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All RPCA meetings are open to the public, unless a motion is passed to deal with all or part of the agenda “in camera.” Voting at Board Meetings is reserved to directors; and voting at Annual General Meetings is reserved to members in good standing. All meetings will be held virtually over Zoom, until further notice.

Schedule of Upcoming Meetings

  • Board of Directors: Wednesday, September 8, 2021 –7:00 p.m. *DATE CHANGE*
  • Annual Meeting of the Members: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 –7:00 p.m.
  • Board of Directors: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 –Immediately following the Annual Meeting of the Members
  • Board of Directors: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 –7:00 p.m.
  • Board of Directors: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 –7:00 p.m.

Meeting Details and Documents

The RPCA Board of Directors will hold its first meeting of the spring virtually by Zoom at 7:00 pm on Wed, September 8, 2021. We will be joined by River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington for neighbourhood and municipal updates.

This meeting is open to the public.

Click here to RSVP and to receive the meeting 24 hours in advance.

Agenda & Documents

  1. Call to Order
  2. Land Acknowledgement / Introductory Statements
  3. Adoption of the Agenda
  4. Receipt of Minutes of the June 2, 2021 Board Meeting
  5. Public Presentation & Discussion:

Traffic Calming Initiatives for West Walkley Road

City staff will attend the meeting to review plans for improving traffic safety, traffic calming, cycling infrastructure, and related transit connectivity on West Walkley Road. This public presentation is open to all, and will be followed by Q&A.

  1. Receipt of Resignation

The Board is in receipt of the resignation of Riverside Park West Director and President, Joel Duff, effective at the beginning of the Annual Meeting of the Members on October 6, 2021.

  1. Presentation: River Ward Councillor Report

Councillor Riley Brockington will present his River Ward Councillor’s Report to the RPCA, providing updates on Riverside Park, Ward 16, and City Hall.

  1. Presentation: RPCA Board of Directors Report

The RPCA Board of Directors will present a report on community activities since the last meeting.

  1. Presentation: RPCA 2021 Financial Statements

The RPCA’s Financial Review Committee will present the annual Financial Statements, covering the Fiscal Year ending on July 31, 2021. Once approved by the Board, these statements will be presented at the October 6 Annual Meeting of the Members.

  1. Wild Parsnip

Discussion about addressing wild parsnip infestations in Flannery Park and the Revelstoke dog park.

  1. Event Planning for 2021/2022

Open discussion of event and activity planning for the Fall and Winter seasons.

  1. Revised Official Plan

Review and discussion of the Revised Official Plan for the City of Ottawa.

  1. Planning for the 2021 Meeting of the Members

The Board will discuss plans for the 2021 Meeting of the Members of the RPCA to be held on October 6, 2021.

  1. 2021-2023 Board Elections

The RPCA is seeking nominations to fill director vacancies in the following neighbourhoods: Riverside Park West, Mooney’s Bay, and Revelstoke. The deadline for nominations is 7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. All positions will be elected at the October 6 Annual Meeting of the Members.

  1. Other Business
  2. Announcements
  3. Next Meeting: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 – Following the Members Meeting
  4. Adjournment

 

Download the following Board Reports for the June 2, 2021 meeting of the Board of Directors:

 

The RPCA Board of Directors will hold its last meeting of the spring virtually by Zoom at 7:00 pm on Wed, June 2, 2021. Afterwards, we will take a two month hiatus for the summer and resume meetings in September. We will be joined by River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington for neighbourhood and municipal updates. We will also be joined by Stephanie McNeely from Forêt Capitale Forest to discuss their project, called “Planting trees with a plan!

This meeting is open to the public.

A REMINDER EMAIL WITH THE ZOOM LINK WILL BE EMAILED TO EVERYONE WHO PRE-REGISTERED ONE HOUR BEFORE THE MEETING STARTS.


