News Archive

Highlights from August 14, 2017 Council Meeting

Resident Jason Hankewich appeared before Council to discuss the creation of an outdoor basketball court in Elks Park adjacent to the Norman Ritchie Community Centre. Council and Administration both expressed support for the project and a resolution was passed for Administration to work with Hankewich to inform and solicit support from residents in ... [Read More]

Highlights from July 17, 2017 Council Meeting

Resident Brent Bacon addressed Council to share his concern about the lack of local representation on the Development Appeals Board. Gord Krismer and Associates were appointed to serve as the Town’s current Development Appeals Board in 2015 after attempts to recruit new local members were unsuccessful. Council said the current appointment is workin... [Read More]

Highlights from June 26, 2017 Council Meeting

Following successful negotiation, Council directed the Mayor and CAO to enter into an agreement with Pro-Bilt Structures Ltd. for the design services and work to construct the new Indoor Aquatic Facility. Members of the public are invited to attend the official sod-turning ceremony on Wednesday, July 5 and to celebrate the breaking ground for the p... [Read More]

Highlights from June 12, 2017 Council Meeting

Following a delegation by Mater Tasty Concessions owner Jackie Altomare requesting permission to establish a mobile food truck in Kindersley, Council approved the implementation of an On-Street Mobile Food Truck permit fee in the amount of $200 per calendar month, per vendor, which will allow for such operations to take place in designated location... [Read More]

Highlights from May 24, 2017 Council Meeting

Joining by teleconference, representatives of the Safe Places initiative in Swift Current made a presentation to Council to discuss the benefits of the program and the process with which adult volunteers would become designated. Introduced by Councillor Shaun Henry, Safe Places is a community-wide initiative to reduce potential risks to youth and c... [Read More]

Fire Ban Cancelled

Given recent rainfall, the threat of fire is less severe within the Town of Kindersley. Therefore, effective August 14, the Fire Ban Declaration made on July 30, 2017 is hereby rescinded.Official Notice of Cancellation [Read More]

Additional Pedestrian Lights Planned for Main Street Traffic Signals

Installation of the new Main Street traffic signals is finished, however, additional pedestrian lights are to be added to each intersection before the project will be considered officially complete. Four more signals will be installed at each lighted intersection to ensure that crosswalks are safe to navigate from all directions.Approximately $261,... [Read More]

Paving of 12th Avenue to Begin Last Week of July

Kindersley's 2017 road infrastructure work is underway beginning with new asphalt paving on 6th Avenue West, in addition to patchwork where recent sidewalk construction is now complete.It is anticipated that re-paving of 12th Avenue (the service road north of Highway 7) will begin as early as Monday, July 24. Thank you in advance to businesses... [Read More]

Fill the Pool Campaign Launches

Having commemorated the sod-turning for Kindersley’s new indoor aquatic centre on July 5, Council is now set to focus efforts on obtaining sponsorship and donations for the $6.6 million project.The Fill the Pool Campaign will officially launch on Monday, July 10 and will offer a variety of options for businesses and individuals to make financial co... [Read More]

Construction of New Indoor Aquatic Centre Now Underway

Officials gathered at the site of Kindersley’s new indoor aquatic centre this morning to celebrate the ceremonial turning of sod that signals the start of construction.The 21,000 ft2 facility will boast a Junior Olympics-size 6-lane pool, a 2500 ft2 leisure pool, hot tub, 150 ft waterslide, rock climbing wall, party rooms, and outdoor patio, among ... [Read More]

Aquatic Centre Sod-Turning Ceremony on July 5

Join us in celebrating the official breaking of ground for Kindersley's new Indoor Aquatic Centre. A sod-turning ceremony will be held on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in the lot west of the existing pool site.All are invited to attend and usher in this exciting capital project for Kindersley and surrounding region. Representatives of P... [Read More]

Addison Sod House to Receive Heritage Award

The family of the Addison Sod House, as well as the Friends of the Addison Sod House Committee (FASH), are pleased to announce that the Addison Sod House will be a recipient of the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Heritage Award.The Addison Sod Home is 106 years old. It is the only sod house still standing with a family member living in it from ... [Read More]

Motherwell Reservoir Gains New Fish

Motherwell Reservoir has been stocked with new fish thanks to an initiative of the Ministry and Environment, in partnership with the Kindersley Wildlife Federation and Town of Kindersley.Kindersley Conservation Officers Brett Diemert and Ted Glass provided a presentation to Grade 8 Elizabeth School students on June 6 to explain the value the new aq... [Read More]

Nominate a Volunteer Making a Difference in Our Community

In recognition of Canada's 150th anniversary in 2017, Molson Canada is looking for nominees for "local community volunteers and thought leaders that have made a difference in communities."In partnership with Devins Network, communities are encouraged to submit the names of two or three nominees who "demonstrate a passion for life and great Can... [Read More]

Participate in the Final Culture Plan Survey

The Kindersley Culture Plan Advisory Committee is putting the finishing touches on the Kindersley Culture Plan, a year-long collaborative project that has generated significant feedback from the community.You are invited to participate in the final Online Survey here before March 22, 2017 (11:59 pm), which also offers a glimpse of the feedback rece... [Read More]

Bronze Medallion and Cross Courses this August

Kindersley's new indoor aquatic centre will be open in 2018 and we're planning ahead for staff! The Town of Eston is hosting Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross lifeguard training in August.August 21-13: Bronze MedallionAugust 28-30: Bronze CrossEach training day will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. If you would like to register, please con... [Read More]

Fill the Pool Campaign Launches

Having commemorated the sod-turning for Kindersley’s new indoor aquatic centre on July 5, Council is now set to focus efforts on obtaining sponsorship and donations for the $6.6 million project.The Fill the Pool Campaign will officially launch on Monday, July 10 and will offer a variety of options for businesses and individuals to make financial co... [Read More]

Construction of New Indoor Aquatic Centre Now Underway

Officials gathered at the site of Kindersley’s new indoor aquatic centre this morning to celebrate the ceremonial turning of sod that signals the start of construction.The 21,000 ft2 facility will boast a Junior Olympics-size 6-lane pool, a 2500 ft2 leisure pool, hot tub, 150 ft waterslide, rock climbing wall, party rooms, and outdoor patio, among ... [Read More]

KCIP Grant Supports Community Organizations

The annual Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) grant will support the programs and activities of nineteen different community organizations in 2017-18.A total of $45,154 will be distributed this year in Kindersley through KCIP, which is made possible through Saskatchewan Lotteries funding and is intended to encourage involvement in recr... [Read More]

Budget 2017 Approved: Spending Slowed, Mill Rate Lowered, and Focus on Building the New Aquatic Centre

Kindersley Town Council’s first budget of the term will result in a mill rate drop of more than 5 mills and spending on certain infrastructure and other programs put on hold as funding slows and Council focuses attention on the design-build of the new indoor aquatic centre.At its May 24 Regular Meeting, Council approved a new uniform mill rate of 9... [Read More]