Richmond Hill Art and Studio Tour 2019

The Art & Studio Tour showcases many different disciplines of art, providing visitors the opportunity to meet the artists in their homes, studios, or at community spaces. Historic and city venues such as the Richmond Hill United Church, Heritage Centre, Elgin Barrow Arena and Boynton House provide unique backdrops for…

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Twickenham Pond Rehabilitation Project

In an effort to ensure that our residents are properly protected from flooding during storm events, and to ensure our future capacity to deal with larger storms it is important that our stormwater ponds operate at peak efficiency. As a part of this process work is commencing to provide rehabilitation…

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71 Regent Street Park Improvements

I was pleased that our Parks staff have now completed some interim work on the site of the parklands at 71 Regent Street. These lands previously housed a now demolished building. The foundation area of this building has been regraded and seeded in order to better open up the area…

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Ward 4 Development Applications

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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Councillor Highlights

1.  Association of Municipalities of Ontario Conference       I was excited and proud to join over 2400 delegates from across Ontario at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario. At that conference we discussed municipal issues and the future of municipalities in Ontario.We kicked off the convention by singing O Canada and joined…

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EnviroFest In Richmond Hill

Bringing people together to build our community, and a working towards a clean and healthy environment have been two things that I believe are important in Richmond Hill. It is for this reason that I will be hosting an event that celebrates our local Richmond Hill environment by bringing people…

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Neighbours for the Planet

I wanted to introduce my readers to a really great grass roots initiative taking place in Richmond Hill. Neighbours for the planet is a new group that has formed to further discussion and action at a grass roots neighbourhood level. This group is made up of neighbours living in our…

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Elgin Mills Greenway Restoration Complete

A number of years ago it became evident that significant valley land erosion was taking place in the area south of Shaftsbury Road between the Elgin West Community Centre and St. Theresa of Liseux Catholic High School. This erosion was threatening to destroy a number of pieces of infrastructure including the  stormwater pond…

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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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