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 will call for nominations annually, from October 1 to October 31 of each year. At that time, you can submit your nomination online or pick up a nomination form at City Hall.

Nomination Form

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

Awards

An award reception to host and honour the award recipients will be held at 4 p.m. 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 a framed photograph with member of Council;
  • Receive a gift certificate as supplied by awards program sponsors;
  • Group award winners will receive one inscribed plaque.