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Waterfront Plan under threat – Meeting Notes from Community Discussion October 19, 2016

RECORD OF COMMUNITY MEETING To discuss the OMB appeal of the Mimico-by-the-Lake Secondary Plan by Shoreline Towers (SLT) and the threat to Mimico waterfront Sponsored by the Mimico Residents’ Association (MRA) and the Mimico Lakeshore Community Network (MLCN). October 19, 2016 In attendance (speaking/answering questions): Christopher Moore (MRA); Harry Oussoren, Carole Goyette, Judy Rutledge and Martin Gerwin (MLCN); Daniel Flemming…

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IMPORTANT Public Consultation this TUESDAY, SEPT 22 Re: 25-Storey Condo Tower proposed behind Shoreline Towers Apartments

Date: Tuesday September 22, 2015 Time: 7 to 9 pm Place: John English School, Auditorium, 95 Mimico Avenue SHORELINE TOWERS (2313-2323 Lake Shore Blvd W.) has submitted a Development Application for a 25-storey condominium tower behind their existing 10-storey twin buildings, directly on the waterfront. This is a potentially precedent-setting application which contravenes the Mimico Secondary Plan in many respects….

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25-Storey Tower Development Application behind Shoreline Towers

SHORELINE TOWERS (2313-2323 Lake Shore Blvd W.) has submitted a Development Application for a 25-storey condominium tower behind their existing 10 storey twin buildings. What do you think? The Application was submitted June 8th and was received as complete by City Planning. City Planning has 120 days (from June 10th) to hold a public consultation on this application and produce…

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25-Storeys by-the-Lake – Article in Novae Res Urbis Magazine

Published February 20, 2015 25-STOREYS BY-THE-LAKE – Mimico plan challenged By Edward LaRusic With the first development proposal within the secondary plan area not reflecting the Mimico-by-the-Lake vision, residents fear the secondary plan will be significantly revised before it is even implemented. Shoreline Towers Inc. proposes to construct a 25-storey building on an existing parking lot at 2313 and 2323…

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MRA Letter to Councillor Grimes’ office re: Lake Shore Blvd West development application

Subject: RE: Proposed Shoreline Towers re-zoning Application at 2313-2323 Lakeshore Boulevard West Kim, Early this week we learned about this application and its details. The application is due to be discussed at a mediation session at the Ontario Municipal Board tomorrow and again at the Board on December 11th. It proposes to change the Mimico-by-the-Lake  Secondary Plan.   A pre-hearing session…

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MRA Comments for the EYCC June 18 Meeting re: Final Mimico-by-the-Lake Secondary Plan

Attn:     Rosemary MacKenzie, City Clerk, Etobicoke York Community Council CC:         Councillor Mark Grimes CC:         City Planning: Kathryn Thom, Bill Kiru, Neil Cresswell & Jennifer Keesmaat Date:     June 17, 2013 Mimico Residents Association Comments on EYCC Agenda Item EY25.15 Final Report – Mimico-by-the-Lake Secondary Plan to be presented to EYCC on June 18, 2013 at 11am To the Members…

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Mimico 2020 Update

There was an Etobicoke York Community Council Public Meeting for the Mimico-by-the-Lake Secondary Plan on April 9, 2013. A link to this agenda item including the Final Report prepared by City Planning is found here: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2013.EY23.6 “Etobicoke York Community Council deferred its decision regarding the Final Report – Mimico-by-the-Lake Secondary Plan, until June 18, 2013, in order to allow the…

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Wesley Church Plan

Rezoning/Development Application Process Q&A

The MRA recently sent several questions regarding the rezoning and development application process to Matthew Premru in Toronto City Planning. We would like to share these with residents, to better understand the timing and procedure we can expect for future development, and specifically for Wesley Mimico United Church’s development application. Q: Is a City-hosted Public Consultation Meeting required regarding WMUC’s…

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April 2013 Community News – 20/20, Wesley Church, GO Station and Spring events

MRA Public Meeting May 15th re: Wesley Mimico United Church Redevelopment When: Wednesday, May 15  @ 7:00pm – 8:30pm Where: Mimico Baptist Church, 80 Hillside Ave Wesley Mimico United Church recently filed a rezoning application and is continuing with redevelopment plans – transforming their Heritage-listed building into a 4-storey, 40 unit life-lease residence for seniors and persons with disabilities. The…

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City Planning Answers Questions re Mimico 20/20 & Secondary Plan

Posted with permission from Mimico Lakeshore Network (MLN). 20/20 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS (Notes) From MIMICO 20/20 TOWN HALL MEETING,  April 3, 2013 at the Wesley Mimico United Church, organized by the Mimico Lakeshore Network. Toronto City Planners, Bill Kiru and Matthew Premru along with 32 members of this community attended the meeting. HEIGHT & DENSITY Question:  We don’t want another…

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