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#1. High Property Tax Assessments:
Value Assessment is an important issue to Beaches residents. The Municipal
Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) recently sent out the 2005 property
assessments to all
The meeting was hosted by Marilyn Churley, MPP Toronto-Danforth and Michael Prue, MPP Beaches-East York. Guest Speakers include: Sandra Bussin, Deputy Mayor, City Councilor, Ward 32, Beaches-East York (south) Paula Fletcher, City Councilor, Ward 30, Toronto-Danforth Janet Davis, City Councilor, Ward 31, Beaches-East York.
Information on filing
a request for reconsideration or appealing an assessment is available
at www.mpac.ca and by
phone at 1-866-296-6722. You can also contact the Ontario Ombudsman, Andre
Marin, who is undertaking a review of MPAC’s decision-making process.
He can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing at:
Mr. Andre Marin, Ombudsman of Ontario, 125 Queen’s Park,
Guided Walk on the Leslie Street Spit focusing on Birds
Toronto Field Naturalists invites you to join them for a nature walk and birding outing. Bring lunch and binoculars. Dress warmly. Children are welcome but NO pets.
Saturday, December 17th at 10:00am
Meet the walk leaver Doug Paton at the park entrance
website: www.sources.com/tfn, PH:416-593-2656
for your announcement, call us at 416.690.4269
#2. Featured Local Business:
Where’s the beef? Ask Ernie
Meat on the Beach has been at its current location (
#3. Featured Local Story:
An Exemplary Young Beacher
Mark Killin was the second place winner in the Beaches Living Guide Halloween Contest. Now 16, Mark’s delight in preparing elaborate Halloween decorations began 10 at age 6 in helping his dad. Conceiving an overall design first, Mark, making use of materials collected over the years , assembled his wining effort, now with his dad aiding him, over a period of 4 weeks. [full story]
#4. Looking ahead - What's Happening in the Beaches!
Below is a list of upcoming events in the Beaches. For event details, please visit online Community Events calendar:
#4. Friendly Reminders: