Markland Wood | Community Established in 1960

President's Update

Georgina Balascas

Greetings to Markland Wood!

I can’t believe it is the holiday season already and a new decade is fast approaching! I wonder what the next 10 years will bring for our community? I hope they will be good ones for everyone.

In the meantime, we have to get through this holiday season and as the song says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”. Markland Wood is already beginning to look like a winter wonderland! The lights are lit, the decorations are hung and the Christmas trees are beginning to appear in the windows! Take a drive or a walk in the evening and observe how beautiful our community looks! However, this time of year can be rather hectic so I do hope you can take the opportunity to appreciate the joys of this season.

 

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240 Markland Drive Condo-Townhouse Proposal

on Wednesday, 06 June 2018.

UPDATE: 240 Markland Drive Proposed Development

On June 6th, the Council Chambers at Etobicoke Civic Center was overflowing with Markland residents concerned about the status of the 240 Markland Drive rezoning proposal. Since 2011, four building proposal iterations were submitted by the developer. The City Planning department seemed to be satisfied that the latest revision was close to being compliant to the Official City Plan for Apartment Neighbourhoods. The Planning department crafted a positive report that they presented to City Council. They recommended the proposal be accepted for the property to be rezoned. Since the developer appealed the project to the Ontario Municipal Board in December 2017, this was a request for guidance from the City Planning Department to the City Council. The agenda was tabled for June 6th, where 11 Etobicoke/York City Councillors would accept or reject the Planning report to recommend a rezoning change.

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