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Ward 39 June 2016 – Safety Town Hall June,

Dear Constituents,

Safety Town Hall
Monday, June 20, 2016
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
L’ Amoreaux Community and Recreation Centre
2000 McNicoll Avenue

Toronto Police Service; RCMP; Consumer Protection Services of Ontario; and, Bank of Canada.
Incidents such as home and car break ins; Canada Revenue Agency scam calls threatening residents to pay fines or go to jail; immigration related calls; and, aggressive door-to door sales people claiming that they want to check furnaces, hot water heaters and air conditioners to see if the homeowner is eligible for an upgrade. These incidents can cost you thousands of dollars!

Join us at the Safety Town Hall and learn how to protect yourself!

Community updates
We are in the process of delivering our June Newsletter
You can download an electronic copy click here:

Community Event Toronto Kaiteur Lions Upcoming Electronic Collection Event
Saturday June 4th 2016 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
L’ Amoreuax Community Center
2000 McNicoll Ave
(Northwest Corner McNicoll and Kennedy Rd) Click here for flyer

City of Toronto residential property owners to receive updated property values
Do YOU own property in the City of Toronto?
You’ll be receiving an updated Property Assessment Notice in spring 2016.
Every four years MPAC conducts a province-wide Assessment Update and mails Property Assessment
Notices to every property owner in Ontario. In 2016, MPAC will update the assessed values of every
property in Ontario, to the legislated valuation date of January 1, 2016.
Read More…

Please order your ‘Slow Down Signs’
The safety of all road users is a priority for the City of Toronto. That’s why the City is reminding pedestrians, motorists and cyclists to take extra care, especially when travelling in residential neighbourhoods. Click here to order your sign: 

Registration opens June 4 for Toronto summer swim and skate programs and afterschool recreation care
Registration for summer City of Toronto community recreation programs including summer swim and skate programs, and afterschool recreation care (ARC) for the coming school year (starting in September), will begin at 7 a.m. on June 4 across the city – the Etobicoke/York, Scarborough, North York and Toronto/East York recreation districts Register information click here

Cutting of Grass
With summer just around the corner please ensure that you cut your grass. If grass grows over 8 inches City staff may perform the necessary work to bring the property into compliance. The cost of this work and administration fees may be charged to the owner’s property taxes Click here to read more:

Keeping our Neighbourhood Safe with “Traffic Calming”
Heathwood residents (Steeles, Kennedy, Birchmount, McNicoll)
We have received many requests in your subdivision for “Traffic Calming” devices. Keeping our city streets safe for everyone is an important responsibility for me and my staff. Using measures to “calm” the traffic is one way to help do this effectively Click here to have your say: http://karygiannis.net/wp/local-engagement-2/

A Traffic Light at Mountcastle and Steeles?
There have been a number of accidents at Steeles Avenue and Mountcastle Gate as people make left-hand turns (westbound) onto Steeles Avenue. Recently, area residents contacted my office and requested a traffic light at the intersection saying it would help stop accidents and inevitably save lives. Have your say click here

Boulevard Grass cutting 2nd cut May 2016
The second Grass cutting has started get detaikls here:

New Green Bin Rollout – Update
We are in the Fifth week of the rollout of the new Green Bins to the residents of the Scarborough community, and this is to provide you with a brief update on this implementation. As of Wednesday May 24, 2016,

No Overnight Parking Silver Springs Community
It’s official there are is no parking overnight between Birchmount, McNicoll, Kennedy Finch 2:00am – 6:00 am

Cultural Message
May 30,2016 – 49th Anniversary of the Genocide in Biafra
It is with a deep sense of reverence that I commemorate with members of the Nigerian Community, the 49th Anniversary of the Genocide in Biafra.

June 6, 2016  – Ramadan
June 6, 2016  – D Day
June 9, 2016  – Dragon Boat Festival
June 10, 2016 –Portugal Day
June 12, 2016 –Philippine Independence Day
June 19, 2016 –Father’s Day
June 30, 2016 –Democratic Republic of Congo Independence Day

The messages above will appear two days before the celebration date on my website click here:
If we have missed any important dates, please email and let us know jim@karygiannis.net
We will be glad to add them.

If you require additional information and or assistance with municipal related items, please do not hesitate to contact my office at 416 392 1374.

Jim Karygiannis
Councillor Ward 39

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