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Notice of Completion - Ballantrae-Musselman Lake Long-Term Water Supply



Environmental Assessment Study, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville

The Regional Municipality of York has completed a Schedule B Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) study to establish the preferred solution to provide long-term water supply and storage for the Ballantrae-Musselman Lake area in the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville.

Ballantrae EA map study area

As a result of the study, York Region has identified the preferred solution to increase the water taking from 4,580 m3/day to 5,420 m3/day by using the existing wells.

This Notice places the Project File on public record for review and comment for 30 calendar days from January 21, 2019 through to February 20, 2019. The Project File is available for public review on york.ca/ea, and a copy is available at the following locations during regular business hours:

The Regional Municipality of York
Clerk’s Department
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket, ON
L3Y 6Z1

Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville
Clerk’s Office

111 Sandiford Drive
Stouffville, ON
L4A 0Z8

(Appendices available upon request.)

A previous Notice of Completion for this study was issued on October 5, 2017. Following technical comments provided by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, the previous Notice of Completion was withdrawn and the Project File was amended. The current recommendations have not changed, but some additional monitoring and mitigation measures are proposed.

We invite you to review the Project File and direct written comments to:

Jessica Garner, P.Eng., Senior Project Manager
Environmental Services
The Regional Municipality of York
17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1

1-877-464-9675 ext. 75195
BallantraeWater@york.ca

Fax 905-830-6927

An accessible version of the material is available upon request. This notice was issued on January 17, 2019.

If concerns cannot be resolved through discussions with York Region, a person may request the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks to issue an order for the project to comply with Part II of the Environmental Assessment Act. A Part II Order Request must be received by the Minister at the address below no later than February 20, 2019.

Honourable Rod Phillips
Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
77 Wellesley Street West
11th Floor, Ferguson Block
Toronto, ON M7A 2T5

A copy of any Part II Order Request must also be sent to:

The Regional Municipality of York

Clerk’s Department

17250 Yonge Street

Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1

 

Kathleen O’Neill

Director, Environmental Approvals Branch

Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks

135 St. Clair Avenue West, 1st Floor

Toronto, ON M4V 1P5

Personal information submitted (e.g., name, address and phone number) is collected, maintained and disclosed under the authority of the Environmental Assessment Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for transparency and consultation purposes. Personal information you submit will become part of a public record that is available to the general public, unless you request that your personal information remain confidential.


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