The City of Richmond Hill 2022-2026 Council had their inaugural Council meeting last night. As each member of Council took to the podium a theme emerged: collaborative commitment to working hard and focusing on the betterment of our City. It was encouraging and motivating – I really can’t wait to see what we can achieve […]
Every year I enjoy the Hill Potters Guild Show and sale. The Hill Potters Guild has, over the years, become the “official morning coffee mug supplier” to the West Family. I would also like to congratulate Kathy Verbeek winner of the Mayor’s Choice Award for her beautiful and creative pottery artwork! The sale continues this weekend and […]
Thank you @LEAF – Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests and City of Richmond Hill for the opportunity to plant trees Saturday. It was terrific to learn from the experts on the correct technique to ensure the sapling’s survival and I enjoyed contributing my efforts to our beautiful green spaces in #richmondhill . Together with Ward4Councillor Raika Sheppard we had a great time […]
It was an honour to attend the 24th Confederation of Greater Toronto Chinese Business Association’s Annual Gala to extend greetings on behalf of Richmond Hill together with Regional Councillor JoeDiPaola, and Councillors Castro Liu and Raika Sheppard.
Join us at a virtual open house to learn more about the exciting future of the parks in our city! May 26, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Register today at RichmondHill.ca/ParksPlan.
Continuing our countdown to Earth Day, let’s celebrate our status as “Tree City of the World”. To view a list of upcoming tree planting events, and a terrific webinar schedule, visit https://www.richmondhill.ca/en/things-to-do/Community-Stewardship-Program-and-Tree-Planting.aspx
Earth Day is April 22nd and climate change conversations are important everyday! The City of Richmond Hill has prepared a toolkit to help us navigate the topic. https://www.richmondhill.ca/en/shared-content/resources/documents/Richmond-Hill_Climate-Change-Conversation-Toolkit.pdf
2021 Achievements Include Energy Efficiency Upgrades and 17,000 More TreesCreating a healthy and sustainable environment really is a community effort and I’m so proud of the work we’ve done together. Over the last seven years as we’ve implemented our Environment Strategy, we’ve made huge strides in reducing our environmental footprint. I encourage everyone to continue […]
As we focus on Health on April 7th,#UNWorldHealthDay, garden fresh food offers wonderful nutrients and growing that food yourself also provides opportunities for exercise! Sign up today. #RichmondHill#collectivegardens
Thank you to all our residents who registered to participate.
At this open house, City of Richmond Hill staff will present proposed amendments to the Official Plan: OPA 18.3 – Vision and City Structure and OPA 18.4 – Neighbourhoods. These proposed amendments implement several key directions identified in the City Plan 2041 Key Directions report. The proposed changes to the Official Plan relate to matters such […]
Egg mass removal from City trees ongoing; free burlap trap kits available for residents RICHMOND HILL – The City is taking action to protect its trees from the effects of the leaf-eating spongy moth (also known as LDD moth) and providing resources for residents to help manage trees on their property. Spongy moth is an […]
Raika Sheppard will represent Ward 4 for the remainder of the current Council term Richmond Hill – At the March 22 Special Council Meeting, Raika Sheppard was appointed Ward 4 Councillor. Sheppard holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from York University and Juris Doctorate from Taft University. A licensed realtor, she is manager of […]
Plans Will Be Developed To Support An Active And Healthy, Environmentally Sustainable, Culturally Vibrant City Richmond Hill – Council has endorsed the key directions driving a future update to the City’s Parks Plan and the development of a combined Recreation and Culture Plan to guide the future of related amenities and services to 2031. As […]
In recognition of the late fall weather in Richmond Hill this year, the City has added one more week of yard waste collection to the schedule. The final yard waste collection of 2021 will now take place the week of December 14. Yard waste is collected on residents’ regular waste collection day. Yard waste includes […]
2022 Draft Capital Budget to Update roads, stormwater facilities and community centres Richmond Hill Council continues to deliver on its priority of fiscal responsibility with a $77 million draft 2022 capital budget that will focus on efficient and well-timed maintenance of core City assets. Richmond Hill’s capital budgeting process underwent a comprehensive review in 2021 […]
City seeking public comments on Draft Richmond Hill Centre Secondary Plan The City of Richmond Hill has released the draft Secondary Plan for the Richmond Hill Centre (area northeast of the intersection of Yonge Street and Highway 7) for public comments. Richmond Hill Centre will be a new downtown for Richmond Hill. Located at the […]