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City of Yorkton News
October 30 to November 5, 2008




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Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

Municipal Planning Commission
The next meeting of the Municipal Planning Commission will be held on:

Date:
November 5, 2008
Time:
7:00 a.m.
Location:

Meeting Room “A” – City Hall

 

 

 
Public Notice
Proposed Bylaw No. 35/2008

The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 207 of The Planning and Development Act, 2007 hereby gives notice of its intention to pass Bylaw No. 35/2008.  This Bylaw (1) changes the zoning on the property bounded by Darlington Ave. on the North, Seventh Ave. N. on the West, the northern boundary of the C-1 Zone along Smith St. E. and the rear lane between Seventh Ave. N. and Sixth Ave North, from C-3 to Mixed Density Residential R-5 Zoning District, (2) allows a mixed use commercial/residential above development on the most southerly two lots in this subdivision (Lots 1 and 2, Block 2, Plan 01Y01012), and (3) permits bow and bay windows as a permitted encroachment in any yard throughout the City.

The proposed bylaw zoning amendment may be inspected in the office of the Director of Planning and Engineering, City Hall by any person without payment of any fees between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., all holidays excepted and up until 12:00 noon Friday October 31, 2008.

To view Bylaw No. 35/2008, visit Public Notices.

Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday November 3, 2008 in the City Hall Council Chambers, Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 5:00 p.m. All submissions must be submitted in writing by 12:00 noon Thursday October 30th, 2008 to Bonnie Schenher, City Clerk.  Oral or written submissions will be considered when the Public Hearing, in respect to this application, is in session.

CITY OF YORKTON
Roger Hunter, MCIP, PPS    
Director of Planning and Engineering
Phone: (306) 786-1730
Email:

 

 

 
Public Notice
Proposed Bylaw No. 36/2008

The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 207 of The Planning and Development Act, 2007 hereby gives notice of its intention to pass Bylaw No. 36/2008, which is an amendment to City of Yorkton Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 to establish the Commercial-Industrial Transitional CMI-1 zoning district and change the zoning designation of industrial properties in the City Centre Commercial C-1 zone to CMI-1.
 
The proposed bylaw zoning amendment may be inspected in the office of the Director of Planning and Engineering, City Hall by any person without payment of any fees between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., all holidays excepted and up until 12:00 noon Friday, October 31, 2008.

To view Bylaw No. 36/2008, visit Public Notices.

Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday November 3, 2008 in the City Hall Council Chambers, Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 5:00 p.m. All submissions must be submitted in writing by 12:00 noon, Thursday, October 30, 2008 to Bonnie Schenher, City Clerk.  Oral or written submissions will be considered when the Public Hearing, in respect to this application, is in session.

CITY OF YORKTON
Roger Hunter, MCIP, PPS    
Director of Planning and Engineering
Phone: (306) 786-1730
Email:

 

 

 
Next Council Meeting
The next council meeting will be held on November 3, 2008 at 5:00 p.m.
 

 

 
Did You Know...

that all of the information contained
in the City Ad is
also accessible on the City of Yorkton’s website?

Just go to our Website at
www.yorkton.ca
and click on the "City News" link on the right-hand side.

 

 

 
Job Opportunity
Computer Support Technician

Job Opportunity
City of Yorkton is recruiting for a
COMPUTER SUPPORT TECHNICIAN
FINANCE DEPARTMENT

The City of Yorkton is seeking a talented and self-motivated individual with a passion for computers and technology to join our Information Technology team as the Computer Support Technician. An ideal candidate would be creative, conscientious, and detail-oriented, with excellent spoken and written communication skills, and with excellent research skills. This dynamic candidate would also be competent in a wide range of disciplines including customer service, hardware, software, networking, databases, web site design, and multimedia creation/design/editing. This person would be able to maintain high levels of confidentiality while offering consistent high-quality service to staff and citizens in an ever-evolving environment.

The Computer Support Technician shall report to and complement the Computer/Network Systems Manager in the overall administration, planning, organizing, co-ordination, control and evaluation of the City of Yorkton’s computer operations, programs and network services and all related information services for the City of Yorkton.  Candidates should possess a minimum qualification of COMPTIA A+ Certification or equivalent with three years experience in the IT field.

For a complete Job Description, visit Employment.

Applicants should submit a copy of a detailed resume, complete with three references and telephone number, no later than 4:00 p.m. Friday, October 31st, 2008 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.

 

 

 
Truck for Sale

1988 Dodge Half Ton for sale by sealed bid:

  • Vin #:1B7HDI4Y3J5715213
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Air, Tilt, Cruise, 318 Engine, 163460 kms.

Unit will be sold in “as is, where is condition” without warranty.
To view unit call the Public Works Dept. at 786-1760.

Bids will be accepted until Monday, November 10th 2008, 12:00 p.m. with the opening to commence at 1:00 p.m.  All bids must be clearly marked “Dodge Half Ton” and dropped off at the Public Works Department, 85 York Road East.

 

 

 
Introduction to Tree Pruning

Thursday, November 6, 2008
7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre

Everyone is welcome to attend - session is FREE of charge.
For more information call Harry Kerr, Parks Department, at 786-1780.

 

 

 
City of Yorkton Cemetery
Fall Clean-Up

Fall Clean-Up
Flower Arrangements

All flower arrangements that are not in vases secured to monuments will be removed October 31, 2008. If you wish to retain your arrangement, please remove it prior to this date.

Thank you for your co-operation.

City of Yorkton Leisure Service

 

 

 
Public Skating

FARRELL AGENCIES ARENA

Sunday Nights
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Admission: $2.25 per person or $5.50 per family
(paid at the Securtek Information Kiosk)
For more information call 786-1740.

KINSMEN ARENA

Public Skating:
Sunday Nights
Starting October 19, 2008
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Pre-School & Seniors Skate:
Wednesday Afternoons
Starting October 15, 2008
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.

 

 

 
Drop-In Basketball

Monday Nights
8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Gloria Hayden Community Centre Gym

Starts October 20, 2008
Cost is $3.00/person

For more information call 786-1776.

 

 

 
Co-Ed Adult Rec Soccer

Wednesday Nights
Gallagher Centre Flexihall
9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Cost is $3.00/person

For more information call the
Gallagher Centre Information Kiosk at 786-1740.

 

 

 
Notice to Property Owners

The City is undertaking a review of restricted accessibility in back lanes due to tree overgrowth.  Property owners should ensure that their trees are appropriately pruned and not obstructing public property.

As per the Urban Forestry Bylaw “Trees located on the premises of a taxpayer’s property, including back lane trees & shrubs, in both the residential or commercial zones of the City, are the responsibility of the homeowner.” 

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the City of Yorkton Parks Department at 786-1780.  Thank you for your cooperation

 

 

 
Halloween Movie Madness

Friday, October 31, 2008
Tower Theatre

2:00 p.m. – Kung Fu Panda
7:00 p.m. – Journey to the Centre of the Earth

FREE of Charge

Tickets available at:
Boys & Girls Club of Yorkton – First Avenue North
Gloria Hayden Community Centre

For more information call:
Boys & Girls Club of Yorkton at 783-2582

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

Please note that there will NOT be a Monster Mash event at the Gallagher Centre Agripavilion this year.