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Community Rink

Our Bandmaster Rink is up and running, thanks to the volunteers who keep it going. Today one of them had the task of clearing over a foot of accumulated snow.

We are looking for more volunteers, if you are able to help out with the community rink, please let us know.

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Fairwinds-Poole Creek Shovel Squad

The Shovel Squad
Has been a success. Some fabulous community members have volunteered to join the squad.

❄️ Snow has been tough this year but we know for some neighbours, it’s been extra tough. With more snow to come, we’re assembling a neighbourhood SHOVEL SQUAD. 
If you need help or unable to clear snow off an obstructing area that’s NOT dealt with by the City, please message us. Also message us if you want to join the Shovel Squad! (great cardio) 👊

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NOTE: Our small Shovel Squad is here to help for Fairwinds-Poole Creek Community only. We encourage your CA and streets to come together and create a Shovel Squad of your own! Together, this Snowmageddon has nothing on us 💪

Events

FPCCA in the Parade of Lights

Fairwinds – Poole Creek Community Association walking in the Stittsville Village Association Parade of Lights

Thanks to everyone that came out and cheered us on last night! Thanks so much to the Stittsville Village Association for running such a fabulous and well-attended event!  We hope to see you next year!

Board Notes

Monthly Board Meeting (all community members welcome)

Our next Monthly Board Meeting will be on Sunday, November 4th, at 8:30 am (new time, so feels like current 9:30am) at the Grounds!   We are looking for a new director to join us, fresh ideas, or for you to just come to see what we’re all about.  Coffee is on Martin he says.

All Fairwinds (and Fairwinds West), and Poole Creek residents are welcome to attend. Please RSVP to info@fairwindscommunity.com.

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Community News

Parking Restrictions

Summer just ended and Fall has just arrived.  Nobody wants to think about winter just yet.  However, before we know it the snow will be flying and with it, it will bring a whole slew of problems, including parking concerns in our neighbourhood.  Last year the City piloted winter parking restrictions in our community.  In order to provide meaningful and representative feedback to the City on the winter parking restrictions, the Fairwinds Poole Creek Community Association surveyed residents to determine if they felt the parking restrictions made our streets safer and easier to navigate in the winter months.  In addition, the Association asked residents to identify streets that they felt should have winter restrictions added or removed.

Overwhelmingly, residents responded that they felt that the winter parking restrictions made our streets safer and easier to navigate. Residents identified a few streets where the restrictions were confusing and/or would be better placed on the other side of the road, and a few streets that should/shouldn’t have restrictions.  The Community Association provided all feedback received to the City for their consideration.  The City is still looking at all feedback received, however, our city councillor, Shad Qadri, has confirmed that the streets in our community that had restrictions last winter will continue to have restrictions this winter.  In addition, restrictions will be added for Rosehill and Santolina.  The Community Association will continue to follow up with the City on winter parking restrictions and will provide updates through social media and future newsletters.

Snowed In - Barry Gray

PHOTO: Snowed in!

Events

Thanks to Business Sponsors in our Community

Thank you to everyone that attended and supported our Movie Night! It was a great way for neighbours in the community to come together and enjoy the evening!

 

We had many sponsors and supporters.

Great North Heating: https://greatnorthheating.ca/

Studio A Dance: http://studioadance.ca/
The Chris Scott Realty Team: https://chrisscott.ca/
U-Rock, The Grounds, Disk Daddy, & Nora’s Music for Young Children

Thank you for sponsoring our Movie Night! And of course for all your other contributions to our community. It’s neighbours like you that make our Community so awesome! Thank you!

Events

Movie Night is here!

Our Annual community movie night is only 2 days away.
Come join us at Bandmaster Park, at 7:30 pm and we’ll be playing Coco at this family-friendly event.

Movie August 25th

Development

New Proposed Development across from the Keg

There is a Public Meeting on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Main Hall of the Goulbourn Recreation Complex to discuss a proposed plan of subdivision on the west side of Huntmar and Hazeldean located here: West Huntmar and Hazeldean Development Location

Proposed development location

The proposal is to develop a 74-unit subdivision containing a mix of single-detached, semi-detached and townhouse dwelling units. To review the Application Summary please see the following links or come out to the City meeting.
Huntmar and Hazeldean. A Map of the plan Hazeldean and Huntmar Draft Plan of Subdivision- D07-16-18-0020

If you are unable to make it to the meeting and would still like to share your concerns, please direct them to:
Laurel McCreight, Development Review Planner
Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department
City of Ottawa
110 Laurier Avenue West, 4th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1
Tel.: 613-580-2424, ext. 16587
Fax: 613-580-2576
Laurel.Mccreight@ottawa.ca