Councillors were notified how the additional 40 buses will be dispatched across the city. In Ward 22:
I look forward to hearing from you on whether these bussing changes will benefit your commute.
The Riverside South Community Association is seeking volunteers for the Toy Mountain Parade on Saturday November 23. Volunteers will be needed to help watch over the barricades. You would have to put up the barricade at 12:30 pm and keep watch of the barricade until 2:00 pm (or earlier).
If you are watching the parade:
If you are not watching the parade:
Please take the time to complete the public survey regarding the Riverside Drive and Hunt Club Road intersection. While this intersection is located in Ward 16, my office has received several calls and emails from Ward 22 constituents about the need for change at this intersection.
Safety and congestion have been the most voiced concerns. I invite you to complete the survey and provide your feedback. Thank you to Councillor Brockington for securing this survey. I look forward to working toward ensuring safer roads for all of our constituents.
Fill out the survey today. I ask you please complete it before deadline is until Monday, December 9, 2019.
Please note that between November 18 to November 22, 2019, routine sanitary sewer cleaning will be taking place in the ward on the following streets:
Please take the time to check out the Riverside South Community Association November Newsletter.
Please see the upcoming BASICS courses:
Courses are $70, located at the Revera Prince of Wales Manor, 22 Barnstone Drive, in Barrhaven.
The Stonebridge Levy votes have been counted and the results are in favour of the levy. Thank you to everybody who submitted their vote and have taken part of the public consultation process. Learn more
Ovation Park, located in Ward 20, is a new park situated only 50 metres from the edge of the Ward 22 boundary line, in Findlay Creek. The concept drawings are now available and your comments would be greatly appreciated. You may find the concept drawings here.
Please take the time to look over the drawings and provide your comments by November 29, 2019 to Park Planner, Burl Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phase 3 of LRT to Barrhaven is still years off, but residents are more than interested in how its being planned. The first public open house on the Environment Assessment for the LRT route attracted a good crowd this week. City Staff and outside Consultant Parsons outlined the route options and some of the challenges. The plan boards are available on the City of Ottawa website.
Please be advised from Monday November 11 to Wednesday December 18, Brian Good Ave and Borbridge Ave from Summerhill St to Guemsey Pl, to install sanitary and storm sewers. Notification signs will be posted. Impact to traffic will be moderate.
My office has received numerous complaints about speeding in school zones. Please remember to reduce your speed and obey the limit in order to ensure the safety of children, students, and pedestrians. If you witness any incidents of speeding, I encourage you to please report this directly to the Ottawa Police to ensure traffic enforcement. The more reports the better, as the OPS are report driven and evidence based. Report online
Earl Armstrong Road, between Limebank Road and Bowesville Road, road closure has been postponed to 2020. This closure is to accommodate maintenance work by Trans-Northern Pipelines Inc., on the pipeline. Please keep an eye out for updates on the start date.
Please be advised that starting October 25, and through the month of November, the southbound left turn from Longfields onto Golflinks in the construction area will be prohibited to reduce the growing traffic and delays at this intersection. You may enter the Stonebridge Community via the northern Golflinks entrance. Apologies for any inconvenience.
If you know any outstanding women in ward 22, please come forward and nominate them! For International Women's Day 2020, a new bilingual website will be launched to acknowledge and document the local women whose achievements and contributions have enriched the quality of life for Ottawa's citizens. If you know of any outstanding women in ward 22, or in the City, who you would like to nominate, or would like more information, please email DistinguishedWomenOttawa@gmail.com or FemmesremarquablesOttawa@gmail.com.
If you live on any of the following streets, please be advised that Bell Fiber work has begun or will be beginning soon:
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact my office.
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board has formally submitted a request for capital funds to build a high school in Riverside South; a much needed high school. If a high school opened tomorrow – it would already by over-crowded. One would think that would make Riverside South a priority with the provincial government. It doesn’t, because we are competing with every other school board in the province for capital funding. We need your help to ensure our request is considered. Here’s what you can do. Please write to:
Hon. Stephen Lecce
Minister of Education
5th floor, 438 University Ave.
Toronto, On M7A 2A5
If you choose email, please CC:
I would suggest either writing a letter of support and mailing it, or sending an email to Stephen Lecce and CC those listed above. Make sure to include Riverside South High School in the subject line.
My office has been informed that the City received a petition to re-designate Chapman Mills Park from ‘no dogs’ to ‘dogs on-leash’. Signs will be installed throughout the park informing the public of the proposal and will allow the residents to submit their feedbacks and comments to the proposed dog designation. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this petition, please email email@example.com.
As we have just passed the one year anniversary of the tornadoes which devastated several pockets of our beautiful City, including Riverside South, the Riverside South Emergency Preparedness Team has launched the Riverside South Management Plan.
This plan supports the City of Ottawa Emergency Plan in the event of a crisis, and will allow for resources to be used in areas of greater need as determined by the City of Ottawa. This will include important information on what individuals and the community need to do to be prepared for an emergency will be added to this site along with procedures and a framework of what and how available resources will be used in an emergency.
For more information please visit: https://www.riversidesouth.org/emergency
The City's Forestry fall planting program is scheduled to begin October 2 and will run, weather permitting, until the end of November. This includes tree planting in parks, at City facilities, and along streets. Please find the full list of all planting locations in ward 22 here. Please note, this is a proposed list of locations and is subject to change; all locations may not be completed this year. In addition to these planting locations, there will be two community plantings this fall:
If you have any questions or concerns about the planting please contact my office.
Construction is slated to begin this month for the roundabout at Golflinks and Longfields. This work is being done to improve the level of service, safety and functionality of the intersection. This work will involve the installation of a single-lane roundabout. Construction will begin this month, with an operational roundabout completed by December 2019.
Final asphalt, curbs, and sidewalks will be completed by July 2020. Access through the site along Longfields and Golflinks will be maintained at all times. Lane reductions will be required during the construction periods but will be restricted to non-peak traffic periods.