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City Building: Subdivided. Tonight at the library 7pm, JunctionRa newsletter out, two bits that…

City Building: Subdivided.

In conversation with Jay Pitter and John Lorinc: Mon Oct 17, Annette Public Library, 7:00 pm-8:15 pm.

“Can hyper-diversity as a framework reduce inequality and social divisions in Toronto and other global cities? Subdivided co-editors Jay Pitter and John Lorinc in conversation about

new approaches to city-building in an urban region with more foreign-born residents than any other major city in the world.”

And
Councillor Doucette will be holding Constituency Hours at Annette Library on Friday, Oct 14 from 3:30 – 5:30 pm. By appointment only. Please call 416-392-4072 to make arrangements.
Full news letter below

Junction Residents Association

October Newsletter

The JRA’s Annual General Meeting is on Thurs., Nov. 10, 7-9 pm at West Toronto Baptist Church, 3049 Dundas St. W.
Note: If you cannot attend this meeting in person, we stream video of the meeting in real-time. To watch it live on your computer, go to www.junctionra.ca/jra-tv. There may be a 15-second commercial (not ours) before you can watch. We’ll also post the agenda there, so you can follow along. There is a facility for asking questions remotely.
News

Councillor Doucette will be holding Constituency Hours at Annette Library on Friday, Oct 14 from 3:30 – 5:30 pm. By appointment only. Please call 416-392-4072 to make arrangements.
Cheri DiNovo, MPP for Parkdale-High Park, wants to hear from you. The Ontario Legislature resumed sitting in September. What issues are important to you? What do you want her to speak up about in the Legislature? What concerns, ideas or questions do you have with regards to the provincial government and Parkdale-High Park? Send your comments to dinovoc-co@ndp.on.ca.
Volunteers needed. The Junction BIA is on the hunt for some top notch volunteers to help with this year’s Pumpkinfest on Sat Oct 29th 2016. For more details please email thejunctionbia@gmail.com.
Registration is open for High Park Nature Centre’s fall clubs for children. There’s still space in Knee-High Naturalists on Tuesday and Nature Baby on Fridays.
Upcoming Events in the Junction Area

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The great TTC

Sunday August 24th 2016


TTC information host, why cut funds to public service that understands it needs to go this far.

Video of Metrolinx Davenport Diamond Meeting: 2016-04-27

Metrolinx Davenport Diamond Meeting: 2016-04-27

Published on Apr 28, 2016

A mostly complete video of Metrolinx’s meeting regarding the Davenport Diamond Grade Separation on April 27 2016, at St. Sebastien Catholic School 

by Vic Gedris.

Parkdale Residents Association concerned about The Ex grounds, so glad they are making an effort on this deep problem.

A few mths ago I started a blog about the destruction of public use of the Exhibition Grounds. I never got around to finishing it, yes my bad, but I did get pictures.
And now the Parkdale Residents Association have put out some real good info on the situation,

 

 


All text below from

The Parkdale Residents Association (PRA) is very concerned about what is happening at the South end of Parkdale.
Exhibition Place (EP) is a City-owned regional amenity of extremely high public value, comprised of 192-acres in the core of one of North America’s largest cities.

As Toronto’s population continues to grow and the City becomes increasingly developed, Exhibition Place has the unparalleled potential to offer the residents of Parkdale, Liberty Village and all Toronto access to much-needed open green space.
But this potential is under threat.

Recent events indicate that, under the problematic direction of the Exhibition Place Board of Governors, the City is in grave danger of losing much of this valuable open green space amenity for future generations.
The case of MUZIK is a particularly egregious case-in point. Unbelievably, the Board has proposed an Official Plan Amendment (OPA) that would extend the lease period of MUZIK beyond the current 21-year limit to allow the lease to extend to 2034 (!).

The proposed means of extending the lease period is to *change the designation of the lands in the Westerly portion of Exhibition Place from ‘park/open space’ to ‘rejuvenation area’*—in other words, *to remove public open space in order that private businesses may benefit from public assets indefinitely into the future*.

