Councillor Cynthia Block hopes to see you at the next Coffee with your Councillor, a come ‘n go event, and an opportunity to meet in person to discuss civic issues that matter to you. Sunday, December 8th, 2019 D’Lish by Tish Café 3pm – 4:30pm.
A number of “come and go” style open houses will be held near Saskatoon’s Residential Parking Permit zones. Proposed amendments to the current program will be presented. Attendees are encouraged to provide feedback on potential options for amendments.
Varsity View Zone Emmanuel Anglican Church 609 Dufferin Avenue Thursday, November 28th 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Members of the public can provide feedback on proposed amendments to the Residential Parking Program by filling out this online survey. The survey will be open for submissions until Friday, December 13th at 5:00 p.m.
Do You Know the City’s Regulations Around ‘Parking for Rent’?
Through the Varsity View Local Area Plan (LAP) process, residents noted concerns about residential properties in the northeast portion of the neighbourhood renting out off-street parking spaces to non-residents, which they felt unnecessarily increased commuter traffic flow on local streets and contributed to poor aesthetics in the neighbourhood.
Rental of parking to non-residents on residential property for compensation is not permitted as per the City of Saskatoon (City) Zoning Bylaw No. 8770. To ensure that residential property owners are aware of the regulations and bylaws that apply to rental of parking on their properties, information was distributed to the residential properties in the northeast portion of the neighbourhood, as per Varsity View LAP Recommendation 5.5 – ‘Parking for Rent’ Notification.
For more information and to view the Varsity View LAP online, visit saskatoon.ca/lap.
Making a Bylaw Complaint with the City Residents can make a bylaw complaint to the City’s Bylaw Compliance Section by phone at 306-657-8766, by email at email@example.com, or on the City’s website at saskatoon.ca/webform/report-bylaw-infraction. All complaints received are kept confidential. All concerns are investigated and can take varying lengths of time to resolve due to the enforcement process.
RE: Declutter your gutter! Fall street sweeping starts October 15
The annual Fall Street Sweeping program starts Tuesday, October 15. Cleaning up leaves in the fall prevents them from collecting in gutters causing flooding in the spring.
Only the leafiest streets within the following neighbourhoods will be swept: Buena Vista, Caswell Hill, City Park, Exhibition, Holiday Park, King George, Mayfair, Nutana, Riversdale and Varsity View.
Check out the area maps at saskatoon.ca/sweepto see which streets are included. Note: the schedule is different this year and there are no neighbourhoods where every road is swept.
Watch for the yellow No Parking signs and move vehicles off the street by 7 a.m. on your sweeping day. Tickets and towing will occur so we can access the full curb lane.
How can I prepare?
Clean up leaves that can blow onto the street. Please do not push or blow leaves onto the street.This is illegal and residents may receive a Bylaw Notice. Excess leaves can delay the cleaning schedule or even cause the entire street to be skipped.
Place yard clippings in your City of Saskatoon green cart or consider taking them to one of the City’s compost depots for free. Learn more at saskatoon.ca/compost.
Find your area sweeping sweeping schedule at saskatoon.ca/sweep. Stay up to date with the City of Saskatoon Service Alerts for any unexpected changes that may affect the sweeping schedule.
COME-AND-GO INFORMATION SESSION Proposed Rezoning by Agreement – 301 Clarence Ave N Applicant: Axbridge Construction Corporation Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Location: Brunskill School Library – 101 Wiggins Avenue
A come-and-go public information session regarding the proposed rezoning by Agreement of 301 Clarence Avenue North will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019, in the Brunskill School Library.
The site is currently zoned R2 District and provides for residential development in the form of one and two-unit dwellings as well as related community uses. The proposed rezoning by Agreement would provide for a three-storey building with four separate dwelling units in the style of brownstone townhouses as shown in the image below. The development would also provide nine on-site parking spaces. A site plan for the development has been included on the back of this page. A rezoning by Agreement is proposed to ensure that only the specific development proposal put forward by the applicant could be constructed.
Representatives of the City of Saskatoon and the applicants will be available at this come-and-go information session to discuss the proposed development, the review process, and receive comments on the proposal. Site plans, renderings, and elevations will be available for viewing.
For more information, please contact: Jonathan Derworiz Planner Planning & Development City of Saskatoon 222 Third Avenue North, S7K 0J5 firstname.lastname@example.org Ph: (306) 986-0902 Fax: (306) 975-7712
FREE one-day event to inspire girls ages 10-14 to live healthy, active
lives. Physical activities facilitated by qualified instructors. Shaw Centre
Nov 8 F 09:00 AM-04:00 PM. (Registration Code: SC4314-01)
Taking to the Court
FREE one-day event for boys ages 10 to 14 to get active and learn and
practice a mix of sports. Snacks and lunch provided. Cosmo Civic Centre Nov 8 F
09:00 AM-04:00 PM (Registration Code: CD4366-01)
Drop N’ Shop
6-12 yrs. This holiday
season entrust your children with certified leaders who will supervise a number
of child-friendly activities including arts and crafts, giving you the
opportunity to get away and get your shopping done! All programs FREE.
