AREA ROAD UPDATES - updated Dec. 6, 2012
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PROPOSED NATURAL GAS REGULATOR STATION
A proposed natural gas regulator station in the Box Grove community will serve the existing distribution network in the Town of Markham and the city of Toronto (Scarborough). The station is proposed to be located on the piece of land that separates Ninth Line and Box Grove By Pass (just south of hwy 407) and will be surrounded by fencing and green lanscaping. Target approvals and construction for Fall 2012. Neighbourhood Meeting Presentation (Aug 17,2011)
ROUGE PARK TO BECOME MARKHAM’S FIRST NATIONAL PARK
After decades in the making, the proposed Rouge Valley National Park will be designated as a National Park. About 10,000 acres of the Rouge Park stretching from the border between Scarborough and Pickering is slated to become the first urban national park, as Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in his throne speech on Friday June 3, 2011. Deputy Mayor Jack Heath, has been a strong advocate for making the Rouge Park a national park for years and has said “it’s something all residents would benefit from". Click here to read more: CBC, Toronto Observer.
SHOPPES ON THE GROVE
Shoppes on the Grove has now broken ground. The mixed use building developed by Esquire Homes will include four retail/commercial stores on the lower level and four residential units on the upper level. It is located on the north western corner of 14th Ave. and the Box Grove Bypass, and the units will be for sale or lease.
ZONING AMENDMENT TO EXISTING PLAZA
A zoning amendment application was submitted to the Town of Markham to amend the zoning to permit up to a maximum of 50% of the existing building (located on south western corner of 14th Ave. and the Box Grove Bypass) owned by Wooden Spire Estates Inc. to be used by medical offices. The public meeting was held on May 24, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.
Box Grove Markham Community Forum