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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 - November 2023

November is always a busy month in City Council Chambers. This newsletter provides an update on the following agenda items:

  • Budget Deliberations (November 28 - 30, 2023)
  • Housing Accelerator Fund
  • Provincial Approach to Homelessness - Application for Emergency Residential Shelter
  • Waste Collection Updates
  • 2023 Construction Recap
  • Establishment of 2024 Municipal Ward Boundaries
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 - May and June 2023

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
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 - 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
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.

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