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 27, 2013

Parking Restriction Lifted | Interdiction de stationner est levée

Issued at 1:00 p.m. / Émis à 13h00

Overnight parking restriction lifted
L'interdiction de stationner la nuit est levée

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Sidewalks on Chimo?

Phase Two of the city's proposed Pedestrian Master Plan calls for the construction of sidewalks on both sides of Chimo Drive.  We distributed the attached flyer to potentially affected residents.

Local residents are invited to send their views to the Association by emailing president@khca.on.ca
express their views at the KHCA Monthly Meeting on the evening of Monday, December 2.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Influenza Immunization Clinic in Kanata

Ottawa Public Health encourages all residents to receive the seasonal flu vaccine
at the Ottawa Public Health 2013 KANATA Influenza Immunization Clinic
on Monday, NOVEMBER 25, from 3:30 pm. to 7:30 pm
 at the KANATA RECREATION CENTRE, 100 Walter Baker Place

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Minutes of KHCA Oct 7, 2013 Annual Grnreral Meeting

Present:  Rod MacLean, Marc Labreche, Kul Kapoor, Suraj Harish, Nilay Ertemur-Bhatti    Regrets: Councillor Hubley, Maria Friis (Women Making Votes Count program is full), Laura Lafantaisie, Maureen Taylor
September 9 Minutes approved as circulated 
President’s Review of KHCA activities from December 1st 2012 with and proposed activities for coming year and KHCA website notes are circulated to distribution list 
Treasurer’s Report on 2012-2013 shortfall $16 with all income and expenditures included   
Officers elected for 2013-2014 are President – Rod MacLean, Vice President - Marc Labreche, Secretary – Suzanne Talbot, Treasurer – Kul Kapoor effective November 1, 2013
Proposal to add a KHCA logo sign to City’s Community Sign at projected cost of $168.37
Mosquitoes were experienced as a problem this past year because of the frequent rainy days.     This is especially a concern for those with allergies and for those active adults and for children who are not to be couch potatoes.      Please note that when there is standing water in City parks or on other City property which needs to be sprayed  against mosquito larva, report it to the Health Inspector Duty Desk at 613-580-6744
Adjourned at 9:25 pm
Next Meeting:      Monday,    November   4,   2013 

Nov 6 2013: City Budget: Women's Action Forum


City Budget: Women's Action Forum
Hosted by the City for All Women Initiative (CAWI)

Wednesday, November 6th 
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Honeywell Room, 
110 Laurier, City Hall

This fall, City Council will make budget decisions that will determine the city services we will have in our communities. Come join with other women to learn about the budget process and how you can raise your concerns.

Here is what we know so far:
•Draft City Budget 2014 - presented to Council on October 23rd
•Four public consultation meetings – Oct 28 to Nov 7 
•Committees receive delegations - Nov 5 to 25 
•Council votes on budget – Nov 27 

Visit Ottawa.ca for more information.

Refreshments will be served.

Reimbursing Expenses: We have limited funds for those of us who need to have childcare, bus tickets or transportation reimbursed in order to participate. Help us keep parking costs low, by taking the bus or trying to find a parking spot that is free after 7 p.m.

Forum d'action des femmes sur le budget municipal
Par l' Initiative : une ville pour toutes les femmes (IVTF).

Le mercredi 6 novembre 
18 h à 20 h
Salle Honeywell
110, avenue Laurier, Hôtel de Ville

Cet automne, le Conseil municipal prendra des décisions budgétaires qui détermineront quels services municipaux seront offerts dans nos communautés. Joignez-vous à d’autres femmes pour en apprendre davantage sur les enjeux de ce budget et pour découvrir des façons de soulever vos préoccupations. 

À ce jour, nous savons que :
•Le budget provisoire de 2014 sera présenté au Conseil le 23 octobre
•Il y aura quatre consultations publiques – 28 octobre au 7 novembre
•Les comités recevront des délégations – 5 au 25 novembre
•Le Conseil procèdera au vote du budget – 27 novembre 
Pour plus d'informations, visitez le site : ottawa.ca

Un léger goûter sera servi.

