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Urban Development Institute – Calgary
2010 Annual Report
November 30, 2010
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Urban Development Institute - Calgary
2010 Annual Report
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November 30, 2010
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Message from the Executive Director
Dear UDI – Calgary Membership:
On behalf of the Urban Development Institute – Calgary, I would like to respectfully
submit the 2010 year in review. What another challenging and rewarding year!
While the year did not feature the frenetic pace of development of some of the previous
years, it did mark the beginning of a recovery from the economic downturn bringing with
it the now familiar challenges and opportunities confronting our industry – responding to
growth pressures and serving the needs of Calgarians.
I continue to be amazed at the dedication of the UDI membership. From the Board of
Directors through to the 140 volunteers that keep things moving, UDI – Calgary is very
fortunate to enjoy the dedication and expertise of it’s volunteers.
By the same token, UDI – Calgary has worked hard to maintain a strong working
relationship with our closest partners at the City of Calgary who benefit greatly from the
work of our volunteers. As you will see in the pages of this review, there is a staggering
amount of work and coordination occurring with The City. That is not to say there have
not been challenges, however the strength of the relationships is such that the solutions
are being found to the benefit of all Calgarians.
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Message from the Executive Director - continued
The new Municipal Development Plan continues to present implementation issues
for our membership, but as with other tests, our industry will rise to the challenge.
In closing, I would like to thank the UDI – Calgary staff for all of their hard work this
past year. They make coming to work each day a pleasure. We are all looking
forward to an exciting 2011!
Michael Flynn
Executive Director
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Board of Directors
At the 2010 UDI – Calgary Annual General Meeting, there
were some changes to the structure of the Board of
Directors. Don McLeod will finish his term as Chairman. In
addition, at a subsequent Board meeting, Don Merlo was
named as the Vice Chair and he will become the Chairman
in January of 2011. Michael Dutczak and Paul Taylor will
step down from the Board at the completion of their terms
this year.
The following pages provide information on just some of the
issues the Board has been working on in the past year.
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Board of Directors Initiatives
Financing Municipal Infrastructure Report
On June 30th, 2010 City Administration released a report entitled,
“Financing Municipal Infrastructure:
Sharing the Capital Costs and
Financial Risk of Residential Growth in Calgary”. In a joint letter from UDI –
Calgary and the Canadian Home Builders Association – Calgary Region,
the building and development industry came together to reject the report,
largely because it did not adequately capture the spirit and intent under
which they had agreed to participate in the exercise or the conclusions that
were discussed. In particular, the exploration of alternative funding and
financing options which enhance the transparency, accountability and
responsibility of the costs of growth were not addressed.
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Board of Directors Initiatives
2011 Standard Development Agreement Negotiations
December 31st, 2010 will mark the termination of the previous 5
year Standard Development Agreement (SDA). The UDI Board of
Directors has been meeting with City Administration over the past
several months to discuss all aspects of the agreement with
special scrutiny to the acreage assessment levies which are
under review. These discussion will continue into the new year
and result in a new agreement for an as yet unspecified term.
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Board of Directors Initiatives
Votecalgary.ca
In the summer of 2010, our industry launched votecalgary.ca, an
interactive initiative aimed at educating and engaging the almost
30,000 Calgarians who work in Calgary’s housing and
development sector to vote in the City’s October 18 municipal
election.
Through the votecalgary process we engaged over 75 candidates
on our website, conducted 50 candidate videos, held face to face
candidate meetings, hosted two very successful candidate
forums, released professional polling on all 14 wards and
produced an education package dispelling misconceptions about
our industry. Through these strategies we have broken down
barriers with City Council and the general public for our
industry. By modeling the open and transparent approach we
expect of government we have positioned ourselves as thought
leaders, information resources and, most importantly, we have
opened up doors to have the important conversations we need to
have to be successful in our businesses.
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Building a Better Calgary: Up, Out and In
There have been many misconceptions regarding what we, as an industry,
fund in the development of Calgary’s new communities. Building a Better
Calgary: Up, Out and In was created to dispel these misconceptions by
providing the most current information on the continued role we play in
developing Calgary. The document places a focus on growth, infrastructure
and funding as well as housing affordability and choice.
