Harris Beech Resident’s Meeting

In February last year Council passed an Infill Study for the Harris Beech area of Ward 4 (on the south west corner of Jefferson Sideroad and Yonge Street). Since this time there have been a number of development applications put forward by various developers proposing to build in the area. I will…

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March Council News

1. Richmond Hill Challenges OMB ruling on Parkland A recent OMB decision will leave us about $75M short of Parkland Cash in Lieu Payments.  Clearly, as our population grows we will need more park space. Council recently passed its Parks Plan outlining our future parkland needs over the coming years, and Cash…

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January 17 & 18th – Budget and Festivities

  Over this past weekend I had the pleasure of attending a Thai Pongul Celebration hosted by the York Region  Seniors’ Tamil Centre, and another hosted by the Tamil Canadian Congress. Both of these events celebrated Thai Pongul, an event celebrated in Sri Lanka and many parts of India to…

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2015 Operating Budget

As Council begins the annual deliberations over the 2015 Operating budget I would like to invite any constituent to contact me if you have questions, concerns or comments about the this important topic. Many Council Members including myself have already hosted public consultations at Hillcrest Mall and the Chamber of…

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Richmond Hill Winter Carnival

For the 47th year the Richmond Hill Winter Carnival will be taking place on February 6th, 7th, and 8th at the Mill Pond Park. This is a great event filled with many activities for children and families to enjoy. Events include great live music, animal shows, pony rides, a midway,…

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January Council News

1. Possible Richmond Green Recreation Facility Additions On January 12th Council had a discussion with our staff regarding some possible future additions to the recreation facilities at Richmond Green. Ideas relating to adding another much needed ice pad to the Tom Graham Area, and also the possibility of adding indoor soccer…

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