City of Yorkton News
October 23 to October 29, 2003


Notice of Meeting    



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Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

The next meeting of the Yorkton Housing Corporation Board will be held on:
Date:  October 28, 2003
Time: 1:15 p.m. 
Location: Independent Manor Lounge



Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on October 27, 2003 at 7:00 p.m.



Public Open House 
on Transportation Study

Wardrop Engineering has been hired by the City of Yorkton to update the 1987 Yorkton Transportation Study, which has served to guide the development of Yorkton's transportation infrastructure for the past 16 years. The Study will provide the City with a framework to plan necessary improvements to the City's transportation infrastructure to a population of 25,000. In addition to providing a detailed analysis of traffic volumes and patterns, the Study will address future roadways and intersections, pedestrian traffic, parking, city transit, and other transportation related issues.

Citizens are encouraged to attend this Public Open House Session to review the findings of Wardrop Engineering to date, and to provide input into the development of the Study. In particular, we want to hear the concerns of the citizens of Yorkton and also their suggestions for improvements.

The Open House is scheduled as follows:

October 30, 2003 
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery 
49 Smith Street East 
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM




Attention: Dog Owners
Re: 2004 Dog Licenses

Vaccinations and Licenses: 

Dogs in the City of Yorkton are required to have up-to-date vaccinations and licenses each year.

Pursuant to Section 3(1) of the City of Yorkton Bylaw No. 3/2003, it is mandatory for any person who keeps, possesses, harbors or has charge of or control over any dog to obtain a license before January 31st in each calendar year and place it's tag on the dog's collar.

Annual license fee rates are follows:
Male - $20.00 Female - $20.00 Spayed or emasculated - $10.00
Pups between the age of 0 and 12 months who have not yet been spayed or emasculated - $10.00
Dog Licenses may be purchased at the following locations:
Fire Hall Companion Animal Hospital

9 Smith St. East
Tuesday - Friday: 9 a.m. - noon 
                    and 4 p.m. - 8 p.m
Saturday - Sunday: noon - 8 p.m. 

308 Broadway St. West
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

SPCA Animal Management Services & Pet Clinic
79 Seventh Ave. South
Monday - Saturday: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  
Thursday: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Highway #52
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Noah's Ark Pets and Supplies
383 Parkview Road
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

When applying for a license, the applicant must provide a certificate from a Veterinary Surgeon indicating that the dog has been vaccinated against rabies within two (2) years of the date of application for the license.

No owner shall permit a dog to be running at large in the City of Yorkton at any time. A dog shall be considered to be at large if it is off the premise of it's owner unless it is on a leash that is no longer than two (2) meters in length and/or it must be under proper control.

No owner of a dog shall permit a dog to be or become a nuisance by barking or howling to the annoyance or discomfort of any person. This is in effect 24 hours of the day.

All dog feces must be picked up immediately if your dog defecates on public property or on property other than the owner.

Leash Law
All dogs must be kept on a leash and/or under the proper control of their owner in the City of Yorkton. Dogs on any public property unaccompanied by any person, or accompanied but not under the complete control of a competent person, or being on private property without the permission of the owner or occupant of such property are considered to be running at large. The penalty for such an offence is $50.00; in addition, if impounded, the Pound Fee is $30.00 for licensed and unlicensed dogs for the first offence and $60.00 for subsequent offences.

Bylaw Control Dept.




Public Skating 
Kinsmen Arena

Starts Monday, October 6th 
Runs every Monday from 7:15pm - 8:45pm

Senior/Pre-school Skating 
Kinsmen Arena

Starts Wednesday, October 1st. 
Runs every Wednesday from 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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These programs are FREE OF CHARGE compliments of 
the Painted Hand Community Development Corporation.




Agriplex Public Skating

Come skate with us at the Agriplex

Public skating:

Monday Oct 13  4 to 5:30 pm 
  Sunday Oct 19 7 to 8:30 pm
  Monday Oct 20 4 to 5:30 pm
  Sunday Oct 26 7 to 8:30 pm
  Monday Oct 27 4 to 5:30 pm


Adults 14 and over $2.00
  Children 13 to 5 $1.50
Children 5 and under Free



Aquatic Centre News

Arthritis Aquacize: 
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays 
$3.50 Drop-In Fee 
A workout designed for joint mobility.

NCCP Level One Springboard Diving: 
Nov. 7, 8, 9 
Free admission, manuals extra charge 
Completion of course allows candidates to instruct springboard diving.

Waterpolo Instructor Clinic: 
Saturday, Nov. 1st 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. 
Free admission, manuals extra charge 
Completion of course allows candidates to instruct waterpolo.




Monster Mash 2003


6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Agripavilion - behind the Agriplex






Hosted by:
Boys & Girls 
Club of Yorkton  
City of Yorkton



Girls on the Move

A fun filled, non-competitive program 
for girls ages 11 to 15

Tuesdays 7:00pm to 8:30pm 
St. Mary's School Gymnasium 
Starts October 14th 

For more info call Leisure Services at 786-1750

Sunrise Health Region City of Yorkton
Leisure Services
Zone 4
Sports Council
Community Initiatives Fund



After School Racquetball

3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m. 
$1.00 (Includes Equipment & Instruction) 


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