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City of Yorkton News
November 12 to November 18, 2009




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Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on November 23, 2009 at 5:00 p.m.


 

 

 
Public Notice
Intent to Apply for Alteration of Boundaries

Pursuant to Section 43 of The Cities Act, the City of Yorkton hereby gives 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 Wallace No. 243 as shown on the attached map and described as follows:

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Legal Description of Rural Municipality of Wallace No. 243 Lands in proposed Annexation Area:
• All those portions of the NW ¼ of Section 6 in Twp. 26, Rge. 3 W2M lying in the R.M of Wallace No. 243
• All of those portions of the S ½ of Section 6 in Twp. 26, Rge. 3 W2M lying in the R.M. of Wallace No. 243
• All of those portions of the NW ¼ of Section 31 in Twp. 25, Rge 3 W2M lying in the R.M of Wallace No. 243

The purpose of the proposed alteration is to provide sufficient lands within the City of Yorkton to accommodate a proposed residential and highway commercial development.

Any person who wishes to object to the proposed boundary alteration may file a written objection, within four weeks of the last publication of this notice, stating clearly the reason(s) for their opposition. This notice must be received be received by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 24, 2009 by the City Clerk of the City of Yorkton at the address below:

Bonnie Schenher, City Clerk
Box 400,
37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Dated at the City of Yorkton, Saskatchewan, this 9th day of November, 2009.

Bonnie Schenher
City Clerk

 

 

 
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 11 – 13, Block 5, Plan 99Y000657
known civically as 244, 248 and 252 Broadway Street West for 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, November 23, 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, November 19, 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.

 

 

 
Public Skating

FARRELL AGENCIES ARENA
Sunday Nights
Starting October 4, 2009
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 18, 2009
6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Pre-School Seniors Skate:
Wednesday Afternoons
Starting October 14, 2009
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.


 

 

 
Public Works
Seized Vehicles for Sale

The City of Yorkton, Public Works Department will have the following seized vehicles for sale by sealed bid.

  1. 1992 Chrysler Fifth Avenue, SN 1C3XV66L0ND760924
  2. Year unknown, Dodge Caravan, SN 1B4GH44R7NX129176
  3. Year Unknown, Dodge Shadow, SN 1B3BP44D4LN230125
  4. Year Unknown, Pontiac Sunbird, SN 1G2JD11K1K7606114
  5. 2002, Ford Expedition, SN 1FMPV18L82LA82130

The mechanical condition of these vehicles is unknown. All vehicles will be sold "As is Where is, Without Warranty". Bid forms can be picked up at the Public Works Department, 85 York Road East, Yorkton, Saskatchewan. All bids must be received at the Public Works Department before 12:00PM, Friday, November 13th. For more information or to book an appointment call 786-1760.

 

 

 
Job Opportunities
Lifeguards

Applications are invited for the following positions at the Gallagher Centre Water Park:

Casual Lifeguard II:
Reporting directly to the Aquatic Programmer
.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
This individual must be able to perform a variety of duties as follows: 

  • Perform lifeguard duties according to the National Lifesaving Society (NLS) standards.
  • Complete all basic janitorial daily tasks as assigned and report any deficiencies.
  • Complete incident/accident reports for submission.
  • Complete participant report cards.
  • Ability to work shift work and weekends as required;

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of grade 10 education or equivalency
  • Bronze Cross
  • Standard First Aid/CPR-C or Aquatic Emergency Care
  • National Lifeguard Service Award
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Pool Operator’s Certificate is preferred
  • Physical fitness needs to be maintained
  • Basic understanding of pool operation
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance

Salary:
Will be $14.77-$15.87 per hour depending on qualifications in accordance with the City of Yorkton Out-of-Scope Salary Grid.

Casual Instructor/Lifeguard I:
Reporting directly to the Aquatic Programmer

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
This individual must be able to perform a variety of duties as follows: 

  • Perform lifeguard duties according to the National Lifesaving Society (NLS) standards.
    • Instruct life saving, water safety lessons and courses, as well as fitness programs as assigned.
    • Ensure lesson plans are completed, results recorded, and submitted.
  • Complete all basic janitorial daily tasks as assigned and report any deficiencies.
  • Complete incident/accident reports for submission.
  • Complete participant report cards.
  • Ability to work shift work and weekends as required;

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of grade 10 education or equivalency
  • Bronze Cross
  • Standard First Aid/CPR-C or Aquatic Emergency Care
  • National Lifeguard Service Award
  • Lifesaving Instructor
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Physical fitness needs to be maintained
  • Basic understanding of pool operation
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance

Salary:
Will be $16.29-$17.50 per hour depending on qualifications in accordance with the City of Yorkton Out-of-Scope Salary Grid.

These positions will remain open until filled.
Interested applicants may forward their resume including three references to:

Director of Human Resources
City of Yorkton
Box 400, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, S3N 2W3
Email:
Fax: (306) 786-6880

Hours of Work:   Shift work, evening and weekend work is involved.

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

 

 

 
Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

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

Date: November 17, 2009
Time: 7:00 a.m.
Location: Meeting Room “A” – City Hall

 

 

 
Did you Know?

You can pay your water bill and property taxes on-line or over the telephone.
No more line-ups, late appointments, or racing to beat business hours!!

  • Register your 7-Digit Water Bill Account number and your 9-Digit Tax Bill Roll number with your Bank. Note: If your Bank requires more than 9 digits for the Tax Bill Roll number, simply insert 0’s before the number.

  • When you receive your bill, pay it over the telephone, through the PC, or at an automated teller machine.

 

 

 
Yorkton Public Library
Presents Curtis Parkinson

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