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
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
Well with the change in seasons, we have also had a change at City Hall. City Council is now back to meeting in person (with a hybrid option), with our meetings continuing to be live streamed online.
This month's newsletter focuses on items on Monday's City Council agenda, ward specific updates and engagement opportunities across the city.
In brief, this post highlights four items of public interest that were discussed during the March 2022 City Council meeting.
- Policies for school and playground zones
- COVID-19: masking in civic spaces
- Recycling depot improvements and review
- Support to Saskatoon's Sister City, Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Residents from both East College Park and Briarwood have proposed a community garden for the East College Park neighbourhood. Learn more about this initiative and share your feedback.
Here are a few items of interest on the upcoming City Council agenda:
- Policies for school and playground zones;
- COVID-19: masking in civic spaces;
- Recycling depot improvements and review; and
- The Knox United Church Heritage Designation Amendment Bylaw.
In brief, this post highlights three items of public interest that were discussed during the February 2022 City Council meeting.
- Vehicle Noise Mitigation Study Final Report
- Assisted Waste Collections Program
- Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) Expansion