McLeod, Director of Leisure Services
Phone: 786-1750
Fax: 782-6880
E-mail:

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

    

 

 

 

Request for Proposals
Deer Park Food & Beverage Services

 
Name of Proposal: DEER PARK FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICES
Proposal must be received by: 4:00 p.m. on March 2, 2007

Please send sealed proposal clearly marked:
 
Deer Park Food & Beverage Services
to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton 
Box 400 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

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

Contract period:  One year with option to renew.

Preference will be given to contractors bidding on Clubhouse Caretaking Tender, and those with experience in the food service industry..

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

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

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

Darcy McLeod, Director of Leisure Services
Phone: 786-1750
Fax: 782-6880
E-mail:

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

  

 

 

 

February Break Leisure Swims

 
February 12 – 16, 2007

10:00 a.m. to NOON
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Regular Pool Admission applies.
For more information call 786-1740.
 

 

 

 

Family Day Leisure Swim

 
Monday, February 19th
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Regular Pool Admission applies.
For more information call 786-1740.
  

 

 

 

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.

Trail Fees:
$15.00/family
$10.00/single
Payable at the trailhead at Deer Park

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

 

 

 

Cardio Combo
Noon Hour Fitness Class

  
The class features a mix of Cardio & Body Sculpting.  Hi/Lo cardio intervals and toning components make this a total body workout!

Wednesdays
12:10 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Gallagher Centre Flexihall
Starts January 10th, 2007

Cost is $5.00/class

Instructor: Denise Soloninko

For more information call 786-1740.
 

 

 

 

Co-Ed Adult Recreational Soccer

   
Starts January 10, 2007

Wednesday Nights
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Gallagher Centre Flexihall

Cost is $3.00/person

For more information call 786-1740.

Sponsored by:
City of Yorkton Leisure Services
Yorkton Soccer Association
 

 

 

 

In Motion Winter Festival

  
Monday, February 19, 2007
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Knights of Columbus Park - Circlebrooke Drive
Families and children of all ages welcome!

Join us for tobogganing, skating, refreshments, snow games and lots of family fun!

For more information contact
the Boys & Girls Club at 783-2582

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

 

 

 

Pilates


10 week program featuring STOTT PILATES essential matwork exercises.
These exercises focus on core stability including pelvic and shoulder girdle stabilization.

Join STOTT PILATES to help you gain strength, flexibility and endurance without risking injury or adding bulk.

Thursday Nights

February 1 – April 5, 2007
(10 classes)

Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre

Instructor: Staci Wyatt

Class #1
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Class #2
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Cost is $60.00

To register call 786-1740