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City of Yorkton News
May 22 to May 28, 2003


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Yorkton Family Leisure Centre
Design Input Sessions

The Steering Committee for the Yorkton Family Leisure Centre will be hosting various user meetings and open houses in the coming weeks, to allow for additional public input into the design of the Yorkton Family Leisure Centre.

Watch for announcements and invitations concerning dates, times and locations!




Public Notice
Proposed Bylaw No. 28/2003

The Council of the City of Yorkton gives notice of its intention to pass Bylaw No. 28/2003 to authorize the closing of the following street:

"All that portion of the Lane shown on Plan X4119 lying to the East of a straight line joining the North West corner of Lot 9, Block 1 Plan 61Y05331 to the South West corner of Lot 1, Block 1 Plan X4119 and lying to the West of a straight line joining the North East corner of Lot 9, Block 1 Plan 61Y05331 to the South East corner of Lot 1, Block 1 Plan X4119."

More specifically shown by the hatched area on the map below.





Public Auction

City of Yorkton Annual Dispersal and Bicycle Auction 

electrical motor - 25 hp 3 ph 220 - 44- volt, Robbins & Meyers 20 hp pump 230 - 460 volt - 3 ph 50/25 amp, Robbins & Myers - 40 hp pump 230 - 460 volt - 3 ph 106/53 amp, electrical motor 50 hp 230 - 460 volt 3 ph 124/62 amp, oil burner furnace, misc. electrical boxes, air compressors, garage doors, 6 chimney pieces, 3 doors, planking, 10" radial arm saw, Honda generator , table saw, 50 gal. 3 point hitch sprayer with booms, cyclone fertilizer spread pull type, assorted filters, battery operated spray tech system, dyna fog model #1506, Evinrude motor 4 hp, tool chest with tools.

Blue Ford Car - Serial Number 8F02Z212567, Red Plymouth Van - Serial Number 2P4FH41G6GR810895, White Dodge Van - Serial Number C30BF6V089889, Grey Plymouth Van - Serial Number 2P4FH51G5GR674930

Motorola two-way radio, golf clubs in a bag, end gate for Ford half-ton, cell phones, hub caps, sunglasses, electric chord organ, watches, jewelry, Zenith TV, Christmas decorations, Office equipment, CD's & Cassettes, 

6:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2003 
Public Works Yard 
85 York Road East 
Auction by Sparrow Auction Co. 
Inquiries phone 786-1700




Next Council Meeting

The Next council meeting will be held on May 26, 2003 at 7:00 p.m.



Public Notice
Notice of Meetings

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

Date:  May 29, 2003 
Time: 1:15 p.m.
Location: Independent Manor Lounge

The next meetings of the Board of Revisions will be held on the following dates:

Date:  May 28, 2003 
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: City Hall Council Chambers
Date:  May 29, 2003 
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: City Hall Council Chambers

For more information on the Board of Revisions Meetings  please contact Kim Durdin, Board of Revision Secretary, at 786-1736.




Landfill Hours

The spring & summer landfill hours are as follows:


Monday to Friday:
8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.


Monday to Saturday  8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.


Please enter not later than 15 minutes before closing to allow for material handling.

City Bylaw #16-1981 requires that all loads transported to the landfill be securely fastened so as not to allow debris to fall onto the highway, offences subject to a $100 fine.




Gloria Hayden Community Centre
Summer Hours of Operation

 (May 1, 2003 TO September 2003)

8:30am TO 5:00pm

8:30am TO 10:00pm






Aquatic Centre News

It is time to start planning your summer swimming lesson sessions! The Parkland Agriplex Aquatic Center's new Summer Brochure is out and is packed with information for all swimming levels, as well as lifesaving and leadership courses, and specialty swim classes. Registration for all programs begins on June 2, 2003. Register at the Aquatic Center as early as possible because these programs will fill up!!

For more information on these or other Aquatic Center programs, call 786-1744.




Reminder: Bicycles are Vehicles 

 The City of Yorkton would like to remind you that bicycles are vehicles.

  • All bicycles in the City of Yorkton require a one-time license for a cost of $5.00.
  • The license is valid for as long as the bicycle remains the property of the registered owner.
  • Unlicensed bicycles may be impounded and are subject to a $25.00 fine.

Bicycle Licenses can be purchased at: Yorkton Fire Hall located at 9 Smith Street East. Tuesday - Friday: 9 a.m. - noon and 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. 
Saturday - Sunday: noon - 8 p.m.