The SVA will be hosting an Ottawa 2017 presentation to kick off it’s monthly executive meeting Feb. 11th, before moving on to a number of planning and development items, and updates on upcoming events such as Art in the Park and Canada Day. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. The full agenda is available Continue Reading
About a dozen speakers voiced their opposition to the demolition of the Bradley-Craig Barn at a marathon 6.5-hour long Planning Committee meeting January 26th, but the committee and City Council agreed anyway to the demolition of the Bradley-Craig barn. However, the motion allowing the demolition, put forward by Councillor Qadri, has raised some significant questions Continue Reading
We’re launching a new Stittsville Village Association web site soon, and we’re looking for photos of life in our community to feature on the site. Do you have a great photo of a local landmark, nature, people, or a special event? If you do, please send it along to us email@example.com. (Images should be high Continue Reading
Everyone is encouraged to attend the upcoming SVA Executive meeting, January 14th, 7 pm, at 8B Sweetnam Drive. The entrance is on the right side of the building. Draft agenda may be found at: http://www.stittsvilleva.com/monthly-executive-meetings/
From Councillor Qadri: In 2001, 11 former cities and townships were amalgamated into the new City of Ottawa. Combining these municipalities resulted in many duplicate and similar sounding street names as many of our communities share local history and geography. Following amalgamation, the primary focus for resolving street name problems was the elimination of identical Continue Reading
Here’s a letter that Stittsville Village Association president Tanya Hein wrote to StittsvilleCentral.ca: Re: Stittsville misses out on bulk of landfill compensation Community compensation is a thin silver lining to the cloud of having a large landfill in our collective back yard. Unfortunately, the existing compensation program has been largely shrouded in secrecy, with few residents realizing Continue Reading
The SVA, for the Coalition for Landfill Accountability, joined with Greenspace Alliance and the Ottawa Carleton Wildlife Centre in expressing concerns about the impact on wildlife caused by destruction of vegetation at the new landfill site. December 18, 2015 To: Mayor Jim Watson Cc: Waste Management, City Councillors Dear Mayor, Re: Vegetation destruction at the Continue Reading
Here’s a transcript of two statements made by city councillors at last week’s Built Heritage Sub-Committee during a debate about the future of the Bradley-Craig farmstead. The first is from Tobi Nussbaum, the committee’s chair, and the second is from Stittsville councillor Shad Qadri. The committee ended up voting to deny an application to demolish the Continue Reading
The Stittsville Village Association wishes to acknowledge and thank everyone for making the 2015 Parade of Lights another success. The Lions Club advises that this was one of the best yet for donations to the Stittsville Food Bank.
Please join us December 10th for the first meeting of the 2015-2016 Stittsville Village Association board of directors. The agenda includes an Ottawa 2017 presentation, as well as planning and development updates about Potter’s Key, the Bradley/Craig barn, and two separate proposed builds on Wildpine Court. Full agenda available here.