Summary of 2017 CRCAG AGM – thank you!

April 27, 2017 by CRC Action Group in Meetings & Updates

Gov’t speakers underscore commitment to flood mitigation measures and support of Springbank Off-stream Reservoir   A big thanks to everyone who came out for the AGM on Tuesday evening.  Special thanks to all of our presenters who took time from their schedules to share valuable information about flood protection for Calgary. It was fantastic to see such a large showing and the audience was lively and engaged. Great job everyone! […]

Water Collaborative Meeting Summary

November 27, 2014 by CRC Action Group in Meetings & Updates, News

Meetings November 13th – Meeting with CRCAG and ESRDNovember 14th – Meeting with ESRD Minister Kyle Fawcett (summary pending)November 20th – Water Collaborative (summary below)November 26th – Meeting with the City of Calgary and CRCAG (summary pending)Bill 27 Update & Floodway Development RegulatorRoom for the River – Bow Elbow Rivers PilotWater Collaborative Meeting – Nov 20, 2014CRCAG representatives Tony Morris, Gloria Mak, and Rob Motherwell were in attendance at the […]

DRP Survey Summary

April 9, 2014 by CRC Action Group in Meetings & Updates, News, Surveys

SUMMARY OF KEY FINDINGS   Over the past 2 weeks, we have collected nearly 200 responses to our Disaster Recovery Program (DRP) Status Survey.  We appreciate the time respondents took to complete the survey, as the information we gather is very useful when communicating with government officials about the administration of the DRP.

Land Use Bylaw Changes: We have serious and immediate concerns.

April 9, 2014 by CRC Action Group in Meetings & Updates, News

The City of Calgary is proposing changes to the Land Use ByLaw in Flood Impacted areas. CRCAG has reviewed these bylaws and we have serious and immediate concerns. The proposed changes are overreaching and could have significant impact on property values.

CRCAG Letter to The Mayor, Councillors, CCC and CED.

April 3, 2014 by CRC Action Group in Meetings & Updates, News

Dear Mayor Nenshi, Councillors, Adam and Bruce:   As you know, CRCAG has been advocating for infrastructure changes both within the City and upstream on the Bow and Elbow watersheds, since July. We understand that the City is currently designating from its master list of “resiliency” projects those that are of higher and of lesser priority.

City of Calgary Briefing Notes and Provincial Mitigation Website

March 1, 2014 by CRC Action Group in Meetings & Updates, News

Yesterday we received further communications from both the City and the Province.   1. The Province of Alberta has a new website up and running where you can track mitigation projects.   2. Gian-Carlo Carra’s (Ward 9) office sent out this thorough update yesterday.   Flood Recovery and Mitigation Efforts Briefing Note   2014 February 10 Description   The City of Calgary established a flood Recovery Operations Centre (ROC) […]

CRCAG Steering Committee Meeting with Premier Redford

February 4, 2014 by CRC Action Group in Meetings & Updates, News

On January 30, the CRCAG Steering Committee met with Premier Alison Redford. Our meeting lasted well over an hour and we were able to discuss with her CRCAG members concerns.  The topics that were foremost on the agenda were the clear need for mitigation infrastructure, the Disaster Recovery Program (DRP) experience, our concerns with the floodway buyout policy and the status of flood insurance.

Water Collaborative Meeting Notes

January 29, 2014 by CRC Action Group in Meetings & Updates, News

Water Collaborative Meeting Minutes Thursday, January 23

Elbow River FootBridges

January 26, 2014 by CRC Action Group in Footbridges, Meetings & Updates, News

Hi Everyone,   Our member Shannon Young made inquires of Councillor Brian Pincott as the status of the rebuild of the footbridges across the Elbow River. Mr. Pincott provided her with this update today.

Property Tax Relief Call to Action

January 26, 2014 by CRC Action Group in Meetings & Updates, News, Property Tax Relief

  CITY OF CALGARY – CALL TO ACTION!   CRCAG was very interested to learn of the provincially funded tax credit program being implemented by the municipalities of High River, Medicine Hat and Rocky View County.  As reported in the Calgary Herald, the Town of High River is unveiling today a three-year tax relief program for property owners whose homes and commercial buildings were rendered uninhabitable for at least 90 […]