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December 14 to December 20, 2006  

Past articles can be found in the Archives.



Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

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

December 19, 2006

7:00 a.m.

Meeting Room “A” – City Hall



Public Notice
Proposed Bylaw No. 29/2006

The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 207 of The Planning and Development Act, 1983 hereby gives notice of its intention to pass Bylaw No. 29/2006 to amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 as follows and effecting the property listed in Schedule “A”.

  1. Amending Section 3.5 DEVELOPMENT PERMIT APPLICATIONS: DISCRETIONARY USES subsections 3.5.4 and 3.5.5 

    The purpose of amendments 1 and 2 are to allow notification by personal
    service and to increase public awareness of discretionary uses.

  2. Amending Sections 10.1 LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL (R-2) Subsection 10.1.2 Discretionary Uses, 11.1 MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL (R-3) Subsection 11.1.2 Discretionary Uses,  13.1 MIXED DENSITY RESIDENTIAL (R-5) Subsection 13.1.2 Discretionary Uses.

    The purpose of Amendments 3, 4 and 5 is to allow the continued use of existing Residential Care Facilities located in the residential districts and to allow the  development of additional facilities if required.

  3. Amending Section19.1 LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT (MI-1) Subsection 19.1.2 Discretionary Uses.

    The purpose of amendment 6 is to allow the continued use of existing Heavy Industry located in the MI-1 Zone and to allow development of additional Industrial plants if required.

  4. Amending the Zoning Map by changing the Zoning of the property  listed  in Schedule "A"  and shown on the appended map inside the Bold dashed lines from MI-1 Light Industrial to MI-2 Heavy Industrial.


Lot 1 Block 1 Plan 89Y07051     
Lots 2 ,3, 4 and 5 Block 1 Plan 89Y07051 
Parcels 152112440 and 152854218 in SW 10-26-4 W2
Parcels 152112406, 152112383 and 152112361 in SW 10-26-4 W2
Parcel 152198837 in SE 10-26-4 W2
Parcel 152854230 in SE  9-26-4 W2
Parcel 145520502 in SW 9-26-4 W

The purpose of Amendment 7 is to allow the continued use of Heavy Industrial Development in the area and to permit future Heavy Industrial development adjacent to Railways and Highway Access.

The proposed bylaw zoning amendment 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 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., all holidays excepted and up until 12:00 noon Friday, January 5th, 2007.  Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on January 8th, 2007 in the 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.    

Roger Hunter, MCIP
Director of Planning and Engineering




Public Notice
Commissions of Council - 2007

The City of Yorkton is inviting applications from people interested in serving on the various Commissions of Council for the year 2007.  Appointments will be made early in January to the following: 

  • Development Appeals Board
  • Economic Development Commission
  • Leisure Services Commission (includes Municipal Heritage Advisory, Arts Sub-Commission, and Deer Park Advisory)
  • Municipal Planning Commission (includes Public Transit and Airport Services)
  • Yorkton Local Library Board and Parkland Regional Library Board
  • Yorkton Housing Corporation
  • Protective Services Commission

Please provide a brief letter of application by December 31st, 2006 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




Public Notice
Notice of Call for Nominations

LGEA [subsection 45(1)]


Christ the Teacher R.C.S.S.D. No. 212 By-Election

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

Positions Available for Office # to be Elected
Board Member: Christ the Teacher R.C.S.S.D. No. 212

will be received by Bonnie Schenher, Associate Returning Officer,
commencing on December 11, 2006
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, January 3, 2007
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

2006 Christ the Teacher By-Election

Dated this 7th day of December, 2006.




Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on January 8, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.




Festive Family Fun

at the Gallagher Centre

New Year’s Eve
Sunday, December 31, 2006

Toonie Swim at the WaterPark
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Public Skating
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information call 786-1740.




Toboggan Hills

Get out and enjoy the winter at…

Deer Park Golf Course
Highway 52

West Rodney Ridge
Roslyn Avenue

Knights of Columbus Park
Circlebrooke Drive

Weinmaster Park
Morrison Drive

For more information call 786-1750.




Outdoor Rinks

Get out and enjoy the winter at…

Knights of Columbus Park
Circlebrooke Drive

Heritage Heights Park
McBurney Drive

Silver Heights Park
Sunset Drive

Weinmaster Park
Morrison Drive

Appleton Park
Appleton Drive

There are lights at Knights of Columbus,
Heritage Heights and Weinmaster Park that
are on from dusk to 10:00 p.m. each evening.

For more information call 786-1750.




Christmas Break
Kids Convention

An opportunity for children to
participate in recreational activities
over the Christmas break.
A variety of sports, games and crafts
with a seasonal theme.

December 27 - 29, 2006
January 2 – 5, 2007

Gloria Hayden Community Centre
8:00am to NOON; 1:00pm to 5:00pm
(lunch hour will be supervised if required)
$70.00/participant for the program

Only 25 registrations will be taken.
To register call the G.H.C.C. at 786-1776.




Attention: New Business Owners

Have you started a new business or are you opening a new business in Yorkton and haven't purchased your business license yet?

From November 1st until December 31st of this year only, we will waive the  $50.00 application fee if you apply for your business license now.   Don't delay!

You can call 786-1709 for further information,
or visit the Building Services Dept., 2nd Floor, City Hall.  




2007 Historical Calendar

Celebrating Yorkton’s 125 years of settlement.
Includes historic photos & anecdotes.

$10.00 including GST
Available at Frameworks on Broadway,
City Hall, Quick Print, & Tourism Yorkton