Category Seaton

Environmental Assessments for the Demolition of Heritage Structures in Seaton

City Development, Report PLN 10-15
Infrastructure Ontario
Class B Environmental Assessments for the Demolition of Structures Located in the Seaton Urban Area and the Hamlet of Whitevale

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Executive Summary:

Infrastructure Ontario is undertaking two different Class B Environmental Assessments for the demolition of buildings located on 20 properties in the Seaton Urban Area and the Hamlet of Whitevale. Infrastructure Ontario has retained environmental consultants ECOH and DST to gather background information on the properties including the heritage status of the properties.

The City retained qualified heritage consultants Christopher Borgal of Goldsmith Borgal & Company Ltd...

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Council Endorsement of Recommendations – Demolition of Structures Located in the Seaton Urban Area and the Hamlet of Whitevale

Director, City Development, Report PLN 04-15
Infrastructure Ontario
Class B Environmental Assessment for the Demolition of Structures Located in the Seaton Urban Area and the Hamlet of Whitevale

The map below identifies the properties in question:

Planning & Development Committee Meeting Minutes from Monday, May 11, 2015

A brief discussion ensued with respect to timelines for the remaining six reports still under review.

Recommendation

Moved by Councillor Pickles
Seconded by Mayor Ryan

    1. That Report PLN 04-15 of the Director, City Development, regarding the Infrastructure Ontario Class B Environmental Assessment for the demolition of buildings located in the Seaton Urban Area and the Hamlet of Whitevale be received;
    2. That Council, in response to the Infrastructure Ontario Class B Envir...
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Infrastructure Ontario: Class B EA for the Demolition of Structures in Seaton

City Development, Report PLN 4-15 Infrastructure Ontario Class B Environmental Assessments for the Demolition of Structures Located in the Seaton Urban Area and the Hamlet of Whitevale

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 Executive Summary:

498WhitevaleInfrastructure Ontario (IO) is undertaking a Class B Environmental Assessment for the demolition of buildings on 15 properties in the Seaton Urban Area and the Hamlet of Whitevale. Based on Staff’s preliminary review, 10 of the 15 properties required a heritage assessment to adequately evaluate the properties against the criteria of the Ontario Heritage Act to determine their cultural heritage value. The City retained a qualified heritage consultant, Christopher Borgal of Goldsmith Borgal & Company Ltd. (GBCA) to undertake the heritage assessments.

The Heritage Pick...

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Whitevale’s Founder, John Major’s Historic Home is up Next for Demolition by the Province

Whitevale's founder, John Major's house is next on the list for demolition.  Help save this valuable resource!
Whitevale's founder's home on the Province's demolition list!

Whitevale’s founder’s home on the Province’s demolition list!

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Brock Rd / Hwy 407 Interchange

Click here to see the new Brock Rd / Hwy 407 interchange currently under construction.

It shows the re-alignment of roads due to the 407 extension, and the Brougham by-pass.

You can see the new roadway currently being constructed on the northeast field of Whitevale Road and Brock Rd.

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Whitevale Transportation Mitigation Study (Sept 2013)

The Hamlet of Whitevale  Revised Transportation Mitigation Study (Sept 2013) is available for download, please click the link below:

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OMB Update: Hearings Postponed

The OMB Hearings started again on Monday, however after 2 hours of the hearings, they were postponed to allow for further negotiations.   They’ve allowed for negotiations to reduce the number of issues for the remainder of this week.  The OMB Hearing will re-convene at 10:00 Monday June 3rd in Council Chambers.

Attached below are the Witness Statements I emailed you about earlier:

 

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OMB: Next Phase – May 27, 2013

Seaton Development

Seaton Development

I’ll try and give you a quick explanation on how the OMB works for the upcoming May 27th 2013 start…

All parties to the OMB submit their Issues list concerning the items coming up in the hearing, in this case we are addressing;

  1. Fiscal Impact to the City of Pickering, Region of Durham and residents of Pickering and Durham… This one should be a big concern to all the taxpayers in Durham/Pickering…  
  2. Heritage (we lost on Heritage issues in our buffer zone in the last phase) this one deals with the Heritage lots and the corridor road and how they are going to be protected from Seaton, and…
  3. Staged Servicing and Implementation Strategy (SSIS) or traffic… This one is a big concern for Whitevale… How are we going to control construction and new Seaton residents...
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OMB Decision – Heritage

The decision regarding our heritage issues has been decided by the OMB.  We put forward a strong case and felt that we had won… The board recognized all our issues but ruled against us. Other Heritage Conservation Districts should take note and recognize that Heritage Designation provides no protection from the Province of Ontario.  Click here for the full decision (14 pages).

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OMB Hearing – Phase 2

Seaton Development

Phase 2 of the OMB Hearing wrapped up on Wed Feb 6th; it dealt with Heritage issues.

The next round is Phase 3 and deals mainly with traffic.

A list of our issues is due by April 2, and our evidence by May 27.

 

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