January 29 Information Session Summary

February 21, 2016 by CRC Action Group in News

Some of our members attended the January 29th Information Session hosted by the Minister of Municipal Affairs. Below is the link to the information session summary and the preamble.


Elbow Park and Rideau/Roxboro Properties Interim Land Use Information Session Summary


As the removal of 17 floodway homes proceeds in the Calgary communities of Elbow Park and Rideau/Roxboro, Municipal Affairs Minister Danielle Larivee and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi convened this meeting to seek feedback from residents on their vision for the recovery of their communities. Feedback from community members at this meeting and written submissions sent to Minister Larivee will help determine the short-term use of the properties sold to the province as part of the Floodway Relocation Program.


The meeting was attended by approximately 150 public attendees, elected officials including Hon. Danielle Larivee, Minister of Municipal Affairs; Greg Clark, MLA, Elbow Park; Mayor Naheed Nenshi; Hon. Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence; Calgary Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra and several Government of Alberta and City of Calgary staff. The independent meeting facilitator was Terry Koch of Terrydele Consulting Services Ltd.