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*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

2ND AVE N NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM 24TH ST E TO 25TH ST E
(sanitary lining)
Start: January 19, 7:00 a.m. End: January 19, 10:00 p.m.

25TH ST E WB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM 6TH AVE N TO 3RD AVE N
(sanitary lining)
Start: January 19, 9:00 a.m. End: January 19, 5:00 p.m.

ONGOING

January 18, 2018 - 3:00pm

Saskatoon Transit encourages Rush fans to avoid traffic and parking by taking the bus to the Saskatchewan Rush game on Friday, January 19, 2018.  Buses leave from the Special Events Stop (located outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to SaskTel Centre at the following times:

  • 5:45 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m.
  • 6:20 p.m.
  • 6:35 p.m.
  • 6:55 p.m.
  • 7:10 p.m.

After the game, buses will depart SaskTel Centre as they fill up. 

January 18, 2018 - 11:00am

Ongoing light rain and a dip back below freezing temperatures will make for potentially icy roads later this afternoon and evening.  City crews are monitoring road conditions and are pre-salting roads to reduce ice build-up overnight. Even with the use of salt to prevent icing, slippery conditions can occur during peak driving times. Drivers are reminded to slow down and be cautious.

 What you can expect from us

January 17, 2018 - 4:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

4TH AVE S NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT 20TH ST E
(sanitary lining)
Start: January 18, 9:00 a.m. End: January 18, 3:00 p.m.

SPADINA CRES E SB LANES CLOSED AT 20TH ST E
(sanitary lining)
Start: January 18, 9:00 a.m. End: January 18, 3:00 p.m.

January 17, 2018 - 3:00pm

Today, the City of Saskatoon provided the second in a series of operational updates on the City’s Plan for Growth projects.  Standing outside a Transit Village Stakeholder Workshop, Mayor Charlie Clark and Director of Planning & Development, Lesley Anderson, emphasized the important role the Plan for Growth is playing in preparing Saskatoon to meet the future needs of a city of 500,000.

January 17, 2018 - 10:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

20TH ST W EB & WB LANES CLOSED FROM AVE H S TO AVE G S
(valve repairs)
Start: January 17, 8:30 a.m. End: January 17, 10:30 p.m.

IDYLWYLD DR N NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM 52ND ST E TO 53RD ST E
(overhead sign replacement)
Start: January 17, 9:00 a.m. End: January 17, 3:00 p.m.

January 16, 2018 - 3:00pm

20th Street west at the intersection of Avenue G to Avenue H will be closed for water valve repair work on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Construction is scheduled to take one day to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.   

 What you can expect from us

January 16, 2018 - 11:00am

Today, the City of Saskatoon is starting a public conversation on climate change. A climate action plan is currently under development, which will focus on the actions and investments that are necessary to meet our community’s greenhouse gas reduction targets, as well as examine how taking action on climate change can lead to financial, social, and environmental benefits.

January 16, 2018 - 10:00am

In light of current events in Hawaii, Saskatoon Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) officials reassure notifynow remains a locally-controlled and reliable mass-alert system.

“What happened in Hawaii Saturday has many people wondering if they can trust the information they get from notifynow,” says EMO Coordinator, Deb Davies.  “The short answer is: absolutely.”

Davies reminds everyone of some key facts:

January 16, 2018 - 8:17am

From October to December 2017, the City of Saskatoon and HDR Corporation launched the first round of conversations with the community around the future transit system based around bus rapid transit (BRT). Over the course of the three months, over 976 stakeholders were engaged through: an online survey, stakeholder workshops, open house, and one-on-one meetings. Presentations, display boards, concepts and maps gave participants a chance to envision a transit system that will meet the future needs of a city of half a million.

January 16, 2018 - 8:00am

From the January 8, 2018 Meeting

6.1 An Overview of Municipal Development Corporations

Decision

The Committee will forward the report to City Council for information and will advise City Council that the Administration has been requested to report further on:

January 15, 2018 - 4:33pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

1ST AVE N NB & EB LANES CLOSED AT 46TH ST E
(manhole repairs)
Start: January 16, 10:00 a.m. End: January 16, 2:00 p.m.

