MINUTES

REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL

Meeting #:
Date:
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Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
PRESENT:
  • His Worship, Mayor C. Clark, in the Chair
  • Councillor C. Block
  • Councillor T. Davies
  • Councillor R. Donauer
  • Councillor B. Dubois
  • Councillor S. Gersher
  • Councillor H. Gough
  • Councillor D. Hill
  • Councillor A. Iwanchuk
  • Councillor Z. Jeffries
  • Councillor M. Loewen
ALSO PRESENT:
  • City Manager J. Jorgenson
  • General Manager, Community Services L. Lacroix
  • Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Financial Services K. Tarasoff
  • General Manager, Transportation & Construction A. Gardiner
  • A/General Manager, Utilities & Environment T. Bell
  • A/City Clerk S. Bryant
  • Committee Assistant H. Thompson

The National Anthem was played and Mayor Clark opened the meeting on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis People.

  • Moved By:Councillor Hill
    Seconded By:Councillor Iwanchuk
    1. That the letter submitting comments from Amy Kirk, dated April 28, 2019 be added to item 8.18;
    2. That the following letters be added to item 8.4.3:
      1. Submitting Comments - Dale Gallant, dated April 29, 2019
      2. Requests to Speak
        1. Ahsan Kamboh, dated April 28, 2019
        2. Mark Gill, dated April 25, 2019
        3. Malik Draz, dated April 28, 2019
    3. ​That the following letters be added to item 10.1.1
      1. Requesting to Speak
        1. Robert Clipperton, Bus Riders of Saskatoon, dated April 25, 2019;
        2. Cathy Watts, Saskatoon Cycles, dated April 25, 2019;
        3. Adeline Gagnon, dated April 25, 2019;
        4. Robert Judge, Dated April 28, 2019;
        5. Phillip Chilibeck, dated April 27, 2019;
        6. Brian Elder, dated April 26, 2019;
        7. Nathan Jones, dated April 27, 2019;
        8. Jerome Nicol, dated April 26, 2019;
        9. Blair McCann, dated April 29, 2019;
        10. Dr. John Dosman, dated April 28, 2019;
        11. Sara Harrison, dated April 28, 2019.
      2. Submitting Comments - Approximately 184 letters;
    4. That the following letters be added to item 10.3.1:
      1. Requesting to Speak
        1. Robert Clipperton, Bus Riders of Saskatoon, dated April 25, 2019; and
        2. Keith Moen, North Saskatoon Business Association, dated April 25, 2019;
        3. Jim Yakubowski, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 615, dated April 26, 2019;
        4. Brent Penner, Downtown YXE, dated April 28, 2019
      2. Submitting Comments
        1. Romualdo Zwolinski, dated April 26, 2019;
        2. Lindsay Thorimbert, dated April 26, 2019;
        3. Nazeem Muhajarine and Daniel Fuller, dated April 29,2019
        4. Brett Hergott, dated April 29, 2019;
        5. Charles Peters, dated April 27, 2019;
        6. Mike Wolsfeld, dated April 29, 2019;
        7. Wade Squires, dated April 28, 2019;
        8. Amy Kirk, dated April 28, 2019;
        9. David Denny, dated April 29, 2019
    5. That the following letters be added to item 10.3.2:
      1. Requesting to Speak
        1. Peggy Sarjeant, Saskatoon Heritage Society, dated April 23, 2019
        2. DeeAnn Mercier, Broadway Business Improvement District, dated April 24, 2019; and
        3. Robert Clipperton, Bus Riders of Saskatoon, dated April 25, 2019;
      2. Submitting Comments
        1. Jordan McCallum, dated April 24, 2019;
        2. Romualdo Zwolinski, dated April 26, 2019;
        3. Jesse Hagerman, dated April 26, 2019
        4. Julia Boughner, dated April 27, 2019
        5. Meghan Mickelson, dated April 27, 2019
        6. Tracey Mitchell, dated April 27, 2019
        7. Rangi Jeerakathil, dated April 27, 2019
        8. Judy Montgomery, dated April 27, 2019
        9. Jenny Ryan, dated April 27, 2019
        10. Nancy Allan, dated April 28, 2019
        11. Amy Kirk, dated April 28, 2019
        12. Jared Stephenson, dated April 28, 2019
        13. Kathrina Mazurik, dated April 29, 2019
        14. Brett Hergott, dated April 29, 2019
        15. Elisabeth Baldo, dated April 29, 2019
        16. Jay Brown, dated April 29, 2019
        17. Kristina Clouthier, dated April 29, 2019;
        18. Linda Epstein, dated April 29, 2019;
        19. Margareth Peterson, dated April 29, 2019;
        20. Jeremy Wawryk, dated April 29, 2019; 
    6. That items with speakers be considered immediately following consideration of the Consent Agenda;
    7. That Item 10.1.1 be considered following completion of Item 10.3.3; and
    8. That the agenda be confirmed as amended.
    In Favour: (10)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Gough, and Councillor Loewen
    Absent: (1)Councillor Jeffries
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Jeffries entered the meeting at 1:05 p.m.

