Friday August 01, 2014




College gets extension to landscape and pave

License Comments

Parkland Regional College has been granted extensions to carry out both landscaping and paving required by the City at the new Trades and Technology Centre now under construction in the city.

“A+K Architects approached Planning Services with a request to defer the planted elements throughout the college site. The architect also requested that a substantial portion of the parking lot and travel lanes be graveled rather than paved,” detailed an administrative report circulated to the regular meeting of Yorkton Council Monday. “The architect proposes the site be grassed as an interim step to landscaping it with trees and shrubs.”

The Architect’s proposal would see the landscaping work phased in over five years after the opening of the Centre.

The architect also approached Planning Services regarding deferring pavement of some of the travel lanes and parking lots.

While the request had no set time to complete paving, Council chose to impose the same five-year completion time as with landscaping.

The unanimous decision by Council will allow Planning Services to enter into an agreement with the college outlining the details of the work deferral agreement.

“The agreement will define Parkland College’s responsibilities to complete this phase of the campus. Planning Services is of the opinion that a written agreement will be sufficient to ensure the landscape elements and the paving will be completed in a timely manner,” detailed the report.


[Get Copyright Permissions] Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2014 Glacier Media Inc.

License Comments

Comments


NOTE: To post a comment in the new commenting system you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, OpenID. You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The Yorkton This Week welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

blog comments powered by Disqus


Quick Vote

Survey results are meant for general information only, and are not based on recognised statistical methods.


Markets





LOG IN



Lost your password?