Just a reminder that THIS Saturday, April 6th from 9am to 5pm we are looking for some volunteers to drop by the Community Hall to help out with our Spring Work Bee. Please let us know if you are able to help out for an hour or more. We are providing some refreshments for helpers so come on out and help us tear some things down, put some things up, empty cupboards, sweep the parking lot and several other little jobs. Many hands make light work!!! Comment here if you can make it for some of the day… Thanks!
Your March update from the Glenwood Community League.
Please note, that as of February 28th, the rink at our hall is closed for the season. We hope you enjoyed your time on the ice and hope to see you back on the blades next year!
Please a take a moment and back your community in the 2013 edition of Avenue Edmonton’s Best Neighbourhoods survey!
Our second annual Best Neighbourhoods survey is up and ready for you to fill out. Just like last year, by filling out the survey, each respondent is entered into a draw for some great monthly prizes, including meals at some of Edmonton’s finest restaurants. The January prize? We have a $100 gift certificate to use at Cibo Bistro. – via AvenueEdmonton.com
City Administration is proposing a large series of amendments to the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay (which establishes rules for the built-form of residential developments in mature communities) and a number of residential zones. The changes are being proposed as part of an implementation strategy for the Residential Infill Guidelines (policy passed in 2010 which lays out desired locations and guidelines for infill development, and multiple housing types. Some of the changes include loosening the restrictions on front-garages, giving development officers more discretion as to their location and design. Others include allowing duplex and semi-detached housing in certain locations under the RF1 zone. Which currently requires a rezoning to another residential zone (typically RF3 or RF4).
Some information from the EFCL is available here, as well as dates for community workshops on the subject. Below are presentation materials from the city and the complete Council report showing mark-ups of all the proposed changes. We hope to have a more readable breakdown of the proposed changes available in the future. For now however, please give these a read, and contact us with your feedbank. Thank you.
A potential purchase of Grant MacEwan’s Jasper Place campus, by the City of Edmonton is before City Council for consideration. The following is our letter of support for the purchase and our hopes for it’s re-purposing following MacEwan University’s consolidation downtown.