Her family is in a business which could be seen to be in conflict with the taxi industry.
  • Moved By:Councillor Iwanchuk
    Seconded By:Councillor Dubois

    ​​That the minutes of the Regular Business Meeting of City Council held on March 25, 2019, be adopted.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Davies, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Hill, Councillor Loewen, Councillor Jeffries, Councillor Iwanchuk, and Councillor Gough
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Iwanchuk noted she and Councillor Jeffries attended the recent Princess Shop Gala and expressed appreciation and best wishes to the Executive Director, Karen Robson.

Councillor Donauer asked where negotiations are with CN Rail regarding train whistle cessation.

General Manager, Transportation & Construction Gardiner indicated that the administration is working with CN and getting close to an agreement. 

Councillor Donauer further inquired about a pedestrian walkway on the tracks between 33rd Street and 51st Street.

Ms. Gardiner indicated the administration is working with CN on this matter as well and are waiting for a response from them.

Councillor Hill asked what the process is to have graffiti cleaned up on civic property.

General Manager, Community Services Lacroix indicated that the expectations for cleaning graffiti on civic property is the same as for private property and provided further information.

Councillor Hill further asked if there is an audit done on the clean-up.   Ms. Lacroix confirmed that there is a tracking process and provided further information.

Councillor Davies asked if there is a program in place to address those individuals that are "tagging" properties.

General Manager, Community Services Lacroix indicated that all graffiti that appears on civic property is reported to Police and private property owners are also encouraged to report same. 

Items 8.1.8, 8.2.5, 8.3.2, and 8.4.3 were removed from the Consent Agenda.

  • Moved By:Councillor Hill
    Seconded By:Councillor Block

    ​That the Committee recommendations contained in Items 8.1.1 to 8.1.7; 8.2.1 to 8.2.4; 8.3.1, 8.3.3; 8.4.1 to 8.4.2; and 8.5.1 to 8.5.2 be adopted as one motion.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
    1. That the Board of Directors for the Friends of the Bowl Foundation Inc., as noted in the April 8, 2019 report of the General Manager, Community Services Department, be approved;
    2. That the City of Saskatoon, being a member of the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Bowl Foundation Inc., appoint Lynne Lacroix or her designate, as its proxy to vote on its behalf at the Annual General Meeting of the members of the Friends of the Bowl Foundation Inc., to be held on May 22, 2019, or at any adjournment(s) thereof; and
    3. That His Worship the Mayor and the City Clerk be authorized to executive the appropriate documents under the Corporate Seal as prepared by the City Solicitor.
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
    1. That City Council approve the Globe BMX Inc. License Agreement between the City of Saskatoon and Globe BMX Inc.; and
    2. That the City Solicitor be requested to prepare the appropriate agreements and that His Worship the Mayor and the City Clerk be authorized to execute the appropriate agreements under the Corporate Seal.
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
    1. That the proposed amendments to Policy C09-039, On-Street Mobile Food Truck Policy, as outlined in the April 8, 2019 report of the General Manager, Community Services Department, be approved; and
    2. That the proposed extension to the mobile food trucks operating adjacent to neighbourhood parks pilot program, as outlined in the April 8, 2019 report of the General Manager, Community Services Department, be approved.
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • That the City Solicitor be instructed to amend Bylaw No. 7860, The Animal Control Bylaw, 1999, to designate an Off-Leash Recreation Area in Chief Whitecap Park.

    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

This item was removed from the Consent Agenda.

The following letters were provided:

- Request to speak - Jason Mercredi, AIDS Saskatoon, dated April 16, 2019

- Submitting Comments - Amy Kirk, dated April 28, 2019

Mr. Mercredi addressed Council regarding this matter.

  • Moved By:Councillor Hill
    Seconded By:Councillor Gough

    That the information be received and referred to the Board of Police Commissioners for consideration.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

    Council considered item 8.3.2 next.


