Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 11:54 AM
Pothole repair operations are underway on city streets this week. At this time of year, potholes are filled temporarily until a permanent patching can be applied in the summer when streets are dry. The temporary fill prevents the potholes from growing larger.
Potholes are caused when moisture, such as snowmelt or rain, enters a crack in the pavement, then freezes and expands in cold temperatures. The expansion puts pressure on the crack, causing the asphalt to break away, resulting in a pothole....
Posted on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 12:02 PM
Outdoor basketball courts have been planned for the City since the approval of the 2021 capital budget. A review of locations was started to ensure a balance of man-made amenities in parks as well as to ensure a balance of services and amenities across the City. While this review was being completed, Council heard a request at their March 26, 2021 Council meeting for the development of a Pump Bike Track in the City. A the May 17, 2021 Council meeting, Council requested Administration to investigate...
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2022 11:42 AM
The City of Yorkton was one out of three Saskatchewan Municipalities to receive funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) through the Green Municipal Fund (GMF).
Yorkton received $150,200 to complete a study to establish potential upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant and water re-use options and reduce its impact on Yorkton Creek and nutrient-rich Assiniboine River, maintain regulatory compliance and explore future growth and re-use possibilities.
The feasibility study...
Posted on Wednesday, March 09, 2022 11:47 AM
A message from our Mayor, Mitch Hippsley.
Ladies & gentlemen, we are living in unbelievable times in the modern world.
As you are fully aware, president Putin of Russia is sending troops & invading the country of Ukraine.Who could have ever predicted such a horrific situation in the year 2022!
The tenacity & grit of the Ukrainian culture is the very reason Yorkton was founded, grown & continues to flourish. This tenacity is the reason the Ukraine will...
Posted on Tuesday, March 08, 2022 03:06 PM
Bylaw No. 3/2022 - Amend Future Land Use Concept Map and Amend Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 12/2014
Bylaw No. 5/2022 - Rezone to Allow for Commercial Use and amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003
The applicant proposes to amend the Official Community Plan Land Use Concept Map for 139 Dominion Avenue from Industrial to Commercial and to amend the Zoning Bylaw by rezoning from MI-1 Light Industrial to CMI-1 Commercial - Industrial Transitional, for the following reasons:
- to make the existing Community...