Attend the once annual Exhibition Place Community Liaison Committee Meeting to have your interests and opinions heard.


Date: Monday, June 27th

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 pm

Place: FountainBlu – Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place, 

190 Princes’ Blvd

 

Today public use meeting an extremely important save the EX for the community meeting

 

see this post for complete details 


Attend the once annual Exhibition Place Community Liaison Committee Meeting to have your interests and opinions heard.


Date: Monday, June 27th

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 pm

Place: FountainBlu – Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place, 

190 Princes’ Blvd

 

Parkdale Residents Association concerned about The Ex grounds, so glad they are making an effort on this deep problem.

A few mths ago I started a blog about the destruction of public use of the Exhibition Grounds. I never got around to finishing it, yes my bad, but I did get pictures.
And now the Parkdale Residents Association have put out some real good info on the situation,

 

 


All text below from

The Parkdale Residents Association (PRA) is very concerned about what is happening at the South end of Parkdale.
Exhibition Place (EP) is a City-owned regional amenity of extremely high public value, comprised of 192-acres in the core of one of North America’s largest cities.

As Toronto’s population continues to grow and the City becomes increasingly developed, Exhibition Place has the unparalleled potential to offer the residents of Parkdale, Liberty Village and all Toronto access to much-needed open green space.
But this potential is under threat.

Recent events indicate that, under the problematic direction of the Exhibition Place Board of Governors, the City is in grave danger of losing much of this valuable open green space amenity for future generations.
The case of MUZIK is a particularly egregious case-in point. Unbelievably, the Board has proposed an Official Plan Amendment (OPA) that would extend the lease period of MUZIK beyond the current 21-year limit to allow the lease to extend to 2034 (!).

The proposed means of extending the lease period is to *change the designation of the lands in the Westerly portion of Exhibition Place from ‘park/open space’ to ‘rejuvenation area’*—in other words, *to remove public open space in order that private businesses may benefit from public assets indefinitely into the future*.

Attend the once annual Exhibition Place Community Liaison Committee Meeting to have your interests and opinions heard.


Date: Monday, June 27th

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 pm

Place: FountainBlu – Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place, 

190 Princes’ Blvd

 

Today

Vine Ave, Pacific Ave , and McMurray Ave Traffic Calming Survey – online now. – extreme warning

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This blog author is probably one  of few people left in the Junction who remembers the Murray Ave though Vine Ave. to Keele St. Traffic conditions when Vine Ave. had a Shur Gain plant (sat where the west side of the oaekette is now) a metal fab  plant, and a auto parts plant, a glass factory and so on.

The traffic was horrible, crossing the avenue was really difficult. 
A couple of times children where hit by vehicles out side the parkette. 

What has changed, not much, reviewing the traffic  study for the condos in Keele St. at the end of Vine Ave, reveals an increase of traffic which continues.

The no right turn from Keele St. To Vine Ave, was a great contributor to the safety on Vine Ave. and it’s connecting streets. 

Why adding a grocery store to Vine Ave is being done confusing. 

The area had the opportunity to develop a new shopping district in Junction Rd. A district that is already jump started with a coming fitness centre and a highly cross GTA grocery store.
view the survey here

Winter Public Access to Grenadier Pond

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Options for Winter Public Access to Grenadier Pond
Confidential Attachment – The receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege
Committee Recommendations

The Parks and Environment Committee recommends that:

1. City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to implement an Ice Monitoring Program that would provide testing of ice thickness and quality by an ice engineer and surveyor, within a designated area on Grenadier Pond, and necessary signage and a flagging system to inform the public of the risks associated with activities on frozen bodies of water, as outlined in “Option 2 – Ice Monitoring Program” in the report (November 3, 2015) from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the General Manager, Toronto Water.

2. City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to include a new and enhanced funding request for $50,000 in the 2016 Recommended Operating Budget submission for Parks, Forestry and Recreation to fund the implementation of the Ice Monitoring Program.

