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sustainability

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Ward 8 Update
Ward 8 Newsletter - June 2024

As I will be unable to provide the same level of detail in my newsletters while I am on a leave of absence, I wanted to ensure you still received notice ahead of City Council meetings. 

This newsletter will take an opportunity to share updates related to a few areas of interest for neighbours, including the Housing Accelerator Fund (HAF) proposals, median opening along McKercher Drive and proposed changes to the green bin program. 

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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. 

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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
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Ward 8 Update
Ward 8 Newsletter - September 2023

For this month's newsletter, I will highlight an important event hosted by my female colleagues called Women Leading, provide an update on budget deliberations and the downtown event and entertainment district, provide highlights of decisions before City Council this month and upcoming events in our community.

Highlights include:

  • Budget Next Steps 
  • Women Leading: Civic Engagement Forum for Immigrant and Refugee Women in Saskatoon
  • Downtown Event and Entertainment District Funding Tools
  • Black Bin Utility Update
  • Governance Model of Appeal Boards
  • Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw Review - Amendment Package Seven

 

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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
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Ward 8 Update
Ward 8 Newsletter - July 2023

This month's newsletter focuses predominantly on the upcoming Special Budget Meeting as well as what to expect on the City Council agenda. Other features in the newsletter include a few things happening in or nearby our ward. 

Items before City Council include:

  • Special Budget Meeting
  • Rezoning - Brighton Gate South
  • Multi Unit Residential Recycling Contract Renewal  
  • Corridor Planning Program
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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
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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.
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Ward 8 Update
Ward 8 Newsletter - March 2023

This months newsletter includes updates relating to:

  • the Downtown District Plan
  • Proposed changes on McKercher Dr
  • Green cart updates
  • Ward 8 updates, including rezoning, Living in Harmony Awards, public art.
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Ward 8 Update
Ward 8 Newsletter - February 2023

This month's newsletter includes updates relating to:

  • Ward 8 rezoning and discretionary use applications
  • Community events taking place in Ward 8
  • Updates from City Council
    • Downtown Event and Entertainment District and associated District Plan,
    • Delineating boundaries for the Northeast and Small Swale,
    • An update on the Home Energy Loan Program (HELP), and
    • The City’s Greenhouse facility.

Don't forget to keep an eye out for the printed newsletter delivered to every Ward 8 household this past week.