Update on LTC Proposed Change and Date for Meeting on the Development

LTC

We have some additional information about the LTC proposal to modify bus service in the neighborhood, including materials from the open house held in November, and ridership data for the current Monday to Saturday until 6 pm service (#31). Continue reading “Update on LTC Proposed Change and Date for Meeting on the Development”

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Open House for Proposed LTC Service Changes and Cinderella

Open House for Proposed LTC Service Changes

LTC is proposing service changes in our area including running buses along Lawson Road during evenings and weekends. LTC is seeking input on this change.

There will be an open house at the Sherwood Branch library on Tuesday, November 27th between 2 and 4 pm and between 6 and 8 pm. The change in our area would be to the #9 and #31 route. See http://www.londontransit.ca/news-service-updates/north-end-changes-route-9-14-25-31-32-34-and-40/

There is also an on line survey at https://londontransit.formstack.com/forms/2019_draft_service_plan_survey

You can also e-mail comments to ltcserviceplan@gmail.com

The London Transit Commission will be making a final decision on this and other route changes at an open public meeting sometime in January.

Cinderella at Banting

Banting S.S. Presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Production of Cinderella, Enchanted Edition.

This amazing musical for the entire family is taking place at Banting’s Auditorium, December 6th-8th.

Adult tickets are $15 each, student and seniors, $10. Children under 5 are free.
You can order tickets by calling 519-452-2800 or check out the Banting website at: http://banting.tvdsb.ca/en/index.aspx

Responses from Mayoral Candidates to Questions from the Ratepayers

The following three questions were sent by e-mail twice to all mayoral candidates. The text of the e-mail and the questions are reproduced below. Click here for the candidates’ responses.

Dear Candidate for Mayor, please answer the 3 questions below by October 2, 2018 to this e-mail address. The questions and your answers will be posted to our web site after October 2nd and e-mailed to our community e mail list of roughly 450 individuals.
Thank you in advance and good luck in your campaign.

Sandy Levin
President

1. The Mayor is only one vote. You need 7 other votes to agree with you. Other than BRT, what one issue is your priority for getting 7 other members of Council to agree with you and why?

2. Last Council overruled the Minister of Municipal Affairs who said London could restrict secondary dwelling units from the Near Campus Area. Will you support a motion to reconsider Council’s decision?

3. The Medway Valley Heritage Forest Environmentally Significant Area is a part of our community. What have you done that would give us an idea of how you would deal with issues affecting the Medway and other environmentally significant areas in London?

Late September Neighbourhood Update

All Candidates Meetings for Mayor

Several upcoming events:

Weds, Oct 3:

King’s University College is holding a Mayoral Debate on Oct 3rd at 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm) in the Joanne and Peter Kenny Theatre, Student Life Centre, 266 Epworth Ave. There is event parking available on site (free). The theme is the “Future of London” and it is organized by several student groups on campus. The first hour is questions by a student panel. The second hour is open mic questions. It will be followed by tea & coffee reception at 9pm. https://www.kings.uwo.ca/about-kings/visitor-info/calendar-of-events/mayoral-debate/

Thursday, Oct 4:

Mayoral candidates and Ward 7 (not our ward) candidates at Four Season Restaurant, 455 Fanshawe Park Rd W. 6 p.m. (doors open 5:30). The Mayor portion will start no earlier than 7 pm.

Weds, Oct 10:

Sponsored by the Urban League of London, Women & Politics and the London Community Foundation
Wed Oct 10 Eagle Heights Public School – Oxford Street at Cherryhill All Candidates (Our Ward)
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and the meeting will take place from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. followed by a “meet & greet” until 8:30 p.m.

P.S. We are still waiting to hear a response to our neighbourhood’s 3 questions from a majority of the candidates for Mayor.

New Aurelia House Opens

The Sisters of the Precious Blood Monastery have opened their new Aurelia House.

From Sister Linda and all of the Sisters in London:

In order to share with you as soon as possible, we have put together a slideshow of the highlights of the opening from last weekend. Enjoy this little photo story (about 6 minutes long).

Catch Basins

Remember to keep the catch basin near your home clear of leaves and other debris. By doing so, you reduce the risk of street and other flooding.

Reminder

Keep your car and garage doors locked. One of those who has their car riffled through wanted to remind neighbours that garage door openers are often targeted – you may want to consider keeping them indoors overnight.