Remboursement des dépenses : Nous disposons d’une quantité limitée de fonds pour celles d’entre nous qui ne peuvent participés que si les coûts de garde d’enfants, des billets d’autobus ou du transport leur sont remboursés. Merci de nous aider à minimiser les coûts en prenant l’autobus ou en stationnant là où c’est gratuit après 19 h. 

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Crime Prevention Agency Fair

We received the following invitation to share:
On Wednesday, November 6, 2013 the Ottawa Police Service will be hosting a Crime Prevention Week Agency Fair, focusing on women's safety measures. Please consider joining us from 4 - 7 pm at City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave. Various information booths, workshops and a panel discussion will be taking place in the following rooms:

Council Chambers - Andrew Haydon Hall
Billings Room
Colonel by Room
Councillor's Lounge

Hope to see you there!

Thank you,

Kyla Taitt |Community Developer, Community Development |
Responsable développement communautaire, Développement communautaire

Ottawa Police Service | Executive Services Directorate Le service de police
d'Ottawa | Directions des services executives 613.236.1222, ext/poste 4990 |
P.O. Box 9634, Station T, Ottawa, ON K1G 6H5

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Suburban driveway by-law amendments

Your feedback is requested within the next three weeks on the proposed Zoning By-Law amendments on suburban driveway requirements.

A copy of the related website and supporting pages is available here.

The proposed amendment to the text of the Zoning By-law will affect the rules governing residential driveways in Kanata and other outer suburban communities. A map showing the study area can be viewed at http://Ottawa.ca/driveways 
Details of Zoning By-law Amendment Proposal:
  • The purpose of the zoning amendment is to more readily allow residential driveways in the outer suburbs to be widened, subject to a maximum of 50% of the lot width or 2.6m, whichever is greater.
Approval Timelines & Authority:
  • Residents and community associations have to provide any comments to the planner by December 3, 2013.  Comments sent or copied to president@khca.on.ca prior to the end of the month will be considered in our response.
  • The target date for the application to be considered by the City’s Planning Committee is January 28, 2014.
Further Information:
  • To obtain further information relating to this proposal, contact Tim J. Moerman, City of Ottawa Planning and Growth Management Department, or go to http://www.ottawa.ca/driveways.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Results of Survey on More Trees and Benches

Below are the lists where more trees were proposed and benches requested:

More Trees
  1.  Hewitt Park North Wood Area where trees have thinned out 
  2.  Haywood Park along pathways 
  3.  Hazeldean Woods in parts where trees have died 
  4.  Dunlop Park 
  5.  Young`s Pond Park where trees are thinning 
  6.  A few in tree thinned part of Irwin Gate Park 
  7.  A few in the few tree thinned areas of Dorey Park
Mores Benches
New benches should not be place to close to public garbage baskets. When they are too close the smell from the trash makes using the bench impossible.
  1. Haywood Park - benches outside of soccer fields 
  2. Cattail Creek Park -  behind KES, place a couple of benches near the top of the trails with a very nice view
  3. Beaufort Park - southern portion near street light
  4. Hazeldean Woods - along Kakulu, in lighted area generally in front of the Hazeldean Woods sign
  5. Larsen Park - Well lighted area at Kakulu end
  6. Pickford Park - in the well lighted area of south of the sidewalk 
  7. Castlefrank Road - Four or five benches along East side between MacNeil Court and Katimavik 
  8. Eagleson Road - A bench on the enlarged median at the Park & Ride crossing lights  
  9. Katimavik Road, north side, lighted area half way between Aird Place and Castlefrank Road
  10. Katimavik Road, north side, lighted area halfway between McGibbon Drive and Davis Avenue

Agenda Nov 4 KHCA Meeting

Attached is the draft agenda for the November 4, 2013 meeting of the Katimavik Hazeldean Community Association in the Community Room of Katimavik Elementary School. The meeting will begin at 7:30 pm.

Please note that it provides for residents to bring up additional matters as they may wish to raise.

Draft Agenda Nov 4, 2013