The City of Saskatoon is undertaking the design of the permanent closure of 14th Street East between Lansdowne Avenue and Temperance Street. This connection was recommended for closure through the Nutana Neighbourhood Traffic Review which was conducted in 2014 and adopted by Council in May 2015. The closure was installed temporarily in 2016. The permanent closure has been approved by City Council.
Thank you to everyone that has provided input so far. We received your feedback via the design charrette (September 2017), and multiple stakeholder working group meetings (Spring and Summer 2018). We considered all of the concerns and feedback as we developed designs for the permanent closure options.
The proposed design for the 14th Street permanent closure has been posted to Saskatoon.ca/ntr and will be discussed at the Teams Live meeting. We would appreciate the opportunity to get your thoughts on the design. There are two ways to participate and provide us with your feedback:
Microsoft Teams Live Event Thursday, September 17th, 8:30 pm Link to the meeting is available at Saskatoon.ca/ntr You do not need to download the app to participate.
Project Information: Saskatoon.ca/ntr Go to www.saskatoon.ca/ntr Click on the 2014 accordion Details for the meeting will be shown under the Nutana heading
Next Steps FALL 2020: Finalize design. WINTER 2021: Tender contract. SPRING/SUMMER 2021: Construct permanent closure.
The City will be installing new water mains on Clarence Avenue between 8th Street and College Drive starting Monday, June 22 at 7:00 a.m. This work is expected to take about 5 months to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. Detours will be in place guiding motorists around the construction zone while this work is underway.
Phase 1– Clarence Avenue from 8th Street East to 12th Street East – beginning June 22 for approximately 4 weeks. Phase 2– Clarence Avenue from 12th Street East to Colony Street – approximately 5 weeks. Phase 3 – Clarence Avenue from Colony Street to College Drive – approximately 6 weeks. Phase 4 – Temperance Street from Munroe Avenue to Wiggins Avenue – approximately 7 weeks.
For more information on the Clarence Avenue Water Main Replacement Project, please visit saskatoon.ca/watermain.
In the 2020 construction season (May – October), an important water main construction project will occur on Clarence Avenue from College Drive to 8th Street East and on Aird Street from Clarence Avenue to Munroe Avenue. A letter was recently sent to those residents adjacent to the work area notifying them about this upcoming project.
The project occurring next construction season on Clarence Avenue and Aird Street is still in the planning stages so information is limited at this time. In the meantime, until more information becomes available we recommend that community members sign up to receive project updates prior to and during this project. To sign up, email the City at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your name, address and contact information.
The replacement of older water mains and the lead service lines (lead pipes) that deliver the water services into homes in Saskatoon’s most established neighbourhoods is a priority for the City. In 2017, the City committed to removing all lead pipes by the end 2026.
The water main and lead pipe replacement project scheduled to occur in your neighbourhood next construction season will include the following infrastructure improvements: • Replacement of 780m of water main • Replacement of 48 lead pipe • Restoration of roadways, resulting in smooth, ‘like new’ road surface • Rehabilitation of sidewalks.
Over the next several months, the City will provide opportunities for residents to learn more about this important infrastructure project: • For all residents who have lead pipes, a City representative will be in touch with you over the next couple of weeks to discuss the details and anticipated impacts of this work. • In early 2020, an information session will be held in your neighbourhood where you will have an opportunity to learn more about the project and ask any questions you may have. • Prior to construction beginning, you will receive a construction notice with important information about the project.
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.
On Sunday, September 16th, 2018, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Broadway Avenue, celebrate the magic of reading at the annual Word on the Street Festival in Saskatoon! Participate in numerous author readings, discussions and activities, and shop in a vibrant Exhibitor Marketplace. Choose to eat al fresco from selections by our outdoor food vendors, or enjoy one of the many fine restaurants on Broadway. There’s plenty to see and do for the entire family!
Residents of the Nutana neighbourhood are invited to participate in a design charrette to discuss options for the public space created by the closure of 14th Street between Temperance Street and Lansdowne Avenue (next to D’lish Cafe). The meeting will be jointly hosted by the City of Saskatoon, Transportation and Urban Design Divisions.
