Roderick attends City of Ottawa’s Planning Summit.
Tanglewood -Hillsdale Community Association president and Ward Councillor Keith Egli will attend the April 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m City of Ottawa Planning Summit. Other community associations as well as the Federation of Citizens Associations will have an opportunity to hear the perspectives of residents, neighbourhoods, community and business organizations, the building and development industry, and professionals working in all areas of planning and design. Guest speakers will be:
- Pamela Blais, author of Perverse Cities: Hidden Subsidies, Wonky Policy and Urban Sprawl, on the topic of how we should grow in the suburban area
- Jeffrey Tumlin, a leading thinker in transit-oriented development, on how Ottawa should plan for the areas around our future Light Rail .
Opening remarks will be given by Mayor Jim Watson and Councillor Peter Hume, Chair of the Planning Committee Open Forum
After the Summit
Key themes from the Summit will be reported to Planning Committee in May and will help shape future planning initiatives and the work programs for the review of the Official Plan, Transportation Master Plan and Infrastructure Master