City of Yorkton News
May 28 to June 3, 2009


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Public Notice
Notice of Meetings
Municipal Planning Commission

The next meeting of the Municipal Planning Commission will be held on:
Date:  June 3, 2009
Time:7:00 a.m.
Location:Meeting Room “A” – City Hall



Public Notice

The City of Yorkton has engaged a contractor to install a 500 mm diameter water main along the western edge of the City.  Construction will start along Highway #10, cross Broadway Street West and proceed north along Sully Avenue to the Canola Crushing Plants.  The construction will start during the week of May 18th and continue for approximately 6 weeks.

Access to properties and traffic accommodation along the route may be restricted or limited at times.  However, providing access to businesses will be a priority.  The City apologizes for any inconveniences that the construction may cause.  See attached map for construction route.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Planning & Engineering Department at (306)786-1730.



Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on June 8, 2009 at 5:00 p.m.



Gloria Hayden Centre Summer Hours

May 4 to June 30, 2009

Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday

Stat Holidays

The GHCC will be CLOSED for the months of July & August 2009

For more information call the
Gloria Hayden Community Centre
at 786-1776.



Yorkton in Bloom


Our Lakes Need Your Help


Please do your part to fight algae, buy phosphorus-free products

Click Here to view the details in Adobe PDF format



Sanitary Landfill
Current Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
               Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Monday to Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

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

City of Yorkton
Environmental Services



Having a "Special Anniversary" or
"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.



Job Opportunity
Auxiliary Fire Fighter
The City of Yorkton Fire Department invites applications for the position of Auxiliary Fire Fighter

The City of Yorkton Fire Department is looking for highly motivated persons, male or female, over the age of 18, residing in city limits to become part of our Auxiliary Fire Fighting force.  Operating as a composite department, Auxiliary Fire Fighters provide support services to the Full-Time Department.  If you are interested in a new challenge and in expanding your life skills, these positions provide for a stimulating team building opportunity. 

Under direct supervision, Auxiliary Fire Fighters assist in response, mitigation, and return to service of Fire Department apparatus and the facility.  Response to emergency incidents can include: fires; dangerous goods; rescue work; and other duties as assigned.  Personal and public safety is of paramount importance therefore successful candidates will be required to participate in regular and ongoing training and will receive protective clothing, a radio, and will be placed on an on-call rotation.

Applicants must be 18 years of age, in good physical and mental health and must successfully complete a physical fitness test.  RCMP security clearance and a valid Saskatchewan license and abstract are also required.  Preference will be given to those possessing current C.P.R., First Aid, and N.F.P.A. or related training / certification.

On-call hours include Monday through Friday 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., 24 hours on weekends and statutory holidays.  Wednesday evenings are designated for training from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  (These are not Full-time paid firefighting positions.)

If you have any questions please contact the Yorkton Fire Department at 786-1795 or submit a detailed resume to:
Director of Human Resources
City of Yorkton
Box 400, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, S3N 2W3
Fax: (306) 786-6880

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


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