Council sets date for municipal byelection

Deputy Mayor Shaun Henry has announced his resignation. Vote set for April 3 to replace him

Council sets date for municipal byelectionKenneth Brown of The Clarion Deputy Mayor Shaun Henry has announced his resignation and council has set the official date for a byelection to fill his seat at the table. A resolution was passed at the regular meeting on Jan. 28 to set a date for the byelection. Council also passed resolutions to set the…

Residents express concerns with proposed park

Possible BMX area at O’Connor Park not supported. Drainage issues after heavy rain cited as one challenge

Residents express concerns with proposed parkKenneth Brown of The Clarion A group of residents in the O’Connor Crescent area have presented their concerns to the town’s elected officials regarding a proposed park project. The residents appeared as a delegation at a town council meeting on Jan. 14 concerned about the possibility of a BMX area being built at O’Connor Park.…

Council approves items for lagoon expansion project

Grant for project approved, design service provider selected

Council approves items for lagoon expansion projectKenneth Brown of The Clarion A pair of resolutions for an upcoming lagoon expansion project have been approved at a special session of council held near the middle of December. Lagoon expansion is one of the major projects for the Town of Kindersley in 2019 and officials are starting to get ready for the project.…

Council investment to promote tourism in Kindersley

Staff recommend advertising the town in the Southern Saskatchewan Tourism magazine

Council investment to promote tourism in KindersleyKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have decided to make an investment in the local tourism sector after hearing a presentation at a meeting on Monday night. Chelsea Omness, the recreation manager for Kindersley, and Anna Polsfut, a communications clerk for the town, teamed up to make a presentation to council on…

Town officials won’t administer certification program

Safe Places adds more layers to background checks for people who work with youth, including coaches and music teachers

Town officials won’t administer certification programKenneth Brown of The Clarion A majority of Kindersley’s elected officials are not in favour of contributing resources to administer a certification program on behalf of minor sports. The City of Swift Current adopted the Safe Places – Youth Certified program to add more layers to background checks for people who work with youth including…

Council approves construction firm for fire hall

Quorex Construction Ltd. of Saskatoon to handle the nearly $2.82-million project

Council approves construction firm for fire hallKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have awarded the construction tender for the new fire hall to a construction firm after an exhaustive search. It took two separate request for proposals (RFP) processes to find a builder for the fire hall. The most recent efforts by the town have resulted in a…

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…