Insurance 101 + Significan​t area Planning and Developmen​t Info for Seaton Village

Important Planning and Development in and around Seaton Village

1. Dupont St Study:

Notices were sent out from Municipal Planning Department concerning an upcoming consultation on Dupont St. from Ossington Ave, east to Kendal Ave
Following a Visioning Study conducted by Ryerson University in partnership with Councillors Vaughan and Laytons’ offices and local area Residents’ Associations (including the SVRA), the study aims to further gather information and recommendations for the streetscape (not land use, as it is considered stable residential) on the north side of Dupont between Kendal and Avenue, and on the south side of Dupont.
The SVRA, Annex Residents’ Association and the Tarragon Village RA have expressed concern that this study is

  1. Isolated to studying the north side only,
  2. Needs to continue and include Dupont further east to Ave Rd and
  3. Must include a traffic study.

The initial “kick off” meeting tonight is to get feedback from residents so that the terms of reference for the Study can be finalized
When: TONIGHT, Monday February 10th
Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Place: Sacre Coeur School Gym, 98 Essex St.
To view the  invitation: Dupont Study notice 1

2. Central Tech “Championship” Field Development

Ongoing discussion involving the developments to Central Tech’s playing field continue at the Committee of Adjustment February 19th, 2014
Both the Harbord Village Resident’s Association and the Palmerston Area Residents’ Associations contest aspects of the development and for a variety of reasons
Please view: http://www.harbordvillage.com/ and cts field CofA

While the field “improvements” and installation of the Dome are set to proceed as of September 1st, 2014, deferred was a decision on Community Use.
The matter returns to the Committee of Adjustment January 19th, 2014
File Number: A0767/13TEY
Item # 32
It is scheduled to be heard (at 4:30 pm or shortly thereafter.
Committee Room 2- City Hall – 100 Queen St west.
To make your views known regarding Community Use: Attend the public hearing and or send a letter by Mail or Fax re before Friday February 14th, 2014 to
Anita MacLeod
Manager and Deputy Secretary
Treasurer
Toronto and East York Panel
Committee of Adjustment
100 Queen St West, 1st Floor W
Toronto, ON M5H @N@
Tel: 416-392 -7565
Fax:416-392-0580

**** Here is the CofA agenda for February 19 2014 (A) PM Agenda List  – includes CTS field and 667 Manning . Also of significance is the file # 31A, B and C – 113 Walmer Rd (B0099/13TEY and 31 BandC A0937/13TEY). A beautiful grand Annex home whose current owners seek to demolish and convert into 2 “modern” townhomes.
Very very sad…..

3. Community meeting to review findings of the Bathurst St Study: Monday, March 3rd

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: To Be Announced

4. 1000-2 + 1004 Bathurst St. AND 667 Manning Ave

1004 Bathurst has been sold; however, it it not known if it has been purchased by the developer responsible for 1000-2 Bathurst St. That development is slated to begin in the Spring. Please see this website for plans for this site, approved at the OMB in August 2013

667Manning_plans – the Developer for 1000-2 Bathurst St has applied to redevelop 667 Manning Ave. It is a massive proposal that seeks to construct a 4 story apartment building in the existing backyard of the property. The total height for this building is 12.65 meters. Hearing date for this file is also February 19th (as mentioned above)

5. RIOCAN and 410 Bathurst St

March 24th – the pre-hearing date for RioCan’s application at the OMB  – Very few details are posted on the OMB website: http://www.omb.gov.on.ca/ecs/CaseDetail.aspx?n=PL130935

The working group hoping to oppose RioCan’s application is meeting Wednesday (February 12th) and updates will be forwarded. To get involved, please contact Councillor Layton or Vaughan or Friends of Kensington Market: http://www.friendsofkensingtonmarket.com/

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