Markham’s NHL arena dream was premised on a financial plan that was high risk, would not garner an “adequate return” and could have cost taxpayers tens of millions dollars more than the city publicly claimed, according to five of the 13 reports Noor Javed, Toronto Star
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City staff has been asked to review the process of Committee of Adjustments. I have asked for the notices to be sent out 14 days in advance instead of 10 days, and for the boundary to be expanded from 60 meters to 120 meters for notification. Signs to be posted like a “for sale” sign, […]
The City of Markham has a property standards by law that allows by-law officers to come on to your property and issue work orders if your property is in contravention of the by-law. Read More
Morgan Park is one of our oldest Parks in Markham Village that is used by a great many residents. During a General Committee meeting I handed in the on line petition to save the baseball diamond and to ask staff to come back with new designs to include the diamond as part of the revitalization […]
The City of Markham has released part of the secret arena documents. The KPMG work plan report has been made public and is available on Ward 4 Councillor Karen Rea’s website.
The City is in the process of hiring an Auditor General that will help aid accountability by conducting independent audits of government operations. City Presentation.
Robinson St has experienced sever issues with asphalt rising and an increased number of pot holes. The City conducted tests and they revealed a high level of water content in the road base. Once school is out this summer, the City will be excavating the road to a pre-determined depth where the high water content is, […]
Despite fulfilling her election promise to request that all Markham arena documents be released to the public, Karen Rea presented the same motion that was tabled 18 months ago, yet this time was ruled out of order. Rea was disappointed her motion was not allowed to be put to a vote at Council, as reported […]