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Basement Flooding and Water Quality Improvements Study – Community Consultation on Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Study Area 40 (Eglinton & Yonge Area)
A study is underway to determine the contributing factors for surface and basement flooding in the City of Toronto and recommend solutions to improve the City’s sewer system and overland drainage routes in order to mitigate flooding problems.

Study Area 40 location in Yonge-Eglinton area has experienced recurring basement and surface flooding during extreme storms in the past.

Residents are invited to attend a drop-in consultation event to review, discuss and provide feedback on the recommended solutions for reducing the risk of basement and surface flooding and improving stormwater run-off quality in the study area.

For more details go to The City of Toronto Website

Read the Newsletter about the study area and the Meeting Notice.

Drop-in Consultation: 

Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Location: St Peter’s Lutheran Church, 817 Mount Pleasant Road, (north of Eglinton Avenue East)

Study Area 40 (from the City of Toronto Website ( https://www.toronto.ca )

Tall Tower / Mid-rise Development in the SERRA area – June 2018

By Andy Gort What tall/mid-rise developments are currently cooking in SERRA land and how are we doing on capacity of our “pipes and wires” infrastructure and needed Community Services (schools, libraries, daycares, rec centres, etc.)?   We could have 14,500 more residents in SERRA neighbourhoods! Capacity Pressures Continue We thought things would have gone quiet after the rush of development applications last year, with developers scrambling to have their applications grandfathered under the permissive Ontario Municipal Board … Read moreTall Tower / Mid-rise Development in the SERRA area – June 2018

Capacity Pressures Continue – Infrastructure and Community Services

The SERRA area is just one quadrant of the Y-E area and when you drive around and see all the construction, one wonders about the impact on our community services such as schools, on the Yonge subway Line (at rush hour) and on our physical infrastructure (water, sewage, electricity, etc). Well, we think the cat is out of the bag .. there isn’t enough! On school capacity, the TDSB has been communicating loud and clear … Read moreCapacity Pressures Continue – Infrastructure and Community Services

Local TDSB School News – June 2018 Update

The following information is from Trustee Shelley Laskin’s weekly newsletter. Subscribe to Trustee Laskin’s newsletter. Many thanks to Trustee Laskin for her support and for continuing to advocate on behalf of our community. Hodgson Middle School On June 11, 2018 the TDSB held a community meeting to discuss the capacity and growth pressures in our local schools. The original plan for Hodgson Middle School was to construct a two-storey addition which would add 12 rooms. Due … Read moreLocal TDSB School News – June 2018 Update

Yonge-Eglinton Secondary Plan – Consultation Meeting – Thursday June 21, 2018

The City is holding a Community Consultation meeting on proposed building height limits included in the City staff recommended Yonge-Eglinton Secondary Plan within the vicinity of the Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue intersection, as well as the potential for increasing employment opportunities around transit stations. Details are as follows: Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018 Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Place: The Roehampton Hotel, Eglinton Room, 808 Mount Pleasant Rd Click on this link to read … Read moreYonge-Eglinton Secondary Plan – Consultation Meeting – Thursday June 21, 2018