Town administration going through changes

After council hires a new CAO, the head of the administration could call for further changes

Town administration going through changesKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley’s administration has changed a lot in recent months. The hiring of a new chief administrative officer (CAO) could result in new changes. Town officials have often been questioned about the size of the administration, but changes in recent months have reduced its size at least for…

Town receives accessibility grant for aquatic centre

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities announces that Kindersley has been awarded a Jumpstart Accessibility Grant for $115,000

Town receives accessibility grant for aquatic centreKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Aquatic Centre will be more accessible than ever with the addition of two PoolPod Platform lift systems from a Jumpstart Accessibility Grant. Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities announced on Aug. 1 that the Town of Kindersley has been awarded a Jumpstart Accessibility Grant for $115,000 for the installation of…

Regina man wins Chase the Ace pot

The final draw will still be made on Sept. 27, meaning there are still four draws for people to win money

Regina man wins Chase the Ace potKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Community Service Group’s inaugural Chase the Ace draw will continue until the licence expires even though the largest pot has already been won. A spokesperson for the draw says the final draw will still be made on Sept. 27 and it means there are still four draws in…

Grant recipients approved for 2018

The town had $45,154 to allocate as part of the program and a total of $70,624 was requested by and eligible to the 22 applicants

Grant recipients approved for 2018Kenneth Brown of The Clarion An adjudication committee has approved the 2018 Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) recipients, and council has learned about the results. Details of the successful 2018 KCIP grant recipients were provided to council members for their meeting on July 16. The Town of Kindersley receives funding from Saskatchewan Lotteries based on…

Only five draws left in Chase the Ace

A total of $5,873 has been won by the 21 draw winners and the draws are held every other Thursday

Only five draws left in Chase the AceKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Community Service Group is hopeful ticket sales ramp up for its Chase the Ace draw with only five draws remaining before the draw ends. The most recent draw took place on July 5 at the Elks Hall. Darlene May, a volunteer that helps to sell Chase the Ace…

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…

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…

CAO Morton announces departure from Town of Kindersley

‘We will begin our search for a new CAO immediately,’ says the mayor

CAO Morton announces departure from Town of KindersleyClarion staff Bernie Morton, the Town of Kindersley’s chief administrative officer (CAO) since 2012, has announced his resignation to pursue other professional opportunities. His last official day will be July 20. “It is with deep appreciation and some sadness that we accept Bernie’s resignation and wish him well as he pursues the next stage of…

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…

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 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…

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…
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