  • That the City of Saskatoon, being a member of the Saskatchewan Place Association Inc., appoint Mayor Charlie Clark, or in his absence, Councillors Troy Davies or Ann Iwanchuk, of the City of Saskatoon, in the Province of Saskatchewan, as its proxy to vote for it on its behalf at the Annual General Meeting of the members of the Saskatchewan Place Association Inc., to be held on the 1st day of May, 2019, or at any adjournment or adjournments thereof.

    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • That the Tourism Saskatoon 2018 Audited Financial Statements and additional documents submitted under letter dated March 27, 2019 be received as information.

    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • That the information be received.

    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

This item was removed from the Consent Agenda.

A letter requesting to speak from Mr. Alex Fallon, President & Chief Executive Officer, Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA), dated April 11, 2019, was provided.

Mr. Fallon addressed Council regarding this matter.

  • Moved By:Councillor Iwanchuk
    Seconded By:Councillor Hill

    That the 2019 incentive abatements as determined by the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority be approved.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • That the information be received.

    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
    1. That the request for sanitary sewer charge exemption for OSP Community Development Corporation, 2610 St. Henry Avenue, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, be approved; and
    2. That the Director of Corporate Financial Services be requested to remove the sanitary sewer charge from the above applicant’s Utility Bill for water meter #106682, retroactive to the date of the water meter installation January 3, 2019.
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

This item was removed from the Consent Agenda.

A letter submitting feedback and requesting to speak from Sara Harrison, Chair, Saskatoon Environmental Advisory Committee, dated April 23, 2019, was provided.

Ms. Harrison addressed Council regarding this matter.

  • Moved By:Councillor Gersher
    Seconded By:Councillor Gough

    That the information be received.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Hill, Councillor Jeffries, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Gough, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

    Council considered item 10.3.1 next.


  • That the 2018 Annual Report and 2019 Work Plan of the Saskatoon Accessibility Advisory Committee be received as information.

    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • That the report of the General Manager, Transportation & Construction Department dated April 1, 2019, be received as information.

    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Councillor Gersher declared a conflict on this item. (Her family is in a business which could be seen to be in conflict with the taxi industry.)

The following letters were provided:

Submitting Comments - Dale Gallant, dated April 29, 2019

Requests to Speak:

  • Ahsan Kamboh, dated April 28, 2019
  • Mark Gill, dated April 25, 2019
  • Malik Draz, dated April 28, 2019

Messrs Kamboh, Gill and Draz addressed Council regarding this matter.

  • Moved By:Councillor Jeffries
    Seconded By:Councillor Dubois

    That the City Solicitor be requested to amend Bylaw No. 9070, The Taxi Bylaw, 2014, to replace the Seasonal Taxi Licence Program with the Enterprise Taxi Licence Program, as outlined in the report of the General Manager, Community Services Department, dated April 1, 2019.

  • Moved By:Councillor Iwanchuk
    Seconded By:Councillor Gough

    That the Bylaw reflect an eight (8) week leave provision.

    In Favour: (10)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gough, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

    THE AMENDMENT WAS  CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

    THE MAIN MOTION AS AMENDED WAS CARRED UNANIMOUSLY.

    Councillor Gersher re-entered the Council Chamber.

    Item 9.4.1 was considered next.


  • That the Terms of Reference for The Civic Naming Committee as attached to the report of the City Solicitor dated April 15, 2019 be approved.

    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • That City Council forward a letter to SUMA as outlined in this report.

    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Jeffries
    Seconded By:Councillor Dubois

    That rate changes for the City-owned Impound Lot be brought forward as part of the 2020/2021 Multi-Year Business Plan and Budget Process.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

    Item 10.3.4 was considered next.


The Administration provided a PowerPoint.

Letters from the following were provided:

Requests to Speak

  • John Williams, Canwest Commercial and Land Corporation, dated April 23, 2019;
  • Robert Clipperton, Bus Riders of Saskatoon, dated April 25, 2019;
  • Cathy Watts, Saskatoon Cycles, dated April 25, 2019;
  • Adeline Gagnon, dated April 25, 2019;
  • Jerome Nicol, Saskatoon Cycles, dated April 26, 2019;
  • Brian Elder, dated April 26, 2019;
  • Philip Chilibeck, dated April 27, 2019 including comments;
  • Nathan Jones, dated April 27, 2019;
  • Brent Penner, Downtown Saskatoon, dated April 28, 2019;
  • Dr. John Dosman, Saskatoon Community Clinic, dated April 28, 2019;
  • Sara Harrison, Chair, Saskatoon Environmental Advisory Committee, dated April 28, 2019; and
  • Blair McCann, dated April 29, 2019.

