Office of Councillor Jeff Leiper, Kitchissippi Ward, Ottawa | (613) 580-2485  | jeff@kitchissippiward.ca
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12
Jan

Pedestrian improvements coming to Richmond and Churchill

Some time ago, I held a meeting with City staff, the Churchill Seniors Centre and Westboro Community Association to highlight the serious pedestrian safety challenges at the corner of Richmond and Churchill. Staff heard us and have been exploring potential improvements. I’m very pleased to say that the City appears ready to embark on some changes.

12
Jan

Loretta Avenue Primary Design

Despite the winter weather, we had a strong turnout for the Loretta Avenue Public Information session on January 10. Anyone who missed the session can find the primary design here. Another open house, likely to be scheduled in April, will address construction staging and traffic issues that may come up with the project. Thanks again to all who attended.

10
Jan

Development Update & feedback request: 190 Richmond Road - change of use

We know that many of you have been following the progress of the proposed development at 190 Richmond Rd, on the Loblaws property. We've hosted two open houses on the development, and have received significant feedback. Our office also engaged Milieu to produce a consultation report, which we've attached here (towards the bottom) as well. Choice Properties, the owner of the property, and Fotenn recently reached out to our office with an update on the proposed development. 

9
Jan

Loretta Avenue Infrastructure Replacement Project Public Information Session January10

The Hintonburg Community Centre will host a public information session January 10, from 7 to 9 p.m., on the Loretta Avenue Infrastructure Replacement Project.

You will get the chance to review prelinimary plans and provide any feedback or concerns you may have to city staff and our office. 

Aging infrastructure means the reconstruction of watermains, sewers, sidewalks and the road. The work on Loretta Avenue South, from Young to Carling, is set for 2017.

4
Jan

Byron Farmer's Market Zoning Amendment

It was recently brought to our attention by City staff that a Zoning By-Law Amendment is required for the Byron Farmer’s Market.

3
Jan

Kitchissippi Ward Forum: January 11, 2017 from 6:00-9:00pm

We are thrilled to announce that our next Kitchissippi Ward Forum is Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 6:00-9:00 at the brand new Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards (7 Bayview Rd).
22
Dec

Happy Holidays from Team Kitchissippi & holiday office hours

On behalf of all of us here at team Kitchissippi, we wish you a wonderful holiday season!

Please note our office hours in the attached image.

We can't wait to see what 2017 has in-store! 

Jeff, Tom, Lisa & Fiona

9
Dec

Community Safety Meeting: Update on Recent Actions, Post-Incident Neighbourhood Response and Forming Neighbourhood Watch Groups

Prior to the homicide that occurred this week on Bayswater, the Hintonburg Community Association had organized a meeting on December 12 to form a Neighbourhood Watch Group. In response to the recent events, our office in coordination with the HCA and the Ottawa Police have changed the date to December 13 in order to add extra services to this meeting, including an Update on Recent Actions and a Post-Inc

9
Dec

Help us with a holiday tree bee in Westboro Beach!

Earlier this fall, residents in Westboro Beach, and particularly Van Lang, raised the possibility of lighting a tree in Roy Duncan Park. I am very grateful for the work done by our parks department to get a new power outlet into the park to make that possible. But, for a variety of reasons, the actual tree decoration and lighting is going to need a little extra community help to accomplish.

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