As you can guess , I do receive a fair amount of correspondence from constituents. I try to acknowledge all emails and letters promptly because your input is important .Many of these notes ask questions which may be of interest to many of you – and my response may also be of interest.
So , I will publish some of these questions along with my answer. I will identify the letter writers by initials only and reserve the right to edit all material before publishing. Naturally, these examples will represent only a small segment of the mail I regularly receive.
I trust you will find this section of my website of interest and would remind you to direct all e-mail correspondence to me at email@example.com
Hello Maurice. How can we reduced vehicle traffic and improve visibility on this corner ?? Am hoping you can advise on this. We live on the east end of Greenan Road (#9) and have two kids under 6, there are 3 kids at #7 and 2 more at #12. The property at the bend/corner (#6) […]
On Aug 12, 2018 Brian wrote: Will there be an information bulletin issued by the Town or York Region to all local residents on how this change will look and how it will work ? The work has started and it seems to me it would be a good time to commence “ training the […]
On Aug 9, 2018, at 9:05 am L.Z. wrote: Hello Mr Smith, I am a resident of ward 2. It is my understanding that the fire station on hwy 48 is still only staffed part time (12 hours a day). We have had several fires in our area destroying and damaging homes and injuring people […]
I have heard rumours that certain councillors would prefer/want to have, the Whitchurch-Stouffville Ward boundaries realigned. Is this true? What would be your position on this matter? Thank you EG Answer: Yes there has been discussion about the best way to align the current Wards such that the population in each Ward becomes more in […]
I have read news reports that Council is considering putting referendum questions on the ballot in the Municipal election of 2018. If so how binding are the out comes of such questions. Thanks JEC Answer Yes the placing of a referendum question on the 2018 ballot has been suggested by council. If a […]
Question – What exactly is the point of having indoor washrooms at Coultice Park if they’re locked in the middle of the day? Answer – Coultice Park washrooms are not locked any day – seven days a week – during summer months. They are opened by the cleaning crew staff early in the morning (generally […]
Good Morning These phone numbers are the ones any concerned resident can call if they have an issue with the filling on the Ninth Line, United Soils Management. These phone numbers are a contact the residents can turn to, to address any issues they have and any possible resolutions to problems that may arise during […]
Maurice There has been little or no activity regarding the proposed housing development on Highway 48 near the Ballantrae Golf C.C. . What is the status of this ? E.A. Thank You for your email – Highway 48 housing project Ballymore are still moving this project forward. It appears now that construction will not start […]
Dear Maurice Re: 14619 Ninth Line (Musselman’s Lake) During construction of this house, the adjacent public sidewalk to this property has been inaccessible due to siltation etc. Now, the retaining wall they are building is on town property up against an existing fire hydrant. Should they continue building the wall as is, could we get […]
Hi Maurice, As always, you are doing a great job representing our interests in Ward 2. Just a quick update on the sidewalk on 48 south to Pine vista, I know the last update stated they would be completed in 2016. Is it slightly delayed? There is a group of us in the Felcher area […]