6 STORY APARTMENT BUILDING on 24th Avenue at 22nd Street approved by City Council:
NOTICE: a development permit (DP2019-5035) for a New: Multi-Residential Development (e.g. apartment building) with a maximum building height of 23 m at 6-storeys (an increase from the current maximum of 16 m at this location according to Area Re-development Plan) located at 2240 24 Ave NW & 2504 22 St NW was approved by and is now advertising.
City of Calgary online Development Map link: https://developmentmap.calgary.ca/?find=DP2019-5035
There are several other similar proposals along 24th Avenue.
THE GUIDEBOOK FOR GREAT COMMUNITIES – WHAT IS IT AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
The latest draft of the proposed Guidebook for Great Communities has been released. This proposed policy document is important because it will influence how communities in Calgary plan for growth and development – its implications on what gets built where. You can access the document by visiting the link below and clicking “Download the Guidebook”. This version has simplified urban form categories, additional policies to protect heritage assets and new low-density residential category policies. The low-density residential category has attracted significant interest from community associations across the city concerned about conceived impacts to existing patterns of development and land-use from increased densification.
The Guidebook will be going to the Standing Policy Committee on Planning and Urban Development (PUD) committee on February 3. This is an opportunity to send letters or present to members of PUD and / or your City Council – here Interested in sharing your thoughts? Register to speak or submit a written submission to council here – https://forms.calgary.ca/content/forms/af/public/public/public-submission-to-city-clerks.html
NEIGHBOURHOOD SPEED LIMIT REVIEW
On February 1, Council will be discussing whether to reduce the speed limit of residential and collector roadways. The recommendations are:
- Give three readings to the proposed City of Calgary Standard Speed Limit Bylaw to change the unposted speed limit from 50 km/h to 40 km/h within city limits.
- Direct administration to post 50 km/h speed limit signs on existing Collector roadways unless or until a credible environment for a slower speed limit is provided.
Council can choose to either accept administrations’ recommendation to lower the speed limits, put the item on the 2021 municipal election ballot or reject the speed limit reductions.
To see the proposed changes to road speed limits in your ward and read more about the speed limit review – https://www.calgary.ca/transportation/roads/traffic/traffic-safety-programs/residential-speed-limits.html
Interested in sharing your thoughts? Register to speak or submit a written submission to council here – https://forms.calgary.ca/content/forms/af/public/public/public-submission-to-city-clerks.html
Do you enjoy using the ice rink or other facilities at the community center? Have you taken part in the Harvest Festival, Community Day, Christmas Singalong, or countless other events in the community?
The vast majority of our operations and events are made possible by funding from AGLC casino funds. You can have a role in helping ensure these services and events continue.
Our community needs volunteers for all positions, all times, for our casino fundraiser on Nov 2 & 3. It is hour for hour, dollar for dollar, the most impactful use of your time for fundraising in our community.
Tell your family (18+), neighbors, and friends, volunteer, and help us out!
Casino Fundraiser Event
Monday November 2nd
Tuesday November 3rd
How does it work?
The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) gives an opportunity to non-for-profits like us to receive revenue from gaming activities which could be used towards amazing community programs and projects!
- All volunteers will be supported by a licensed casino advisor who will provide training and oversight. In minutes you will be a confident and valuable participant.
- During your shift you will be given a meal voucher.
Where is it held?
- Cowboys Casino – 421 12 Avenue SE
Who can volunteer?
- Anyone 18+ years
- This is a fun way to get to know your neighbours in our community.
- No experience is required
General Manager/ Alt General Manager
- Responsibilities include organizations’ official representative to supervise volunteers, their attendance, and their conduct at the Licensed Casino Event in the Cash Cage, the Count Room, and on the gaming floor. This position is mostly data entry.
- A General Manager or Alternative General Manger must always remain within the Casino Facility during a Licensed Casino Event.
- Responsibilities include maintaining Cash Cage float of chips and cash.
- Controls safe. Primary activity during opening, closing and shift changes. Must use a computer or handheld computer in the performance of their duties.
- Responsibilities include trading patrons’ chips for cash. Ability to count chips accurately in increments of 5 and 25 as well as count back cash a huge asset. Will be handling large amounts of chips and cash.
- Minimal use handheld computer in the performance of their duties.
Count Room Supervisor:
- Responsibilities include utilize a computer to record counting activities. Supervises count room volunteers.
- Responsibilities include sort, count, verify and amalgamate cash. One person will use a computer.
Who does this Benefit?
This major fundraising event provides our Community with funding which supports many of our projects, programs and events. Please consider volunteering for this fun event and help support our Community!
How to Volunteer?
Sign Up Today! CLICK HERE to Volunteer!
- For those of you who registered to volunteer for the Casino Event that was to be held in June 2020 and was cancelled due to COVID-19. You will have to re-register and fill out the AGLC Volunteer Application again for the November Casino Event.
- All COVID-19 precautions will be in place for everyone’s safety.
Should you have any questions please contact Connie (Casino Coordinator) at bookkeeper-BTCA@shaw.ca
Our newly elected board of directors for the upcoming year:
Banff Trail Community would like to thank Andy Boothman, Tracy Thompson, and John Bannerman for their service and hard work over the past year(s). We are sad to see you step down from our board of directors. It’s thanks to people like you that make Banff Trail a great community to live in!
Neighbour day is next Saturday June 20. Unfortunately, this year we won’t be able to hold our usual celebration at the community centre, but we would like to encourage all our neighbours to participate in spreading kindness and celebrate our community.
Check our poster for some ideas, or share some of your own!
Some good news, we are TENTATIVELY proceeding with our outdoor garden with physical distancing and other controls when the weather allows!
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss planning & sign up.