Category Archives: Development Issues

City Sets Aside $208K to Replace Play Structures in Steve MacLean Park in 2018

At a city council meeting February 6, an extra $10 million was confirmed for infrastructure spending on roads and park, which included $208,000 assigned to Steve Maclean Park / Long Park to “replace senior, junior playstructure, and play equipment.” This … Continue reading

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Rapid Bus Transit Coming to Baseline

The City is seeking public comments on its plans for improved bus transit along the full length of Baseline Road. Work began on the project several years ago; ┬ámajor new details were released earlier this month at a public Open … Continue reading

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What About Photo Radar?

This Wednesday, May 4, the Transportation Committee of City Council will consider whether photo radar should come to Ottawa’s streets. ┬áThis has been a controversial topic, with some people suggesting it is “just a cash grab” by government, and others … Continue reading

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Park Survey Results

Thank you once again for completing our park survey. This feedback will help the Association determine the priority needs within our parks, as they relate to you… the user. Below are the results from our two most important questions as … Continue reading

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Your Say On New Cycling & Walking Pathways

The city is currently asking for public comments on a proposed cycling and pedestrian pathway that will pass through the western side of our community. The goal of the “Nepean Trail” is to link together some existing cycling paths, and … Continue reading

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Take The Parks Survey

One of the main objectives to come out of the September 2015 Annual General Meeting for the Fisher Heights and Area Community Association, was a long-term parks redevelopment plan, and the establishment of the Parks Planning Committee. The Committee, made … Continue reading

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The Safer Streets Committee Paves The Road Ahead

We all know that walking offers a number of benefits, whether for our health, the environment or community togetherness, walk-friendly neighbourhoods and cities are among the most desirable places to live around the world. The Fisher Heights and area community … Continue reading

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