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.
City Council is working to build a successful city. We want residents to know that we are looking for every means possible to be as cost-effective and efficient as possible – how we can do more and better, for less money.
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.
Below are some of the highlights from October Council and committee meetings. Full agendas can be found at saskatoon.ca/meeting.
This is a moment when our citizens are looking to us as leaders to sit down and problem solve, to have honest and direct discussions to find answers to the tough issues we face. This is what I try to do in my role as Mayor every day and we need to do as a country right now.
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.
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...
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.
05SEPT 2019City Council HighlightsBelow are some of the highlights from the August Council and Committee meetings. Full reporting can always be viewed at saskatoon.ca/meeting. Low Emissions Community Plan This month City Council took positive steps forward with the...
22AUG 2019Getting the Basics RightFive years ago I remember having residents call me feeling embarrassed when they had visitors come to town because of the state of our roads and sidewalks. I remember summers as a City Councillor that were consumed by conversations...