We encourage feedback on any and all issues of concern to residents. Please join us at our monthly meetings to discuss issues or send an email to President@khca.on.ca. We look forward to hearing your views!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Report of KHCA AGM sent to Kourier-Standard

The Katimavik Hazeldean Community Association annual general  meeting on Nov.  5 considered a wide range of matters.
The association updated its constitution to bring it into synch with the new Provincial law on not-for-profit organizations.     Among the changes are defining the privacy protection for email addresses, authorizing general meetings to define the duties of additional directors as they deem appropriate and increasing the annual family membership fee to $10 beginning in November, 2013.     
Following up on meeting discussion, KHCA also will assess  the practicalities of electronic voting by members unable to attend meetings
Along with re-electing Rod MacLean as President and Marc Labreche as Vice-President, the meeting acknowledged Treasurer Cheryl McDonald’s retirement  and elected Kul Kapoor to serve as Treasurer and Susanne Talbot to be Summer Community Picnic coordinator
The discussion of transit concerns highlighted the need to streamline OC Transpo service to Katimavik Hazeldean residents and to Kanata’s Transitway Stations.
In response to Ninava Homes kind presentation of its draft proposal for upgrading 23 Bachman Terrace, residents weighted the benefits and difficulties surrounding the proposed zoning change for 23 Bachman Terrace.       Attention focused on anticipated building height, number of units, and traffic volumes as well as whether the proposal’s contributed to enhancing the neighbourhood.
The KHCA invites residents to join the association.       
Our current community association membership fee of $5.00 per family per year supports its effort to keep Katimavik Hazeldean a great place to live.  
Our activities include:  outdoor rink maintenance; Christmas Holiday Season Home Lights (Lighten the Night) contest with prizes donated by Home Depot and HazeldeanMall;  Winter family fun day;  Spring and Fall park cleanups and graffiti removal;  and maintaining the beauty of our neighbourhood by combating invasive plants.   
The association very much wants to hear from Katimavik Hazeldean residents on what else we should be doing.       
KHCA will fit you and your talents in where you want to be involved so it works for us both. 
For more information visit our website: www.khca.on.ca  or email: president@khca.on.ca