News and Notices

State of Emergency Ended for West Central Region

Evacuation notices have been lifted for the communities of Burstall, Leader, Mendham, and the RM of Deerforks. Although all are still without power as of 10:30 a.m., residents are free to return to their homes as wildfires no longer pose an imminent risk to the region.Kindersley served as a host community to fire evacuees from surrounding communiti... [Read More]

2nd Ave West Water Main Replacement to Begin

Replacement of 172 metres of water main pipe on 2nd Avenue West is getting underway. Excavation work is scheduled to begin Wednesday, October 4, and temporary water service lines are being installed for all affected residents to ensure that they have consistent service during repairs.Council approved the emergency water main work at a Special Meeti... [Read More]

Officials Celebrate Sod-Turning for Regional Landfill

Officials of Western Regional Landfill Inc. (WRLI) and its participating municipalities, and Loraas Environmental Services Ltd. gathered west of Kindersley to celebrate the official sod-turning of the new regional landfill project.Loraas has entered into an agreement with WRLI to construct and operate the new landfill, which will replace the existi... [Read More]

Construction of Regional Landfill Project Ready to Begin

Officials of the Western Regional Landfill Inc. (WRLI) are celebrating the start of construction for the new regional landfill with a sod-turning ceremony scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 30, 2017.A total of 18 municipalities throughout west central Saskatchewan are partnering in this regional project at an overall budget of $3.75 millio... [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 Therefore, effective August 14, the Fire Ban Declaration made on July 30, 2017 is hereby rescinded.Official Notice of Cancellation [Read More]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]

Mosquito Control Efforts Expanded to include Malathion Application

The Town will amplify mosquito control efforts this week with the application of malathion in green spaces throughout Kindersley. The extra measures have been directed by Council to combat already high levels of mosquitos throughout the community and to ensure that parks and green spaces can be enjoyed throughout the spring and summer months.Malath... [Read More]

Updates: Spray Pad Open; Main Street Traffic Signals Project Upcoming

The Fat Cats Spray Pad is officially open for the summer season in Baker Park. Please ensure that children using the spray pad are adequately supervised at all times.The spray pad operates by push button control. Timers are set to enable use between the hours of 9 a.m. and 10 p.m.---Due to contractor availability, replacement of the Main Street tra... [Read More]

Musical Ride Tickets On Sale Monday, May 1

The Town of Kindersley is proud to present the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride. A Canadian tradition since 1876, a troop of 32 scarlet coated “Mounties” on majestic black horses present a 30 minute show of intricate figures and cavalry drills choreographed to music.Take advantage of this truly Canadian experience and see one of our natio... [Read More]

Curb, Gutter and Sidewalk Work to Begin

Curb/gutter and sidewalk work is scheduled to begin on Saturday, April 29 along 6th Avenue. Residents along 6th Avenue will be notified by door knocker with pertinent information pertaining to the infrastructure work.Some driveways may be inaccessible for a short period of time during the curb/gutter and apron work but residents should be able to p... [Read More]

PUBLIC NOTICE: Intent to Long-Term Borrow

Public Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with the Public Notice Bylaw, No. 20-05 adopted by the Town of Kindersley, and in accordance with The Municipalities Act, the following items will be discussed by the Council of the Town of kindersley at its Regular Meeting of Council to be held at 7:00 pm on Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Town Office l... [Read More]

Pool Design Officially Unveiled

The design of Kindersley’s proposed new pool has been unveiled and fundraising momentum surges ahead with the success of Saturday’s Zest of the West event.More than 650 ticketholders enjoyed food, drinks, and live entertainment at the West Central Events Centre on April 22. Vendors from throughout the Prairie provinces offered samples of their loca... [Read More]

Aquatic Facility Negotiations to Commence

A decision by Council to enter negotiations with a consortium led by Western Recreation and Pro-bilt Structures brings the construction of a new aquatic centre for Kindersley one step closer.At a Special Meeting of Council Tuesday night, Council voted unanimously to move forward, approving the consortium as the successful proponent out of seven fir... [Read More]

Assessment Roll Now Open

Notice is hereby given that the assessment roll for the Town of Kindersley for the year 2017 has been prepared and is open to inspection in the office of the assessor from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the following days: Monday to Friday, March 31, 2017 to May 30, 2017.A bylaw pursuant to Section 214 of The Municipalities Act has been passed and the a... [Read More]

Spring Work Beginning Around Kindersley

As Kindersley experiences spring weather, our priority is to clean sand and salt residue off the streets. Sand and salt is used throughout the winter months to treat surface ice and ensure that roadways and intersections are safe for travel. Higher amounts of sediment can be found on priority routes, which include main arterial roads, emergency rou... [Read More]

