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Public Notice

Yonge Street / Highway 7 Regional Centre Water and Wastewater Servicing Environmental Assessment



Town of Richmond Hill and City of Markham

The Regional Municipality of York (York Region) identified the potential need for new water and wastewater projects to accommodate approved growth in an area along the boundary between the Town of Richmond Hill and the City of Markham as shown below.

York Region has initiated a Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) study for this project in accordance with Schedule ‘B’ of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (October 2000, as amended in 2011). The purpose of this Class EA study is to focus on the water and wastewater servicing requirements for this Regional Centre, also known as the Richmond Hill/Langstaff Gateway Urban Growth Centre, up to 2051.

The study area, service area and preliminary recommended sanitary sewer alignment for this Class EA are shown on the map below:

Yonge Street / Highway 7 Regional Centre Water and Wastewater Servicing

Consultation with and input from the public and government review agencies is a vital component of the Class EA process. Members of the public and review agencies are invited to provide comment for incorporation into the overall planning and preliminary design of the project.

As part of the Class EA process, York Region will be hosting a Public Consultation Centre on the project to involve residents and stakeholders on issues related to this Class EA. The Public Consultation Centre will present the problem/opportunity, evaluation of alternatives, preliminary recommended solution, summary of the process the Region has followed and next steps. All those with an interest in the project are invited to attend.

The Public Consultation Centre will be held:
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Presentation: 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Thornhill Community Centre-North Hall
7755 Bayview Ave, Thornhill, ON

If you require accommodation to fully participate in this meeting, please contact York Region at 905-830-4444 ext. 75055 to advise of any specific requirements.

Opportunity to provide written comments will be provided at the Public Consultation Centre. Written comments for further consideration and for incorporation into the project record are also invited from interested parties not attending the Public Consultation Centre. Please forward your questions and comments to:

Keng Wong, P. Eng., PMP
Project Manager
The Regional Municipality of York
Capital Planning & Delivery Branch
Environmental Services Department
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 6Z1
Phone: 905-830-4444 ext. 75055
Fax: 905-830-6927
Email: keng.wong@york.ca

Thank you for your participation in this study.

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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