City of Yorkton News for the week of May 8 to May 14, 2013

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City of Yorkton News for the week of May 8 to May 14, 2013

May 8 - 14, 2013

Next City Council Meeting

Monday, May 13, 2013 5:00 p.m.

Emergency

Preparedness

Week

May 5-11, 2013

Let’s Get “Socially” Connected

Friday, May 10, 2013

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Get connected with a hands on workshop during which you will

create a facebook page and twitter account for your group,

organization or committee. Laptops will be supplied but we

encourage you to bring your own.

Know the risks

Only 10 spots available

$20.00/Participant (includes lunch)

To register call 306-786-1750 or e-mail cdpr@yorkton.ca

Make a plan

Ravine Room – Gallagher Centre

455 Broadway Street West, Yorkton, SK

Get a kit

Public Safety

Canada

Sécurité publique

Canada

General Inquiries: (306) 786-1700

Mayor’s Office ..................... 306-786-1701

City Clerk ............................. 306-786-1717

Bylaw Control ...................... 306-786-1725

Communications ................. 306-828-2424

Tax Department ................... 306-786-1714

or ...................................... 306-786-1736

Water Billing ........................ 306-786-1726

Economic

Development ....................... 306-786-1747

Engineering .......................... 306-786-1730

Public Works ....................... 306-786-1760

Fire Hall ............................... 306-786-1795

Building Services ................. 306-786-1710

www.GetPrepared.ca

Follow us on Twitter: @Get_Prepared

Government of

Saskatchewan

RESIDENTIAL

REFUSE

COLLECTION

REMINDER

To ensure the weekly collection of your residential

refuse cart, please follow these simple steps:

• Keep the lid closed with the wheels of the cart against the curb.

• If there is a snow bank built up along the curb, ensure the cart is

out further than the snow bank.

• Refrain from parking on the street on collection day, however, if

there are vehicles on the street, please make sure there is

adequate room for the garbage truck to safely reach the cart

(minimum of one meter).

• Collection times may vary; please have your CART OUT THE

NIGHT BEFORE your assigned collection day to avoid missing

collection.

• CARTS MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE STREET THE SAME

DAY that they have been emptied and stored on your property.

Other important facts to remember:

• Carts are assigned to each specific address. Do not remove the

cart if you relocate to another address.

• Inform Ottenbreit Sanitation of any damage, vandalism or theft

of the cart.

• You are responsible for your cart so PLEASE TAKE CARE OF IT.

For additional information on residential refuse collection, please visit our website at

www.yorkton.ca

Environmental Services

306-828-2470

Community Development,

Parks & Recreation .............. 306-786-1750

Sports Fields & Parks .......... 306-786-1780

Meeting Room Bookings ..... 306-786-1780

Kinsmen Arena .................... 306-786-1780

Gloria Hayden Community

Centre .................................. 306-786-1776

Gallagher Centre Water Park 306-786-1740

Farrell Agencies Arena ........ 306-786-1740

Meeting Rooms/Convention

Centre .................................. 306-786-1740

City RCMP ........................... 306-786-2400

After Hours Emergency ....... 306-786-1799

Yorkton Bicycle Safety Week May 13 - 19

“Be a Hero – Wear A Helmet” is the theme for this year’s Bicycle Safety Week.

• Events for grade three students are being held at all eight elementary schools

in Yorkton. The kickoff will be at MC Knoll and St. Michael’s Schools, Tuesday,

May 14, 9:30 am.

• Events at each school will include a bicycle rodeo, bike safety presentations

and colouring contests. Two winners of the contest will receive a new bike

provided by Canadian Tire.

• Bicycle registration is mandatory in Yorkton with the $5 registration fee waived

for this week only. Bicycles may be registered at the Gallagher Centre Kiosk.

Sponsors include: Canadian Tire, Saskatchewan Prevention Institute, SGI,

Yorkton Active Transportation Cooperative, City of Yorkton and Sunrise Health

Region.

SPRING CLEAN UP WEEK

May 6 th to May 11 th

SANITARY LANDFILL

Current Hours of

Operation:

MAY 1 TO 31

Monday to Friday

8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday

8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

JUNE 1 TO AUGUST 31

Monday to Saturday

8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 1 TO 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.

