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City Council approves 2023 Operating and 2023/2024 Capital Budgets

Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 11:26 AM

Yorkton City Council approved the 2023 Operating and 2023/2024 Capital Budgets at last night’s council meeting. The City thanks all residents, organizations and business owners in Yorkton who filled out the online Public Review form, the pre-budget survey, or spoke to City Council in the weeks leading up to the budget review.

The approved budget includes the City’s plan to invest in city assets and infrastructure improvements, and continue to provide the same level of service to residents as the...

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Columbia Park Development Project on hold until 2024 budget deliberations

Posted on Monday, February 13, 2023 11:46 AM

Yorkton City Council passed a motion at the January 30, 2023 Council Meeting, to rescind parts of their December 5, 2022 resolution which directed Administration to proceed to tender for Phase 1 of the Columbia Park Development project. As a result of City Council’s December 5 resolution below, the Columbia Park Development Project has been put on hold:

That parts of motion number R00316-2022 as contained in the Regular Council Meeting minutes of Monday, December 5, 2022 be rescinded as follows:

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City of Yorkton participates in 50th Anniversary of Saskatchewan Winter Games

Posted on Friday, February 03, 2023 03:03 PM

The City of Yorkton is participating in the Saskatchewan Games Flag Exchange Project, part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Saskatchewan Games. Past Saskatchewan Games host communities were invited to send their city flag to be part of a colour guard at the 2023 Winter Games, and be displayed at the entrance to the athlete’s village during the games. In return, Yorkton received a special customized 50th Anniversary Flag, which will be displayed at the Gallagher Centre for the duration...

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Proposed 2023 Operating and Capital Budgets Available for Public Review

Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 11:53 AM

The City of Yorkton has released its proposed 2023 budget, which includes an increase in total taxation revenue of $1,052,000 (or 3.93%).

The proposed budget includes the City’s plan to invest in city assets and infrastructure improvements, and continue to provide the same level of service to residents as the prior year. A large portion of the increase goes towards paying for the inflationary cost increases on many expenses incurred by the City including power, energy, fuel and construction costs.


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The Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medal Recipients

Posted on Friday, January 27, 2023 03:56 PM

To view photos from the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal Ceremony held at the Gallagher Centre on January 27, 2023, please click here.

In 2022, Canada celebrated the Platinum Jubilee of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, marking her 70th anniversary on the Throne. She was Canada’s longest reigning Sovereign and the first to celebrate a platinum jubilee. To help mark this historic milestone, the City of Yorkton was invited to participate in the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal Program....