Apply to join Vaughan’s Accessibility Advisory Committee
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Apply to join Vaughan’s Accessibility Advisory Committee

The City of Vaughan issued the following invitation, and the Springfarm Ratepayers Association is forwarding it to our members with encouragement to get involved with the governance of our city. This is a City of Vaughan committee and not associated with the Springfarm Ratepayers Association. Do you want to help foster inclusivity in the city?…

The Opportunity You’ve Been Looking For: SFRA Volunteer Opportunities – Summer 2021
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The Opportunity You’ve Been Looking For: SFRA Volunteer Opportunities – Summer 2021

The SpringFarm Ratepayers Association (www.springfarmra.ca) is continuing to expand its level of service to the community (in Ward 5, between Steeles Ave. and Centre Street, and Bathurst to Yonge Street). We are looking for new, community-minded volunteers to assist our efforts for the following projects: City Hall Monitor (2-3 people) Local politics groupies, take note!…

SFRA President’s Bulletin #4 – May 7, 2021
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SFRA President’s Bulletin #4 – May 7, 2021

Welcome to May! The snow is gone (we hope), the temperatures are getting warmer, more vaccines are rolling out, and some pieces of the Yonge-Steeles redevelopment jigsaw puzzle are beginning to fall into place. Here are this past month’s updates, mostly related to Transportation: Yonge North Subway Extension (YNSE) Clark Subway Station Thornhill Community Coalition…

New Thornhill Community Coalition Unites York Residents in Addressing Development Challenges
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New Thornhill Community Coalition Unites York Residents in Addressing Development Challenges

SFRA has joined a newly-formed coalition of ratepayers’ and residents’ associations in Markham and Vaughan to work together with our neighbouring communities and local representatives in addressing the many development challenges and opportunities we currently face. In light of the continued development of Metrolinx’s Yonge North Subway Extension review of neighbourhood subway stations, the Coalition…

SFRA Challenges 72 Steeles Ave West/7040 Yonge Street Proposal at Council
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SFRA Challenges 72 Steeles Ave West/7040 Yonge Street Proposal at Council

This past Tuesday night, the Springfarm Ratepayers Association (SFRA) and local residents made three deputations to Vaughan Council’s Committee of the Whole on Humbold Properties’ proposal to redevelop the Moore’s/Montessori School building and the Galleria Supermarket at 72 Steeles Ave West and 7040 Yonge Street into 4 residential condominium towers of 38, 44, 56, and…

SFRA Challenges 7080 Yonge Street proposal at Council’s Public Meeting
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SFRA Challenges 7080 Yonge Street proposal at Council’s Public Meeting

January 20, 2021 Last night, the Springfarm Ratepayers Association (SFRA) made three deputations to Vaughan Council’s Committee of the Whole on the proposal by Chestnut Hill Developments to redevelop the Acura dealership’s overflow parking lot into 2 residential condominium towers of 20 and 40 storeys at 7080 Yonge Street, beyond the 30 storeys allowed by…

SFRA Bulletin #2: Coyotes, Condos, and Chanukah, (oh my!)
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SFRA Bulletin #2: Coyotes, Condos, and Chanukah, (oh my!)

December 11, 2020 A few items to update you on this week – not all are development related. ** BUT FIRST ** Make sure you Like us on Facebook – Hit that Thumbs Up! Sign up for our Email Updates! Also, visit Nextdoor.ca for hyper-local news and connections in the Crestwood-Springfarm-Yorkhill neighborhood. Coyotes: For those…