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Report of solar presentation Jan. 23 2019

On January 23rd, with the support of the FCA and the FNRG, Viridian Energy Co-operative and Salish Sea Renewable Energy Co-op (SSREC) presented the case for going solar with the considerable savings of bulk buying solar panels. Tom Mommsen of SSREC opened by busting 3 myths: 1.That we don't have enough sunshine. We do. 2. [...]

Fernwood Land Use Committee: September 5, 2018

Although we have no rezoning applications to consider we will meet to discuss the Fernwood Neighbourhood Plan and identify land use issues or concerns we might want to address over the coming months. Agenda: September 5, 2018  Fernwood Community Association Land Use Committee Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. 1923 Fernwood Road Please share [...]

Vining St PARTY on the Plaza Changes Direction

For 10 years Vining St PARTY on the PLAZA-VS PoP entertained Fernwoodians on the second Sunday in September. Children and  parents alike loved dancing and singing to live entertainment, indulging in fun and games, a community BBQ, browsing the MARKET and of course bidding on 400 auction items. Thanks to our dedicated volunteers, participants, donors, [...]

Vintage cars in Fernwood Square

The FCA has partnered with Joey Scarfone from Lazy Joe's Vinyl Emporium to have vintage cars in the Fernwood Square on Saturday mornings between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. through Aug. 25. Se this Monday Magazine article.

Board Minutes April 2018

Minutes of FCA Board of Directors Meeting April 11, 2018   PRESENT: Tony Sprackett, Luranah Polson, Laurie Rubin, Dorothy Field, Kalen Harris, Richard Olafson, Clayton Jevne, Carlos Flores City of Victoria City Liaison Councillor, Charlayne Thornton –Joe,  Community Development Coordinator, Mike Hill, Manager of Sustainable Transportation, Planning and Development, Sarah Webb REGRETS: Joanne, Murray, Stephanie [...]

Fernwood Land Use Committee: April & May 2018

Please note: the Land Use meeting scheduled for Wednesday May 2, 2018 has been rescheduled - replaced by meetings on Monday, May 7, 2018 and Wednesday, May 14, 2018.  Details about these two meetings and a letter from the Rockland Neighbourhood Association follow. Monday May 7, 2018 (7 PM at 1923 Fernwood Road) At this [...]

Board Minutes March 2018

FCA Board of Directors Meeting March 14, 2018 PRESENT: Luranah Polson, Stephanie Hill, Laurie Rubin, Joanne Murray, Dorothy Field, Kristin Atwood FCA Staff: Naomi Simpson, Julian Cervello City of Victoria: City Liaison Councillor, Charlayne Thornton-Joe, Community Development Coordinator, Mike Hill REGRETS: Tony Sprackett, Clayton Jevne, Kalen Harris, Carlos Flores, Richard Olafson GUESTS: Chris Diplock, Co-Founder [...]

Board Minutes January 2018

Fernwood Community Association Board of Directors Meeting Jan 10, 2018  Agenda: M/S/C Review of Minutes: Dec 13, 2017 Deferred to February due to version control issues discovered Announcements/Executive Report VCan meeting on Jan 17th. Kalen, Tony and Laurie will attend. Land use: No meeting took place in January, therefore no report City Councillor’s report First [...]

Board Minutes December 2017

  Fernwood Community Association Board of Directors Meeting Dec 13, 2017 Present: Tony Sprackett, Luranah Poulson, Stephanie Hill, Carlos Flores, Joanne Murray, Richard Olafson, Clayton Jevne, Dorothy Field, Laurie Rubin, Kristin Atwood, Kalen Harris. Staff: Naomi Simpson, Julian Cervello, Renne Burford City Councillor: Charlayne Thornton-Joe Guests/Presenters: Lindsey Taylor (BC Transit), Aaron Parker (Principal Victoria High [...]

Board Minutes September 2017

Fernwood Community Association  Board of Directors Meeting September 13, 2017 PRESENT: Tony Sprackett, Joanne Murray, Luranah Polson, Bill McKechnie, Clayton Jevne, Richard Olafson, Carol Sokoloff, FCA STAFF: Naomi Simpson, Julian Cervello CITY of VICTORIA: Charlayne Thornton-Joe, Michael Hill GUESTS: Kalen Harris, Victoria Emberly REGRETS: Stephanie Hill, Laurie Rubin, Dorothy Field, Kristin Atwood, Carlos Flores CALL [...]