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Project Manager Update
2010 has been an exceptionally busy year for UDI – Calgary and its volunteer
members. Our Committees and Task Forces have been working diligently to negotiate
positive changes to the 2011 Development Agreement and the 2011 Standard
Specifications for Sewer/Water, Landscaping and Roads.
The 11 Committees and 7 Task Forces are focused on planning policies, development
agreements, construction specifications, environmental and water related issues,
submission standards, ER setbacks, regional/municipal issues and more (information
regarding the Committees, Task Forces, and their contributions, follows in this report).
UDI - Calgary relies heavily upon volunteers and through the contribution of their time,
effort, valuable knowledge, planning experience and technical expertise, we are able to
effectively participate in process and policy reviews, negotiations, and relevant
discussion on a vast range of development issues with the City of Calgary and other
municipalities.
On behalf of the UDI Administration, I would like to express our appreciation to our
dedicated committed Volunteers for the generous gift of their time and resources!
Bev Jarvis
Project Manager
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Development Agreement/Levy Negotiations
The Development Agreement was finalized in April 2010, with only minor revisions. Mark Wynker,
Chris Ollenberger and Chris Plosz played key roles in the negotiations of both the Development
Agreement and Standard Specifications, assisted by dedicated volunteers from various Committees and
Task Forces.
In 2010, the levies/fees increased by 5.36%, based on the 2009 & 2010 blended average between the
City of Calgary and the National (Statistics Canada) increase/decrease of the non-residential building
construction price index.
Community & Recreation Levy
Transportation Assessment Levy
Traffic Signage and Road Markings
Inspection Fee
$ 50,988
$ 66,910
$
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$ 2,326
Storm Sewer Levies
Bow River
Elbow River
Fish Creek
Nose Creek
Pine Creek
Shepard
$ 2,423
$
211
$
211
$16,120
$ 3,266
$43,408
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Development Agreement/Levy Negotiations - continued
The Developer Funded Infrastructure Stabilization Fund (Oversize Fund) per hectare rates remained
unchanged:
Utilities
$ 5,000
Major Roads
$11,800
Community & District Parks
$ 5,500
For further information on changes made to the 2010 Development Agreement, please refer to Information
Bulletin #110 on the UDI website www.udicalgary.com. A copy of the 2010 Standard Development
Agreement is also available on the website under the “Documents of Interest” tab.
With the expiration of the term of the current Development Agreement, UDI - Calgary and Urban
Development commenced negotiations for the 2011 Agreement in February 2010. Critical aspects of the
negotiation are the levies and fees, as well as issues related to payment of municipal infrastructure.
The Development Agreement, the Parks and Water/Sewer Specification negotiations are progressing well
and should result in resolution of the majority of proposed changes for the coming year.
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Technical Negotiations
Numerous changes were made to the 2010 Water, Sewer, Roads and Landscape
Standard Specifications to address issues/deficiencies that were identified by both UDI
and The City of Calgary. A detailed listing of all specification changes can be found at
the front of each Standard Specification book. As well, a summary of the changes has
been documented in following Bulletins:
Technical Bulletin #99
Technical Bulletin #100
Technical Bulletin #101
Technical Bulletin #102
Standard Specifications for Sewer Construction
Standard Specifications for Waterworks Construction
Standard Specifications for Landscape Construction
Standard Specifications for Roads Construction
The 2011 spec negotiations have been underway since January 2010. UDI has
been working with Urban Development, Roads, Water Resources and Parks, in
an effort to finalize all specifications for publication by January 2011.
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Pavement Task Force
As part of the 2010 Technical negotiations for Roads Specifications, the
Pavement Task Force, consisting of Chris Plosz, Jim Montgomery, Sandy
McIntosh, and Nazim Lalani oversaw minor revisions to a few of the
specification drawings. In 2011, we anticipate a more comprehensive review
of the Roads specifications, particularly with regard to winter paving mix,
pavement design life, properties of crushed based course gravel, compaction
requirements and damages to monolithic sidewalks.
For a complete summary of the changes made to the 2010 Standard
Specifications for Roads Construction, please refer to Technical Bulletin
#102, which can be found on UDI’s Website.
