Sep 132019
 

A General Meeting of the FCA-FAC will be held Wednesday September 18 from 7pm at the Churchill Seniors Centre, 345 Richmond Road.

A draft agenda for the meeting is found at https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/190918DA.pdf

Draft minutes for the previous (May 15) General Meeting are at https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/190515DM.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 https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/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 https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/190417DM.pdf .

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

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 https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/190417DA.pdf Draft minutes for the previous (March 20) meeting are found at https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/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

Mar 202019
 

The next General Meeting of the FCA-FAC [Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa] will be held Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 7pm at the Aquaview Community Centre, 318 Aquaview Drive, Orléans

A prime theme of the meeting will be “What data do we need for good neighbourhood planning in the age of the Smart City?”

An updated draft agenda for the March 20 meeting is found here

Draft minutes for the previous (February 20) meeting is found here

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Introduction to the GACA Neighbourhood: Presentation

The Ottawa Neighbourhood Study Presentation can be found here

Smart Cities Presentation from Roland Dorsay can be found 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 https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/190220DA-2.pdf . Draft minutes for the previous (January 16) meeting are found at https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/190116DM.pdf .

FCA-FAC General Meeting March 21, 2018

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Mar 182018
 

The next General Meeting of FCA [Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa] will take place Wednesday March 21, 2018 from 7:15 pm at the Kanata Recreation Centre, 100 Charlie Rogers Place. One feature of the meeting will be a discussion about safety and drugs issues with participation by Ottawa Police Services and by Crime Prevention Ottawa.

Each member association is invited to sent two delegates to general meetings. Observers are always welcome.

A draft agenda for the March 21 meeting is found at https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/180321DA-1.pdf    Minutes in draft form from the previous (Feb. 21) meeting are found at https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/180221DM.pdf

FCA-FAC General Meeting Wed. Feb. 21, 2018

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Feb 182018
 

FCA-FAC General Meeting Wed. Feb. 21

The next general of the FCA [Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa] will take place Wednesday,  February 21 from 7:15 pm at the Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex (Hall H) 1490 Youville Drive in Orleans.

Issues of recreation standards and of donation policies will be addressed by Dan Chenier, General Manager, Recreation, Culture & Infrastructure Facilities.  Do plan to attend to learn more about Volunteer Ottawa discounted workshops for FCA members. Safe Wings Ottawa representatives will share their project with us, along with other business items. FCA Member organizations are invited to send two delegates to General Meetings. Observers are always welcome.

A draft agenda for the Feb. 21 meeting is found at https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/180221DA.pdf   Draft minutes for the previous meeting  (Jan. 17) are found at https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/180117DM.pdf

FCA-FAC General Meeting Wed. Jan. 17, 2018

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Jan 112018
 

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.

At the January 17 meeting, it will be possible to learn about opportunities for building sense of community and encouraging engagement through arts and cultural initiatives.

Following the “speed-dating” activity, regular FCA-FAC general meeting will take place.

Members and prospective member are invited to bring along representative from their communities who might welcome contact with the invited experts. Observers are always welcome at FCA-FAC General Meetings.

A draft agenda with background information for the January 17 meeting is found at https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/180117DA-1.pdf   Draft minutes for the previous (Nov. 22) meeting are found at https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/171122DM.pdf

FCA-FAC General Meeting November 22, 2017

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Nov 152017
 

A General Meeting of the Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa [FCA-FAC] will be held Wednesday November 22 at AllSaints Event Space, 10 Blackburn Ave.in Sandy Hill.  A draft agenda for the Nov. 22 meeting is found at https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/171122DA-1.pdf and draft minutes for the previous meeting held October 18 are at https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.113.120/g4t.993.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/171018DM.pdf

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

Oct 112017
 

The FCA welcomes is pleased to host its second fall meeting, this time to be hosted by the Lowertown Community Association from 7:15 to 9:15pm at the Routhier Community Centre, 172 Guigues Ave.. The meeting Agenda can be previewed here and the previous meeting minutes (September 20, 2017) are here. The meeting will focus on the outcomes of the transportation workshop hosted by the FCA last spring. The next meeting will be November 22 in Sandy Hill.