Tag: City Council

Council votes to simplify traffic-calming … in a roundabout way

By Ben Spurr, Tranportation Reporter, Toronto Star Thurs., May 24, 2018 In a controversial last-minute decision at the end of a three-day council meeting on Thursday, councillors voted to streamline the process for installing traffic calming measures on local streets. Under a motion put forward by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Ward 30 Toronto-Danforth), community councils will now… Read more »

Toronto council backs 50 per cent property tax reduction for culture hubs

By Samantha Beattie, Staff Reporter Mon., Feb 12, 2018 City council has voted to reduce property taxes by 50 per cent for some culture hubs and creative spaces. With these spaces facing significant increases in property assessments in recent years, much like businesses on Yonge St, Councillor Joe Cressy (Trinity-Spadina) led the effort to establish a… Read more »

Councillors ask city to approve review of shelter services

By EMILY MATHIEUAffordable Housing Reporter Wed., Jan. 17, 2018 The motion asks council to approve a review of the potential creation of at least 1,000 new shelter beds, as well as examine existing shelter and winter respite services, including how those services are funded by the city. In the midst of a housing and homelessness… Read more »

Presentations to Budget Committee on S.H. Armstrong Pool Funding

Thank you to Angie Law and Mark Richardson for their presentations to the Budget Committee. Reinstate Funding for S.H. Armstrong Pool Programming Presentation to Toronto Budget Committee – January 10, 2018 By Angie Law, Parent   Maintaining Local Walkable Recreation Facilities in Growing Neighbourhoods Presentation to Toronto Budget Committee – January 10, 2018 By Mark… Read more »