COVID 19 Resources for YBID Members

During this COVID 19 Pandemic most businesses have had an extraordinary number of changes thrust upon their operations. In our effort to provide you with the information that your business and your staff need to work through these times, we have compiled a set of information sources for you to use and reference. This page […]

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YBID Gallagher Centre Outdoor Seating Area Opens

Yorkton Business Improvement District (YBID) and the City of Yorkton open the Gallagher Centre Seating Area The seating area is situated in front of the Gallagher Centre just adjacent to the main front entrance of the Centre. Created in partnership with the City of Yorkton, YBID supported the Outdoor Seating Area project by engaging with […]

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City Centre Clock

The YBID City Centre Clock Project was a Saskatchewan Centennial Project. Funded through YBID and the Province of Saskatchewan’s Centennial Projects Grant the clock represents Saskatchewan’s Centennial year by referencing Yorktons past and future, in one structure. The clock itself is a stylized wheat sheaf which is meant to represent the significant agricultural heritage of […]

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So….What exactly is a BID?

A Business Improvement District (BID) is a defined area within which businesses pay an additional tax or fee in order to fund improvements within the district’s boundaries. Grant funds acquired by the supportive Civic Governments for special programs and/or incentives such as tax abatements can be made available to assist businesses or to recruit new […]

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