Parking Matters Public Consultations

Public consultation for the City’s Parking Matters project will be taking place in November.  Parking Matters is the City’s study of parking and parking needs in Mississauga, which will develop a vision and plan for parking in the City.  City Staff will be sharing draft recommendations for the future of parking in Mississauga.  The upcoming …

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Mississauga Moves Open House 

The City of Mississauga is developing a plan that will shape our transportation system from today to 2041, which is called Mississauga Moves.  Mississauga Moves is developing this City’s first formal 25-year, long-term Transportation Master Plan, which will look at the future of travel on our roads, sidewalks, trails and transit.  This plan will help …

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Budget Committee Meetings Start November 20

Please be advised that the Budget Committee will meet to discuss the City’s proposed 2018 – 2021 Business Plan and 2018 Budget starting on November 20 at 9 a.m. Service area presentations will continue on November 21, 27, 28 and 29.  Council is expected to approve the 2018 Budget on December 13. All meetings are …

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Traffic Calming on Alpha Mills Road

I am very pleased to report that traffic calming measures are currently being implemented on Alpha Mills Road.  To promote traffic calming in this area, Alpha Mills Road will be narrowed at two points mid-block between Falconer Drive and the railway tracks.  This work will serve to physically narrow the roadway, in an effort to …

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Does Cycling Move You?  Input on Cycling in Mississauga     

Please be advised that the open house for the update to the 2010 Cycling Master Plan will be held this month as follows:  Public Open House Tuesday, November 28, 2017 3:30 to 7 p.m. Civic Centre, Great Hall This project is an update of the 2010 Cycling Master Plan.  The City wants to continue to create …

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Encroachment on City-Owned Property     

I have had a number of questions about encroachments onto City property, so I thought I would provide you with some information on this issue.  Encroachment is any use of City-owned land by individuals for their own purposes, including man-made objects or items of personal property. Property owners cannot encroach on the public land and …

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Improvements to Silver Fox Forest

This year, through a grant from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (TDFEF), the City’s Forestry Section and volunteers made improvements to Silver Fox Forest.  This woodland, located on Danthorpe Drive, recently felt the effects of the Emerald Ash Borer and had dead and dying ash trees removed from the park.  TDFEF funds were used …

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Redevelopment of Godwick Green Playground

I am very pleased to report that Godwick Green Playground will be redeveloped as part of the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150).  The City of Mississauga has been awarded approximately $5.6 million in Government of Canada funding for 54 infrastructure rehabilitation projects through this program, which aims to strengthen public infrastructure and provide economic …

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New Active Traffic Calming Measures on Westbridge Way 

I am pleased to advise that raised intersections and crosswalks were recently installed along Westbridge Way.  By definition, a raised intersection is an intersection that is constructed at a higher elevation than the adjacent roadway.  A raised crosswalk is a marked pedestrian crosswalk at an intersection or mid-block location constructed at a higher elevation than …

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Redevelopment of Bancroft Park Playground

I am also very pleased to report that Bancroft Park Playground will be redeveloped as part of the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150).  As part of the CIP 150 redevelopment, the new playground at Bancroft Park will include the following amenities: Play structure for ages 2-5 years with slide, “what to wear” play panel, wavy …

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