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City of Yorkton News
March 20 to March 26, 2003


Remember,  past articles can be found in the Archives.




Tax Assessment

Pursuant to subsection 187(1) of The Cities Act, notice is hereby given that the assessment roll for the City of Yorkton for the year 2003 has been prepared and is open to inspection in the office of the assessor from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the following days: March 20 to April 21, 2003.

Pursuant to subsection 184(2) the City of Yorkton passed Bylaw 17/2003 dispensing with the preparation of assessment notices on those properties whose assessment has not changed in 2003.

Any person who wishes to appeal against his or her assessment or classification to the board of revision is required to file his or her appeal with: The Assessor, City of Yorkton, P.O. Box 400, Yorkton, SK S3N 2W3 by the 21st day of April 2003.

Dated this 20th day of March 2003




Aquatic Centre News

There is a new session of swimming lessons starting!! There are lessons on Saturdays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Monday/Wednesdays. Every Red Cross Aqua Quest level is being offered, including AquaTots and AquaAdults. The space is limited, so make sure that you register early. Session begins on March 22, 2003. Take lessons now to learn how to swim and be water safe before summer comes!

The Parkland Agriplex Pool is also offering leadership courses. If you want to become an instructor or lifeguard, call today to register for the courses and become certified by summer!!

Call 786-1744 for more information. 




Next Council Meeting

The Next council meeting will be held on March 24th at 7:00 p.m.



Deer Park Municipal Golf Course
2003 Fees

  Base Fee GST Total

Junior (under 14)

119.35 0.00 119.35
Junior (over 14) 119.35 8.35 127.70
Student 232.38 16.27 248.65
Adult  628.04 43.96 672.00
Restricted Adult 502.43 35.17 537.60
Senior  577.80  40.45 618.25
Family 1315.75 92.10 1407.85
Green Fees       
Adult 9 Hole 15.42 1.08 16.50
Adult 18 Hole 26.17 1.83 28.00
Junior 9 Hole 9.35 0.65 10.00
Junior 18 Hole 12.62 0.88 13.50
11 for 10 Pak (9 Hole) 154.21 10.79 165.00
11 for 10 Pak (Combo) 207.94  14.56 222.50
6 for 5 Pak (18 Hole) 130.85 9.15 140.00
Corporate Rounds      
50 Rounds 1156.54 80.96 1237.50
75 Rounds 1638.44 114.69 1753.13
100 Rounds 2056.07 143.93 2200.00
125 Rounds 2409.47 168.66 2578.13
Club Storage & Cleaning 62.62 4.38 67.00
Club Storage 41.12 2.88 44.00
Junior Storage 28.04 1.96 30.00
Yearly Range Pass 257.01 17.99 275.00
Yearly Pull Cart 72.90 5.10 78.00
Yearly Power Cart 607.48 42.52 650.00





Lost and Found

Have you lost your keys?

We have an extensive assortment of keys (including car starter remotes) that have been turned in to City Hall.

You can check for lost keys either by coming in person to the Cashier's Counter, or by calling the Bylaw Control office at 786-1725.




Public Notice
Notice of Meetings

The next meeting of the Yorkton Public Library Board will be held on:
Date:  March 25, 2003
Time: 7:00 p.m. 
Location: Yorkton Public Library Meeting Room

The next meeting of the Yorkton Housing Corporation Board will be held on:

Date:  March 25, 2003
Time: 1:15 p.m. 
Location: Independent Manor Lounge

The next meeting of the Municipal Planning Committee will be held on:

Date:  April 2, 2003
Time: 7:00 a.m. 
Location: Meeting Room "A", City Hall



Job Opportunity
Summer Programmers


4 (four) - Full Time Summer Culture, Recreation and Sport Programmer Positions

The programmers will be responsible for development of the Summer Programs within the City of Yorkton. You will be responsible for planning, marketing, implementing and evaluating the Summer Program for children and youth 6 -11 years of age.

Application Deadline: Monday, March 31, 2003.

Additional information is available in Employment.




Job Opportunity
Summer Program Assistant

1 (one) - Full Time Summer Program Assistant Position

The Summer Program Assistant will be responsible for assisting in the planning, promoting, implementation and evaluation of summer leisure programs for the City of Yorkton. Primary responsibilities will be the operation of special events and providing facilitation and support services to community groups and organizations currently offering programs and services to the city.

Application Deadline: Monday, March 31, 2003

Additional information is available in Employment.




Kids Convention

April 21 - 25, 2003
8:00am to Noon; 1:00pm to 5:00pm
(lunch hour will be supervised if required)
Gloria Hayden Community Centre

Ages 6 - 12
Fun, games, sports, arts & crafts
Snacks will be provided

Cost is $50.00/participant
Pre-registration ONLY
maximum 25 Children

For more information or to register call