ONGOING

January 15, 2018 - 3:00pm

20th Street west at the intersection of Avenue G to Avenue H will be closed for water valve repair work on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Construction is scheduled to take one day to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.   

 What you can expect from us

January 15, 2018 - 2:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

ONGOING

CENTRAL AVE SB LANES CLOSED FROM KONIHOWSKI RD TO FEDORUK DR
(roadway construction)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the NB lanes.
Start: November 6, 2017, 7:00 a.m. End: October 1, 5:00 p.m.

All restrictions will be lifted as indicated, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

January 12, 2018 - 4:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

IDYLWYLD DR N NB LANES CLOSED FROM 45TH ST E TO 54TH ST E
(guide sign replacement)
Start: January 14, 4:00 a.m. End: January 14, 10:00 a.m.

21ST ST E EB & WB LANES CLOSED FROM 4TH AVE S TO SPADINA CRES E
(water main repairs)
Start: January 14, 8:00 a.m. End: January 14, 10:00 p.m.

January 12, 2018 - 3:00pm

A section of Idylwyld Drive North will be closed on Sunday morning, January 14, 2018, to allow for overhead guide sign replacement.  Work is expected to be complete by noon, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.  

 What you can expect from us

January 12, 2018 - 3:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

21ST ST E CLOSED FROM 4TH AVE S TO SPADINA CRES E
(water main repairs)
Start: January 12, 1:00 p.m. End: January 12, 2:00 p.m.

ONGOING

3RD AVE N NB CLOSED FROM 22ND ST E TO 24TH ST E
(water main repair)
Start: January 11, 9:00 a.m. End: January 12, 4:00 p.m.

January 11, 2018 - 3:00pm

Until further notice, the Water Security Agency (WSA) has issued a “Do Not Use” notice for a small number of homes in the Aspen Ridge neighbourhood.

“I want to stress that residential water has tested clean, but hydrocarbons have been detected in some hydrants in the area,” says Angela Gardiner, Acting General Manager of Transportation and Utilities. “For this reason – the hydrocarbons in some hydrants – the WSA has ordered the water supply can’t be used for personal contact at 19 addresses in Aspen Ridge.”

January 10, 2018 - 7:16pm

From the January 8, 2018 Meeting

7.1.1 Aboriginal Engagement and Inclusion – Naming Process

Decision

The Committee will forward the report to City Council, and recommend that the Administration further pursue modifying the naming policy to include non-surnames as submissions.

Background

January 10, 2018 - 4:02pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

WANUSKEWIN RD NB LANES CLOSED FROM 71ST ST E TO HIGHWAY 11
(geotechnical investigation)
Start: January 11, 9:00 a.m. End: January 11, 10:00 a.m.

IDYLWYLD DR N NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 52ND ST E TO 53RD ST E
(overhead sign installation)
Start: January 11, 9:00 a.m. End: January 11, 3:00 p.m.

January 10, 2018 - 3:00pm

Water valve repair work will limit access to the intersection at 3rd Avenue and 23rd Street East, starting Thursday, January 11, 2018. Construction is scheduled to take two days to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.

 What you can expect from us

January 10, 2018 - 11:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

CENTRAL AVE SB LANES CLOSED FROM 111TH ST W TO 112TH ST W
(crane lift)
Start: January 10, 9:00 a.m. End: January 10, 11:00 a.m.

IDYLWYLD DR N NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM 52ND ST E TO 53RD ST E
(overhead sign replacement)
Start: January 10, 9:00 a.m. End: January 10, 3:00 p.m.

January 9, 2018 - 3:00pm

With freezing rain and snow in the forecast, Roadways crews will be out treating potential icy areas.  Trucks will salt and sand priority roads and high-traffic intersections throughout the afternoon and evening.

As the mixed precipitation and blowing snow may – at times – create poor driving conditions, drivers are reminded to be cautious on overpasses and bridges or high-traffic roads like Circle Drive.  Roadways can remain icy in these conditions despite continued sanding and salting efforts.

What you can expect:

January 9, 2018 - 11:57am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

CIRCLE DR W NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM AIRPORT DR TO 33RD ST W
(streetlight repairs)
Start: January 9, 9:00 a.m. End: January 9, 3:00 p.m.

