Heritage Park Development - Public Consultation

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The City of Peterborough is developing a plan for the neighbourhood park known as Heritage Park, located at 380 Carnegie Ave. in Ward 5, Northcrest Ward. This plan will establish a vision for the project and identify potential future park improvements. Funding for the first phase of construction was approved in the City’s 2021 Capital Budget to begin this year. The park was identified as the top priority for improvements in the 2019 Assessment of Parks and Open Spaces report.

As part of the development of the park plan, neighbourhood households are asked to provide their input.

“I’m excited to see this moving forward,” said Ward 5 Councillor Andrew Beamer. “Neighbourhood feedback will be crucial to developing a vision and determining which park features and amenities will be best suited to meet the needs of our community”

“Please take this opportunity to talk with members of your household about this neighbourhood space and take part in helping us identify your priorities for recreation features in Heritage Park,” said Ward 5 Councillor Stephen Wright. “We look forward to hearing your feedback to help shape the future of this park.”

“Neighbourhood parks are important to the health and happiness of our community. We want Heritage Park to meet the needs of everyone from young families to older adults and people of all abilities,” said Councillor Lesley Parnell, Chair or the Arenas, Parks and Recreation portfolio.

Information on the Heritage Park planning process and consultation opportunities is available on the City’s public engagement website Connect Peterborough at connectptbo.ca/heritagepark, or by phone at 705-742-7777 ext. 1654.

Virtual Public Information Meeting

There will be a brief information session followed by a group engagement session on Wednesday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be hosted through Microsoft Teams.

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A meeting link will also be available on connectptbo.ca.

Heritage Park Development Survey

A new playground will be incorporated as part of this neighbourhood park project. We invite all individuals and families that live near the park to complete an online survey through the Connect Peterborough website that will tell us what features they would like to see in the playground and to make suggestions to create an inclusive play environment. Paper copies of the survey will be available in the lobby at City Hall, 500 George St. N.  Comments and inquiries can be sent to Nicole Huculiak, Urban Design Planner, Planning Division at 705-742-7777 ext. 1654 or by email at nhuculiak@peterborough.ca.

The survey will be open until 11:55 p.m. on April 21, 2021.

Community feedback will help the City design a playground that will respond to the unique needs of the neighbourhood. Once the survey has closed, an update summarizing the survey findings will be posted. Future information about the park development and a concept plan will be updated on the Connect Peterborough project page as they come available.

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For additional information, members of the media are invited to contact the undersigned:

Sharron Hayton, Customer Service Coordinator

City of Peterborough

705-742-7777 ext. 1868

shayton@peterborough.ca