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The Chair will call the meeting to order on Treaty 6 Territory and the Traditional Homeland of the Métis People and confirm roll call. 

  • Recommendation

    That the agenda be confirmed as presented.

  • Recommendation

    ​That the minutes of the Regular Business Meeting of City Council held on April 26, 2023, be approved.

This is a standing item on the agenda in order to provide Council Members an opportunity to provide any public acknowledgements. 

  • Recommendation

    ​That the Committee recommendations contained in Items 8.1.1; 8.2.1 to 8.2.2; 8.3.1 to 8.3.2; 8.4.1 and 8.5.1 to 8.5.6 be adopted as one motion.

  • Recommendation
    1. That next steps for provision of a transit support workers program be considered through Option 4 – One City Approach Community Support Program be approved;
    2. That Saskatoon Transit participate in the review of the current Community Support Program Service Delivery Model alongside the Saskatoon Fire Department and Community Services; and,
    3. That Administration report back to the SPC Transportation on options with funding considerations for dedicated transit support workers patrolling terminals and stops and rotating through targeted bus routes as part of the report on the review of the current Community Support Program Service Delivery Model in advance of the 2024-25 Multi-Year Business Plan and Budget deliberations.
  • Recommendation
    1. That Capital Project P.02468 Active Transportation Plan Implementation be increased by $1,810,000 funded from Infrastructure Canada - Active Transportation Fund; and
    2. That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to execute the agreements from the Active Transportation Fund under the Corporate Seal.
  • Recommendation
    1. That tax abatements, totaling $1,012,572.00, for the various groups deemed eligible under the Recreation and Sport Tax Abatement Program, Assistance to Community Groups Social Services Program and the Culture Grant Program, be approved, as outlined in the May 3, 2023 report of the Community Services Division; and
    2. That the 2023 tax abatement for The Lighthouse Supported Living Inc, of $48,103.07, be subject to the receipt and assessment of the plan of action for 2023 from the Receiver for the Lighthouse Supported Living Inc.
  • Recommendation
    1. That the City Solicitor be requested to prepare and bring forward a bylaw to designate the property at 850 University Drive, as a Municipal Heritage Property under the provisions of The Heritage Property Act, with such designation limited to the exterior of the building;
    2. That the General Manager, Community Services Division, be requested to prepare the required notices for advertising the proposed designation; and
    3. That $2,500 be allocated from the Heritage Reserve Fund for supply and installation of a recognition plaque for the property.
  • Recommendation
    1. That Administration enter into an agreement with Elections Saskatchewan, including for technology, and information sharing to establish a voters list; and
    2. That voter information cards not be mailed to individuals on the voters list.
  • Recommendation

    That the funding strategy outlined in the report of the Transportation and Construction Division dated May 17, 2023 to complete financial closeout of Capital Project 1813 – Art Gallery of Saskatchewan and Capital Project 1814 – River Landing Parkade be approved.

  • Recommendation

    That Abdullah Qureshi be appointed as a civic representative to the Municipal Planning Commission to the end of 2025.

  • Recommendation

    That the following agency representatives be appointed to the Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee to the end of 2024:

    • Louis Aussant, Saskatchewan Association of Architects;
    • Lloyd Moker, Sutherland Business Improvement District.
  • Recommendation

    That Christine Anaka be appointed as a civic representative of the senior citizen community (55+ years old) to the Saskatoon Accessibility Advisory Committee to the end of 2024.

  • Recommendation
    1. That City Council approve the Housing Action Plan as outlined in the report of the Community Services Division dated May 17, 2023 and direct the Administration to submit the Housing Action Plan in support of the application under the Housing Accelerator Fund; and
    2. That if approved, the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to execute the contribution agreement for funding through the Housing Accelerator Fund under the corporate seal.
  • Recommendation
    1. That City Council approve a budget adjustment increase of $7,457,000 to Capital Project P.01416.06 – Land Development Trunk Sewers – Lift Station D – Industrial – Hampton Village Business Park;
    2. That the budget adjustment be funded from the Lift Station Reserve; and
    3. That an exemption to Policy C03-036 Multi-Year Business Plan and Budget Policy be approved to include a contingency of 20% for this project.
  • Recommendation
    1. That the project scope of Project P.02051.05 be adjusted to include all Stage E construction work including Final Cover, Landfill Gas System Expansion, and Surface Water Management;
    2. That the budget of Project No. P.02051.05 be increased by $4,770,000 to a total capital budget of $10,010,000 by transfers from Project No. P.02051.07 of $4,420,000 and Project No. P.02051.03 of $350,000; and
    3. That the landfill liner scope, approved for 2023, be completed in 2024, subject to funding approvals during the 2024/2025 Multi Year Business Plan and Budget.
  • Recommendation
    1. That the proposed changes set out in the Revision to the Collective Agreement (Appendix 1) with respect to the 2017 – 2020 Collective Agreement with the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local No. 80 be approved; and
    2. That His Worship the Mayor and the City Clerk be authorized to execute the revised contract under the Corporate Seal.
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