Revitalization of the Morgan Park pool and the baseball diamond
August, 2020 — Splash pad and Morgan Pool opened — Now closed for the season.
Community meeting held on January 24, 2019 - the architectural plans for the revitalization of the Morgan Park pool and the baseball diamond where presented and discussed. Below are the Lennox Architects' presentation and the link to the video presented by the architect. We will send more updates once they become available.
— Tender Award – late July 2020 *Pending Covid-19 implications
— Mobilize – August 2020 *Pending Weather *Pending Covid-19 implications to construction and contract administration
— Substantial Completion – late June 2021 *Pending Weather *Pending Covid-19 implications to construction and contract administration
Community Information Meeting held on May 16, 2019 to discuss theWismer Hammersley Park, a neighborhood park that will be built between Hammersley Boulevard and Battista Perri Drive, north of the existing woodlot
Proposal to facilitate 622 detached homes, 1683 townhouses and future development blocks for mixed use and residential mid-rise and high-rise uses, as well as blocks for parks, schools, open spacegreenwayand supporting road network.
Applications for the Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments submitted by Newdev Investments Limited to permit 32 stacked townhouse units with an underground parking garage at 5305 & 5307 Highway 7 East. This is the property on the south side of Hwy # 7- just east of the strip plaza - with a small white bungalow.
Applications for the Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments submitted by 10-20 Fincham Inc. to permit fourteen townhouse dwellings within a common element condominium and two freehold semi-dwellings at 10 and 20 Fincham Avenue.
For further information on both applications, contact Aqsa Malik
1709 Bur Oak Avenue
Application for Zoning By-law Amendment submitted by Bur Oak (ARH) Developments Inc. to permit a 20-storey apartment building with a total of 242 apartment units at 1709 Bur Oak Avenue (File No: ZA 18 258912)
For information on the submitted applications, please contact Stacia Muradali
73 Main Street South, Markham
Official Plan amendment, Zoning By-law amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision, and Site Plan Control applications for 73 Main Street South, submitted by Garden Homes (Markham) Inc. The applications are in support of a pair of semi-detached dwellings fronting Mill Street, and a 15 unit, three storey, town house development fronting 73 Main Street South.
Karen Rea has been a resident in Markham for the past 37 years and lives in Ward 4. Born in Birmingham, England. Karen immigrated to Canada in 1978 and became a Canadian Citizen 2 years later. Her father lives in Wales, and her mom lives in Nova Scotia. Upon coming to Canada, she finished school at Markham District High School and worked for TD Canada Trust in Markham for 10 years as supervisor, liability and loans applications processor, and Manager at the data processing centre. Later, Karen moved into the collections business as both a senior collector, supervisor, and as legal coordinator, until 2009 when she became a Real Estate Agent.
Since being first elected in 2014, Karen has been an advocate for all residents in Ward 4 and Markham, and the voice of residents on Council. Karen sits on a variety of boards; Markham sub-Committee, Environmental Issues Committee, Heritage Markham, Main Street Markham Committee, Storm Water Management Liaison Committee, Train Anti Whistling working group, Markham Village Train Station Community Centre Board, Markham Village Business Improvement Area Board, Budget Committee, Markham Arts Council, Markham Music Festival Committee, Thomson Court Board, Markham District Energy Board & Markham Enterprises Corporation.
She has taken a "Primer on Planning Course" through AMTCO and Site Plan Application course at York University.
Karen keeps connected with many residents via an e-newsletter and welcomes input and feedback from residents on important major topics. Subscribe to her e-newsletter.
Karen continues to be a School Mentor in the Big Brothers and Sisters Program, and has recently received 10 years of dedicated service for the "March Drive Volunteer" from The Kidney Foundation. Recently, she joined the Board of Directors at 360kids, an organization that provides programs and support to at-risk youth in York Region.
Karen Rea was very active looking after the interests of Markham residents prior to being elected and continues to be their voice on Council.
Thank you to the Lions for
your generous donation towards the renovation of
Morgan Pool — September 2020
photo 1 — From left to right: 1st Vice District Governor Lion Barry MacDonald, MLC President Scott Young, local Councillor Karen Rea, Director of Recreation Mary Creighton, Past Cabinet Secretary Lion Jim Doak
Black History Month Celebration— 2020
MFES Cadet Graduation— Members of Council, Graduates and Fire Chief Dave Decker
Bell Let's Talk— Councillor Karen Rea; Councillor Isa Lee; Mayor Scarpitti; Murray Marven, Bell; Councillor Reid McAlpine and Deputy Mayor Don Hamilton
Mayor Scarpitti Chinese New Year Dinner
Hon. Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation; MPP Paul Calandra and Councillor Karen Rea
Councillor Rea, Members of Council and guests
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women— Yellow Brick House
Visit to Reena— October 2019
From Left to Right: Fred Winegust, Reena Stakeholder Relations; Jason M., RCR Resident; Councillor Karen Rea and David Cohen, Member, Reena Government Relations Committee