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  • Thursday, May 25, 2017 10:42 AM | Haysboro Office (Administrator)

    The City is holding an information session on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 5 to 8 pm at the Southland Leisure Centre, 2000 Southland Drive SW, in the Pool Viewing Area.

    The City will provide updates on the two Calgary-led ring road transportation projects:

     

    - Anderson Road SW widening
    - 90 Avenue SW and Southland Drive connections


    No RSVP is required. Representatives from Alberta Transportation and KGL Contractors will also be present to answer any questions related to the Southwest Calgary Ring Road Project.

     

    For more information, please visit calgary.ca/swrr.


  • Tuesday, March 21, 2017 4:32 PM | Haysboro Office (Administrator)

    Dear Haysboro ,

    The City of Calgary is hosting an Open House regarding the Southland Crossing Land Use Amendment application. The Open House will be held on Wednesday, April 12th at the Southwood United Church, 10690 Elbow Drive SW from 5:00 to 9:00 pm.

    The application proposes to redevelop the Southland Crossing site to allow for four mixed –use high rise buildings with commercial storefronts and apartment towers above.

    You can follow this application, LOC2015-0194, online using the Planning and Development Map Tool: https://developmentmap.calgary.ca/#property/LOC2015-0194.

    Sincerely,
    Brian

    Brian Pincott
    Councillor, Ward 11
    The City of Calgary

    Phone: 403-268-5056
    Fax: 403-268-8091
    Email: ward11@calgary.ca
    Web: www.ward11calgary.ca

     


  • Wednesday, March 01, 2017 11:13 AM | Haysboro Office (Administrator)

    Dear Haysboro ,

    City of Calgary Water Services is continuing with a Water Meter Exchange Program that began on September 30, 2013. 

    The program is exchanging aging water meters that are reaching the end of their expected life of 15 to 20 years.   The older meters are physically read by ENMAX Power each month.   They will be replaced by a newer technology meter with an Encoded Radio Transmitter (ERT) that will allow the meter readers to remotely read these meters from a distance.   The Meter Exchange Program will allow Water Services to reduce meter reading costs, provide you with more accurate bills, and replace an aging asset, ensuring meter accuracy.    

    The meter exchange program is being undertaken on a community by community basis and is targeting over 100,000 meters for replacement over the next 6-8 years.   The program has focused on a number of communities across the City and has replaced over 48,000 meters since 2013. 

    In the next few weeks, The City will begin to contact customers in the communities of Haysboro, Kingsland, Palliser, Pump Hill, Bayview, Kelvin Grove, Chinook Park, Eagle Ridge, and Lakeview.

    For more information or if you have any further questions about the Meter Exchange Program please call 311 or visit calgary.ca/watermeters.

    Sincerely,
    Brian

    Brian Pincott
    Councillor, Ward 11
    The City of Calgary


  • Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:49 AM | Haysboro Office (Administrator)

    Dear Haysboro ,

    The City of Calgary is moving into the last phase of design for the Southwest Transitway Bus Rapid Transit (SWBRT) project, and is seeking your input. An online tool will collect input from Calgarians beginning Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017.

    Use the online tool to provide your input on the design and details of:

    • -           Pedestrian overpass at 90th  Avenue SW
    • -           Construction staging and phasing
    • -           Station connections (including pedestrian overpass at 75th Avenue SW)
    • -           Parking
    • -           Landscaping
    • -           Noise attenuation

    Input will be collected from Calgarians living and working near the future route, as well Calgarians who may someday make use of the city’s BRT network. The City will compile and analyze all feedback, along with technical and engineering considerations to inform the final design for the SWBRT. The City will post a “What We Heard” report which will be made available online in April.

    The input collected online will also be used at a facilitated session in March with representatives of area Community Associations, institutions and citizen groups, to inform the workshop of the themes and comments provided by fellow Calgarians.

    Sign up for the project mailing list to get up to date information on the online engagement that begins on February 22nd, 2017. Or, check back on the project website at calgary.ca/swbrt for the link to the online portal.

    The SWBRT is one of four BRT projects that fill important gaps in Calgary’s primary transit network and provide reliable, efficient transit to communities. Along with the SWBRT, The City is implementing the North and South Crosstown BRT and the 17 Avenue SE BRT to provide more transit options for all Calgarians.

