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September 2013 Community News

Wesley Church Update

MRA President Kyra Trainor attended the Public Consultation meeting on September 12th. Read MRA’s position letter. The public can submit comments on the application on the Wesley Development Application Page (Toronto City Planning). Also note that Toronto Preservation Board intends to consider the designation of the building at their next meeting on Thursday, October 3, 2013. The public can submit letters and attend/speak at this meeting.

Public Consultation Meeting for 250 Royal York – ICON homes

When: Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7pm
Where: Mimico Centennial Library

The City is holding a Community Consultation meeting where you can learn more about this application, ask questions and share your comments.

The application proposes to amend the former City of Etobicoke Zoning Code to permit a stacked townhouse development consisting of 111 units located in six building blocks. Parking for residents is to be provided underground. Please submit your comments to the Planning Application page and to info@mimicoresidents.ca so that we can gauge community response to this application.

Amos Waites Park Community Consultation Meeting

When: Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 7pm
Where: Mimico Centennial Library
Bring your ideas and input for the future planning of Amos Waites Park amenities and improvements.

SAVE THE DATE
Community Halloween Dance (sponsored by the MRA)

When:     Saturday October 26, 2013 (6:30pm-8:30pm)
Where:    St. Leo’s Catholic School
Wear your costumes and get ready for Halloween! Suggested ages 10 and under. Tickets are $5 (for adults and children) or $20 for families of up to 5. Tickets will be available for advance sale from MRA representatives at local schools and community organizations. Stay tuned for details!

ML Ready-Mix Concrete Inc. Update

ML Ready-Mix Concrete has received Environmental Compliance Approval on September 19th, 2013. The City of Toronto has confirmed that the batching plant has the appropriate zoning.  Based on the confirmation of zoning and the company’s technical information provided in its application, the ministry has issued the approval. View the Environmental Bill Registry.

Mimico on CBC Metro Morning

Metro Morning’s Matt Galloway broadcast the last of their Four Corners series in Mimico Public Library this morning! Listen to the broadcast here (clips from different parts of the broadcast are listed lower on the page.)

More Community Events

Culture Days

When: This weekend September 27-30th, 2013
Where:  Various locations and times throughout Mimico, South Etobicoke and Toronto. Go to CultureDays.ca and search “Etobicoke Lakeshore” for local activities.

Humber Bay Shores Community Town Hall Meeting

When: Thursday, October 24th, 7-9pm
Where: Polish Hall

2nd Annual Mimico Pumpkin Parade

When: Friday, November 1st, 2013 6pm – 8pm
Where: Amos Waites Park
Bring your Jack-O-Lanterns down to light up Mimico Square and Amos Waites Park. Your neighbour can’t make it? “Leave no Pumpkin Behind” and bring their stranded pumpkins to the Parade and help us reach our target of 600.
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