The City is pleased to introduce a new guide, Foxtail Be Gone, which contains prevention and control techniques for foxtail barley.
In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the June 2021 City Council meeting.
- Renaming of John A. Macdonald Road.
- Amendment of the Knox United Church Heritage bylaw.
- Renewal of the Civic Conservatory
- Party Bicycle Pilot Program
- Options for the 14th St Parklet
In brief, this post highlights four items of public interest that were discussed during the May 2021 City Council meeting.
- creation of smart meter participation policy.
- develop an Emergency Response Plan for extreme or unusual events.
- an update on the work to identify and address systemic barriers for participation.
- providing members of City Council with access to an Employee and Family Assistance Program.
The speed limits on residential streets are under review in Saskatoon, following comments from residents concerned about safety during neighbourhood traffic reviews throughout the city. Results from this spring’s surveys will be presented to City Council’s Standing Policy Committee on Transportation on June 7 along with collision statistics and current speed limits in other Canadian cities.
After much anticipation, Transit is coming to Brighton on May 31, 2021.
As of May 31, 2021 riders can request a trip to and from any transit stop throughout the entire city including Brighton and the new Costco! This service will be available from Monday to Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., transfer-free or with connections to our high frequency corridors.
In brief, this post highlights six items of public interest that were discussed during the April 2021 City Council meeting.
- a progress report on the Climate Action Plan.
- information on the Victoria Avenue bikeway, pedestrian and traffic safety improvements.
- next steps in envisioning Downtown's Entertainment District and Bus Rapid Transit.
- presentation of 2020 local government election disclosures.
- approval of the University Sector Plan.
- Extension of temporary asphalt parking patios.
The City received a report back in March 2021 outlining the Administration's plan to enforce Foxtail Barley proactively for the 2021 season. Due to time constraints in March, the report was only considered by the Standing Policy Committee on Planning, Development and Community Services in April. This blog post provides an update of the measures proposed.
In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the March 2021 City Council meeting.
- information on the amendments to the Brighton Concept Plan.
- welcoming the new City Clerk, Adam Tittemore.
- confirmation of the municipal tax policy, including a detailed analysis on best practices.
- approval in principle of the Urban Forest Management Plan.
- update on leaves of absences and supports for member of City Council.
In brief, this post highlights four items of public interest that were discussed during the February 2021 City Council meeting.
- information on a PACE Financing program that provides financing for home owners to undertake home energy retrofits, renewable energy installations and water conservation projects.
- progress on the permanent outdoor festival site at Friendship Park.
- finalization of the bylaw to prohibit businesses from conducting conversion therapy.
- Platinum Certification that was provided to the City of Saskatoon in recognition of our high quality of data reporting.