2020-21 Budget

02DEC 20192020-21 BudgetMuch of the focus during budget time is on the tax increase. This is important, as it has an impact on every resident in the community. I am proud that this year we will bring in the lowest property tax increase in over a decade.But there is...

Mayor Clark in Ottawa for Western Economic Solutions Task Force; Meets with Prime Minister Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Freeland

Mayor Charlie Clark was in Ottawa yesterday for the first meeting of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities – Western Economic Solutions Task Force (WEST). While there, he also participated in a roundtable meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and municipal leaders from across the country.

Tackling the lead waterline challenge

If you spent some time this summer driving or biking through City Park or Riversdale, you probably hit some roadblocks and detours. Block after block of roadway was closed so that the streets, sidewalks, and water mains could be reconstructed. Another improvement made during this time was that the hundred-year-old lead water lines from the water main to people’s houses were being replaced.

Safety and the Well-Being of Our Community

It is becoming clear we have a growing crisis in our community. People are dying from drug-related violence and from overdoses. Families are being torn apart. Emergency responders are being stretched thin.

City Council Highlights, Sept 2019

03OCT 2019City Council HighlightsBelow are some of the highlights from the September Council and Committee meetings. Full reporting can always be viewed at saskatoon.ca/meeting. Farmers’ Market Update The City is seeking solutions that bring a market together with...

Report to the Community on the NACTO Conference

Earlier this week I was in Toronto for the NACTO Annual Conference, the National Association of City Transportation Officials. This is mostly an association of American cities, and it was the first time the conference was held outside the USA.

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