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City of Yorkton News
March 31 to April 6, 2010




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Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on April 12, 2010 at 5:00 p.m.


 

 

 
Public Notice
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 2010 has been prepared and is open to inspection in the office of the assessor from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during normal business days on the following dates:  March 17th to April 19th, 2010, inclusive.

A bylaw pursuant to section 184(2) of The Cities Act has been passed and the assessment notices have been sent as required.

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 19th day of April, 2010.

For further information please contact Kathy Ritchie, Assessment & Taxation Manager at 786-1736.

Lonnie Kaal – Assessor
City of Yorkton

 

 

 
Job Opportunity - Seasonal
Labourer III - Sewer & Water

The City of Yorkton is recruiting for a
Seasonal Labourer III Position
Water and Sewer Division - Public Works Department

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY

Responsible for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the water distribution system and waste water collection system and all associated appurtenances.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the installation, repairs and maintenance of water mains, sewer mains, hydrants, valves, service connections and all appurtenances.
  • Operates, repairs, maintains, services and monitors equipment and stations.
  • Maintain and service any Lift stations and Booster stations.
  • Installation and maintenance of storm sewer mains, including installation and maintenance of any catch basins, and related appurtenances.
  • Knowledge of thawing water mains and sewer service.
  • Knowledge of installation, reading, reconditioning and calibration of water meters and associated instrumentation.
  • Knowledge in use of video/computer equipment for sewer services mains.
  • Ensure timesheets are completed accurately.
  • Read and up date Water Distribution and Wastewater Collections system maps
  • Must comply with OH&S Act and Regulations, and follow all Occupational Health & Safety Policies and standard operating procedures as established by the City of Yorkton
  • Use every reasonable precaution to avoid workplace incidents
  • Ability to respond to an alarm and/or emergency situation, rectify or request assistance to resolve situations.
  • Must be available for rotational weekends and on-call.
  • Maintain equipment, work sites and buildings in a clear orderly manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Grade 12 or GED.
  • Most possess and maintain valid Class 5 Driver’s License (Valid Class 3A Driver’s Licence is preferred)
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP Security Clearance
  • The following will be considered an asset: Current C.P.R. and First Aid Certificates; WHIMIS; Ground Disturbance; Confined Space; Rigging and Hoisting; Safe Trenching and Trench Rescue for Excavations.
  • Be mechanically inclined.  Any related education or experience in equipment operation or maintenance would be considered an asset.

SALARY

Salary will be paid as a “Labourer III” in accordance with the current CUPE Agreement.

Interested applicants may forward their resume by 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 9, 2010 complete with three references to:

            City of Yorkton
            Human Resources Department
            P.O. Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
            Yorkton, Saskatchewan  S3N 2W3
              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 - Seasonal
Labourer III - Streets & Roads

The City of Yorkton is recruiting for a
Seasonal Labourer III Position
Roads and Streets Division - Public Works Department

This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Public Works / Roads and Streets Foreman.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform skilled labour duties on Roads and Streets crew during maintenance and new construction operations.
  • Individual must be multifunctional in various operations, capable of performing the following tasks effectively: preparation of existing sub-grades, sub-base and base preparation, asphalt placement, raking and rolling asphalt, reading and marking grades on new construction projects, application of dust suppressants, and crack-sealing.
  • Periodic operation of heavy trucks and small and medium sized equipment.
  • Performs daily equipment checks and minor maintenance as required.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of and comply with all City of Yorkton Standard Operating Procedures, Policies and the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations.
  • Maintains open line of communication and good working relationships with Supervisors and Co-workers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Grade 12 Education or GED Equivalency
  • Current C.P.R. and First Aid Certificates
  • Most possess and maintain valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Class 3 with Air Endorsement is preferred
  • Must be able to perform physical labour duties under varied weather conditions
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP Security clearance

SALARY

Salary will be paid in accordance with Local 342 CUPE Collective Agreement.

Interested applicants may forward their resume by 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 9, 2010 complete with three references to:

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

 

 

 

Win your 2010 Season Pass
Deer Park Golf Course

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Win Your 2010 Season Pass

 

 

 
2010 Deer Park Golf Course Fees
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Input Requested
Silver Heights Play Structure Replacement

The City of Yorkton will be replacing the play structure in the Silver Heights Park in the summer of 2010. 

If you are interested in working with the City of Yorkton on the design stage of this project, please contact the Parks & Arena Branch at 786-1780.

