Office of Councillor Jeff Leiper, Kitchissippi Ward, Ottawa | (613) 580-2485  | jeff@kitchissippiward.ca
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24
Sep

April LRT detour start and overnight work

I have two important notes regarding the LRT construction bus detour to pass on this afternoon. One relates to the disruption of recent overnight work and some overnight work still to come.

23
Sep

R1 changes and route cancellations

This afternoon, Council received details of some of the improvements that OC Transpo will be making to R1 service in light of the disabled Confederation Line. Find below the changes that will come into effect, and the effect those will have as some local routes are cancelled to free up buses. Some of these are buses that serve our ward and I'd encourage riders to review these.

23
Sep

Iona Park Shade-Shelter Consultation - Engage Ottawa

The City is looking for feedback on the lifecycle renewal of the shade-shelter in Iona Park. The park is located at 223 Iona St. The park renewal includes the removal of the existing wood shelter and the installation of two new umbrella tables as well as two accessible benches.

Please complete the Concept Plan Survey found on the Engage Ottawa page by Oct. 4th in order to register your feedback regarding the proposed shade shelters with the city.  

23
Sep

Zoning By-law Amendment - 1081 Carling Avenue

The City of Ottawa has received a Zoning By-law Amendment application for 1081 Carling Avenue to add “Apartment building, high rise” as a permitted land use, permit loading in a rear yard abutting a residential zone, and permit additional building height, for the construction of 22-storey and 28-storey towers.

15
Sep

Zoning By-law Amendment - 745 Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway and 234 Atlantis Avenue

The City of Ottawa has received a Zoning By-law Amendment application to construct a new beach pavilion at Westboro Beach, incorporating the existing structures into the design, with new landscaping and recreational programming as well as a new surface parking lot in the Atlantis Yards parking lot .

11
Sep

Ottawa-Centre Kitchissippi candidate survey answers

My thanks go to the candidates in Ottawa-Centre for replying to my Kitchissippi-centric survey. I've reproduced their answers below, editing only for obvious typos.

24
Aug

87 Melrose site plan application

The City of Ottawa has received a Site Plan Control Application for 87 Melrose Avenue. The subject site is located on the east side of Melrose Avenue between Gladstone Avenue and Highway 417. The subject site has a 10.6 metre frontage on Melrose Avenue and a total lot area of approximately 557.6 square metres. There is an existing three-unit dwelling on the site.

23
Aug

Kitchissippi MP candidate survey

Dear candidate for Ottawa-Centre.

11
Aug

Lead Pipe Replacement Program Mailout coming soon to 3800 Kitchissippi homes

Delayed with the pandemic, the City has now resumed mailouts to residents who could benefit from the Lead Pipe Replacement Program.

The City is concentrating on areas with the highest density of homes constructed before 1955. As such 3800 letters will be sent to Kitchissippi residents in two batches, one this Friday, August 13 and the other next Friday, August 20.

You may qualify for a $1,000 rebate to get this work completed. We're attaching the letter being sent to residents as well as an information pamphlet below.

9
Aug

Scott Street Bus Detour July 27 Webinar Video and Q&A

On Tuesday, July 27, our office in conjunction with the LRT Stage 2 Stakeholder Relations Team hosted a Zoom webinar on the Scott Street Bus Detour. With construction of this project now underway, the webinar gave residents an opportunity to learn what to expect over the coming months as well as how the detour will work once the buses are out of the trench for rail construction.

If you missed the webinar, you can catch it on YouTube here.

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