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Bristol Road East and Hurontario – 30 Bristol Road East – Riocan

These buildings by Riocan have been approved on the east side of Hurontario at Bristol Road. They are replacing a portion of the plaza that was lost due to fire. They will be rental buildings, increasing the City’s low supply. Mississauga has been tasked by the Province, in conjunction with Brampton, to take 55% of accommodation for 700,000 new residents by the year 2051. Given we have very little land left to develop, the type of construction these buildings represent is practical infill where infrastructure like water/sewer pipes and roads as well as schools and community centres already exist.

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Why was the City unable to freeze taxes, as requested by the Mississauga Board of Trade, for 2021?

City Manager and Chief Administrative Officer Paul Mitcham tells the story in his response to the petition presented in February:

“… in response to the petition below requesting a 0% tax rate increase in City of Mississauga for 2021.

[The email] refers only to the local share of the tax rate increase subject to budget approval, but keep in mind that the overall tax rate is a combination of local and regional budget changes as below.

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Development of Fairwind Park

Fairwind Park has been designed by the community. First we consulted residents and had the fire station moved from its original location, which would have been where the purple oval now denotes a playground. Well attended public meetings were then held June 5 and September 26 as the final concept plan took shape. Construction begins Spring 2019.

I have committed to raise $800,000 from private donors to build an accessible,

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Britannia Fall Fair September 29

An old tradition has returned to the Britannia Farm with our second annual community Fall Fair at the Old Britannia School House. This year, again with lead sponsor Pinnacle International, as well as TMG, and three Tim Hortons stores. We’ll have an old fashioned fair with a few surprises – a veggie market, Horse and Wagon rides, Free Tim Hortons beverages, a BBQ and bouncy castles,

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What’s Next for the Britannia Farm?

Housing and commercial development slated for 33 acres of the Britannia Farm along Hurontario has been indefinitely delayed due to the Province of Ontario taking over the management of the Peel District School Board. The development was painstakingly designed and vetted through several community meetings with Ward 5 residents. It was to be a unique setting with a giant pond/winter outdoor skating rink and destined to use designs and building materials in keeping with the rural theme of the farm.

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Financial Assistant Programs for Older Adults

As Mississauga’s older adult population grows, there will be those in need of financial assistance. The City of Mississauga offers many assistance programs for older adults, including programs for low-income seniors.

These programs include:
• Property Tax Rebate Program
• Stormwater Subsidy Program
• Yard Maintenance Subsidy Program
• Active Assist Program
• Driveway Windrow Snow Clearing Program
• MiWay Affordable Transit Program
• MiWay Senior One Dollar Cash Fare – Off-Peak Program

For more details about these City programs and other financial assistance programs offered by the Region of Peel,

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Britannia Fall Fair

An old tradition has returned to the Britannia Farm with our second annual community Fall Fair at the Old Britannia School House. This year, again with lead sponsor Pinnacle International, as well as TMG, and three Tim Hortons stores. We’ll have an old fashioned fair with a few surprises – a veggie market, Horse and Wagon rides, Free Tim Hortons beverages, a BBQ and bouncy castles,

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Stormwater in the Spring

Now that spring rains are here, residents often start thinking about stormwater around their home. Many have questions about how the City manages stormwater from rain events.

The City’s stormwater system carries stormwater away from homes and businesses to keep people, properties and the natural environment safe. There are many parts to this complex system – some visible and some underground. The public may see roadside catchbasins, which are the metal grates and drains on the street,

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City Makes Changes to Community Groups Support Program Policy

The City of Mississauga has made changes to its Community Group Support Program Policy. Now referred to as the Community Group Registry Program, the revised policy helps support local non-profit community groups, including resident and ratepayers associations, minor sports associations and cultural groups to deliver programs and services within Mississauga. The policy revisions ensure better governance, transparency and stronger financial accountability. Click here to learn more about the Community Group Registry Program.

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Emergency Alerts on Your Smartphone

Starting April 2018, in addition to television and radio, emergency alerts will also be sent to compatible cell phones on LTE networks. This will allow you to take the necessary precautions to protect yourself, your family, property and environment. Alert Ready is part of a national service designed to deliver critical and potentially life-saving emergency alert messages to Canadians. The first test alert for Ontario is scheduled for May 10, 2018. For more information, visit alertready.ca.