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Planning Committee
In 2010, the Planning Committee was extremely busy reviewing and providing comment on a
multitude of City of Calgary policy documents and initiatives. Under the leadership of CoChairs Sue Paton and Sean Nolan, the Committee addressed the following:
• City-wide Transit Oriented Development Strategies
• Implementation issues associated with the Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and
the Calgary Transportation Plan (CTP)
• Issues associated with Land Use Bylaw 1P2007
• Calgary Wetland Compensation Plan
• Municipal Reserve credit and allocation of reserve land
• Draft Smart Growth Incentive System
• The City’s Sustainable Planning, Development & Building Best Practices initiative.
• Affordable Housing & Secondary Suites initiatives
• Monitoring Regional Planning Issues
• Methodology for calculating density
• Calgary Metropolitan Plan
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Planning Committee - continued
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Suburban Residential Growth 2010-2014
Ongoing discussions regarding CPAG improvements
Fire Department Site Access Standards
Regional context studies
The 2010 Planning Committee members included: David Allen, Gillian Lawrence, Ben
Lee, Ted Stack, Bill MacDonald, Jay German, Garett Wohlberg and Darrell Grant
(former member). Over the past year, the Committee also dedicated numerous hours
reviewing and documenting industry concerns pertaining to the new MDP and CTP.
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ER Setbacks (Stream Classification and ER Setback Policy)
Land taking for ER setbacks and streams has become increasingly more important to the
development industry with the recent trend for more and more land to be taken as ER. In
May 2010, UDI created a Task Force to investigate the key factors and to develop a
strategy for advancing our concerns. The Task Force consists of David Allen (Chair),
Richard Geleta, Nick DeCarlo, Chris Davis and Kelly Blenkin. Current issues under
discussion include:
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Clarifying the definition of an ER setback/stream
How does slope, cover type and hydraulic connectivity affect analysis
Credit versus non-creditable reserve, i.e. taking land without compensation
What are other federal/provincial/municipal jurisdictions doing?
Analysis of legal and scientific factors
What are the requirements under the MGA and are current practices in
accordance with the legislation.
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Urban Densification Committee
The role of the Urban Densification Committee is to provide leadership and guidance to City of Calgary,
the Development Industry and Calgarians as the City moves toward increased density in the urban core.
With the adoption of the new MDP /CTP, this Committee’s work is increasingly more significant,
collaborating with government/stakeholders to review and evaluate priorities, policies and implementation
processes related to urban area planning. The Committee of Jaydan Tait (Chair), Ben Lee, Richard
White, Glen Pardoe, Alex Ferguson, Linda Hackman, Chris Ollenberger and Rick Lewis addressed:
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The City of Calgary policy documents related to Centre City Urban Design Framework, Brownfield
development, the Downtown Underpass Design Guidelines, the Centre City Open Space Plan and
Programs for the Quality & Quantity of Sustainable Development & Buildings in Calgary
Implementation/sustainment issues associated with the new Land Use Bylaw 1P2007, including the
Beltline Land Use Districts and transitioning Downtown Land Use Districts into the new Bylaw
Transit oriented development policies and their impact on the industry and the City of Calgary
Fire Department emergency access standards/fire design principles
The CPAG approval process and ways to reduce delays
Analysis of density bonusing for the city core
Review of City of Calgary Construction & Demolition Site Management Code of Practice
Initiatives associated with the education of City of Calgary and Industry regarding the Urban
Densification Committee
Suspended construction sites
Review of the Centre City Redevelopment Levy
Beltline related issues, including a land value study and infrastructure monitoring reports
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Technical Committee
The Technical Committee is led by Mark Wynker and is one of one of UDI’s busiest
committees. 2010 Committee members include: Richard Geleta, Chris Ollenberger, Chris
Plosz, Ian Hunsche, Dale Johnson, Jim Montgomery, Reg Jans, Ted Parent and Trevor
Huber. The majority of the Technical Committee’s workload comes from the various
Committees and Task Forces that report directly to it. These include: Urban Landscape, Water
Management, Transportation, Technical Negotiations, Electronic Submissions, Environmental,
Shallow Utilities/Streetlighting and Pavement (please refer to the information provided for each
Committee/Task Force with a summary of relevant issues).
The expiration of the term of the current Development Agreement and lifting of the moratorium
for Standard Specifications changes with associated cost increases, have culminated in an
extraordinary volume of specification changes being proposed by the City of Calgary. In
addition, there have been a number of emerging issues resulting in an extremely busy 2010 for
this group.
Issues addressed by this year’s Technical Committee included:
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Review of Roads, Water, Sewer and Landscape Standard Specifications
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Working with Water Resources on process improvement strategies to address approval
timelines
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Administration/investment of the DFISF (oversize fund)
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Technical Committee - continued
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Fire Department Site Access Standards
Mandrel testing requirements
Participation in Urban Development’s “Clouds” project
Review of the City’s requirements for Building Permit Release
Environmental reserve / wetland setback issues
Service Cards pilot project
A review of capital projects funded by the Community Recreation and
Transportation Levies
Construction and Finance Agreements
FAC Concrete replacement/maintenance issues
Methods to improve circulation timelines at the City of Calgary
Minimum driveway offset requirements
Review of City of Calgary policy documents and guidelines, including: Design
Guidelines for Subdivision Servicing, Consulting Engineers Field Services
Guidelines, DSSP Guidelines, Erosion and Sediment Control Guidelines, Urban
Development Policy Manual and Terms of Reference for Pedestrian Bridges and
Bridge Structures
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Urban Landscape Committee
Chaired by Paul Douglas, the Urban Landscape Committee membership includes Henry Heuver,
Victor Kallos, Bruce Laing, Scott Wright, Barry Paxton, Dale Johnson, Jason Palacsko, Brett
Friesen, Stan Siemens, Marvin Smith and Marissa Koop.
The Committee’s primary focus in 2010 has been reviewing a multitude of revisions to the Standard
Specifications for Landscape Construction proposed by the City of Calgary, largely arising through the
City’s effort to implement the Water Management and Urban Forest Strategic Plans, necessitating a
comprehensive review of the following:
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Urban Forestry Strategic Plan and the Water Management Strategic Plan
Irrigation requirements
Amenities and sports features
Pathways and trails
Tennis courts
Minimum depth of top soil
The Committee was also involved in the review of numerous City of Calgary policies such as the
Invasive Plant Strategic Management Plan, Draft Biophysical Impact Assessment Framework, Draft
Restoration Guidelines, Proposed Pesticide Bylaw and Sustainable Sites Initiative. The Committee
has also reviewed/monitored landscaping guidelines for roundabouts, wetland compensation issues
and addressed coordination between the City and Enmax when closing utility accounts after FAC.
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Water Management Committee
Water is an increasingly important factor in the development of the City of Calgary and surrounding
municipalities, as evidenced by the numerous water management plans and studies under review this year.
The 2010 Committee of Rick Carnduff (Co-Chair), Chris Plosz (Co-Chair), Paul Douglas, Liliana Bozic,
Paul Jacobs, Don Pasquini, Kelly Blenkin, Luis Narvaez, Victor Kallos and Asif Aslam addressed:
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Rocky View County Wetland Policy and Riparian Policy Development Project
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Sanitary sewer flushing velocities
Shepard Regional Drainage Study
City of Calgary’s Draft Erosion and Sediment Control Guidelines.
Stormwater Source Controls
City Analysis pertaining to the design of evaporation & water re-use facilities
Alberta Environment Water Body Setbacks
ER Setbacks / stream classifications / Biophysical Impact Assessments
Performance of stormwater ponds
Draft Stormwater Management & Design Manual
Residential LID Subdivision Study Findings
Water Resources process improvement strategies to reduce engineering drawing circulation
delays, checklists and approval turnaround for as-built construction drawings
Water Resources Quarterly Meetings with topics including approval process, storm pond CCC
delays, engineering drawings peer reviews, LID subdivision study updates and process
improvement initiatives
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City of Airdrie Task Force
2010 was a very busy year for the Airdrie Task Force, given the
challenge of presenting industry’s concerns with regard to increased
infrastructure levies, as well as proposed revisions to the Landscape
Guidelines & Specifications and the Subdivision Servicing Agreement.
