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City of Yorkton News
January 19 to January 25, 2006



There are no Public Notices at this time. 



Past articles can be found in the Archives.




Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on January 23, 2006 at 5:00 p.m.




Job Opportunity
Part-Time Kiosk Cashier Receptionist

Applications are invited for the position of Part-Time Kiosk Cashier Receptionist 
Leisure Services Department - Gallagher Centre

Reporting directly to the Kiosk Supervisor.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Processes general admission, memberships, program registration, Ticket Master, lottery centre, and receives customers entering leisure facility accurately in accordance with City of Yorkton policies and procedures. 
  • Provides program and service information including schedules and program descriptions. 
  • Performs general office functions such as filing, and word processing as required. 
  • Handles telephone and reception duties including: public inquiries and requests, complaint calls, bookings, and general information while maintaining excellent customer service. 
  • Completes other related duties that may be assigned from time to time.


  • One year related cash handling experience in customer service environment. 
  • Knowledge of accepted procedures for handling cash, balancing transactions, and completing revenue collection reports. 
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices.
  • Possess computer skills. 
  • Must possess good interpersonal communications and public relation skills.
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP security clearance. 
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

Salary: $9.90 per hour

Hours of Work: Shift work, evening and weekend work is involved

Interested applicants may forward their resume, including three references and telephone number, no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2006 to: 

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

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




Public Skating - Farrell Agencies Arena

Sunday Nights
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Admission: Adults $3
Children (6-17 years) $2




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.




Leisure Facilities
Important Phone Numbers

Arena Bookings 
Water Park  786-1740
Gloria Hayden Centre  786-1776
Godfrey Dean C.C. Bookings  786-1777
Kinsmen Blue Room Bookings  786-1777
Library Meeting Room  786-1777
Leisure Services - City Hall 



Gloria Hayden Community Centre
Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 
8:30 am to 10:30 pm

Saturday & Sunday 
NOON to 5:00 pm

We are open on all stat holidays from 
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

For more information call the GHCC at 786-1776




Bid Yorkton

Is your organization trying to plan or bid on a special event in Yorkton? 
Don't know where to start?

The City of Yorkton and Tourism Yorkton have designed a package that will include all the information you need to plan or bid on an event, big or small. The package includes information on:

  • Accommodations 
  • Convention Facilities
  • Catering Services 
  • Area Attractions 
  • Transportation Distances

The Bid Yorkton Package will come with standard information and can be tailored to fit your specific needs.

The Bid Yorkton Package is available to all groups, clubs and organizations planning to host an event in the City of Yorkton.

For more information contact Tourism Yorkton at 783-8707.




Bill Payment Options

Did You Know?...

You can pay your water bill and property taxes at the bank. No more line-ups, late appointments, or racing to beat business hours!!

  1. Register your 7-Digit Water Bill Account # and your 12-Digit Tax Bill Roll # with your Bank. 

  2. When you receive your bill, pay it over the phone, through the PC, or at an automated teller machine.




Having a 
Special Anniversary or a Milestone Birthday?

The City of Yorkton would like to recognize citizens of Yorkton who are celebrating a "milestone birthday" or Golden Anniversary or better, by sending a letter and congratulatory certificate.

If you, or someone you know, will be celebrating such an occasion, please 
contact City Hall at 786-1705.




New History Book 

The City of Yorkton is pleased to announce the 
launch of our new history book, 

Windows On Our History

The book, written by Terri Lefebvre Prince 
chronicles Yorkton's history from pre-colonization to present day.

Windows On Our History will be available for sale at Frameworks and City Hall beginning December 22nd for the holiday season.

Book Price is $35.00 (GST Included)

For more information call 
Terri Lefebvre Prince, Heritage Researcher 
at 786-1722 or e-mail: