Hilary Gough

Ward 2 Update - March 2020

With COVID-19 dominating the decisions and work of nearly every sector in our community right now, most of the updates below relate to that response. There is a City Council meeting on Monday, and that update is below, as usual. There is also an update about ongoing engagements, and those that have been postponed. The City of Saskatoon is working every day to do what we can to ensure that essential services are strong, and will be maintained throughout this pandemic. We're also working with our community to support an overall and appropriate response to this pandemic. The most up to date information from the City will continue to be posted to our Saskatoon.ca/COVID-19. Continue reading

Ward 2 Update - February 2020

It may feel like spring is a ways away, but project planning for summer is in full swing and some longer-term work is being studied as well. Read on for a snapshot of the work impacting Ward 2 the most directly. As always, a preview of the big items in front of Council for decision on Monday can be found under the 'City Council' section. Continue reading

Ward 2 Update - January 2020

Happy Friday, This month has been a whirlwind of activity. I'm feeling grateful that the weather is giving us a break following some serious cold and snow. Thank you to all the agencies helping to keep our community warm and to City crews responding so diligently to snowfall after snowfall to keep us moving. There's a lot on the agenda for City Council this month. Let's get right into the updates! Continue reading

Ward 2 Update - December 2019

Happy Holidays!  As the year comes to a close, I find myself reflecting on 2019 - what was accomplished and what's yet to come. I hope you've had lots to celebrate in 2019 and that 2020 is looking good. Below I've included a few highlights from budget deliberations which should serve as a bit of a 'look forward'.   Continue reading

Ward 2 Update - November 2019

It's the busiest time of the year over at City Hall. Read on to catch up on big files and two upcoming meetings, most importantly, budget deliberations November 25th-27th. Continue reading

Ward 2 Update - October 2019

Happy Friday!  I hope you're enjoying today's beautiful fall weather and that the weekend has some down time in store for you. Council's agenda is on the lighter side this month, but there's lots to update on. Read on for updates about key files and a heads up about budget items being prioritized for Budget 2020/2021. Budget deliberations are scheduled as an extra set of meetings at the end of next month. I'm keen to hear about your priorities. Continue reading

Ward 2 Update - September 2019

Hello!  As cooler weather sets in and we all work to figure out when and how to deal with the leaves that are falling, the City has some info to share. There's lots on the go policy-wise as well. Read on for updates on big considerations like the New Central Library project, the Low Emissions Community Plan and more on the lead up to Budget 2020/2021.  Continue reading

Ward 2 update - August 2019

Hello!  August has been a busy month for Council, and having just returned from a family wedding away, I'm eager to catch up with you all. There are a couple of big files on the agenda this month - read on for key information about budget preparations and the next steps on the climate change file. With summer coming to an end, this week is also your last chance to make use of certain outdoor city facilities/programs. More details here.  Continue reading

Ward 2 update - July 2019

I hope you're enjoying some time with family and friends this summer. July is always a bit of a slower month due to fewer meetings. I've stayed closely engaged through lots of community conversations and preparation for some important discussions at Council on Monday. You'll find more details below about that meeting that includes budget management discussions. You'll also find lots about upcoming consultations to engage in. Continue reading

Ward 2 Update - June 2019

This month is absolutely packed with awesome community events! 981 people braved some serious rain this morning to eat pancakes together in support of the United Way at the Civic Pancake breakfast. Tomorrow, thousands will join the Rock Your Roots Walk for Reconciliation, and on Saturday the Pride Parade will bring us together again. I look forward to seeing you and celebrating with you! Below you'll find these and other information about making the most of summer in the city in the 'community news' section. In the policy update section I've shared some updates and thoughts on the City budgeting process. Continue reading