City Council, at its Public Hearing meeting held on November 21, 2022, adopted amendments to Bylaw No. 9170, The Procedures and Committees Bylaw, 2014, that contained several updates to the 2023 Council and Committees meeting schedule as follows:
- New day and times for City Council Regular Business and Public Hearing Meetings: previously held Monday, these move to Wednesday; Regular Business will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the Public Hearing will remain at 6 p.m. concluding at 9 p.m.
New day and times for City Council Budget deliberations: will move to begin on Tuesday, continuing Wednesday and Thursday if required, and these will be held from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- New days for Standing Policy Committees (9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.) and Governance and Priorities Committee (9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.): these move to Tuesday and Wednesday. (Committee Meetings’ start and end times remain the same.)
New deadline for public submissions: The deadline for public submissions for items already on an agenda is moved to Monday at 5 p.m. the week of the meeting for all regular Committee/Council meetings. Initial submissions to appear on the agenda when released remain Tuesday at noon the week before the meeting. For Special Meetings, the deadline will be outlined with the Notice/Agenda posted on the City’s website.
- The deadline for submissions to Committee/Council for items not on an agenda remains noon on the Tuesday before the meeting.
- No change: Agendas will continue to be posted at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, the week before the meeting.
Residents are encouraged to follow your City Council’s decision-making. The 2023 Council meeting calendar, meeting agendas, minutes, and video can be found at saskatooon.ca/meetings. Through the City's website, you can also contact your Ward Councillor or request to submit a letter, or make a five-minute presentation at a council/committee meeting.
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