Office of Councillor Jeff Leiper, Kitchissippi Ward, Ottawa | (613) 580-2485  | jeff@kitchissippiward.ca
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14
Oct

Scott Street Construction Update - October 14th

Please find attached this week’s construction update for the Scott Street Widening and the Multi-Use Pathway construction around the future Bayview Station. Construction is weather dependant as such schedules and workflow may change as necessary.

Scott Street Widening update

9
Oct

Out-of-Service Elevator at Rosemount Branch - Oct 20th to December

The elevator at the Rosemount branch of the Ottawa Public Library will be out-of-service starting October 20 until late-December. The elevator is being replaced as part of the City of Ottawa’s building assets lifecycle renewal and replacement program.

In order to better serve customers, a self-checkout station has been temporarily installed on the lower level, and holds have been moved there as well.

Employees will be happy to retrieve Library material for customers who cannot use the stairs to access the upper level, and offer any other assistance within their means.

8
Oct

All About Food Community Walk-A-Thon

Join Dalhousie Food Cupboard at the All About Food Community Walk-A-Thon on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 12:30pm and raise money for a great cause!

Who – Dalhousie Food Cupboard, Parkdale Food Centre, Parkdale United Church, St. Luke's Table – YOU and your FAMILY!
What -  a 2.5 km  Walk-A-Thon 
Where – Route from St Luke’s Table (760 Somerset St. W) to the Parkdale United Church (429 Parkdale Ave) 
When – Sunday, October 18, 2015, starting at 12:30pm

8
Oct

Committee of Adjustment - October 21st Applications

Here are the current applications for variances and divisions being heard on Wednesday, October 21st at the Committee of Adjustment. The meetings are open to the public and any interested party can appear before the Committee to present their views in support of or in opposition to an application. Public Hearings are held in the Council Chambers at Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive, and are scheduled for 1pm. Please contact Jeff at Jeff.Leiper@ottawa.ca with any questions or concerns you may have.

6
Oct

October 8, 6pm: Have Your Say - 2016 Budget Consultations

Have any questions, comments or concerns about the proposed 2016 Budget?

 

Please join us, along with Councillor McKenney from Somerset Ward, for our Public Budget Consultation Session:

When: Thursday, October 8, at 6:00-8:00pm

Where: Makerspace North (Upper level, Bay 216, 250 City Centre Ave)

See you then!

 

More info on the City-wide 2016 Budget Consultation Process can be found here:

6
Oct

Scott Street construction update - October 6

I've received the following update from staff today on progress of Scott Street construction and the new MUPs.


Councillor,

Please find attached this week’s construction update for the Scott Street Widening and the Multi-Use Pathway construction around the future Bayview Station. Construction is weather dependant as such schedules and workflow may change as necessary.

Scott St update

6
Oct

October 6 west widening

6
Oct

Do you have a great idea to transform a parking spot into a vibrant public space?

The City of Ottawa will be accepting applications for their streetside spots pilot program October 5 – December 7, 2015. Streetside spots are small outdoor spaces created by temporarily re-purposing on-street parking from April 1 – Oct 31.  Streetside spots can take one of three forms:

30
Sep

Power Outage - Tweedsmuir Ave, Richmond Road, Churchill Ave North and Scott Street area

Hydro Ottawa is experiencing a power outage in the Tweedsmuir Ave, Richmond Road, Churchill Ave North and Scott street area. 
The cause of the outage is currently under investigation.
Hydro Ottawa crews are responding.
The estimated time of restoration is: 2015/09/30 03:00 pm.
1180 customers are affected.

 

29
Sep

Connecting Art & Commerce: The Economic Potential of Ottawa's Music Scene

As readers of my newsletter know, last week I was honoured to speak at the launch of the new Ottawa Music Industry Coalition (OMIC). It's a new music industry group "dedicated to growing the city's music industry for the benefit of its artists, businesses, and the city as a whole."

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