    Sincerely,
    Brian

    Brian Pincott
    Councillor, Ward 11
    The City of Calgary

    Phone: 403-268-5056
    Fax: 403-268-8091
    Email: 
    ward11@calgary.ca
    Web: www.ward11calgary.ca

     


  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017 2:51 PM | Haysboro Office (Administrator)

    22 February 2017

    TO: Haysboro Community Association Board FROM: Office of Councillor Brian Pincott, Ward 11

    SUBJECT: February Ward 11 Update

    Follow-Up Items

    • N/A

    Monthly 311 Report Summary

    • Top 5 Service Requests in January for Haysboro:

    o Roads – Snow & Ice Control

    o Bylaw – Snow & Ice on Sidewalk

    o Finance – TIPP Agreement Request

    o Water Services – Construction Information Requests

    o Compliance – Business Licence Concern

    Community Specific Items

    • ATCO’s Urban Pipeline Replacement Program

    ATCO is preparing for their work on replacing the gas lines under 14th Street SW, as part of ATCO's Urban Pipeline Replacement Program. Included in the pipeline renewal project are the following routes, please click on the links to view route details:

     Acadia to 14th Street SW

     14th Street SW from 90th Avenue to Kootenay Street SW

     90th Avenue SW from 24th Street SW to 14th Street SW

     South Glenmore Park Project

    • South Crosstown BRT

    The South Crosstown BRT is route is primarily set and will not require new roadways. With the exception of three new stations planned in the future, existing stop locations will be used for the entire route. The South Crosstown BRT route will be the same as the current Route 306 from Westbrook to Heritage LRT Stations. The route will then extend east of Macleod Trail to Quarry Park.

    • SW Transitway BRT At this time, the project team is finalizing the designs of the north portion of the SW BRT, from Glenmore North to downtown. The project team expects to go to tender very soon, with construction beginning this year.

    o The online tool will be available on February 22nd, 2017 to provide input on the pedestrian overpass at 90th Avenue SW; the construction staging and phasing; station connections; parking; landscaping; and, noise attenuation. • Ward Community Event Fund The Ward Community Event Fund has been bolstered with a onetime increase of $5,000 per ward. This brings the total dollars we have available for Ward 11 community events to $15,000. Get your application in!

    • Water Main Replacement on Horton Road SW As part of the Water Main Replacement Program, The City has identified the need to replace a water main on Horton Road SW from 9508 Horton Road SW to 9705 Horton Road SW. The construction was expected to take place in November, but due to the cold weather, the project is postponed until Spring 2017.

    Ward Wide Items

    • A Message from Brian
    • 2017 Property Assessments

    On January 5th, 2017, The City mailed out over half a million Assessment Notices. The 2017 property assessments reflect the market value of a property on July 1st, 2016 and its physical condition on December 31st, 2016. The 2017 business assessments reflect the typical net annual rental value of business premises on July 1, 2016.

    o Please review your assessment carefully. You can do so online by logging into Assessment Search at calgary.ca/assessment. Online, you can access details on your property to review the accuracy of the information The City has on file, and compare your assessment with other similar properties in your area to ensure your assessment is fair and equitable.

    o The Customer Review Period is from January 5th to March 6th, 2017. If you have any questions about your assessment, please contact 403-268-2888. Changes can only be made to your 2017 Property Assessment during the Customer Review Period.

    • Calgary South West Ring Road The City of Calgary is beginning work on their portion of the Southwest Ring Road-related projects. The City project team met with the board in June 2016.

    o The contractor, KGL Constructors (Kiewit, Graham, Ledcor) have set up a website to share information on construction, boundaries, schedule, traffic detours, design updates etc. at http://www.swcrrproject.com/. We recommend having a look at this website. You may contact their team at 403-212-0565 or at info@swcrrproject.com. o SAVE THE DATE: The City will hold an information session on Thursday, May 25th, 2017 from 5 to 8 pm at the Oakridge Community Centre, 9504 Oakfield Drive SW to provide an update on the two Calgary-led ring road projects:  90th Avenue SW & Southland Drive connections  Anderson Road SW widening

    • Council News in Brief Stay on top of City Council and Committee items and outcomes.
    • Introducing CityTalk

    The City of Calgary recently launched CityTalk, a digital news magazine and digital compilation of current City of Calgary information in an easy to read format. CityTalk brings a host of City information together on one platform, including The City’s social media feeds and some of Calgary’s media feeds. The feeds are automatically updated 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    • Snow & Ice Removal Be informed about how The City handles snow events, and monitor road conditions and plowing routes via this dashboard.

