DCA Agenda Oct 7, 2009

Meeting is at 7,.30pm at the Dal community centre, corner Empress and Somerset, ground floor, last door to the right by the pop machines. Everyone welcome.


1. Minutes: Previous minutes to be adopted. Discuss new procedure to adopt minutes via email within a week after meeting for timely posting to web site. Discuss response to web presence by members and public here or under item Communication.


1. Presentation for a proposal for senior’s housing at 314 Booth Street, the former Desjardins IGA/Loeb site. A four storey building, 40 units. (to be confirmed)


1. CCC – report & new executive (Ida)

2. BikeWest – info sheet sent out with Agenda. Discuss now or next meeting? (Eric)

3. Little Italy wayfinding signs (Lori)

4. Booth St traffic detour concerns

5. re DOTT and Albert Street planning studies. (Eric will follow up with Councilor’s office)

Planning & Development

1. Domicile on Spruce Street

2. Sage developments on Elm Street

3. Farmer’s Market (Lori)

4. Expansion of Chinese Alliance Church on Eccles.

5. Parking lot application Booth/Somerset – desirable? Standards…

6. Lansdowne Live and Bayview as stadium site

Environment and Recreation

1. Fall cleanup date Oct 10th.

2. PPRA report. New Plouffe Park sign. (Ida)

3. Dominican Gardens & parks update (Sean)

4. Close call on Upper Lorne/Somerset garden site (Ida)

5. Jane’s Walk 2010 – DCA involvement?

Community Safety & Property Standards


1. The Buzz

2. Web activity raising our profile. Media pickups. Timeliness. (Eric & Charles).

Councillor’s Report

1. Linda

Other business