What is Your Fire Alarm Trying to Tell You?

Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety during Fire Prevention Week   While we hear a variety of sounds every day, none might be quite as important as knowing the sounds of fire safety. The theme for this year’s Fire Prevention Week (October 3-7), “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!” aims to…

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Richmond Hill Blooms 2021

I am always impressed by the great gardening efforts by homeowners, and the resulting beautiful gardens that are on display in Ward 4. These front yard spaces are enjoyed by the whole community!   Thank you to everyone who took the time and made the extra effort to beautify their…

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16th Annual Strides for Mackenzie Health

On September 25th I participated in the Strides for Mackenzie Health run/walk and fundraiser.   Thank you to all that donated! It’s a great time to support the great efforts of our hospital and the frontline workers who have cared for us lately!   If you wish to donate you…

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Richmond Hill Reopens Offices for Select In-Person Services

On September 20, Richmond Hill re-opened its doors for select in-person services at both the main Municipal Offices and the Operations Centre.    For speed and convenience, residents are encouraged to continue using the City’s wide range of online service options at RichmondHill.ca where possible instead of visiting a facility. However, those…

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Community invited to share ideas for a more Sustainable City

Richmond Hill Hosting Virtual Environment Strategy Workshops   The City of Richmond Hill is inviting residents, businesses and community groups to participate in one of two virtual workshops to inform its Environment Strategy update.   Approved in 2014 following extensive community and stakeholder consultation, Richmond Hill’s Environment Strategy, Greening the Hill:…

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Welcome to Fall in Richmond Hill

Welcome to fall! I hope that everyone had a great summer. This fall feels a bit different to me. Like every fall we get back into a more normal rhythm of life, but this fall does not yet feel quite “normal”. In any case I would encourage everyone to keep…

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Mayor Dave Barrow Announces Retirement

On September 14, Mayor Dave Barrow announced that he is retiring from his role as Mayor of Richmond Hill. I have very much enjoyed working with “Dave” as a citizen first and then as a colleague on Council.   There was no one that I knew that lived and breathed…

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City Plan 2041 Next Steps

The City of Richmond Hill is launching its Official Plan Update, City Plan 2041, with an aim to establish Richmond Hill as one of the GTA’s most prominent and successful communities.   There will be an Official Plan Update Committee meeting on Sept. 21. More consultation events will take place this fall.  …

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