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Mimico Residents 2020 Online Voting Results

Our 2020 voting, held online, has come to a close and we are happy to announce the results here! Two initiatives were on the ballot from this year’s cancelled AGM (for more on this cancellation, see our post here). Motion 1, to accept the minutes of the 2019 AGM, was passed unanimously. Motion 2, to accept the recommendations of our…

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Mimico Residents Association 2019 Annual General Meeting

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our annual general meeting at Mimico Centennial Library on March 20, 2019. We had over 80 people come out to hear what we had accomplished in the last year and to join Councillor Mark Grimes and MPP Christine Hogarth to discuss what is happening in Mimico and the wider Ward 3 area. Didn’t…

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Response From Councillor Grimes Re: Better Local Government Act

We recently sent letters to both MPP Christine Hogarth and Councillor Mark Grimes sharing our concers and asking they support an evidence-based process, including consultation with Toronto residents, on any changes to the number of Toronto City Councillors. We have recieved the response below from Councillor Grimes. MPP Hogarth is yet to respond. Thank you for your letter and expressing your concerns…

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MRA Letters Re: Better Local Government Act

Today we sent two letters to our local representatives regarding the tabling of the Better Local Government Act by the Government of Ontario.   SENT: Jul 30, 2018 Christine Hogarth Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Sent by email to: christine.hogarthco@pc.ola.org Re: Implications of the ‘Better Local Government Act’ Dear MPP Hogarth, On behalf of the Mimico Residents Association (“the MRA”), this letter formally documents our…

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Response From Councillor Grimes Re Traffic Safety in Mimico

In June we sent a letter to Councillor Grimes regarding the the road safety after two people were seriously injured by drivers in Mimico. Since that letter Councillor Grimes had worked with the us, and other stakeholders in Mimico, to put forward two successful motions at the July session of the Etobicoke York Community Council. The first is a comprehensive…

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MRA Letter Re Traffic Safety in Mimico

SENT: June 27, 2018 Councillor Mark Grimes Toronto City Hall 100 Queen Street West Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N2 councillor_grimes@toronto.ca Re: Traffic Safety in Mimico Dear Councillor Grimes, I am writing to you on behalf of the Mimico Residents Association (MRA) to formally request that the feasibility of additional initiatives to promote traffic safety in Mimico be further assessed. This issue…

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Grimes responds to Section 37 allegations

A recent article by CBC called into question the Section 37 monies agreed upon at City Council for the 11 Superior Davies-Smith development, saying that arrangements had been made for $100,000 more in funds prior to the Council vote. Read the story on CBC.ca We asked Councillor Grimes for a response to these allegations, and he wrote back: “In light…

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Section 37 Information Package – how is it determined, what is it for?

In light of the recent coverage calling into question the 11 Superior Section 37 monies, we thought it would be informative to post the City of Toronto’s SECTION 37 Information Package (Click to Download PDF).

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 Letter to Councillor Grimes November 2014

Sent: November 17th 2014 Dear Councillor Grimes, Congratulations on your re-election as the Ward 6 Councillor. We look forward to working with you on issues within Mimico and on those adjacent to our community. We trust that your objectives for your upcoming term are: To maintain your commitment and support for the long term objectives of the Mimico by the…

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