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City sees surplus on 2015

The City of Yorkton managed to run a financial surplus in 2015. That was the good news Yorkton Council heard at its regular meeting Monday. Shannon Bell, Director of Finance told Council that 2015 revenues were $492,060 more than budgeted.

Dracup works continuing

Work will continue on Dracup Avenue through the work season of 2016, and on into 2017. That was part of the message Yorkton Council heard at its regular meeting Monday. Dracup Avenue is home to some of the City’s largest underground infrastructure.

New computer server for city

The City of Yorkton is moving ahead with what was a non-budgeted for purchase of a new computer server.

Way paved for office parking lot

Yorkton Council finished paving the way for a parking area for new offices on Gladstone Avenue by giving second and third reading to amendments to the Official Community Plan Bylaw and the City’s Zoning Bylaw Monday.

Yard Clean Up Week set for May 9 to 14

The Week of May 9 to 14 has been declared Spring Yard Easter Clean Up Week in Yorkton.

Pawn shop regulations updated

The regulations for opening a pawn shop in Yorkton have been updated and clarified with Yorkton Council’s unanimous support of second and third readings to the City’s Zoning Bylaw Monday.

Pawn shop request

A new pawn broker business wanting to locate on Broadway Street is one step close to be approved after Yorkton Council approved City Administration to proceed with Public Notification for Discretionary Use application, which proposes a Pawn Broker an

New weed inspector appointed

Yorkton Council approved the appointment of Matt Charney, Interim Parks and Arena Manager as the Municipal Inspector under The Forest Resources Management Act, Weed Inspector under The Weed Control Act and the Pest Control officer under The Pest Cont
This Weeks Photos - April 13, 2016

This Weeks Photos - April 13, 2016

Sure sign of spring

Sure sign of spring

After finding a clump of willow trees growing by a slough near Duck Mountain Provincial Park last week, cousins Jimmy Tao and Kevin Luu of Kamsack discovered its many soft, fuzzy buds, that the tree produces in order to protect its developing leaves
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