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…

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…

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 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.,…

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…

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’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…

Health foundation continues to support local needs

The local charitable group has invested nearly $4.3 million to support health care needs since 2001

Health foundation continues to support local needsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Saskatchewan’s health system continues to undergo a major transition and health foundations will continue to play an important role in the areas they serve. The Kindersley and District Health and Wellness Foundation (KDHWF) Inc. has been supporting health care in Kindersley for several years. The foundation has invested nearly $4.3…

Local co-op enjoys great year

Another successful year in 2017 with sales up roughly 25% more than $73.2 million. More than $1.93 million was returned to members

Local co-op enjoys great yearKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley and District Co-operative Ltd. has held its annual general meeting (AGM) for 2017 and people on hand heard of an exceptional year at the Co-op. The Co-op held its AGM on April 25 at the Kindersley Seniors Centre. The meeting featured the usual business of an AGM including…

Complaint highlights challenges with heavy haul roads

Oil hauling company operator calls Highway 658 ‘the Devil’s road’

Complaint highlights challenges with heavy haul roadsKenneth Brown of The Clarion A truck driver has expressed his ongoing concerns with the 658 primary grid road from Highway 7 north to the border separating Kindersley and Winslow. The complaint focuses on the portion of 658 north of Highway 7 in the RM of Kindersley. There are similar concerns with the 657 primary…
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