This past spring, the Fire Department completed a review of fire bylaws in our City, including regulations on backyard fire pits. I heard from many residents who thought that this meant Council was planning to ban backyard fire pits, but this is not the case. While there are occasionally issues with people irresponsibly using fire pits, the vast majority of residents enjoy fire pits safely and respectfully. I don’t think it makes sense to punish everyone for the actions of the few. While Council might suggest common sense changes to the bylaw, I don’t think we need to ban a great backya
This important project began a year and a half ago and it still remains on time and on budget with everything scheduled to be completed by October 2018!
On the North Bridge, the structural steel for the west half of the bridge is in place and work is ongoing on the final in-river pier. Once the final pier is finished, the structural steel for the east half of the bridge will be installed. Crews are also installing deck panels on the west half of the bridge.
I hope you’re enjoying the summer season (also known as construction season) in Saskatoon. There are many amazing festivals and events happening around our city and I encourage you and your family to get out and enjoy everything that our community has to offer. Many folks take holidays over July and August, but City Council continues to meet through these months and there is lots of work happening all around Saskatoon to upgrade roads and sidewalks and make our community an even better place to live. In Northeast Saskatoon, there is lots on the go with the North Bridge and McOrmond Overp
I want to wish everyone in Ward 10 a safe and happy summer 2017. Please remember to watch out and be careful around all of the construction happening in our city.
Stay tuned for details of the upcoming Ward 10 Community BBQ in late August 2017!
Take care and talk soon.