Planning for Parks, Recreation and Culture

An important review of Richmond Hill’s Park Plan, Recreation Plan, and Culture Plan is being initiated this year. There is no question that are parks and open spaces are being well used during this last year. We need to plan for the future of parks in our community. Visit RichmondHill.ca/ParksPlan for more…

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June 21-27 is Pollinator Week

Pollinators, such as bees, butterflies and birds, are important to the health of our community. They help plants produce seeds and the fruits they bear. It is estimated that 35 per cent of global crop production relies on pollinators!   Richmond Hill is working to foster natural and built communities that…

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Stormwater Management Project Updates

Richmond Hill’s extensive stormwater management infrastructure, comprised of stormwater management ponds, sewers, catch basins, culverts, oil-grit separators and other components, allows us to manage runoff from rain and melting snow, helping protect our streams and rivers, prevent flooding and erosion, and improve water quality.   Some Ward 4 Projects of…

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Environment Strategy: Progress and Evolution

Richmond Hill’s Environment Strategy, “Greening the Hill: Our Community, Our Future” helps plan and coordinate efforts for the City and the community to protect, enhance and restore the natural environment.   ·        How are we doing? Richmond Hill has released its first Environmental Scorecard to showcase progress and trends from the first…

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Ward 4 Community Conversations

’’Community Conversations’ s an idea I have implemented to engage our residents in meaningful conversations and to provide useful information while we continue to grapple with the physical distance regulations that the pandemic demands of us.     Thanks to the participants who attended our first Ward 4 Community Conversation in February and…

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