3. City Council waive its client privilege respecting the confidentiality of Confidential Attachment 1 of the report (October 30, 2015) from the City Solicitor (Item PE8.7a) and direct that Confidential Attachment 1 be made public immediately after City Council has made its decision on this item.
Decision Advice and Other Information
The Parks and Environment Committee recessed its public session and met in closed session to consider confidential information on this item as it relates to the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege.
Origin
(November 3, 2015) Report from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the General Manager, Toronto Water
Summary
The Parks and Environment Committee, at its meeting on September 18, 2015, referred PE5.1 Skating on Grenadier Pond to the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation with the request to consult with the General Manager, Toronto Water and report to the Parks and Environment Committee meeting on a less expensive method of providing public access to the ice at Grenadier Pond which includes the following critical elements:

a. ensuring the ice is of a safe thickness and density;

b. creating new signage and flagging to communicate when the ice is safe for public use; and

c. designating an area for both use and entrance onto the ice which does not impact the environmentally sensitive areas of the pond,

so that the program can be implemented in time for the 2015/2016 winter season.

This report outlines two options which would allow the public to have access to Grenadier Pond for winter activities.
Background Information
(November 3, 2015) Report from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the General Manager, Toronto Water on Options for Winter Public Access to Grenadier Pond
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pe/bgrd/backgroundfile-85531.pdf)
Speakers
Miroslav Glavic

Motions
1 – Motion to Meet in Closed Session moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Carried)
11:23 a.m. – That the Parks and Environment Committee recess its public session to meet in closed session to consider this item as it relates to the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege.

2 – Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Sarah Doucette (Carried)
That Recommendation 1 in the staff report be deleted and replaced with the following:

“1. City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to implement an Ice Monitoring Program that would provide testing of ice thickness and quality by an ice engineer and surveyor, within a designated area on Grenadier Pond, and necessary signage and a flagging system to inform the public of the risks associated with activities on frozen bodies of water, as outlined in “Option 2 – Ice Monitoring Program” in the report (November 3, 2015) from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the General Manager, Toronto Water.

2. City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to include a new and enhanced funding request for $50,000 in the 2016 Recommended Operating Budget submission for Parks, Forestry and Recreation to fund the implementation of the Ice Monitoring Program.”

3 – Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Carried)
That City Council waive its client privilege respecting the confidentiality of Confidential Attachment 1 of the report (October 30, 2015) from the City Solicitor (Item PE8.7a), and direct that Confidential Attachment 1 be made public immediately after City Council has made its decision on this item.

4 – Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Carried)

7a Supplemental Report – Options for Winter Public Access to Grenadier Pond (Legal Risks)
Confidential Attachment – The receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege
Origin
(October 30, 2015) Report from the City Solicitor
Summary
This report provides legal advice with respect to the legal risks of providing public access to the ice on Grenadier Pond. This report should be considered with the report from the General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the General Manager of Toronto Water.
Background Information
(October 30, 2015) Report from the City Solicitor on Supplemental Report – Options for Winter Public Access to Grenadier Pond (Legal Risks)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pe/bgrd/backgroundfile-85474.pdf)
Confidential Attachment 1 – Confidential Information on Options for Winter Public Access to Grenadier Pond (Legal Risks)

CPR Canadian Holiday Train in the Junction Monday, November 30, 2015 8:15pm

 

 

CPR Holiday Train

 
Toronto

​750 Runnymede Road,

in front of Lambton Yard

arrival 8:15 PM        performance 8:30 PM – 9:00 PM

performers Devin Cuddy and Kelly Prescott

 

The wonderful CPR holiday Train is coming, sadly this blog author will not be there, but if you go you will have a great time.

 

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​​​What’s a Holiday Train event like?
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A typical Holiday Train event goes something like this: The train arrives and pulls to a safe stop in front of the crowd. The stage door lowers and the band opens with its first song. After that, a brief presentation takes place with local food bank officials and other dignitaries. Once complete, the band resumes performing a mix of traditional and modern holiday-themed songs.  The whole event lasts about 30 minutes, and once the band plays its farewell show, the boxcar door closes, and the train slips off into the night on its way to the next stop. 

