Whitehorse city council

This map shows the area proposed to be rezoned to allow for the runway extension at the Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport. Council passed first reading of the zoning change on Aug. 8 and a public hearing is set for Sept. 12. (Screen shot/City of Whitehorse)

Rezoning for Whitehorse airport area passes first reading

Yukon government will host public information session about runway plans

 

The proposed Official Community Plan was brought forward to Whitehorse city council at its Aug. 1 meeting. (Screenshot/City of Whitehorse)

Looking to the future: City of Whitehorse releases 20-year plan

Council will vote Aug. 8 on first reading of proposed OCP

 

The sheet piling wall installed along Robert Service Way to address landslides is one of a number of work expences approved under emergency escarpment repairs. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)

Whitehorse council approves $2.6M for escarpment response

Costs are a lot, but necessary, says councillor

 

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at issues discussed by Whitehorse city council at its July…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
This map and photos show the tension crack that is impacting a major sewer line in the Takhini area. (City of Whitehorse/Screen shot)
This map and photos show the tension crack that is impacting a major sewer line in the Takhini area. (City of Whitehorse/Screen shot)
Wickstrom Road, which stretches along the river from the hospital before turning into the Long Lake Road, will be one way on July 21. (Google Streetview/Screengrab)

Wickstrom Road resurfacing work planned for July 21

Those travelling Wickstrom Road July 21 may want to take some extra…

Wickstrom Road, which stretches along the river from the hospital before turning into the Long Lake Road, will be one way on July 21. (Google Streetview/Screengrab)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

This week at city hall

Mosquito control In the July 4 standing committee meeting, Mayor Laura Cabott…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
A woman pays for downtown parking with coins on July 5. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)

Council considers parking complaints in Whitehorse’s downtown core

City to review fee schedule and option of payment kiosks

A woman pays for downtown parking with coins on July 5. (Magan Carty/Yukon News)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

This week at city hall

A look at issues discussed by Whitehorse city council at its June…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Yukon Breeze’ site at Schwatka Lake. (Courtesy Yukon Breeze)

Yukon Breeze C-can plan turned down

Council votes 4-3 not to allow storage, fencing plan

Yukon Breeze’ site at Schwatka Lake. (Courtesy Yukon Breeze)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at issues discussed by Whitehorse city council at its June…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

Welcoming back the public The doors are open and the public is…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
The City of Whitehorse has released its draft Official Community Plan and is seeking public feedback. (City of Whitehorse/Screen shot)

‘Diverse, liveable, and affordable:’ Whitehorse drafts an 18-year plan

Document would designate Porter Creek D as greenspace, development to go elsewhere

The City of Whitehorse has released its draft Official Community Plan and is seeking public feedback. (City of Whitehorse/Screen shot)
One of a number of toolkits the Coalition of Inclusive Municipalities provides to communities. Whitehorse city council voted May 9 to reconfirm its membership in the coalition and begin the work to establish a local committee focused on inclusivity in the city. (Screen shot)

Whitehorse council launching inclusivity committee

Council votes to move forward with new advisory committee

One of a number of toolkits the Coalition of Inclusive Municipalities provides to communities. Whitehorse city council voted May 9 to reconfirm its membership in the coalition and begin the work to establish a local committee focused on inclusivity in the city. (Screen shot)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at issues discussed at Whitehorse city council’s May 2 meeting.…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at discussions and decisions made by Whitehorse city council at…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Whitehorse City Hall seen in a file photo. (Yukon News file)

This week at Whitehorse City Hall

A look at issues discussed by council at its April 19 meeting.…

Whitehorse City Hall seen in a file photo. (Yukon News file)
Mayor Laura Cabott stands outside Whitehorse City Hall on April 21, where she announced plans to build a new city hall structure have been cancelled after bids came in nearly $10 million over budget. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Council cancels plans for new Whitehorse City Hall

‘We are not comfortable moving forward on this project at this particular time’: mayor

Mayor Laura Cabott stands outside Whitehorse City Hall on April 21, where she announced plans to build a new city hall structure have been cancelled after bids came in nearly $10 million over budget. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A rendering of the proposed new city hall, services building and transit hub. A petition has been launched calling for the project to be cancelled. (City of Whitehorse/Submitted)

Petition calls for Whitehorse to cancel new city hall project

‘… there are better ways to spend our money,’ document states

A rendering of the proposed new city hall, services building and transit hub. A petition has been launched calling for the project to be cancelled. (City of Whitehorse/Submitted)
Possibilities for on-street patios in parrellell parking areas are contemplated as shown in this rendering. Changes would have to be made to the City of Whitehorse Lease, Encroachment, and Property Use Policy. (City of Whitehorse)

More possibilities pondered for Whitehorse street patios

Looking at ways to increase on-street seating

Possibilities for on-street patios in parrellell parking areas are contemplated as shown in this rendering. Changes would have to be made to the City of Whitehorse Lease, Encroachment, and Property Use Policy. (City of Whitehorse)