Would you like to provide feedback on the proposed redesign of the Bank Street Bridge? Councillor Shawn Menard is looking for your input on changes for the bridge. The deadline to take the survey is August 7, 2020.
Capital Ward Councillor Shawn Menard has proposed a redesign of the Bank Street Canal Bridge: three vehicle lanes, two northbound and one southbound, with two widened pathways on either side, thereby improving safety for pedestrians and cyclists.
Gardening Restart June 22, 2020
Wouldn’t you know it as soon as I wrote the last update we got the word from the city Adopt-a-Road program manager that we could restart gardening respecting physical distance, wearing gardening gloves of course and having no more than 10 people at the bed at any one time.
There is art to be found in Old Ottawa South, even if all the galleries in town are closed. Where? On the street. Take a walk along Bank on a sunny, quiet day. Make believe you are in a gallery. Look across the street at storefronts as though they were paintings and sculptures in an exhibition. Look up, down, all around. No need for labels.
Following the lead of several BIAs and Community Associations, we put together an overview of local businesses and how they are adjusting to the COVID-19 situation.
Back in December 2019, we hosted a public forum on Bank Street Transportation through Old Ottawa South and the Glebe. We know the street does not currently meet the needs of all road users. As a first step, we have released our As We Heard It report. This report includes the presentations by community groups and city staff, as well as the feedback we received before, after, and during the meeting.
A community meeting on the proposed development for 1050-1060 Bank Street was held on January 27, 2020 at the Firehall with almost 60 people in attendance. The development team addressed changes that were made to the design in response to resident comments made at the first Firehall meeting held in June 2019. They responded to questions and comments from residents on topics including materials, parking, the best entrance/exit street for the garage, height, and landscaping.
The application to the City is online and comments are requested by February 27, 2020.
We had noticed this sign on the West Coast Video building a little while ago, but the lack of a realtor's logo or any other branding made us wonder whether this was real or not. But on Friday February 14th Shawn Menard confirmed on Twitter that he's been talking to the owners' group and this might actually be happening...
The development team for the proposed six-storey apartment building at the corner of Bank and Aylmer (where Siam Kitchen, Boomerang Kids, and the Barley Mow are located currently) has made revisions to the design that was presented to our community back in June 2019. Come out and see what’s new!