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Holiday Garbage and Recycling

Posted on Monday, December 20, 2021 11:26 AM

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This holiday season the City of Yorkton is encouraging residents to practice proper waste disposal. Many items that end up in our landfill during the holiday season can actually be recycled, reducing the amount of unnecessary waste that goes into the landfill each year. 

Holiday items that can be recycled
  •  Wrapping Paper: If you can rip it, you can recycle it. No need to remove tape and staples, but it helps if you do.
  • 100% cardboard gift boxes, gift cards and paper packaging....

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Let Yorkton Shine Holiday Contest

Posted on Friday, December 17, 2021 02:55 PM

Thank you for participating in the Let Yorkton Shine Holiday Contest.
Here are your category winners:

1. Most Creative Use of Lights: 48 Gladstone Avenue North
2. Best Themed Yard: 63 McNeil Crescent
3. Public's Choice: 244 Morrison Drive
4. Business Category: Frameworks Yorkton and Studio Ro

Yorkton Shines Tour Map
You can download the map, grab a hot chocolate, jump into the car and go for a tour of Yorkton's lights!
Yorkton Shines Tour Map

The City of Yorkton, in collaboration with the Yorkton Business...

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Public Notice - Sale of Brick Mill Building

Posted on Monday, December 13, 2021 03:57 PM

Description: Brick Mill Building located on Block 13, Plan 7023 Parcel 146333279

Civic Address: 120 Livingstone Avenue, Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Proposed Use: Municipal Heritage Property

The City intends to sell the Brick Mill building located at 120 Livingstone Avenue to the local non-profit incorporated Yorkton Brick Mill Heritage Society for under fair market value and without public offering. The Brick Mill is Designated Municipal Heritage Property and the intent is to continue on with preservation...

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Free Holiday Parking in Downtown City Owned Parking Lots

Posted on Friday, December 10, 2021 09:20 AM

This holiday season the downtown City owned parking lots will be free starting on December 13 till December 24, 2021.

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 6 Council Meeting.

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map of downtown parking lots

 

Speed Zone Changes

City Council approves school and play zone changes effective September 2022

Posted on Tuesday, December 07, 2021 09:43 AM

City Council approved adjustments to speed limits in school and play zones across the city at the December 6 Council Meeting.

All parks and elementary school zones will be reduced to 30 km/hr and be in effect 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The high school zones will remain at 40 km/hr and will be in effect 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days a week. Changes to the school and play zones will come into effect September 2022.

In addition to the speed zone changes, the following recommendations have also been approved:

  • The...