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…

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…

Town looks to expropriate parcels of land

The land is being acquired to implement flood mitigation strategies, such as building a storm water retention pond

Town looks to expropriate parcels of landKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have resolved to start a process to expropriate land on the northeast edge of Kindersley in order to address drainage concerns. Council members passed a resolution at a meeting on June 11 to acquire land at the civic addresses of 701 13th Avenue East and 705…

Town to hold waste extravaganza Saturday

Items that can be dropped off include adhesives, aerosols, oil products, batteries, cleaners, fuels, mercury, paint, light bulbs, pesticides and fertilizers

Town to hold waste extravaganza SaturdayKenneth Brown of The Clarion A wider range of materials including hazardous waste will be accepted at the town’s landfill this coming Saturday during the 2018 Spring Waste Extravaganza. The Town of Kindersley is extending its landfill hours on June 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The town and its partners are holding the…

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…
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