Ward 8 Updates

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Ward 8 Update
COVID-19 Protocols Updated at Leisure Centres

To protect the health and safety of residents, customers and employees, beginning October 15 proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or negative test within 72 hours is now mandatory for ages 12 and over within all Leisure Centre areas and at the City’s indoor rinks. City Council approved the action at its Special Meeting Friday, October 8 as an added safety measure to complement the Provincial Public Health Order, reduce confusion for customers and address the increasing spread of COVID-19 in our community.

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - September 2021

In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the September 2021 City Council meetings.

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19: Mitigation Framework, Implementation and Gathering Size Restrictions Request
  • First decision for the Speed Limit Review
  • Creation of Roadways Emergency Response Plan for Extreme or Unusual Snow events
  • Winter Parking Patio Pilot
  • Leave of Absence Policy
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - August 2021

In brief, this post highlights six items of public interest that were discussed during the August 2021 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19: Mask mandate and next steps
  • Updates on the curbside organics program and waste utility
  • Honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 
  • Farmers' Market Update, including timelines
  • Leave of Absence Policy
  • Report back on the 2021 Municipal Election
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Ward 8 Update
Speed Limit Review

What's happening with the speed limit review? 

In September, City Council will vote on whether or not to reduce speed limits in residential neighbourhoods. 

Read on to learn more about the review, the recommendations and next steps. 

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - July 2021

In brief, this post highlights two items of public interest that were discussed during the July 2021 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • Guidelines for scattering cremated remains into the river.
  • Enactment of the Drainage Bylaw
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Ward 8 Update
Foxtail Be Gone Guide

The City is pleased to introduce a new guide, Foxtail Be Gone, which contains prevention and control techniques for foxtail barley.

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - June 2021

In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the June 2021 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • 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 
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - May 2021

In brief, this post highlights four items of public interest that were discussed during the May 2021 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • 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
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Ward 8 Update
Speed Limit Review - Technical Report and Survey Results

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.

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Ward 8 Update
Arrival of Transit in Brighton

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.