General Meeting -16 April 1999 — Agenda


Greenspace Alliance of Canada’s Capital
Agenda for April 16, 1999

Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Billings Rm, RMOC


Documents Circulated: (1) Minutes of previous meeting(s)

1. Approval of agenda

2. Approval of circulated minutes

3. Brief Announcements/Updates:

  • (Parlow) Southern Corridor: new City of Ottawa councillor (Jim Bickford);
  • much ado about nothing (Mayor Watson and NCC letter); letters to NCC sent from Riverside Park CA, HCCO, Quinterra-Riverbanks CA and Southern Corridor working group asking to be classified a “relevant group” for any NCC dealings with Southern Corridor
  • (Barr) Conroy Swamp update: Greenboro Turtlehead Nature Area to be officially opened 9 a.m. Friday May 28, off Johnston Road (rain date, 1 week later)
  • (Barr) Update on City of Ottawa Environmental Advisory Committee
  • (Royds) Summary of Rideau River workshop (April 10)
  • (Crosby) Check out the new Millenium Eco-Communities web site at
  • Current OMB appeals: Mediated solution to be adopted on NCC appeal re: Greenway System

4. Committee Reports:

  • Membership, Ad Hoc Liason, Land Priorities List committee, External/Internal Communications,
  • GA letter dated Mar 26/99: response to NCC’s Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Plan for Canada’s Capital
  • Seeking comments on website: [maybe could add poetry and/or photos here?]

5. Main Business – Project Update:

GreenMap for Ottawa/Carleton

6. New business:

7. Next Meeting: 7:30 p.m., on Tue, May. 11. Location: Festival Board Room. Last meeting of year to be Wed, June 16 in Billings Room.