City of Yorkton News
August 5 to August 11, 2004


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Public Notice 
Discretionary Use Application

The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 74 of The Planning and Development Act, 1983 hereby gives notice of its intention to consider a Discretionary Use Application for: 

328 Second Avenue North 
Lot 63 Blk 3 Plan 00Y00270

The Discretionary Use, which is being applied for is to allow for the development of a Residential Care Home in this location.

Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday, August 9th in City Hall Council Chambers, Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 5:00 p.m. Oral or written submissions will be considered when the Public Hearing in respect to this application is in session.

Cynthia Alcorn 
Development Officer 
Tel. (306) 786-1722 




Public Notice
City Council Meetings

Effective Monday, July 12, 2004 Council passed an amendment to Procedure Bylaw No. 45/2003 providing for all Council Meetings to be held at 5:00 p.m. instead of 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall. Outlined below are the scheduled meeting dates to December 31, 2004:

August 9, 2004 
September 13, 2004 
September 27, 2004 
October 18, 2004 
November 1, 2004 
November 15, 2004 
November 29, 2004 
December 13, 2004

If you require any further information please contact the 
City Clerk's Department at 786-1717. Thank you!




Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on August 9, 2004 at 5:00 p.m.




Gravel Quotation

Instructions to Bidders

Sealed quotations clearly marked "Gravel Quotations" will be received by the Director of Public Works and Engineering, up to 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 10th, 2004. 

The work consists of the supply and delivery of the following approximate quantities:

  1. Type 33 Base Course Gravel - 2,000 yds3
  2. Crushed Gravel - 5,000 yds3
  3. Bedding Sand - 2,000 yds3

Specifications may be obtained from the Director of Public Works and Engineering Office, City Hall between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

The City reserves the right to reject any or all quotations. Lowest or any quotation not necessarily accepted.

Jeffrey Humble 
Director of Planning and Engineering 
(306) 786-1730




Request For Financing Proposals

The city of Yorkton is requesting proposals from qualified financial institutions to provide the City of Yorkton with financing options to borrow $7,000,000 over 15 years for the construction of a new multipurpose Family Leisure Centre.

Please refer to Tenders and Proposals for further details if you are interested in submitting a proposal or call: Lonnie Kaal, Director of Finance at 786-1721.




Parkland Agriplex
Aquatic Centre

There will be no leisure swim from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 12/04 due to a rental.

The last day of swimming at the Aquatic Centre will be Sunday, August 15/04. Pick up your advanced tickets now from the pool for the "Pull the Plug" celebration which will be a free swim from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.




Large Format 
Aerial Photo Maps for Sale

The Planning and Engineering Department has eight aerial photo maps of the City of Yorkton available for sale to interested parties. The photo was taken August 14, 2003 and they show the City from a 1:4,000 scale. They are mounted on foam backing and are approximately 43 inches x 76 inches (3 feet x 6 feet). Cost of each photo is $50.00 (plus GST) to be paid at time of receipt and will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. 

If you are interested in obtaining a copy or wish to see them, please call or visit our office at City Hall, 37 Third Avenue North, 2nd Floor, 786-1730.




Employment Available
Recreation Attendant

Casual/Part-Time Recreation Attendant
Gloria Hayden Community Centre

This casual/part-time position will involve, but not be limited to the following: o The general operation, care and attention of the Gloria Hayden Community Centre and participants o Administration and customer service functions o Equipment set up and take down o Cash reporting, record keeping, scheduling, and general janitorial duties.

Please submit a detailed resume, complete with three references and phone numbers no later than 3:00 pm. Tuesday August 17, 2004.

Additional Information is Available in Employment.





Summer Cultural Arts and Physical Activity Experiences 
Sports, games, crafts, special guests, field trips and more

July 5 - August 13, 2004

Ages 6 - 8 
Tuesday to Friday 
9:00am to NOON

Ages 9 - 11 
Monday to Thursday 
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Columbia School & Gloria Hayden Community Centre

$2.00 daily drop-in fee or $30.00 for a summer pass

For more information contact our summer programmers 
Andrea, Garrett, Cassia and Rae at 
786-1707 or 786-1750




City Archives

The City of Yorkton 
Municipal Heritage Advisory Sub-Commission 
is seeking archival items such as:


Please write to: 
BOX 400 
S3N 2W3

Phone: (306) 782-1792 

ON SALE: THE WHISKEY MAN --The Bronfman/Balmoral Hotel story 
Available at City Hall, Tourism Yorkton, Frameworks on Broadway and the Western Development Museum.


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