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August 14 to August 20, 2003


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Public Notice
Notice of Meetings

The next meeting of the Economic Development Committee will be held on:
Date:  August 19, 2003
Time: 5:00 p.m. 
Location: Good Spirit REDA Boardroom 23-D Smith Street W.



City Wide Registration Night 

 Wednesday, September 3, 2003 
6:00pm to 9:00pm 
Parkland Agriplex Curling Rink

Over 30 sport, culture and recreation groups will be in attendance promoting their activities and taking registrations for the upcoming year. 

Please note that City Wide Registration will be ONE NIGHT ONLY this year.

For more information call Leisure Services at 786-1750




Yorkton In Bloom Winners 2003

Below are the winners of the annual Yorkton In Bloom competition. Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's event.


Best Home Grounds (Front Yard)
Faye DeRyk
126 Second Avenue North
Best Home Grounds (Back Yard)
Andy & Audrey Balaberda
480 Riverview Road
Best Mobile Home Grounds
Sharon Lapitsky 
Lot # 41 Flamingo Trailer Court
Best Vegetable Garden
Howard & Pat Yanke
206 Gordon Road West
Best Apartment Garden 
Matt Rusnak & Helen Burka
# 22 - 320 Gladstone Avenue South
Best Individual Senior Housing Unit
Florence Matechuk 
140 Jubilee Crescent
Best Senior Housing Complex Fisher Court 4th
Avenue North Queen Elizabeth Court - Third Floor Deck
Best Commercial Grounds Days Inn 2 Kelsey Bay
Best Residential Street, Avenue, Crescent, Bay, etc. Jubilee Crescent

GOLDEN BLOOM COMPETITION (Individuals 75 years and older)   

Best Home Grounds (Front Yard)
John & Stella Gromnitsky
1 MacKenzie Drive
Best Home Grounds (Back Yard)
William & Anna Kirstuik
6 Sunset Drive North
Best Vegetable Garden
Bob Lee
26 Calwood Crescent
Best Senior Housing Unit
John & Frances Zaretski 
131 Jubilee Cresent

Leisure Services wishes to thank the Yorkton & District Horticultural Society for the judging of this year's event.




Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on September 8, 2003 at 7:00 p.m.



Books Available

The City of Yorkton has published several works for your enjoyment.
 More information can be found in Books Available.  




Campground/GHCC Attendants

Yorkton Leisure Services 
is seeking applications for the following: 
(August 13, 2003 to October 1, 2003) 
(August 13, 2003 to April 30, 2004)

Reporting to the Facilities Supervisor, both positions perform various duties relating to the general operation, care and cleaning of the City Campground and/or Gloria Hayden Community Centre. This includes administration, customer service functions, janitorial maintenance and minor building maintenance.

Applicants shall submit a covering letter, detailed resume, complete with three references no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, August 18, 2003.

Additional information is available in Employment.




Court Liaison Officer


The City of Yorkton is offering a challenging employment opportunity for a highly motivated individual in our vibrant and growing community. Reporting to the N.C.O. in charge of the Municipal RCMP Detachment, the successful applicant will be responsible for preparing and maintaining all Court Files and will act in the interest of the Crown on various cases within the Yorkton Jurisdiction.

Interested applicants may submit a detailed resume complete with three references by Friday, August 15, 2003

Additional information on these and other positions 
can be found in Employment.




City of Yorkton 
Celebrate Saskatchewan Sub - Commission

The City of Yorkton is inviting applications from people interested in serving on the Celebrate Saskatchewan Sub - Commission. Appointments will be made in September of this year.

The purpose of this sub-commission is to assist Yorkton in Celebrating Saskatchewan's 100th anniversary in 2005.

Please provide a brief letter of interest to the address below by Friday, August 15th, 2003. The letter should include a brief description of experience, qualifications and reasons for applying. 

If you require any information, please call Darren Spelay at 786-1750.

City of Yorkton Celebrate Saskatchewan Sub - Commission 
Box 400 
Yorkton, SK 
S3N 2W3 
Fax: 786-6880 




Yorkton Fire Protective Services 
Home Surveys

Yorkton Fire Protective Services will be continuing with Home Dwelling Safety Surveys. Anyone who would like to know more about what is involved or would like to book a home survey, please call 786-1795 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

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