Councillor Josh Matlow

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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 [...]

12 01, 2018

Public Meeting for Revised 18 Brownlow Development Application

2018-07-06T19:50:46+00:00Tags: , |

  City Planning will be hosting a public consultation meeting on the revised application for 18 Brownlow.   The original development application submitted in November 2015 proposed two residential towers of 25 and 20 storeys linked by a 4-storey base building. A community consultation meeting for the proposal was held in May 2016. In June [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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