Mandatory Parking for RUH/Children’s Hospital

Res #: 33-14A
Number: 33
Year: 2014
Midterm: No
Expired: Yes
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Health

WHEREAS the Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan is currently being constructed at the RUH Hospital, where 1/3 of the current parking has been decommissioned; and

WHEREAS municipal ratepayers, who are patients and visitors, who travel to Saskatoon are unable to access the current parking lots as they are often full to capacity; and

WHEREAS municipal ratepayers employed by the hospital are being relocated to non-electric parking lots located over ½ mile away and must take shuttles during daylight hours; and

WHEREAS shift workers are forced to walk after hours in the dark, with no escorts to their vehicles;

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the Ministry of Health to construct parking lots to facilitate the additional parking requirements for all visitors, patients and staff travelling from all areas of the province.