Numerous meetings over the course of 2010 were held and through the
efforts of the Task Force members Phil Nottveit (Co Chair), Brett
Friesen, (Co-Chair), David Baker, Peter Lewandowski, Averil Trapp,
Collin Campbell, Reg Jans, Karmen Chanasyk and Arnie Stefaniuk,
many of industry’s concerns were addressed during the negotiation of
the infrastructure levies. Chris Plosz (Past-Chair) and Graeme Melton,
(Past-Committee member), are also recognized for the integral role they
played in the negotiations of the infrastructure levies.
Going forward, the Task Force will continue to work with Administration
on industry related issues and on ways to promote UDI at both the
political and administrative levels.
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Shallow Utilities – Streetlighting Task Force
In 2010, the Shallow Utilities and Streetlighting Task Force was merged to
address common issues. The Task Force is led by Chad Blash and members
include: Richard Revesz, Richard Geleta, Alan Sylvestre, Peter
Lewandowski, Ian Hunsche, Moh’d Al-Heneiti, Reg Jans and Jamal Seede.
In 2010, the Committee has focused on:
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ENMAX Developers Choice Delivery Model and Agreement
ENMAX Project Specific Pricing for streetlighting installations
Review of a proposed shallow utility line assignment
New TELUS Guide to Subdivision Servicing
Negotiation with ENMAX regarding its Streetlighting Unit Rates &
Purchasing Restrictions
Improvement of communication and management of emerging issues
though discussion with Industry and 4-Party Shallow Utilities Consortium.
Timing / coordination of streetlight installations
Review of proposed policy changes
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Transportation Committee
The Transportation Committee’s purpose is to keep abreast of City and regional issues that
affect the development industry by working together with local governing bodies to improve
approval processes, guidelines and specifications related to transportation. Led by David
Thatcher, the Committee members include Patrick Briscoe, Bruce Nelligan, Glen Pardoe,
Calvin McClary, Grace Lui and Neil MacKimmie. The Committee’s focus in 2010 has included
various engagement reviews:
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Calgary Transportation Plan Implementation
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Calgary’s Draft Mobility Assessment Plan
Draft Roundabout Policy
City-wide TOD strategy
Transportation Impact Assessment Guidelines
Connectivity Handbook
Fire Department Site Access Standards
Active Mode Analysis
As well, the Committee has participated in:
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Ongoing discussion around forecasting models
Monitoring of modeling at the Regional Context Study level
Monitoring of High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes
Implications of downgrading Expressways to six lane majors.
Discussion around residential trip rates
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Electronic Submissions Task Force
Greg Maciejewski (Chair)
Lorne Weber
John Dutz
Greg Hanson
Ron DeJesus
Jason Cyr
Theresa Stadnyk
The Electronic Submissions Task Force continues to address emerging issues
associated with the City of Calgary’s review of the block profile “as-built”
drafting standard and the Calgary Regional Partnership’s CAD as-built digital
submission standards. Other issues under discussion include:
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Indentifying ways to improve delays in the sewer as-built process
Addressing requests for consultants to update boundary profiles
Defining the overall process from subdivision circulation submissions
through to final drafting as-built submission
Consistency in the standards used by the various municipalities
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Commercial/Industrial Committee
In 2010, Chairman Sandy Menzies along with Chris Davis, Carmel Gatt,
Jane Power, David Dalen, Warren Paulsen, Don Larke, James Scott and
Greg Donaldson focused their efforts on:
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Reviewing the Draft Plan-It/Calgary Municipal Development Plan and
documenting Industry concerns as per the commercial/industrial sectors.
Commercial issues / initiatives affecting the City Centre
Fire Department Access Guidelines
The City of Calgary’s On-Target Initiative
Issues associated with implementation of the Municipal Development Plan
and the Calgary Transportation Plan
Land Use Bylaw 1P2007, including the method for determining height in a
commercial district, maximum height in the IB district and other
implementation/sustainment concerns.
