Updates tagged

sustainability

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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
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - February 2022

In brief, this post highlights three items of public interest that were discussed during the February 2022 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • Vehicle Noise Mitigation Study Final Report
  • Assisted Waste Collections Program
  • Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) Expansion
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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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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 - August 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19: Mask mandate and next steps
  • Updates on the curbside organics program and waste utility
  • Honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 
  • Farmers' Market Update, including timelines
  • Leave of Absence Policy
  • Report back on the 2021 Municipal Election
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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.
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - March 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • information on the amendments to the Brighton Concept Plan
  • welcoming the new City Clerk, Adam Tittemore. 
  • confirmation of the municipal tax policy, including a detailed analysis on best practices. 
  • approval in principle of the Urban Forest Management Plan.
  • update on leaves of absences and supports for member of City Council.
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - February 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • 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.
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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.