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Starting at 1:00 pm
Please join us to discuss your ideas for this new public space. The meeting will be held in the public space, just outside of D’lish Cafe.
Please send comments to:
Nathalie Baudais, Transportation Engineer
Transportation & Utilities Department, City of Saskatoon
Just a short notice that the street closure in front of D’lish (known as the Temperance Street Parklet) is having a potluck at 6 pm on Thursday Sept 7.
Bring a chair, your neighbours and your potluck!
All are welcome.
Albert Recreation Unit – 13th Street and Clarence Avenue Big Plans for a Little Park
Changes are scheduled to begin this fall as the City of Saskatoon will be replacing four of the play structures. Funding for this part of the park rehab is courtesy of a federal Canada 150 grant. This will improve the park on both the north and south sides of the fenceline with the removal of the extremely well-used wooden play structures.
Fundraising continues towards further redevelopment of the park. Through various grants, fundraising events, and donations from residents we have raised well over $100,000. Thank you to all those who have helped support our neighbourhood project. To donate please visit https://nutana.ca/about-our-fundraising-for-the-albert-rec-unit/ .
The scope of further improvements, primarily on the south side of the fence, will be dictated by the total funds raised by early 2018. These further improvements include many features including more equipment, green landscaping and contouring, new play features, a riding/running loop, a tiny toboggan hill and a 3 on 3 basketball court. The current timeline is to complete all phases of construction before 2018 splash pool season. Thank you to Jim Siemens (Oxbow Architecture) and Chris Popplewell (Strata Developments) for their professional assistance.
A fundraising event for the Albert Rec Unit park rejuvenation.
Hosted by the Nutana Community Association
Special guests: The Local Group
Live music, wine, appetizers, silent auction and some good company.
NOTE DATE CHANGE! Date: Friday, November 18, 2016; 7:00 – 11:00 PM Location: Cosmo Seniors Centre, 614 11th Street East, just off Broadway Avenue
Albert Rec Unit OPEN HOUSE: Public Information Meeting
Please come and check out the big plans for the Albert Rec Unit park rejuvenation. The planning is nearly done and once all approvals are finalized, construction is tentatively slated for 2017.
The public information meeting is to meet with the community to gather comments and feedback regarding the park rejuvenation. This meeting will provide an opportunity to discuss the park and hear from local residents and park users.
Hosted by the Nutana Community Association and the City of Saskatoon
Time: Thursday, November 3, 2016; 7:00 – 9:00 PM Location: Albert Community Centre Loft, 610 Clarence Ave South
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: Door-to-Door Canvassing Blitz
The planning for Albert Rec Unit is nearly done and construction is slated for Spring 2017, but we still need community donations to make this little park a big success.
Come and help us fundraise door-to-door in the Nutana neighbourhood!
When: Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:00 am Where: Brainsport Community Room (616 10th Street East) for orientation; on the streets by 10:00 am. ‘Debrief’ at Amigo’s back room by 4:45 pm.
The Nutana Community Association will be hosting a candidates’ forum on Thursday, October 13th, 7:00 pm in the gymnasium of Nutana Collegiate (corner of Victoria Avenue and 11th Street).
With 7 people declaring their intentions to run in Ward 6, it should be a very informative and interesting evening.
Current candidates as of Thursday September 22, 2016:
Election Day for the 2016 municipal and School Board elections is Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Polling stations will be open on that day from 8 am and 8 pm.
For more information about voter eligibility, where and when to vote, voter identification and other topics of importance to voters, please visit the City of Saskatoon site. The published 2016 Saskatoon Civic Elections Voters’ Guide will be sent to all households in Saskatoon as an insert with Bridges the week ending October 9 prior to the election. Voters’ Guides will also be made available at the Info Desk in the lobby of City Hall, and at all Saskatoon Public Library Locations.
City of Saskatoon Ward 6 polling station and map here.
IMPORTANT DONATION INFORMATION:
Please make cheques payable to: City of Saskatoon.
Mark the cheque with “Albert Rec Unit”.
Mail your donation to: Nutana Community Association,
c/o École Victoria School, 639 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK S7N 1B2
Want to know more details about what it’s all about? Download a PDF brochure here, or see the VVCA Projects page.
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