Two Ward 10 parks receive Canada 150 grant funding
Together with federal MP Brad Butt (Mississauga-Streetsville), I am pleased to announce that two parks received funding from the Governement of Canada for equipment upgrades: Johnny Bower Park and Cordingley Park. These upgrades were in the City's budget for future years but can happen much sooner with this additional infrastructure funding from the federal government.
New playground equipment at Forest Park
The playground at Forest Park has re-opened following the upgrade of equipment at the park. I am holding a special gathering at the park on Saturday, September 12, from noon to 2 p.m. to celebrate the upgrades to this much-loved park in our community.
Pool at Park 459 Back on the Table
At the July 8 special meeting of Council, I put forward a motion to include an indoor pool in the design and construction of phase 1 of the community centre at Park 459. It received the unanimous support of my Council colleagues, subject to budget approval. Find out more.
Cell Tower Removed
I am pleased to report that the Wind Mobile Telecommunications Tower that was placed without public consultation at Erin Centre Boulevard and Ninth Line has been removed. Many thanks to the residents who showed great patience and persistence, to MP Bob Dechert's office, and to the private landowner who negotiated the lease for the tower to be moved temporarily to a new location. I will advise the community when Wind submits its application for a more suitable, permanent location in the area.
Stormwater Charge Coming in 2016
Find out more about the new stormwater charge that is aimed at minimizing risk to you, your property and the environment.
Region Rolls Out New Cart-based Bi-weekly Waste Collection
The Region of Peel will be launching a new bi-weekly garbage and recycling collection program at the begining of 2016. To get ready, residents are urged to visit the Region's dedicated webpage on this program to find out more about it. The deadline to confirm your cart size has now passed. If you missed the deadline, you will receive the default size carts for your dwelling when distribution begins in the fall.
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