 

 

 
Employment Opportunity
Casual Custodian

Applications are invited for the position of
CASUAL CUSTODIAN
Gallagher Centre

Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager

Major Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Daily Cleaning.
  • Set up/tear down for all events held within the facility.
  • Responsible to ensure building has been secured at end of evening shift.
  • Act as security for facility from time to time.
  • Completes other related duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or equivalency
  • 3 months experience
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Possess the ability to understand and comply with safety policies and procedures.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Driver’s license.
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP security clearance.
  • Possession of a current CPR and First Aid certificate is an asset.

Salary: Will be paid as a “Custodian” in accordance with the Collective Agreement with CUPE Local #342.

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

Interested applicants may forward by 4:00 p.m. on, April 5th, 2010 their resume including three references to:

Director of Human Resources
Box 400 – 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3
Fax: 786–6880 Email:
The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 
Employment Opportunity
4 Positions

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR
4 - 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.

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

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

Application Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2010

For further information visit our website at www.yorkton.ca or 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 Tenders - Playground
Replacement - Silver Heights Park

Name of Tender:  PLAYGROUND REPLACEMENT - SILVER HEIGHTS PARK
Tenders must be received by:   4:00 p.m. on April 16 , 2010
Please send sealed tenders clearly marked Playground Proposal to:

Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:
The City of Yorkton will be accepting tenders for the supply and installation of a new playground structure.  The structure will be geared to 5 to 12 years of age with additonal components to accommodate the younger ages as well.  The design will be critiqued for its overall layout, creativeness and play opportunities that will ultimately provide a positive, entertaining play experience for the age group.  A swing component is one of the mandatory components in the plan.  Suppliers are asked to submit projects that are creative and  incorporate the latest trends in the industry.

Project Information:
Budget:  $ 75,000 include PST, frieght and installation, GST extra.
The structure will be CSA approved and IPEMA certified.
Supplier to include warranties and liability coverage of structure.

The City of Yorkton will be responsible for the fall protection (sand) aspect of the project.
There is ample room for the structure so space is not an issue.

Specifications are available at: City of Yorkton, 263 Myrtle Avenue, Yorkton Sask
Contact Crystal @ 786-1780

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:
Brian Dudar, Parks & Arena Manager
Telephone:  306-621-6771 or 306-786-1754
Fax: 306-782-2606
Email:

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

 

 

 

 
Request for Tenders
Kinsmen Arena – Floor Scrubber

Name of Tender:  KINSMEN ARENA - FLOOR SCRUBBER
Tenders must be received by:   4:00 p.m. on April 16 , 2010
Please send sealed tenders clearly marked Floor Scrubber to:

Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:
The City of Yorkton will be accepting tenders for the supply of a new floor scrubber.  The scrubber will have similar specifications as our current floor scrubber - PowerFlite Predator 20 model. These specifications can be accessed off the website or call our office and a copy can be forwarded to you.

The tender shall include the costs as it relates to the supply, delivery and orientation on operations and maintenance of the machine, the warranty of the machine, 2 owners manual complete with part list along with the trade in of 2 ( two)  POWERFLITE PREDATOR 20 MODELS.  These 2 models are for 'parts purposes' and would need to be re-conditioned if intended to be used in operations.

Specifications are available at: City of Yorkton, 263 Myrtle Avenue, Yorkton Sask - Contact Crystal @ 786-1780

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:
Brian Dudar, Parks & Arena Manager
Telephone:  306-621-6771 or 306-786-1754
Fax: 306-782-2606
Email:

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

 

 

 

 
Request for Tenders
DPGC Clubhouse Roof Repair

Name of Tender:  Deer Park Golf Course Clubhouse Roof  Repair
Tenders must be received by:   12:00 p.m. on April 7, 2010
Please send sealed tenders clearly marked Deer Park Golf Course Roof Repair to:

Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:
The tender shall include all materials and labour to provide the following:

  • Remove existing shingles and fascia board
  • Repair and replace roofing plywood as required and approved
  • Install metal sheeting and hardware
  • Install new fascia board and metal
  • Minor Repair of Pro shop ceiling
  • A site inspection is mandatory. To arrange for site inspection, contact Leo Skaluba, Golf Course Superintendent at 782-3366.

A detailed tender package is available at Leisure Services, 2nd Floor Yorkton City Hall, 37 – 3rd Avenue North, Yorkton, SK.
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:
Leo Skaluba, Golf Course Superintendent
Telephone:  306-782-3366
Fax: 306-786-6880
Email:

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