Aquatic Facility Project Generates Interest

A call for companies interested in designing and constructing Kindersley’s new aquatic facility was successful in generating seven submissions.The Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) published by the Town of Kindersley officially closed on February 24, 2017 and the submissions are currently under adjudication by a committee consisting of thr... [Read More]

Precautionary Water Advisory NO LONGER IN EFFECT for Water Vending Station Users

All water tests have returned good quality and the Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory is NO LONGER IN EFFECT for the Industrial Area Water Vending Station, Open Camp Lodge, and Ish Energy.Posted 02/16/2017 9:49 AMWith repairs to a water leak in the Industrial Area completed this morning, a Precuationary Drinking Water Advisory is now in effect f... [Read More]

Water Leak Repaired

The water leak between 5th Street Crescent and 8th Street West has been successfully repaired. Crews were able to perform the repair without disrupting water service so there is no Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory in effect as a result.Posted February 17, 2017 9:43 a.m.A water leak has been detected by St. Olaf Lutheran Church and will cause a... [Read More]

Scheduled Snow Removal February 14, 2017

Please be advised the following streets are scheduled for snow removal, February 14, 2017:2nd Street East3rd Street East4th Avenue WestIn order to ensure streets are cleaned as efficiently as possible, citizens are asked to avoid parking vehicles on the street, if at all possible, in areas scheduled for snow clearing. [Read More]

Scheduled Snow Removal February 10, 2017

Please be advised the following streets are scheduled for snow removal, February 10, 2017:1st Street E (Railway Ave to 7th Ave)1st Street W (Railway Ave to 7th Ave)5th Avenue (3rd St W to 2nd St E)In order to ensure streets are cleaned as efficiently as possible, citizens are asked to avoid parking vehicles on the street, if at all possible, in are... [Read More]

Scheduled Snow Removal February 9, 2017

Please be advised the following streets are scheduled for snow removal, February 9, 2017:7th Avenue East7th Avenue West1st Street West (from 4th Ave W to 11th Ave W)Carmichael AvenueIn order to ensure streets are cleaned as efficiently as possible, citizens are asked to avoid parking vehicles on the street, if at all possible, in areas scheduled fo... [Read More]

Scheduled Snow Removal February 8, 2017

Please be advised the following streets are scheduled for snow removal, February 8, 2017:3rd Street West (from 4th Avenue W to 8th Street W)5th Avenue West (500 block)West RoadThomson DriveStewart CrescentIn order to ensure streets are cleaned as efficiently as possible, citizens are asked to avoid parking vehicles on the street, if at all possible... [Read More]

Sewer Maintenance in Industrial Area

Public Works is currently flushing sewer lines throughout the Industrial Area as part of its annual maintenance program. Please drive with caution over the next few days as manholes have been uncovered to do this work. Flushing work is expected to be complete by Monday, November 7. The final phase of this year's work will be 13th Avenue East.T... [Read More]

Kindersley Voters Elect Rod Perkins as Mayor

An increased number of citizens headed to the polls on October 26 to elect Rod Perkins as Kindersley’s next Mayor.A total of 1182 votes were cast on Election Day. An additional 169 votes were cast during the October 13 Advance Poll, totalling 1351 overall. This represents an increase of 210 votes (18.4 percent) over the last municipal election in 2... [Read More]

Main Street to Have New Traffic Signals Soon

Replacement of Kindersley’s Main Street traffic signals is scheduled to be complete before the end of the year.Council approved a motion to proceed with the purchase and installation of new traffic signals on Main Street during the Regular Meeting of Council on October 11. The project will cost $261,044 and will result in improved safety and visibi... [Read More]

New Park Project Still Moving Ahead

Planning for the "Coleman Park" project continues to move forward. The committee will be making its final decision and purchase of new playground equipment this fall. Grant funding in the amount of $22,500 was received for this portion of the project.Wet ground throughout much of the summer and fall has delayed earth moving and seeding of the area ... [Read More]

Tests Confirm Accuracy of Water Meters

Independent tests of several radio frequency water meters issued to Kindersley residents have confirmed that the meters are accurate in their readings.In August, at the request of two residents who were concerned about their recent utility bills, residential water meters were sent to the Federal Government’s Measurement Canada division for testing.... [Read More]

Call for Nominations for Sun West School Division

Form H 160422 (Subdivision 9).pdfBoard Subdivisions Map 160329.pdf [Read More]

