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Pleasantview Community League Pub Night!


Saturday June 15, 7:00pm to 9:30 pm, at the Pleasantview Hall.


Meet your friends and neighbours, old and new, at this adult only event.


We will have live music performed by Off the Wagon Again, a seven piece ensemble playing music in a variety of styles. The band is part of The Northern Bluegrass Circle Music Society a wednesday night fixture at the hall.


Cash bar, non alcoholic drinks and snacks provided.


Looking forward to seeing community members and their invited guests, dancing shoes optional!


Pleasantview Community League members free, guests $5.


To help ensure we have enough drinks and snacks, Please use the link below to rsvp or email director3@pleasantviewcommunityleague.ca

Link here

Pleasantview Community League Annual General Meeting 2024


When: June 6, 2024, 7pm-830pm.

Where: Pleasantview Community Hall


You're invited to join us, June 6 at 7 pm as we share highlights from the past year including the great work by our Playground Committee and elect new board members. We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to join our Board of Directors. If you have any interest in any of the following roles, please contact president@pleasantviewcommunityleague.ca and we would love to see you at the AGM.

When you become a board member, you help create the type of community you want to live in. Nominations for the following roles are open at the AGM:

President: You provide leadership to the board, chair meetings of the community league, and act as a liaison between the community league and other community leagues, civic organization and EFCL. You promotes the organization’s purpose in the community and to the media and acts as spokesperson for the league. You are one of the signing officers for cheques and other documents such as contracts and grant applications.

Vice-President: You chair meetings in the President’s absence and replace the President at various functions when asked to do so by the President or the Board. You are also responsible for the annual review of the Society bylaws and act as a signing authority for the Society. 

Programs Director: This is a great opportunity to coordinate programs that engage our community e.g. yoga, pickleball lessons, programs for seniors, Greenshack for kids, etc. 

Social Director: You connect the neighbourhood! You oversee and coordinate community wide social events e.g Fall Festival, Winterfest, Halloween Social, Pub Nights, etc. You make it possible for neighbours to get to know more neighbours!

Memberships Director: You manage all things memberships related including coordinating membership sales at social events, annual membership drive, preparing membership lists, updating records, and ordering membership supplies from EFCL. 

Facilities Director: You are responsible for the maintenance of the league's facilities: community hall, Marshall Centre, rink, multi-use courts, playground, etc. You oversee access to the community league buildings and supervise building maintenance and repair. You manage building rentals to members and non-members. You coordinate and oversee building service contractors for maintenance, groundskeeping, janitorial, hall rentals, etc.


Community-Wide Garage Sale      

     


Our Community-Wide Garage Sale gives residents a chance to declutter, make some cash, and find a new home for reusable items. This annual event is part of supporting the community and city’s ongoing waste-reduction efforts. 


Participants dispose of their unwanted items in an earth-friendly way, while benefiting from the tons of bargain hunters exploring all the garage sales happening around the community.


Registration is still open! 


Sign up by latest June 1, 2024.


This year’s Community-Wide Garage sale will be held on June 7,8 and 9, 2024.


Special Sunday One-Day Sale Event

Coinciding with the weekend community wide garage sale is a one-day Sunday June 9 select participants setup at the Hall table sale! 


The tables are available on Sunday from 10-3PM. You are welcome to come 30min beforehand for setup. The deposit is $50 per table. Cash is method of for table deposits.


It is a refundable deposit not a charge for the table, that’s returned when you clean and clear out any goods; and return an undamaged to table. 


This is for only for one day, Sunday from 10:00am to 3:00PM.


Participants in Community Wide Sale 

To participate, Pleasantview’s residents simply plan a garage sale at their home for times of their own choosing. register online here


Recommending operating time minimum is after 5PM on Friday,  Saturday and Sunday 9-1pm.


Participants who register by the deadline of June 1, 2024 benefit by get free advertising for their sale in the Community Web ad prior to the event, as well as on the posting of garage sale webpage, social media, and signs and map available around community entrances and online.


Signs will also be placed around the neighborhood entrances and a sale location map. 


