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Civic Recognition Awards Winners 2023

Posted on Friday, February 02, 2024 03:23 PM

The 2023 City of Yorkton Civic Recognition Awards were presented at a reception prior to the regular meeting of Council Monday, January 29, 2024.

The winners are

  • Avery Bond - Youth Category
  • Kristin Weber - Adult Category
  • BGC – Yorkton - Group Category.

Yorkton Legacy Coop provided gift-cards to the winners

Yorkton City Council and City Manager Part Ways

Posted on Friday, February 02, 2024 08:41 AM

At a Special Meeting of Council on Thursday, February 1, 2024, Council voted to relieve
the City Manager, Lonnie Kaal of her duties. Mayor Mitch Hippsley states “I am very
grateful for all Ms. Kaal’s guidance, vision and commitment to the City of Yorkton both
in the Finance Department and as City Manager for the 30 years she has served
collectively. I sincerely wish her a healthy and successful future in all she endeavors to

He further states that Council feels that a change in leadership at...


Proposed 2024 Operating and Capital Budgets Available for Public Review

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 01:41 PM

The City of Yorkton has released its proposed 2024 budget, which includes an increase in total taxation revenue of $983,745 (or 3.5%).

The proposed budget includes the City’s plan to continue to invest in city assets and infrastructure improvements, while continuing to provide the same levels of services as the prior year. Key items affecting all departments include costs increases related to inflation, the carbon tax, and rising construction costs.

The breakdown of the proposed increase is:


Snow Route Parking Ban Blue Routes (Downtown Core),Starting Jan 25 at 11 P.M.

Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024 01:41 PM

A Snow Route Parking Ban has been declared starting January 25, 2024, at 11 P.M. for the Blue Route (Downtown Core).

The Blue Route area, which encompasses the downtown area, is in force for 72 hours from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. This means that during the day parking is permitted in the downtown area to allow businesses to continue to operate on a normal basis.

Remember: Fines may be issued if vehicles are not moved during a Snow Route Parking Ban.

No Parking signs with Blue Squares are posted on sections of...


Snow Removal – 1st Priority Streets, Jan 25, at 9 A.M.

Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024 10:32 AM

Roadway crews will be clearing the 1st Priority Streets beginning Thursday, January 25, 2024, at 9 A.M. starting with highways, and then arterial thoroughfares.

Crews will be clearing and hauling snow from bays and school zones as well.

If possible, please remove any vehicles from the designated streets during this time.

This has been triggered because there is 2” (5 cm) of accumulated snow on the street.

As the snow is being cleared, sanding and salting operations will follow.

  • If it is below (-20°C)...