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City of Yorkton News
October 30 to November 5, 2003


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Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

The next meeting of the Municipal Planning Commission will be held on:
Date:  November 5, 2003
Time: 7:00 a.m. 
Location: Meeting Room "A" - City Hall



Notice of Intention to Amend 
Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003

The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 207 of The Planning and Development Act, 1983 hereby gives notice of its intention to pass Bylaw 39/2003 which amends Yorkton Zoning Bylaw No 14/2003.

Section 4.18 Non-Ancillary Uses shall be amended:

"The keeping of a commercial vehicle loaded or unloaded of a maximum weight in excess of 4,500 kilograms on the site, other than for temporary loading or unloading is not ancillary to any residential use."

"Commercial vehicles loaded or unloaded between 4,500 and 9,000 kilograms are not ancillary to residential use. Such vehicles are only permitted to park on private property in residential areas once per seven days for no more than 48 hours and shall in no circumstance be permitted to idle for more than 15 minutes."

Section 4.5.2 Accessory Uses, as follows, shall be deleted:

"Detached accessory buildings located in residential main building side yards shall conform to all residential principal building regulations."

Section 4.5.9-8 Detached Garages shall be amended:

"Shall be situated not less than 1.0m from the principal building."

"Shall be not less than 1.2m from the principal building."

Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on November 17, 2003 in City Hall Council Chambers, Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 7:00 p.m. Oral or written submissions may be directed to the Director of Planning and Engineering at City Hall. Oral or written submissions will be considered when the public hearing in respect to these Bylaws is in session.

Jeffrey Humble 
Director of Planning and Engineering 
Tel. (306) 786-1727 




Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on November 3, 2003 at 7:00 p.m.



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.




Business License Fees

Pursuant to the adoption of Business License Bylaw 24/2003 new fees for Business Licenses have been adopted.

A Business License shall not be issued nor considered valid without payment of fees as prescribed in Table 15.1.

Table 15.1

Type of License Application fee1 Document Processing Fee2 Annual Renewal Fee3 Pro-Rated Fee4  After September 1
Resident $50.00 $25.00 $25.00 N/A
Non Resident  $50.00 $25.00 $200.00 $100.00
Home Based Business $50.00 $25.00 $25.00 N/A
Home Occupation $50.00 $25.00 $25.00 N/A
Trade Shows $10.00per table for events four days or less
$20.00 per table for events five days or more
Transient Traders $200.00 for each two week period or portion thereof.
Direct Sellers As per Resident and Non Resident schedule.
Direct Sales Contractors As per Resident and Non Resident schedule.
Fish Pedlars As per Resident and Non Resident schedule.
Notes to Table 15.1
  1. Applied one time only at time application is received.
  2. Applies to: 
    each third party document required for consideration prior to issuance of license; any change of information; and license renewals if for any reason the license was canceled at any time by the license holder.
  3. Applied at time of application and each year during continued operation of the business.
  4. Applied as the Annual Renewal fee for all applications received after September 1, in application year only.

Application for license may be made at City Hall




Aquatic Centre News

NCCP Level One Springboard Diving Clinic
November 7th, 8th and 9th 
Time: Friday 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. 
         Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
         Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Free of Charge, Manual is $25 
Upon certification, candidate will be able to instruct Springboard Diving.

PADI Basic 
November 14th, 15th, 16th 
Time: Friday 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
         Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
         Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Cost is $225 
Minimum age is 12. Anyone under the age of 12 must get permission of instructor. 
For anyone who would like to become PADI certified. 
Open water dive will take place at a later date.

Discover Scuba
Sunday, November 30th 
Begins at 6:00 p.m. 
For anyone who would like to discover the world of Scuba.

Synchro Instructor Level One
November 21st 
4:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Upon completion, will be able to instruct Synchro.

Lifesaving Instructor 
Must be age 16 or older with a current Bronze Cross (within last two years) 
Fee: $140. This price includes text books and exam fees. 
Friday, December 12th to Sunday, December 14th 
Times: Friday 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
           Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
           Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Allows successful candidates to instruct lifesaving courses.

Aquatic Emergency Care 
Basic Swimming Ability Canadian Lifesaving Manual required. Can be purchased at the Aquatic Center for $28 
November 14th to November 16th 
Times: Friday 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
           Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
           Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Recognized standard first aid course that focuses on water emergencies.

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

Please be advisedů..the hot tub at the Agriplex Pool is now open!




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)