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June 23 Storm Update

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 11:52 AM

Yesterday, Yorkton experienced heavy rain and hail throughout the City. City crews worked throughout the evening and overnight to address flooded intersections, manhole covers and other flood-related issues on roadways.

Water has receded from flooded streets and most intersections were clear for today’s commute. City crews continue to clear catch basin covers from debris as well as remove barricades from areas of concern.

City flood protection infrastructure

Currently, the City’s water management...

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Downtown Bike Lock Unveiling Ceremony and Pancake Breakfast - June 27, 2022

Posted on Monday, June 20, 2022 08:38 AM

The City of Yorkton is hosting a pancake breakfast and unveiling ceremony for the new downtown bike lock design and you're invited!  

Come down to City Centre Park on June 27th, 2022
  • Pancake Breakfast - 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Opening Ceremonies beginning at 10:30 AM
  • Presentations and Ribbon Cutting to follow  

Mayor Hippsley, Chief O'Soup and the artist that designed the new bike locks will all be speaking at the event.  In addition, the local YTC Drum group will...

2022 Culture Days Funding

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 02:39 PM

Calling all makers, creators, artists and cultural organizations! We want you to get involved in Yorkton Culture Days! Grant funding is available to any artists, creators, and cultural organizations, within the City of Yorkton, interested in hosting opportunities during this year's Culture Days.

Apply today to get your program off the ground!

Application

Deadline for applications is July 15, 2022. Applications must be submitted to parksandrec@yorkton.ca.

To learn more about Culture Days, visit www.culturedays.ca.

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Ball Road Resurfacing

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 02:00 PM

Construction has begun for the Ball Road Resurfacing Project. 

Work Area: Portion of Ball Road
Type of Work and Impacts: Installation of water and sanitary services, sanitary sewer replacement and complete roadway improvements. 

Road is closed to the public, with local access only. 

Timeline: June 13 - July 11, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. 

Please note: access to the RecyclAbility Centre will remain open.

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City Operations Centre Virtual Tour

Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 09:28 AM

Take a virtual tour of our City Operations Centre! Since ground break in April 2020, this 38,944 sq. ft. facility and 23,498 sq. ft. fleet building became fully operational in August of 2021. There are 52 full-time staff, 2 seasonal and 18 summer students who work out of this location.

This space hosts our Water & Sewer Services, Roadways & Streets, and Traffic Fleet Operations, Parks department, Inventory, Facility Maintenance, Capital Projects and Asset Management Operations.