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2024 Draft Budget Released: Community Highlights

2024 Draft Budget Released: Community Highlights

Last week, City Council tabled the Draft 2024 Budget. The budget proposes an overall tax increase of 2.5 per cent, which would mean that the average urban homeowner would pay an additional $105 on their annual property tax bill, while the average rural homeowner would...

Statement on Lansdowne 2.0

Statement on Lansdowne 2.0

For visitors and locals alike, the transformation of Lansdowne Park over the past decade has created and enhanced an important community and cultural landmark in our city. The revitalization has reignited the passion for local sports including the Ottawa REDBLACKS,...

Ādisōke Construction Update & OPL Survey

Ādisōke Construction Update & OPL Survey

The Ādisōke facility is reaching a big milestone! The 5th floor of the facility is almost completely poured, & in the coming days, all 5 levels will be complete. In the coming weeks, structural work will continue. Building mechanical and electrical work will also take...

2024 Draft Budget Public Consultation Session

2024 Draft Budget Public Consultation Session

The City will be soon be tabling the Draft 2024 Budget for Council’s consideration and I would like to invite you to save the date for an important engagement opportunity. On Tuesday, November 14th, my colleagues and I will be hosting a south-end Budget Consultation...

Hydro Ottawa tree trimming pilot project in Ward 10

Hydro Ottawa tree trimming pilot project in Ward 10

Following recent storms, the Hydro Ottawa team has identified key areas throughout the city that are always greatly impacted by severe weather outages, more specifically as a result of tree contact with our overhead infrastructure. Gloucester-Southgate, suffering a...

Hunt Club Road Resurfacing

Hunt Club Road Resurfacing

Starting the first week of October 2023, the City of Ottawa will commence road resurfacing work on various roadways near Hunt Club Rd. as part of its annual infrastructure maintenance cycle.  This project will include milling or pulverizing of the existing surface,...

Truth and Reconciliation Week

Truth and Reconciliation Week

This week is Truth and Reconciliation Week. As the Council Liaison for the Anishinabe Algonquin Nation Civic Cultural Protocol and Implementation Plan for the 2022-2026 Council Term, I encourage you to take this opportunity to participate in events happening across...

Draft Budget 2024

Draft Budget 2024

It’s your city and your budget, so we want to hear from you! Your feedback helps inform the City’s budget priorities and contributes to decisions about investments in services that you want and need. Drafting the budget: Participate in the budget survey; this feedback...

Mayor Sutcliffe Summer Ward Tour

Mayor Sutcliffe Summer Ward Tour

Gloucester-Southgate Ward is an amazing community and on August 17th, I had the opportunity to showcase to Mayor Mark Sutcliffe the exceptional work of local organizations and businesses right here in our area. Our ward tour was chalked full, making visits to several...