ONGOING

IDYLWYLD DR N SB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 46TH ST W TO 46TH ST E
(sign structure replacement)
Start: January 8, 9:00 a.m. End: January 11, 3:00 p.m.

January 8, 2018 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

COLLEGE DR WB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED AT MCKERCHER DR
(wall pack repairs)
Start: January 8, 9:00 a.m. End: January 8, 12:00 p.m.

IDYLWYLD DR N SB CENTRE & CURB LANES CLOSED AT 46TH ST W
(sign structure replacement)
Start: January 8, 9:00 a.m. End: January 11, 3:00 p.m.

January 5, 2018 - 4:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

ONGOING

CENTRAL AVE SB LANES CLOSED FROM KONIHOWSKI RD TO FEDORUK DR
(roadway construction)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the NB lanes.
Start: November 6, 2017, 7:00 a.m. End: October 1, 5:00 p.m.

All restrictions will be lifted as indicated, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

January 5, 2018 - 3:00pm

From the December 18, 2017 Regular Meeting of City Council

8.1.2 Neighbourhood Level Infill Development Strategy – Three - and – Four – Unit Dwellings

Decision

*City Council received the information.

Background

January 5, 2018 - 11:33am

Now that the weather is warming up, so are the winter activities and events around the city. Residents are encouraged to warm up to winter with opportunities to get outside, get together, and get involved over the next few months.

“This is a chance for residents and visitors to embrace winter, and the many opportunities we have to enjoy the season,” says Brenda Wallace, Director of Environmental & Corporate Initiatives. “Events like the annual Nutrien Wintershines Festival in a few weeks or the new Crokicurl game next week, are part of the wintertime fun.”

January 5, 2018 - 9:40am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

ONGOING

CENTRAL AVE SB LANES CLOSED FROM KONIHOWSKI RD TO FEDORUK DR
(roadway construction)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the NB lanes.
Start: November 6, 2017, 7:00 a.m. End: October 1, 5:00 p.m.

All restrictions will be lifted as indicated, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

January 4, 2018 - 3:00pm

From the December 11, 2017 Meeting

7.2.1 Proposed Memorandum of Understanding with the Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research and the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

Decision

January 4, 2018 - 1:41pm

From the December 5, 2017 Meeting

6.1.1 Saskatoon Accessibility Advisory Committee – Complete Streets Design and Policy Guide

Decision

*The Committee received the information and passed a recommendation that the Administration engage the Saskatoon Accessibility Advisory Committee in future stakeholder discussion related to the Complete Streets Design and Policy Guide.  

January 4, 2018 - 11:25am

Starting January 7, slight timing adjustments will be made to Saskatoon Transit routes and schedules to help improve service.  The following routes will be affected:

January 4, 2018 - 7:00am

Starting Thursday, January 4, 2018, crews will begin pruning trees on civic property in the Holiday Park and Dundonald neighbourhoods as part of the City’s overall boulevard tree maintenance program.  Crews will also be pruning trees under high voltage power lines in various locations throughout the city starting later in the month.

January 3, 2018 - 3:30pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

ONGOING

CENTRAL AVE SB LANES CLOSED FROM KONIHOWSKI RD TO FEDORUK DR
(roadway construction)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the NB lanes.
Start: November 6, 2017, 7:00 a.m. End: October 1, 5:00 p.m.

All restrictions will be lifted as indicated, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

January 3, 2018 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

ONGOING

CENTRAL AVE SB LANES CLOSED FROM KONIHOWSKI RD TO FEDORUK DR
(roadway construction)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the NB lanes.
Start: November 6, 2017, 7:00 a.m. End: October 1, 5:00 p.m.

All restrictions will be lifted as indicated, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

January 2, 2018 - 3:00pm

Starting January 2, 2018, the City of Saskatoon will mail Assessment Notices to those property owners in Saskatoon who require them (not all residents will receive a new Assessment Notice in the mail this year).

January 2, 2018 - 9:00am

From the December 5, 2017 Meeting

7.1.1 Green Infrastructure Strategy- Update

Decision

*The Committee accepted the recommendation to receive the information.

