Welcome Villagers! LVCA is currently looking for residents to join our committees and Board!

Thursday, May 20, 2021

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City of Ottawa - Parks and Recreation Facilities Master Plan (links to docs)

Surveys are closed but here is where you can "view responses".  

Here are links to the draft Parks and Recreation Facilities Master Plan and Frequently Asked Questions which can also be found on Engage Ottawa

Stay tuned for information on upcoming consultation opportunities. A survey will launch in May and facilitated Zoom events are being planned for the week of May 30th.

You can subscribe to the DiscoverRec newsletter (and others) for project updates.

Friday, April 30, 2021

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Bells Corners (Hydro) Station Expansion Project

From Hydro Ottawa:

The Bells Corners Station Expansion Project is being completed as an essential requirement to increase electricity supply and improve reliability to the College ward.

What will this project include:

- Increased construction, excavation activities, traffic control and lane reductions 
- Removal of chain-link fence, mature trees and hedges on Hydro Ottawa property to accommodate the construction of the new station
- Installation of new concrete wall around the station’s perimeter (pending City approval)

You can find complete details, including timeline and contact information here...


Sunday, April 25, 2021

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Ontario Consultation: Strengthening accountability for municipal council members

 

Ontario is looking for your comments with how accountability for municipal council members can be strengthened.  This CTV post (March 6, 2021) explores some citizen approaches, as well as municipal and provincial legal/legislative issues and challenges.

If you want to do some research before you complete the survey, all the questions are posted below.  

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NCC Trail Closures & NCC links

Most trails around Bells Corners are managed by the NCC and some can be closed due to events, construction seasonal issues such as spring flooding.

If you're planning a hike or bike you can view current issues on their "closure map".

All closures are also posted on their website where you can find out more about the NCC.

If you're not a fan or looking for NCC criticism, issues or challenges, check out NCC Watch.