On June 9 (was postponed from May 26), the Federation of Citizens Associations (FCA) is hosting a workshop for Ottawa’s community members on Best practices at Committee of Adjustment (CofA).
A poster, which includes registration information for the workshop, is at: http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/220526wkshp.pdf All are welcome.
P.S. Our own Heather Pearl is helping with the “Do’s and Don’ts at Committee of Adjustment” section.
Subject: Fwd: Weekend Workshops January 23 and 30
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 22:58:53 -0500
From: Heather Pearl <email@example.com>
Ottawa is in the process of building a new Official Plan, to direct the City’s growth and development during the next couple of decades.
The proposed plan takes a significantly different approach to city planning and redevelopment than has been taken in the past. All current residential zones (Champlain Park is R1 and R2) will be replaced and the City will be divided into “Transects”. All of our Kitchissippi Ward is situated in the new “Inner Urban Transect”. The goal is to “Transform” the Inner Urban Transect fairly quickly to accommodate greater density.
The Federation of Citizens’ Associations (FCA) will be presenting four workshops on the next two Saturday mornings. The purpose is to: Continue reading “Official Draft Plan Weekend Workshops – January 23, 30”
For your info, and in case you want to participate in the boundary changing process or just to let us know your views…
Subject: Re: Actions Requested: Ward Boundary Review
Date: Mon, 7 Sep 2020 19:59:08 +0000 (UTC)
From: ROLAND DORSAY <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Below for your info is the City’s link to Ward Boundary Review’s 2nd Round of public consultations that runs through to Friday, September 25th. The purpose of this round of consultations purpose is to get public feedback on the 6 options that the consultants will be putting forward for Council consideration later this year.
Everyone: I would very much welcome your thoughts on the Ward Boundary Review, if possible in advance of this Thursday evening, when it will be on the K9 agenda.
A couple of upcoming events via the Federation of Citizens’ Associations:
PIED and FCA Planning Updates – Wednesday, September 9 at 7 p.m.
INVITATION FCA.PIED AGENDA. SEPT 9 . sp.pdf
Energy Mix – What We’ve Learned from the Pandemic – Thursday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Learning from the Pandemic backgrounder v.1.pdf
Note, may be postponed, see http://kitchissippiward.ca/content/update-postponed-personal-emergency-preparedness-info-session-may-14-hcc
Subject: Emergency Preparedness
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 18:56:57 +0000 (UTC)
From: ROLAND DORSAY <email@example.com>
Emergency Preparedness Hintonburg.pdf
P.S. At last night’s FCA Board meeting, I proposed that all CA’s would benefit from working together and learning from each other’s experiences. With rising waters on many people’s minds, agreement was unanimous. The FCA will develop a means of doing so.
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)
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
Just a note that the FCA is putting on a workshop titled “Ottawa – a City of Neighbourhoods” on the topic of:
It is intended to be a forum for discussion about planning among community associations, residents, city officials and the development industry. It is an opportunity to learn about planning issues, solutions and a long term vision for neighbourhoods in Ottawa.
See http://fca-fac.ca/2018/01/jan-27-weekend-workshop-ottawa-a-city-of-neighbourhoods/ for information. One of our co-chairs, Heather, will be attending and everyone else is welcome to attend.
The Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa general meeting is being held soon (it is an umbrella group for community associations like our own). Information from http://fca-fac.ca/2018/01/fca-fac-general-meeting-wed-jan-17/ and https://us9.campaign-archive.com/?u=a27879f3aba0015f3fdd0f6be&id=7fc97ac39e
FCA-FAC General Meeting Wed. Jan. 17, 2018
On January 17 an FCA-FAC General Meeting will be held at Kitchissippi United Church with an Arts and Culture theme.
In accordance with our custom at the first meeting of the new year, the meeting will feature “speed-dating”, a series of simultaneous small group interviews with invited experts. Meeting attendees rotate from expert to expert making contacts and learning of various topics of interest to communities.
Continue reading “FCA-FAC Meeting – January 17”