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City of Yorkton News
June 21 to June 27, 2007  



Past articles can be found in the Archives.

 


 

 

Public Notice
City Hall New Summer Hours

 
Please be advised that summer hours for City Hall
will be as follows:

City Hall – Hours of Operation
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
July 3rd to August 31, 2007
  

 

 

 

Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

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

Date: June 26 , 2007
Time: 1:15 p.m.
Location:
 
Independent Manor Lounge
 
 

 

 

Next Council Meeting

 
The next council meeting will be held on July 9, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.
 

 

 

 

Job Opportunity
Engineering Student - technical Assistant

 
APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR THE POSITION OF
ENGINEERING STUDENT – TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING & ENGINEERING

This position shall provide the technical assistance for surveying and AutoCAD/GIS for capital projects and replacement and maintenance programs particularly relating to the Planning and Engineering Department working under the direction of the Engineering Assistant.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide assistance with surveying on various construction projects.
  • Provide assistance with AutoCAD/GIS for various projects.
  • Assist with maintenance of engineering plans and records.
  • Perform other related duties as requested and assist with the general operation of the Engineering office.
  • Must comply with the OH&S Act and Regulations, and all Safety Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Use every reasonable precaution to avoid workplace incidents..

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain good relations with staff and the general public.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and perform duties with minimal supervision.
  • Currently enrolled in a recognized Technical Institute or University pursuing employment in an Engineering field.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Saskatchewan Provincial driver’s license. 
  • Possess and maintain R.C.M.P. security clearance.
  • Other related skills:
    • Problem solving/decision making
    • Leadership
    • Initiative and innovation
    • Written communication

This position is intended to correspond with a 4 or 8 month WORK TERM from school.

Please submit a detailed resume complete with three references no later than Friday, June 22, 2007 to:

City of Yorkton Human Resources Department
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3
Email:
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.
         

 

 

 

Job Opportunity
Building Official/Development Officer

  
APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR A
Building Official/Development Officer

Reporting to the Manager of Building Services, the Building Official/Development Officer will work autonomously in the provision of service to residents and clients of the City of Yorkton in the areas of: building bylaw and national building code application, real estate sales, zoning bylaw application, and business license bylaw administration.  This position is responsible for working with various municipal planning services concerning the growth, development, and revitalization of the City of Yorkton, being able to exercise good judgment, initiative, and creativity.  The position requires the ability to work independently while at the same time in cooperation with various municipal departments in performing work in one or more fields related to community/ land use planning, development control and policy development.
For qualifications required and a complete job description and posting please visit Employment.  If this challenging position interests you, please submit a detailed resume complete with three references by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2007 to: 

Human Resource Department
37 Third Avenue North
Box 400    Yorkton, Saskatchewan    S3N 2W3
Fax:  306-786-6880   
Email:

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

 

 

 

Job Opportunity
Planner I (Jr. Planner)

 
APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR A
Planner I (Jr. Planner)

Reporting directly to the Director of Planning and Engineering, the Planner I (Jr. Planner) is to assist in the municipal planning services relating to the growth, development and revitalization for the City of Yorkton.  The successful employee will exercise good judgment, initiative and creativity.    The nature of the work involves and requires both a significant degree of independence, as well as an interdependence and cooperation with various municipal departments in performing professional planning work in one or more fields related to community/ land use planning, development control and policy development.
For qualifications required and a complete job description and posting please visit Employment.   If this challenging position interests you, please submit a detailed resume complete with three references by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2007 to: 

Human Resource Department
37 Third Avenue North
Box 400    Yorkton, Saskatchewan    S3N 2W3
Fax:  306-786-6880   
Email:

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

 

 

 

Request for Tender
Kinsmen Arena Lighting

 
Name of Tender: Kinsmen Arena Lighting
Tender must be received by: 4:00 p.m. on June 22, 2007

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

Details of Tender:

 Provide separate quote for supply and installation:

#1 Supply Quote
37-Widelite #  1LQUPS357DOHIPL complete with lamp and additional 36 lamps
(please contact RIC Steele--ISTED Technical)

# 2 Supply Installation Quote
36-Widelite Fixtures as in above; All necessary materials, labor, electrical work and any required permits

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: 

Brian Dudar, Parks & Arena Manager
Phone: 786-1754
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
Kinsmen Arena Furnace Replacement

 
Name of Tender: Kinsmen Arena Furnace Replacement
Tender must be received by: 4:00 p.m. on June 29, 2007

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

Details of Tender:

Remove, Supply and Installation

Work to consist of the removal of 5 furnaces and the installation of 5 high efficient furnaces.  Quote must include all necessary materials, labor, and applicable permits required. 

For site visitation, please contact Brian Dudar, Parks & Arena Manager at 621-6771, or at the Parks Branch office, 263 Myrtle Avenue, 786-1754.

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: 

Brian Dudar, Parks & Arena Manager
Phone: 786-1754
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
Ductless Air Conditioner

 
Name of Tender: Ductless Air Conditioner
Tender must be received by: 2:00 p.m. on June 22, 2007

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
 
Ductless Air Conditioner
to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton 
Box 400 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:

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

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

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: 

Kelly Kaban, Computer/Network Systems Manager
Phone: 786-1754
Fax: 782-2606
E-mail:

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

         

 

 

 

Equipment / Vehicles
for Sale by Public Works

  
  1. 1987 Bomag BW-90ADL twin vibratory smooth drum roller, Serial # 101460200464. Single cylinder Deutz diesel, 35” drums, front and rear spray bars, hydrostatic drive. 893 hrs. $5,500.00 OBO
     
  2. 1991 International 4 Ton, Serial # 1HTSCNPP9MH375136. DT 360 diesel, Allision MT653 automatic, 2 speed rear, 11-22.5 tires, 5195hrs. C/W a 1967 Seagrave 9yd salt / sand spreader, self-contained hydraulics powered by a 20hp Honda V-twin. $ 15,000.00 OBO

All are subject to a reserve value previously determined by the City of Yorkton.  If reserves are not met, acceptance of offer closest to the reserve bid may be considered.  For more information or to make an appointment to view the units please call John, Theo or Trent at the Public Works Dept. at (306) 786-1760.
 

 

 

 

Broadway & Mayhew Traffic Lights

 
Please be advised that the traffic loops that monitor vehicle presence at this intersection are not functioning properly. Therefore, the signals are on a pre-timed pattern, and as a result, the Broadway Street eastbound left turning arrow will have a 7-second phase. The intersection will function in this manner until the required repairs can be completed.

Planning & Engineering Dept.
786-1730
 

 

 

 

S-CAPE 2007

 
Summer Cultural Arts and Physical Activity Experiences
Sports, games, crafts, special guests, field trips and more

July 3 – August 17, 2007

For children ages 6 – 12

Mondays
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday to Thursday
9:00 a.m. to NOON
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fridays
9:00 a.m. to NOON

Locations
Gloria Hayden Community Centre
Gallagher Centre Flexihall

Cost
$2.00 drop-in fee per session or $50.00 for a summer pass

For more information contact our summer programmers
Bret, Cole Jana, or Ashley at:
786-1707
   

 

 

 

Gallagher Centre Water Park
FREE Monthly Leisure Swim

 
Monday, June 25
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Remember to bring a lock.  Children ages 6 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information call 786-1740.

Sponsored by the Painted Hand Community Development Corporation.