The South Niagara Planning Study

Agenda 7:00 – Introduction – Councillor Mike Layton 7:05 – Planning Presentation / Recap – Graig Uens 7:20 – Community Design Exercise 8:45 – Group Feedback 8:55 – Wrap up and Next Steps The South Niagara Planning Study

Why Are We Doing This Area Study? - Consider mix of employment and residential uses - Protect and enhance City services The South Niagara Planning Study - Secure Built form, Transition and Buffering

- Improve connections (Walking, Biking, Driving)
- Enhance and Connect Park Spaces - Protect views to and from the Fort - Reference the area’s Contextual and Built Heritage - Define and Protect Character

Study Timeline

Nov 21, 2013 Planning and Growth Management

Feb 6, 2014 Meeting #2

May 13 or June 17, 2014 Final Report TEYCC

The South Niagara Planning Study

2013

2014 June / July 2014 City Council

Oct 15, 2013 Meeting #1

Mar, 2014 Meeting #3

Recap
October Meeting

Area Context

The South Niagara Planning Study

Strengths and Opportunities
Strengths What makes this community great? The South Niagara Planning Study Why do you like to live here (near here)? What gives this area it’s unique character? Opportunities What would you improve about this area as it continues to experience change?

What are some weaknesses to address?

Write These on a Yellow Card

Write These on a Blue Card

Grab some tape and stick them to the wall

The South Niagara Planning Study

Once the Strengths and Weaknesses were posted, everyone was given stickers for the Dotmocracy part of the exercise.

The South Niagara Planning Study

The South Niagara Planning Study

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Community Design Workshop

Lead by a facilitator and a set of questions, each table will develop a vision for the area, given the materials provided.

The South Niagara Planning Study

What should your Concept Plan Consider?
- Different Types of Land Uses / Single and mixed uses. - Potential realignment of the City Works Yard lands? - Appropriate Built form, Transition and Buffering. - Improved connections (Walking, Biking, Driving) - Enhance and Connect Park Spaces / Community Garden - Protect views to and from Fort York National Historic Site - Heritage Preservation / ideas for referencing area heritage The South Niagara Planning Study

- Anything your group feels is important to consider.

City-Owned Lands

Bathurst - Strachan - Wellington Area Study

Relatively Stable Areas

Bathurst - Strachan - Wellington Area Study

Areas in Transition

Bathurst - Strachan - Wellington Area Study

Notable Lands within - Areas in Transition

Bathurst - Strachan - Wellington Area Study

Day Nursery / Shelter Incinerator

Works Yard

Quality Meats

28 Bathurst St

Guiding Principles
Reporting Back

Wrap Up and Next Steps

Potential Timeline

Bathurst - Strachan - Wellington Area Study

Nov 21, 2013 Planning and Growth Management

Feb 6, 2014 Meeting #2

May 13 or June 17, 2014 Final Report TEYCC

2013

2014 June / July 2014 City Council

Oct 15, 2013 Meeting #1

Mar, 2014 Meeting #3

Contact Me
Fill out a “Community Meeting Comment Sheet”
OR Email your comments to

guens@toronto.ca
OR Mail /Fax your comments to:

Graig Uens
Planner, Community Planning City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, 18th Floor, East Tower Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 P: 416-397-4647 F: 416-392-1330

Thank You!

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