Estonian House – 954-958 Broadview Ave and 72 Chester Hill Road Development

Virtual Information Session

Date: Thursday, February 18th, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
This meeting is taking place on Zoom. Please register in advance online: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8oeiXY5jTwCtAgH7NhmlrQ

As you may be aware, there have been ongoing discussions about the future of the Estonian House on Broadview Ave. A Preliminary Report on a new development application from Diamond Kilmer will be on the February 24th meeting agenda for the Toronto and East York Community Council (TEYCC). The new proposal is for a 16 storey building containing 223 residential units, 91 underground vehicular parking spaces and 229 bicycle parking spaces.

I thought it would be helpful to host a virtual Information Session for the community in advance of the TEYCC meeting. City Planning and Diamond Kilmer will both make presentations and there will be ample opportunity for you to ask questions and provide feedback. This session will take place on Zoom, so please register in advance.

Documentation related to this application is available on the City Planning Web Portal – click on the application beginning with 2019, and then scroll to “Supporting Documentation.” The Diamond Kilmer information is listed as November 2020.

The Preliminary Report will become public no later than February 17th and will be listed under “954-958 Broadview Avenue and 72 Chester Hill Road – Official Plan Amendment and Zoning Amendment Applications – Preliminary Report” on the TEYCC website. Once the agenda is posted publicly, you can register to speak at the February 24th TEYCC meeting by sending an email to the Committee Clerk at teycc@toronto.ca. Please be sure you specify the Agenda Item # in your email.

You can learn more about speaking at a committee (also called making a “deputation”) and how to submit comments online here:
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/tmmis/have-your-say.htm

If you have any issues accessing this information or if you are unable to register online for the Information Session, please get in touch with me by email at councillor_fletcher@toronto.ca or by phone at 416-392-4060.

I recently met for a second time with representatives of the Helliwell, Playter and Chester Hill Thorncliffe Cambridge Residents’ Associations and assured them I will have a broad consultation process to provide opportunities for everyone to voice their opinions and provide feedback on this proposal. Following this Information Session, another community meeting will take place in late March/early April – I will send out another notice at that time.

George Pantazis (george.pantazis@toronto.ca) has been the City Planner on this file, however it is being transferred to Senior Planner Seanna Kerr (seanna.kerr@toronto.ca). They will both attend the February 18th Information Session.

Please reach out to them directly to make sure you are on the City’s list of interested parties in order to receive all future notices directly from City Planning. You are always welcome to contact me at councillor_fletcher@toronto.ca.

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