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Iconic Mississauga Sports Complex Gets New Name As of July 1

The City of Mississauga’s iconic sports complex, currently called the Hershey Centre, will soon bear a new name and logo. The multi-purpose sports arena and entertainment venue will undergo a name change just shy of its 20th anniversary. Hershey Canada Inc. decided not to renew the naming rights agreement set to expire on June 30, 2018.

“The City has a great long-standing business relationship with Hershey Canada.

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City of Mississauga Flood Warning

The City of Mississauga has experienced substantial rainfall over the last 24 hours and the weather forecast is predicting an additional 20 millimetres of rainfall before the end of day Wednesday, February 21. Water levels will continue to rise in response to the rain and melting snow. Ice in the Credit River may begin to break up as water levels approach the top of the bank which will increase the potential for flooding due to ice jams.

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On-Street Parking is Suspended during Snow Operations

Parked cars on City streets reduce the ability of our winter crews to efficiently clear roads. You can help by removing parked cars from the street when it snows to give equipment space to work.

An on-street parking restriction is in effect in Mississauga year-round between 2 to 6 a.m. Parked or stopped vehicles that violate the City’s Traffic By-law 555-00 or on-street parking restriction will be issued a $40 penalty notice. They will also be subject to towing and storage fees at the expense of the owner.

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Winter Maintenance Operations

This is just a reminder of the City of Mississauga’s snow plow operations. Please drive carefully in these conditions and be patient of others.

The City clears and salts roads, priority sidewalks, bus stops and pedestrian crossings within 12-36 hours after the end of a snowstorm. Back to back storms will extend this timing.

Winter maintenance standards are set by Council and help ensure emergency vehicles and transit can travel safely.

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City Recognizes Traffic Safety in Schools

Congratulations were in order today for four Mississauga schools and one principal who were recognized by Mississauga City Council for their commitment to traffic and student safety around their schools.

The Wilde Wood Award and the Dr. Arthur Wood Award are presented annually by the Traffic Safety Council to schools and individuals who have advocated and promoted traffic and student safety.
The following schools received the Wilde Wood Award for their outstanding leadership in promoting school zone safety and active transportation:

Lisgar Middle School,

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Know What’s Available to You

There are many financial assistance programs that are available to all residents of Mississauga and/or Peel who qualify.

We have compiled a list of available programs, including some provincial, for your convenience.

Click the PDF below for programs:

Financial Assistance and Programs

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Share Your Big Ideas for the City’s Smart City Plan

The City of Mississauga is asking residents and businesses to share their big ideas on how to use technology, data and innovation to make Mississauga even better.

The City is hosting public engagement sessions as well as an online engagement site to generate ideas for a Smart City Master Plan and the City’s submission to the Government of Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge.

The goal of Smart Cities is to create more liveable,

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City Requests Support from 2018 Federal and Provincial Budget for Top City Priorities

Today, Council adopted a resolution to seek ongoing support from the governments of Canada and Ontario for the City’s top priorities and initiatives:

  • strategic transit investments
  • sustainable infrastructure funding
  • legislative changes
  • city-building initiatives
  • affordable housing and partnerships

“There is a buzz about Mississauga these days as we are a city in demand,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “To build the Mississauga of the future,

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Bus Stop Removals

Please be advised that effective January 15th, the following two bus stops will be removed from service:

Stop #0627 Eastbound Eglinton Ave at Dixie Road (Route 35 East and 7 North)

Stop#2036 Westbound Eglinton Ave at Dixie Road (Route 35 West and 87 North)

All boarding and alighting for Routes 7 and 35/35A will occur on the east side of Dixie Road. Route 87 patrons will have to use Route 35/35A going forward.

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Hurontario Light Rail Transit 2017 Update

The Hurontario Light Rail Transit (HuLRT) Project led by Metrolinx in partnership with the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton reached significant milestones in 2017.

Infrastructure Ontario announced the short-listed consortiums on June 6, 2017 and followed with request for proposals for the HuLRT project on August 17, 2017 to the three pre-qualified teams. 2018 will see a contract award in the spring, financial close in the fall followed by the start of major construction by the end of next year.

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