Resources for CAs

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What to tell your Councillor about City Budgeting for Community Centres, Parks and Recreation – and when

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May 312016
 

At the FCA-FAC monthly meeting on May 18, community association leaders, councillors and city officials discussed the state of the parks, recreation facilities and community-building structures such as community centres. The following is the plan for action/guidance that came from that meeting.

May 102016
 

http://www.milieu.io/ has details of all applications for development in the city and indication of where they are at in the development stage. It describes itself as a platform for people to stay informed, discuss and submit ideas about urban planning and development projects in the city. So have a look at it. It is not […]

May 062016
 

FCA President Gary Sealey and I along with other members of the executive have been looking at other large urban centres to see what the counterparts to the FCA-FAC do and how they do it. I tended to look at the Calgary example, Federation of Calgary Communities, while President Sealey is drawn to the Edmonton […]

Survey of those who attended the general meeting of January 2016

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Mar 192016
 

This meeting was a test of a format designed to involve the attendees in a series of small-group sessions of their choosing with various subject-matter experts in a variety of fields. The objectives were to add to the knowledge base of attendees and to encourage the development of ongoing contacts with the experts and with […]

Mar 072016
 

To all FCA Planning and Zoning Committee Representatives: Here are updates and notes for you to circulate to your Community Association Representatives, following our General Meeting held on March 3, 2016. These updates are intended to keep everyone informed of Planning and Zoning issues and our work with City of Ottawa consultation. Best regards, Sheila […]