April 15, 2019

Hydro Pole Burial on Montreal Road

We have great news for Vanier! On March 27, Council unanimously passed my motion for the burial of the hydro poles along Montreal Rd. After much hard work we have successfully gotten an agreement for all the hydro infrastructure to be buried. As many of you will know, the Montreal Rd Revitalization Project, which is a key pillar of the Vision Vanier …

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April 10, 2019

St. Denis, Lavergne and Ste-Monique Streets Integrated Road, Sewer, and Watermain Reconstruction

PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION April 2019  You are invited: Monday, April 15, 2019 6:30 to 8:30 pm Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, Kiwanis Room 300 Des Pères-Blancs Avenue, Ottawa, ON Dear Resident,   The City of Ottawa invites you to attend a Public Information Session to discuss a construction project planned in your neighbourhood. Design drawings will be on display and staff will …

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April 9, 2019

Urban Councillors Winter Operations Info Session

March 20, 2019 Moderator: Councillor Mathieu Fleury (Rideau-Vanier Ward – 12) Councillors: Shawn Menard (Capital Ward – 17, Catherine McKenney (Somerset Ward – 14), Jeff Leiper (Kitchissippi Ward 15), staff from Rideau Rockcliffe Ward (13) City Staff: Kevin Wylie (General Manager, Public Works and Environmental Services) Luc Gagné (Director, Roads and Parking Services), Bryden Denyes (Area Manager, Core Road Services) …

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April 4, 2019

Russell, Templeton, Mann and Range Construction Project Update (IMAGE Sandy Hill)

As many of you will know a construction project is set to begin in the south east of Sandy Hill. The project has recently been split into two stages. Templeton and Russell will be reconstructed this year (starting in the spring) and Mann and Range will be completed in 2020. The construction work will include rehabilitation/replacement of: sidewalks, road structure …

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April 3, 2019

Light Rail Transit (LRT) – A Cohesive City project

On March 6, Stage 2 of the LRT passed at Council. We are still anxiously awaiting the opening of LRT Stage 1, which is the backbone of our future transit system. It is sure to modernize the transit experience in our capital city. Although disappointed by the delay in Stage 1, we are protecting the taxpayers by withholding further payments. …

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March 21, 2019

A Safe Vanier is Everyone’s Responsibility (In collaboration with Crime Prevention Vanier)

As a community we can work together to foster a safe and welcoming environment for everyone. The Vanier Community Association is an avenue for residents to connect with many key partners through monthly meetings including a monthly Vanier Safety Committee dedicated to organizing safety initiatives that benefit to the overall quality of life for residents in Vanier. The Vanier Neighbourhood …

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March 20, 2019

Detailed design plans for the Mann Avenue, Range Road, Russell Avenue and Templeton Street project

Why: The purpose of the project is to renew the aging infrastructure on the affected streets. What: Specifically, the works proposed include the rehabilitation and/or replacement of: sidewalks, road structure and pavement watermains and sewers lateral services to the property line When: The current project schedule is as follows: design – fall 2018 to spring 2019 construction – 2019-2020 Where: The streets included as …

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March 18, 2019

Winter 2019 Community Update

What’s New at Ottawa Markets As they close their inaugural year, Ottawa Markets, who manage the ByWard Market building and outdoor vending and animation, are already in the middle of planning their activities and services for 2019. In 2018, they worked hard to bring families back to the ByWard Market. They have organized the following initiatives in 2018: -Invited local …

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March 18, 2019

Budget 2019 – What You Need to Know

At the Council meeting of March 8th, the 2019 budget was passed. There will be a 3% tax increase to bring the City’s budget to $3.6 billion for 2019. This represents an additional $113 for the average homeowner. The first budget of a term of council is important because it sets subtle priorities for the whole term (4 year period). …

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March 12, 2019

Winter Maintenance Info Session – March 20

On March 20, residents of the City’s urban wards are invited to an information session and Q&A on winter maintenance and snow clearing on roads, sidewalks and bike lanes. This information session will include presentations from City staff as well as an open forum to voice your questions and concerns. WHEN: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 TIME: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. WHERE: …

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