Approximately 184 letters submitting comments were also provided.  A list of submissions has been appended to the minutes. 

The following addressed Council on this matter:

  • Mr. John Williams, Canwest Commercial and Land Corporation;
  • Ms. Lana Wagner spoke on behalf of Mr. Robert Clipperton, Bus Riders of Saskatoon;
  • Ms. Cathy Watts, Saskatoon Cycles;
  • Ms. Adeline Gagnon;
  • Mr. Brian Elder;
  • Mr. Brent Penner, Downtown YXE;
  • Dr. John Dosman, Saskatoon Community Clinic;
  • Mr. Brian Sawatzky spoke on behalf of Sara Harrison, Saskatoon Environmental Advisory Committee; and
  • Mr. Robert Judge.

Mayor Clark noted the following had requested to speak but were no longer present in the gallery:

  • Mr. Jerome Nicol;
  • Mr. Philip Chilibeck;
  • Mr. Nathan Jones; and
  • Mr. Blair McCann

The meeting recessed at 8:25 p.m. and reconvened at 8:40 p.m. with all members of City Council present.

  • Moved By:Councillor Dubois
    Seconded By:Councillor Davies

    1.  That the existing protected bike lanes on 4th Avenue be removed by June 30, 2019;

    In Favour: (9)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    Against: (2)Councillor Gersher, and Councillor Gough
    CARRIED
  • Moved By:Councillor Dubois
    Seconded By:Councillor Davies

    2.  That the existing protected bike lanes on 23rd Street be removed by June 30, 2019; and

    In Favour: (5)Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Hill, and Councillor Iwanchuk
    Against: (6)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    DEFEATED
  • Moved By:Councillor Dubois
    Seconded By:Councillor Davies

    3.  That the Administration halt work on the downtown Active Transportation network and re-focus on planning of Active Transportation infrastructure connections city-wide.

    In Favour: (5)Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Hill, and Councillor Iwanchuk
    Against: (6)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    DEFEATED
  • Moved By:Councillor Loewen
    Seconded By:Councillor Gough

    That Option 1 (3rd Avenue, 23rd Street and 19th Street) be endorsed as the future active transportation network in the Downtown, but that implementation decisions (including capital or detailed design expenses) be deferred until the administration has completed engagement based on the following criteria:

    • That the active transportation network be designed for all users, including pedestrians, cyclists, and those with accessibility needs.
    • That design and configuration options for the network should be drawn from collaborative engagement with all affected stakeholders (including Downtown Saskatoon), and that these options be focused on enhancing the public realm for all users.
    • That engagement include outstanding concerns, including parking, design standards, streetscaping and construction.
    • In 2021 after engagement, that Administration report back with opportunities to reduce costs by completing active transportation work in conjunction with future streetscaping improvements.
    In Favour: (6)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    Against: (5)Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Hill, and Councillor Iwanchuk
    CARRIED
  • Moved By:Councillor Gersher
    Seconded By:Councillor Gough

    That the report and resolution be forwarded to the Saskatoon Environmental Advisory Committee for information.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

    Council considered item 8.4.3 next.


The Administration provided a PowerPoint.

Letters from the following were provided:

Requests to Speak

  • John Williams, Canwest Commercial and Land Corporation, dated April 23, 2019;
  • Robert Clipperton, Bus Riders of Saskatoon, dated April 25, 2019;
  • Keith Moen, NSBA, dated April 25, 2019;
  • Jim Yakubowski, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 615, dated April 26, 2019;
  • Brent Penner, Downtown YXE, dated April 28, 2019

Submitting Comments

  • Romualdo Zwolinski, dated April 26, 2019;
  • Lindsay Thorimbert, dated April 26, 2019;
  • Nazeem Muhajarine and Daniel Fuller, dated April 29, 2019
  • Brett Hergott, dated April 29, 2019;
  • Charles Peters, dated April 27, 2019;
  • Mike Wolsfeld, dated April 29, 2019;
  • Wade Squires, dated April 28, 2019;
  • Amy Kirk, dated April 28, 2019;
  • David Denny, dated April 29, 2019

The following addressed Council regarding this matter:

  • Mr. John Williams, Canwest Commercial and Land Corporation
  • Mr. Robert Clipperton, Bus Riders of Saskatoon
  • Mr. Keith Moen, NSBA
  • Mr. Jim Yakubowski, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 615
  • Mr. Brent Penner, Downtown YXE
  • Moved By:Councillor Hill
    Seconded By:Councillor Dubois

