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
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.
For those celebrating holidays during this time, I wish you a wonderful holiday season.
I wanted to sneak in one more newsletter before the end of the year. In this newsletter there are updates from City Council and specific to Ward 8. These include:
- changes to black bin schedules,
- tree protection bylaw,
- a new Urban Reserve Agreement, and
- an update on the Downtown Event and Entertainment District.
I hope you and your family have an opportunity to check out your local rink and cross-country ski trails. If you see volunteers from your Community Association, be sure to thank them for keeping the rink maintained. They've been hard at work ensuring great ice surfaces and public skate times.
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
There is a lot to celebrate this month! June is both Pride Month and National Indigenous History Month. Find ways to recognize and learn more by checking out OUTSaskatoon and the Office of the Treaty Commissioner for events taking place this month. While there are many ways to participate, these are just two places to start.
I also want to congratulate all the grads who are celebrating graduations this month. Mazel tov to you and your families!
Items of interest this month include:
- Rezoning and discretionary use applications in Brighton
- Farmers' Market Update
- Small Dog Off-Leash Dog Park
- Green Infrastructure 10 Year Implementation Plan
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.
- East Side Leisure Centre
- Edward McCourt Park Community Garden
- Downtown Grocery Store
- Zoning Bylaw Review - Infill Amendments