At the General Meeting on Feb 24 Marilyn Wannamaker, George McMullen, and Ron Aubrey were re-elected to their posts as President, Treasurer, and Board Member, and Trevor Dreher was elected to the Board. Congratulations and welcome, you guys.
The City of Calgary will be putting on it’s job preparation program for high-school students soon, which helps people prepare to land and keep a good job. Meetings are 4-6 pm on Thursdays from Feb. 19-April 19 at the Village Square Branch, Calgary Public Library (2623 56th Street NE). For more information click here and page down.
There was fantastic attendance at the first Main Streets workshop in Montgomery on Feb. 11. Thanks to all of you who came out and gave the city your vision for a better Bowness Road and 16th Avenue. To learn more about the initiative, click here.
The final days of soccer registration are here. Check the soccer tab above on the right for all the details.
According to the City, “Planners . . . have been working diligently with the applicant to try and resolve outstanding issues related to the application” to develop the East Paskapoo slopes (near COP). As soon as a revised proposal is submitted, the City “will be sharing the updated concepts with the public and gathering feedback to help further refine the plan.” Open houses on the revised plan could be scheduled for late February or in March, depending on how quickly things progress. When they are scheduled, the MCA will post a notice on this site. For more info on this site and development plan, click here.
For a pretty detailed discussion of the City’s study of Shaganappi Trail and the plans to widen it, provide HOV lanes, and construct separated bike lanes, have a look at the 19 Jan. article in the Calgary Herald by clicking here.
The City of Calgary as gathered all kinds of info about the population of Montgomery, drawn from the 2014 census. Check it out by clicking on the pdf file below. Quick summary: our population is growing, we still have a wide age spread, and we have quite a few more renters than the city-wide average.