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City Council will review the 2019 Preliminary Business Plan and Budget on Monday, November 26, 27, and 28, 2018. Deliberation is set to take place from 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily in Council Chambers, with breaks to be called at approximately 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and 8:00 p.m.

November 23, 2018 - 4:24pm

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

NEW

8THS ST WB CURB LANE CLOSED AT PRESTON AVE
(drilling)
Start: November 26, 9:00 a.m. End: November 26, 11:30 a.m.

PRESTON AVE S SB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 8TH ST E TO 7TH ST E
(drilling)
Start: November 26, 1:00 p.m. End: November 26, 3:00 p.m.

ONGOING

November 23, 2018 - 3:00pm

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

ONGOING

QUEEN ST EB LANES CLOSED FROM 2ND AVE N TO 3RD AVE N
(craning)
Start: October 23, 7:00 a.m. End: November 30, 5:00 p.m.

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

November 23, 2018 - 11:00am

Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) for the PBR at SaskTel Centre on Friday, November 23, 2018 and Saturday, November 24, 2018 will be available at the following times:

Friday, November 23, 2018:

  • 6:15 p.m.
  • 6:45 p.m.
  • 7:15 p.m.

Saturday, November 24, 2018:

  • 6:15 p.m.
  • 6:45 p.m.
  • 7:15 p.m.

Post event drop-off is the downtown terminal.

November 23, 2018 - 6:00am

Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) for the PBR at SaskTel Centre on Friday, November 23, 2018, and Saturday, November 24, 2018, will be available at the following times:

Friday, November 23, 2018:

  • 6:15 p.m.
  • 6:45 p.m.
  • 7:15 p.m.

Saturday, November 24, 2018:

  • 6:15 p.m.
  • 6:45 p.m.
  • 7:15 p.m.

Post-event drop-off is the downtown terminal.

November 23, 2018 - 6:00am

The traffic light at Circle Drive and Avenue C North has been repaired and the traffic detour has been lifted. The light controlling Circle Drive westbound traffic was temporarily out of service following a vehicle collision earlier today.

City crews did not encounter any complications with the repair and no further issues with the signal are expected.

The City thanks drivers for their patience while this brief repair work was underway.

November 22, 2018 - 4:16pm

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

ONGOING

QUEEN ST EB LANES CLOSED FROM 2ND AVE N TO 3RD AVE N
(craning)
Start: October 23, 7:00 a.m. End: November 30, 5:00 p.m.

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

November 22, 2018 - 3:30pm

Drivers on Circle Drive westbound approaching Avenue C North are advised to expect delays and a traffic detour. A vehicle collision at this intersection has caused an outage of the light controlling Circle Drive westbound traffic.

City crews are onsite to repair equipment and traffic headed west on Circle Drive will be rerouted around this intersection until the repair is complete. Drivers travelling through this intersection in other directions should not experience any delay.

November 22, 2018 - 2:56pm

City Utility customers are reminded that it's a great time to switch over to the convenience of paperless eBill, especially with possible mail backlogs due to the Canada Post service disruption. By choosing paperless eBill now, you can avoid delays in receiving your utility bill and also in your payment reaching the City on time.

November 22, 2018 - 11:49am

The Winter Leisure Guide will be delivered to Saskatoon households on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, and can be picked up at any indoor Leisure Centre, Saskatoon Public Library location, or City Hall.  The guide will also be available online at Saskatoon.ca/leisureguide beginning Monday, November 26.

The Leisure Guide is Saskatoon’s go-to source for fitness programs, recreational activities, and arts and culture opportunities for all ages and abilities.

Highlights of the Winter (January 1 to March 31, 2019) Leisure Guide include:

November 22, 2018 - 9:00am

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

NEW

BROADWAY AVE NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM 6TH ST E TO 8TH ST E
(tree pruning)
Start: November 22, 9:00 a.m. End: November 22, 12:00 p.m.

TAYLOR ST E WB LANES CLOSED FROM BROADWAY AVE TO EASTLAKE AVE
(tree pruning)
Start: November 22, 9:00 a.m. End: November 22, 1:00 p.m.

November 21, 2018 - 3:00pm

Queen Street between 4th and 5th streets will be closed for water line maintenance on Thursday, November 22, starting at 9 a.m. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Road users can expect road closure will add a few minutes to daily commutes. They’re encouraged to use King Street as a detour route and to allow extra time for their commute.

November 21, 2018 - 9:45am

In 1998, the Saskatoon Fire Department, in partnership with Public Health Services Saskatoon, launched a needle pick-up program. Over the past 20 years hundreds of thousands of discarded needles have been collected through the program, contributing to the safety and cleanliness of Saskatoon’s public spaces; close to 7,500 of which have been picked-up by Firefighters in 2018 alone.

November 20, 2018 - 4:00pm

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

NEW

CIRCLE DR NB CURB LANE CLOSED EAST OF GORDIE HOWE BRIDGE
(manhole access)
Start: November 21, 9:00 a.m. End: November 21, 2:00 p.m.

ONGOING

2ND AVE N SB PARKING & CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 24TH ST E TO 23RD ST E
(coring in manhole)
Start: November 20, 7:00 a.m. End: November 21, 6:00 p.m.

November 20, 2018 - 3:00pm

In addition to a new city-wide organics program, single-family households with curbside collection service will now have a choice in the size and cost of their waste carts. City Council voted in favour of implementing a variable rate waste utility. The previously approved city-wide organics program will be funded from property tax. Both programs are expected to launch in 2020.

November 19, 2018 - 5:42pm

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