Ward 4 and City of Toronto News

In the February 08, 2019 edition: * A message from Councillor Perks * Share your thoughts on the Budget at our Community Budget Meeting – February 28, 2019 * Runnymede Station Art Installation is now complete * Share your views at the Ontario Place Subcommittee Meeting – March 5, 2019 * Parkdale People’s Economy: Working Group Meeting – February 11, 2019 * Public Consultation to review the 41 Wabash Zoning Amendment Application * City of Toronto issues its 2019 interim property tax bills * For residents near High Park, Humber and in Swansea – Sightings of coyotes are normal in parts of Toronto * Queen’s York Rangers’ Simcoe Seminar @ Lambton House – February 12, 2019 * Residents invited to join discussion about Toronto’s 2019 budget * Upcoming Community Consultations on Transportation Policies * Take Steps to Prevent Frozen Pipes

** A message from Councillor Perks ———————————————————— Published on Feb 08, 2019 10:00 am Toronto Council is gearing up to set its budget for the coming year. Last Monday we got a draft proposed budget from City Staff you can find the overview presentation and the background documents here: gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=51afed6527&e=382fa4aa2e I have begun to work through the hundreds of pages of details to see what the impacts on all […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=ab654525d0&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Share your thoughts on the Budget at our Community Budget Meeting – February 28, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Feb 08, 2019 09:50 am Friends, Ward 4 Community Budget Meeting is happening on Thursday, February 28th, 7pm – 8:30pm at Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton School located at 1515 Bloor Street West (near Dundas West Station) in the 3rd Floor Staff Room. *Accessible entrance is on the south side of the building on Dundas St West* For any questions or concerns, contact […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=2409b0b361&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Runnymede Station Art Installation is now complete ———————————————————— Published on Feb 07, 2019 05:34 pm Art is an important component of major station upgrades (including the Easier Access and Second Exit construction improvement projects). On June 5, 2017, TTC unveiled art concepts for 7 stations that are either under construction or scheduled for construction in the near future. The art installations at Runnymede Station are up. Elicser Elliot worked on these pieces titled Anonymous […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=a1bc3d6c86&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Share your views at the Ontario Place Subcommittee Meeting – March 5, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Feb 06, 2019 02:41 pm Ontario Place is a critical part of our City and our Province. Recently, the Provincial Government announced the dissolution of the governing body of Ontario Place and indicated their intention to move forward with a future redevelopment of the Ontario Place lands. Any potential changes to Ontario Place must be made in the public interest […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=aebb77ff70&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Parkdale People’s Economy: Working Group Meeting – February 11, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Feb 06, 2019 12:15 pm Join us for our first Community Working Group Meeting of the year! On Monday, February 11th from 6-8PM, the Parkdale People’s Economy will bring together our working groups for an evening of community visioning and collaboration! The gathering will provide a space for community members to work on collectively advancing the Parkdale Community Plan and learn about new initiatives from […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=9b2a1f52b0&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Public Consultation to review the 41 Wabash Zoning Amendment Application ———————————————————— Published on Feb 06, 2019 12:13 pm City Planning is holding a Public Consultation to review the 41 Wabash Zoning Amendment application. You will have an opportunity to learn more about this application, ask questions and share your comments. Details are as follows: Date: February 21, 2019 Time: 6:30 to 8:30 PM Place: Gymnasium, St Vincent De Paul School (116 Fermanagh Avenue) The application […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=2df490d73d&e=382fa4aa2e)

** City of Toronto issues its 2019 interim property tax bills ———————————————————— Published on Feb 06, 2019 11:23 am The City of Toronto has issued its 2019 interim property tax bills – the first of two tax bills mailed annually. The 2019 final tax bill will be mailed in May. Payment due dates for the interim tax bills under the three-instalment plan are March 1, April 1 and May 1. For property owners enrolled […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=dd24b7c67b&e=382fa4aa2e)

** For residents near High Park, Humber and in Swansea – Sightings of coyotes are normal in parts of Toronto ———————————————————— Published on Feb 06, 2019 11:21 am Toronto residents who live near ravines and forests – typical coyote habitat – can expect an increase in coyote sightings during this time of year. Coyotes are active day and night, but prefer to hunt after dusk or before dawn. Residents should follow these steps to minimize negative encounters with coyotes: • Avoid feeding them. […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=ec7c63e129&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Queen’s York Rangers’ Simcoe Seminar @ Lambton House – February 12, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Feb 06, 2019 11:15 am On February 12, 2019, at 7pm Heritage York will be hosting a panel discussion titled, “Will the Afghan conflict end?”. Colonel Dwayne Hobbs, LCol Phil Halton and Captain Chris Wattie will be speaking at Lambton House (4066 Old Dundas Street). Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=cade6b487c&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Residents invited to join discussion about Toronto’s 2019 budget ———————————————————— Published on Feb 01, 2019 02:42 pm The City of Toronto’s Budget Committee will hear public presentations on the staff-recommended 2019 budget beginning next week. Members of the public can make a deputation at budget sub-committee meetings on February 7 and 11 at four locations across the city. Torontonians who want to share their views on the budget are asked to register […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=4b4fda4322&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Upcoming Community Consultations on Transportation Policies ———————————————————— Published on Jan 31, 2019 03:36 pm As part of the Official Plan Review, the City Planning Division is undertaking a review of the transportation policies related to transit, cycling, street related maps and schedules, and automated vehicles and shared mobility services found in the Official Plan. This is the second phase of the transportation component of the Official Plan Review, the […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=191270c2aa&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Take Steps to Prevent Frozen Pipes ———————————————————— Published on Jan 28, 2019 03:18 pm The pipes in your home can freeze in cold weather. This can leave you with no water or cause your pipes to burst, leading to expensive property damage. Take steps to protect your pipes from freezing and learn what to do if they freeze at gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=a7be936eef&e=382fa4aa2e . Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=e19a9c93c1&e=382fa4aa2e)

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