    That anyone on the speakers' list for item 10.3.1 also be included as speakers on item 10.3.2.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Davies, Councillor Hill, Councillor Gough, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Hill
    Seconded By:Councillor Block

    That City Council approve the 1st Avenue option as the north-south Downtown connection for the  Bus Rapid Transit network.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Gersher
    Seconded By:Councillor Gough

    That the report and resolution be forwarded to the Saskatoon Environmental Advisory Committee for information.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Davies, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Hill, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

    The meeting was recessed at 2:57 p.m. and reconvened at 3:14 p.m. with all members of City Council present with the exception of Councillor Davies.


The Administration provided a PowerPoint.

Letters from the following were provided:

Request to Speak

  • Peggy Sarjeant, Saskatoon Heritage Society, dated April 23, 2019;
  • DeeAnn Mercier, Broadway Business Improvement District, dated April 24, 2019; and
  • Robert Clipperton, Bus Riders of Saskatoon, dated April 25, 2019.

Submitting Comments

  • Jordan McCallum, dated April 24, 2019
  • Romualdo Zwolinski, dated April 26, 2016
  • Jesse Hagerman, dated April 26, 2019
  • Julia Boughner, dated April 27, 2019
  • Meghan Mickelson, dated April 27, 2019
  • Tracey Mitchell, dated April 27, 2019
  • Rangi Jeerakathil, dated April 27, 2019
  • Judy Montgomery, dated April 27, 2019
  • Jenny Ryan, dated April 27, 2019
  • Nancy Allan, dated April 28, 2019
  • Amy Kirk, dated April 28, 2019
  • Jared Stephenson, dated April 28, 2019
  • Kathrina Mazuik, dated April 29, 2019
  • Brett Hergott, dated April 29, 2019
  • Elisabeth Baldo, dated April 29, 2019
  • Jay Brown, dated April 29, 2019
  • Kristina Clouthier, dated April 29, 2019;
  • Linda Epstein, dated April 29, 2019; and
  • Jeremy Wawryk, dated April 29, 2019.

The following addressed Council regarding this matter:

  • Ms. Peggy Sarjeant, Saskatoon Heritage Society
  • Ms. DeeAnn Mercier, Broadway Business Improvement District (provided a brief PowerPoint)
  • Mr. Robert Clipperton, Bus Riders of Saskatoon
  • Mr. Keith Moen, NSBA
  • Mr. Jim Yakubowski, ATU 615

Councillor Davies re-entered the meeting at 3:24 p.m. during the presentations.

  • Moved By:Councillor Gough
    Seconded By:Councillor Gersher

    That City Council approve Option 3: Broadway Avenue Deferred Configuration Decision, for the Bus Rapid Transit system within the Nutana area.

    In Favour: (3)Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, and Councillor Loewen
    Against: (8)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Hill, Councillor Davies, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Iwanchuk
    DEFEATED
  • Moved By:Councillor Hill
    Seconded By:Councillor Dubois

    That the hour of the meeting be extended beyond 5:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Davies, Councillor Gough, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Loewen, and Councillor Jeffries
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Gough
    Seconded By:Councillor Dubois

    That the hour of the meeting be further extended to 5:30 p.m.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Davies, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Loewen, and Councillor Jeffries
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Block
    Seconded By:Councillor Davies

    That prior to finalizing the permanent BRT configuration through Nutana, Council will receive the results of the Broadway evaluation and at that time, determine whether Broadway or Idylwyld is the best long-term route.

    THE MOTION WAS WITHDRAWN.


  • Moved By:Councillor Hill
    Seconded By:Councillor Dubois
    1. That City Council approve Option 2:  Broadway Avenue Mixed Flow as outlined in the report of the General Manager, Transportation & Construction dated April 29, 2019; and
    2. That the report and resolution be forwarded to the Saskatoon Environmental Advisory Committee for information.
    In Favour: (10)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    Against: (1)Councillor Donauer
    CARRIED
  • Moved By:Councillor Block
    Seconded By:Councillor Davies

    That rapid transit functionality be implemented along Broadway Avenue to evaluate the impact to traffic flows, business impacts and transit ridership.

    THE MOTION WAS WITHDRAWN.

    The meeting was recessed at 5:30 p.m. and reconvened following the Public Hearing Meeting at 6:38 p.m. with all members of the City Council present.


