Civic Recognition Awards

The City of Yorkton Civic Recognition Awards are presented annually to three recipients:

Adult Civic Recognition

Presented to a citizen to recognize the selfless support the individual has made towards the betterment of the City of Yorkton through:

  • Participation in clubs, associations or volunteer organizations;
  • Any notable act or accomplishment in support of community service; or
  • Any notable accomplishment in his/her profession.

Youth Civic Recognition

Presented to a citizen under the age of 18 years old prior to December 31 of the current year, to recognize contributions made by the individual towards the betterment of the City of Yorkton through:

  • Civic involvement and interests in clubs, associations or volunteer organizations;
  • Any notable act or accomplishment in support of community service; or
  • Any notable accomplishment in his/her profession.

Group Civic Recognition

Presented to two or more individuals belonging/involved in an organized group that contributes towards the betterment of the City of Yorkton through:

  • Civic involvement and/or partnership with clubs, association or volunteer organizations;
  • Any notable act or accomplishment in support of community service; or
  • Any notable accomplishment through service and/or events the group has conducted in or for Yorkton.

Nominations

The Citizen Recognition Awards Committee has extended the call for nominations until November 15, 2021. You can submit your nomination online or pick up a nomination form at City Hall.

Adult/Youth Nomination Form

Group Nomination Form

The Awards Committee will review the nominations and their recommendations will be provided to Council for approval.

Awards

Award recipients will be announced at a December Council meeting.

An award reception to host and honour the award recipients will be held in Council Chambers prior to the first meeting of Council in January.

Award recipients will:

  • Have their names inscribed on a Civic Recognition plaque that will be on display at City Hall;
  • Receive an inscribed 'keeper' plaque; and
  • Receive a framed photograph with member(s) of Council.

Adult and Youth award recipients will also receive a Coop gift card supplied by the award's program sponsor, Legacy Coop.