October 2, 2006
- Fred MacLennan, President
- Alan Asselstine, Treasurer
- Peter Brimacombe, Secretary
- Gisèle Loiselle-Branch, Director
- Shelley Parlow, Director
- John Sankey, Director
- Pat Murphy, Councillor’s Office
- Maria McRae, City councillor
Motion: To pay $20 to the National Capital Freenet to renew our account. Moved by John Sankey, seconded by Alan Asselstine. Carried.
Motion: To invite Rod Bryden to our Annual General Meeting, 6 Nov 2006 at 19:30. Moved by Alan Asselstine, seconded by Shelley Parlow. Carried.
City councillor, Maria McRae reported on the following:
- She sent a letter to seniors asking their opinion of expanding the Community Centre. She will follow up with a meeting.
- OC Transpo will introduce the Transit Smart Card in 2008 as a convenient way of buying services.
- The City is developing a pilot program to provide snow removal services for needy seniors. The program is a fee-for-service with a volunteer component and various organizations providing the service. Community groups will be contracted to provide the service similar to the way the outdoor ice rinks are maintained.
- While commenting on a stabbing on a bus, the Police Chief assured the public that there will be incidents but the data shows that we live in a safe city.
- The City will once again hold a Short Story Contest for residents 55 and older.
Fred McLennan started a discussion about the Hunt Club website http://hunt-club.ncf.ca/
Alan Asselstine described the pathways along the constructed wetlands. He provided copies of maps and described how the wetlands would connect to the new train station at South Keys.
Next meeting: Annual General Meeting, Mon 6 Nov 2006 at 7:30pm