Town to hold waste extravaganza Saturday

Items that can be dropped off include adhesives, aerosols, oil products, batteries, cleaners, fuels, mercury, paint, light bulbs, pesticides and fertilizers

Town to hold waste extravaganza SaturdayKenneth Brown of The Clarion A wider range of materials including hazardous waste will be accepted at the town’s landfill this coming Saturday during the 2018 Spring Waste Extravaganza. The Town of Kindersley is extending its landfill hours on June 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The town and its partners are holding the…

Kindersley Threshing Club returns to field

The annual vintage seeding and tilling demonstration takes place on June 15 at the Kindersley and District Plains Museum

Kindersley Threshing Club returns to fieldKenneth Brown of The Clarion Members of the Kindersley Antique Threshing Club will be back in the field next Friday to show people how crops were seeded in the area a century ago. The club’s annual vintage seeding and tilling demonstration takes place on June 15 at the Kindersley and District Plains Museum. The demonstration…

Kindersley Rotary Club continues to impact community

Local clubs and organizations are being featured over a series of articles

Kindersley Rotary Club continues to impact communityKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Rotary Club has been supporting the community for more than two decades and the club is doing more to raise funds for its ongoing efforts. There are several ways to support a community, and joining a service club or fraternal organization is one way to give back. Membership…

Eaton School video needs views to win

The school could win the $10,000 grand prize, or $7,500 that goes to the school with the video that gets the most views

Eaton School video needs views to winKenneth Brown of The Clarion The students and faculty at Eaton School in Eatonia have made a video and they need people to watch it online for a chance to win cash for the school. Nichole Bredy, a teacher in Eatonia, said the school has taken up a challenge made by the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation…

Kindersley CAO heading west for new opportunity

Morton said he wanted to make sure the Kindersley Aquatics Centre project was well underway before he left

Kindersley CAO heading west for new opportunityKenneth Brown of The Clarion The head of the Town of Kindersley’s administration has announced he is moving on to a new position, and the search has already begun to find a replacement. A news release on May 25 states that Bernie Morton, the town’s chief administrative officer (CAO), has announced his resignation to pursue…

Council reinstates grant program for community groups

Mill rate set; cannabis decision deferred; airport lot lease amended; Bill O'Sullivan named to park board

Council reinstates grant program for community groupsKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have decided to reinstate the Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) grant after receiving a letter about the funding. Council passed a resolution at a meeting on May 28 to rescind a prior resolution made in March to suspend the KCIP grant for 2018. The Town of…

Theft and speeding continue to be concerns in the community

In April, there were eight thefts under $5,000, three possession of stolen goods, three mischief crimes, two frauds and two impaired driving violations

Theft and speeding continue to be concerns in the communityKenneth Brown of The Clarion Recent crime statistics for the Town of Kindersley show traffic violations and thefts to be ongoing concerns in the community since the spring began. The Kindersley RCMP detachment prepares reports for municipal officials in the area. Crimes committed in Kindersley over a three-month period from Feb. 1 to April 30…

Town focusing on mosquitoes early in season

Malathion, an insecticide, is known to be effective in eradicating mosquitoes and ticks, which have also been a problem in recent years

Town focusing on mosquitoes early in seasonKenneth Brown of The Clarion It didn’t take long after the first heat and rainfall of the season for mosquitoes to become a problem so the Town of Kindersley is tackling the issue early this season. The town is taking a two-pronged approach to battling mosquitoes in response to another early-season presence by the pesky…

Kindersley budget contains major capital spending

Expenditures of $23.1 million and revenues of $17.1 million mean $6 million is needed through borrowing and transfers from reserves

Kindersley budget contains major capital spendingKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley’s 2018 budget contains the largest capital investment for several years to come with nearly $11.5 million in capital expenditures. Council members approved the 2018 budget at a meeting on May 7. With expenditures of more than $23.1 million and revenues of more than $17.1 million, there…

Council addresses two major projects at meeting

Tenders sought for construction of a new fire hall and an extension granted to the construction deadline for the new aquatics centre

Council addresses two major projects at meetingKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have addressed several topics at a recent meeting, and two resolutions were passed regarding major capital projects in Kindersley. Council held a regular meeting on May 14, and members passed resolutions to publish a tender for construction of a new fire hall and to grant an…

Take action to be prepared for emergencies

Emergency kits can include non-perishable foods, a can opener, two litres of water per day for each person, flashlight and batteries, first aid kit, matches

Take action to be prepared for emergenciesKenneth Brown of The Clarion It is Emergency Preparedness Week in Canada. Officials across the country and in Kindersley are encouraging people to take action by getting prepared. The Town of Kindersley has declared the week of May 6-12 to be Emergency Preparedness Week in the community. The week is a national awareness campaign and…

Town tax assessment appeal deadline May 29

Only property owners whose assessments have changed since 2017 will receive notices

Town tax assessment appeal deadline May 29Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The assessment roll for the Town of Kindersley has been opened and property owners in town have until near the end of May to appeal their assessments. A notice of preparation for the assessment roll has been issued and officially opened April 27. Anybody who wishes to appeal an assessment…

Town looks at alternative energy options for aquatic centre

Biomass boilers one solution offered by Eco-Growth Environmental Inc., a Calgary company

Town looks at alternative energy options for aquatic centreKenneth Brown of The Clarion Town officials are looking at options to reduce the operational costs for the new aquatic centre, and a green technology is one option they are considering. Council held a special meeting on May 7 to address several items. One item on the agenda was a delegation from Eco-Growth Environmental Inc.,…

Town’s $23-million budget includes three major projects

The aquatics centre and landfill started in 2017 and are scheduled for completion in 2018. The fire hall is also planned for completion this year

Town’s $23-million budget includes three major projectsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley council has adopted the town’s 2018 budget and the expenditures include three major capital projects including the aquatics centre. The Town of Kindersley adopted a total budget of more than $23.1 million at a special meeting of council held on May 7 at 8:30 a.m. It contains nearly $11.5…

Aquatic centre invoice payment system streamlined

Council has awarded the 2018 recycled concrete and asphalt crushing tender. The cost is much lower than in past years

Aquatic centre invoice payment system streamlinedKenneth Brown of The Clarion The invoices are rolling in for the new aquatic centre and council has passed a resolution to allow invoices to be processed without prior council approval. According to the resolution, council has given authorization to the administration to process and pay all certified progress payments and certified invoices related to…
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