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City of Yorkton News
January 25 to January 30, 2007  

Past articles can be found in the Archives.




Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

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

Date: January 30, 2007
Time: 1:15 p.m.
Independent Manor Lounge



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 February 12, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.




Job Opportunity
Gallagher Centre Maintenance Manager

Gallagher Centre Maintenance Manager

The City of Yorkton, a progressive community of approximately 15,000 people, located in the beautiful Parkland Region, is recruiting a Maintenance Manager for the Gallagher Centre, our newly renovated multi-purpose facility.  Due to its large trading area, Yorkton has many larger city amenities while providing the quality of life of a smaller community.

Reporting to the General Manager the Maintenance Manager is responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of this multi-purpose facility.  This position will oversee all aspects of the plant operation, maintenance systems, capital projects, budget allocations and capital planning.  The Maintenance Manager is responsible for all maintenance staffing, ensuring that user requirements have been met, while providing customer satisfaction.  In the absence of the Gallagher Centre General Manager, the Maintenance Manager will be designated the acting Gallagher Centre General Manager and shall perform all duties and responsibilities in this capacity.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Journeyman experience or a related trade and supervisory experience;
  • Experience in facility operations, commercial or industrial building maintenance or construction;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A high degree of personal initiative, good planning and organizational skills.
  • A team player fostering positive communication with staff, contractors and citizens.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Saskatchewan Driver’s license.
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP security clearance.

The City offers an attractive salary and benefits package.  For further information and a complete job description visit Employment.

Please submit a detailed resume complete with three references by Friday, February 2, 2007 to:
City of Yorkton Human Resources Department
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3
Fax:  (306) 786-6880

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



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



Skatepark Open Public Meeting

The City of Yorkton will be holding an open public meeting to discuss the location of the City of Yorkton Skatepark on:

Thursday, February 1, 2007 7:00 p.m.
City Hall, Council Chambers

For more information call
Leisure Services at 786-1750
or e-mail: 




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.