Agenda & Documents

  1. Call to Order
  2. Adoption of the Agenda
  3. Receipt of Minutes of the May 5, 2021 Board Meeting
  4. Presentation: Forêt Capitale Forest – Planting trees with a plan!
    Stephanie McNeely will present on behalf of Forêt Capitale Forest.
  5. Brigil Development Proposal
    Discussion following the Councillor’s Public Information Meeting on the Brigil development proposal for the Riverside Mall at 729-753 Ridgewood Ave.
  6. Presentation: River Ward Councillor Report
    Councillor Riley Brockington will present an update on the community, Ward 16, and City Hall.
  7. Presentation: RPCA Board of Directors Report
    7.1. President’s Report
    7.2. Financial Update
    7.3. Community Safety Report
    7.4. Gardening Committee Report
  8. Director Appointments & 2021-2023 Board Elections
    Following the resignation of two directors (representing Mooney’s Bay and Revelstoke), the RPCA issued a call for nominations, with a deadline of 7:00 pm on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. At this meeting, the board will consider appointments to both positions.The Board will also discuss the nominations and elections process for the 2021 Board elections to held at the October 6 Meeting of the Members
  9. Appointment of a Financial Review Committee
    In anticipation of the Fiscal Year End of July 31, 2021, the RPCA will strike a Financial Review Committee to prepare a Financial Report to presented at the October 6 Meeting of the Members.
  10. Planning for the 2021 Meeting of the Members
    The Board will discuss plans for the 2021 Meeting of the Members of the RPCA to be held on October 6, 2021.
  11. Other Business
    1. Request for Sponsorship: General Vanier Grade 3 Leaving Ceremony
    The General Vanier PS Parent Council has requested a $250 donation in support for this year’s Grade 3 Leaving Ceremony / Graduation. The donation would support treat bags for a cohort of 50 neighbourhood children.
    2. West Walkley Road Cycling Proposal
    The City of Ottawa is working on a cycling design for West Walkley Road, covering the entire stretch from Riverside Dr. to Bank St. The Board will consider a proposal to invite city officials to share their vision for this proposal at its September meeting.
    3. Cow Tunnel Community Mural
    The RPCA will consider a proposal for a community art project.
  12. Announcements
  13. Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 1, 2021 –7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  14. Adjournment

The RPCA Board of Directors will hold its next meeting virtually by Zoom at 7:00 pm on Wed, May 5, 2021. We will be joined by River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington for neighbourhood and municipal updates.

This meeting is open to the public.


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Agenda & Document Links

  1. Call to Order
  2. Adoption of the Agenda
  3. Receipt of Minutes of the April 7, 2021 Board Meeting
  4. Presentation: River Ward Councillor Report
    Councillor Riley Brockington will present an update on the community, Ward 16, and City Hall.
  5. Presentation: RPCA Board of Directors Report
    1. President’s Report
    2. Financial Update
    3. Gardening Committee Report
    4. Transportation, Transit, & Traffic Safety Sub-Committee
  6. New Business
    1. Revelstoke Director Nominations
      Following the resignation of Revelstoke Directors Sarah Brickell, the RPCA will appoint a Nominations Committee and open the nominations process for a new Revelstoke Director appointment.
    2. West Walkley Road Beautification Project
      Discussion of new plans to calm traffic and beautify West Walkley Road.
    3. Toy Bins for Local Parks
      Discussion of new initiative to install toy bins in local parks.
    4. Active Transportation Priorities
      City Councilors have been asked to identify Active Transportation Priorities in each ward. This discussion will help identify priorities to be submitted to Councillor Brockington in advance of the May 26 deadline.
    5. Gateway Zone Signage for General Vanier Neighbourhood
      Discussion of proposal to install specialized gateway zone signs reducing traffic speed to 40 km/hr for all streets in the General Vanier neighbourhood. The initiative would take effect later this spring at the entrances to the General Vanier neighbourhood, at Walkley Road and Wexford Way and at Walkley Road and Avoncourt Way.
    6. Traffic Calming on Provost Dr.
      Discussion of proposal to install seasonal traffic calming flex sticks on Provost Dr.
    7. Preparation for Riverside Mall Public Consultation
      Discussion of plans for Brigil Construction’s upcoming public consultation on the Riverside Mall site plan: Monday, May 31 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    8. Membership in the Federation of Citizens Associations
      Discussion of proposal to renew membership in the Federation of Citizens Associations, at a cost of $35, and the appointment of two RPCA representatives to the FCA.
  7. Other Business
  8. Announcements
    • Special Discussion on Cycling Infrastructure: Tuesday, May 18 @ 6:30 p.m.
    • Curbside Garden Giveaway: Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, May 23 (all day)
    • Public Consultation on Riverside Mall: Monday, May 31 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  9. Next Meeting: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 –7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  10. Adjournment

