Updates tagged

sustainability

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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.

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - December 2020

In brief, here are four items of public interest that were discussed during the December 2020 City Council meetings. Highlights from this meeting include:

  • Knox United Church Heritage update
  • One-time clearing of secondary paths
  • Change to GPC Chair
  • Cancellation - St. Paul's Hospital Combined Heat and Power Plant Project
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - September 2020

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

 

City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - July Edition | 2020

In brief, here are five items of public interest that were discussed during the July 2020 City Council meetings.

  • East Side Leisure Centre Update
  • Infrastructure Funding (MEEP)
  • Mail-in Ballot Procedure
  • Bicycle Bylaw Update
  • Energy Assistance Program Partnership
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City Council in Brief
Council in Brief - May Edition | 2020

In brief, here are seven items of public interest that were discussed during the May 2020 City Council meetings.

  • Vehicle Noise
  • Northeast Swale Speed Limits
  • Review of Community Consultation and Notification Process for Development Applications
  • Natural Capital Asset Valuation
  • Bike Bylaw Update
  • Residential Parking Program Review
  • COVID-19: Parking and Transit Changes
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - February Edition | 2020

In brief, here are five items of public interest that were discussed during the February 2020 City Council meeting.

  • Short-Term Accommodation Regulation
  • Bicycle Bylaw Update
  • Off-Leash Areas and Bylaw Updates
  • The Green Infrastructure Strategy
  • Accessibility Considerations for Curbside Solid Waste Collection