Ward 8 Updates

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Ward 8 Update
January 2022 Newsletter

Happy belated New Year and upcoming Lunar New Year!

I hope everyone has had a chance to enjoy some winter activities. I know our household has made up of the cross country ski trails in the city. Take a look at the ones that are groomed at saskatoon.ca/ski. Recently cleared trails in Ward 8 include Wildwood Golf Course,  Edward McCourt Park and Donna Birkmaier Park.

In this month's newsletter, you will find an update on Monday's City Council meeting, engagement activities underway and general civic updates.

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Ward 8 Update
December 2021 Newsletter

Don't forget to check your mailboxes! This week I sent out our annual printed newsletter to every home in Ward 8.

The newsletter provides a further update for neighbours, including highlights from the past year and budget deliberations.

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - December 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • Temporary Wellness Shelter
  • Downtown Event and Entertainment District Advisory Group
  • Elm Disposal Changes at Landfill
  • Groundwater Protection Policy
  • COVID-19 Update
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Ward 8 Update
2022/2023 Multi-Year Budget

The City of Saskatoon completed its 2022/2023 Multi-Year Business Plan and Budget. Take a look at highlights from these deliberations. 

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - November 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19 update
  • Dundonald Ave Solar Farm
  • Speed Limit Review: school and playground zones
  • Recreation and Sport Facilities Grant
  • High Performance Civic Building Policy
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Ward 8 Update
November 2021 Newsletter

This month's newsletter is now live. 

Here are a few items of interest on the upcoming City Council agenda:

  • School and playground zones proposed changes
  • Dundonald Ave solar farm project
  • Update for the framework measures to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 in Saskatoon
  • New community recreation and sport grant program
  • Survey results for City of Saskatoon 2022 - 2025 Strategic Plan
  • Saskatoon Transit Service Standards
  • Concept plan amendment for the Willows neighbourhood
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City Council in Brief - October 2021

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

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19: Access to Leisure Centres and Gathering Size Restrictions Bylaw
  • Allowing pets on-leash in Kiwanis Memorial Park
  • Prioritization options for 2022/2023 Business Plan and Budget  
  • Waste and organics utility timing
  • Health Care Worker Appreciation Week
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Ward 8 Update
October 2021 Newsletter

As our beautiful fall turns into some colder weather, I have prepared some updates for our Ward 8 neighbourhoods. 

Here are a few items of interest on the upcoming City Council agenda:

  • Timing for waste and organics utilities
  • Exploration of a bylaw regarding gathering limits
  • Code of Conduct Complaint
  • SaskWater Master Service and Transition Agreement
  • Allowing pets on leash in Kiwansis Memorial Park
  • Information for 2022/2023 budget
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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