Public Consultations

Glen Road Pedestrian Bridge Environmental Assessment Study

 

The City of Toronto is investigating options to address the declining condition of the Glen Road Pedestrian Bridge spanning Rosedale Valley Road.

photo of bridge in summer

The Glen Road Pedestrian Bridge is deteriorating and is in need of major improvements.  This  Environmental Assessment (EA) study will assess the existing conditions, identify alternatives to address the condition of the bridge, and recommend a preferred solution, which may include proposing a new bridge design. As well, consultation with the public will be an important part of the EA study process.

Project Update - July 14, 2017

As presented at the September 2016 Public Information Centre (PIC) #1, replacement of the bridge in its current location has been identified as the preferred solution.

Subsequent to the PIC #1, the study team considered a range of alternative solutions for the adjacent pedestrian tunnel, including: non-structural upgrades to lighting and surface treatments, replacement/reconstruction of a wider tunnel, and maintenance of the existing tunnel.  Construction of a wider tunnel is the preliminary preferred solution.  

Design alternatives for the bridge structure and the tunnel widening are currently being assessed.

The study team will be presenting preliminary design recommendations at the Design Review Panel (DRP) on July 18, 2017.  Slides to be presented at the DRP will be published online at toronto.ca/glen-rd-ped-bridge after the meeting.   Members of the public are welcome to observe the DRP meetings, which are held at Toronto City Hall in Committee Room 2. Glen Road Bridge is scheduled to be discussed at 3:20 p.m. Minutes are posted after being confirmed at the following DRP meeting.

The next public consultation event, tentatively scheduled in the early fall, will present the results of the evaluation of the alternatives, assessment of potential impacts and identification of a preliminary preferred bridge and tunnel design. Email and flyer notices will be circulated in advance.

We invite your comments and questions about the study anytime. Contact Jason Diceman, Senior Public Consultation Coordinator, Tel: 416-338-2830 jason.diceman@toronto.ca

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Official Plan Amendments for Heritage Views of and to City Hall, Old City Hall and St. James Cathedral

 

The City is holding a Community Consultation meeting where you can learn more about this proposal, ask

questions and share your comments.

 

Details are as follows:

Date:     July 4, 2017

Time:    7:00 p.m.

Place:   City Hall Committee Room 2

 

Proposal

The City is proposing Official Plan Amendments to modify the existing protected heritage views of and to City Hall, Old City Hall and St. James Cathedral.

You can view a copy of the Preliminary Report providing background information at:  http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-104845.pdf.

To speak to the planner directly, contact David Oikawa, at 416-392-7188 or david.oikawa@toronto.ca . You may mail your comments to the planner at Toronto and East York District, 100 Queen St W Floor 18 E Toronto On, M5H 2N2.

Notice to correspondents:

Information will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record.

Our public meeting locations are wheelchair/mobility device accessible.  Other reasonable accommodation or assistive services for persons with disabilities may be provided with adequate notice.  Please contact David Oikawa, at 416-392-7188, doikawa@toronto.ca with your request.  The City of Toronto is committed to taking the necessary steps to insure compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

 

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Multi-Tenant House Review

 

1-Jun-2017 to 30-Jun-2017

  • Location: City-Wide
  • Issue: Affordable Housing, Licensing, Property Standards, Neighbourhoods, Housing, Enforcement
  • Contact: Mohamed Shuriye, Senior Policy and Research Officer, 311, mlsfeedback@toronto.ca

Description

The City is conducting a two-phase review of multi-tenant houses (commonly referred to as rooming houses) to address issues relating to the regulation and condition of multi-tenant houses. 

In areas where multi-tenant houses are permitted, we are looking for feedback on the licensing strategy for multi-tenant houses, including new requirements on operators to help protect health and safety of tenants and mitigate neighbourhood impacts.

Proposed additional requirements include multi-tenant operators providing:
•A property maintenance plan
•Site or floor plans
•A waste management plan
•A parking plan
•Written confirmation on the maximum number of tenants of the multi-tenant house 

Have your say:

Tuesday, June 27
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Wellesley Community Centre, Room A

495 Sherbourne St, Toronto



For more information visit http://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=4db811743bd9b410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD 

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U of T Secondary Plan Consultation

 

Meeting #3 – University of Toronto St. George Campus: Making Space for New Buildings
Date: June 22, 2017
Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Place: Sandford Fleming Building, Room 3201, 10 King's College Road


This third meeting in a series on a proposed new plan for the University of Toronto St George Campus and surrounding area, including Queen's Park and other Provincial government lands, will focus on proposed changes to allow for growth and new buildings.


The University will provide an overview of the proposal and City Planning staff will provide some preliminary comments. There will then be a chance for you to break into small round-table groups to provide comments and present your ideas. City and University staff will be available to answer questions and hear your input.


Please join us at this important event and let us know your ideas about how the University should grow.

Proposal:


The University of Toronto has submitted an Official Plan Amendment application to establish a new University of Toronto St. George Campus Secondary Plan that would replace the existing Secondary Plan for the area. The purpose of the Secondary Plan is to provide a policy framework to manage change and guide new development in the area.


For information on the proposal, please visit: www.toronto.ca/planning/UofTSecondaryPlan 

 

 

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