The RPCA Board of Directors will hold its next meeting virtually by Zoom at 7:00 pm on Wed, April 7, 2021. We will be joined by River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington for neighbourhood and municipal updates. We will also be discussing the RPCA’s response to the Ottawa’s New Official Plan, as well as transit and transportation priorities in our city.

This meeting is open to the public.

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BOARD MEETING AGENDA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Adoption of the Agenda
  3. Receipt of Minutes of the March 3, 2021 Board Meeting
  4. Public Presentation & Discussion:

Stage 2 LRT Plans for Riverside Park

Guests:     Michael Brossoit, Stakeholder Relations Officer (Stage 2 South Extension);
Amanda Thompson, Program Manager (Stakeholder Relations & Communications); and
Theo Tettey, Project Manager (Stage 2 Construction)

OC Transpo officials will present on local transit plans related to LRT Stage 2 – including Trillium Line from the Rideau River at Vincent Massey Park to South Keys, and pandemic-related service reductions. This public presentation is open to all, followed by Q&A.

  1. Presentation: River Ward Councillor Report
    Councillor Riley Brockington will present an update on the community, Ward 16, and City Hall.
  1. Presentation: RPCA Board of Directors Report
  2. New Business
  1. Other Business
  2. Announcements
  3. Next Meeting: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 –7:00 p.m.
  4. Adjournment

The RPCA Board of Directors will hold its next meeting virtually by Zoom on Wed, March 3, 2021. We will be joined by River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington for neighbourhood and municipal updates.

In January, the RPCA hosted an important community meeting with city planners about the draft New Official Plan for Ottawa … and its implications on Riverside Park.

This month, we will be reporting on our plans to submit a response to the Official Plan, based on the anticipated impact on Riverside Park and the feedback received from area residents. Join us for this follow up community discussion. This meeting is open to the public.

BOARD MEETING AGENDA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Adoption of the Agenda
  3. Receipt of Minutes of the February 3, 2021 Board Meeting
  4. Presentation: River Ward Councillor Report
    Councillor Riley Brockington will present an update on the community, Ward 16, and City Hall.
  5. Presentation: RPCA Board of Directors Report
  6. Old Business
    • Donation to Debra Dynes Family House
    • Update on Banking and Signing Authorities
    • Hydro One Twin Transmission Reconductoring
    • Inquiry about Summer Student Funding for Park Covid Contact Tracing
    • Operation Snow Angel
  7. New Business
    • Setting Up an RPCA Zoom Account
    • Update on RPCA Submission to Ottawa’s New Official Plan
    • West Walkley Road Traffic Calming Initiative
  8. Other Business
  9. Announcements
  10. Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 –7:00 p.m.
  11. Adjournment

 

Download the Agenda for the February 3, 2021 meeting of the Board of Directors.

The RPCA Board of Directors will hold its next meeting virtually by Zoom on Wed, February 3, 2021. We will be joined by River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington for neighbourhood and municipal updates.

Last month, the RPCA hosted an important community meeting with city planners about the draft New Official Plan for Ottawa … and its implications on Riverside Park.

This month, we are hosting a follow-up community conversation about the future of our neighbourhood. Join us to give your input on what should be included in our community submission to the Official Plan consultation.

Also at this meeting, we will be electing two directors, one to represent Riverside Park West and the other to represent Revelstoke. One of the new directors will fill the role of Treasurer. Click here for details on the nomination process.