You can also put up signs around your neighbourhood to guide shoppers to your home.


Download a sign here. 


All participants will be responsible for setting up and operating their own garage sale site, any unsold items are responsible, similar to any regular garage sale. 


The City will not be picking up unsold items. We encourage participants to donate leftover items to charity or utilize the local thrift stores.

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Those who live in a multi-residential buildings were able to register for a spot to hold a garage sale in the parking lot. 


Last Chance to Register Now!


Garage Sale Permits

Tips for Garage Sale

Sign Ideas


Donate Leftover Items

Several area charities accept donations of household items (please phone ahead regarding larger items). More Ideas for Leftover Items 


Latest Newletter

Spring 2024 Newsletter Final.pdf

Playground Updates!!!


Pleasantview is getting a reNEWed playground !! It has been a long process (over five years!) Pleasantview received a CFEP grant from the Government of Alberta in late 2023 along with City of Edmonton funding and the Pleasantview Community league board support to renew the playground at Angus Murray Park (beside the tennis courts/hall/hockey rink). 


Construction will begin June/July 2024 and be completed this year!! This is a very exciting time for all of the dedicated VOLUNTEERS who have and continue to put in the time to make this happen. Thank you for your continued effort and support.


NEW: Final Design has been selected in part by community vote and City of Edmonton project team. Construction will begin mid - June until fall 2024.  


For more information, check out the Playground Updates page in the navigation bar!

What We Heard Report

PCL What We Heard Report (3).pdf

Green Shack Update!!!

The Pleasantview Greenshack is moving this year to Mt.Pleasant Park (58 avenue and 105 street) to accommodate for the playground renewal construction. More details on Greenshack opening times and dates to come!

PCL Event Possibilities

The PCL is looking for information on some of the possible event ideas we have come up with. If you would like to show interest in some of the events we may have or have any suggestions, please click the link below!!!

Deadline is May 31st.

Job Posting: Facilities Manager


We’re Hiring!

Pleasantview Community League is currently seeking a dedicated and organized individual to join our team as a Facilities Manager. This year-round, part-time position is responsible for managing all aspects of the Hall and Marshall Centre bookings as well as ensuring the facilities and grounds are safe and well-maintained.


If you are a motivated and responsible individual with a passion for maintaining community spaces and creating memorable events, please apply for this paid position. Preference will be given to applicants who reside in Pleasantview.


-Manage all aspects of facilities bookings including tours, preparation of rental agreements and contracts, rental deposits and payments, distribution and tracking renter keys and checklists, calendar management for facilities use, set up and tear down of functions, and act as a point of contact for facilities bookings.

-Respond to in-person, telephone, and email requests for facility rentals in a timely and consistent manner.

-Collect deposits and rental fees and submit to Treasurer.

-Responsible for set-up and tear down of events per signed rental agreements.

-Conduct facility inspections post use, and work with the Treasurer to refund damage deposits accordingly.

-Oversee the setup and clean up of events, ensuring that all requirements are met, and the facilities are restored to their original condition.

-Conduct facility inspections post use, and work with the Treasurer to refund damage deposits accordingly.

-Ensure facilities are locked and secured when not in use.

-Ensure sidewalks are clear of snow and ice prior to events.

-Provide monthly activity reports and budgets to the Facilities Director for monthly Board meetings if applicable.

-Monitor, maintain, repair, or organize service for PCL equipment assets.

-Adhere to all policies and procedures with respect to facility rentals.


Qualifications:

- Previous experience in facility management, event rentals, and event coordination is preferred. Project management, construction/renovations will be considered an asset.

- Strong organizational and time management skills.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

-- Knowledge of health and safety regulations and procedures.

- Proficiency in computer applications such as MS Office and booking software.

- Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate events, client needs and operational needs.

- Valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation.

-Able to lift a minimum of 30lbs.

-Must be able to provide a clear criminal record check.

-Preference will be given to applicants who reside within the Pleasantview neighborhood.


Wage rate: up to maximum of $22.25 an hour depending on experience. 


