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 […]
Access to the surveys completed on various topics related to the functioning of community organizations or the work of the FCA-FAC
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 […]
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 December 8 FCA-FAC General Meeting will feature discussion about community safety and security (see the meeting agenda at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/161208DA.pdf ). In preparation for that discussion community members are invited to respond to a survey (go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BSJ8R76 ). Although the survey is still open and is collecting responses, preliminary results of the survey were captured […]
The next General Meeting will be held Thursday Dec. 8 at the Overbrook Community Centre 33 Quill St. A discussion on community safety, featuring senior officers of Ottawa Police Services will be the prime feature of the meeting. A proposal for a submission for the OMB Review will also be discussed. To prepare for the […]
Over the summer the board of directors, ably assisted by facilitator Phil Nicholson, met to reflect on options for the FCA-FAC for the coming year and onward. A document for discussion was circulated at the General Meeting of Sept. 15. The discussion paper, with minor amendments reflecting comments at the Sept. 15. meeting, is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Prospect.pdf Readers […]
At its retreat last summer, the board of the FCA-FAC set out some top-level goals to pursue over the year. These were: 1. Get known as an important and useful federation by media, politicians and the public. 2. Present credible and compelling voices of regional groupings of community and citizen associations through a wide range […]
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 […]
In 2015 FCA-FAC conducted a survey to take a snapshot of the structure, activities and the nature of community organizations in Ottawa. The following survey offers a glimpse of the cadre of hard-working volunteers striving to make a difference in our communities.
Survey of members with respect to achievements or progress on FCA-FAC priorities for 2014-15.