Co-hosting a Joint Educational UDI/CPAG Luncheon with the City of
Calgary in an effort to bridge understanding, communication and
cooperation between CPAG and the Development Industry (special thanks
from the Commercial Committee to Sue Paton, Planning Committee CoChair, for her contribution to this initiative);
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Rocky View County Liaison Committee
The RVC Committee meets monthly to address a wide variety of issues pertaining to
development in Rocky View County. The 2010 UDI Committee representatives were Richard
Geleta (Chair), Cam Hart, Dawn Hovdebo, Ron Sawchuk, Patrick Burke, Asad Niazi, Ian
Hunsche, Arnie Stefaniuk and Patrick Briscoe.
The Rocky View County participants throughout the year included Chris O’Hara, Rob
Deverell, Rick Wiljamaa, Linda Ratzlaff, Byron Riemann, Kelly Minor and Kathy Dietrich.
Issues under discussion this year have included:
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Development Agreement / site servicing improvement agreement
Proposed revisions to Standard Specifications / Servicing Standards
Improved communication between the County and the development industry
Rocky View’s Municipal Development Plan and Land Use Bylaw
Storm pond approval process
City of Calgary and Rocky View Inter-Municipal Development Plan.
Review of the Draft Wetland Conservation and Riparian Policies
The County’s Utility Corporation
Related issues associated with Rocky View’s Growth Management Strategy
Review of policy documents and associated bylaws, including: Water Conservation
Policy, Bearspaw Community Plan, Highway 8 ASP, Area “B” Plan, Accessory Dwelling
Unit Study, Amenities Study, Commercial Design Guidelines and Hamlet and Cluster
Land Use Districts
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Environmental Task Force
The members of the Environmental Task Force include Ken Cook (Chair), Renee Bellavance,
Marilee Hill, Bob Faktor, Jason Lewis, Michael Lupart, Ken Hugo, Phil Wareham and Travis
Oberg. In 2010, the group focused its efforts on:
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Water conservation (use of grey water)
The City's Brownfield Strategy with input into how the policies affect the development industry
Review of the Calgary Perimeter Greenway Project
Alberta Environment Guidelines and their impact on the development industry
City of Calgary Draft Biophysical Impact Assessment Framework.
Environmental impacts associated with the implementation of the Municipal Development Plan
Calgary Synergy Advisory Panel
Review of issues being address through the ALIDP Partnership
Involvement with the Green House Gas external working group
UDI – Calgary also has a seat on The City of Calgary's Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC),
which reviews and provides comment on environmental activities and policies of the City. The
Committee is comprised of representatives from The City of Calgary, Calgary River Forum Society,
Sierra Club, Alberta Health Services, Sustainable Calgary Society, Alberta Ecotrust Foundation and
other organizations that focus on environmental issues. Bob Faktor and Travis Oberg represent UDI’s
interest on the EAC and, while UDI may often disagree with the EAC recommendations, our
participation on the committee ensures that the development industry’s perspectives/opinions are put
forward and that are apprised of the environmental issues that affect us.
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UDI – Calgary Events
In the past year UDI – Calgary hosted six luncheons, five breakfast seminars, a joint UDI –
Calgary/Votecalgary.ca Mayoral Forum, the Spirit of UDI Awards, the annual Golf Tournament and
the 2009 Christmas Reception.
• The total year event attendance was approximately 2700 members.
• The 2009 Christmas Reception was attended by over 550 people from the City of Calgary,
surrounding municipalities and our membership.
• The 2010 Ron Nolan Memorial Award was presented to James Hammermeister for his many
years of industry service and the Spirit of UDI Award was presented to Michael Dutczak for
his exceptional leadership and dedication to UDI – Calgary and UDI Alberta.
• 220 members participated in the 2010 golf tournament at Heritage Pointe, over $6500 was
raised for the Calgary Habitat for Humanity and we successfully filled our truck for the annual
Tool Drive. Congratulations to Marc Tremblay and Maureen Boudreault who won the men's
and women’s low gross.
Thank you to all of our event speakers and presenters who graciously donated their time.
