Minor ball delegate lays out field plans for town council

Town council byelection to replace Ken Francis has been set for April 11. Nominations close on March 7

Minor ball delegate lays out field plans for town councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley Minor Ball (KMB) has an ambitious plan they’ve presented to town officials. Chad Miller, the KMB president, shared plans with town council on Feb. 12 and detailed the organization’s proposed expenditures for 2018. He noted that the budget for capital improvements already included $40,000 in the approved preliminary budget…

Local woman donates to charities via contest

Kindersley resident Kim Mah won the CAA Celebrate 100 Years $100,000 pot. She gets to keep $50,000 and selected recipients for the other $50,000

Local woman donates to charities via contestKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley resident Kim Mah has been a CAA Saskatchewan member for about two decades and her longtime membership has paid off after winning a special contest. Mah was selected as the CAA Celebrate 100 Years $100,000 member winner in a contest held to mark 100 years of history for CAA…

Kindersley council takes firm stance on SaskPower request

Town council roundup: bylaw changes, annual appointments, water treatment software deal, animal pound access expanded

Kindersley council takes firm stance on SaskPower requestKenneth Brown of The Clarion SaskPower is looking to build a new facility in Kindersley but council members are denying the corporation’s request to maintain a septic system. Council addressed the request at a meeting on Jan. 29. The town’s elected officials unanimously agreed with a show of hands that they don’t want the corporation…

Fine dining event a huge fundraising success

The owners of Kindersley Insurance Ltd., with staff and volunteers, served a four-course meal to raise $4,655 for West Central Abilities

Fine dining event a huge fundraising successKenneth Brown of The Clarion The owners of Kindersley Insurance Ltd. host an annual fine dining event to raise money for a local cause. The 2018 fundraiser has been declared a success. People gathered at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Jan. 27 to enjoy a four-course meal prepared by the owners of Kindersley Insurance with…

Council tends to bylaw matters

Aquatic centre construction details ironed out; lots consolidated for non-profits; purchasing policy revised

Council tends to bylaw mattersKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley has been busy tending to its bylaws in recent weeks, and three more bylaws have received attention from the town’s elected officials. Council members have given the second and third readings to adopt an amendment to the town’s zoning bylaw, and given all three readings to…

Aquatic centre project progressing swimmingly

More than $2.7 million has been raised for the facility that’s expected to cost $6.5 million and donations continue to pour in

Aquatic centre project progressing swimminglyKenneth Brown of The Clarion The new Kindersley Aquatic Centre project officials are pleased with how the building has been progressing despite delays. Construction of the new aquatic centre began in the middle of 2017 and, according to officials, their goal is to complete the project by the fall of 2018. Two companies including a…

Things to consider before getting a builders license

An out of date license means nothing to a customer

Things to consider before getting a builders licenseIf you are looking at getting a builder’s license, there are a few things to think about before doing so, to ensure it is the right choice for you. If you are a dab hand at contracting and building, unfortunately, you cannot legally go any further without a builder’s license. This is to protect the…

Planning appeal decision debate continues

A provincial official confirmed that the Planning and Development Act is under review

Planning appeal decision debate continuesKenneth Brown of The Clarion A planning appeal decision in February continues to spark debate in the community. Developer Sheldon Goodheart of Goodheart Electric Ltd. filed an appeal to the planning appeals committee for the Saskatchewan Municipal Board (SMB). The developer argued that the Town of Kindersley was not justified in seeking about $84,000 in…

Environment-friendly “plyscrapers” blocked by red tape

The USDA estimates every four storeys would save the same amount of carbon emissions as created by 500 cars every year

Environment-friendly “plyscrapers” blocked by red tapeIf a tree falls in the forest, can a tree-hugger cheer? Yes, believe it or not. Felled trees can now replace concrete and steel in high-rise buildings, saving their weight in carbon emissions. Engineers and environmentalists are both rightfully excited by the new innovation in building high-rises. Unfortunately, a recent competition south of the border…

Paving crews working on roads in Kindersley

The town has also announced that traffic lights will be added to the new poles at Main Street intersections to help pedestrians

Paving crews working on roads in KindersleyKenneth Brown of The Clarion An asphalt paving contractor is in Kindersley working on roads across town. Paving crews have been patching roads while they work on larger projects. Kim Vogel, the town’s director of transportation and environment, said the pavers arrived in Kindersley July 17. The main paving work takes place on Sixth Avenue…