Kindersley Eligible for Disaster Assistance

The Ministry of Government Relations has accepted the Town of Kindersley’s request to have Kindersley designated as an eligible assistance area with the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP.)Private property owners with eligible property losses or damages that are not insurable may apply under the PDAP for funding. Claims must relate to hea... [Read More]

Water Leak Repairs Complete

UPDATE: Water leak repairs COMPLETE without disruption to service.Thanks to all crew members for your quick response!9:05 AM 09/15/2016Approximately six homes will experience water service disruption today as crews fix a water leak behind 700 Main Street that occurred last evening, September 14.Valves have been turned off to repair the leak and may... [Read More]

Update: Water Disruptions Due to Scheduled Hydrant Replacement

Water hydrant replacement is complete and water service has been fully restored to residents. The Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory has been lifted for the addresses listed below as provincial water quality tests were approved.Beginning Tuesday, August 30, 2016, the following addresses will experience a temporary water disruption due to schedul... [Read More]

Town to Apply for Disaster Assistance on Behalf of Citizens

Council of the Town of Kindersley has agreed to submit an application to the Ministry of Government Relations to seek eligibility under the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP.)More than two dozen private claims of flooding or other property damage within Kindersley were identified at the August 24 Special Meeting of Council prompting Coun... [Read More]

Kindersley May Qualify for Disaster Assistance Funding

Kindersley property owners who have experienced uninsured damage to their properties this summer as a result of excessive wind and rain may be eligible for provincial funding.The Town of Kindersley is working with insurance providers and brokers to determine if the community qualifies for funding assistance through the Provincial Disaster Assistanc... [Read More]

Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month in September

PROCLAMATIONMUSCULAR DYSTROPHY AWARENESSWHEREAS, Muscular Dystrophy is a group of neuromuscular disorders that have no known cure; andWHEREAS, today, people living with Muscular Dystrophy have the opportunity to live longer lives because of medical research; andWHEREAS, Muscular Dystrophy Canada is a national, non-profit organization committed to f... [Read More]

September 2016 is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

PROCLAMATIONPROSTATE CANCER AWARNESS WHEREAS, prostate cancer is the most common cancer to affect Canadian men; and WHEREAS, 1 in 8 Canadian men will be diagnosed with the disease in his lifetime; and WHEREAS, an estimated 24,000 Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year; and WHEREAS, the survival rate for prostate cancer can be... [Read More]

Town Maintaining Regular Mosquito Control

The abundance of rain this summer has made conditions even more favourable for mosquitos. The Town of Kindersley utilizes several methods of mosquito control to reduce the nuisance of mosquitos and help prevent threats to public health.Every year, Public Works treats standing water within a 5 km radius of Kindersley with a biological control agent ... [Read More]

New Heavy Vehicle (Truck) Routes

Please be advised, pursuant to Bylaw 12-16 known as The Traffic Bylaw, adopted by the Council of the Town of Kindersley on July 18, 2016, the following Heavy Vehicle (Truck) Routes are now in effect within Town limits.Heavy Vehicles are no longer permitted on Ditson Drive south of Railway Avenue to the Waste Water Reservoir access road.SCHEDULE ‘F’... [Read More]

Renovations to Enhance Use of Norman Ritchie Centre

The Town of Kindersley and NRC Community Management Inc. are pleased to announce more upcoming renovations to the Norman Ritchie Centre that will enhance its use in the community.As per a new agreement with the Town, effective July 1, 2016, operation and maintenance of the Norman Ritchie Centre is now managed by NRC Community Management Inc., a new... [Read More]

Update on Kindersley Physician Services

The Kindersley Clinic will experience some changes to their team of physicians over the next few months. Dr. Kheir (July 10th), Dr. Keaveney (August 12th),) and Dr. Bisayo Olabiyi (August 31st) will be leaving Kindersley to pursue other opportunities. We wish them the very best in their future endeavors. The Kindersley Clinic and the Health Region ... [Read More]

Council Votes in Favour of New Pool Construction

Council will continue to focus efforts on the fundraising and the eventual construction of a new pool after defeating a motion Monday night to refurbish Kindersley’s existing 40-year-old swimming pool instead building a new.The decision followed a lengthy discussion during which Council evaluated the potential costs along with the life expectancy o... [Read More]

Aeration System Improving Reservoir Quality

Water quality tests conducted since installation of the Motherwell Reservoir Aeration System show a significant improvement to the quality of the reservoir water.H2O Logistics reported the results of its June 9 tests in the reservoir showing that oxygen levels had increased in most samples taken, and in many cases were more than double those of tes... [Read More]

