Land Use Bylaw Changes. They are Still Awful.

May 29, 2014 by CRC Action Group in News

On May 28, 2014, members of the CRCAG steering committee met with Senior City Planners to discuss the Land Use Bylaw and the Proposed Amendments to the Bylaw. Paul Battistella, Brenda Leeds Binder and Emma May attended on behalf of CRCAG. In attendance from the City of Calgary Planning Department were Darren Todd, Darrell Sargent and Lisa Kahn, joined by Frank Frigo of City of Calgary Water Resources. At City […]

Land Use Bylaw Update and Info Sessions

May 25, 2014 by CRC Action Group in News

The City of Calgary will be hosting Land Use Bylaw Flood Hazard Area Changes Info Sessions as follows: Monday May 26, 6pm to 8pm at the Hillhurst Community Association and Thursday May 29, 6pm to 8pm at Christ Church in Elbow Park. Please also watch this video the City has posted explaining the rational behind the changes. Video can be viewed here: In the video, we are told that […]

Land Use By-Law Amendments Tabled/CRCAG AGM Notice/Transalta Contact Info

May 12, 2014 by CRC Action Group in News

Bylaw Amendments Tabled/ Notice of CRCAG AGM / Updated Transalta Contact Representative. Land Use By-law Amendments The Land Use By-Law Flood Hazard Area Proposed Amendments were tabled for a month at this morning’s City Council Meeting. Councillor Evan Woolley moved to table the amendments in order to seek further consultation with impacted communities. Council supported this motion. We appreciate the support the flood community councillors demonstrated in response to our […]

What about The Bow River?

May 9, 2014 by CRC Action Group in News

Protecting Calgary Bow River Communities We have heard from the Government of Alberta about plans to control flows on the Elbow River but we have yet to hear any definitive plans to mitigate flows on the Bow. This is a cause of great concern for many of our members. It has often been suggested that future flood mitigation efforts for Calgary Bow river communities, could be derived from the utilization […]

Land Use Bylaw Update- Motion to Table

May 9, 2014 by CRC Action Group in News

CRCAG has received confirmation from Councillor Carra that he will be moving a motion to table the Land Use Bylaw Amendments for 30 days in order for Administration and Council to review the proposed amendments in light of concerns that community members have highlighted and to engage in a consultative process. The Mayor’s office and other Councillors have confirmed to us that this is the plan for Monday May 12, […]

Protect Calgary!

May 9, 2014 by CRC Action Group in News

Help us Protect Calgary from future floods It’s been a long 10 months. Through the highs and lows, we have survived with the help of friends and community. We’ve learned that there is strength in numbers. As a group we’ve had some real success and are happy to see plans for flood mitigation progressing. But we want to make sure planning turns into action. So, we at the Calgary River […]