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Board Meeting Minutes March 2019

GCA Board Meeting Minutes   Tuesday, March 26, 7:00 p.m. Glebe Community Centre   Present: Louise Arnoff, Elizabeth Ballard, Dan Chook Reid, June Creelman, Colette Downie, Sylvia Grandi, Rochelle Handelman (proxy for Carol Macleod), Jennifer Humphries (proxy for Angela Keller-Herzog), Bruce Jamieson, Sylvie Legros, Carolyn Mackenzie, Christine McAllister, Liz McKeen, Bill Price, Sue Stefko, Josh [...]

2019-04-22T10:37:33-04:00April 22nd, 2019|Board, Board Meeting Minutes, News|0 Comments

City of Ottawa, stop promoting plastics in the green bin

NEWS RELEASE                                                                                                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Waste Watch Ottawa, Ecology Ottawa, Community Associations for Environmental Sustainability (CAFES), Glebe Community Association Task Force on Single-Use Plastics   “City of Ottawa, stop promoting plastics in the green bin!” urges coalition of Ottawa community associations and environmental groups   Ottawa, April 15, 2019   While the Federal and Provincial [...]

2019-04-15T16:11:37-04:00April 15th, 2019|Advocacy, Environment Committee, News|0 Comments

Minutes February 26 2019

GCA Board Meeting Minutes   Tuesday, February 26, 7:00 p.m. Glebe Community Centre   Present: Elizabeth Ballard (proxy for Bruce Jamieson), June Creelman (proxy for Nini Pal), Silvia Grandi, Rochelle Handelman, Jennifer Humphries, Angela Keller-Herzog, Carolyn Mackenzie, Christine McAllister, Johanna Persohn, Bill Price, Jennifer Raven (proxy for Dan Chook Reid), Laura Smith, Josh Van Noppen, [...]

2019-03-25T14:35:56-04:00March 25th, 2019|Board, Board Meeting Minutes, News|0 Comments

Bank Street “Height & Character Study” Survey

City moves ahead with Bank Street “Height & Character Study” Take the survey and help shape Bank Street!! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BCLL3QT For more details:  https://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/public-engagement/projects/bank-street-glebe-height-and-character-study

2019-03-18T19:22:52-04:00March 18th, 2019|Heritage, News, Planning Committee|Comments Off on Bank Street “Height & Character Study” Survey

Ottawa’s New Official Plan

Ottawa’s New Official Plan The Official Plan is the strategic document that guides our city’s growth and development, and it will impact how and where the city will grow around us, now and for years to come. The City’s long-term goal is for Ottawa to grow into the most liveable mid-sized city in North America, [...]

2019-03-04T23:52:46-04:00March 4th, 2019|News, Planning Committee|Comments Off on Ottawa’s New Official Plan

Paul Dewar

Paul Dewar, our former Ottawa Centre MP, died last Wednesday, a year after being diagnosed with glioblastoma. Paul was a tireless advocate within and beyond our neighbourhood and will be missed. A celebration of life will be hosted by First United Church at Carleton University, Dominion-Chalmers Church, 355 Cooper Avenue, Ottawa at 10:30 a.m, Saturday, [...]

2019-02-14T10:42:53-04:00February 14th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Paul Dewar

Representation on City Committees

Please see attached letter from the Glebe and Glebe Annex Community Associations and the Dow's Lake Residents' Association regarding Standing Committee membership. GCA GACA and DLRA letter to Mayor re standing committee representation - January 2019

2019-01-10T13:36:40-04:00January 10th, 2019|Advocacy, News|Comments Off on Representation on City Committees

Term of Council Priorities and strategic initiatives

Formal letter from the GCA persuant to the November 2018 board meeting and our motion to endorse the CAFES recommendations for the new Term of Council Priorities and strategic initiatives. An additional point was added by GCA regarding the importance of Parks maintenance and management. Click here to view PDF

2019-01-07T10:23:13-04:00January 7th, 2019|Advocacy, Environment Committee, News|Comments Off on Term of Council Priorities and strategic initiatives

Dispose of spoiled food items at City locations

Dispose of spoiled food items at City locations (Via City of Ottawa)  Ottawa – Residents in areas affected by the tornado and windstorm can dispose of food items spoiled during the power outage at the following City locations until the end of Tuesday, September 25: 950 Clyde Avenue Basin Court Conroy Works Yard - 3100 Conroy Road Hunt [...]

2018-09-24T20:21:54-04:00September 24th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Dispose of spoiled food items at City locations

Speed limits in the Glebe

There have recently been some communications from the city bout traffic speeds in the Glebe which may have led residents to believe that the GCA was arbitrarily determining speed limits for various streets. This is not the case.   In fact, Ottawa City Council approved an overall speed reduction to 40 km for the entire Glebe-Dow’s [...]

2018-08-27T23:23:38-04:00August 27th, 2018|Advocacy, Board, News, Traffic Committee|Comments Off on Speed limits in the Glebe