Background

December 29, 2017 - 4:26pm

From the December 4, 2017 Meeting

7.2.4 Municipal Asset Management Program Grant

Decision

*The Committee will recommend to City Council:

December 29, 2017 - 4:06pm

From the December 4, 2017 Meeting

7.2.1 Neighbourhood Level Infill Development Strategy – Three-and-Four-Unit Dwellings per Corner Site

Decision

December 29, 2017 - 4:02pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

33RD ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM IDYLWYLD DR N TO ALBERTA AVE
(directional boring)
Start: January 2, 9:00 a.m. End: January 2, 12:00 p.m.

ONGOING

December 29, 2017 - 4:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

ONGOING

CENTRAL AVE SB LANES CLOSED FROM KONIHOWSKI RD TO FEDORUK DR
(roadway construction)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the NB lanes.
Start: November 6, 7:00 a.m. End: October 1, 5:00 p.m.

All restrictions will be lifted as indicated, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

December 29, 2017 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

CLARENCE AVE NB LANES CLOSED FROM UNIVERSITY DR TO COLLEGE DR
(valve repair)
Start: December 29, 8:00 a.m. End: December 29, 5:00 p.m.

ONGOING

December 28, 2017 - 4:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

ONGOING

CENTRAL AVE SB LANES CLOSED FROM KONIHOWSKI RD TO FEDORUK DR
(roadway construction)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the NB lanes.
Start: November 6, 7:00 a.m. End: October 1, 5:00 p.m.

All restrictions will be lifted as indicated, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

December 27, 2017 - 3:00pm

The following rate and fee changes are effective January 1, 2018, unless otherwise stated:

SERVICES FOR RESIDENTS

Animal Services – Pet Licenses (effective February 1, 2018)

Cats:   Spayed/Neutered: $16.50 (no change)  

Non-Spayed/Neutered: $33.00 (no change)

Juvenile (under 1 year): $16.50 (no change)

Dogs:  Spayed/Neutered: $28.00 (no change)

            Non-Spayed/Neutered: $56.00 (no change)

            Juvenile (under 1 year): $28.00 (no change)

December 27, 2017 - 9:16am

The following are the hours of Civic Services and Facilities for Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day on Monday December 25th, 2017, Tuesday December 26th, 2017 and Monday January 1st, 2018 respectively.

City Hall will be closed.

December 26, 2017 - 10:36am

Residents are reminded that the City’s pay parking stations will require payment today, December 26, 2017.

Public parking in the Downtown, Broadway, Riversdale, River Landing, and Sutherland areas, as well as streets adjacent to St. Paul’s and Saskatoon City Hospitals are metered from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Saturday.  Payment is not required outside these hours, on Sundays, or on statutory holidays as outlined below:

Statutory Holiday               Date

Christmas Day                      Monday, December 25, 2017

December 26, 2017 - 9:00am

Every year the City provides temporary drop-off sites for natural Christmas trees so they can be recycled at the City’s Compost Depot. Residents are encouraged to drop off live Christmas trees at one of six conveniently located sites from December 26, 2017 to January 31, 2018:

December 26, 2017 - 8:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

ONGOING

CENTRAL AVE SB LANES CLOSED FROM KONIHOWSKI RD TO FEDORUK DR
(roadway construction)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the NB lanes.
Start: November 6, 7:00 a.m. End: October 1, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

All restrictions will be lifted as indicated, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

December 22, 2017 - 4:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

ONGOING

CENTRAL AVE SB LANES CLOSED FROM KONIHOWSKI RD TO FEDORUK DR
(roadway construction)
Two-way traffic will be accommodated in the NB lanes.
Start: November 6, 7:00 a.m. End: October 1, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

All restrictions will be lifted as indicated, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

December 22, 2017 - 3:00pm

The City reminds residents the new Building Bylaw No. 9455 (bylaw) will come into effect starting Monday, January 1, 2018.

The new bylaw was approved by City Council on May 23, 2017, and provides a platform to better serve customers by enhancing program transparency and clarifying building permit application requirements and permitting conditions. 

“It’s business as usual, just better,” says Director of Building Standards, Kara Fagnou.  “We have consolidated and improved our information to capture all key aspects of the building process into the bylaw.”

December 22, 2017 - 1:00pm

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