Lawson Civic Centre Dec 7 Sa 01:00 PM-04:00 PM (Registration Code: CD4627-02)
Lakewood Civic Centre Dec
14 & 21 Sa 01:00 PM-04:00 PM (Registration Code CD4627-01)
Shaw Centre Dec 22 Su 01:00
PM-04:00 PM (Registration Code: CD4627-03)
The City of Saskatoon is looking for feedback in drawing the upcoming Municipal Ward Boundary Lines.
The ward you live in may be changing. Tell us what’s important to you! Saskatoon residents, you’re invited to share your comments on three new ward boundary options developed by the Saskatoon Municipal Wards Commission. Read more here: https://bit.ly/2NyOtby
Ward. Noun. A geographical area represented by a member of City Council. There are 10 wards in Saskatoon, and some ward boundaries are changing in preparation for Saskatoon’s Civic Elections 2020. View three new boundary options and tell us what’s important to you. We hope to hear from you! Have your say at saskatoon.ca/engage/municipal-wards-boundary-review.
Ward boundaries are changing and three new ward boundary options are now ready for your review. You’re invited to meet the Municipal Wards Commission and weigh in on their proposed changes. Stop by City Hall, Committee Room ‘E’ on September 25, 2019 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Tell us what’s most important to you about the ward # you live in. Or, take the survey now at saskatoon.ca/engage/municipal-wards-boundary-review.
Residential Parking Program Review Varsity View Open House
The City established the Residential Parking Program (RPP) Bylaw in 1999 in response to parking concerns in residential areas that experience significant on-street parking congestion. The program designates certain streets as Residential Parking Zones which limit non-resident parking to a short period of time.
With the rapid growth of the
city in recent years, demand for on-street parking has increased. A comprehensive review of the RPP is
required to identify revisions to the bylaw that will better address current
needs and pressures.
We invite you to provide your input in the following ways: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4 to 8 p.m. Albert Community Centre, 610 Clarence Ave. S. Come & Go Format
At the City Council meeting on April 29, 2019, City Administration will be presenting reports on the Bus Rapid Transit system as well as the Downtown Active Transportation Network.
On April 29, after over three years of technical work and public engagement, Saskatoon City Council will receive routing reports and recommendations on Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and the Downtown Active Transportation (AT) Network. The BRT system and Downtown AT Network are key components of the City’s Plan for Growth, supporting corridor growth and economic development by improving the mobility of current and future residents. They enable viable options to automobile travel, helping the City with sustainability, climate and population growth challenges that are becoming increasingly important to address.
Household Hazardous Waste Days Spring has sprung, and as residents begin their spring clean-up and purge, we urge them to put their waste in the right place. This includes disposing of their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) material safely, and keeping it out of the landfill and other waste streams.
The City of Saskatoon and GFL Environmental are hosting Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Drop-off Days at a new location for the 2019 season, starting Sunday, April 7.
2019 Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Days April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 11, September 8, October 6, November 3 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
NEW LOCATION: City of Saskatoon Civic Operations Centre 57 Valley Road (see map)
WHEN: Saturday June 8, 2019, 8:30am WHERE: Brunskill School Parking lot (101 Wiggins Avenue) WHAT: empty out your garage, basement, storage room, or backyard; or shed! Bring your items to the large garbage bins that will be in the Brunskill school parking lot for disposal!
This is the event at which each year the same half dozen committed volunteers donate their Saturday morning to removing trash (think sodden couches), fire hazards (tree and bush clippings piled against wooden garages) and junk (the odd stove or three) from our neighbourhood back alleys.
You can help in two ways: 1) Bring your own junk to the dumpsters that will be parked at the back of Brunskill school on the morning of June 8th, 8:30 to 11:30 am (please do not use the small school dumpsters – you will get me in trouble) or, 2) join us as a volunteer – just show up at the parking lot behind Brunskill by 9 am. You get an extra donut if you bring your own truck.
Drop in for winter games and activities! FREE! Saturdays and Sundays February 9 to March 9, 2019 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Greystone Heights Rec Unit, 2711 Main Street Holliston Rec Unit, 1511 Louise Avenue Westmount Rec Unit, 306 Avenue L North Massey Place Rec Unit, 3110 Massey Place Heated warm-up recreation unit at each location.
Learn to Skate FREE! Participants must bring their own sites and CSA approved winter helmets. Children under the age of six must be accompanied by an adult or responsible care giver.
Lawson Heights, 748 Redberry Road, Saturdays 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Holliston, 1151 Louise Avenue, Saturdays 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM Montgomery, 3229 Caen Street, Sundays 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Greystone Heights, 2711 Main Street, Sundays 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM Massey, 3110 Massey Place, Sundays 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
For more information, call 306-975-3378 Activities will be cancelled if the temperature reaches -25 degrees C or below with the the windchill or due to adverse ice conditions.