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Recap: Council Meeting April 26

Richmond Hill Council Meeting Wednesday April 26 at 10am

All agenda items were unanimously approved by Council.


All Committee of the Whole items below were moved by Council.

One new Agenda item added:

15.3 Memorandum from Stephen Huycke, Director, Legislative Services/City Clerk, dated April 26, 2023, regarding the Appointment of an Integrity Commissioner

  • Suzanne Craig will be appointed the new Integrity Commissioner

  • She will be requested to undertake a comprehensive review of the Council Code of Conduct and report to Council on recommended improvements to the Code and Integrity Commissioner Procedures.

  • View memo here


11.7 SRPI.23.024 – 2022 Environment Strategy Progress Update

Provide Council with the 2022 Greening the Hill, Environment Strategy implementation annual update.

11.8 SRPI.23.043 – Request for Comments – Site Plan Application – Leslie Richmond Developments Limited - 11491 Leslie Street (south of 19th Ave)

A request for comments concerning a Site Plan application to facilitate the construction of a medium density residential development to be comprised of 18 townhouse dwelling units

11.9 SRPI.23.039 – Request for Approval – Zoning By-law Amendment Application – Bodrington Commercial Developments Limited - 13495 Bathurst Street (south of Humberland Dr.)

A request to approve a Zoning By-law Amendment application to permit additional commercial and retail uses and to reduce the parking rate for the existing commercial plaza.


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