If you are a motivated and responsible individual with a passion for maintaining community spaces and creating memorable events, we invite you to apply for the position of Facilities Manager. Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience to president@pleasantviewcommunityleague.ca.  We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


District Planning Update

The final draft District Policy and all 15 District Plans are now available at edmonton.ca/districtplanning! They are being released early to allow you more time to review them before they go to City Council Public Hearing for consideration on May 28-30, 2024.

On the website, you will also find our What We Heard/What We Did Report, which summarizes the last round of public engagement we conducted from October 23, 2023 to December 1, 2023 and how feedback received helped inform final changes to the draft Policy and plans..

Changes to Your Geographic Plan

We would like to remind you that as part of the District Planning project the existing geographic plan for your neighbourhood is also being amended or repealed. For more information about this change, please refer to the proposed geographic plans to keep, change or retire.. 

Information Sessions

Sign up today for one of three online public information and Q&A sessions: 

Monday, April 22, 2024 (7:30 pm to 9:00 pm) via Google Meet

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 (7:30 pm to 9:00 pm) via Google Meet

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 (noon to 12:55 pm) via Google Meet - This session will be limited to 50 people to ensure ample time for a Q&A session.

At the session, you’ll learn more about District Planning, the changes made to the draft District Policy and plans since late 2023 and how to participate in the upcoming public hearing. These sessions are not intended to solicit feedback on the draft plans, but comments received will be captured and provided to Council for their awareness at the Public Hearing.  

We encourage you to share this information session opportunity widely with your community.

Public Hearing

There will be a Public Hearing for the District Policy and District Plans on May 28, 2024. If you would like to express your views on the District Planning project to City Council, you can register to speak when the Public Hearing agenda is released on May 1, 2024.. We will follow up with you in early May to provide more detailed information on how to participate in the Public Hearing.. 

Help Spread the Word!

District Planning will guide how Edmonton and our districts will change over time, so it's important that Edmontonians learn more about the Policy and plans and participate in the Public Hearing. We’ve created the attached District Planning information and resource package, which includes everything you need to know about the District Planning project and help share information with your networks. We will provide an updated package in May that contains more detailed information and resources on how to register to speak and participate in the Public Hearing.  .

Stay Informed

Be sure to sign up for our City Building newsletter to stay informed on the District Planning project and other City Plan related initiatives.

Questions?

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at districtplanning@edmonton.ca

District Planning - Stakeholder Resource Package (April 2024).pdf

MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS BENEFITS!

Dues collected from membership sales provide much needed funds for community leagues to accomplish their mandate of bringing community residents together, and improving the community and the quality of life for all residents. 

Membership is voluntary. However, with your purchase of an annual community league membership, along with funds raised from various activities that are carried on throughout the year, as well as grants from the city and the provincial government, the Pleasantview Community League is able to provide residents with:

Simply show your Pleasantview Community League Membership Card and enjoy:

Discounts on Pleasantview Community Hall rentals.


Additionally, with the purchase of a Pleasantview Community League Membership you get access to discounts such as:


City of Edmonton Community League Wellness Program

Reduced rates to City of Edmonton recreational facilities through the Community League Wellness Program which offers the following discounts:

Annual Membership – 20% discount on Adult, Family, Child, and Youth/Senior Annual Memberships.

Multi Admission Pass* – 15% discount on already discounted multi admission pass (5+ visits) *Applies to new purchases only.

Continuous Monthly Membership – 20% discount on an on-going monthly membership.

League member exclusive: Save up to 10% on home and auto insurance, and everything in between, with NFP

We’re working to save League members money. That’s why the EFCL has partnered with NFP to bring League members exclusive new insurance offerings, including up to 10% savings and best-in-class customer service. More here: https://www.nfp.ca/gha Not a member of your League and want to find more ways to save? Find and join your Community League here: https://efcl.org/league-search/

Cloverdale Paint

Show your Community League membership card, mention Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues (code 057EFCL) and receive wholesale pricing at any Cloverdale Paint location. Find your closest Cloverdale Paint store.

