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…

Town to customize incentive for local company

Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc., owner of the Case IH dealership, plans to develop a parcel of land on the south side of Highway 7

Town to customize incentive for local companyKenneth Brown of The Clarion Town officials are going to customize a tax incentive for a local farm implement dealership looking to develop a parcel of land on the east edge of town. Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc., owner of the Case IH dealership on 12th Ave. West, has plans to develop a parcel of land…

Temporary septic tanks approved for local business

Highlights from the Kindersley town council meeting on June 11

Temporary septic tanks approved for local businessKenneth Brown of The Clarion Town officials have approved temporary septic tanks for a local business with plans to develop land that is outside the reach of the town’s sewer system. Rocky Mountain Equipment Canada Ltd. operates a farm implement dealership on 12th Avenue West. The company has asked council for permission to supply, install…

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…

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…

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…

Council approves contractors for upcoming projects

Nine applicants will benefit from the town’s Community Grant Program; pest control service bid accepted

Council approves contractors for upcoming projectsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Town council has given approval to the three contractors that will work on the town’s asphalt, concrete and deep services projects in 2018. Three separate resolutions were passed at a council meeting on April 23 to approve the contractors. Mayor Rod Perkins said council members discussed the project submissions during…

Town’s procurement and purchasing policy goes through changes

Council has agreed to have Square K Electric complete a maintenance plan for town facilities

Town’s procurement and purchasing policy goes through changesKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley has completed a process to review its procurement and purchasing policy. A resolution of council has been passed to approve the changes. Council members approved the revised procurement and purchasing policy at a meeting on April 9. Councillor Elyse Moss spearheaded the process to review the…

Town adopts standards and specifications for infrastructure

Council has also renewed an agreement for the digital billboard on the south side of Highway 7

Town adopts standards and specifications for infrastructureKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have adopted a new set of design standards and master specifications for infrastructure projects. Council members passed a resolution to approve the documents at their meeting on March 12. Mayor Rod Perkins said all previous standards and specifications would be replaced after the new documents were…

Town council approves lighting project

Alley between Fourth and Fifth Streets West, alongside Kinsmen Park, to get lights to promote safety

Town council approves lighting projectKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have given their consent to proceed with a project to add new outdoor lighting to an alley that runs alongside Kinsmen Park. Lights will be added to three power poles in the alley between Fourth and Fifth Streets West. The alley runs alongside the park, and…

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…

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…

Council responds to resident’s concern about businesses

Two businesses on Sixth Street West draw concerns about late-night activity, rodents, improper storage and fencing

Council responds to resident’s concern about businessesKenneth Brown of The Clarion A husband and wife in Kindersley’s west end have told town council they have concerns about a pair of businesses in their area. Todd Ecklin and his wife appeared before council at its Dec. 11 regular meeting to continue discussion about a couple of business operating near the couple lives…

Town council denies request to reduce false fire alarm penalties

Council also affirmed the Kindersley Children’s Charter and the document will be displayed in public

Town council denies request to reduce false fire alarm penaltiesKenneth Brown of The Clarion Town council has once again upheld penalties for false fire alarms after a request to appeal fines. Members of council discussed a recent appeal of fines from two false alarm invoices on Nov. 27 at their regular meeting. The request came from a local hotel business after it experienced two…

Defibrillator program options weighed by Kindersley council

The town has an inspection program for 12 defibrillators but there’s no plan for their maintenance and replacement. Several are in private facilities

Defibrillator program options weighed by Kindersley councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley’s elected officials are interested in moving away from maintaining any defibrillators not located in town-owned facilities. Council members discussed the Kindersley Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) Project at a regular meeting on Oct. 23. They were provided with three options regarding the project. The town is now responsible for 12…