The details of the proposed tax on stormwater are contained in the links below for residents to read. The CCA is reviewing the proposals and welcome your feedback which we can incorporate into our response to the proposal.
If you have a few minutes to puruse the comments contributed by several hundred Ottawa residents that gave up a beautiful Saturday in June on behalf of all residents to discuss the future care, conservation and use of water in the Capital. You may find that some comments resonate with your personal beliefs and values and you may, therefore, be motivated to get involved as this discussion moves towards tangible and meaningful outcome measures. It was an invigorating experience being among so many residents who truly care about the city.
The City of Ottawa provides information on how to manage your septic system, including approval and inspection; septic system dos and don'ts; and contact information to the Ottawa Septic System Office.
Nearly 60 people attended the Ottawa River--Who Cares? event on Tuesday night. We were treated to a great evening of entertainment and education. Anda Bruinsma was the event organizer and MC.
The evening kicked off with a wonderful reflection by Jeannie Smith of the importance of the river to her, followed by a beautiful song she wrote called Kitchissippi. Watch for it on YouTube, coming shortly.