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319, 325 and 327 Richmond Road, 381 Churchill Avenue North, and 380 Winona Avenue - Zoning By-law Amendment & Site Plan Control - application update

For those following the progress of this development, there are new ew material is available on Devapps.

The applicant, in response to comments received to date, has submitted revised plans and made significant changes to the design of the building. The applicant described the project updates and statistics as follows:


Vaccination progress and plan briefing - January 26

Councillors this morning received this morning a briefing on vaccination progress. Click the .pdfs below to view those documents.


Parks and Recreation Facilities Master Plan Consultation

This week, Councillors and the media were sent the following notice about upcoming parks and rec master plan consultations. The survey here will be open until February 5.


Community equity and safety consultations

Last June at the height of resident calls to address police funding, I wrote a post looking at how a re-allocation of that into measures that build a more equitable city, and thus safer city for everyone, might be accomplished.

Planning for Priorities: City Planning and Infrastructure Impacts: February 9, 2021

Over the last six years, I've frequently been asked questions related to how the city is planned and the infrastructure we need paid for. Cycling advocates in particular wonder how and when funding decisions get made, and according to what priorities.


LRT Stage 2 Slurry Plant Operations Public Webinar, January 28, 7pm

With Stage 2 LRT construction well underway across Kitchissippi Ward and the city, some residents in the neighbourhoods along Richmond Road have raised concerns about the slurry plant, to be located sandwiched between 655 Richmond Road and the SJAM Parkway. Our office and the LRT Stakeholder Relations Team have been fielding many questions related to the operations of the plant, with concerns about issues like noise, vibrations, exhaust and traffic.


Winter operations update

Happy to get the following from our winter operations folks this morning as the snow keeps falling...

We’re waking up to a beautiful winter day.  Overnight we saw between 7 - 10 cm of snow in the City.  We anticipate another 5 - 10 cm of heavy snow will fall today before tapering off to light flurries this afternoon.


Recent Provincial covid orders and City services

Good evening, Kitchissippi.

I've sent out an email this evening to residents referencing the Provincial and City documents providing some clarity to the new Covid restrictions announced by Queen's Park. Click either of the .pdfs below to see those.


Ev Tremblay petition

In the past few days, a petition has begun circulating in the Civic Hospital/Little Italy neighbourhood asserting that there was an unconsulted change in the permitted height of the parcel at the southwest corner of Beech/Champagne.


Winter maintenance quality standards consultation

I've received the following note from the City with an invitation to participate in consultations on the winter maintenance quality standards.