Councillor Josh Matlow

planning

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 [...]

1 07, 2017

Council Approves Start of Updated Plan for Yonge and St. Clair

2018-07-06T18:38:30+00:00Tags: , |

As many local residents know, there is increasing development pressure in the Yonge and St. Clair area. Many of the current development proposals do not conform to the existing policies of the Secondary Plan. That's why I moved a motion to update and strengthen the policies of the local Secondary Plan. The motion also directs City Planning [...]

1 07, 2017

Yonge-Eglinton Planning Review Moving Forward

2018-07-06T18:36:29+00:00Tags: , , |

Building on the success of Midtown in Focus, the new public space Master Plan for Midtown, I've  supported our City Planning Division to lead an inter-divisional review of growth, built form and infrastructure issues in the Yonge-Eglinton area. This study will inform the development of up-to-date policy that will guide growth in the area and, in combination with [...]

1 05, 2017

NoToBrownlow.com Website is Now Online

2018-07-06T17:52:27+00:00Tags: , , |

The South Eglinton Ratepayers' and Residents' Association (SERRA) has asked that I share the following message with you regarding this inappropriate development proposal: Have you been following the NoToBrownlow campaign? SERRA has formed a Party to fight this development at the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB). Here are some of the key points: The north side of Soudan and [...]

24 02, 2017

The Toronto Star Feature Series on the OMB and our Yonge-Eglinton Area

2018-07-06T16:50:17+00:00Tags: , , |

The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is an unaccountable, unelected and anti-democratic provincially-appointed body that has the final say over our city's planning decisions. The influence that the OMB has had on the Yonge-Eglinton area were featured in a well-written, informative series in the Toronto Star this past weekend. As many of you know, I have been a [...]

23 02, 2017

City Staff to Defend Community at OMB Against Yonge & St. Clair Development

2018-07-06T16:59:38+00:00Tags: , , |

At Toronto and East York Community Council this week, my colleagues supported my motion to ensure the neighbourhood will be represented by City Planning and City Legal to oppose the inappropriate development proposal at 1417-1431 Yonge Street, just south of St. Clair. This file has had a long history and several iterations. On November 24, 2015, the [...]

3 02, 2017

Midtown in Focus Study Continues

2018-07-06T16:42:29+00:00Tags: , |

As part of our Midtown in Focus study, the City of Toronto is developing an area-wide vision for parks and public spaces in the Yonge-Davisville area. As a follow up to a successful workshop in the fall, myself and City Planning Staff are reconvening for another public meeting at 7pm on Wednesday, February 22nd at Northern District [...]

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