March 15, 2013 15:17
There was a major break in the water main near our northern water resevoir. Water service has been restored but, as a result, the City of Saskatoon has issued a boil water advisory. Please boil all drinking water before consuming.
For more information, click this link.
October 12, 2012 11:20
For your convenience, I have compiled a series of videos concerning Ward 5 issues. Please click the links below to watch these short clips concerning topics that are of interest to you.
Road Repair Video (click here)
Taxes Video (click here)
Fiscal Responsibility Video (click here)
North Bridge Video (click here) NOTE: Marquis Drive NOW OPEN!!
Policing / Safety Video (click here)
Waste Water Treatment Facility / Odour (click here)
June 14, 2012 12:00
The latest edition of my Ward 5 Update brochure is below in pdf format. My family and friends will be delivering a paper copy of this update to all the residents of Ward 5 in June. All costs pertaining to this update are paid by me personally, and no money from City Hall or the tax payer is used. My committment is to provide the residents of my ward with updates every year.
To receive more regular, electronic updates click on "Get Timely Emails From Randy" on the right side of this page, and I will add you to my email distribution list. To receive regular Facebook updates, "like" my City Council Facebook page on the right side of this page. Or follow me on Twitter @randydonauer for daily updates on civic and Ward 5 issues.
Ward 5 Update Brochure 2012.06.pdf (486.04 kb)
March 15, 2012 22:13
Many people have asked for an update on the construction that is taking place in Meewasin Park along Whiteswan Drive north of Lenore Drive. The purpose of this project is to redo the inner lining of the sewer main that flows under Meewasin Park to the Waste Water Treatment Plant, because it will begin to deteriorate in the coming years. The work will be done by April, and the park will be restored and reseeded this spring. Click this link to watch a video describing the work being done.
The City crews have attempted this "underground" re-lining a few times and have gotten the attention of the North American construction community, receiving an award for this cutting edge work.
March 12, 2012 13:35
The citizens of Saskatoon have been asking for increased snow removal service. As a result, Council increased the snow removal budget by $1 Million per year effective 2011 and onward. We also added an additional $200 000 effective 2012 and onward.
Currently, Saskatoon does not plow all residential streets. After a snowfall we only do snow plowing and removal on major roads, and main ateries througout our neighbourhoods. But there is currently a motion before Council to determine whether we should begin doing snow plowing or removal on all residential streets. This will be debated during the budget process this fall.
Please click this link to watch the video. Then I invite you to send me an email and notify me of your preference. Would you prefer:
1. Leave it as is. Only do snow remoal on major streets and arteries, and do not increase taxes for additional service. 2. Full service. Do snow removal on all residential streets after every snow. There will be a significant tax increase for this. 3. Moderate service. Do snow removal on residential streets 2 times each winter. This would result in a minimal tax increase.
December 1, 2011 15:37
The City of Saskatoon has revamped the garbage collection to make it more efficient and save money. Please note, the neighbourhoods of River Heights, Lawson Heights and Silverwood Heights will have their garbage pickup on THURSDAYS beginning in January 2012. Garbage collection will be every two weeks for the winter, with extra pickups around Christmas/New Years.
To view or print the full garbage collection schedule please click this link to the city's website.
November 9, 2011 15:57
The Mayor's Town Hall Meeting for Ward 5 is Monday, November 14 @ 7:00 pm in the auditorium of the Rusty McDonald Library in the Lawson Civic Centre on Primrose Drive. This is an excellent opportunity to meet your City Councillor Randy Donauer, and Mayor Atchison. Ask questions, and become more involved in civic issues. Everyone is welcome to attend this public meeting!