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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - January 2022

In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the January 2022 City Council meetings.

Highlights include:

  • City of Saskatoon 2022 - 2025 Strategic Plan
  • Comprehensive COVID-19 Update
  • Discussions on new White Buffalo Youth Lodge/City Centre Recreation Facility
  • River Landing's Hoist the Hoops update
  • Leave of Absence Policy for Members of City Council.
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - September 2021

In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the September 2021 City Council meetings.

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19: Mitigation Framework, Implementation and Gathering Size Restrictions Request
  • First decision for the Speed Limit Review
  • Creation of Roadways Emergency Response Plan for Extreme or Unusual Snow events
  • Winter Parking Patio Pilot
  • Leave of Absence Policy
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - August 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19: Mask mandate and next steps
  • Updates on the curbside organics program and waste utility
  • Honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 
  • Farmers' Market Update, including timelines
  • Leave of Absence Policy
  • Report back on the 2021 Municipal Election
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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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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - April 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • a progress report on the Climate Action Plan
  • information on the Victoria Avenue bikeway, pedestrian and traffic safety improvements. 
  • next steps in envisioning Downtown's Entertainment District and Bus Rapid Transit
  • presentation of 2020 local government election disclosures.
  • approval of the University Sector Plan.
  • Extension of temporary asphalt parking patios.
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - March 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • information on the amendments to the Brighton Concept Plan
  • welcoming the new City Clerk, Adam Tittemore. 
  • confirmation of the municipal tax policy, including a detailed analysis on best practices. 
  • approval in principle of the Urban Forest Management Plan.
  • update on leaves of absences and supports for member of City Council.
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - February 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • information on a PACE Financing program that provides financing for home owners to undertake home energy retrofits, renewable energy installations and water conservation projects. 
  • progress on the permanent outdoor festival site at Friendship Park.
  • finalization of the bylaw to prohibit businesses from conducting conversion therapy.
  • Platinum Certification that was provided to the City of Saskatoon in recognition of our high quality of data reporting.
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - January 2021

In brief, here are four items of public interest that were discussed during the January 2021 City Council meeting.

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Ward 8 Update
Carbon Monoxide Detectors

I know carbon monoxide poisoning has been top of mind for many neighbours. At today's City Council meeting, I put forward a motion that the Mayor and I have been working on. It was unanimously supported and included reporting on the following:

  • Information on the current approach and requirements on carbon monoxide alarms in properties in the City of Saskatoon
  • What options are available to require carbon monoxide detectors in buildings older than 2009
  • A review of best practices of how other cities have addressed this challenge
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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