Every time you walk, run, stroller, bike or drive through Highlands, you look at a street sign. In Fall 2018, the community voted to upgrade our streetlights through Neighbourhood Renewal and with this upgrade comes the ability to design the sign blades as well (one of the many reasons the Community League Board was excited […]
City of Edmonton has recommended Eastglen Leisure Centre for repurpose or closure – Help us take action! Shared with permission via: Bellevue Community League On November 1, 2018, the City of Edmonton administration recommended to Council that Eastglen Leisure Centre, Scona Pool and Oliver Outdoor Pool be repurposed or closed. The recommendation was made as […]
September was a very busy and exciting month for the Highlands Facility Renewal Committee (HFRC). We were thrilled to learn we were successful in our two CLIP grant applications submitted earlier this spring to the City of Edmonton. The combined $425,000 award is an important contribution to the foundation of Highlands Community League’s project funding […]
Are you a property owner in Highlands? We need you! 413 of you, to be exact. As part of the greater Neighbourhood Renewal plan (Highlands is on the docket for improvements in 2019), we have the option to add value and aesthetics to our quaint little corner of the city. Our mission: get property owners […]
Throughout May, members of the Highlands Facilities Renewal Committee and supporters hand-delivered flyers to area residents.
The flyer served to update neighbours on the status of the proposed new community centre, answer some frequently asked questions, and encourage residents to attend HCL’s upcoming AGM on May 29 for more information on the HCL board and various revitalization projects underway in the community.
You can view the flyer and the project update presented at the AGM below.
On February 20, HCL hosted it’s second open house and welcomed feedback on conceptual designs for its proposed new community centre and revitalized site plans. Dub Architects presented drawings and facilitated a Q&A session with residents.
More than 70 people attended the event and participated by sharing comments on note cards and sticky notes. The presentation boards shown at the event were then posted in the form of an on-line survey on HCL’s website from Feb 20-27. Site visitors were invited to participate in the survey and contribute feedback. In total, 89 responses were collected.
The following concept drawings were presented Feb. 20. Verbatim comments collected at the open house and through the on-line survey were reviewed by members of the Highlands Facilities Renewal Committee (HFRC) and compiled into a feedback summary that identified themes, suggestions and concerns. Community reaction was generally positive and enthusiastic to the building plan and reconfigured grounds.
The feedback summary was presented at HCL’s Annual General Meeting, May 29, 2018.
We invite you to review the feedback summary and corresponding verbatim comments collected in response to the drawings.
HFRC thanks residents for participating in the process to date. This input serves as valuable feedback to HCL as it proceeds with refining the drawings over the coming months. There will be more opportunities for the public to participate at that time.
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HCL Open House (02.20.2018) feedback summary HCL Open House feedback verbatim (02.20.2018 – ID erased)
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Registration – 6:30pm, meeting call to order – 7pm Highlands Community League Hall 6112-113 Ave., upstairs Meeting documents: 2018 Year End Report [pdf] | Audit Committee Report [docx] | Draft Budgets for 2018/19 [.xlsx] You’re invited to attend our annual general meeting on Tuesday, May 29. See how the league is doing, […]
Couldn’t make it to the Open House (Round 2) on February 20? We still want your feedback! The Round 2 Survey is open until February 27. There will also be more opportunities to offer feedback- follow our social media channels for the most up to date info. The building committee can use your enthusiasm: help […]
Message from HCL President Cherie Klassen Highlands residents take pride in their community. It’s one of the reasons we decided to stay and raise our family in the neighbourhood. We value close access to the river valley, our mid-century and turn-of-the century homes, our heritage buildings and trees, and most importantly, our community of people. […]
We want your feedback on these potential site options. Take a few minutes to review the information and images (above in the slider) shared at the Open House, and complete a brief survey on the future of the Highlands Community League Hall. We encourage you to reflect how the elements of the site relate to each […]