Special AVCA Planning meeting March 4th,7pm

An application has been received by the City of Ottawa Committee of Adjustment to sever the corner lot property at 2067 Palmer into two lots. The applicant needs permission from the City to do so as this is against the current zoning by-laws, and therefore the AVCA is holding a meeting where neighbours and residents can express their views to the representatives (planners) of the client looking to split the lot. The meeting will be held Monday, March 4th at 7pm at Rideau Park United Church. Please rsvp to Patrizia Huot at anna_maria.huot@outlook.com if you will be attending.

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Heron Gate Presentation

On February 11th and 12th Timbercreek provided this presentation to attendees of the city councillor’s open house on Heron Gate. The presentation provided an overview of what was heard over the last year of consultations, Timbercreek’s social framework commitments, and examines options they are exploring with respect to built form and density as well as open spaces and green connections. There will be further consultations towards the end of March prior to Timbercreek seeking approval of their plan. Updates on those meetings will be provided here in the common weeks.

Community Information Sessions on Downsizing

Alta Vista-based Agewell Solutions is offering free community information sessions for older adults who may be considering downsizing. Two sessions are offered this upcoming week: one on Monday, February 25th from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Rideau Park United Church and one on Wednesday, February 27th from 10 to 11:30 am at the Alta Vista Public Library. Registration requested at https://www.agewellsolutions.ca/events/downsizing-as-an-older-adult-information-session/

In March, Agewell will be offering information sessions on Care Navigation and Advocacy on March 25th and 27th. Stay tuned!

Winter Fun Day tomorrow 3pm to 7pm and AVCA meeting on Tuesday 7pm to 8:30pm

Tomorrow is Family Fun Day at that Alta Vista Rink on Randall Avenue, hosted by the Rink Ratz. Join in the fun from 3 to 7 pm- everyone is welcome. Enjoy horse-drawn sleigh rides courtesy of Councillor Cloutier, bring your skates and a nut-free treat to enjoy. Donations are also being accepted to help purchase a commercial snowblower for the rink.

Our AVCA meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 19th at 7pm at Rideau Park United Church. Come and hear about all the things going on in our community and have your say! There are a lot of projects including Herongate redevelopment, Alta Vista Drive redesign, and planning for our Annual Picnic. Hope to see you there.

Next Meeting is February 19th

Our next meeting will be held this coming Tuesday, February 19th at 7pm at Rideau Park United Church. The agenda will be available on Sunday, February 21st, and will include discussions on Herongate, updates on the City’s plans for the development of a new official Plan and news from both our Planning and Parks committees. We will also share updates on the Alta Vista fieldhouse project, and discuss plans for the Alta Vista picnic on Sunday June 9th. Our meetings are a great chance to bring forward your community issues and hear an update from our Ward 18 councillor, Jean Cloutier.