FCA Committees

Various committees established to work on particular issues and make recommendations to the FCA

Survey on “Building in Mature Neighbourhoods” – your comments welcome

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Nov 292017
 

There has been much discussion about conflicts between developers/renovators and adjacent neighbours. The City has a pamphlet “Building or Renovating in a Mature Neighbourhood” which touches on relations between builders and adjacent residents. You can find the pamphlet here. The City is considering revising or replacing the existing pamphlet and requests community input for this […]

Federation of Citizens Associations (FCA) Presentation to Ottawa Police Services Board Re. the 2018 Budget

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Nov 282017
 

Some FCA members presented to the Police Services Board November 28th, 2017. Here is a link to the document which summarizes their presentation. http://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/FCA-budget-brief-OPS-27Nov17.pdf  

FCA 2017 Transportation Committee Report

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Oct 162017
 

Below you will find the FCA’s transportation committee report which was discussed at the FCA’s October 2017 meeting in Lowertown. Link to FCA Transportation report: http://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/TMP-brief-FCA-16Oct17-1.pdf Link to FCA October 2017 meeting details: http://fca-fac.ca/2017/10/fca-october-18-general-meeting-notice/ Link to FCA press release dated October 26, 2017: http://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/20172610FCATransportationrelease.pdf      

Sep 132017
 

The FCA has submitted a letter to the Minister of Housing and Municipal Affairs of Ontario regarding Bill 139. The letter can be viewed here. http://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Cover-letter-Bill-139-EBR0130590-FCA-comments-13Aug17.pdf Backgrounder: The Greenspace Alliance has put together a review of Bill 139, part of the proposed Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017: Amendments to the Planning Act. […]

Sep 092017
 
Transportation Equity Summit

The Healthy Transportation Coalition and EnviroCentre are pleased to invite you to the: 2017 Transportation Equity Summit September 22, 2017 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ottawa City Hall This year’s summit provides a platform for the ongoing dialogue needed to achieve equitable transportation in Ottawa. The summit will provide an opportunity for professionals, decision makers […]

Inaugural Board of Directors appointed for ByWard and Parkdale Markets’ new management structure

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Jul 212017
 

A selection committee composed of Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Mathieu Fleury and Councillor Jeff Leiper reviewed the applications of approximately 75 candidates who responded to the public call-out for Board members in May 2017. Candidates were assessed on the basis of their leadership skills, business experience and community awareness. The Board, which has been tasked […]

Infill I-II update, FCA meeting report and power point

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Jul 202017
 

Please find the PDF of a presentation from the City of Ottawa updating the status of Infill I-II, shared by Elizabeth Desmarais, City Planner, here. At our meeting held on  July 7 with FCA president Sheila Perry, a discussion was had on the format and some key issues of the review that relate to the […]

Jul 062017
 

This is to advise you about the City of Ottawa’s Property Standards By-law Review, which just recently began. A comprehensive review of the Property Standards By-law was completed in 2013 and resulted in a new and updated by-law. However, a few additional issues were raised as part of the By-law Review Strategy approved by Council […]