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The Saskatoon Emergency Management Organization (EMO) will send Saskatoon residents a TEST message from the notifynow public safety notification
system
on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. or shortly thereafter.

A reminder, notifynow cannot reach you if you have not visited saskatoon.ca/notifynow to indicate how you want to receive your public safety notification messages. 

November 29, 2019 - 3:45pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

November 29, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

ONGOING

LORNE AVE NB LANES CLOSED, SB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM RUTH ST E TO ASH ST E
(hydrant replacement)
Start: November 29, 8:00 a.m. End: November 30, 4:00 p.m.

All restrictions will be lifted as indicated, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

November 29, 2019 - 1:47pm

City crews are clearing snow and treating ice on high-traffic roads this morning following approximately 6 centimeters of snowfall over the past several hours. 

Streets, bridge decks, freeway ramps, overpasses and high-traffic intersections may be icy and snow packed. Drivers should slow down, use caution and allow for extra time to reach their destination.  

November 29, 2019 - 7:08am

Taylor Street, between Victoria and McPherson avenues, will be closed on Monday, December 2, starting at 8:00 a.m. for roadwork. This work is expected to take four hours to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.   

November 29, 2019 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

LORNE AVE NB LANES & SB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM RUTH ST E TO ASH ST E
(Hydrant replacement)
Start: November 29, 8:00 a.m. End: November 30, 4:00 p.m.

LORNE AVE SB LANES CLOSED FROM WILLOW ST E TO HILLIARD ST E
(Manhole repair)
Start: November 29, 9:00 a.m. End: November 29, 5:00 p.m.

ONGOING

November 28, 2019 - 3:00pm

Following three days of presentations, questions, and debate of the City’s first Multi-Year Business Plan and Budget, Mayor Charlie Clark and City Council have finalized the budget investments for 2020/2021. City Council’s Strategic Priorities, Strategic Plan and public input guided the multi-year budget process.

November 28, 2019 - 2:11pm

 

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

KONIHOWSKI RD CLOSED FROM HASLAM CRES TO REVER RD
(Valve replacement)
Start: November 27, 8:00 a.m. End: November 28, 4:00 p.m.

November 27, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

KONIHOWSKI RD CLOSED FROM HASLAM CRES TO REVER RD
(Valve replacement)
Start: November 27, 8:00 a.m. End: November 28, 4:00 p.m.

HIGHWAY 16 NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED AT 71ST ST W
(Trenching)
Start: November 27, 9:00 a.m. End: November 27, 3:00 p.m.

ONGOING

November 26, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

ZIMMERMAN RD NB LEFT TURN BAY & MEDIAN LANE CLOSED AT MEADOWS BLVD
(Barrier removal)
Start: November 26, 7:30 a.m. End: November 26, 5:00 p.m.

CIRCLE DR W NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 31ST ST W TO 33RD ST W
(Sewer flushing)
Start: November 26, 9:00 a.m. End: November 26, 3:00 p.m.

November 25, 2019 - 3:00pm

Following a competitive request for proposal and negotiations process, the City has finalized a new eight-year agreement with Loraas Recycle for Curbside Recycling Services, effective January 1, 2020 through 2027.

“We are happy to continue our partnership with Loraas Recycle to deliver a successful recycling program and to offer the levels of service the City and its residents have come to expect,” says Russ Munro, Director of Water & Waste Operations.

November 25, 2019 - 10:11am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
CLARENCE AVE S SB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 13TH ST E TO 11TH ST E
(Concrete pour)
Start: November 25, 7:30 a.m. End: November 25, 10:30 a.m.
 
33RD ST W EB & WB CURB LANES CLOSED FROM AVE P N TO EDMONTON AVE
(Groundwater Monitoring)
Start: November 25, 9:00 a.m. End: November 25, 1:00 p.m.
 

November 22, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
SPADINA CRES E ROAD CLOSED FROM 24TH ST E TO 25TH ST E
(Tree pruning)
Start: November 24, 8:00 a.m. End: November 24, 4:00 p.m.
 

November 22, 2019 - 2:00pm

An Ontario Superior Court Justice has today ordered the return of $335 thousand in City money fraudulently obtained in August.  This means the City will recover all $1.04 M that was directed to a fraudster’s bank account in August 2019 through a fraud scheme.

“This is exactly the outcome we have wanted for the past three months,” says City Manager Jeff Jorgenson. “We are grateful to the Court and for the efforts made by many people and organizations to recover this stolen money.”

November 22, 2019 - 11:33am

The Winter Leisure Guide will be delivered to Saskatoon households on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, and can be picked up at any indoor Leisure Centre, Saskatoon Public Library location, or City Hall. The guide will also be available online at Saskatoon.ca/leisureguide beginning Monday, November 25.

The Leisure Guide is Saskatoon’s go-to source for fitness programs, recreational activities, and arts and culture opportunities for all ages and abilities. 

November 22, 2019 - 10:00am

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