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November 24 to November 30, 2005


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Public Notice
Sale of Land

The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 101 of The Cities Act, 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 13, Block 7, Registered Plan No. 99Y06931 known civically as 3 Kelsey Bay to be used for commercial development.

The sale of this property will be considered by City Council at the Council Meeting of Monday, November 28, 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
Notice of Meetings

Yorkton Housing Corporation Board
The next meeting of the Yorkton Housing Corporation Board will be held on:

Date:  November 29,  2005
Time: 1:15 p.m.
Location: Independent Manor Lounge

Good Spirit REDA Board 
The next meeting of the Good Spirit REDA Board will be held on:

Date:  December 1,  2005
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Yorkton Public Library

Municipal Heritage Advisory Sub-Commission 
The next meeting of the Municipal Heritage Advisory Sub-Commission will be held on:

Date:  December 1, 2005
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Meeting Room "B" - City Hall



Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on November 28, 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.




Request for Tender

Purchase of Tax Title Property - 1 Broadway Street West

Tender must be received by: 12:00 p.m. on 25 November, 2005 

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
Tender--1 Broadway Street West
Building Services Department
City of Yorkton 
PO Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
 S3N 2W3


1 Broadway Street West
Lot 32 Blk 1 Plan 99Y11400
Zone: C-1 City Centre Commercial
Land and building sold as is.
Viewing of the property will be done by appointment only by contacting the undersigned

  • Tenders shall remain open for acceptance by the City and irrevocable for thirty (30) calendar days following the date specified for tender closing. 
  • Tenders received after the date and time specified for closing will be marked late and be returned unopened.

CONTACT PERSON: Enquiries regarding the tendering procedure and particulars should be directed to: 
Cynthia Alcorn, A.Sc.T., 
Manager of Building Service
(306) 786-1710 
(306) 786-6880 

The City reserves the right to reject any or all tenders. Highest or any tender not necessarily accepted.




Job Opportunity
Concession Clerks (Part-Time)

We are currently seeking energetic Part-time Concession Clerks for our busy winter season at the Kinsmen Arena Concession.

For more details, please refer to the City of Yorkton Employment Opportunities.

Interested applicants may forward their resume, including three references by Friday, December 2, 2005 to:

Director of Human Resources 
Box 400 - 37 Third Avenue North 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan 
S3N 2W3
 Fax: (306) 786-6880 




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

Public Skating has been cancelled at the Farrell Agencies Arena until Sunday, December 4th due to the Harvest Showdown and Painted Hand Curling Classic.




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 
or e-mail: