Responsible Development

• FoNTRA recommends that development application fees be at a level that provide for full-cost recovery and that a minimum standard, such as the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standard, be implemented for all new development in Toronto. The City of Toronto needs to actively support these changes that again require action by […]

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January 22, 2014 Ms. Marilyn Toft, Council Secretariat – mtoft@toronto.ca 12th floor, West Tower, City Hall 100 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 Re: City Council Meeting January 29,30, 2014: 2014 Budget – FoNTRA Support for City Planning Division Service Levels and Budget Dear Mayor Ford, Deputy Mayor Kelly, and City Councillors: We are […]

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Re: Planning Reform and Council’s Request to Remove Toronto From the Jurisdiction of the OMB Dear Minister Jeffrey, On behalf of the Federation of North Toronto Residents’ Associations (FoNTRA), we wish to provide you with our key recommendations with respect to provincial planning reform. These recommendations were included in a February 29, 2012 letter to […]

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July 14 2013 Marilyn Toft 12th floor, West Tower, City Hall 100 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 RE: City Council Meeting 37, July 16,17: EY 25.15 Final Report – Mimico-by-the-Lake Secondary Plan Dear Mayor and Councillors: This is to express the concern of the Federation of North Toronto Residents’ Associations (FoNTRA) regarding the […]

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DEVELOPMENT UPDATE The appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board by Verdiroc Developments (a Greenwin company) seeking approval to build an 8 storey rental building (plus a 5 metre rooftop mechanical penthouse) on the south side of Keewatin Avenue directly across the street from the low rise neighbourhood, commenced January 14th, 2013. The hearing was conducted […]

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November 20, 2012 Re: November 27, 2012 City Council Meeting – Agenda Item NY 20.35 100 Ranleigh Avenue – Zoning By-law Amendment Application Dear Mayor and Councillors, The Federation of North Toronto Residents’ Associations (FoNTRA) is asking all members of Council to seriously consider rejecting the above Agenda Item NY20.35 when it comes before Council […]

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Mayor and Members of Toronto City Council Attention: City Clerk Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto Ontario M5H 2N2 City Council Meeting No.28 – 27 November 2012 – Agenda Item NY20.35 Zoning By-law Amendment Application: 100 Ranleigh Avenue – Bedford Park United Church Dear Mayor and Councillors: The North York Community Council recommends […]

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