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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - January Edition | 2020

In brief, here are five items of public interest that were discussed during the January 2020 City Council meeting.

  • Facilitating waste diversion for the business sector
  • Regulation of nuisance properties
  • Corridor Transformation Plan
  • Sidewalk infill prioritization criteria
  • Downtown Event and Entertainment District - Update
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - December Edition | 2019

In brief, here are five items of public interest that were discussed during the December 2019 City Council meeting.

  • Landfill Infrastructure Replacement and Recovery Park Site Design Options
  • Corporate Climate Adaptation Strategy
  • Naming Rights, Sponsorship and Advertising
  • Governance Review – Business Improvement Districts
  • Riverbank Development Control Bylaws
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City Council in Brief
2020/2021 Multi-Year Budget

This is the first multi-year budget for the City of Saskatoon. A great summary of all things related to the budget can be found on the City's website.

In summary, the 2020 and 2021 budget includes:

  • Greater investment in core services - parks, sidewalks, transit, roads, bridges
  • Transit service expansion into Brighton in 2021
  • Focus on Growth Plan implementation and Corridor Planning/Infill Development
  • Beginning implementation of Low Emissions Community Plan through multiple community and corporate initiatives
  • Address the growing backlog of property maintenance and nuisance complaints
  • Approved borrowing for the Saskatoon Public Library's new Central Library
  • Approved resources needed to tackle the increasing pressures of higher rates of crime/severity in Saskatoon and to keep citizens safe
  • Investments in utility-related projects, to maintain safe and reliable services
  • Beginning to meaningfully resolve the historical waste services deficit
  • Continued prioritization of investment in snow and ice management
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - November Edition | 2019

In brief, here are three items of public interest that were discussed during the November 2019 City Council meeting.

  • Transit Detour Process
  • Governance Review of Controlled Corporations
  • Bicycle Bylaw Update
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - October Edition | 2019

In brief, here are four items of public interest that were discussed during the October 2019 City Council meeting. I was proud to Chair this meeting of City Council as the Deputy Mayor.

  • Reseller Rate for Regional Customers of Saskatoon Water
  • Saskatoon Freeway Project Update – October 2019
  • Approaches for Addressing Existing and Emerging Protocol Issues
  • Municipal Wards Commission - Establishment of Municipal Ward Boundaries
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - September Edition | 2019

In brief, here are six items of public interest that were discussed during the September 2019 City Council meeting.

  • Farmers’ Market Building Update
  • Curbside Residential Recycling Service Levels for 2020 and Beyond
  • Saskatoon Public Library - Business Case
  • Sharing Prosperity through Reconciliation - Protocol Agreement with the Saskatoon Tribal Council
  • Triple Bottom Line City Council Policy
  • Kahkewistahaw Urban Reserve Creation
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - August Edition | 2019

In brief, here are four items of public interest that were discussed during the August 2019 City Council meeting.

  • The Low Emissions Community Plan
  • St. Paul’s Hospital Combined Heat and Power Plant Update
  • LED Streetlight Conversion Program
  • Pedestrian Accessible Curb Ramps and Sidewalks – Accelerated Implementation Program
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - July Edition | 2019

In brief, here are four items of public interest that were discussed during the July 2019 City Council meeting.

  • Public Engagement Policy
  • 2020/2021 Multi-Year Business Plan and Budget Property Tax Options
  • National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls - Calls to Justice
  • Appointment of Integrity Commissioner
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - June Edition | 2019

In brief, here are three items of public interest that were discussed during the June 2019 City Council meeting.

  • Enterprise Resource Planning Project (Fusion)
  • Arbutus Properties – Future Sustainable Community Project Update
  • Update - Saskatoon Public Library, New Central Library
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City Council in Brief
Council in Brief - May Update

In brief, here are four items of public interest that were discussed during the May 2019 City Council meeting.

  • 72 hour On-street Parking Limit
  • Right-of-Way Residential Boulevard Leases
  • Social and Indigenous Procurement Update
  • Flood Control Strategy Update