CLOSED SUNDAYS AND

STATUTORY HOLIDAYS

Please enter not later than 15

minutes before closing to allow

for material handling.

Yorkton Events Calendar

The week of Monday, May 6 th to Saturday,

May 11 th has been declared by City Council to be

"Spring Clean Up Week".

Residents of the City of Yorkton are encouraged

to clean up their properties this Spring and help

us all improve the image and appeal of our

community. To encourage participation, the

City will waive the landfill entrance fee for

residential waste (excluding recyclables) for

cars, half ton trucks and single axle utility

trailers for this period.

City of Yorkton

Environmental Services

306-828-2470

We invite the public to add their public events to the Events Calendar in order

to make it as complete as possible. The eligibility criteria is available on-line.

Visit the website at….

YorktonEVENTS.com

Did you know.....all City News is also accessible on the City of Yorkton website.

Just go to our website at www.yorkton.ca and scroll down to view theCity News” links.


May 8 - 14, 2013

Next City Council Meeting

Monday, May 13, 2013 5:00 p.m.

Request for Proposals

Fire Apparatus - Top Mounted Enclosed 4 door Pumper

Proposals must be received before 12:00 p.m. on May 30, 2013.

Please send sealed proposal clearly marked #13-001YFPS to:

Fire Protective Services Department

City of Yorkton, Box 400

Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Details of Proposal:

This apparatus is to be a custom chassis top mount enclosed style 4 dr pumper that can carry

approximeatly 750 US gallons of water and has a pump capacity of approximately 1750 US

GPM. This apparatus will also maximize all compartmentation & utility features.

Specifications are available on the City of Yorkton’s website at http://www.yorkton.ca/tenders/

Proposals shall remain open for acceptance by the City and irrevocable for thirty (30) calendar

days following the date specified for closing.

Proposals received after the date and time specified for closing will be marked late and

returned unopened.

Contact Person:

Enquiries regarding the procedure and particulars should be directed to:

Fire Chief Dean Clark

City of Yorkton

Phone: (306) 786-1796

Fax: (306) 786-6588 Email: dclark@yorkton.ca

Job Opportunities

The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.

Lowest or any proposal not necessarily accepted.

Full Time Parks & Arena Technician I, II, III or IV

Community Development, Parks & Recreation Department

Parks Division – Arena and Sport Field

Competition Number: 2013-22

Arena & Sport Field

Employees in this stream will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the

Kinsmen Arena, sport fields, and recreation facilities. The Kinsmen Arena operates from mid

August to mid April. Employees will assist in the arena ice maintenance program along with

ensuring a safe working environment. Employees will also work closely with user groups and

provide first class customer service through facility operations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Installation and maintenance of the ice

•Custodial duties for the building (Kinsmen Arena)

•Building maintenance including minor carpentry and plumbing tasks

In the summer season, responsibilities will include:

•Maintain sporting fields and recreation facilities (ball diamonds, soccer fields, tennis courts)

•Participate in other areas of the Department including pest control, refuse collection and

grass cutting

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

•Knowledge of equipment maintenance and operation

•Knowledge of ice making and maintenance

•Knowledge of building maintenance

•Experience handling customer queries and concerns

•Effective problem solving and communication skills

•Related parks and/or sports field experience

•Ability to work with minimal supervision.

•Possess and maintain a valid Saskatchewan class 5 driver’s license

•Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance

The ideal candidate will have a Refrigeration Operator ticket and several years experience in

arena operation.

The successful applicant will be placed in the appropriate classification based on related

experience and qualifications. On the job training along with ongoing training opportunities

will be available.

Please visit www.yorkton.ca/employment for further information regarding this employment

opportunity.

Salary:

Will be paid in accordance with CUPE Local #342 collective agreement.

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter, quoting competition

number 2013-22, to:

City of Yorkton – Human Resources Department

Box 400 – 37 Third Avenue North, Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Fax: 786–6880 Email: employment@yorkton.ca

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants; however, only those selected

for an interview will be contacted. Competition will remain open until position is filled.