Please make sure that you keep a safe distance away from the train so we can safely continue our journey.

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elsewhere local below, Monday, November 30, 2015

 

​Oshawa 680 Laval Drive – Behind Walmart, off Stevenson Road South​ 4:30 PM 4:45 PM – 5:15 PM Devin Cuddy and Kelly Prescott
​Hamilton ​Western approach to Kinnear Yard, opposite Gage Park 7:45 PM 8:00 PM – 8:40 PM Kira Isabella and Wes Mack

 

Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Sarah Doucette for Holding Utility Companies Accountable to a Higher Standard of Repair Community Council Recommendations

Holding Utility Companies Accountable to a Higher Standard of Repair
Community Council Recommendations

 

Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Sarah Doucette (Carried)
That motion 1 by Councillor Mammoliti be amended so that the following is also addressed in the report:

– a provision that the surface will be returned to the original condition with the same quality of material within 18 months of the work being done.

Etobicoke York Community Council recommends that:

1. City Council refer this Item to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee, with a request that the General Manager, Transportation Services, report to the Committee for consideration with this matter, on the following:
a. an explanation of the current process in place for utility cut operations

b. a proposal to establish a notification process to affected Ward Councillors for 5 and 20 day utility cut permit applications

c. consideration for increased enforcement and inspection of utility cut work during completion

d. regular patrolling of completed work to ensure proper temporary standards

e. procedures to work with individual utility companies/organizations to improve any systematic and consistent problems

f. establishing appropriate fees for full cost recovery of all applicable permits

g. a process for Transportation Services to initiate necessary repairs for completed temporary utility cuts and bill the affected utility company if not compliant with requests

h. a provision that the surface will be returned to the original condition with the same quality of material within 18 months of the work being done

i. the establishment of service levels for these repairs to be completed, within an acceptable number of months. If this timeline cannot be met, appropriate provisions be available to outsource the work in order to reduce further potential damage to City roads. The local Councillor should be kept informed throughout, with respect to the process and any delays in service level accomplishments

j. provisions which identify the utility company, and the relevant contact person

k. a notification process which includes all utility cuts, including those on private property.
Origin
(August 19, 2015) Letter from Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti – Ward 7 – York West
Summary
Over the course of several weeks, my office has seen a growing number of grievances regarding the quality of curb and apron repairs being undertaken by Utility companies. Under TS 4.60.07.03 of the Engineering and Construction Services Division Standard Specifications for Road Works, Utility companies are required to meet a certain standard of quality when applying temporary pavement restoration of mixed asphalt by neatly matching the finished grade of existing pavement. After visiting numerous sites with constituents who have expressed their grievances with the quality of the temporary repair work being done, it is undoubtedly clear that there is negligence with the standard of quality required for temporary curb cut restoration.

Therefore, in an effort to hold Utility companies accountable to a higher standard of repair when conducting curb cut restoration work in the Etobicoke York district, applicants should notify and work with Councillors prior to cutting City infrastructure in their wards.
Background Information
(August 19, 2015) Letter from Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti – Ward 7 – York West – Holding Utility Companies Accountable to a Higher Standard of Repair
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-83685.pdf)
Motions
1 – Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti (Amended)
That Etobicoke York Community Council recommend that:

1. City Council refer this Item to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee, with a request that the General Manager, Transportation Services, report to the Committee for consideration with this matter, on the following:

a. an explanation of the current process in place for utility cut operations

b. a proposal to establish a notification process to affected Ward Councillors for 5 and 20 day utility cut permit applications

c. consideration for increased enforcement and inspection of utility cut work during completion

d. regular patrolling of completed work to ensure proper temporary standards

e. procedures to work with individual utility companies/organizations to improve any systematic and consistent problems

f. establishing appropriate fees for full cost recovery of all applicable permits

g. a process for Transportation Services to initiate necessary repairs for completed temporary utility cuts and bill the affected utility company if not compliant with requests.

