City of Yorkton News
November 3 to November 9, 2005


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Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

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

Date:  November 9, 2005
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Yorkton Public Library Meeting Room



Public Notice
Sale of Land

The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 101 of The Cities Act, 2003 and in accordance with Bylaw No. 8/2003 hereby gives public notice of its intention to sell the following properties for less than market value:

To Sell:   Lot 1 and 2, Block 15, Registered Plan No. 99Y07581 known civically as 289 Peter Pond Road and 290 Hamilton Road to be used for the development of new commercial property.

The sale of this property will be considered by City Council at the Council Meeting of Monday, November 14, 2005 at 5:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall at 37 Third Avenue North. Further information may be obtained by contacting the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall or calling 786-1717.




Public Notice
Borrowing Bylaw

Public Notice is hereby given that the Council of the City of Yorkton intends to consider passage of Bylaw No. 28/2005, known as the Borrowing Bylaw, a bylaw to provide for the borrowing of $5,000,000 for the purpose of financing the construction of the multi-purpose family leisure centre, known as the Gallagher Centre, at the Council Meeting of Monday, November 14, 2005 at 5:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 37 Third Avenue North.

For further information, please call the Director of Finance, Lonnie Kaal at 786-1721




Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on November 14, 2005 at 5:00 p.m.




Residential Lots For Sale

The City of Yorkton is pleased to announce that 21 new lots on Aspen Place in the Riverside Grove Subdivision have been added to the Residential lot inventory.

For pricing or other information, please call 786-1710.




Attention: Dog Owners
Re: 2006 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 Animal Control Bylaw, it is mandatory for any person who keeps, possesses, harbors or has charge of or control over any dog to obtain a license and place it's tag on the dog's collar. For previous license holders, you must obtain a new license for the upcoming year between October 1st and January 31st. For new dog owners, you must obtain a license as soon as you come into possession of the dog.

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.

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.
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.




Sarcan Recycling Depot
Hours of Operation

Sarcan Recycling Depot 
144 Ball Road 

New Hours of Operation 
Effective November 1, 2005

Monday to Friday 
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Closed every Friday between 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. for staff meeting.




Gallagher Centre 
Water Park Program Times

Leisure Swim

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
3:00 to 5:00 p.m. 
7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. 
7:00 to 9:30 p.m
Sunday:  3:00 to 5:00 p.m. 
7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Family Swim
Sunday:  1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  *Parents must
  accompany children!


Pre-School (0-2years)  FREE 
Child (3-14 years) $3.00
Youth (15-17 years) $4.00
Adult (18+ years) $6.00
Family (immediate)
Aquacize Drop-in $6.00
Program times subject to change.
For more information on Water Park Programs, please call 786-1740



Free Public Skating
Kinsmen Arena

Public Skating: 
Monday Nights 
7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Pre-School & Seniors: 
Wednesday Afternoons 
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

All programs FREE of CHARGE.




Public Skating 
Farrell Agencies Arena


Sunday Nights 
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.



Adults $3 
Children (6-17 years) $2



City of Yorkton Archives

The CITY OF YORKTON ARCHIVES is seeking photos, letters, and other documents relating to the history of Yorkton and the immediate surrounding area. Examples: photos of railway history, arrival of groups of immigrants, the radar base, York Lake, sports groups, Ukrainian dancing, Bobby Burns events, Barber Shop concerts, stage performances, children and youth at play, the rain, hail and wind storm of Monday, August 27, 1978, etc.

Write to: 
Box 400, City of Yorkton, Yorkton, SK S3N 2W3 
or Phone 786-1792 
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