Robert Brocklebank

Jun 052019
 

The Annual General meeting of the FCA-FAC [Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa] will be held at City Hall in the Col. By Room on Wednesday June 19 from 7 pm.

A draft agenda for the June 19 AGM is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/190618DA.pdf Minutes for the previous AGM of June 20, 2018 are found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/180620DM.pdf

May 112019
 

The next FCA-FAC General Meeting will be held Wednesday May 15, 2019 from 7pm at the Hunt Club/Riverside Park Community Centre, 3320 Paul Anka Drive.

Each member association is invited to send two delegates to General Meetings. Observers are always welcome.

A draft agenda for the May 15 meeting is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/190515DA.pdf . Note that motions to be brought before the meeting are detailed in the background notes attached to the draft agenda. Draft minutes for the previous meeting on April 17 are found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/190417DM.pdf .

Download the Community Development Toolkit here (6.1MB Zip file)

Apr 252019
 

The awards committee is seeking nominations for the awards presented annually at the June AGM.

Up to four awards may be presented: Lifetime Achievement, FCA Contributor, Builders or Excellence in Media.

You can find a more detailed description of the awards on the awards page under “About Us” on this website or simply follow this link.

Nominations are due by May 17 and should be sent to our past president, Graeme Roderick at roderick@fca-fac.ca

Submissions should include all the necessary information in support of the nomination or our past president, Graeme Roderick at roderick@fca-fac.ca

Apr 072019
 

The next General Meeting of the FCA-FAC will be Wednesday April 17 from 7 pm at the Old Ottawa South Community Centre (Old Firehall) 260 Sunnyside Ave.

A prime feature of the meeting will be a panel discussion with theme
Ottawa’s new Official Plan: what do we want and how do we get there?

Panelists include Carolyn Mackenzie [Community representative on the City’s Planning Advisory Committee], Shawn Menard [Councillot, Ward 17], Alain Miguelez [Program Manager, Planning Infrastructure & Economic Development Dept.], Jay Baltz [Community planning activist from Hintonburg Community Association] and Jason Burggraaf [Executive Director, Greater Ottawa Homebuilders Association].

A draft agenda for the April 17 meeting is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/190417DA.pdf Draft minutes for the previous (March 20) meeting are found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/190320DM.pdf

To download the presentation from Alen Miguelez please click here

To download the presentation from Jay Baltz please click here

Feb 132019
 

The next General Meeting of the FCA-FAC [Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa] will be held Wednesday February 20, 2019 from 7pm at Kanata Recreation Centre, 100 Charlie Rogers Place.

A prime theme of the meeting will be the relationship between community groups and the local business community, sometimes organized in a Business Improvement Area, at other times just a neighbour in business.

An updated draft agenda for the Feb. 20 meeting is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/190220DA-2.pdf . Draft minutes for the previous (January 16) meeting are found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/190116DM.pdf .

Dec 232018
 

First meeting of the year will feature “speed-dating”, brief interviews on a rotational basis with experts on city services. (See below for further details.) The meeting will be held in the Richmond Room at Nepean Sportsplex on Woodroffe Ave.

A draft agenda for the Jan. 16 meeting is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/190116DA.pdf Note that the agenda background information addendum provides links to the presentations from the January 9 briefing on site plan control modification and on the LPASC – Local Planning Appeal Support Centre.

The following subject experts will be available for “speed-dating’ interviews:

1.      Library Services:    Karen Beiles, Coordinator, West Branches / Community Development Lead

2.      Recreation,  Cultural and Facility Services:   Frempon Bafi-Yeboa,
Portfolio Manager, Funding Partnerships & Agreements Management and David Masrour, Funding Coordinator, Funding Partnerships and Agreements

3.      Emergency and Protective Services: Alison Sandor, By-law and Regulatory Services Branch  

4.      Ottawa Public Health: Inge Roosendaal, M.Pl., MCIP, RPP, Program Development Officer & Planner, Communications & Community Engagement  and Doug Kirkpatrick, Director of Communications and Community Engagement

5.      Community Development  Framework(CDF):  Tammy Corner, Facilitator, CDF

6.      Ottawa Police Services: Mandy Wilson, Community Developer,  Ottawa Police Service Community Development Section,  Executive Services Directorate

7.      Service Innovation and Performance:   Tracy Gierman, Manager of HR Client Relations

8.      Service Innovation and Performance:  Kim Ennis, Program Manager, Service Improvement, Digital Services and Innovation, Service Transformation

9.      Service Innovation and Performance: Rob Giggey, Program Manager, Web Services, Service Ottawa

10.  Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development(PIED):  David Maloney, Planner, Heritage and Urban Design Services

11OC Transpo, Transportation Services: Danielle Ritz, Customer Services

Dec 072018
 

The next General Meeting of the FCA-FAC [Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa] will be held Wednesday December 12 from 7pm at 8 Sweetnam Drive in Stittsville. A draft agenda for the meeting is found at   http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/181212DA.pdf .  Draft Minutes for the previous meeting on November 21 are found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/181121DM.pdf    .

Dec 022018
 

In the context of the Governance Review which the new Council will consider on December 5, FCA-FAC has written to request the terms of reference for the Transit Commission be changed to permit Councillors to review (and be held accountable for) major operational issues. Currently Council votes only on the OC Transpo budget, fare structure and labour negotiation mandate. The FCA letter is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/181128LT.pdf

Nov 052018
 

The next General Meeting of the FCA-FAC [Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa] will be held Wednesday November 21 from 7:15 pm at the New Edinburgh Park Field House, 193 Stanley Ave. A draft agenda for the Nov. 21 meeting is found at  http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/181121DA.pdf   Draft minutes for the previous (October 17) meeting are found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/181017DM.pdf

Oct 152018
 

The next General Meeting of the FCA-FAC [Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa will be held Wednesday October 17 from 7:15pm at Van Lang Community Centre, 29 Van Lang Private. The theme of the meeting will be disaster preparedness in our neighbourhoods.

Each member association is invited to sent two delegates to General Meetings. Observers are always welcome.

A draft agenda for the October 17 meeting is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/181017DA.pdf

Draft minutes for the previous (September 13) meeting will be posted shortly.