#apps #Information Technology Sub-Committee #neighbourhoods #snow #snow plow #snowplow #Where is My Plow #winter

New tool will help residents who wonder: Where Is My Plow?

There is a new tool on ottawa.ca this winter that will help Ottawa residents know when a City plow will clear their snow-covered residential street.  Called ** Where Is My Plow ** , the web tool allows you to enter your home address and find the estimated time when your residential street will be plowed during a major storm. ...

#coach houses #community #neighbourhoods #Official Plan #Older Adult Plan #online questionnaire

Ottawa seeking input on regulations surrounding coach houses

Residents are invited to review a City of Ottawa discussion paper on secondary dwelling units and to offer comments on proposed changes to the Zoning By-law.  Secondary dwelling units are self-contained living units either attached to or on the same grounds as a detached or semi-detached home, duplex building or townhouse. ...

#CO2 alarms #community #Fire Safety #firefighters #neighbourhoods #Ottawa Fire Services #safety #smoke alarms

Ottawa Fire Services will be knocking on doors September 14 to 21

Ottawa Fire Services (OFS) firefighters will be out in the community during the third week of September to encourage residents to install, test and ensure that smoke alarms in their homes are operating.  September 14 to 21 is the second of two eight-day blitzes OFS planned for 2015 as part of its annual Wake Up campaign. ...

#election signs #elections #federal election #neighbourhoods #politics

City of Ottawa rules for election signs

With the announcement today of the 2015 federal election on Monday, October 19, 2015, the City of Ottawa reminds candidates of municipal regulations on election signs.  The regulations require that temporary election signs not be posted on private property, such as lawns and businesses, until 60 days prior to the federal election (Thursday, August 20), and not be posted on public property until 30 days prior to the election (Saturday, September 19). ...

#Capital Campaign #community #Homeless #Meryle Cameron Hall #neighbourhoods #Options Bytown #Ottawa Police Association

On June 18th Options Bytown Launches Capital Campaign to Mark 25 Years of Providing Permanent Housing and Ending Homelessness

For 25 years, Options Bytown has been successfully housing the homeless by instilling hope and providing the most vulnerable people in Ottawa with the skills they need to live independently in the community. Options Bytown has ensured that hundreds of men and women have been able to leave homeless shelters and move to permanent housing – and stay there. ...

#commemorative naming proposals #community #neighbourhoods #parks

City seeking public input on six commemorative naming proposals

The City of Ottawa Commemorative Naming Committee is conducting public consultations on six separate naming proposals to: * Name a new park at 701 Meadow Ridge Circle “Doug Rivington Park” * Name a woodland area on Abbott Street adjacent to Sacred Heart High School the “Kemp Woodland” * Name a new park at 130 Woodbine Place “Percy Taverner Park” * Rename the Osgoode Multi-Use Pathway the “Doug Thompson Multi-Use Pathway” * Name the gazebo in Davidson Park at 5 Ryerson Avenue the “George Watson Gazebo” * Rename Black Tern Park at 53 Black Tern Crescent “Brian Parsons Park” ** Doug Rivington Park – (Ward 5 – West Carleton-March) ** In recognition of Doug Rivington’s extensive community service, the City of Ottawa has been asked to name a new park at 701 Meadow Ridge Circle “Doug Rivington Park”. ...