Robert Brocklebank

Sep 302018
 

Save the Date! FCA sponsors Mayoral Candidates Meeting Oct. 9 @ 7pm @ Tom Brown Arena, 141 Bayview Road (Bayview Transitway Station)

The FCA (Federation of Citizens Associations) is sponsoring a Mayoral Candidates Meeting on Tuesday October 9 (7 pm) at the Tom Brown Arena, 141 Bayview Road (near the 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 communities.

This meeting will be moderated by Joanne Chianello, CBC Municipal Affairs Reporter. It is open to the public.

Sep 112018
 

The next General Meeting of the FCA-FAC will be held Thursday September 13 from 7:15 pm at the Overbrook Community Centre, 33 Quill Street. A principal theme of the meeting will be discussion about issues to raise with candidates in the October municipal election.

A draft agenda for the Sept. 13 meeting is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/180913DA.pdf 

Draft minutes for the previous (May 16) meeting are found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/180516DM.pdf

Jul 102018
 

FCA-FAC has submitted written comments on the proposed high-rise development at 900 Albert. The letter to Council members is found here. In addition to writing, FCA-FAC President Sheila Perry outlined concerns about the proposal before Planning Committee on July 10, 2018.

Jun 162018
 

The Annual General Meeting of FCA-FAC [Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa] will be held at City Hall, Col. By Room from 7pm on Wednesday June 20. Member associations are invited to send delegations to the meeting and observers are welcome.

A draft agenda for the AGM is here. Note that the meeting will feature a panel discussion on “Community Associations and Engaging the media in Ottawa”, and FCA Awards will be presented.

Draft Minutes for the 2017 AGM are here.

May 132018
 

The next General Meeting of FCA-FAC will be held Wednesday May 16 at Heron Road Community Centre, 1480 Heron Road. A feature of the meeting will be information on initial work on a new Official Plan for Ottawa and other discussion about planning & zoning matters.

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

A draft agenda for the May 16 meeting is found here. Draft minutes for the previous meeting (April 18) are here.

Apr 152018
 

The next General Meeting of the FCA-FAC will be held Wednesday April 18 at the CityView Retirement Residence, 151 Meadowlands Ave. Each member association is invited to send two delegates to General Meetings. Observers are always welcome.

2. The April 18 meeting will feature a panel of speakers to provide an update on current environment issues for Ottawa. A draft agenda for the meeting is found here. Draft minutes for the previous (March 21) meeting are found here.

Mar 212018
 

On March 15, 2018 an FCA-FAC workshop was held on “Organizing all candidates meetings”. The presentation for the workshop, prepared by FCA Vice-President Alex Cullen is found here.

Additional information has been collected from member associations.

  • Judith Shane of Hampton-Iona Community Group has written a guidebook available here.
  • Christine McAllister of the Glebe Community Association has pointers plus sample correspondence and posters from previous meetings available here.