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Take Back Our Neighbourhood! – Come to SERRA’s Annual General Meeting

 


Take Back Our Neighbourhood!


The South Eglinton Ratepayers’ and Residents’ Association (SERRA) invites you to attend the AGM on Monday May 8, 2017, from 6 – 9 p.m. at Greenwood College School, 443 Mount Pleasant Rd., Toronto, ON, M4S 2L8. Doors open at 6 p.m. for attendees to register, renew memberships, enjoy refreshments & browse a number of information booths. 

The AGM will start at 7 p.m. and end at 9 p.m.

Does this sound like your neighbourhood?

  • Massive, unceasing new developments
  • New infill monster homes everywhere
  • Sidewalk, road, and TTC congestion leading to traffic chaos and impaired pedestrian safety
  • Pressure on schools, community facilities and green spaces
  • Planning dictated for our area by the OMB

Guest speakers


Come to our AGM to hear guest speakers Councillor Josh Matlow and Gregg Lintern, Director of Planning at the City of Toronto, address these issues and more. Learn how SERRA supports residents.

Browse information booths from 6-7 p.m.


Doors open at 6 p.m. for attendees to browse information booths including:

  • Mid rise / high rise development updates and maps of development in the SERRA area.
  • Tall homes
  • 18 Brownlow fundraising campaign
  • New Heritage working group
  • New Environment / Green working group
  • LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests)
  • Eglinton Crosstown
  • City of Toronto Midtown In Focus (planning blueprint for the Yonge & Eglinton area)
  • Toronto Aviation Noise Group
  • Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) and more!


All members in good standing who reside within the SERRA boundaries are voting members for all matters at the AGM, such as approval of minutes, reports, elections and other motions requested by the board of directors.  To view the minutes of the 2016 AGM click here. 

Non-members or those with lapsed memberships may not vote. Renew your membership online or pay by major credit card, cash or cheque at the AGM. Avoid lineups and pay in advance! Membership is $25 per household.  

Mark your calendars and plan to attend! Everyone welcome.

 

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