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Winter operations update

Happy to get the following from our winter operations folks this morning as the snow keeps falling...

We’re waking up to a beautiful winter day.  Overnight we saw between 7 - 10 cm of snow in the City.  We anticipate another 5 - 10 cm of heavy snow will fall today before tapering off to light flurries this afternoon.


Recent Provincial covid orders and City services

Good evening, Kitchissippi.

I've sent out an email this evening to residents referencing the Provincial and City documents providing some clarity to the new Covid restrictions announced by Queen's Park. Click either of the .pdfs below to see those.


Ev Tremblay petition

In the past few days, a petition has begun circulating in the Civic Hospital/Little Italy neighbourhood asserting that there was an unconsulted change in the permitted height of the parcel at the southwest corner of Beech/Champagne.


Winter maintenance quality standards consultation

I've received the following note from the City with an invitation to participate in consultations on the winter maintenance quality standards.


1 and 19 Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway - Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment + Open House Webinar

The City of Ottawa has received Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment applications to permit offices and diplomatic missions to allow the development of embassies. This application amends the Official Plan.


243/245 Hinchey Development Proposal - updated (2)

For those who have been following the 243-245 Hinchey Ave development, you may be interested to know that a few additional minor changes have been made to the application, as follows:


157 Holland Ave - Site Plan Application

A Site Plan Control application has been submitted to construct a three-storey residential building, containing 12 units. The proposal includes 160 square metres of amenity space and 12 covered bicycle parking spaces. The site is currently occupied by a triplex, detached garage, and surface parking area. Adjacent to the property on the east side of Holland Ave are mainly mixed-use developments with ground floor commercial and residential units above. Across the street on the west side of Holland Ave are mature, semi-detached homes.


935 Wellington St W - Pre-Mature Demolition Application

The property owners of 935 Wellington St W are moving forward with an application to permit the demolition of the 1.5-storey residential building dwelling which is currently in poor condition and is uninhabitable.


City vaccination update

Council received this morning an update on the work being done in Ottawa to vaccinate residents against the covid-19 virus. Click the .pdf document below to read more.


Webb's Motel site vote expected in February

Since last spring, residents around the former Webb’s Motel (1705 Carling Avenue) have been working in opposition to the 22-storey apartment tower and 9-storey retirement building proposed for the site.