Slides from the community information meeting on April 18, 2018 with the developer of the former Sherwood Forest School site are now available.
The draft Medway ESA Conservation Master Plan went to the City’s Planning and Environment Committee of Council for review on Monday. After 11:30 pm Monday night, this ended in a 3-3 tie vote. Councillor Park moved a motion to remove the bridge in our area, and got support from Hopkins and Turner (our Councillor, Phil Squire, is not on this Committee, and was therefore not eligible to vote, but he is certainly opposed to the bridges). The motion to remove the bridge was opposed by the Mayor, Councillors Helmer and Cassidy.
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Invitation to a community information meeting about the residential infill development by Forest Park Homes for part of the former Sherwood Forest Public School site:
Date: Wednesday, April, 18, 2018
Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Location: Medway Community Centre, 2nd floor at 119 Sherwood Forest Square
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Medway Valley Heritage Forest Environmentally Significant Area
The final report and background material for the Medway ESA Conservation Master Plan Review can be found at http://www.london.ca/residents/Environment/Natural-Environments/Pages/Conservation-Plans.aspx
There is a proposal for two new, likely large, bridges across the Medway including one adjacent to the “beach” in our area. (On the maps in the report, they are called “trail linkages”). This is a significant change to this Environmentally Significant Area and to our neighbourhood.
There has been an off and on effort from the City to bridge the Creek for the last 20 years. Each time our community has been outspoken with our concerns about the negative impacts on the natural environment increased use will cause. As you will note in the report and on the maps, there are large areas of habitat and examples of species at risk that are already stressed.
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Medway Valley Heritage ESA Becoming More Like A Park?
The full plan and background on changes to the Medway including two new “trail connections” (i.e., bridges) can be found on the City’s web site at:
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