Exciting news! At last we can announce that funding has been raised for the parking lot – nothing stands between Bow Cliff Seniors and a new parking lot to be completed by Fall, 2012.
An April 18th letter from the Provincial Government announced that we had been granted $125,000.00 through the Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP).
On Monday, May 7th, JoAnne Porter, our Community Recreation Co-ordinator for the west area called with the good news that the City of Calgary had awarded Bow Cliff Seniors $218,864.67 from the Capital Conservation Grant (CCG) – another contribution to our parking lot renewal program.
Some of you may remember that we entered contests and Corporate entities were approached along with applications being made to all levels of government, so this success may go to our heads.
Summarizing sources of funding:
|35, 000.00||Waste & Recycling Dept|
A plan of the lot was issued to members attending the Annual General Meeting followed by a question and answer session. One of the questions related to a limit of four handicapped parking stalls. This has been extended to six but all stalls are the size of those at Canadian Tire stores – comfortable for even the most timid of drivers – speaking personally.
To avoid distraction, signage will be limited, but generous speed bumps are sure to slow down any reckless drivers. Any personal concerns? Any members of the Board or Staff will pass on your questions to the Building and Development Committee, we’ll try to answer your questions.
After this…. our next major endeavour? How about a New Hall?
Betty Wheatley, Ways & Means Director