East College Park
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.
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.
- 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
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.
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.
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.
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
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