This meeting is open to the public.
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BOARD MEETING AGENDA

Wednesday, February 3,2021–7:00 p.m.
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  1. Call to Order
  2. Adoption of the Agenda
  3. Receipt of Minutes of the January 6, 2021 Board Meeting
  4. Receipt of Minutes of January 2021 Electronic Motions
  5. Presentation: River Ward Councillor Report
    Councillor Riley Brockington will present an update on the community, Ward 16, and City Hall.
  6. Presentation: RPCA Board of Directors Report
    6.1 President’s Report
    6.2 Vice-President’s Report
    6.3 Financial Update
    6.4 Communications & Outreach Committee Report
    6.5 Rinks and Recreation Committee Report
    6.6 Gardening Committee Report
    6.7 Planning and Development Sub-Committee Report
    6.8 Transportation, Transit, & Traffic Safety Sub-Committee Report
  7. New Business
    7.1. Director & Officer Elections

    Following the resignation of two directors (representing Riverside Park West and Revelstoke), the RPCA issued a call for nominations, with a deadline of 5:00 pm on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. At this meeting, the Nominations Committee will present a slate of candidates, and a new Treasurer will be appointed. All appointments will serve a term commencing immediately, through to the October 6 Annual Meeting of the Members.
    7.2. Community Discussion: Responding to Ottawa’s Draft New Official Plan
    At the February 3, 2021 meeting of the Board, City of Ottawa planners presented a draft New Official Plan and discussed its implications on Riverside Park. Click here to view the presentation, click here to watch a full recording of the community discussion ( Passcode: ?3ecYy.W ), and click here to read the city’s response to community questions. At this meeting, we will discuss the priorities for a community submission to the Official Plan consultation. All residents are encouraged to join the discussion and share their perspective.
    7.3. Presentation: 2021-2023 Action Plan
    The RPCA Board held two virtual retreats on January 9 and 24 to develop a two-year action plan. At this meeting, the draft 2021-2023 Action Plan will be presented for discussion and adoption.
    7.4. Presentation: Information Technology & Information Management Proposal
    The RPCA Information Technology Manager, Sarah Brickell, will present a draft Information Technology & Information Management Proposal for discussion and adoption.
  8. Other Business
  9. Announcements
  10. Next Meeting: Wednesday, March3, 2021 –7:00 p.m.
  11. Adjournment

The RPCA Board of Directors will hold it’s first meeting of 2021 virtually by Zoom on Wed, January 6, 2021. We were joined by River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington for neighbourhood and municipal updates, followed by relevant community discussions. We have invited Ottawa City Planners to discuss Ottawa new “Official Plan”, which has controversial implications for Riverside Park. The meeting was open to the public.

Board Meeting Agenda

Meeting Time: Wednesday, January 2, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
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  1. Call to Order
  2. Adoption of the Agenda
  3. Receipt of Minutes of the December 2, 2020 Board Meeting
  4. New Business

Special Presentation on Ottawa’s New Official Plan
Guest: Lorraine Stevens, Ottawa Planning Department

  1. Presentation: Report: Riley Brockington, River Ward Councillor
  2. Presentation: Report: RPCA Board of Directors
    • President’s Report
  3. Old Business
    • Support for Conroy Pit Safety Campaign

As resolved at the December 2020 meeting the RPCA sent a letter to the National Capital Commission and the City of Ottawa in support of greater safety initiatives at Conroy Pit.

  • Promoting Play and Safe Outdoor Activities at Local Parks

At the December 2020 meeting, it was moved by Kate and seconded by Joel to allocate $750 for the purchase of toy bins for local parks, pending feedback from Ottawa Public Health.

  1. Other Business
  2. Announcements
    • Board Retreat: Saturday, January 9, 2021 – 9:00 a.m. to Noon
  3. Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 –7:00 p.m.
  4. Adjournment

The RPCA Board of Directors met virtually by Zoom on Wed, December 2, 2020. We were joined by River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington for neighbourhood and municipal updates, followed by relevant community discussions. The meeting was open to the public.

Board Meeting Agenda

Meeting Time: Wednesday, December 2, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Documents and Links

  1. Agenda
  2. Minutes of the November 4, 2020 Board Meeting
  3. Report: Riley Brockington, River Ward Councillor
  4. Report: RPCA Board of Directors
  5. DRAFT Paget Garden Flyer
  6. DRAFT Paget Garden Survey
  7. DRAFT Paget Rink Flyer
  8. DRAFT Paget Rink Covid-Screening Site
  9. Photo Radar etters to Ontario Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney and Ottawa South MPP John Fraser.

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