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Battery Recycling Now Available

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 12:09 PM

SARCAN in Yorkton now accepts used single-use and rechargeable consumer batteries (weighing less than five kilograms each), excluding lead acid batteries. This does not include car batteries, these may be recycled at the point of sale as well as Smith Steel.

As part of the new program, an environmental handling fee will be paid at the point of purchase effective January 1, 2021. The fee rates range, depending on the size of battery and the chemistry type. For example, fees for AAA and AA batteries...

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Civic Recognition Award Winners

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 10:45 AM

The Civic Recognition Awards Committee officially presented their first 2020 Civic Recognition Award in the Adult Category, prior to the January 11 Council meeting.

In light of COVID-19, each category winner will be presented their award during the next two regular Council meetings to keep the number of individuals in one room below the maximum capacity. 

The awards are given annually to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions for the betterment of the City.


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Introducing @cityyorkton

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 02:53 PM

The City of Yorkton has news for you and it’s insta good!
It took us a while but it's finally official, the City of Yorkton is on Instagram. Stay in the loop with us by following @cityyorkton.
Use #yqv for a chance to be featured.

#yorkton #goodthingshappen

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Bylaw Fast Facts

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 01:38 PM

Bylaw fast facts are brief facts about common rules that affect many residents or visitors in the community.

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Dumping snow on City streets or City-owned property

Did you know?
You can't push or dump snow into the street, lane or onto City-owned property, including ditches or greenspaces. You can read more about this in the City's Traffic Bylaw.

Why does the City regulate this? 

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Free Holiday Parking in Downtown City Owned Parking Lots

Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:19 AM

This holiday season the downtown City owned parking lots will be free starting on December 15 till December 28, 2020.

To encourage business activity in the downtown area of Yorkton, City Council voted in favour of offering free parking in the downtown City owned parking lots at the December 14 Council Meeting.

Downtown parking lot map