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Council Approves 2021 Budget - Upgrades to City Infrastructure Coming in 2022

Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 09:16 AM

Yorkton City Council approved the City’s 2021 budget at their regular City Council meeting on Monday, holding municipal tax increases to zero percent for this year.

The budget was tabled at the March 15 council meeting and the public was given the past two weeks to voice any questions or concerns via our City website, by email or phone. Aside from input from the Chamber of Commerce, no comments have been received.

Council also approved the City’s 2022 Capital Budget. “It is important for the City...

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Garbage, Recycling and Organics Survey

Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 03:58 PM

To protect our environment, regulations regarding the disposal of solid waste are becoming more strict, thus more expensive. Funds required for landfill expansions are accumulated through the landfill fees. 

To help manage these expenses, we are surveying residents to help guide future decision making.

Residential Refuse Survey

The survey is open until May 15, 2021.

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2021 Budget - Zero percent tax increase

Posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 09:23 AM

Yorkton City Council tabled the 2021 Operating and Capital Budgets Monday night, holding municipal tax increases to zero percent for the coming year.   

“This budget, as presented, represents a zero percent increase in taxation for the City while maintaining a balanced budget, which is required of us as a municipality,” said Mayor Mitch Hippsley. “I’m very pleased that we were able to maintain 2021 taxes at last year’s level.

“Not knowing where the city and the province will...

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Parks and Recreation February Newsletter

Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 02:07 PM

Find out what's going on in your community for parks, recreation and culture!

APRIL 2021 Newsletter

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Civic Recognition Award Winners

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:20 AM

The Civic Recognition Awards Committee presented the 2020 Civic Recognition Award in the Group Category, prior to the February 22 Council meeting.

In light of COVID-19, each category winner will be presented their award during the next two regular Council meetings to keep the number of individuals in one room below the maximum capacity. 

The awards are given annually to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions for the betterment of the City.

Adult Civic Recognition Category...