The changes to infill regulations will be going to council during the March 23rd meeting. We would love it if Nutana residence made it out in support.
According to a longstanding member of the Nutana Community Association(NCA), this is a historical event for the NCA.
The Nutana Community Association and the Varsity Community Association worked for years to get this initiative off the ground. The origins stem out of the recommendations that came forth in the Broadway 360 Development Plan in 2009 as a way of protecting the delicate neighbourhood fabric in the residential blocks behind Broadway.
How to build appropriately in older neighbourhoods was a concept that caught a lot of interest, and gained momentum across the city, and before long, 17 community associations had joined together to work with the city to determine how these new regulations might take shape. In 2011 The NCA co-authored and funded a 2 day workshop with a Toronto consultant at the Mendal Art Gallery called ‘Breathing New Life Into Older neighbourhoods: Guidelines for Shaping Healthy Urban Growth’. The response was overwhelming, and representatives from 5 Canadian cities reserved seats for the event.
Overnight this concept was adopted by the city, and a search began for the right consultant and process. In 2012, the consultants were named, and a very broad and inclusive process was launched, which has taken us all the way up to the present day.
It will be good to see this new regulatory structure finally make its way through council.
Information on the proposed amendments can be found at https://www.saskatoon.ca/business-development/development-regulation/developers-homebuilders/neighbourhood-level-infill-development-strategy Under the heading for Proposed Regulations for Primary Dwellings
City Council will be considering the bylaw changes on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 6:00 pm. If you wish to speak to the matter at City Council please contact the City Clerks office Clerk’s Office at 222 – 3rd Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0J5, Fax: 306-975-2784. Or use this link to send an email https://www.saskatoon.ca/write-letter-council
Please contact Paula Kotasek-Toth if you have any questions.
Paula Kotasek-Toth MCIP RPP | tel 306.975.7621
Planning and Development Division
City of Saskatoon
FAMILY CLASSICS FILM SERIES at the Broadway
Lunches this Sunday March 15, with the original Wizard of Oz. Don’t miss it 1:30pm.
SASKATOON HERITAGE SOCIETY 1St ANNUAL LUNCHEON
This luncheon is March 22, but if you want tickets you need to order by March 18. For more information check out their site at: Saskatoon Heritage Society.
HISTORICAL CLOTHING OF THE LATE 19TH CENTURY at the Marr Center
These programs are hands-on and demonstration workshop that will progress over three Sundays this spring: March 22, May 3 and May 31.
You are welcome to attend one or more of the dates.Free admission. Donations welcome
Come join us as we explore the clothing that would have been worn when the Marr Residence was new!
We will look at the methods and techniques that went into the production of clothing in the home
in the 1880s, 1890s and 1900s. We will learn about the essential components of a Victorian lady’s outfit
and try creating our own costume elements based on historical patterns and techniques. Each date is a
drop-in program . No registration is required. You are also welcome to enjoy a tour of the house.
Mother’s Day weekend spend some quality time at:
“Mom and Me”
Make and Take Hoop Workshop
$40 mom and me – take home 1 hoop
All materials will be provided and participants
will go home with one custom sized hula-hoop that fits
their body, rhythm and style!
**If you want to bring along additional children
extra hoops per child participant are 20$
Saturday May 9th, 2015
Ecole Victoria School
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop will be in the gym. Entrance is around the back of the building, through the door nearest the playground.
Instructor: Karla Kloeble View Instructor Bio
Register online at: https://registration.nutana.ca/