Category Archives: Other Announcements

Announcements not related to SPRA and City events, other information.

Information about drilling work to start at The German Mills Meadow and Natural Habitat

                      ­­­­­­      Settlers Park Residents Association     The German Mills Meadow and Natural Habitat Background The Sabiston Landfill has been closed since about 1975. About…

Dog-strangling vine (Cynanchum louiseae) in the German Mills Settlers’ Park and Meadow – a real threat to our flora!

Also known as swallowwort, dog-strangling vine is a herbaceous perennial vine that can grow from one to two metres in height by twining and climbing onto trees. As the vine climbs, it essentially strangles its…

NOTICE OF PROJECT COMMENCEMENT GERMAN MILLS SETTLERS PARK EROSION RESTORATION – PHASE 1

Download PDF file of NOTICE OF PROJECT COMMENCEMENT Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) in partnership with The City of Markham and The Regional Municipality of York, is preparing to implement large-scale erosion restoration works within…

German Mills Meadow and Natural Habitat Liaison Group Update: Fixing the underground pipe works planned for Week of April 22

This is just an update of maintenance work scheduled for the next week from the City of Markham. You can address your questions to me and we will request more info if necessary through the…

Government of Canada Invests in a Community Environmental Project in Ontario

News Release Government of Canada Invests in a Community Environmental Project in Ontario TORONTO, Ont. – April 15, 2013 – John Carmichael, Member of Parliament for Don Valley-West, on behalf of Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable…

Be prepared: Red-light cameras are coming to York region in summer 2013

York region Council has approved a pilot program of installing red-light cameras on selected intersections throughout the region. This four-year program with estimated cost of $3.7 million will finance installation of red-light cameras in 20…