The Administration provided a PowerPoint.

A letter requesting to speak from Greg Fowler, University of Saskatchewan, Vice-President Finance and Resources, dated April 12, 2019, was provided.

The Mayor noted that Mr. Fowler was not able to stay and advised his presentation was provided via email to members of Council. 

  • Moved By:Councillor Gersher
    Seconded By:Councillor Gough

    That City Council approve the Bus Rapid Transit route network as proposed, including dedicated transit lanes and conceptual station locations and including any decisions on the Downtown and Nutana segment options, which are dealt with in preceding reports.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Gough, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Jeffries, Councillor Loewen, Councillor Hill, and Councillor Iwanchuk
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Gersher
    Seconded By:Councillor Gough

    That the report and resolution be forwarded to the Saskatoon Environmental Advisory Committee for information.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Gough, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

    Council considered item 10.1.1 next.


  • Moved By:Councillor Dubois
    Seconded By:Councillor Loewen

    That the report of the General Manager, Community Services Department, dated April  29, 2019, be received as information.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Block
    Seconded By:Councillor Gersher

    That permission be granted to introduce Bylaw No. 9570, The Saskatoon Property Tax Bylaw, 2019, Bylaw No. 9571, The School Division Property Tax Bylaw, 2019, and Bylaw No. 9569, The Business Improvement Districts Levy Bylaw, 2019 and give same their FIRST reading.

    In Favour: (11)Councillor Davies, Councillor Hill, Councillor Jeffries, Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Gough, Councillor Block, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Dubois, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Block
    Seconded By:Councillor Gersher

    That Bylaw Nos. 9570, 9571 and 9569 now be read a SECOND time.

    In Favour: (11)Councillor Davies, Councillor Hill, Councillor Jeffries, Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Gough, Councillor Block, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Dubois, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Block
    Seconded By:Councillor Gough

    That permission be granted to have Bylaw Nos. 9570, 9571 and 9569 read a third time at this meeting.

    In Favour: (11)Councillor Davies, Councillor Hill, Councillor Jeffries, Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Gough, Councillor Block, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Dubois, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Block
    Seconded By:Councillor Dubois

    That Bylaw Nos. 9570, 9571 and 9569 now be read a THIRD time, that the bylaws be passed and the Mayor and the City Clerk be authorized to sign same and attach the corporate seal thereto.

    In Favour: (11)Councillor Davies, Councillor Hill, Councillor Jeffries, Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Gough, Councillor Block, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Dubois, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Block
    Seconded By:Councillor Dubois

    That permission be granted to introduce Bylaw No. 9537, The Code of Ethical Conduct for Members of City Council Bylaw, 2019, and give same its FIRST reading.

    In Favour: (11)Councillor Davies, Councillor Hill, Councillor Jeffries, Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Gough, Councillor Block, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Dubois, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Block
    Seconded By:Councillor Dubois

    That Bylaw No. 9537 now be read a SECOND time.

    In Favour: (11)Councillor Davies, Councillor Hill, Councillor Jeffries, Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Gough, Councillor Block, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Dubois, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Block
    Seconded By:Councillor Jeffries

    That permission be granted to have Bylaw No. 9537 read a third time at this meeting.

    In Favour: (11)Councillor Davies, Councillor Hill, Councillor Jeffries, Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Gough, Councillor Block, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Dubois, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Block
    Seconded By:Councillor Gough

    That Bylaw No. 9537 now be read a THIRD time, that the bylaw be passed and the Mayor and the City Clerk be authorized to sign same and attach the corporate seal thereto.

    In Favour: (11)Councillor Davies, Councillor Hill, Councillor Jeffries, Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Gough, Councillor Block, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Dubois, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
  • Moved By:Councillor Dubois
    Seconded By:Councillor Block

    That the Code of Conduct for Members of Saskatoon City Council, adopted by City Council on March 12, 2012, be repealed.

    In Favour: (11)Mayor C. Clark, Councillor Block, Councillor Davies, Councillor Donauer, Councillor Dubois, Councillor Gersher, Councillor Gough, Councillor Hill, Councillor Iwanchuk, Councillor Jeffries, and Councillor Loewen
    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Loewen gave the following Notice of Motion:

"TAKE NOTICE that at the next Regular Business Meeting of City Council I will move:

'That at the time of the forthcoming speed hump pilot project report to committee and/or council, the Administration provide a list of possible implementation locations for speed humps with specific comment on Glasgow Street.'"

The Regular Business meeting adjourned at 9:55 p.m.

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