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1 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report Urban Development Institute - Calgary 2010 Annual Report Vol. XII November 30, 2010

2 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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.

3 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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

4 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report

5 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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 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.

6 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report Board of Directors Initiatives Financing Municipal Infrastructure Report On June 30 th, 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.

7 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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.

8 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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.

9 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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. Building a Better Calgary: Up, Out and In

10 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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

11 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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 $ 50,988 Transportation Assessment Levy $ 66,910 Traffic Signage and Road Markings$ 646 Inspection Fee$ 2,326 Storm Sewer Levies Bow River $ 2,423 Elbow River $ 211 Fish Creek $ 211 Nose Creek $16,120 Pine Creek $ 3,266 Shepard $43,408 …continued

12 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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 A copy of the 2010 Standard Development Agreement is also available on the website under the “Documents of Interest” tab.www.udicalgary.com With the expiration of the term of the current Development Agreement, UDI - Calgary and Urban Development commenced negotiations for the 2011 Agreement in February 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.

13 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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 Standard Specifications for Sewer Construction Technical Bulletin #100 Standard Specifications for Waterworks Construction Technical Bulletin #101 Standard Specifications for Landscape Construction Technical Bulletin #102 Standard Specifications for Roads Construction The 2011 spec negotiations have been underway since January UDI has been working with Urban Development, Roads, Water Resources and Parks, in an effort to finalize all specifications for publication by January 2011.

14 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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.

15 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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 Co- Chairs 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 …continued

16 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report Planning Committee - continued Suburban Residential Growth 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.

17 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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: 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.

18 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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: 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

19 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report Technical Committee The Technical Committee is led by Mark Wynker and is one of one of UDI’s busiest committees 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: Review of Roads, Water, Sewer and Landscape Standard Specifications Working with Water Resources on process improvement strategies to address approval timelines Administration/investment of the DFISF (oversize fund) …continued

20 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report Technical Committee - continued 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

21 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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: 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.

22 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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: Rocky View County Wetland Policy and Riparian Policy Development Project 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

23 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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.

24 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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: 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

25 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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: Calgary Transportation Plan Implementation 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: 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

26 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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: 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

27 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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: 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 Co- Chair, for her contribution to this initiative);

28 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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: 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

29 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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: 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.

30 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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)

31 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report 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 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

32 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report New Members 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. In 2010, the following companies joined UDI – Calgary:

33 November 30, Representing the development industry in sustainable growth through partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders. Urban Development Institute – Calgary 2010 Annual Report UDI – Calgary 2010 Board of Directors 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 Michael Flynn - Executive Director Beverly Jarvis - Project Manager Kimber Higa - Administrative Assistant Pat McHale - Office Administrator


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