Danielle Smith (Wildrose Alliance)
Dr. Duane Bratt (Mount Royal University)
George Brookman (West Canadian Industries)
Minister Jonathan Denis (Housing and Urban Affairs)
Ken King (Calgary Flames)
David Simpson (Golder and Associates)
Nicole Martel (UDI Alberta)
Ray Watkins(UDI Alberta)
Jaydan Tait (Grosvenor)
Grace Lui (Carma Developers)
Tom Blencowe (TELUS)
Russ Dueck (City of Calgary, Water Resources)
Bill Ng (City of Calgary, Water Resources)
Denis Gourdeau (City of Calgary, Parks)
Doug Marter (City of Calgary, Parks)
Scott Hennig (Canadian Taxpayers Association)
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Our accomplishments would not be possible without our continued member support. Thank you to the 61
UDI – Calgary member companies who generously allowed their employees to work in a volunteer
capacity on the many challenges faced by the development industry in 2010.
Ace Construction Company Inc.
AECOM
Almor Testing Services Ltd.
Alpha Better Landscaping
Apex Limited Partnership
Brown & Associates
BSEI
Bunt & Associates Engineering Ltd.
Calgary Municipal Land Corporation
Canada Lands Company Limited
Carma Developers LP
Carmel Gatt Architect
Centron Group of Companies
D.A. Watt Consulting Group Ltd.
Dundee Development Corp.
EBA Engineering & Consultants Ltd.
Emco Waterworks
Enmax Power Services Corp.
Focus Corporation
Foothills Landscaping Limited
Genstar Development Company
Gibbs Gage Architects
GLB Planning Ltd.
Golder Associates Limited
Grosvenor
GWL Realty Advisors Inc.
Heritage Pointe
Hopewell Residential Communities
IBI Group
ISL Engineering & Land Services Ltd.
Kidco Construction Limited
L.A. West (Calgary) Inc.
LGN Consulting Engineering Ltd.
Marmot Concrete Services Ltd.
Matrix Landscaping Architecture
Mattamy Homes Limited
McElhanney Consulting Services
McIntosh-Lalani Engineering
Medallion Development Corporation
Melcor Developments Ltd.
Morrison Hershfield
Municipal Counsellors
North Star Excavating Inc.
Nucor Systems Inc.
Pacific Continental Developments
Pasquini & Associates Consulting
Progressive Engineering Ltd.
Qualico Communities
Remington Development Corp.
Riddell Kurczaba Architecture
Rockmount Financial
Rocky View County
Ronmor Holdings Inc.
Sabatini Earth Technologies Inc.
Southwell Trapp & Associates Ltd.
Stantec Consulting Limited
Stormwater Solutions Inc
Tamani Communities
United Communities
Urban Systems Limited
WestCreek Developments
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Urban Development Institute – Calgary
2010 Annual Report
November 30, 2010
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New Members
In 2010, the following companies joined UDI – Calgary:
Carmel Gatt Architect
Civiltec Consulting Ltd.
Peregrin Inc.
Town of Chestermere
Geo Energy Enterprises Ltd.
Trace Associates Inc.
Clifton Associates Ltd.
Kasco Construction (Alta) Ltd.
Pasquini & Associates Consulting
Ltd.
Douglas Homes Ltd.
TD Bank national Real Estate Group
Concept Electric
Emco Waterworks
McElhanney Consulting Services
Ltd.
Cascade Engineering Group
Evans 2 Design Group
Homes by Avi
Remax
Unity Investments Inc.
ECCO Waste Systems Group
Trojan Industries Inc.
WC2B Engineering Inc.
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Urban Development Institute – Calgary
2010 Annual Report
November 30, 2010
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UDI – Calgary 2010 Board of Directors
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Don McLeod, WestCreek Developments - Chairman
Michael Dutczak, Carma Developers LP. - Past Chairman
Richard Priest, Apex Limited Partnership - Director
Mark Wynker, Stantec Consulting Ltd. - Associate Vice Chairman
Chris Kolozetti, United Communities - Treasurer
Glynn Hendry, Qualico Communities - Director
Paul Taylor, Hopewell Residential Communities - Director
Jaydan Tait, Grosvenor – Director
Doug Porozni, Ronmor Holdings Inc. – Director
Marcello Chiacchia, Genstar Development Company - Director
Don Merlo, Carma Developers LP – Director
Karin Finley, Qualico Communities - Director
UDI - Calgary Administration
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Michael Flynn - Executive Director
Beverly Jarvis - Project Manager
Kimber Higa - Administrative Assistant
Pat McHale - Office Administrator
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