City of Yorkton News
January 10 to January 16, 2008  

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Public Notice
Notice of Meetings

Yorkton Public Library Board
The next meeting of the Yorkton Public Library Board will be held on:

January 16, 2008
7:00 p.m.

Community pARTners Gallery

Protective Services Commission
The next meeting of the Protective Services Commission will be held on:

January 15, 2008
7:00 a.m.
Meeting Room “A” – City Hall

Solid Waste Management Committee
The next meeting of the Solid Waste Management Committee will be held on:

January 17, 2008
7:00 a.m.
Meeting Room “A” – City Hall



Next Council Meeting
The next council meeting will be held on January 21, 2008 at 5:00 p.m.


Property for Sale
Riverside Grove

Offering 25 Residential R-1 Zoned Lots:
Make your next home on one of the 16 lots on Tamarack Cove or the 9 lots on Riverside Drive. This configuration of lots is northeast of the last phase of development at Aspen Place in the northeast corner of Yorkton. 

Lot prices are between $31,560 and $52,420 (plus GST).  Lots will be released for purchase through a lot draw on January 22, 2008.

Refer to the subdivision plan below.

NOTE:  Procedural details of the Lot Draw, Construction starts and Schedule 'A' not addressed below will be posted on the City of Yorkton’s webpage on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 and published in the The News Review on January 17, 2008.


  • Lots will be dispersed by holding a Lot Draw.  Location to be announced.
  • Lot Draw date slated for Tuesday, January 22, 2008.
  • Purchasers will be required to put down 10% (ten percent) of the total purchase price including GST, payable to the City at the time of making an Offer to Purchase.
  • All legal documentation and payment in full to be completed within 30 (thirty) business days or the agreement will be deemed cancelled and subject to a cancellation fee.
  • Transfer of title will not be issued until the balance of the lot is paid in full and application for transfer is completed.
  • Purchasers who have signed purchase agreements have a maximum of 3 (three) business days from the date of execution of the purchase agreement to cancel the purchase agreement, subject to the payment of $250 (two hundred fifty) dollars for the City's administrative costs at the time of cancellation.
  • A cancellation fee of $500 (five hundred) dollars per lot if cancelled after 3 (three) business days and prior to transfer of title.
  • Only 1 (one) lot may be placed on hold for 7 (seven) days, for the benefit of the Purchaser in order that they may have time to secure suitable financing, house plans and a builder. See Schedule "A" for "How To Hold A Residential Lot"
  • 7 (seven) lots offered for sale will be made available to individuals for purchase once placed on the market.
  • Contractors are defined as currently holding a bona fide City of Yorkton issued license as a General Contractor engaged in the Construction of houses for the purpose of resale as their primary business activity. A Contractor is required to provide the license at the time of "hold" or "down payment", whichever occurs first. A Contractor must hold a valid business license with the City of Yorkton as of Dec. 31, 2007. Contractors are not permitted to have anyone appear as an Individual to participate in the Lot Draw.
  • Individuals are identified as unable to provide a corporate or business name registration valid in Saskatchewan or not licensed by the City of Yorkton as a General Contractor engaged in the construction of houses for the purpose of resale as their primary business activity. 
  • At the discretion of the City, participating Individuals and Contractors may be required to sign a Statutory Declaration attesting to their status as Individuals or Contractors as defined above.

When making an inquiry, kindly include your name, contact information and the nature of your interest.  Feel free to visit the links and other information provided within the City of Yorkton’s website.


Refer to the City of Yorkton’s website for information regarding commercial and industrial properties for sale.

Deborah Domshy
Planning & Development Coordinator
Tel: (306) 786-1758
Fax (306) 786-6880




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
  • Food Services
  • Attractions
  • Entertainment
  • Transportation

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.



Outdoor Rinks
Get out and enjoy the winter at…
  • Knights of Columbus Park - Circlebrooke Drive
  • Heritage Heights Park - McBurney Drive
  • Silver Heights Park - Sunset Drive
  • Weinmaster Park - Morrison Drive
  • Appleton Park - Appleton Drive

There are lights at Knights of Columbus, Heritage Heights and Weinmaster Park that are on from dusk to 10:00 p.m. each evening.

For more information call 786-1750.



Toboggan Hills
Get out and enjoy the winter at…
  • Deer Park Golf Course - Highway 52 West
  • Rodney Ridge - Roslyn Avenue
  • Knights of Columbus Park - Circlebrooke Drive
  • Weinmaster Park - Morrison Drive
For more information call 786-1750.


Cross Country Ski Trails

Six kilometers of classic cross-country ski trails have been groomed at Deer Park Municipal Golf Course by volunteers from the Yorkton Cross Country Ski Club.

For more information call Merlon at 782-5569 or Leisure Services at 786-1750.



Public Skating

Sunday Nights
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Admission:  $2 per person

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

Pre-School & Seniors Skate:
Wednesday Afternoons
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

All programs at Kinsmen Arena are FREE of CHARGE.

For more information call Leisure Services at 786-1750.



Indoor Tennis

The Gallagher Centre Flexihall has two tennis courts that are available for rental anytime throughout the winter months.

Cost is $25.00/hour
(equipment is not included)

For more information or to book a court call 786-1777.



Co-Ed Adult Rec Soccer

Wednesday Nights
Gallagher Centre Flexihall
8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Cost is $3.00/person

For more information call the
Gallagher Centre Information Kiosk at 786-1740.


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