October Update

Sherwood Forest School Site

The rezoning of the Sherwood Forest School site passed City Council last night. The next step is for the city to prepare a Request for Proposal for the sale of the 2/3rds of the site that will be developed for housing in accordance with the zoning by law. We will update you when we hear any further news. We will also need to encourage our new City Councillor to get 7 other members of Council to add money to the 2015 budget for park amenities.

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Neighborhood news and events

Sherwood Forest Public School Site

A reminder of the City-led meeting this coming Wednesday, September 3, at 7 PM at City Hall, 2nd floor. Parking on the street is free after 6 pm.

Our Adoption of the Medway Valley Environmentally Significant Area

Ruth Walton and Patti Prieur are our leaders on this initiative. They invite you to contact them for more information and invite everyone to attend a city event next Saturday. See this poster for more information.

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Follow up to Jan 29 Meeting

Information from the Jan 29 meeting –

The full presentation from the Jan 27 public meeting is available on the City’s website at http://www.london.ca/residents/Environment/Natural-Environments/Documents/Medway-Public-Meeting-2.pdf. A copy of the full presentation is also available at the Sherwood Branch of the London Public Library.

As a reminder, the

Seeking Neighbourhood Tree Captains

Be the inspiration for the neighbourhood – Build a network of like-minded people to assure the continued survival of the trees in the neighbourhood.

Residential neighbourhoods make up 40% of the “plantable” space in London. The “Neighbourhood Tree Captain” program hopes to fill in these gaps through identifying people willing to champion tree planting in Orchard Park/Sherwood Forest. Training and support will be provided. Time commitment: 1 to 2 hours a week spring and fall

Next Training Date:
– Tuesday, February 4, 6:30 to 9 pm
– 2nd Floor City Hall, Corner of Dufferin and Wellington

Please contact Louise at Louise@ReForestLondon.ca for more information.

January Flyer

Here is a flyer with information on the upcoming community meeting

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Place: Orchard Park Public School Gymnasium

Among the agenda items for the meeting, Councillor Nancy Branscombe and the Sherwood Forest School site committee will provide an update on the future of the Sherwood Forest School site.

OPSFR Jan 2014