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 fills CAO vacancy from within

Audrey Hebert brings more than two decades of municipal experience to the position

Council fills CAO vacancy from withinKenneth Brown of The Clarion Audrey Hebert has been announced as the new chief administrative officer (CAO) for the Town of Kindersley after working in the town’s administration for 11 years. The town’s elected officials conducted the process to find the next CAO for Kindersley and they decided to hire from within the organization after…

Council announces new chief administrative officer

Audrey Hebert, the town’s former director of corporate services, takes over

Council announces new chief administrative officerClarion Staff The town’s elected officials have announced Audrey Hebert as the town’s next chief administrative officer (CAO). The announcement was made official at the council meeting on Sept. 24 and a resolution was made to appoint Hebert, the town’s former director of corporate services, as the town’s next CAO. Mayor Rod Perkins made the…

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…

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…

Council discusses O’Connor Park feedback, concerns

Uses proposed by the town include basketball, tennis, miniature golf, beach volleyball, bocce ball or lawn bowling, and an open green space

Council discusses O’Connor Park feedback, concernsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley town council members have received public feedback on potential uses for a municipal reserve space at O’Connor Park in Rosedale. The town invited residents to provide feedback with respect to exploring ideas for potential uses on dedicated municipal reserve land on the north side of O’Connor Park. The parcel…

Water meter inspection finds several bypass valves

All 10 businesses have since removed the bypass lines to avoid penalties, town council told

Water meter inspection finds several bypass valvesKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley has inspected water meters at commercial properties in town and council has received a report on the bypass inspection project. Mayor Rod Perkins spoke about the project at a council meeting on Aug. 20 and he said council had received the final administrative report on the…

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…

Town asking citizens for input on green space beside O’Connor Park

Suggested uses include a basketball court, tennis court, unsupervised miniature golf course, beach volleyball court, bocce ball or lawn bowling court, or an open green space

Town asking citizens for input on green space beside O’Connor ParkKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley is looking to use a parcel of green space adjacent to O’Connor Park and town officials are asking citizens to provide their ideas. O’Connor Park is a green space in Rosedale located east of Thomson Drive and within O’Connor Crescent. The town is hoping to get…

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 officials get update on shelter project

The mayor said there were a couple of sites where he believes the project will receive less resistance from the community

Town officials get update on shelter projectKenneth Brown of The Clarion A location for the crisis centre’s safe shelter project is a hot topic in town, and council has received a report on the progress after a recent meeting. Council passed a resolution at a meeting on June 25 to establish a community committee chaired by Mayor Rod Perkins, and in…

Powerful storm system wreaks havoc on community

High winds, heavy rain cause widespread damage and some flooding

Powerful storm system wreaks havoc on community  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion A severe storm system and suspected plow wind has left its mark on Kindersley with varying degrees of damage to structures throughout the community. The Kindersley area was placed under a severe thunder storm warning on July 10 and at approximately 7 p.m., a violent storm system was unleashed…

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…

Crisis organization shares shelter plan with residents

Information night intended to reduce any concerns people have with the shelter project, which is in its infancy

Crisis organization shares shelter plan with residents  The West Central Crisis and Family Support Centre is looking to build a safe shelter in Kindersley and information has been shared with the community. The crisis centre and Town of Kindersley held an information night on June 19 at Caleb Village to discuss the proposed West Central Safe Shelter Project. The shelter has…

Credit Union celebrates 75 years

Synergy’s history dates back to 1943 when the Lloydminster Credit Union was originally established. The maximum loan available in 1944 was $500

Credit Union celebrates 75 yearsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Synergy Credit Union has celebrated 75 years of history going back to the pre-amalgamation years of credit unions started in Lloydminster and Kindersley. The local Synergy CU branch in Kindersley hosted a 75th anniversary celebration on June 15. The staff served a beef-on-a-bun lunch to people in attendance and a…
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