Blue Bins with Lids are Now Available

The larger recycling bins with lids are now available for sale at the Operations Center and at the Main Municipal Office at 225 East Beaver Creek on the main floor. The new, big blue bins provide a convenient option for homes that generate larger quantities of recyclables and most importantly…

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Richmond Hill Road Watch – What is it?

Road Watch is a community initiative, supported by the Town of Richmond Hill and York Regional Police to address aggressive and dangerous driving on public roads.   Recently Flo McLellan, member of Road Watch (former Director of Smart Commute Richmond Hill), was interviewed by 105.9 The Region. In this interview she provided…

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Spring 2018 EAB Management Update

The following is an update on Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) management activities:   Ash Tree Removals This past winter, our contractors removed 2,210 ash trees that were dead or dying due to EAB damage – 465 from boulevards (streets), 299 from manicured areas in parks and 1446 in natural woodlots.…

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Ward 4 Development Applications – Update

here are a number of development applications active in Ward 4 that continue to generate significant interest from residents.  This newsletter section is intended to keep everyone informed and updated about the status of these applications. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all active development applications…

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Council News and Highlights

1. 2018 Richmond Hill Sport Champions I was pleased to attend the Richmond Hill Sports Champion Awards at the beautiful Oakview Terrace.  Congratulations to all the nominees and recipients. The annual event was organized by the Richmond Hill Sports Hall of Fame.    Athletes: Jack Dushenski, Figure Skating Iliya Kovler,…

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Spring in Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill is bustling with activity this spring with lots of events and activities available to enjoy. In particular, I hope that you can join us on Sunday June 3rd, at the 20th Annual Mill Pond Splash and Kids Run for Nature (more information below). The Splash is a family…

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Great Things to see and do around Town

  Community Conversation:  The Challenge of Reconciliation by the Richmond Hill Public Library This Community Conversation will take place on Monday June 11 from 7:00 – 8:30pm. at the Richmond Hill Public Library, The Events Room, 3rd Floor, 1 Atkinson Street.     The speakers are Pamala Agawa, First Nations, Métis…

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Ward 4 Development Applications – Update

There are a number of development applications active in Ward 4 that continue to generate significant interest from residents.  This newsletter section is intended to keep everyone informed and updated about the status of these applications. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all active development applications…

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Bike to Work Day

Join Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill (SCMRH) for the 11th Annual Bike to Work Day group ride on Monday, May 28th, from 7:30 am to 9:30 am, to kick off Bike Month (May 28th – June 30th)!   SCMRH invites you to experience this FREE 6 km ride, from WSP Canada (100…

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Certify your Backyard as a Wildlife Friendly Habitat!

The Canadian Wildlife Federation’s Backyard Habitat Certification Program recognizes the amazing efforts Canadians are taking to meet the habitat needs of wildlife. Whether you have a small patio garden or several acres of land, you could work towards having your yard designated as wildlife friendly habitat!   Why certify your…

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