Councillor Karygiannis hosts city budget forum for Scarborough-Agincourt residents
Scarborough Mirror January 23, 2015
Agincourt residents can have their say on Monday, Jan. 26, on what they’d like to see, or not see, in the City of Toronto’s 2015 budget.
Jim Karygiannis, councillor for Ward 39 (Scarborough-Agincourt), hosts a budget forum for his constituents from 7 to 9 p.m. at L’Amoreaux Community Recreation Centre on McNicoll Avenue.
CBC News Jan 20, 2015
Young baseball players say a jump in fees charged by the city is threatening to price them off the field.
The baseball diamonds at Neilson Park — home of the Scarborough Stingers baseball club — have been reclassified by officials, so fees to use them will go up in stages over the next two years.
Scarborough Mirror By Mike Adler December 31, 2015
For Scarborough’s city councillors, 2015 looks like a year to keep doing stuff they did before and, just maybe, something they only dreamed of doing.
Not so for Jim Karygiannis, the only new city councillor for the area. Topping his to-do list are two things his constituents may want, but which his most of his colleagues would say are impossible.
Job One: Stop and then move the proposed McNicoll Avenue bus garage, which Toronto’s transit commission says is desperately needed, not to mention a done deal.
BY DON PEAT, CITY HALL BUREAU CHIEF – TORONTO SUN
NOVEMBER 23, 2014
Scarborough-Agincourt (Ward 39)
Previous job: Member of Parliament
What do you hope to achieve this term?
“I’m coming into council with an open mind. The dysfunctionality that was there before, I’d like for us to turn the page and make sure that we work together as a council. I’ve noticed some of my colleagues are still in that mindset and that has me very much troubled.
“TTC wants to put a bus garage (on McNicoll Ave.) right beside three of my senior centres and I’m not too pleased. I’m looking to work with them in order for us to find an alternative space to move that TTC bus garage — somewhere which is convenient for them and does not aff