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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

K H C A June 2, 2014 -- Meeting Minutes

Present: Rod MacLean, David Downing, Sylvie Ah-Yuen, Jyotsna Dalvi, Suraj Harish, Mireille Labrie, Andrea Clark, Sarah Bowie,  Mehrzad Ziai,  B. White, I. Desrochers, I Cross, H. Hothi, Kul Kapoor, Michele Wright, Sabah Nahfawi, Brad Schoenherr. Regrets: Councillor Hubley, Maureen Taylor, Cheryl Teeter
Rod welcomed everyone
Minutes of the April 5 meeting were approved as circulated    

Presidents Update:    Katimavik Hazeldean Yard Sale will be on June 7th ;  advertising online and in print with the Ottawa Sun and  Ottawa Citizen  Kanata Kourier and Kijiji.com          
Notes – Should mosquitoes be a problem contact Health Duty Desk at 613-580-6744 to have City spray against mosquitoes on City property  Please inform KHCA so we can follow-up;   Contact the Ottawa Police Service at 613-236-1222 ext 7300 provide the details  of dangerous or fast driving and please ask for their tracking number Phone in help Police identify patterns;   Baseline Transit Corridor meeting June 2nd - ease of access to Bayshore station to and from Baseline Road & Richmond Road Area;   Katimavik Pool will be open June 14th weekend;       Castlefrank Ramp onto HWY 417 five week contract before the end of June (hope three week weather allow complete before middle of June);        Dog waste receptacles as being set out as a trial  to see if dog owners will use them;
 KHCA website www.khca.on.ca:  Older Adult services are available at Kanata Town Centre as a trial May to December as well as Barrhaven

 Treasurer’s Update   $130 is balance in Operating Fund

-- Building Height:     The association is concerned about the spectre of Thirty storey building in Kanata Centrum an along Maritime Way.  How can development conform to and maintain the inherent fabric of the Katimavik Hazeldean suburban Community in the midst of such natural features as the wooded areas in Katimavik Hazeldean parks.   The coherence and integration of our stable communities are sacrificed to the certainty and predicable crush of 30 storey building Instead the new must harmonize and mesh with the existing community.    New building must be restricted adding one storey as the applicant moved thirty meter from the property line of a two storey building.

---19-23 Bachman Terrace rezoning and site control plan for 25 Townhouse will the buildings be attractive because it is too large and has no backyards for twenty of the twenty-five unite , the turn between  # 20 Bachman and Dairy Queen usually pools water,  noise  impact on existing home has not been evaluated, traffic volume is expected to be 17 per hour in the AM and 19 in the PM  emergency vehicles with narrow streets, – parking spaces will be reduced;   preserve existing  trees for semidetached privacy, and

Adjourn              Next Meeting:    Monday,   September 8,   2014