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, this post highlights four items of public interest that were discussed during the February 2021 City Council meeting.
- 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.
In brief, here are four items of public interest that were discussed during the January 2021 City Council meeting.
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
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 five items of public interest that were discussed during the July 2020 City Council meetings.
- East Side Leisure Centre Update
- Infrastructure Funding (MEEP)
- Mail-in Ballot Procedure
- Bicycle Bylaw Update
- Energy Assistance Program Partnership
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.
In brief, here are seven items of public interest that were discussed during the May 2020 City Council meetings.
- Vehicle Noise
- Northeast Swale Speed Limits
- Review of Community Consultation and Notification Process for Development Applications
- Natural Capital Asset Valuation
- Bike Bylaw Update
- Residential Parking Program Review
- COVID-19: Parking and Transit Changes