    Contact Us

    Kim Warnke Community Assistant caward11@calgary.ca www.ward11calgary.ca 403-268-2495

    Teigan Kopec Executive Assistant eaward11@calgary.ca www.ward11calgary.ca 403-268-2476


  • Friday, January 20, 2017 1:56 PM | Haysboro Office (Administrator)

    Follow-Up Items

    • ATCO low pressure gas line installation The installation of a new line will be within the utility corridor, and will follow the existing high-pressure route within 5m. ATCO will be open trenching a large part of it, and is willing to work with Haysboro if any co-construction of a pathway is possible.
    • Pedestrian Overpass 90th Avenue and 14th Street SW Thank you for your letter and comments on the pedestrian overpass. The Standing Policy Committee on Transportation and Transit met on Wednesday, January 18th to receive an update on Administration’s work, and proposed alignment options. Please note this was a ‘receive for information’ meeting only. Administration will meet with your board, and we will let you know when a ‘decision-making’ meeting will take place.

    Monthly 311 Report Summary

    • Top 5 Service Requests in December for Haysboro:

    o Roads – Traffic or Pedestrian Light Repair

    o Bylaw – Snow & Ice on Sidewalk

    o Finance – TIPP Agreement Request

    o Roads – Snow & Ice Control

    o Calgary Transit – Employee Conduct

    Community Specific Items

    • South Crosstown BRT

    The South Crosstown BRT is route is primarily set and will not require new roadways. With the exception of three new stations planned in the future, existing stop locations will be used for the entire route. The South Crosstown BRT route will be the same as the current Route 306 from Westbrook to Heritage LRT Stations. The route will then extend east of Macleod Trail to Quarry Park.

    • SW Transitway BRT At this time, the project team is finalizing the designs of the north portion of the SW BRT, from Glenmore North to downtown. The project team expects to go to tender very soon, with construction beginning this year.

    o ATCO is preparing for their work on replacing the gas lines under 14th Street SW, as part of ATCO's Urban Pipeline Replacement Program. Included in the pipeline renewal project are the following routes, please click on the links to view route details:

     Acadia to 14th Street SW

     14th Street SW from 90th Avenue to Kootenay Street SW

     90th Avenue SW from 24th Street SW to 14th Street SW

     South Glenmore Park Project

    • Water Main Replacement on Horton Road SW As part of the Water Main Replacement Program, The City has identified the need to replace a water main on Horton Road SW from 9508 Horton Road SW to 9705 Horton Road SW. The construction was expected to take place in November, but due to the cold weather, the project is postponed until Spring 2017.

    Ward Wide Items

    • 2017 Property Assessments

    On January 5th, 2017, The City mailed out over half a million Assessment Notices. The 2017 property assessments reflect the market value of a property on July 1st, 2016 and its physical condition on December 31st, 2016. The 2017 business assessments reflect the typical net annual rental value of business premises on July 1, 2016.

    o Please review your assessment carefully. You can do so online by logging into Assessment Search at calgary.ca/assessment. Online, you can access details on your property to review the accuracy of the information The City has on file, and compare your assessment with other similar properties in your area to ensure your assessment is fair and equitable.

    o The Customer Review Period is from January 5th to March 6th, 2017. If you have any questions about your assessment, please contact 403-268-2888. Changes can only be made to your 2017 Property Assessment during the Customer Review Period.

    • Calgary South West Ring Road The City of Calgary is beginning work on their portion of the Southwest Ring Road-related projects. The 

    City project team met with the board in June 2016. We will share updates as they become available. The contractor hosted information sessions the week of November 28th, 2016.

    o The contractor, KGL Constructors (Kiewit, Graham, Ledcor) have set up a website to share information on construction, boundaries, schedule, traffic detours, design updates etc. at http://www.swcrrproject.com/. We recommend having a look at this website. You may contact their team at 403-212-0565 or at info@swcrrproject.com.

    • Christmas Tree Recycling

    The City's Christmas Tree Recycling program will be drop-off only this year. The City will not be collecting trees door-to-door. Bring your tree to one of 13 drop-off locations.

    • Introducing CityTalk

    The City of Calgary recently launched CityTalk, a digital news magazine and digital compilation of current City of Calgary information in an easy to read format. CityTalk brings a host of City information together on one platform, including The City’s social media feeds and some of Calgary’s media feeds. The feeds are automatically updated 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    • Snow & Ice Removal Be informed about how The City handles snow events, and monitor road conditions and plowing routes via this dashboard.

    Contact Us

    Kim Warnke Community Assistant caward11@calgary.ca www.ward11calgary.ca 403-268-2495

    Teigan Kopec Executive Assistant eaward11@calgary.ca www.ward11calgary.ca 403-268-2476


  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 11:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ATCO to upgrade natural gas line in your neighbourhood

    ATCO will be in or near your neighbourhood in the coming months to upgrade the natural gas distribution system while accommodating the City of Calgary’s Southwest Bus Rapid Transit Project. Please see the attached overview of the project or visit ATCOGas.com/UPR and click on Southwest Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project /ATCO’s natural gas pipelines under the projects tab for specific information.

