Reminder: Community Garage Sale Saturday

If you plan to set up a table and haven’t registered yet, make sure to email FHACA.info@gmail.com so that your house shows up on the official map.

Check the website again on Friday for a downloadable map showing all the registered houses, which will allow you to efficiently plan your route and find as many bargains as possible!

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Community Garage Sale Saturday June 16 at 9am

The Community Garage sale is coming up fast, and all the important information is here!

SELLERS (REGISTRATION):

For registration if you are a member of FHACA you can email your name and address, saying that you want to take part in the sale toFHACA.info@gmail.com.   If you are a current member of FHACA and dont have an email address call Margaret at 613-723-0169 leaving a message that you want to take part in the sale giving your name, address and phone number, after 1st June please.

If you are not a member of the Association then you can fill out the membership form at the back of the newsletter with your membership cash or cheque made out to FHACA and drop it into the mailbox at 13 Eleanor Drive or to the FHACA mailbox at 31 Sutton Place, Ottawa, K2E5G4 marking the form “Community Garage Sale”.  A membership card will be sent to you.

BUYERS:

 

A list of participating homes and a map will be put on to our website, www.fhaca.ca a few days before the sale so that you can download it for your convenience.

FHACA will put up Garage Sale signs throughout the neighbourhood. Participants should put up their own sign if they wish.  FHACA will advertise the sale in various local media.

For info call Margaret at 613-723-0169.

 

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Video Recording of Ottawa West-Nepean Provincial Candidates Forum

For those of you that were unable to attend last week’s provincial candidate’s forum for our riding, below is a link to the video.  The event was hosted by the Bel-Air Community Association in partnership with several others in the riding, including the Fisher Heights & Area Community Association.

 

The election is this week, so don’t forget to get out and vote!

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Ottawa West-Nepean Provincial Candidates’ Forum

Local Community Associations have organized a Candidates’ Forum for Monday May 28 from 7:00 to 9:00 at Centrepointe.  See the attached poster for more information.

BACA Ottawa West-Nepean Provincial Candidates’ Forum 2018 final

 

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Police Action on May 23 called a “proactive response”

Last Wednesday afternoon and evening, numerous police and their vehicles appeared near the north end of Hilliard Ave.  Councillor Keith Egli happened to be at our community building for a meeting at the time.  He sought details from police, and shared the reply with us.

The incident involved the Direct Action Response Team (DART) and the Guns & Gangs Unit.  According to police, “this is part of the on-going proactive gang initiative response that is happening throughout the city. In this particular case, it is concluding an ongoing investigation. The community should not be concerned, alternatively, they should be pleased that the OPS is engaging in proactive initiatives to curb the violent incidents that are happening in our city.”

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City of Ottawa Public Info Session May 23 – Road, Sewer and Watermain Replacement Project

The City of Ottawa is hosting a Public Information Session on Wednesday May 23 from 5:30 to 8:30pm at the Fisher Heights Community Center to discuss a Road, Sewer and Watermain Replacement construction project planned in the neighbourhood.

At the drop-in Info Session, the City will present the functional roadway design for the entire project.  The exhibits will illustrate the proposed roadway geometry and widths, and sidewalk and cycle track locations.  Representatives from the City and the design consultant will be available to discuss the project.

The streets included as part of the project are:

  • Fisher from Meadowlands to Deer Park
  • Deer Park from Fisher to Millbrook
  • Millbrook from Deer Park to Hilliard
  • Hilliard from 250m east of Millbrook to Farlane
  • Farlane from HIlliard to Wallford
  • Wallford from Farlane to Higwood

The works proposed include the rehabilitation and/or replacement of:

  • Trunk storm sewers including a new trunk storm sewer along Fisher
  • Sanitary sewers and some sections of watermain
  • Lateral services to the property line
  • Roads and Sidewalks including:
    • New sidewalk on the north side of Deer Park
    • East-West bike lanes with removal of on-streete parking on Deer Park
    • New sidewalk on one side of Millbrook, Hilliard, Farlane, and Wallford
    • Segregated cycle tracks on Fisher
  • A fully protected intersection at Fisher/Meadowlands
  • Utility reconstruction as required.

The current schedule sees design continuing to Winter 2019, with construction expected to start in the Spring of 2019.

Comments and input can be given at the Info Session, or received by the City until Wednesday June 6, 2018.

For further information or to submit comments, please contact the City Project Manager:

Kevin Gibbs, P.Eng. | 613-580-2424 x16633 | kevin.gibbs@ottawa.ca

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May 2018 Newsletter

Please see the link below for the May edition of our Community Newsletter.  Lots of information including details of upcoming events, updates on the park improvements and the planned road sewer and watermain construction, and plenty of other useful info.

FHACA Newsletter May2018

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