Buying Beer for Your Neighbour Day Event?
Village Brewery wants to help - buy Village beer and get a rebate! Also, find out how to win a tasting for 20 people at the brewery. Click here for more information.
Also, tell us about your Neighbour Day plans so we can try and stop by! Email Rebecca
Please Fill Out Our Satisfaction Survey
Have you filled out our Annual Satisfaction Survey? Your feedback is important to us, and you will be entered to win one of five FREE sets of our Planning Cue Cards, AND the very first copy of our highly anticipated Engagement Toolkit! Click here to complete the survey by Friday, May 13.
Planning Committee Workshop May 17
This is an essential course for community association planning committees. Whether you’re just getting established, have new committee members, or need some ideas and refreshers from us and fellow community associations. Plus it's free! Space is limited, so register now!
3rd Annual Board Leadership Calgary
This exciting learning event is fast approaching! On Saturday, May 28 learn about board governance fundamentals and best practices for the voluntary sector. Click here to register today!
This Weekend! Community Planning Exchange: Urban Design
We’re very excited about our next CPE event, where we’ll be talking about how communities can use and apply principles of urban design in their planning work. We’re almost equally excited about the free lunch from Market 17 and scones from Sidewalk Citizen, made possible by a donation from Urban Systems! You can register for free and read more here.
Planning Cue Cards
Planning Reps and Presidents: May 20 is the last day to receive your free copy of the planning cue cards! After that they will be sold for $5 a set. Don't miss out, contact Carrie to arrange pick-up of your free copy!
The Transportation and Transit Committee removed the 40 km/hr issue from the step forward pedestrian strategy. It will be dealt separately as its own issue. Administration will report back to committee by November 2016 on their summary of public engagement and public support or opposition on the topic.
The City of Calgary is proud to offer 116 Community Cleanup events in the spring and fall sessions. For more information or to book your today click here.
WORD ON THE STREET
Jane’s Walk May 6, 7 & 8
Experience Calgary from the sidewalk: join the Calgary Foundation in a weekend of FREE local tours led by neighbourhood volunteers. All walks are scheduled rain, snow or shine nor is registration required. To select your walks click here.
Recycling Bylaw Changes
We have been speaking with the City of Calgary, Waste & Recycling about important bylaw changes that will require new on-site recycling practices. Please read our letter to members for info on new requirements, Federation input, and an upcoming City workshop on May 24.
Upload your rental space into this online marketplace that links available places with those who need space! Click here for more information or to list your facility.
Lion Awards The Calgary Heritage Authority Lion Awards recognize the outstanding efforts of heritage owners, professionals and trades people in conserving Calgary’s historic resources. Know a project or person that deserves to be recognized? Nominate them by May 20.
Here’s this week’s summary of recent planning updates and upcoming events. Click here to see all of our planning updates and to read more on our urban planning blog. This edition’s top three are: