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NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION CENTRE #1
STEELES AVENUE FROM CHINGUACOUSY ROAD
TO WINSTON CHURCHILL BOULEVARD

Area Map
Background
In November 2011, the Region of Peel initiated a Schedule “C” Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) in accordance with the Municipal Engineers Association’s Municipal Class EA process for improvements to Steeles Avenue, from Chinguacousy Road to Winston Churchill Boulevard. The approximate limits of the project area are illustrated on the map.

The study will examine the need and feasibility for improvements to Steeles Avenue to address the short and long term issues related to planned future growth, road design and function up to 2031.

The Process
The Class EA process includes:

  • public and agency consultation;
  • an evaluation of road improvement alternatives;
  • an assessment of the possible environmental effects of the improvements, and,
  • the identification of reasonable means to mitigate any adverse impacts.

Public Information Centre
Two Public Information Centres (PICs) are planned for this study. The first PIC will use an informal drop-in centre format with display boards to present the study background information including:

  • a problem statement;
  • an evaluation of planning alternatives, and,
  • a recommended planning alternative.

The Project Team members will be present to answer questions and discuss the next steps in the study. The first PIC is scheduled for:

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Time 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Copeland Public School, 5 Young Drive, Brampton, ON L6Y 0P4

Comments and Information
Please visit our website: www.peelregion.ca/pw/roads/environ-assess for updates on this project. Comments and information regarding the study are being collected to assist the Region of Peel in meeting the requirements of the EA Act. This material will be maintained on file for use during the project and may be included in project documentation.

To provide comments or request additional information about this project, please contact either of the following team members:

Mr. Hitesh Topiwala, RPP, PMP
Project Manager, Region of Peel
10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite B, 4th Floor
Brampton, ON  L6T 4B9
Telephone: 905.791.7800 ext. 7805
Toll Free: 1.888.919.7800
Fax: 905.791.1442
Email: hitesh.topiwala@peelregion.ca

Mr. David Sinke, P.Eng.
Project Manager, AMEC Environment & Infrastructure
3215 North Service Road, Box 220
Burlington, Ontario L7R 3Y2
Telephone: 905.335.2353
Toll Free: 1.886.751.2353
Fax: 905.335.1414
Email: david.sinke@amec.com

This Notice first issued on October 29, 2012

With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record of the study. The study is being conducted according to the requirements of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, which is a planning process approved under Ontario’s Environmaental Assessment Act.

 

evised: Monday October 29 2012

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