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City of Yorkton News
September 20 to September 26, 2007  

Past articles can be found in the Archives.



Public Notice
Notice of Meetings
Good Spirit REDA Board
The next meeting of the Good Spirit REDA Board will be held on:
September 26, 2007
4:00 p.m.
REDA Office, 23D Smith Street
Yorkton Housing Corporation Board
The next meeting of the Yorkton Housing Corporation Board will be held on:
September 25, 2007
1:15 p.m.
Independent Manor Lounge


Next Council Meeting
The next council meeting will be held on September 24, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.


Request For Tender
HMI Upgrade
Name of Tender: HMI Upgrade Tender
Tender must be received by: 2:00 p.m. on October 2, 2007

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
City of Yorkton, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Human-Machine Interface Upgrade

Department of Environment
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan    S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:

The work involves replacing the HMI including software, PC hardware, communications equipment, and application programming.

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: 

Michael Buchholzer, A.Sc.T.
Phone: 786-1774
Fax: 786-6880

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




Riverside Terrace Subdivision
Riverside-Terrace-Subdivision Conceptual

Public Offering of Sale - Riverside Terrace Subdivision

The City of Yorkton Department of Planning and Engineering is pleased to introduce a new community to the City.  Riverside Terrace will be a unique community of medium to upper-scale single family residential homes combining a central neighbourhood park with passive and active recreational facilities, access to multi-use recreational pathways along both sides of Yorkton Creek, and easy access to shopping, schools and business services.  Yorkton Creek offers a particularly pleasant natural feature that provides a relaxing rest area from the day-to-day pressures of life. 

This subdivision is designed to provide opportunities for discerning homebuyers to be part of the environmentally responsible philosophy that will govern the neighbourhood character.  Riverside Terrace will introduce and encourage the use of environmentally friendly products and smart growth ideas.  With the co-operation of lot Purchasers, Riverside Terrace will help set the bar for how neighbourhoods can be shaped in a responsive and respectful way by being the first in Yorkton to have homes designed and constructed to meet energy efficiency standards.  To ensure that property values are protected, each lot purchaser will be required to agree to the Architectural Controls & Design Guidelines that will apply to all development within the Subdivision.  Copies of the Architectural Controls & Design Guidelines are available from the City of Yorkton Planning and Engineering Department.

The plan of subdivision has been submitted to the Province for registrations and lots will be available for sale in July.

Planning and Engineering Department - Office located on 2nd Floor, 37 Third Ave. North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan - Telephone 306-786-1709,   Fax 306-786-6880



Recycling in Yorkton
The City of Yorkton
Solid Waste Management Committee
Recycling in Yorkton
Recycle Symbol
  • Non-refillable, ready to serve beverage containers made of metal, plastic, or glass.
  • Paint
  • Milk Containers
  • Electronic Equipment including TV’s, desk top computers, notebook computers, and monitors
  • Paper products such as flyers, bags, cardboard, plastic bags, etc.
  • Batteries, scrap metal and household appliances properly decommissioned.

For information on your solid waste needs call:
Saskatchewan Abilities Council – 782-2463
Ottenbreit Waste Systems Ltd – 783-3867
Ottenbreit Sanitation Services 2002 Ltd – 783-6995
City of Yorkton Landfill – 786-7499
SARCAN Recycling – 782-4213
Prairie Harvest Employment (Blue Box Program) – 786-1840



Sanitary Landfill
Cars  $ 2.00
¼ and ½ Ton Trucks, Utility Trailers, Sport Utility, Vans $ 6.00
One Ton Trucks, Tandem Trailers, Cube Vans  $14.00
Two and Three Ton Trucks, Tandem Trucks  $26.00
Semi-Trailer Trucks, Fifth Wheel Trailers  $37.00
Contaminated Soil (within City Limits)
Contaminated Soil (outside City Limits) $30.00/yd.3
Small Carcasses 
Large Carcasses  $44.00 
Recyclable Material - Volume to be determined on site
- Fee to be determined on-site by City Representative
- Vehicles One tonne and smaller are exempt
Construction and Demolition Wastes
- will accept clean wood (unpainted and untreated)  entrance fee only 
- will accept mixed Waste (concrete completely removed) $ 6.00/yd.3
- Mixed Waste (including any concrete) $25.00/yd.3
Out-of-City Garbage
$ 7.00/ yd.3
Asbestos - Contact the City for Rates and Arrangements


September 1 to September 30
Monday to Friday  8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
             Saturday   8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

October 1 to April 30
Monday to Friday   9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
               Saturday  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please enter not later than 15 minutes before closing to allow for material handling.

No person or persons shall operate any vehicle transporting wastes or other debris of any kind along or over any highway, street, lane, vacant lot, park or public place in the City of Yorkton unless the load is completely enclosed with a securely fastened cover as to prohibit any part of the load on the said vehicle finding its way to the roadway or adjacent premises. 


Beginner Pilates
10 week program featuring STOTT PILATES
introductory matwork exercises.
These exercises focus on core stability including pelvic and shoulder girdle stabilization.

Join STOTT PILATES to help you gain
strength, flexibility and endurance
without risking injury or adding bulk.

Monday Nights
September 24 – December 3, 2007
(10 classes)

Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre
Instructor: Staci Wyatt
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cost is $60.00

To register call 786-1740.



Walking Tours
The City of Yorkton Municipal Heritage Advisory Sub-Commission invites you to take the following two Self-Guided Walking Tours:
  • The Cemetery Walking Tour ($3.00 for the book)
  • The Heritage Property Walking Tour (Free)

Books available at City Hall, Tourism, Western Development Museum and Frameworks on Broadway.



Gloria Hayden Community Centre
Hours of Operation
Gloria Hayden Community Centre
Hours of Operation
Effective Monday, September 17, 2007

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.