City of Yorkton News
September 27 to October 3, 2007  

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Next Council Meeting
The next council meeting will be held on October 15, 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.




Building Permits
Please note, that pursuant to City of Yorkton Bylaw No. 28/2002, all persons in the City of Yorkton intending to construct, erect, place, alter, repair, renovate, demolish, relocate, remove, or change occupancy of any building within the City of Yorkton are required to apply to the Building Services Office of the City of Yorkton and pay such fee as is described in Bylaw 28/2002.
Value of Construction         Permit Fee 
First $100,000.00 $5.00/$1,000.00
Balance Over $100,000.00 $4.00/$1,000.00
Demolition Or Removal Permits $25.00
Minimum Permit Fee $25.00
For Work Commenced Prior to Issuance of Permit  2 x Calculated Permit Fee

For additional information phone 786-1710.



Bill Payment Options
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.


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.


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