DO YOU WANT A NEIGHBOURHOOD PARK ?

 

DO YOU WANT A NEIGHBOURHOOD PARK IN CITY VIEW?
WILL YOU HELP?

WE NEED TO KNOW IF YOU SUPPORT OUR EFFORTS TO ACQUIRE 21 WITHROW AS A GREEN-SPACE PARK.
This is our LAST CHANCE to have a Neighbourhood Park in City View.  Parks increase property values whether you use the park or not. Walkable distance to green space makes our community a more desirable place to live and a safe place for our children to play.

REGISTER YOUR SUPPORT in one of the following ways: (By JULY 6, 2016 please)
1. Return member email with your name and address.
2. Email us at: 
cityviewassociation@gmail.com 
3. In addition, if you received a flyer at your door, it has a local address to return the flyer  with your support and 2 local phone numbers  to call.

BACKGROUND:
In 1977 City View Community Association (C.V.C.A.) identified the lack of green space in our community.  In 2014 the C.V.C.A. executive began working with our community members and city of Ottawa to improve our park situation.  None of our parks meet the city standards of a Neighbourhood Park.  City View’s green-space is way below the city standard (we have ONLY one quarter of appropriate green-space) and by city definition of a “Neighbourhood Park “, we have NO PARKS but only “1.5 Parkettes” Scroll down to see  Ottawa  city definition of Parks & Parkettes (June 22 posting)

21 WITHROW AVENUE:
The property for sale at 21 Withrow Avenue is the perfect site for a neighbourhood park. It is 2.02 acres, centrally located with a 3 street access and a mature tree canopy. It has a heritage stone house built 175 years ago, a full 25 years before Confederation. This property would make an excellent park for our residents and would be a marvelous addition to the city’s parks and a great place to celebrate our next 150 years in Canada!  This land is the last of City View’s acquirable green-space.  It is on the market for $2.2 million.

FUNDING:
Your community association executive is spending many long evenings applying for funding to purchase the property at 21 Withrow Avenue. We are in contact with all three levels of government to obtain funding.  We are applying for grants from the Federal government, 150 Heritage Fund, the Province and the City of Ottawa. IF YOU KNOW OF ANY OTHER FUNDING SOURCES or wish to contribute, please let us know. Four ways to contact us are listed above.

IF ENOUGH SUPPORT is received by JULY 6 we will hold a TOWN HALL meeting, THURSDAY, JULY 21, 7:30PM, at 9 Rossland Avenue (the former St. Richard’s Church Hall).

YES, I AGREE, CITY VIEW COMMUNITY NEEDS A NEW PARK!

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“City View boundaries are between Clyde/Merivale and Woodroffe from Baseline to Meadowlands, Ryan Farm excluded.”

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