Category Archives: City of Ottawa

Notices and other information from the City of Ottawa that is of relevance to our neighbourhood.

Rosemount Revitalization Open House – December 13, 15

Invitation: Open House for Rosemount Revitalization

Ottawa Public Library invites members of the community, partners, and customers of OPL’s Rosemount branch to view preliminary designs for revitalizing and improving the 100-year-old branch.

There will be two Open House sessions at the Rosemount branch:

  • Thursday, December 13 from 6 to 8 pm
  • Saturday, December 15 from noon to 2 pm

The branch is located at 18 Rosemount Avenue. Registration is not required.

OPL is working with local design firm +VG Architects, who have been engaged to conduct the revitalization, including public consultation to ensure community needs are met. The preliminary designs reflect input and suggestions from the public, further to consultation online and in person in October 2018. Members of the public will be able to meet the architects and OPL staff, ask questions and share comments about the most recent design.

Designs will be finalized in the coming months and presented to the OPL Board in February.

Construction work is expected to begin in spring 2019 for completion in late 2019 during which Library services will be provided at a nearby temporary location.

https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/rosemount-revitalization

City Consulting on Significant Woodlands

Subject: Fwd: Significant Woodlands Guidelines — public consultation
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 19:36:29 -0500
From: Heather Pearl <hpearl2012@gmail.com>

Hi all. This is FYI, and to be posted on the web site.

The City is inviting comments on the Draft Significant Woodlands Guidelines, just posted on the City of Ottawa website. Here are the full links and the re-directs:

https://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/public-engagement/projects/significant-woodlands or https://Ottawa.ca/woodlands

https://ottawa.ca/fr/hotel-de-ville/engagement-du-public/projets/boises-dimportance or https://Ottawa.ca/boisés

The deadline for public comment is December 17, 2018.
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Rosemount Library Open House – October 3

From: READRosemount <readrosemount@gmail.com>
Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 2:30 PM
Subject: Upcoming Rosemount Library Consultation – Press Release

Please see the message below or the attached press release sent on behalf of the Rosemount Expansion and Development Group (READ).

The Future of Ottawa’s Rosemount Library is NOW!

The revitalization of the Rosemount Branch of the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) begins this Wednesday evening, October 3rd, from 6 to 8 pm at the Rosemount Branch Library (18 Rosemount Ave). The community is invited to meet with the architects to provide input at an OPEN HOUSE. The Rosemount Expansion and Development (READ) community group believes now is the crucial time for the Kitchissippi community to have their say. The revitalization is urgently needed to ensure that Rosemount will meet the demands of the vibrant, growing Kitchissippi neighbourhood. READ’s hope is that the library will be redesigned so it becomes an innovative, interactive and integrated community hub.
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Mayoral Candidates Meeting – October 9

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Save the Date! FCA sponsors Mayoral Candidates Meeting

An Invitation to all FCA Members and Friends…

Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Place: Tom Brown Arena, 141 Bayview Road (Bayview Transitway Station)

https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Tom+Brown+Arena/@45.4079329,-75.7252054,17z

The FCA is sponsoring a Mayoral Candidates Meeting on Tuesday, October 9 at Tom Brown Arena, 141 Bayview Road (near Bayview Transitway Station). All mayoral candidates have been invited. Candidates will be responding to top FCA concerns (from our September 13 FCA Meeting) regarding planning, transportation and other issues important to our neighbourhoods.

This meeting will be moderated by Joanne Chianello, CBC Municipal Affairs Reporter. The meeting is open to the public. Please share with your community.

FCA.Public Invitation Mayor Meeting Candidates 2018.pdf

Bus Route Changes Survey

This is a slightly political message, but it’s worth posting since the recent bus route changes are of local concern. Problems with the new routes (such as not fully connecting across downtown Ottawa) have lead to this survey to get feedback to present to municipal candidates, and to the formation of the Ottawa Transit Riders’ Group. Continue reading

Connecting with the City of Ottawa

One way of keeping up with the many things happening in Ottawa is to subscribe to the City’s newsletters. Here is the link to the registration page, with checkboxes for a couple of dozen topics you can sign up for.
https://ottawa.ca/esubscriptions/signup-form-en.html

There’s also https://ottawa.ca/en/news for press releases and other pieces of news (there’s an RSS feed if you want to subscribe to those). As you can guess, there’s also a French version at https://ottawa.ca/fr/sujets-de-lheure
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2018 Planning Primer I – September 22+

The next Planning Primer I classes for residents will be on September 22, 24 and in French on October 1. Details and sign-up at https://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/planning-and-development/community-involvement/planning-primer

The Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department offers the Planning Primer Program to help residents become more aware of, and more involved in, the land-use planning process. The program is a series of half-day courses. Please see our schedule for other Primer courses.The content of these Primer courses is the same as those offered in previous years.