I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight a couple items of interest that will be on the agenda for our City Council meeting, on Monday, September 27.
- Framework for Measures to Mitigate the Transmission of COVID-19 in Saskatoon
- Speed Limit Review
- The agenda itself contains over twenty reports, with the full list found here.
In brief, this post highlights six items of public interest that were discussed during the August 2021 City Council meeting.
- 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
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.
In brief, this post highlights two items of public interest that were discussed during the July 2021 City Council meeting.
- Guidelines for scattering cremated remains into the river.
- Enactment of the Drainage Bylaw.
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.