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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 
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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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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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Ward 8 Update
January 2022 Newsletter

Happy belated New Year and upcoming Lunar New Year!

I hope everyone has had a chance to enjoy some winter activities. I know our household has made up of the cross country ski trails in the city. Take a look at the ones that are groomed at saskatoon.ca/ski. Recently cleared trails in Ward 8 include Wildwood Golf Course,  Edward McCourt Park and Donna Birkmaier Park.

In this month's newsletter, you will find an update on Monday's City Council meeting, engagement activities underway and general civic updates.

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - December 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • Temporary Wellness Shelter
  • Downtown Event and Entertainment District Advisory Group
  • Elm Disposal Changes at Landfill
  • Groundwater Protection Policy
  • COVID-19 Update
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - November 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19 update
  • Dundonald Ave Solar Farm
  • Speed Limit Review: school and playground zones
  • Recreation and Sport Facilities Grant
  • High Performance Civic Building Policy
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Ward 8 Update
November 2021 Newsletter

This month's newsletter is now live. 

Here are a few items of interest on the upcoming City Council agenda:

  • School and playground zones proposed changes
  • Dundonald Ave solar farm project
  • Update for the framework measures to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 in Saskatoon
  • New community recreation and sport grant program
  • Survey results for City of Saskatoon 2022 - 2025 Strategic Plan
  • Saskatoon Transit Service Standards
  • Concept plan amendment for the Willows neighbourhood
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - October 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19: Access to Leisure Centres and Gathering Size Restrictions Bylaw
  • Allowing pets on-leash in Kiwanis Memorial Park
  • Prioritization options for 2022/2023 Business Plan and Budget  
  • Waste and organics utility timing
  • Health Care Worker Appreciation Week
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - June 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • Renaming of John A. Macdonald Road.
  • Amendment of the Knox United Church Heritage bylaw. 
  • Renewal of the Civic Conservatory 
  • Party Bicycle Pilot Program
  • Options for the 14th St Parklet 
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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.