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NEWS & UPDATES

Important garbage-related update for Avalon

On March 21 and 22, scheduled back lane garbage collection wasn’t possible for several neighbourhoods due to the wind and snow conditions. In order to “catch up” on these missed collections, the City will attempt to collect that garbage from the back lanes tomorrow,...

Monday’s Meeting

Here's what's coming up for Monday's City Council meeting: Council Agenda In BriefFor March 4, 2013  2013 Snow Melt Management (p32; att. p51) City Council will be asked to: Receive the information on the Infrastructure Services Department's preparations for the 2013...

Summer Update

Hi there, Happy summer! I hope it’s treating you well. Although Council’s meeting schedule is reduced in the summer months, there are still a few items to report to you. Turboexpander At July’s Council meeting a Green Loan($2.25 M) was approved for the completion of...

Saskatoon’s Streets

You may find this hard to believe, but Saskatoon recently won an award for a road-building program. Here's the proof: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd2Og0Tru5w&list=UURieNjAkS3RtqD1XJZ0bFqQ&index=1&feature=plcp] A recent survey indicates that roads are...

Bike n’ Blog Helmet Cam

Last week I participated in Bike n' Blog 2012, and initiative organized by In Motion. It was a fun but challenging week of non-stop biking. Here's the helmet-cam footage from one day of commuting. Thanks to all the volunteers who assisted with this project!...

Council Update

Hello everyone, My apologies for the long delay between updates. Here is a quick overview of some of the items on Council’s agenda. Recycling: We’ve been talking a lot recently about recycling for both single-family homes and multi-unit dwellings. Council has approved...

Biking and Blogging

I'm one of the participants in a Bike and Blog project being coordinated by In Motion. The challenge is to get around by bike all week and to blog our adventures and observations. Check it out...

Recycling News

Some news on the recycling front: the city's administration is recommending that the city-wide curbside recycling contract be awarded to Loraas Recycle, as they had the highest score in RFP process and met the prescribed affordability criteria. The tentative...

Ward 7 Update – April 8, 2012

Hi all - hope you enjoyed the long weekend. Here is a quick update on recent council decisions and neighbourhood issues. New School Zone The Alerces Spanish Bilingual School will be moving into St. Martins United Church at the corner of Wilson and Clarence, and as a...