Richmond Hill Post Article – July Edition

Vision, Challenge, Opportunity, and Solution for  Richmond Hill’s Village Core   By Councillor David West   Vision Ontario’s Historic Downtown core areas have seen many changes over the decades. In Canada’s early days these business districts were the epicenter for communities’ trade. Shoppers came daily to the “downtown” to buy…

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Bee City Motion

Recently, a high school student reached out to me to ask that Richmond Hill become a part of the Bee City movement. Bee City is an international program that works to protect bees and pollinators in communities across North America. As an environmentally responsible municipality, Richmond Hill is already doing…

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Mill Pond Park Environmental Assessment

NOTICE OF STUDY COMMENCEMENT MILL POND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT REHABILITATION ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT       The Town of Richmond Hill is undertaking a comprehensive study for the rehabilitation and renewal of Mill Pond Park. As part of the study, an Environmental Assessment (EA) will be completed to evaluate existing stormwater drainage…

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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

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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Council News and Highlights

1.  Safe Drinking Water for Richmond Hill        Richmond Hill closely manages its drinking water system to ensure safety and a high standard of water quality. In accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002, Council received the 2017 Municipal Drinking Water System Report for Richmond Hill’s water distribution…

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Last E Newsletter before October Election

On October 22nd of this year citizens in Richmond Hill, and other municipalities across Ontario, will be voting to elect Ward Councillors, Regional Councillors, School Board Trustees, and for the first time in York Region, a Region of York Chair.    Voting is the foundation of our democratic system and…

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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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