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City of Yorkton News
March 26 to April 1, 2009

 


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Public Notice
Notice of Meetings

Municipal Planning Commission

The meeting of the Municipal Planning Commission which was to be held on:

Date:  April 1, 2009
Time:  7:00 a.m.
Location:  Meeting Room “A” – City Hall

HAS BEEN CANCELLED please note this update on your calendars

 

 

 
Public Notice
Assessment Roll
Assessment Roll

Public Notice is hereby given that pursuant to subsection 187(1) of The Cities Act, the assessment roll for the City of Yorkton for the year 2009 has been prepared and is open to inspection in the office of the assessor from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the following days: March 5 to May 4, 2009, inclusive.

Any person who wishes to appeal against his or her assessment or classification to the Board of Revision is required to file his or her appeal with: The Secretary to the Board of Revision, City of Yorkton, P.O. Box 400, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, S3N 2W3 on or before the 4th day of May, 2009.

For further information please contact Kathy Ritchie, City Assessment Co-ordinator at 786-1736.

Lonnie Kaal – Assessor
City of Yorkton

 

 

 
Notice of Public Meeting
Re: Orkney Annexation

The City of Yorkton, pursuant to Section 43 of The Cities Act, gave notice of its intention to apply for an alteration of its municipal boundaries to incorporate land currently under the jurisdiction of the Rural Municipality of Orkney No. 244 as shown on the map below and described as follows:

  • All those portions of the SE ¼ of Section 27 in Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All of those portions of the SW ¼ and SE ¼ of Section 26 in Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All of those portions of the SW ¼ and SE ¼ of Section 25 in Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All of those portions of the NE ¼ and SE ¼ of Section 22 in Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All of those portions of Section 23 in Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All those portions of Section 24 in Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All those portions of Section 13 in Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All of those portions of the NW ¼ of Section 8 in Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W2M lying north of the CNR railroad in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All of those portions of the NE ¼ of Section 8 in Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All of those portions of the SE ¼ of Section 8 in Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W2M lying north of the CNR railroad in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All of those portions of the NW ¼ and NE ¼ of Section 9 in Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All of those portions of the NW ¼ of Section 10 in Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All of those portions of the NW ¼, NE ¼ and SE ¼ of Section 12 in Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All those portions of the NW ¼ and NE ¼ of Section 27 in Twp. 25, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All of those portions of the NW ¼ and NE ¼ of Section 26 in Twp. 25, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244
  • All those portions of the NE ¼ of Section 25 in Twp. 25, Rge. 4 W2M lying in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244

The purpose of the proposed alteration is to provide sufficient lands within the City of Yorkton to accommodate continuing residential, commercial, industrial and institutional development, as well as to protect potential future areas of expansion from incompatible land uses developed to rural rather than urban design and engineering standards.

The City of Yorkton has received written notice of objection to the proposed boundary alteration.  Therefore, pursuant to Section 43 of The Cities Act, the City of Yorkton hereby gives notice that a public meeting regarding the proposed alteration of municipal boundaries will take place on the 8th day of April 2009 in Convention Room A & B, at the Gallagher Centre, 455 Broadway Street West, Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 7:30 p.m.

Any person wishing to speak at the public meeting will be provided 5 minutes to present their information or views relevant to the proposed boundary alteration.

Bonnie Schenher
City Clerk

 

 

 
Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on April 6, 2009 at 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 
Job Opportunity
Four Summer Programmers

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR
FOUR FULL TIME SUMMER CULTURE, RECREATION AND SPORT PROGRAMMER POSITIONS

The programmers will be responsible for development of the Summer Programs within the City of Yorkton. You will be responsible for planning, marketing, implementing and evaluating the Summer Program for children and youth 6-12 years of age.

Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to those with Recreation/Leisure training and/or related experience;
  • Program delivery knowledge or experience;
  • Must maintain and possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license and own transportation;
  • Excellent Written and verbal communication skills;
  • Valid CPR and First Aid preferred;
  • Knowledge of computers would be an asset
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance

Please submit a resume and cover letter stating qualifications, experience and references to:

City of Yorkton
Human Resources Department
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, SK S3N 2W3
Email:
Fax: (306)786-6880

Application Deadline: Friday, March 27, 2009

For further information call Darren Spelay, Community Program Co-ordinator at
786-1750.

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

 

 

 
Request for Tender - Queen St. WTP
Process & Building Mechanical

Sealed bids clearly marked "City of Yorkton, Queen Street WTP, Contract 4:  Process & Building Mechanical" will be received up to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2009 and should be sent to:

Associated Engineering
1 - 2225 Northridge Dr.
Saskatoon, SK
S7L 6X6

The work involves the construction of process and building mechanical work for the Queen Street Water Treatment Plant.

Contract Documents may be examined at the Associated Engineering offices located in Saskatoon and Regina and the Construction Association.

Contract Documents will be available for pickup by interested General Contractors at the offices of Associated Engineering in Saskatoon on or after Thursday, March 12, 2009 upon deposit of $100.00 per set, GST included. Deposits will be refunded only to those General Contractors submitting bona fide bids.  An electronic copy (PDF) of the Contract Documents is available at no charge.

Technical inquiries by bidders are to be directed to Shengtao Weng, P.Eng., via e-mail at wengs@ae.ca.

Bids must be accompanied by the specified Bid Bond and Consent of Surety Company payable to the City of Yorkton.

The lowest or any bid will not necessarily be accepted.

Owner Address
Box 400
37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, SK S3N 2W3
Engineer Address
1 - 2225 Northridge Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7L 6X6

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.

Enquiries regarding the tendering procedure and particulars should be directed to:

Shengtao Weng, P.Eng., Associated Engineering
Ph: (306)653-2137 ext. 222
Fx: (306)242-4904
E-mail: wengs@ae.ca

 

 

 
Easter Break Kids Convention

April 13 to 17, 2009
8:00am to NOON; 1:00pm to 5:00pm
(lunch hour will be supervised if required)
Gloria Hayden Community Centre

Ages 6 - 12
Fun, games, sports, arts & crafts
Snacks will be provided

Cost is $50.00 / participant
Pre-registration ONLY
maximum 25 children

For more information or to register call 786-1776

 

 

 
Gallagher Center Water Park
Youth Swim Night
Friday, March 27, 2009
10:00 p.m. to Midnight
Ages 12 & up
Cost is $2.00/person
Door prizes, pizza, games & more
For more information call 786-1740

 

 

 
Deer Park Golf Course 2009 Fees
 

Please note the updated fees for the Deer Park Golf Course

Click Here to view the 2009 Fees in Adobe PDF format

 

 

 
Upcoming Events at the
Yorkton Public Library

The Saskatchewan Writers Guild, the Parkland Writers Alliance
& the Yorkton Public Library Present
An Author Reading
DONNA CARUSO
Friday, March 27th, 2009
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 pm

Please use North entrance

Everyone is welcome. Admission is free.
Refreshments will be available.
Books by the author is be available for sale and for signing.

Writing Workshop
Saskatchewan author Donna Caruso will offer the writing workshop
"Funny Bones: Writing Comedy from the Heart”
Saturday, March 28th, 2009
10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Yorkton Public Library

This free workshop is intended for writers 19 years and older.
It is suitable for writers at all stages of their development.
For more information, see www.skwriter.com or call 791-7743.

 

Yorkton Public Library
is pleased to host the launch of
West Nile Diary
by award-winning local author, columnist, and international speaker,
Kathleen Gibson
Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.