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September 11 to September 17, 2003


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Public Notice 
Call For Nominations

LGEA [subsection 45(1)]

Municipal & School Division Elections

Public Notice is hereby given that nominations of candidates for the offices of:

Positions Available for Office

# to be 


City of Yorkton  


City of Yorkton 

Board Member: York School Division No. 36   
  • Yorkton - City at Large
  • Rural
    • Sub-division No. 1
      (Theodore, Springside, Willowbrook, Jedburgh & area) 
    • Sub-division No. 2  
      (Ebenezer, Rhein, Stornoway & area)
    • Sub-division No. 3 
      (Saltcoats, Bredenbury, Calder, MacNutt, Wroxton & area)
Board Member: Yorkton Roman Catholic Separate 
School Division No. 86 

will be received by Laurie-Anne Rusnak, Returning Officer,
 commencing on August 27, 2003
 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, and
 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24, 2003
 at the City Clerk's Office, City Hall,
 37 Third Avenue North, Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Nomination Forms may be obtained from: 
City Clerk's Office, City Hall 
37 Third Avenue North 


Dated this 27th day of August, 2003. 




Public Notice
Notice of Meetings

The next meeting of the Parkland Agriplex Management Board will be held on:
Date:  September 15, 2003
Time: 5:00 p.m. 
Location: Agriplex Conference Room

The next meeting of the Economic Development Commission will be held on:

Date:  September 16, 2003
Time: 5:00 p.m. 
Location: Good Spirit REDA Boardroom 
23-D Smith Street W.

The next meeting of the Protective Services Commission will be held on:

Date:  September 16, 2003
Time: 7:00 a.m. 
Location: Meeting Room "A", City Hall 

The next meeting of the Yorkton Public Library Board will be held on:

Date:  September 16, 2003
Time: 7:00 p.m. 
Location: Yorkton Public Library Meeting Room



Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on September 22, 2003 at 7:00 p.m.



Bid Yorkton

Is your organization trying to plan or bid on a special event in Yorkton? 
Don't know where to start?

The City of Yorkton and Tourism Yorkton have designed a package that will include all the information you need to plan or bid on an event, big or small. 
The package includes information on:
  • Accommodations 
  • Convention Facilities 
  • Catering Services 
  • Area Attractions 
  • Transportation Distances

The Bid Yorkton Package will come with standard information and can be tailored to fit your specific needs.

The Bid Yorkton Package is available to all groups, clubs and organizations planning to host an event in the City of Yorkton.

For more information contact Tourism Yorkton at 783-8707.




Water Discolouration

Due to numerous water projects and street repairs presently being undertaken by the City, residents may notice some water discoloration at various times and locations. The City of Yorkton regrets any inconvenience this may cause.




Books Available

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




Heritage Walking Tour

"The Promise & Potential of Yorkton"

Often the history of a community can only be found in dusty books and by looking at faded photos. But the history of Yorkton is alive and well in the form of a self-guided walking tour.

Private homes and public buildings are of interest both in their relationship to the history of Yorkton and as samples of the city's architectural heritage.

The tour begins at the Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre and ends at 29 Myrtle Avenue. If you proceed at a leisurely pace, the walk will take about an hour and a half. For a brochure on the tour which includes a map, contact Tourism Yorkton by calling 783-8707.




Fall Landfill Hours

The fall landfill hours are as follows:


Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. 
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 and Bylaw #9/2003 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.


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