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Hello Friends and Neighbours,
Some news and updates for you, inlcuding agenda for our next meeting:
Wendesday, March 5, 7:15 at the Strathcona Community Centre
Of course, top of the list is final draft of the Local Area Plan for the Downtown Eastside and Strathcona, which has just been released and will be going to council on March 12. We'll be offering some background and points to consider below - with an expanded conversation at this Wednesday
Poison Warning - Strathcona Park, Cottonwood area
Notice about follow up meeting re: today's draft Local Area Plan.
Meeting is Wednesday March 5 (not 6)
sorry for confusion.. presentation of plan before council is still scheduled for March 12
Hello friends and neighbours,
We'll forgoe much commentary to share links to the final draft Plan and Staff report, which have just been released moments ago.
Obviously, at some 320 pages is some serious reading but does represent a 30 year plan and significant changes to the area.
Residents will have an opportunity to discuss the plan at our regularily scheduled SRA meeting...
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Some disturbing news this weekend: police are seeking witnesses after a man assaulted two young girls at Strathcona Elementary playground on Sunday. Details can be found below. Please keep an eye out for the suspect, and as always, keep an eye out for our neighbourhood kids.
Reminder of the Residents' Association meeting this Wednesday, February 5, 7:15 at the Community Centre.
This will be one of the last two general SRA...
— apologies for the lateness of this message, the following was received from City staff just this afternoon (January 27).
City are proposing "Learning Sessions" starting this weekend, at which they will be presenting their plan for our neighbourhoods. Community members are strongly encouraged to attend one of these sessions as well as the upcoming SRA meeting on February 5th to discuss resident and neighbour concerns and analysis of the plan. Learning Sessions for the Local...