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…

SFRA President’s Yonge-Steeles Wrap Up – Week of November 30th- December 4th
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SFRA President’s Yonge-Steeles Wrap Up – Week of November 30th- December 4th

Bulletin #1 – December 4, 2020 What an unprecedented week of news for the Yonge-Steeles area this was! On Monday, we received word that the long-awaited Vaughan-Yonge Centre Working Group, working with the developers, politicians, residents, and planners, would start early in January. Our reps met on Tuesday evening to plan strategy and research. On…

Response to False Information
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Response to False Information

Dear Friends and Neighbours, Earlier this week the SpringFarm Ratepayers Association learned a bizarre flyer targeting both the SFRA and Ward 5 Councillor Alan Shefman with a series of false, libelous and unproven allegations was distributed to residents of the Crestwood and Pinewood community. Unsurprisingly, this malicious leaflet was unsigned. While we don’t know the…

New Vaughan-Yonge Working Group: A W5 Update from Alan Shefmam
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New Vaughan-Yonge Working Group: A W5 Update from Alan Shefmam

Hi Everyone, At yesterday`s Vaughan City Council Meeting, I brought forward a Member`s Resolution for consideration on establishing a Working Group on the Vaughan Yonge Centre, including the parts of the Yonge Steeles Corridor Secondary Plan between Hilda and Steeles to Yonge and Yonge Street from Steeles to the rail bridge. The purpose of this…

Yonge-Steeles Redevelopments
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Yonge-Steeles Redevelopments

Dear Ratepayers, The SpringFarm Ratepayers Association would like to send a big Shout Out to the more than 300 residents who wrote emails and/or spoke at last night’s meeting at Vaughan City Hall regarding the proposed Mizrahi and Salz developments for Yonge and Steeles. These important deputations included a series of professional, articulate, thoughtful, fact-based…