Vote (Amend Item)
Oct-06-2015

Result: Carried Majority Required – EY9.25 – Mammoliti – motion 1, as amended
Yes: 11 John Campbell, Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes (Chair), Stephen Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio
No: 0
Absent: 0

2 – Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Sarah Doucette (Carried)
That motion 1 by Councillor Mammoliti be amended so that the following is also addressed in the report:

– a provision that the surface will be returned to the original condition with the same quality of material within 18 months of the work being done.

3 – Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Justin J. Di Ciano (Carried)
That motion 1 by Councillor Mammoliti be amended so that the following is also addressed in the report:

– the establishment of service levels for these repairs to be completed, within an acceptable number of months. If this timeline cannot be met, appropriate provisions be available to outsource the work in order to reduce further potential damage to City roads. The local Councillor should be kept informed throughout, with respect to the process and any delays in service level accomplishments.

Vote (Amend Motion)
Oct-06-2015

Result: Carried Majority Required – EY9.25 – Di Ciano – motion 3
Yes: 8 Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Stephen Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio
No: 3 John Campbell, Sarah Doucette, Mark Grimes (Chair)
Absent: 0

4 – Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Stephen Holyday (Carried)
That motion 1 by Councillor Mammoliti be amended so that the following is also addressed in the report:

– provisions which identify the utility company, and the relevant contact person.

5 – Motion to Amend Motion moved by Deputy Mayor Vincent Crisanti (Carried)
That motion 1 by Councillor Mammoliti be amended so that the following is also addressed in the report:

– a notification process which includes all utility cuts, including those on private property.

6 – Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Approved a reduction in the speed limit on High Park Ave, between Bloor St. W.and Glenlake Ave, to 40km/h.

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A loss to great too bear… West Toronto Junction Historical Society

 

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The Toronto Public Library is asking the  West Toronto Junction Historical Society (WTJH) to “pay approximately $1,900 a month according to Ross.”… Neil Ross in an interview to insidetronto.com. This amount is for a space of 304 square feet shared the district librarian one day a week, the shared part apparently to ensures hat the TPL rule about exclusive use is not violated.

Losing the West Toronto Junction Historical Society is a loss this community and the whole of the Greater Junction Area cannot a tolerance for. The relevance of this organization to a community which ties so much of it’s current identity to it’s past would be such a great loss to the Junction that as a community we would be much less.

Below is snippet of  text from one the TPL web sites about the current building the TPL’s Annette Public Library Branch occupies.

The Toronto Junction Library Board was awarded a Carnegie grant of $20,000 on April 6, 1908. Ellis & Connery, a local architectural firm, designed the library with features of Edwardian Classicism. Clad with orange-red brick and embellished with Ohio sandstone, the library features Corinthian columns, a projecting entrance block with a parapet, and stone quoins, cornice, band courses and keystones. Before the building was completed, the City of West Toronto was annexed to Toronto. The library opened on September 1, 1909 as Western Branch of the Toronto Public Library. The branch was renamed Annette Street in 1962.

Click here toi read the enrite article by Lisa Rainford at insidetoronto.com

City Planning Division recommends demolishing historic High Park Apartments after OMB approves condo

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1990 Bloor Street West and 26 Parkview Gardens – just steps from the main Bloor High Park entrance  

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City Text below, of course the City Planning Office is climbing uphill after the Ontario Municipal Board approved the condo development.

The owner is proposing to replace the 24 residential rental units in a new condominium development. The replacement rental units are proposed to be on the second, third, fourth and fifth floors of the new building. The owner has obtained approval from the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) to construct a new 11-storey condominium building with commercial units at grade and full replacement of the 24 existing rental units within the building.

The Zoning By-law Amendment application for the proposed redevelopment was appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) on September 26, 2012. In December 2013, City Council directed staff to settle the appeals with the applicant. The rezoning to permit the proposed redevelopment was approved in principle by the OMB on February 19, 2014, with the order withheld until certain conditions, including finalizing the form of the by-law and securing the replacement of rental housing in a Section 37 Agreement were met.

