City of Yorkton News
April 19 to April 25, 2007  

Past articles can be found in the Archives.




Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

Yorkton Housing Corporation Board

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

Date: April 24, 2007
Time: 1:15 p.m.
Location: Independent Manor Lounge



Public Notice
Assessment Roll

Public Notice is hereby given that pursuant to subsection 187(1) of The Cities Act, the assessment roll for the City of Yorkton for the year 2007 has been prepared and is open to inspection in the office of the assessor from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the following days:  April 10 to May 9, 2007.

Any person who wishes to appeal against his or her assessment or classification to the Board of Revision is required to file his or her appeal with:  The Assessor, City of Yorkton, P.O. Box 400, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, S3N 2W3 by the 9th day of May, 2007.

For further information please contact, Kim Durdin, City Assessment Co-ordinator at 786-1736.




Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on April 30, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.




Job Opportunity
Waterworks Foreman

Yorkton is seeking a key player for its Environmental Services Management Team.  If you are interested in a high quality of life and a low cost of living, then Yorkton will appeal to you.  Located on the Yellowhead Highway, Yorkton is a vibrant and progressive community of approximately 16,000 people serving as a hub to the beautiful Parkland region.  Due to its large trading area, Yorkton has many larger city amenities and provides the quality of life of a smaller community.

Reporting to the Director of Environmental Services, the Water Works Foreman’s responsibility is to provide front line technical support and primary supervision for the Water Treatment Plant, Pollution Control Plant and Landfill. The Waterworks Foreman will supervise analytical laboratory work for operations, process and quality control, co-ordinates the mainline flushing program with the Sewer and Water Foreman, manage the bio-solids application, oversees personnel administration, budget preparation, control and reporting systems and landfill operations.

The Water Works Foreman is responsible for hiring, training, performance and follow-up within a unionized environment. Must be able to meet the objectives and policies as set by the City.  The position is also given great latitude for creative and innovative opportunities.  The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A diploma in Civil Engineering or Water Science Technology or equivalent.
  • Possess or be able to obtain Saskatchewan Environment Certification in: Wastewater Treatment Class 4, Water Treatment Class 3, Water Distribution Class 3, Wastewater Collection Class 3.
  • Obtain Fireman’s Certification.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a working knowledge of; analytical lab equipment, procedures, quality control, computer spreadsheet and word processing programs, as well as, excellent verbal, written and supervisory skills.
  • A high degree of personal initiative, good planning and organizational skills.
  • Five years experience with at least two years at the supervisory level demonstrating a thorough knowledge of water and wastewater.
  • Eligibility for membership in SASTT.
  • A team player fostering positive communication with staff, contractors and citizens.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Saskatchewan Driver’s license.
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP security clearance.

The City offers an attractive salary and benefits package.  For further information and a complete job description visit Employment.

Please submit a detailed resume complete with three references by April 20, 2007 at which time the review of resumes will begin, however the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

City of Yorkton Human Resources Department
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Sk.  S3N 2W3
Email:     Fax:  306-786-6880

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




Request for Tender
Evaportative Condenser

Tender must be received by 4:30 p.m. C.S.T. April 27, 2007.

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:

Evaportative Condenser
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:

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

Any questions must be sent to the contact person, via e-mail no later than one week prior to the tender closing date, to .

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


  • 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 returned unopened.

Contact Person:

Inquiries regarding  the tendering procedure and particulars should be directed to:

Dennis Woroschuk
Facilities Manager
Phone:  (306) 621-5320
Fax: (306) 786-6880

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




Deer Park Municipal Golf Course
2007 Fees

Driving Range Now Open!

Season Pass
Junior (under 14) $135.50 $0.00 $136.50
Junior (over 14) $138.68 $8.32 $147.00
Student $273.58 $16.42 $290.00
Adult $728.30 $43.70 $772.00
Restricted Adult (Monday to Friday) $584.91 $35.09 $620.00
Senior (65+) $669.81 $40.19 $710.00
Adult Couple $1,089.62 $65.38 $1,155.00
Family $1,457.55 $87.45 $1,545.00
Green Fees
Adult 9 Hole $17.92 $1.08 $19.00
Adult 18 Hole $30.19 $1.81 $32.00
Adult All Day $48.11 $2.89 $51.00
Junior 9 Hole $11.32 $0.68 $12.00
Junior 18 Hole $15.09 $0.91 $16.00
11 for 10 Pak (9 Hole) $178.30 $10.70 $189.00
11 for 10 Pak (Combo) $240.57 $14.43 $255.00
6 for 5 Pak (18 Hole) $150.94 $9.06 $160.00
Twilight/Pre-Post Season $21.70 $1.30 $23.00
Trail Fees
Trail Fees – Daily $12.26 $0.74 $13.00
Trail Fees – Yearly $127.36 $7.64 $135.00
Storage Fees
Gas Cart Storage $160.38 $9.62 $170.00
Electric Cart Storage $198.11 $11.89 $210.00
Winter Cart Storage $66.04 $3.96 $70.00
Locker (Men) $21.70 $1.30 $23.00
Club Storage $42.45 $2.55 $45.00
Club Storage & Cleaning $66.04 $3.96 $70.00
Junior Club Storage $28.30 $1.70 $30.00

Please visit Deer Park for more information.




Pedestrian Signals


Please be advised that the pedestrian signals at this intersection are currently down, but will be fixed as soon as possible. Please use caution when attempting to cross at this location.

Please remember that when crossing at a pedestrian signal, wait a few seconds after pressing the crossing button and look up for the lights to begin flashing before starting to cross the road. Proceed with caution and use your own best judgment. Remember to only start crossing the street when vehicles have come to a complete stop.




Red Cross Standard First Aid/CPR-C

April 25 – 26, 2007
Wednesday  8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday     8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location: Gallagher Centre
Cost is $110.00

For more information or to register call 786-1740.   




Gallagher Centre Water Park
FREE Monthly Leisure Swims

Monday, April 30
Monday, May 28
Monday, June 25

7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Remember to bring a lock.  Children ages 6 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information call 786-1740.

Sponsored by the Painted Hand Community Development Corporation




City of Yorkton Archives

The CITY OF YORKTON ARCHIVES is always seeking photographs, postcards, documents, family histories, old letters, calendars, maps and small artifacts related to the history of Yorkton and immediate area.

Call 786-1722 or write to: 

Heritage Researcher, City of Yorkton 
Box 400 
Yorkton, SK 
S3N 2W3 



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