Free Skating at Outdoor Community League Rinks

Find the closest outdoor community league rink to you by clicking Find a Facility / League, go to ‘Facility Amenities’ and select ‘Rink’.

Skate tags are available when you purchase your membership.


House of Wheels

House of Wheels is Alberta’s largest indoor skatepark for scootering, skateboarding, BMXing, etc. They are dedicated to ensuring anyone can find and enjoy the world of action sports in a fun and supervised indoor site. Perfect for our city’s long, cold winters. Located on 88th street, just off the Whitemud.

Show your Community League membership card for a 10% discount on pass prices. Check houseofwheels.ca or Facebook.com/houseofwheelsab.

Orbis Sports offers Community League Discount

Orbis Sports has a number of offers available. Click, book or call for more information. Promo code: EFCL23

Software application training at the Technology Training Centre

Receive a 25% discount off Microsoft and Adobe courses. Learn to use MS Excel, create great designs in Adobe Indesign, or learn to work smarter with Outlook or Google Apps. The Technology Training Centre has amazing instructors to help you learn to be more efficient in all your computer work.

See our course listings at ualberta.ca/technology-training. When you register select Edmonton Community League Member as the registration type. The discount will be applied. You will be asked to show a valid community league membership when you attend the training.

Email training@ualberta.ca or call 780492-1397 to learn more about the training options available or to discuss group training.

U of A crested clothing, and branded promotions from the U of A Bookstore

Visit the U of A Bookstore and show your community league membership to receive a 10% discount on clothing and giftware, or visit our website and let us ship the product right to your door. Add the code EFCL10 to the special offers codes during checkout and receive your discount.

Contact the Bookstore special orders for preferred pricing to community league members on promotional products, sportswear, gift, awards and corporate apparel.

Email special.orders@ualberta.ca or phone 780.492.3260 to access all of our promotional product lines or visit our website at ualberta.brandedpromotions.com


2023/2024 PCL MEMBERSHIP FEE  

Note:  You will have to pay all applicable administration fees if you purchase your membership online through www.efcl.org or through any Servus Credit Union branch.

Seniors: $10

Singles: $15

Family: $30

PCL Memberships can be purchased in any of the following ways:

Option 1: Purchase online at https://efcl.org/membership-purchase/  The full membership fee is remitted to the Community League.

Option 2: Attend a Community League social event e.g. Men's Night, Ladies' Night, Fall Potluck, Annual General Meeting or a Community League Board meeting, in the Marshall Centre (usually first Thursday of the month, September - June).

Option 3: Purchase at any Edmonton Servus Credit Union branch.  Closest branch to Pleasantview is located in Southgate Mall, #6, 5015 - 111 St. Edmonton, AB T6H 4M6.  There is an administration fee.

Your Pleasantview Community League Membership is valid from Sept. 1st to Aug. 31st. You are welcome to join anytime throughout the year, but please note, all memberships expire annually on August 31st. 


If you have any questions regarding memberships, please email Memberships@pleasantviewcommunityleague.ca.


Afterschool Youth Pass 

Get access to all City of Edmonton fitness centres, pools, gyms and more! Valid for youth ages 8-17 

Weekdays only! Must scan in or drop in between 1-5:30pm. 

Monthly memberships for the after-school youth pass are just $15/month or drop-in for $2/day.

 For more information, visit edmonton.ca/AfterschoolYouthPass

Want to take on an active role within your community league?

 Volunteer with us and join our board! 

Check out our volunteer page! 

Stay Informed:

Catch Basins:

Our crews are working 24/7 to respond to catch basin ponding requests. Catch basins are the drains in your neighbourhood that allow water to drain into the storm water system. Thank you to the residents who are submitting those catch basin requests through 311. There are over 63,000 catch basins across the city, so knowing where these issues are helps us get to them in a timely manner.


Did you know? The Open Data Portal has a map of every catch basin here: https://data.edmonton.ca/Externally-Sourced-Datasets/Drainage-Map-View-Catch-Basin-Leads/8ma6-xpt5