Tag Archives: Markham environmental leader

Great community success: Markham Council unanimously supported our Greenspace and killed the aerobic project

Congratulations! On June 26, Markham Council voted Councillor Shore’s motion to stop bioreactor project. The outcome of the vote for the motion was UNBELIEVABLE – ALL 12 councillors in favour of Councillor Shore’s motion to kill the project  with…

Markham park preservation plan up for debate

yourkregion.com posted an article on June 25, 2012 “Residents and supporters of Thornhill greenspace, eyed by the town for an aerobic technology pilot test, organized a last-minute march through the meadowland and neighbouring streets yesterday…

COMMUNITY RALLY TO STOP THE AEROBIC BIOREACTOR gathered residents on Sunday, June 24 at the German Mills Settlers Park

Residents demand from the Town to show true environmental leadership   Residents from Cottonwood Crt, Pine Knoll Gate, Dawn Hill Trail and many other streets around German Mills Settlers Park as well as representatives of neigbouring communiteis including German Mills Residents…

Residents of Thornhill write to Markham Council in support of German Mills Meadow & Natural Habitat to be included into Markham Park System and to say final NO to aerobic bioreactor in the greenspace near residential houses

We encourage you to write your own personal letter to all Councillors to support our greenspace. Please send your emails to these addresses: hshore@markham.ca; clerks@markham.ca; fscarpitti@markham.ca; jheath@markham.ca; vburke@markham.ca; joeli@markham.ca; achiu@markham.ca; alan.ho@markham.ca; info@germanmills.org; jjones@markham.ca; glandon@markham.ca; dhamilton@markham.ca; cmoretti@markham.ca;…

Most of the German Mills Park meadow was mowed down on June 8. How are the threatened species of birds feeling about it?

The Town of Markham mowed the huge portion of the field south of the Cottonwood homes on June 8 as well as a large swath around the upper trail.  Along with the grass, even small saplings of young trees were…

Media sources and information on Markham Town Aerobic Bioreactor Proposal and community reaction to proposed environmental debacle

1. What People Say About Aerobic Proposal  2. What Media and other sources say about Aerobic Proposal Markham park preservation plan up for debate  – June 25, 2012 Support for Settlers’ Park Motion – June 24, 2012…

Markham residents alarmed over proposed Sabiston landfill project

An article posted by NICHOLAS MIZERA at http://www.postcity.com A project being considered by the Town of Markham on the former Sabiston landfill site has local residents concerned for the future of the adjacent German Mills Settlers Park.…

Thornhill residents voice frustrations at green space meeting and expect Markham Council to demonstrate true environmental leadership

yorkregion.com has posted an artilcle about the fist public meeting of Settlers Park Residents Association (SPRA) on May 30, 2012 “Residents voice frustrations at green space meeting” by Kim Zarzour May 31, 2012 – 3:09 PM…

Markham project worries landfill’s neighbours – Thornhill Liberal

Kim Zarzour wrote in Thornhill Liberlal on May 24, 2012 A battle is brewing in the back yards of some Markham residents and both sides say they are on the side of the environment. The Town of…

Periodic Table of Chemical Elements Redefined

Attendees of the public meeting “The Applicability of Using Aerobic Technology for the Former Sabiston Landfill Site” held by Town of Markham on March 19, 2012 were quite puzzled to learn that methane was declared…

People concerned about the German Mills Settlers Park, its wildlife, health and safety of park visitors and residents around the Park

We keep publishing comments from the people who are concerned about the Park, wildlife, health and safety of park visitors and residents around the Park. Comments are taken from the petition “Stop Bioreactor Project Save German…

Commentary on Methane Production at Former Sabiston Landfill

Commentary on Methane Production The following is my summary of the methane readings provided to me by Councillor Howard Shore. Readings from March 18, 2010 to December 2, 2011 Western header (7 probes)               Average reading…

German Mills Residents Association (GMRA) published information about Save German Mills Settlers Park! initiative

A group of concerned local residents has come together in opposition to the proposed aerobic test site within German Mills Settlers Park (the former Sabiston Landfill). The group has invited members of the German Mills…

The Applicability of Using Aerobic Technology for the Former Sabiston Landfill Site Public Information Meeting – FACILITATOR’S SUMMARY – March 19, 2012

The Applicability of Using Aerobic Technology for the Former Sabiston Landfill Site Public Information Meeting FACILITATOR’S SUMMARY March 19, 2012 7:30pm to 9:30pm Council Chamber, Markham Civic Centre   Contents 3 Welcoming Comments by Mayor Frank Scarpitti and…