The City is pleased to introduce a new guide, Foxtail Be Gone, which contains prevention and control techniques for foxtail barley.
In brief, this post highlights four items of public interest that were discussed during the May 2021 City Council meeting.
- creation of smart meter participation policy.
- develop an Emergency Response Plan for extreme or unusual events.
- an update on the work to identify and address systemic barriers for participation.
- providing members of City Council with access to an Employee and Family Assistance Program.
The City received a report back in March 2021 outlining the Administration's plan to enforce Foxtail Barley proactively for the 2021 season. Due to time constraints in March, the report was only considered by the Standing Policy Committee on Planning, Development and Community Services in April. This blog post provides an update of the measures proposed.
In brief, here are four items of public interest that were discussed during the December 2020 City Council meetings. Highlights from this meeting include:
- Knox United Church Heritage update
- One-time clearing of secondary paths
- Change to GPC Chair
- Cancellation - St. Paul's Hospital Combined Heat and Power Plant Project
An annual $61 million budget for road rehabilitation and maintenance ensures Saskatoon’s streets, bridges and sidewalks remain safe and long-lasting.
Neighbourhood snow removal gets underway ❄️❄️
The City started removing snow from residential streets on Dec. 2 in response to the severe snow accumulation in November that left many residential streets impassable.
In brief, here are five items of public interest that were discussed during the November 2020 City Council meetings. The the full agenda for November 16, 2020 can be accessed here, the full agenda for November 23, 2020 can be accessed here and the full agenda for November 30, 2020 can be accessed here.
- Snowstorm 2020 - Snow Removal Update
- Transit Operator Barrier Retrofit
- Saskatchewan Economic Recovery Rebate
- Change to Committee Times
- Suspension of Saturday Pay Parking
In brief, here are eight items of public interest that were discussed during the August 2020 City Council meetings.
- Short-term Accommodations
- Saskatoon Transit: Masks
- Brighton Child Care Centre
- Nuisance Tree Policy Update
- Brighton: Polling Location Update
- Good Neighbour Guide
- MOU with Meewasin
- Mail-in Ballots
In brief, here are seven items of public interest that were discussed during the June 2020 City Council meetings.
- The Official Community Plan
- COVID-19 Updates
- Infrastructure Funding (MEEP)
- Financial Forecast
- Requests for Financial Support
- Roadmap to Recovery
- Cannabis Business License Fee Changes
- 2020 Property Tax Updates - Library Tax Amendment
The 2020-2022 Projected Asset Preservation Plan is now available. It includes the asset preservation projects projected for the next three years on our roadway and sidewalk assets, water and sewer assets, as well as our bridges and structures assets. Roadway and Sidewalk asset preservation management is a process of monitoring, maintaining, and preserving our roads and sidewalks effectively throughout their lifecycle. The goal is to employ effective decision-making to optimize a cost-effective mix of treatments, to maximize the number of roads and sidewalks treated to improve the networks as a whole.