To read this valuable holiday safety guide, click on the pages below or download this pdf: Holiday Safety Tips
Many of you are no doubt aware that at least two businesses have been robbed in our community in the last two weeks of November, likely connected to robberies in other parts of the Northwest as well as a carjacking in Bowness (for the Calgary Herald‘s coverage click here ). The police are requesting community help in locating a woman in connection to these events. For more information and a photo click here .
Be aware and stay safe out there.
As many Montgomerians already know, the City of Calgary is planning improvements to the east end of Bowmont Park and some other changes throughout. Back in May they hosted a public open house, and collected feedback through an online survey. The results of that public engagement are now available (Click here to have a look), and the planning is moving into the next phase. Continue reading
The West Campus Development Trust (WCDT) has submitted an application to The City for Planning Commission and Council approval of a major development plan on the lands east of Shaganappi, between 16th Avenue and 32nd Avenue (on both sides of Children’s Hospital). Over this past year our community association (and the public) has actively participated in an intensive consultation process with the WCDT, addressing such issues as traffic, crowding, and greenspace. Now, Montgomerians have a chance to weigh in directly with the City, as the application makes its way through the approvals process. Read on to learn how.
The City just published its extensive schedule of winter classes in everything from Art to Swimming–click here for all the details. Shouldice Aquatic Centre is one of the places where these classes will take place. For their basic fitness and open swimming schedule click here.
The paved pathway in Bowmont Park along the river is closed from 52nd Street to midway along the old gravel pit until the end of December for construction. There is no pathway access through the Klippert Gravel Pit site either, but trails in the park remain open. For more info. and a map of the closure, click here and page down to the section on the Northwest.
The new edition of the Messenger was delivered to Montgomerians last weekend, and is now available under the Newsletter tab above as well.
The Messenger is looking for a delivery co-ordinator. It’s a great way to get involved in the community–important but relatively simple work, just a few times a year. If you are interested or want to know more, call Janine at the Community Centre, 403-247-3116 or e-mail her at email@example.com .
Yes, we start working on it this far ahead! We hope to make the Eighth Annual Clean-Up and Recycling Event, scheduled for early May, 2014, the biggest and best yet. If you would like to contribute to this event in some capacity, either in the planning stages or on the day itself, contact the Community Association at 403-247-3116 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
The 50th anniversary of our annexation into the City of Calgary is coming up in 2014, and the MCA is preparing to mark the occasion. We’re considering everything from a homecoming-type celebration to an oral history project, and could really use your input. E-mail your ideas and suggestions on the matter to email@example.com or call 403-247-3116.
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Starting the week of Nov. 11, 2013, there will be a change to collection day in parts of Montgomery. On the map at the right, the green areas will have trash and recycling pick-up on Wednesdays and the yellow areas on Tuesdays. For more information you can click here and page down to Montgomery, or contact 311.
Wondering about the proposed redevelopment of Stadium Shopping Centre, across 16th Avenue from Foothills Hospital? Click on the link below for the October newsletter of Western Securities, the developer for the site. It focuses exclusively on the site and includes information about two workshops recently held, as well as giving a pretty good sense of the scope of the project. Stadium Shopping Centre Redevelopment Newsletter