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WHAT’SNEW?

The City has officially launched the ENVISION phase of the North Hill Local Growth Planning project and online engagement opportunities are now open.

The City wants people to get involved and join the conversation online now until March 10. In addition to the online engagement opportunity, there will be a large tradeshow in the area as well as a number of pop-up events at high-traffic locations throughout the area.

PROJECT BACKGROUND: The North Hill Communities Local Growth Planning initiative includes the communities of: Highland Park, Mount Pleasant, Tuxedo Park, Winston Heights-Mountview, Crescent Heights, Renfrew, Rosedale, Capitol Hill, Thorncliffe Greenview (south of Mcknight Blvd) and the Greenview Industrial – Ward 4, Ward 7 and Ward 9.

Through the local growth planning process, we’ll work together to create a future vision for how land could be used and re-developed in the area – building on the vision, goals and policies outlined in Calgary’s Municipal Development Plan and the Developed Areas Guidebook.

WHAT’S BEING DISCUSSED?

The future vision for growth; key opportunities and big ideas; and identifying topics that require further exploration

Where should growth be focused? What should transition areas look like? What impacts to existing amenities and infrastructure need to be considered?

  • HOW CAN YOU PARTICIPATE? There are multiple ways to get involved.
    • North Hill Communities Tradeshow: March 2 from 10a.m. – 2 p.m. at James Fowler High (4004 4 Street NW).
    • Pop-up events: Multiple locations throughout the area (details below).
  • HOW WILL INPUT BE USED? Input will be compiled, analyzed and themed. The North Hill Communities Working Group and The City will come together to prioritize the themes heard from the community and this information will be used to inform the next stages of project planning.

EVENT /ENGAGEMENT DETAILS

Online Feedback

WHEN: Now until March 10, 2019

WHERE: Calgary.ca/NorthHill/Envision

WHO: Anyone who is interested – whether you live, work, own a business or like to visit the area, we want to hear from you.

HOW: Provide input online through a map and survey.

North Hill Communities Tradeshow

WHEN: Saturday, March 2, from 10 am – 2pm

WHERE: James Fowler High (4004 4 Street NW)

WHO: Anyone who is interested– whether you live, work, own a business or like to visit the area, we want to hear from you.

HOW: This is a drop-in event. Please use main entrance off 4 Street and park in either the 36 Ave or 40 Ave lots. The school is accessible by bus routes #2 and #38. Language translation services will be available in Cantonese, Mandarin and Spanish.

INVITE: northhillyyc.eventbrite.ca

INFO:  calgary.ca/NorthHillTradeshow

What local connections does The City have to your community? Learn about and provide feedback on City projects, services, and amenities connected to your local area.

This is a unique opportunity to learn about The City’s top projects and services in the North Hill Communities area. Come out and learn more about project details, City services and engagement opportunities for active projects in your communities. Better understand the services that are available and how to connect with them.

Featured programs, services and projects:

•   North Hill Communities Local Growth Planning Initiative

•   Mount Pleasant Affordable Housing

•   Centre Street – Streetscapes Master plan

•   Municipal Development Plan and Calgary Transportation Plan Refresh

•   + more projects, programs and services. Interact with staff from Planning & Development, Transportation & Transit, Parks &Recreation, Water Resources, Real Estate & Development Services and more!

Plus, enjoy:

•   ‘Local Area Planning 101’ Presentation & Education Opportunity

•   There will be a recurring 30-minute presentation at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30 & 1:30

  • Meet local Firefighters and check out their fire truck

•   Children’s Activities

•   Coffee, Tea and Timbits

Pop-up Events

Throughout Phase 2 the project team will be popping up around your community at existing events and high-traffic destinations to share project information and hear your thoughts.

EVENT SCHEDULE

Date Time Location
Wednesday, February 13 4:00 – 7:00 pm Thorncliffe – Greenview Community Association
Monday, February 18 11:00 – 2:00 pm Winston Heights Community Association – Family Day Event
Tuesday, February 26 4:30 – 7:30 pm Renfrew Recreation & Aquatic Facility
Thursday, February 28 12:00 – 3:00 pm SAIT Campus – Stan Grad Centre (Irene Lewis Atrium)
Wednesday, March 6 3:30 – 6:30 pm Northbound Bus Stop – Centre St N & 18 Avenue (Safeway)
Saturday, March 9 12:00 – 3:00 pm Lina’s Italian Market

INFO: https://engage.calgary.ca/NorthHill/PopUps

Targeted Stakeholder Workshops

Main Streets – Business Owner & Landowner Workshop

WHEN: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 2 – 5 pm

WHERE: Crescent Heights Community Association

WHO: Commercial landowners or business owners along Main Streets.

HOW: Register at northhillmainstreets.eventbrite.ca

INFO:The purpose of this workshop is to discuss opportunities and challenges connected to current land use zoning (building types/heights and allowable uses) and the future vision for land use and redevelopment along Main Streets including: Edmonton Trail NE, Centre St N, 16 Avenue N and 4 St NW. This workshop is for commercial landowners and business owners along our Main Streets. Advance registration is required at northhillmainstreets.eventbrite.ca

Greenview Industrial Area – Business Owner & Landowner Workshop

WHEN: Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 2 – 5 pm

WHERE: Royal Canadian Legion Chapelhow Branch 284

WHO: Commercial landowners or business owners within the Greenview Industrial Area

HOW: Register at northhillgreenview.eventbrite.ca

INFO:The purpose of this workshop is to discuss opportunities and challenges connected to current land use zoning (building types/heights and allowable uses), and the future vision for land use and redevelopment within the Greenview Industrial Area. This workshop is for commercial landowners and business owners within the Greenview Area. Advance registration is required atnorthhillgreenview.eventbrite.ca

ADDITIONAL INFO: engage.calgary.ca/NorthHill/Workshops

Sean Chu

Sean Chu

Sean Chu arrived in Calgary from Taiwan in 1985 speaking not a word of English, and within 7 years he was a sworn officer with the Calgary Police Service. From that point on Sean worked with the Calgary Police Service as on Officer for 21 years in a number of roles until 2013.

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