The City of Regina is pleased to be awarded a grant of $175,000 – the maximum eligible amount – from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’(FCM) Green Municipal Fund(GMF).
Building permits issued for May show growth in the industrial sector with the value of permits for new industrial development at $2.3 million, as compared to $900,000 for the same month last year. The total value of building permits issued since January 2017 is $187.7 million, an increase from this point last year.
Because of the City’s strong financial management, solid budget performance and relatively low debt levels, Standard & Poor’s confirmed the City of Regina’s long-standing AA+ credit rating with a stable outlook.
Regina residents and visitors alike will be treated to a memorable set of festivities this summer as Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation celebrations continue.
Today, the City of Regina and the File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council (FHQTC), through the Regina Treaty Status Indian Services Inc. (RTSIS), have re-committed to work cooperatively and strengthen their relationship by jointly signing a Protocol of Recognition, Partnership and Respect.
Mayor Michael Fougere has provided the proceeds from the 2016 Mayor’s Run/Walk for Fitness to representatives from the Salvation Army.
The City of Regina is pleased to be the recipient of a 2017 Sustainability Award at the Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) Saskatchewan Education for Sustainable Development Recognition Event. The award recognizes organizations that are making our province more sustainable.
The value of building permits issued so far in 2017 has surpassed the year-to-date tallies for last year. Commercial development was strong in April with $40.4 million in permits issued, helping bring the total value of building permits issued since January 2017 to $147.4 million. That is slightly ahead of the $146 million reached by the end of April in 2016.
The City of Regina’s 2017 construction season officially launched today, acting on the City’s priority of improving infrastructure.
After a lengthy discussion Council approved a 2.5 per cent mill-rate increase to balance the 2017 Budget. This is in addition to the 3.99 per cent already approved in February.