Council Seeking Feedback on Swimming Pool Rehabilitation

Council is preparing to make a final decision on the future of aquatic services in Kindersley. A new proposal has been put forward by a Member of Council to refurbish the existing pool rather than building a new facility. Council is inviting feedback from the public to assist them in making a final decision at the June 27, 2016 Council meeting. Ple... [Read More]

KCIP Grant Benefits Community Organizations

Nineteen Kindersley organizations will benefit from funding this year as the Town of Kindersley distributes its annual Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) grant. A total of $45,154 will be distributed in 2016. Funding for KCIP is provided by Saskatchewan Lotteries and is intended to encourage involvement in recreation, culture, and spor... [Read More]

2016 Dust Control to Begin in Industrial Area

Dust control product application will begin in the Kindersley Industrial Area beginning Thursday, June 9. The Town of Kindersley has contracted Tiger Calcium to provide the service this year throughout the Industrial Area and also on the grid road adjacent to Boston Pizza .Tiger Calcium performed previous test applications in the Industrial Area in... [Read More]

2016 Hydrant Replacement Program

As part of its ongoing Asset Managment Plan and commitment to long-term infrastructure maintenance, the Town of Kindersley will replace 7 fire hydrants in 2016.The 2016 Hydrant Replacement Program is a major capital upgrade to the utility infrastructure and is an added measure of safety for residents.The following hydrants are scheduled for replace... [Read More]

Draft Plans for Future Park Unveiled

The Coleman Park Working Group has unveiled its draft plans for the development of park space between Coleman Crescent and Hahn Crescent. More than 30 members of the public attended an Open House held at Caleb Village on Monday, June 6 to see the plans and hear about the next stages of the project.See the plans here: http://www.kindersley.ca/ourcom... [Read More]

Water Bill Summaries

In response to increased concerns regarding high water bills, the Town of Kindersley is releasing a summary of the bills issued for the months of March, April, and May 2016. As indicated in the summaries, average quarterly water bills in Kindersley fall under $400 for a three-month period.Concerns regarding water meters and high water bills have, a... [Read More]

Kindersley Wins National Award for Innovation

Kindersley Wins National Award for Municipal InnovationWinnipeg, MB (June 1, 2016) – The Town of Kindersley, SK has received national recognition for its Waste Water Project from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA). The Town was presented with the 2016 CAMA Willis Award for Innovation, in the Under 20,000 population category... [Read More]

Kindersley Fire Ban Cancelled

The fire ban pertaining to the Town of Kindersley has been lifted, effective Tuesday, May 24, 2016.Recent rainfall has resulted in the Province's Spatial Fire Management System Fire Hazard Rating being downgraded to "Low." [Read More]

2016 Budget Holds Mill Rate to 2015 Level

The Council-approved 2016 Budget keeps the mill rate unchanged for 2016 and sets aside money for future capital projects including the aquatic centre and fire hall.Council approved the mill rate of 15.35 at its May 24 Regular Meeting of Council, recognizing the need to balance long-term planning with sensitivity to current economic pressures.While ... [Read More]

2016 Infrastructure Work Underway

Sidewalk replacement begins Tuesday May 17, 2016 on 2nd St W (Railway to 2nd Ave). New sidewalk will be poured on the west side of 2nd St W and along 7th Ave E (north side of Elizabeth school property) as early as Thursday, May 19, 2016. Roads will be closed (partially closed for 7th Ave E) for approximately 5-7 days for each location. [Read More]

Kindersley to Submit Application for City Status

The Town of Kindersley will make formal application today to the Minister of Government Relations to become Saskatchewan’s next city.Council approved submission of the Application for City Status at the May 9, 2016 Regular Meeting of Council, formally requesting that Kindersley be declared the next city to reach a Government of Saskatchewan-recogni... [Read More]

Scheduled Water Disruption for Hydrant Replacement

Water hydrant replacement is complete and water service has been fully restored to residents. A Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory is in effect for the addresses listed below until provincial water quality tests are received.1st Street East will be fully open once crews have completed backfilling the area.Previous Post: May 3, 2016 11:11 amPleas... [Read More]

Take the Emergency Preparedness Quiz

As a community, we are familiar with emergency events. Fortunately, the Town of Kindersley has an active Emergency Response Plan that identifies potential risks for our community and the actions needed to mitigate and response to such incidents if they occur. The Emergency Response Plan is modified on an ongoing basis to ensure the most up-to-date ... [Read More]

Main Street Traffic Signals Replacement Coming Soon

Beginning late April/early May, the process to replace the existing traffic lights along downtown Main Street will get underway.New traffic signals and LED lights will be installed at all four existing traffic signal intersections between 1st Avenue and 5th Avenue, and will consist of standard davit arms that extend over the center of the street fo... [Read More]