Cold weather is the best time to prune elm trees and beginning Monday, the City of Regina will be doing just that in the General Hospital area.
Drivers will notice contractors continuing sewer relining work along 7th Avenue that started in December and is expected to be completed by February 20. Work will be completed in block-by-block phases and could be postponed at any time due to changing temperatures.
Drivers should consider alternate routes on Thursday, January 19 as crews will be repairing the sewer system on Victoria Avenue between Retallack Street and Robinson Street.
Regina Mayor Michael Fougere is travelling to Ottawa this week to attend a meeting of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) Big City Mayors' Caucus (BCMC).
Drivers should consider alternate routes on Wednesday, January 18 as crews will be repairing a water leak on 1st Avenue North between McCarthy Boulevard and McSherry Crescent.
Drivers should consider alternate routes on Friday, January 13 starting at 9 a.m. as crews will repair a water leak on Saskatchewan Drive between Angus Street and Rae Street.
**The work on this location has stopped and will resume on Monday, January 16. Drivers should consider alternate routes on Wednesday, January 11 as crews will be upgrading the sewer system on Rae Street between Sunset Drive and Somerville Road.
The City of Regina released its proposed 2017 Budget today. The budget maintains existing City services at current levels, continues to invest in infrastructure renewal and advances growth while maintaining affordability for Regina residents. It can be viewed in detail at Regina.ca/budget.
Drivers should consider alternate routes on Thursday, January 12 as crews will be repairing a water main break on College Avenue between Elliott Street and Edgar Street.
Environment Canada has issued an Extreme Cold Warning that covers the Regina area. According to Environment Canada, the weather is expected to go below -40 C tonight, when wind chill is factored in. Environment Canada also predicts poor driving conditions throughout southern Saskatchewan throughout Wednesday.
In 2016, residential building permits were issued to create homes for 1,790 Regina families – an increase of 415 homes over 2015.
Reassessment notices go out January 5
Temperatures dropped to -30 C with wind chill values near -40 C on Tuesday morning. Temperatures will stay below normal most of the week.
Christmas is over and residents with natural trees can start the New Year off right by dropping them off at a Treecycle depot.
Anyone in need of a warm, safe place to stay, or who encounters someone in need of help, contact Mobile Crisis Services: 306-757-0127 or mobilecrisis.ca.