Lynda Lane - Faircrest Heights Community Association

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Faircrest Heights Community Association
Fall Meeting
Monday, November 7, 2011
7:30 p.m.
Pleasant Park Baptist Church
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Agenda
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Ditches
Lynda Lane Parking
Urban Woodlot Management
Park Planning
2012 Draft Budget
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Ditches
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Lynda Lane
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Lynda Lane
Urban Woodlot Management
 extent of buckthorn is quite significant in the wooded area along
Lynda Lane
 many ash trees on this site will be impacted by EAB
 Multi year project
 Work this summer included:
• site inventories for several woodlots, including Billings Park
and Robert Andrew Russell Park in the Lynda Lane vicinity
• developed preliminary urban woodlot management guidelines
• provides options for managing the loss of ash and buckthorn
removal
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Lynda Lane
Urban Woodlot Management
Next steps:
• develop a detailed plan over the 2012 winter/early spring
for each location to outline buckthorn removal, ash tree
interplanting/removal and reforestation
• Will determine costs and timelines for implementation
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Park Planning
Current Projects
Canterbury Park: improved playground, replace
gazebo roof, addition of benches and picnic tables
and small pad with water feature
Grasshopper Hill Park/Kilborn Park: improved
play area, enhancements to the sliding hill and
places to sit along the dog walking paths
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Park Planning
Next Steps
Detailed designs, cost analysis, and tender documents
Installation to begin Spring 2012
Next projects
Applewood Acres Park, Dale Park and Weston Park
Planning process to being January 2012
Community participation is integral – all ideas are
welcome!
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City of Ottawa
2012 Draft Budget
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Property Tax Breakdown
Percentage (by service) of your 2011 property tax bill
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Emergency Services
(Police/Fire/Paramedics)
Provincial Education
Provincial Mandated Programs
Transit & Para-Transpo
Capital Financing
22.09%
18.23%
10.95%
14.10%
_9.14%
74.51%
Roads/Traffic/General Admin/Parks/
25.49%
Recreation/Culture/Library/Garbage/
Recycling/Planning/Economic Development/Environment
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Budget Highlights
Maintain $55 M
Labour costs
Inflation on Fuel, Materials & Contracts
Full Year savings from route optimization
Change in garbage collection service levels
Reduced winter maintenance costs
Prior Year Adjustments
Service Ottawa Savings
Value ($M)
50
25.3
(12)
(1)
(1.3)
(6)
(9)
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Budget Highlights
Growth $16 M
Debt servicing for capital works
Value ($M)
3.8
Roads and traffic operations
New Parks and facilities
Increased service hours in Transit
1.8
1.9
5.5
Provincial and Legislated $8 M
Ontario Works rate and caseload increase
4.6
Legislated Social Housing indexing increase
1.4
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Budget Highlights
Council Priorities $6 M
Forestry Initiatives – 700K
Community Planning Studies –
300K
Parks and Recreation Master
Plan – 500K
Waste diversion at city facilities
– 25K
Sustainability – 350K
Cycling safety – 145K
Environmental strategy – 150K
Recruitment and outreach –
500K
Rink of Dreams– 200K
Senior Community Caregiver
Support – 147K
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Budget Highlights
Savings and Revenues $85 M
Value ($M)
User Fees
(3)
Transit Fares
(4)
Provincial Upload
(3)
Other Revenues
(20)
Assessment Growth (2%)
(25)
Tax Increase (2.39%)
(30)
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2012 Tax Supported Summary
Offsets
Increases
Maintain $55 M
Growth $16 M
Prov./Leg. $8 M
Council Priorities
$6 M
Total : $85 M
Uploading $3 M
User Fees $3 M
Transit Fares $4 M
Revenues $20 M
Assessment Growth $25 M
Tax Levy Increase $30 M (2.39%)
Total : $85 M
Net tax requirement to support City programs is $30 M million or 2.39%.
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17
2012 Tax Supported Expenditures
$2.460 Billion - By Service
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2012 Draft Capital
Budget
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Capital Budget Framework
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2012 budget and 2013-2015 forecast incorporates term
of Council Priorities
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Use debt as needed but limited to:
Under 7.5% of own source revenues
Maximum yearly impact of ¼ of 1% of the levy
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Based on tabled budget, tax supported debt servicing
will be 4.6% of own source revenues
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Ottawa on the Move
$340M Multi-Year Program of Works
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Need to advance / complete projects in order to
minimize disruption with LRT construction
The need to improve the state of City owned
infrastructure
To provide stimulus to the local economy
Low interest rate environment
Prepare the capital for 2017 celebrations
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Ottawa on the Move
Program Funding :
Federal / Provincial revenue programs
Rate Supported *
Development Charges
Tax Supported Debt Financing
30.6
179.4
5.2
125.0
340.2
* Specific funding from Rate sources will be determined through
the development of the 2012 Rate Supported Capital budget
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Ottawa On the Move
2012
2013
2014
2015
TOTAL
- Original Plan ($M)
21.5
25.8
58.5
54.2
160.0
- Proposed Plan ($M)
73.2
75.0
75.0
30.0
253.2
Funds Available in the
Year ($M)
21.5
125.0
25.8
58.5
54.2
285.0
Spending in the Year:
Roads & Debt Servicing
73.2
85.6
85.6
40.6
285.0
Tax Spending on Road
works
Funding Plan
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2012 Capital Budget
City tax supported services
Area
Investment
($M)
Area
Investment
($M)
Ottawa on the Move
340
Police
11
Transportation
226
Emergency Services
5
Transit & LRT
127
Environment
4
Recreation
65
Library
4
Housing
18
All Other
35
Service Ottawa
15
Total
850
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2012 Capital – Sources of
Funding $850.8M
21.1%
Development
Charges
$166.4
Gas Tax
$48.7M
Revenues
$87.4M
19.5%
3%
5.7%
Ottawa OTM Rate
21.1%
Supported
Sources
$179.4M
Ottawa OTM Tax Supported
14.7%
Debt
$125.0M
10.3%
25.6%
3.1%
Reserves
$218.0M
Tax Supported
Debt
$17.2M - 2.0%
Rate
Supported
Debt $8.9M 1.1%
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Questions?
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