The City of Yorkton also has the following Job Opportunities available:

• GIS Applications Support Analyst/Programmer – Planning & Engineering

• Assistant Golf Course Superintendent (Seasonal - 8 Months

Annually)

For additional information regarding these employment opportunities, visit the City

of Yorkton’s website at www.yorkton.ca/employment or you can pick up a copy of

the job posting at the Human Resources Department - City Hall.

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants;

however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Upcoming Commission/Committee/

Board Meetings

Protective Services Committee

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Time:

7:00 a.m.

Location: Fire Hall

Community Development, Parks & Recreation Committee

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Time:

7:00 a.m.

Location: Gallagher Centre Boardroom

Planning & Infrastructure Commission

Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Time:

7:00 a.m.

Location: Meeting Room “A” — City Hall

Yorkton Airport Authority

Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Time:

4:00 p.m.

Location: Meeting Room “A” — City Hall

Job Opportunities

Full Time, Permanent Instructor/Lifeguard I / II Position

Gallagher Centre Water Park

Competition Number: 2013-23

Reporting directly to the Aquatic Programmer, the major duties and responsibilities of the

full time position include:

•Perform lifeguard duties according to the National Lifesaving Society (NLS) standards.

•Instruct lifesaving water safety lessons and courses, as well as fitness programs.

•Ensure lesson plans are completed, results recorded, and submitted.

•Complete all basic janitorial daily tasks and report any deficiencies.

•Complete incident/accident reports for submission.

•Complete participant report cards.

•Ability to work shift work and weekends as required.

Qualifications:

•Minimum of grade 12 education or equivalency

•Bronze Cross

•Standard First Aid/CPR-C or Aquatic Emergency Care

•National Lifeguard Service Award

•Lifesaving Instructor

•Excellent interpersonal skills

•Physical fitness needs to be maintained

•Basic understanding of pool operation

•Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance

The ideal candidate will also have one of the following Advanced Awards:

•NLS Instructor

•AEC Instructor

•BOAT Instructor

•LSI Trainer

•WSI Trainer

•Standard First Aid/CPR-C Instructor (Red Cross, Lifesaving Society)

Salary: $18.82 to $22.48

Hours of Work: Shift work, evening and weekend work is involved (40 hours per week)

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter, quoting competition

number 2013-23, to:

City of Yorkton – Human Resources Department

Box 400 – 37 Third Avenue North

Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Fax: (306) 786–6880

Email: employment@yorkton.ca

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants;

however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Public Notices

2013 Property Assessments

As per subsection 187(1) of The Cities Act, the assessment roll for the City of Yorkton for

the year 2013 has been prepared and is open to inspection in the office of the Assessor

from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the following days: March 27 to May 27, 2013.

Any person who wishes to appeal against his or her assessment or classification to the

Board of Revision is required to file his or her appeal with:

The Secretary – City of Yorkton Board of Revision

P.O. Box 400

37 – Third Ave. N.

Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

on or before 4:00 p.m. on the 27th day of May, 2013. For further information please

contact the Assessment and Taxation Branch - City of Yorkton at (306) 786-1736 or

(306) 786-1714.

Gallagher Centre Water Park

Early Dismissal Toonie Swim

Thursday, May 9th

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Kathy Ritchie – Assessor

Finance Department

Mother’s Day Swim

First 25 Moms are FREE

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Sunday, May 12th

Victoria Day Leisure Swim

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Monday, May 20th

For additional information,

contact the Gallagher Centre Water Park at 306-786-1740.

2013 Summer Program Information

Summer Culture, Arts, and Physically Active Experiences

We provide a safe, positive, energetic, holistic program and

environment that incorporates sports, culture, arts, recreation,

and leadership components for children and youth

between the ages of 6 and 12.

Only 40 spots available each week.

Payment is required when registering.

Download your registration form at:

http://www.yorkton.ca/dept/leisure/s-cape/asp

For additional information, call the Community Development,

Parks & Recreation Department at (306) 786-1750.

Did you know.....all City News is also accessible on the City of Yorkton website.

Just go to our website at www.yorkton.ca and scroll down to view theCity News” links.

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