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January 18 to January 24, 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: January 16, 2007
Time: 7:00 a.m.
Location: Meeting Room “A” – City Hall



Public Notice
Notice of Advance Poll

LGEA Form O [Section 94(b)]

Christ the Teacher R.C.S.S.D. No. 212

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

Board Member (1)


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, January 25th, 2007 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at CITY HALL, 37 THIRD AVENUE NORTH, YORKTON, SASKATCHEWAN

Dated at Yorkton this 5th day of January 2007.




Public Notice
Notice of Poll

LGEA Form N [Section 55]

Christ the Teacher R.C.S.S.D. No. 212

Public notice is hereby given that a POLL is to be held for the by-election of:

Board Member (1)


Voting will take place of Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at City Hall, 37 Third Avenue North.

I will, at City Hall, 37 Third Avenue North, on the 2nd day of February 2007 at the hour of 12:00 noon, declare the results of the election.

Dated at Yorkton this 5th day of January 2007.




Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on January 22, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.



Discounted Bus Pass Program

are pleased to offer a

Discounted Bus Pass Program
Commencing January 1, 2007

Available to Participants Eligible for:

  • The Social Assistance Program
  • Transitional Employment Allowance
  • Provincial Training Allowance, and
  • Saskatchewan Employment Supplement
Monthly Adult Pass
Application Forms are Available at:
  City Hall
37- Third Avenue North
Community Resources
72 Smith Street East

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday:
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Dial-A-Bus Phone





Transit Fares 2007

Adults & Seniors
Students (Under 16)
Cash Fare $2.00 $1.00
Tickets (20/book) $34.00 $15.00
Monthly Passes



Request for Quotation
Fire Alarm System

Name of Tender: Fire Alarm System

Tender Must be Received by: 4:00 p.m. on Jan.19, 2007

Please send sealed quotation clearly marked:

Fire Alarm System
Department of Leisure Services 
City of Yorkton 
Box 400 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan 
S3N 2W3

Proposal specifications are available at Leisure Services, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 37 3rd Ave. North, Yorkton, Saskatchewan

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

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

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

Quotation 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 

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




Snowmobile Regulations 
Bylaw No. 8/2000

1. No person shall drive or operate a snowmobile whether it is licensed or not on any of the following:
street, lane, avenue, highway, boulevard, park or playground within the corporate limits of the City of Yorkton.
2. Operation of licensed snowmobiles shall be permitted in accordance with Bylaw No. 8/2000 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. on the routes designated in Schedule "A" of this bylaw <see below>.
Any person who contravenes any provisions of this bylaw may face fines and/or the snowmobile will be seized and impounded for a period of up to thirty (30) days.

To report an infraction of this bylaw you can contact the Yorkton RCMP City Detachment or the Bylaw Enforcement Office. For more information pertaining to this bylaw contact the Bylaw Enforcement Office at 786-1725.

Bylaw Control





2007 Calendar

Celebrating Yorkton’s 125 years of settlement.

Includes historic photos & anecdotes.

$10.00 including GST
Available at Frameworks on Broadway,
City Hall, Quick Print, & Tourism Yorkton




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:
Payable at the trailhead at Deer Park

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




Red Cross Standard First Aid/CPR-C


January 19 – 21, 2007
Friday 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
February 7 – 8, 2007
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
April 25 – 26, 2007
Wednesday  8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location: Gallagher Centre
Cost is $110.00
For more information or to register call 786-1740.




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!

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





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




Snorkeling Clinic

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Gallagher Centre Water Park
Regular Pool Admission applies

For more information or to register call 786-1740.