    The following projects are scheduled for southwest Calgary in 2017:

    • ·         Acadia to 14 Street
    • ·         14 Street from 90 Avenue to Kooteney Street SW
    • ·         90 Avenue from 24 Street to 14 Street SW
    • ·         South Glenmore Park Project

    These projects are a part of the Urban Pipeline Replacement (UPR) Program which modernizes the natural gas network and adds capacity to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Alberta’s largest centres. The installation of the new gas lines will employ all the latest technologies available and will meet or exceed building and construction standards to ensure continued safe and reliable natural gas service

    ATCO thanks you for your cooperation and we will make every effort to minimize any inconvenience. We will complete our work in a safe, efficient manner and restore the work area to the same condition as it was before the start of the project.

    For more information, contact:

    Adam Chambers, P.Eng.,

    Senior Engineer, ATCO

    403-245-7155

    adam.chambers@ATCO.com




  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 11:29 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


  • Monday, January 09, 2017 12:19 PM | Haysboro Office (Administrator)

    Dear Haysboro ,

     

    Yesterday, The City mailed out over half a million Assessment Notices. The 2017 property assessments reflect the market value of a property on July 1st, 2016 and its physical condition on December 31st, 2016. The 2017 business assessments reflect the typical net annual rental value of business premises on July 1, 2016.

     

    Annual market value assessments are legislated under the provincial Municipal Government Act.  The assessment process is how property taxes are distributed among all property owners to meet The City’s budget needs to pay for services all Calgarians benefit from like police, fire protection, transit, parks, recreation and more. Please note that business tax bills are mailed out in February, and property tax bills in late May.

     

    Please review your assessment carefully. You can do so online by logging into Assessment Search at calgary.ca/assessment. Online, you can access details on your property to review the accuracy of the information The City has on file, and compare your assessment with other similar properties in your area to ensure your assessment is fair and equitable. You may also conduct more in-depth assessment research and can access sales, community and property reports.

     

    The Customer Review Period is from January 5th to March 6th, 2017. If you have any questions about your assessment, please contact 403-268-2888. Changes can only be made to your 2017 Property Assessment during the Customer Review Period.

     

    Please note that The City is eliminating the Business Tax in 2019 through a gradual transfer of the business tax revenues to the non-residential property tax. Business owners will see an approximate 20 per cent decrease in the 2017 business tax rate due to consolidation. Non-residential property owners will see an estimated additional 4.6 per cent increase in their 2017 non-residential property tax rate. Consolidating the taxes into a single, easy to understand real estate-based assessment and tax system for non-residential property owners will make Calgary more competitive and attractive for business. Please note that Business Tax Consolidation will not impact your property/business assessment nor will it be reflected on your assessment notice. It will not increase the amount of revenues collected by The City.

    Sincerely,

    Brian

     

    Brian Pincott
    Councillor, Ward 11
    The City of Calgary

    Phone: 403-268-5056
    Fax: 403-268-8091
    Email: 
    ward11@calgary.ca
    Web: www.ward11calgary.ca


  • Tuesday, November 08, 2016 3:50 PM | Haysboro Office (Administrator)

    ATCO to upgrade natural gas line in your neighbourhood

    ATCO will be in or near your neighbourhood in the coming weeks to plan upgrades to your natural gas distribution system. Please see the following information on how you might be impacted. Visit ATCOGas.com/UPR and click on Acadia to 14 Street under the projects tab for specific information on this project including a map of the route.

    Timeline:

     Preliminary work scheduled from November – December, 2016.

     Construction scheduled sequentially along the route April – October 2017, weather permitting.

    What you can expect:

     2016: ATCO and contractors conducing preliminary work including surveying, line locating and site visits.

     2017: Road detours and lane reductions will occur sequentially along the route as the project progresses. More details to be provided when available.

    This project is part of the Urban Pipeline Replacement (UPR) Program which modernizes the natural gas network and adds capacity to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Alberta’s largest centres. The installation of the new gas lines will employ all the latest technologies available and will meet or exceed building and construction standards to ensure continued safe and reliable natural gas service

    ATCO thanks you for your cooperation and we will make every effort to minimize any inconvenience. We will complete our work in a safe, efficient manner and restore the work area to the same condition as it was before the start of the project.

    For more information, contact: Adam Chambers, P.Eng., Senior Engineer, ATCO 403-245-7155 adam.chambers@ATCO.com

    http://www.atcopipelines.com/upr/Projects/Documents/Acadia-to-14th-Street-MAP.pdf


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