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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - March 2022

In brief, this post highlights four items of public interest that were discussed during the March 2022 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • Policies for school and playground zones
  • COVID-19: masking in civic spaces
  • Recycling depot improvements and review
  • Support to Saskatoon's Sister City, Chernivtsi, Ukraine
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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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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - February 2022

In brief, this post highlights three items of public interest that were discussed during the February 2022 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • Vehicle Noise Mitigation Study Final Report
  • Assisted Waste Collections Program
  • Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) Expansion
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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
Foxtail Be Gone Guide

The City is pleased to introduce a new guide, Foxtail Be Gone, which contains prevention and control techniques for foxtail barley.

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - May 2021

In brief, this post highlights four items of public interest that were discussed during the May 2021 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • 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
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Ward 8 Update
Foxtail Barley Enforcement 2021

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.

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - December 2020

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
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Ward 8 Update
Successful construction season with an ambitious list of projects now complete

An annual $61 million budget for road rehabilitation and maintenance ensures Saskatoon’s streets, bridges and sidewalks remain safe and long-lasting. 

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Ward 8 Update
Snow removal - In response to 2020 winter storm

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.