City of Yorkton News
January 6 to January 12, 2005


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Public Notice
Proposed Bylaw No. 27/2004

The Council of the City of Yorkton, pursuant to Section 25(1) and 102(1) of the Cities Act, hereby gives notice of its intention to consider the passing of Bylaw No. 27/2004 to establish a Business Improvement District (BID). The BID, which is illustrated in the map below, includes portions of the Highway Commercial (C-3) zoning district west of the number nine highway, the City Centre Commercial (C-1) zoning district, with the exception of the C-1 corridor on Myrtle Avenue and York Road, and the Arterial Commercial (C-2) zoning district in its entirety.

The proposed Bylaw may be inspected in the office of the Director of Planning and Engineering, City Hall by any person without payment of any fees between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm, all holidays excepted, and up until 12:00 noon Friday January 7th, 2005. Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday January 10, 2005 in the City Hall Council Chambers, Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 5:00pm. Oral or written submissions will be considered when the Public Hearing, in respect to this application, is in session.

Jeffrey Humble, PPS, MCIP 
Director of Planning and Engineering 
Phone: 306-786-1727 




Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

Parkland Agriplex Management Board 
The next meeting of the Parkland Agriplex Management Board will be held on:

Date:  January 11, 2005
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: Tourism Building



Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on January 10, 2005 at 5:00 p.m.




Call for Representation
Commissions of Council - 2005

The City of Yorkton is inviting applications from people interested in serving on the various Commissions of Council for the year 2005. Appointments will be made in January to the following:

Development Appeals Board Economic Development Commission

stimulate Economic Development activities in the City and area.

Leisure Services Commission (includes Municipal Heritage Advisory and Deer Park Advisory)

advise City Council on all matters pertaining to leisure services and required community services.

Municipal Planning Commission (includes Public Transit and Airport Services)

investigate and study land use, population, transportation and any matter that affects the development of the municipality.

Yorkton Local Library Board and Parkland Regional Library Board 
Yorkton Housing Corporation

maintain and operate self-contained housing units for the accommodation of low-income seniors on a not for profit basis.

Protective Services Commission

advise City Council on matters regarding safety and protection of people and property in the municipality.

Youth Advisory Committee

(open to youth ages 16 - 20)

Please provide a brief letter of application by January 20th, 2005 to the undersigned at Box 400, Yorkton, Sask. S3N 2W3. The application should include a brief description of experience, qualifications and reasons for applying. If you require any information, please call 786-1701.

City of Yorkton




Snowmobile Regulations
Bylaw No. 8/2000


  1. No person shall drive or operate a snowmobile whether it is licensed or not on any of the following: street, lane, avenue, highway, boulevard, park or playground within the corporate limits of the City of Yorkton.
  2. Operation of licensed snowmobiles shall be permitted in accordance with Bylaw No. 8/2000 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. on the routes designated in Schedule "A" of this bylaw.

Any person who contravenes any provisions of this bylaw may face fines and/or the snowmobile will be seized and impounded for a period of up to thirty (30) days.

To report an infraction of this bylaw you can contact the Yorkton RCMP City Detachment or the Bylaw Enforcement Office. For more information pertaining to this bylaw contact the Bylaw Enforcement Office at 786-1725.

Bylaw Control




Job Opportunity
Temporary Relief Bus Driver

Applications are invited for the position of Temporary Relief Bus Driver

This is a temporary position required for the City Transit System. It consists of a 10 - 12 week term, and then will be on an "as needed" basis. Duties to begin on or about February 1, 2005. For further information, contact Fran Brimacombe at 786-1734.

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Possess and maintain a Valid Saskatchewan Class 4 Driver's License 
  • Provide a Driver's Abstract 
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance

Please submit a detailed resume complete with three references by January 14, 2005 to: Engineering Department 
City of Yorkton 
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan 
S3N 2W3 
Fax: (306) 786-6880

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.




New Transit Fare Rates 
Effective January 1, 2005

Transit Bylaw No. 29/2002

Adults/Seniors  Students (under 16)
CASH  $ 1.75  $ 1.00
$30.00 $15.00 
(monthly - available at City Hall)
$35.00 $20.00

Children under 5 FREE (must be accompanied by Adult)




 Notice Regarding Snow Clearing

Notice Regarding Snow Clearing 
From City Streets, Lanes and Private Driveways

The City wishes to Advise Residents of the Following Operational Procedure:

  • While clearing snow from residential streets, equipment operators employ the use of the grader gate to prevent the snow leaving the plow from entering driveways.

  • At times some snow may overflow the grader gate, especially during heavy snowfall, therefore, a certain amount may remain in the driveway following street clearing. 

  • The City will not return to clear any overflow snow unless the driveway was completely missed. 

  • Also, the City employs the use of an angle plow to clear snow from the lanes. This plow is not equipped with a snow gate, therefore anyone abutting a City lane will receive the snow from that portion of the lane. The clearing of driveways off lanes shall be the resident's responsibility. 

  • During periods of heavy snowfall, the City would advise residents to utilize their driveways whenever possible to help eliminate the problem of clearing snow around vehicles parked on the street.

Thank you for your co-operation in this regard.

Public Works and Engineering Department




Aquatic Centre News

Swimming Lessons 
Aquaquest Levels 1-4 start January 8, 2005. 
Lessons available once a week Saturdays 
or twice a week Mondays and Wednesdays

Register in person at the Aquatic Centre office on the second floor of City Hall. 
Phone 786-1744 for more information.


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