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
This months newsletter includes updates relating to:
- Budget and the funding gap - what does this mean?
- Civic Engagement Forum for Immigrant and Refugee Women in Saskatoon
- Cycling and safety improvements
- Zoning bylaw amendment
- New Animal Services Contracts
- Future of the City Greenhouse
- Dedicated Transit Support Workers
- E-scooter pilot
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.
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.
- East Side Leisure Centre
- Edward McCourt Park Community Garden
- Downtown Grocery Store
- Zoning Bylaw Review - Infill Amendments
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.
In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the December 2021 City Council meetings.
- Temporary Wellness Shelter
- Downtown Event and Entertainment District Advisory Group
- Elm Disposal Changes at Landfill
- Groundwater Protection Policy
- COVID-19 Update
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
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.
In brief, here are seven items of public interest that were discussed during the September 2020 City Council meetings.
- P4G Public Hearing
- Sawēyihtotān Pilot Project
- Net Zero Demonstration Project
- Environmental Sustainability Reserve
- Organics Processing Update