Councillor Josh Matlow

Strategic Plans and Reports

1 02, 2019

Midtown in Focus Update

2019-02-08T21:07:01+00:00

Midtown in Focus Update To support the quality of life in our Yonge-Eglinton community, I helped initiate the Midtown in Focus review in 2015. After three years of intensive study by our dedicated City Planning Staff, we received a report that told us what we already know: social services and hard infrastructure have not kept [...]

1 02, 2019

St. Clair & Bathurst Planning Study – Getting Ahead of Development

2019-02-08T20:38:52+00:00

St. Clair & Bathurst Planning Study – Getting Ahead of Development As many local residents know, there is increasing development pressure in the St. Clair and Bathurst area. That is why I am pleased that City Council unanimously supported my motion (link here) to initiate a holistic planning study for this neighbourhood. For the first time, [...]

29 06, 2018

A Focus on Our Midtown Community’s Quality of Life: It’s Time for a Pause on Condo Development 

2018-07-06T21:06:48+00:00Tags: , , |

Midtown in Focus, City Planning's detailed vision for the future of Midtown will be presented at Planning and Growth Management Committee on Thursday, July 5th. Please see my letter to the Committee requesting that the Provincial Government authorize the City to put a pause on all condo development until the much needed hard infrastructure and [...]

6 04, 2018

Fighting Back Against Overdevelopment and Advocating For Social Services and Infrastructure- Have Your Say On the Times Group Proposal for 1951 Yonge Street

2018-07-06T20:25:16+00:00Tags: , , |

Last year, an application was submitted for two towers (34 and 25 storeys) at the northeast corner of Yonge and Davisville. In their report, City Planning Staff agree with me and the local community that the proposal from the Times Group is completely inappropriate, as it's a significant overdevelopment of the site. As it is currently proposed, the two [...]

13 12, 2017

Midtown in Focus: Draft Review of Yonge-Eglinton Secondary Plan Approved at Council

2018-07-06T19:39:13+00:00

In 2015, I helped initiate the Midtown in Focus review of growth, built form, social services and infrastructure issues in the Yonge-Eglinton area. I believe this work should've been done two decades ago, before the condo boom. After two years of intensive study by our dedicated City Planning Staff, we now will have an up-to-date [...]

16 11, 2017

Midtown in Focus: Draft Review of Yonge-Eglinton Secondary Plan Released

2018-07-06T19:33:05+00:00Tags: , , |

In 2015, I worked with my fellow Midtown Councillors to initiate the Midtown in Focus review of growth, built form, and infrastructure issues in the Yonge-Eglinton area. After two years of intensive study by our dedicated City Planning Staff, we now have an up-to-date policy that will guide growth in the area and, in combination [...]

6 10, 2017

Forest Hill Village Streetscape Masterplan Public Workshop Consultation

2018-07-06T18:53:09+00:00Tags: , , , |

  When: Monday October 30th from 6:00 to 8:30pm Where: Grace Church on-the-Hill - Gymnasium, 300 Lonsdale Rd. Forest Hill Village community members are invited to join me and my colleague Councillor Mihevc, members of the Forest Hill Village BIA, and representatives from PLANT Architect Inc. at a Public Consultation Workshop for the Streetscape Master [...]

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