AVCA Meeting Agenda

Happy New Year Alta Vista!

Please join us for this month’s AVCA meeting (Tuesday January 16, 2018 at 7pm) at Rideau Park United Church.

This month’s meeting agenda includes the follow community topics:

  • Closure of Community Newspapers
  • Alta Vista Park Play Structure Grant
  • Awesome Alta Vista Weekend
  • Heron Gate (Timbercreek) Secondary Plan
  • 2018 All-Candidates Events
  • AVCA Winter Events Funding Grants
  • Alta Vista Drive Wreath Replacement*

Please refer to our agenda for more information and share this information with your friends and neighbours and we look forward to you at our meeting.

We welcome your ideas and participation to help make Alta Vista the best place to call home.

Your neighbour,

Clinton Cowan
President, Alta Vista Community Association

Attachment: AVCA AGENDA January 16, 2018


Community Dialogue on Electoral Reform

Will 2015 be the last federal election under First Past the Post?

A Parliamentary Committee is studying Canada’s options for electoral reform. What could this mean for Ottawa South? Find out more about this process, learn about some of the voting systems and options being considered, and share your views with your neighbours.

A Community Dialogue on Electoral Reform – organized by local volunteers – will be held on Wednesday, November 16th at the Canterbury Recreation Complex, from 7 to 9pm. This event is open to all residents of the Ottawa South federal riding.


Please RSVP to eric.fvcncr@gmail.com as space is limited.

Find this event on Facebook.

AVCA May Meeting on Tuesday

The scents of BBQ, fresh cut grass and street sweeping dust is in the air. Ah, springtime in ‎Alta Vista and nearly time for our May AVCA meeting.

Our next meeting is Tuesday May 17th at 7:30pm at Rideau Park United Church. This will be our last scheduled meeting prior our summer break, resuming again in September.

The May meeting agenda includes the following:

  • President’s Report
    • Building Better Connections
    • Spring Clean-Up
    • Perennial Exchange
    • Awesome Alta Vista Weekend
  • Annual General Meeting Planning
  • Community Partnership Award
  • Movie Night
  • Membership Drive
  • Bank Street Revitalization
  • Canterbury Soccer BBQ
  • Planning & Development Report
  • City Hall – Councillor Cloutier
  • Community Concerns and Suggestions

If there is anything that we need to add to our agenda please sent it to avcapresident@gmail.com.

Budget season is upon us – input wanted!

Next month, the draft 2015 budget will be presented to Ottawa City Council for approval. To ensure that the needs of the Alta Vista community are met, Councillor Cloutier is consulting with residents about their fiscal priorities.

His goal: Finding balance to keep taxes affordable but provide a good level of service; Councillor Cloutier will meet with Mayor Watson and city staff in the coming weeks and would like to bring your ideas to the table.

The Councillor will be at Billings Bridge on Saturday from 1:30 to 3:30 and the mayor will be there at 1:50 PM if anyone wants to talk to him directly. Alternative methods of contacting him include email, phone (613-580-2488) or the Budget Comments sheet (word document).