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City Council Decisions in Brief

For immediate release: August 23, 2016 - 3:18pm
MR16-221

From the August 18, 2016 Regular Meeting of City Council

8.1.10 Kinsmen Play Village – Play Structure

Decision

*Administration will start on the design and purchase of accessible playground equipment for Caswell Hill with installation to be completed no later than June 2017 to be funded from the Reserve for Capital Expenditures to a maximum of $253,000, to include the remedial work at Kinsmen Play Village.
*Gates to the Kinsmen Play Village play structure be reopened, following appropriate safety checks.
*The Kinsmen Park Master Plan will be amended to retain certain elements of the Kinsmen Play Village, such that the play structure is retained.

Additional Information

*At the August 15, 2016 meeting of the Standing Policy Committee on Planning, Development and Community Services, a report was considered, along with presentations and further communications.

9.3.1 Saskatoon Strides – 2015 Report on Service, Savings and Sustainability

Decision

*City Council received the report as information.

Additional Information

*The City is committed to continue to explore and implement new ways to improve service, increase savings, and grow Saskatoon in a sustainable way. Saskatoon Strides - 2015 Report on Service, Savings and Sustainability highlights the City’s accomplishments in each of these areas for 2015.

9.3.2 2015 Annual Report – Sustaining the Saskatoon Advantage

Decision

*City Council received the report as information.

Additional Information

*The 2015 Annual Report – Sustaining the Saskatoon Advantage includes a summary of the progress achieved on the 2015 Corporate Business Plan, as well as the 2015 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements and Trust Fund Financial Statements.

9.6.3 2016 Local Government Elections – Amendments to Bylaw No. 8191, The Election Bylaw, 2012

Decision

*City Council amended and passed.

Additional Information

*The amendments to the Bylaw update references to the new legislation and new section numbers. They also provide for procedures related to the programming, use, storage and transport of vote counting machines and the counting of votes necessitated by the new legislation.