This report provides the results of the negotiations on the rental housing matters, an overview of the development approved by the OMB and recommends the approval of a Section 111 permit under Chapter 667 and Chapter 363 of the Municipal Code for the demolition of the 24 existing rental units, subject to conditions. The conditions include the full replacement of the 24 rental units and the provision of tenant relocation assistance for eligible tenants, including the right for all tenants to return to occupy a rental unit in the new building. This report recommends entering into an Agreement under Section 111 to secure these conditions.

from the city file here

 

City Council approve the application to demolish the 24 existing residential rental units located in the residential rental apartment building at 1990 Bloor Street West pursuant to Municipal Code Chapters 667 and 363 subject to the following conditions under Chapter 667 which provide for the replacement of rental housing as outlined in the report from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, titled: ” 1990 Bloor Street West and 26 Parkview Gardens – Residential Rental Demolition Application under Municipal Code Chapter 667 – Final Report “, dated March 17, 2014:

a. the owner shall provide and maintain twenty-four (24) residential rental units on the subject site as rental housing for a period of at least 20 years, comprising five bachelor and nineteen one-bedroom units, as shown on the plans submitted to the City Planning Division dated December 13, 2013 with any revisions to be to the satisfaction of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, and of which at least two one-bedroom units shall have affordable rents and the remainder shall have rents no higher than mid-range rents;

b. the owner shall provide tenant relocation assistance to eligible tenants, including: an extended notice period; financial assistance beyond the minimums of the Residential Tenancies Act; and the right to return to a replacement rental unit for all of the tenants (the “Tenant Relocation and Assistance Plan”), and that the Tenant Relocation and Assistance Plan shall be to the satisfaction of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning;

c. the owner shall enter into and register on title one or more Section 111 Agreement(s) to secure the conditions outlined in (a) and (b) above and as described in the Draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached hereto (Attachment 2) to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning; and

d. the owner shall enter into and register on title, a Section 118 Restriction under the Land Titles Act (to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor) agreeing not to transfer or charge those parts of the lands, comprising the 24 replacement rental units, without the written consent of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning or her designate, to assist with securing the Section 111 Agreement against future owners and encumbrances of the lands until such time as the City Solicitor determines that its registration on title is no longer required to secure the provisions of the Section 111 Agreement.

McMurray Ave parking hours during the day to change?

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From the city documents… Full city document here

SUMMARY

This staff report is about a matter that Community Council has delegated authority from City Council to make a final decision. The purpose of this report is to obtain approval to introduce a “Two Hour Parking, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.” regulation on McMurray Avenue.

This amendment will provide
parking turn over. This recommendation has been discussed with the area Councillor.

RECOMMENDATIONS

Transportation Services recommends that Etobicoke York Community Council
approve: 1. Enacting a “Two Hour Parking from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.” regulation on the west side of McMurray Avenue, between Vine Avenue and the north limit of
McMurray Avenue. 2. Enacting a “Two Hour Parking from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.” regulation on the east side of McMurray Avenue, between Dundas Street West and the north limit of
McMurray Avenue.

ISSUE BACKGROUND Transportation Services staff received a petition from McMurray Avenue residents requesting implementing a “Two Hour Parking from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.” regulation
on McMurray Avenue.

A map of the area is Attachment 1. COMMENTS McMurray Avenue is a two-way local road located west of Keele Street and runs between
Dundas Street West and two blocks north thereof.

The roadway has a maximum speed  limit of 50 km/h and a road width of 9.1 metres. Parking is prohibited on the west side of McMurray Avenue between Dundas Street West  and Vine Avenue. Permit parking is in effect from 12:01 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. on the west  side of McMurray Avenue, between Vine Avenue and the north limit of McMurray Avenue and on the east side of McMurray Avenue, between Dundas Street West and the north limit of McMurray Avenue.

Parking is otherwise allowed for a maximum period of three hours. The proposed parking regulations McMurray Avenue will provide parking turn over.