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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
Announcement from Ward 8 City Councillor Sarina Gersher

Today I am announcing that I will not be seeking re-election in the upcoming municipal election. 

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Ward 8 Update
Ward 8 Newsletter - December 2023

This month's newsletter includes updates on the following items:

  • Options for the Review of Minimum Parking Regulations 
  • Connecting Avenue C: Walking and Cycling Improvement Project
  • Neighbourhood Bikeways 30 km/h Speed Limit Policy
  • Women Leading: Civic Engagement Forum for Immigrant and Refugee Women in Saskatoon
  • Downtown Event and Entertainment District - Phase 1 Engaging on Ideas Engagement Results
  • 2024/2025 Multi-Year Budget 
  • Proposed Closure of Right-of-Way – Portion of Lane Rutter Cres
  • Proposed Closure of Right-of-Way – Portion of Lane Anderson Cres
  • Changes regarding Brighton Blvd/McOrmond Dr
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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 - October 2023

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.

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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 - 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.

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Ward 8 Update
Ward 8 Newsletter - January 2023

Happy Lunar New Year to those celebrating! 

With the change in Council and Committee schedules, this email is coming out a bit sooner than in the past. City Council meetings are now taking place on Wednesday's which should offer more time to review the agenda. This newsletter touches on some items on the agenda including:

  • a report on the downtown arena private partner,
  • the emergency response plan for snow, and
  • a climate budget. 

There are also some fun community events coming up, including the Greystone annual Winter Fun Day and the Winter Play Program. Don't forget to check out more information under the Ward 8 section.