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Ward 8 Update
Ward 8 Newsletter - January 2024

Happy New Year! I hope you have had a wonderful start to 2024 so far. 

To kick off the new year, every household in Ward 8 should have received a printed newsletter from me, reflecting on 2023 and looking forward to 2024. 

This month we will take a look at updates for the ward, including choosing new black cart bins and an update on the first provincial emergency shelter. City Council updates include decisions related to the Downtown Event and Entertainment District and the Accessibility Parking Program. 

Ward 8 Update
Ward 8 Newsletter - October 2023

This month's newsletter provides ward specific updates, including:

  • notice of a public engagement opportunity for 8th Street's Corridor Plan,
  • speed limit changes, and
  • the Province's announcement regards homelessness and mental health supports.

This month's Public Hearing has been cancelled due to lack of agenda items, but the Regular Business meeting includes discussion around:

  • vehicle noise mitigation updates, and
  • an amendment request to the Heritage Designation Bylaw for the Third Avenue United Church.

You can also find community updates at the end of the newsletter.

Ward 8 Update
Ward 8 Newsletter - August 2023

City Council has been hard at work this summer with our regularly scheduled meetings and additional Special Budget Meetings. This newsletter provides an update on the budget, decisions before City Council this month, and a few ward specific updates.

A few highlights include:

  • Discretionary Use Application – Private School – 1636 Acadia Drive
  • Changes to Traffic Bylaw 
  • Changes to the bylaw for fireworks 
  • Road Renaming Follow-up
  • Lac La Ronge Indian Band Urban Reserve Creation 
  • Request for Internal Borrowing for Black Carts 
  • Community Risk Reduction
Ward 8 Update
Ward 8 Newsletter - April 2023

With April well underway, it is time for our monthly Ward 8 update.

This month's updates includes, but is not limited to:

  • update on provincial advocacy,
  • neighbourhood events,
  • proposed changes along McKercher Dr,
  • update greenhouse gas targets, and
  • expanded affordable housing units.
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 
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.

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
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.
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.
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.