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City of Yorkton News
December 10 to December 16, 2009




Past articles can be found in the Archives.

 

 
Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on December 14, 2009 at 5:00 p.m.


 

 

 
Public Notice
City of Yorkton Commissions of Council 2010

The City of Yorkton is inviting applications from people interested in serving on the various Commissions of Council for the year 2010.  Appointments will be made early in January to the following:

  • Business Improvement District Board
  • Development Appeals Board
  • Economic Development Committee
  • Leisure Services Committee (includes Ravine Ecological Preserve Sub-Committee, and Deer Park Advisory Sub-Committee)
  • Municipal Planning Commission (includes Municipal Heritage Advisory Sub-Commission)
  • Protective Services Committee
  • Solid Waste Management Committee
  • Yorkton Housing Committee
  • Yorkton Public Library Board
  • Yorkton Airport Authority

Please provide a brief letter of application by December 31st, 2009 to the undersigned at Box 400, Yorkton, Sask. S3N 2W3.  The application should include a brief description of experience, qualifications and reasons for applying. If you require any information, please call 786-1701.

MAYOR JAMES WILSON
City of Yorkton

 

 

 
Public Notice of Intention to Repeal
Designation as Municipal Heritage Property

Section 17(2), The Heritage Property Act, R.S.S. 1978, c.H-2.2, as amended

Notice is hereby given that not less than thirty days from the date of service of this notice, the Council of the City of Yorkton intends to pass a bylaw pursuant to the provisions of The Heritage Property Act, to repeal the Municipal Heritage Property designation of the following real property known as The Kent Flour Mill, legally described as Blk/Par 13, Plan No. 7023, Extension 0, As described on Certificate of Title No. 97Y04996 and located at 120 Livingstone Street.  The property was originally designated as Municipal Heritage Property by  Bylaw No. 3/97, read a third time and passed on the 12th day of May, A.D., 1997.  The reasons for the proposed repeal are as follows:  1) The City will be owners of this property and a previous building inspection had identified that there are concerns with the exterior walls and support beams thus the building needs to be demolished, 2) There is no viable plan to restore the building, 3) The property will sell without the liability of the buildings. Any person wishing to object to the proposed repeal must serve council with a written objection stating the reasons for the objection and all relevant facts not less than three days prior to consideration of the repealing bylaw. 

Dated this 10th day of December, 2009
Lonnie Kaal – Director of Finance
City of Yorkton

 

 

 
Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

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

Date:
  December 15, 2009
Time:
  7:00 a.m.
Location:
  Meeting Room "A" - City Hall

Leisure Services Committee
The next meeting of the Leisure Services Committee will be held on:

Date:
  December 15, 2009
Time:
  5:00 p.m.
Location:
  Meeting Room "B" - City Hall

 

 

 
Public Notice
Discretionary Use - 165 & 171 Broadway

Proposed Discretionary Use for 165 & 171 Broadway Street East

The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 55 of The Planning and Development Act, 2007 hereby gives notice of its intention to allow for an Automotive Maintenance facility, located on Lot B, Block 3, Plan 62Y00237 and Lot C, Block 3, Plan 101733140, civically known as 165 & 171 Broadway Street East, as a Discretionary Use in accordance with Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003. The use of an Automotive Maintenance facility is listed as Discretionary under the Zoning Bylaw and, as such, requires public notification before Council reviews the application and makes its decision.

The proposed Discretionary Use application may be inspected in the office of the Planning and Engineering Department, 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 December 11, 2009.

Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday December 14, 2009 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 December 10, 2009 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
Michael Eger
Planner
Phone: (306) 786-1730
Email:

 

 

 
Public Notice
Discretionary Use - 139 Second Ave. N.

Proposed Discretionary Use for 139 Second Avenue North

The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 55 of The Planning and Development Act, 2007 hereby gives notice of its intention to allow for a Bed and Breakfast Home, located on Lot 26, Block 11, Plan 27474, civically known as 139 Second Avenue North, as a Discretionary Use in accordance with Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003. The accessory use of a Bed and Breakfast Home is listed as Discretionary under the Zoning Bylaw and, as such, requires public notification before Council reviews the application and makes its decision.

The proposed Discretionary Use application may be inspected in the office of the Planning and Engineering Department, 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 December 11, 2009.

Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday December 14, 2009 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 December 10, 2009 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
Michael Eger
Planner
Phone: (306) 786-1730
Email:

 

 

 
Public Notice
Sale of Land

The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 101 of The Cities Act, 2003 and in accordance with Bylaw No. 8/2003 hereby gives public notice of its intention to consider selling the following property at a price offered which may be less than market value:

To Sell:
Lot 33, Block 61, Plan 101444352
known civically as 7 Alderwood Place for R-3 use as designated under the City of Yorkton Zoning Bylaw.

Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday December 14, 2009 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 December 10, 2009 to Bonnie Schenher, City Clerk.  Oral or written submissions will be considered when the Public Hearing, in respect to this application, is in session.  Further information may be obtained by contacting the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall or calling 786-1717.

 

 

 
Christmas Break
Kid's Convention

An opportunity for children to
participate in recreational activities
over the Christmas break.
A variety of sports, games and crafts with a seasonal theme.

December 28 to 31, 2009

Gloria Hayden Community Centre
8:00am to NOON; 1:00pm to 5:00pm
(lunch hour will be supervised if required)

$50.00/participant
Only 30 registrations will be taken

To register call the G.H.C.C. at 786-1776.

 

 

 
Gallagher Centre Water Park
Holiday Hours

December 21/09 to January 3/10

Monday, Dec. 21st to Wednesday, Dec. 23rd

          • 10am-12pm Leisure Swim
          • 1-5pm Leisure Swim
          • 7pm-9pm Leisure Swim

Thursday, Dec. 24th

          • 10am-12pm Leisure Swim

Friday, December 25th & Saturday, December 26th
CLOSED

Sunday, Dec. 27th

          • 1-3pm Family Swim
          • 3-5pm Leisure Swim
          • 7pm-9pm Leisure Swim

Monday, Dec. 28th to Wednesday, Dec. 30th

          • 10am-12pm Leisure Swim
          • 1-5pm Leisure Swim
          • 7pm-9pm Leisure Swim

Thursday, Dec. 31st

          • 10am-2pm Leisure Swim (TWOONIE SWIM)

Friday, Jan. 1st

          • 1-5pm FREE SWIM

Saturday, Jan. 2nd

          • 1-5pm Leisure Swim
          • 7pm-9:30pm Leisure Swim

Sunday, Jan. 3rd

          • 1-5pm Leisure Swim
          • 7pm-9pm Leisure Swim

Regular Water Park Swim hours resume Monday, January 4, 2010
Call 786-1740 if you require further information.

 

 

 
Gallagher Centre Water Park
AEC Recert & 2010 Swimming Lessons

Emergency Care Re-Certification
Monday December 21st, 2009
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Call 786-1740 to register!

Swimming Lesson Registrations – 2010
are now being taken!
Call 786-1740 to register!

 

 

 
2009 Holiday Hours