On November 26, 2013 I posted detailed information about the Dufferin Street Bridge demolition here.Please note the following update to the project:
MPP Rosario Marchese and Scadding Court Community Centre are joining forces to help support Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts.
This Thursday, December 5, they invite you to join them at Scadding Court Community Centre with a donation. Donations of cash, non-perishable goods and gently used clean clothing are all accepted.
This year, the City surveyed agencies that run shelters, drop-ins and other services for homeless individuals and asked them what would bring cheer to their clients during the holidays. Those agencies that responded to the survey are listed here along with the items their clients need, volunteer opportunities, holiday events and contact information.
On December 2, 2013 the Toronto Building Division began accepting email submissions for customers applying for building permits and making building service requests and expanded the Residential FASTRACK Program.
Residents and businesses are now able to submit applications for a number of building, mechanical and plumbing permits by email. A complete list of Toronto Building services available through this channel, along with information on submission requirements, is available on the Toronto Building web page at http://www.toronto.ca/building
Property owners who experience damage to their Toronto property as a result of certain events that affect the assessed value of the property may be entitled to a cancellation, reduction or refund of property taxes.
Provincial legislation provides that Council may cancel, reduce or refund taxes in cases where, during the tax year, a property undergoes changes that affect the assessed value of the property or tax classification.
Thursday, December 5, 6pm – 8pm
Bob Abate Community Recreation Centre
485 Montrose Avenue (map)
(one block west of Christie and Bloor)
Join me this Thursday, December 5 for our Ward 19 Budget Town Hall. City of Toronto staff will present the proposed 2014 City Budget. This includes both your property tax rate and funding for important public programs and services such as child care, libraries, our roads, transit, shelters, and more.
The City of Toronto is currently replacing the watermain on Bathurst Street from Queen Street West to London Street. This project is part of the Watermain and Water Service Replacement Program.
Please note the following update to the project: It will be necessary to carry out work at the intersection of Bathurst Street and Bloor Street West at night (7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.) on December 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, 2013.
The Ontario Government and Infrastructure Ontario are planning a new urban park and waterfront trail for Ontario Place’s east island and they want your input! You’re invited to attend the kick-off meeting to share your creative ideas, comments or questions with the project team and designers and to learn more about the project.
When: Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Where: 255 Front Street West – Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, Room 201.
Beginning November 25, Metrolinx will be building an underground utility chamber on the south side of Wellington Street at Strachan Avenue. This work will require lane restrictions on Wellington Street at Strachan Avenue for approximately two to four weeks.
On November 30, Parks, Forestry and Recreation will be opening the outdoor rinks in Christie Pits and Trinity Bellwoods Park. The rinks will remain open until February 23, 2014 so lace up and enjoy one of Canada’s great winter activities!
On Monday November 25 at 12:30pm, join your neighbours and I on the south east corner of East Liberty Street/ Ordnance Street and Strachan Avenue to officially activate the newly installed traffic lights.
These lights are an important step in significantly improving what we all know is a packed and difficult intersection. I invite you all to join me in marking this important addition to the neighbourhood.
The Committee of Adjustment is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, December 11 and will include three properties from Ward 19. Find out which properties and see their plans: