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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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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
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.

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - November 2020

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

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