Crime Prevention Ottawa and the FCA recently put together some articles on dealing with crime and safety in your neighbourhoods from a CA perspective. Here are the articles in English: http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/CPO1704E.pdf et en français: http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/CPO1704F.pdf For more information on assessing crime data check out the Ottawa neighbourhood study here.
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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 […]
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. The Bill proposes among other things a very substantial reform of the current appeal process for official plans and offical plan and zoning amendments. In the case […]
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 […]
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 […]
“WHO WE ARE “ Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Presentation and Updates City of Ottawa Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Presented by: Stephen Willis, General Manager, Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Please find the following 3 attachments for FCA members and Community Associations. These presentations were made at our meeting in Kanata and hosted by […]
The FCA will be hosting it’s 30th annual general meeting June 15, 2017 at 7:15pm in the Colonel By Room at City Hall. Here is a link to the press release on the event: http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-FCA-AGM-press-release.pdf July 2017 update: The FCA would like to congratulate all this year’s FCA award winners Judy Forrest, Ian Johns and […]
On May 31, FCA-FAC submitted comments on the City’s second discussion paper on review of R4 Zoning. The review has been going on for the past eight months and it has become evident that addressing issues in R4 zones will have implications for all residential zones in the City. No official announcement has yet been […]
Each year the FCA posts a survey to report back to its executive on how well it’s been performing over the year. Our organization is built from a dedicated group of volunteers and is representative of many community associations across the city. We want to give our members and the general public a chance to […]
The FCA Awards committee is seeking nominations for the FCA Awards presented annually at the June FCA AGM (June 15, 2017). Up to three awards may be presented: Lifetime Achievement, FCA Contributor, or Builders. You can find a more detailed description of the awards on the awards page under “About Us” on this website or […]