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Ward 8 Update
September 2022 Newsletter

This month's newsletters offers opportunities to participate in the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Community Association events, On Demand Transit updates and some "trash talk" (think waste utility). Read more for other City Council and Ward 8 updates.

Highlights include:

  • Renaming of Shakamohtaa Street
  • Downtown Event and Entertainment District
  • United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
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Ward 8 Update
August 2022 Newsletter

With a beautiful summer underway, I hope everyone is enjoying this last week of August.

With a busy month of updates underway, I will just jump right in. This months newsletter contains updates specific to our ward, what to expect before Council this month and details about upcoming Community Association AGMs.

Highlights include:

  • Brighton Gate West and Meglund Cres rezoning and discretionary use applications
  • On Demand Transit changes
  • Farmers' Market 
  • Downtown Event and Entertainment District Site Options
  • Community Association AGMs
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Ward 8 Update
July 2022 Newsletter

I hope you have been enjoying your summer. With many local festivals, the Meewasin Trail and parks, and nearby lakes I hope you are making the most of this heat. For those extreme heat events, don't forget to share the list of cool down locations.

Don't forget about all the local Summer Play Programming in our neighbourhoods. Check it out here: Briarwood, College Park (weekend), East College Park, Greystone (weekend) and Wildwood. This free programming runs until August 25. 

Highlights of the newsletter includes:

  • Brighton rezoning applications
  • Changes to On Demand Transit in Brighton
  • Parking and speed limits
  • City Council reports, including animal cruelty investigations, zoning bylaw review and the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program
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Ward 8 Update
June 2022 Newsletter

There is a lot to celebrate this month! June is both Pride Month and National Indigenous History Month. Find ways to recognize and learn more by checking out OUTSaskatoon and the Office of the Treaty Commissioner for events taking place this month. While there are many ways to participate, these are just two places to start. 

I also want to congratulate all the grads who are celebrating graduations this month. Mazel tov to you and your families!

Items of interest this month include:

  • Rezoning and discretionary use applications in Brighton
  • Farmers' Market Update
  • Small Dog Off-Leash Dog Park
  • Green Infrastructure 10 Year Implementation Plan 
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Ward 8 Update
May 2022 Newsletter

With a big newsletter outlining upcoming reports to City Council, ward specific news and community engagement opportunities, I will just jump right into the update.

Topics include:

  • East Side Leisure Centre
  • Edward McCourt Park Community Garden
  • Downtown Grocery Store
  • Zoning Bylaw Review - Infill Amendments 
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Ward 8 Update
April 2022 Newsletter

Well with the change in seasons, we have also had a change at City Hall. City Council is now back to meeting in person (with a hybrid option), with our meetings continuing to be live streamed online.  

This month's newsletter focuses on items on Monday's City Council agenda, ward specific updates and engagement opportunities across the city.

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Ward 8 Update
March 2022 Newsletter

Here are a few items of interest on the upcoming City Council agenda:

  • Policies for school and playground zones;
  • COVID-19: masking in civic spaces;
  • Recycling depot improvements and review; and
  • The Knox United Church Heritage Designation Amendment Bylaw.
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Ward 8 Update
February 2022 Newsletter

In this month's newsletter, you will find an update on Monday's City Council meeting, engagement activities underway and general civic updates.

Here are a few items of interest on the upcoming City Council agenda:

  • Vehicle Noise Mitigation Study;
  • Comprehensive COVID-19 Update;
  • Update on Home Energy Loan Program (HELP);
  • Expansion of the Assisted Collections Program; and
  • Approval of Recreation and Sport Tax Abatement Policy.
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Ward 8 Update
January 2022 Newsletter

Happy belated New Year and upcoming Lunar New Year!

I hope everyone has had a chance to enjoy some winter activities. I know our household has made up of the cross country ski trails in the city. Take a look at the ones that are groomed at saskatoon.ca/ski. Recently cleared trails in Ward 8 include Wildwood Golf Course,  Edward McCourt Park and Donna Birkmaier Park.

In this month's newsletter, you will find an update on Monday's City Council meeting, engagement activities underway and general civic updates.

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Ward 8 Update
December 2021 Newsletter

Don't forget to check your mailboxes! This week I sent out our annual printed newsletter to every home in Ward 8.

The newsletter provides a further update for neighbours, including highlights from the past year and budget deliberations.