New e-Newsletter

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This newsletter contains information about the following:

Ottawa’s Winter Delights – information on our rinks, the Winter Farmers’ Market at Lansdowne Park, the Winter Brewfest, and of course, Winterlude;

A new Speaker’s Corner section on our website, featuring articles of community interest submitted by residents;

An addition to the History section of our website, featuring photos and details from the Canadian government’s first comprehensive Master Plan for our City- the Holt Report of 1914; and,

Ottawa’s Public Consultation Schedule for the Draft 2015 Budget.

And, as always, the newsletter contains contact information of the current Board members of the RHPOA (see page 4 of the newsletter).

2015 City Budget – Public Consultations and Public Feedback

The City of Ottawa has finalized key dates for the 2015 budget timetable and public consultations. For planning purposes, Council has directed a maximum 2% tax increase.

Draft budgets for 2015 (operating, capital, and budgets for Standing Committees, Police, Transit, Public Health, Library, Crime Prevention and Committee of Adjustment) were tabled with City Council on Wednesday, 4 February.

On Wednesday, 11 March Council will consider final budget recommendations. Continue reading 2015 City Budget – Public Consultations and Public Feedback