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
This month's newsletter provides ward specific updates, including:
- notice of a public engagement opportunity for 8th Street's Corridor Plan,
- speed limit changes, and
- the Province's announcement regards homelessness and mental health supports.
This month's Public Hearing has been cancelled due to lack of agenda items, but the Regular Business meeting includes discussion around:
- vehicle noise mitigation updates, and
- an amendment request to the Heritage Designation Bylaw for the Third Avenue United Church.
You can also find community updates at the end of the newsletter.
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.
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.
This month's newsletter provides an update on both October and November City Council meetings and a look ahead at budget deliberations, which begin on Monday, November 28, 2022. Topics of interest include transit, Downtown Event and Entertainment District, climate action updates and changes to City Council meeting schedules.
I also want to take an opportunity to highlight the admission model changes at the Remai Modern. In October, admission is now by donation to the Remai Modern! This is due to a generous donation from the Frank and Ellen Remai Foundation. I hope you get a chance to head over to the space and check out the new atrium piece by Nick Cave. This piece will be unveiled formally next week.
This month's newsletters offers opportunities to participate in the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Community Association events, On Demand Transit updates and some "trash talk" (think waste utility). Read more for other City Council and Ward 8 updates.
- Renaming of Shakamohtaa Street
- Downtown Event and Entertainment District
- United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
With a beautiful summer underway, I hope everyone is enjoying this last week of August.
With a busy month of updates underway, I will just jump right in. This months newsletter contains updates specific to our ward, what to expect before Council this month and details about upcoming Community Association AGMs.
- Brighton Gate West and Meglund Cres rezoning and discretionary use applications
- On Demand Transit changes
- Farmers' Market
- Downtown Event and Entertainment District Site Options
- Community Association AGMs
I hope you have been enjoying your summer. With many local festivals, the Meewasin Trail and parks, and nearby lakes I hope you are making the most of this heat. For those extreme heat events, don't forget to share the list of cool down locations.
Don't forget about all the local Summer Play Programming in our neighbourhoods. Check it out here: Briarwood, College Park (weekend), East College Park, Greystone (weekend) and Wildwood. This free programming runs until August 25.
Highlights of the newsletter includes:
- Brighton rezoning applications
- Changes to On Demand Transit in Brighton
- Parking and speed limits
- City Council reports, including animal cruelty investigations, zoning bylaw review and the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program