71 Regent St. Development Application Update

If you live in the Heritage Estates area you should have received a mailed letter from me (see below) regarding a demolition application for the buildings at 71 Regent Street. The owner of these lands, Technor, is planning on demolitioning the existing buildings at 71 Regent St. Below is a letter…

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Council Public Meeting Downtown Secondary Plan

Richmond Hill Council and staff has been working toward finalizing a Secondary Plan for the historic Village core of our town. We will be seeking community input for this plan. There will be a Council Public Meeting on Wednesday, February 3rd related to this topic (see below for more information). Please feel…

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Happy New Year!

I hope everyone had a great New Year. For those that celebrate various holiday traditions at this time of year I hope you were able to spend restful time with family and friends!   A proud tradition in Richmond Hill, and one that finds its home in Ward 4, is…

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January 2016 Council News and Highlights

1. Richmond Hill Downtown Secondary Plan – Public Process As I have reported in past newsletters, Richmond Hill has embarked on a process leading to the creation of a Downtown Secondary Plan. This plan will guide future development in the Historic Village Core, protect our Heritage buildings, and ultimately guide…

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Communication in an Electronic Age

Who remembers this?   I have always believed that a strong community can be achieved if there is strong citizen engagement in the decisions that are made on our behalf by the local government. I also believe that in order to achieve this engagement people need to be informed about…

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Council News and Highlights

1. Historic Village Core Revitalization There have been several new developments regarding the efforts that are being made toward revitalizing our Historic Downtown Core. Earlier this month the Village Core Business Improvement Association (BIA) moved their offices to a new unit on the ground floor of the Tridel building at…

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