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AGMMVCA Annual General Meeting May 28, 2015

Celebrating our 5th Year as the
Manotick Village & Community Association

PDF Meeting Agenda

The Manotick Village and Community Association currently has almost 500 members.  All members and Manotick-area residents who would like to become members ($10/person or $15/family) are cordially invited to our Annual General Meeting on May 28 at 7 p.m. at the Manotick Legion. 

 

Come out and help us celebrate our 5th Anniversary, hear from our directors and share your thoughts about Manotick and the work of the MVCA.

Come and tell us what you would like the MVCA to start doing, continue doing or do more of.   Discover how you can volunteer at our community events, including Shiverfest, the Soapbox Derby and Picnic-in-the Park. Learn about and sign up for our "Keep it to 40km/h" road safety program.  We also have volunteer opportunities in our advocacy program for members who are passionate about helping shape Manotick's future.

The more volunteers we have, the more the MVCA can do for our community.

The AGM is also an opportunity for you to meet and engage the board of directors and to nominate and elect new directors.  

The keynote address will be given by Councillor Scott Moffatt.  

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PDFArtist rendering of Independent Living Apartments and Coffee Shop Proposed Across From Retirement Residence on Bridge Street 

Seniors  Apartments

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Story boards presented at the Sat Nov 29th Secondary Plan Open House

Alternative Travel Modes [ 3.17 MB ]
Existing Wastewater System [ 1.2 MB ]
Proposed Water Distribution System
 [ 1.81 MB ]
Proposed Wastewater Network [ 1.78 MB ]
Village Core – Character Areas
 [ 1.05 MB ]
Manotick Secondary Plan Boundary [ 1.99 MB ]
Mahogany Land Use
 [ 1.7 MB ]
Natural Heritage Systems [ 1.95 MB ]
 Parking and Traffic [ 2.39 MB ]

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Truckin' through Manotick, not so much across the Vimy Memorial Bridge

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The MVCA is committed to urge the city to lighten the load on the Manotick bridges and provide improved truck access to the new Vimy Memorial Bridge.  We need your support to make this happen.   Rural residents and businesses who have not already done so are asked to make their views known by sending a brief note to their ward councilor at george.darouze@ottawa.ca or scott.moffatt@ottawa.ca and to me at president@manotickVCA.org .

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Community and local politicians reject proposed school location for TELUS Cell Tower in Manotick area

PDFPetition to the House of Commons to reject the proposed cell tower site at 1071 Dozois in Manotick ON:

“Whereas putting a cell tower at 1071 Dozois Road in Ottawa is not an acceptable risk for our children and our neighbourhood due to the proximity of the tower to a local elementary and local high school, we the undersigned, residents of Canada, request the House of Commons to not accept the proposed cell tower site at 1071 Dozois in Manotick, ON.”

Download the petition addressed to the House of Commons, add your name and and return it by mail (no postage required) to: Office of Pierre Poilievre MP, House of Commons, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A6.

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You need to read this to safely navigate the Jockvale 2-lane Roundabout at Cambrian

Brochure: http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/engineering/roundabout/roundabout-brochure-en.pdf
Video: http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/engineering/roundabout/#video

PDF Reduce Speed to Safely Navigate the Jockvale roundabout

 

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Renewal of Membership



We Need YouMemberships can be renewed using your credit card by using the Paypal link found at http://www.manotickvca.org/join.html

NOTE: Completion of the form found on this page is only required if this is a new membership.

NOTE: Most documents on this website are in PDF format and will require Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to load and print.

 

 

 

Calendar Mark Your Calendars

Saturday May 30th YOMA Bake Sale 11AM-2 PM at the new RBC Official Opening

The RBC is also holding a draw for four sets of tickets for four people to attend the upcoming Cirque du Soleil show on July 2nd in the RBC corporate box at the Canadian Tire Centre.   For every ballot given out at the branch during the month of May, $1 will be donated to YOMA. Please come out and ask for a ballot and help support our local youth

DerbySave the Date

Sunday, August 30th

Manotick Soapbox Derby

Watch this space for details.

 

Calendar of other Community Events

 

In the News

April/May, 2015

 

Duo set to launch medical marijuana facility that will ship pot across the countryOttawa Sun, April 25

Vandals suspected behind Vimy Bridge damage Ottawa Community News, April 24

Environment committee wants to see focus on recycling for proposed projectOttawa Community News, April 23

Protesters put heat on province over hydro prices Ottawa Community News, April 20

Feds inject cash into Manotick to put students to work this summer Ottawa Community News, April 17

Let Hydro Ottawa bid on rural customers: Blais Ottawa Community News, April 16

Classic Canadian farce ready to take centre stage in Osgoode Ottawa Community News, April 17

Gray can't get enough of Canada's unique stories Ottawa Community News, April 17

Seniors invited to discuss rural transit options Ottawa Community News, April 10

Emma says farewell Ottawa Community News, April 10

New scribe Brian Dryden on the Manotick News beat Ottawa Community News, April 10

ROSSS wants community feedback to become 'rural hub' Ottawa Community News, April 2

Main Street Cellar chef to compete in elite cook-off Ottawa Community News, April 2