City of Yorkton News
December 28 to January 3, 2007  

Past articles can be found in the Archives.



Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

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

January 3, 2007

5:00 p.m.

Gallagher Centre



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.




Holiday Hours


Friday, December 22nd
    Kinsmen Arena CLOSED


Saturday, December 23rd
    Kinsmen Arena CLOSED
    Sanitary Landfill closes at 2:00 p.m.
    Dial-a-Bus Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 24th
    Kinsmen Arena CLOSED
    Gloria Hayden CLOSED
    Water Park closes at 5:00 p.m.

Monday, December 25th
    City Hall CLOSED
    Kinsmen Arena CLOSED
    Gloria Hayden CLOSED
    Gallagher Centre CLOSED
    Sanitary Landfill CLOSED
    No Dial-a Bus Service

Tuesday, December 26th
    City Hall CLOSED
    Gloria Hayden CLOSED
    Sanitary Landfill CLOSED
    No Dial-a Bus Service

Sunday, December 31st
    Water Park closes at 5:00 p.m.

Monday, January 1st
    City Hall CLOSED
    Sanitary Landfill CLOSED
    No Dial-a Bus Service

Sanitary Landfill
Regular Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday – 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Water Park Schedules available at
Gallagher Centre Water Park

After Hours Emergency
Phone: 786-1799




Request for Quotation
Fire Alarm System

Name of Tender: Fire Alarm System

Tender Must be Received by: 4:00 p.m. on Jan.19, 2007

Please send sealed quotation clearly marked:

Fire Alarm System
Department of Leisure Services 
City of Yorkton 
Box 400 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan 
S3N 2W3

Proposal specifications are available at Leisure Services, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 37 3rd Ave. North, Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Any questions must be sent to the contact person, via email, no later than one week prior to the quotation closing date. Email:

Quotations will not be considered if an on-site inspection has not been completed prior to tender being submitted.

Quotation shall remain open for acceptance by the City and irrevocable for thirty (30) calendar days following the date specified for Quotation closing.

Quotation received after the date and time specified for closing will be marked late and be returned unopened.

Contact Person: Enquiries regarding the Quotation procedure and particulars should be directed to:

Dennis Woroschuk, Facilities Manager 
Phone: 621-5320 
Fax: 786-6880 

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



"Green Sweep" Holiday Schedule
(Curbside Recycling)

Prairie Harvest Employment Program’s
“Green Sweep”
(Curbside Recycling)

Curbside Recycling will be cancelled from December 25 to 29, 2006 and on Monday, January 1, 2007. There will be an extra pick up day for the PINK area, (regular Monday pickup) on Friday, December 22, 2006. The Christmas season means increased volumes of recyclables especially cardboard. Curbside Recycling Systems CAN NOT accommodate large sizes and quantities of cardboard. Please consider making a trip to the Kinsmen Recycling Center or a community blue bin to deposit excessive quantities of recyclables. Thank you for your anticipated cooperation!

Thank you for participating in the “Green Sweep” program and helping to make Yorkton “a place where good things happen”.

If you do not have a blue container call 786-1840 to receive one.

Prairie Harvest Employment Program
wishes the community and people of Yorkton
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!




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.




Gallagher Centre Water Park
Holiday Toonie Swims

December 24th
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

December 31st
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

All Pool Admissions are only a TOONIE!

Please note that the Water Park will close at 5:00 p.m. on December 24th and 31st.

For more information call 786-1740.




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.




Holiday Skating at the Kinsmen Arena

December 27– 29, 2006
9:00 to 10:30 a.m. 10 & Under Shinny
10:30 a.m. to Noon 8 & Under Shinny
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Public Skating
2:00-3:30 pm 12 & Under Shinny
January 2 – 5, 2007
9:00 to 10:30 a.m. 8 & Under Shinny
10:30 a.m. to Noon 10 & Under Shinny
Noon to 1:30 p.m. Public Skating
1:45 to 2:45 p.m. 6 & Under Shinny
2:45 to 4:30 p.m. 12 & Under Shinny

Please check with the Kinsmen Arena at 786-1755 to ensure times and schedules are accurate and have not changed.

Full equipment is required by all players on the ice for shinny.




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 <see below>.
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





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.  


Please read the Terms of Use
Comments, Questions, Ideas
Copyright © 2018 City of Yorkton. All Rights Reserved.