Ward 30 Bike Meeting
Tuesday, 7 April 2014–7-9 pm
Ralph Thornton Centre
Facilitator/chair (and timekeeper):
Patrick, Warren, Vivien, Gerry, Michael, Don, Ravi, Brandon, Sylvia, Paul.
AGENDA & DRAFT MINUTES TEMPLATE
Ravi to follow up
Sylvia to draft proposed amendments re RIverdale Ave.
Ravi to contact developer to find out when it’s happening
Vivien to email Susan
Gerry to contact developer to inquire why ward30bikes not in stakeholder group.
Paul to follow up with local group concerned with affordable retail in the area if they are a stakeholder
Michael to share with the group again the email re SAC
Ravi will share a formal notes from the meeting
Don to follow up on an Urban planning award
g) Waterfront Toronto
Antony Ward19 captain set up meeting with Waterfront Toronto
Public TownHall meeting April 1st - Vivien attended, no important updates to share.
Michael to share on google groups meeting minutes from Antony (Ward19 captain)
h) Danforth working group
Last mtg Mar 26th. update posted in Google Groups. Call for volunteers coming soon.
Warren has a contact at Re-Reading
Sylvia / Brandon / Patrick to update after next meeting
Ravi to send a copy of what Paula has asked the city for
i) First Gulf “Project 21” Stakeholder committee
Ward 30 Bikes has been invited to have a representative as part of the Stakeholder committee for the 21 Don Roadway plan (now called “Project 21”) First meeting set for Mon. April 20 6-9pm.
Gerry has volunteered to be our representative on the stakeholder committee - thanks!
Gerry to join stakeholder group, will keep us updated
Brandon gave an update: there’s lots happening at PWIC. We wrote a letter about PW2.11 (A Road Safety Plan for Toronto), which was sadly referred by council back to PWIC. Later this week, PWIC considers more exciting things, such as PW3.3, a motion re: 30km/h speed limit policy.
Ravi said we should address our individual letters to the chair and cc the councilor
Group discussed possibility of sending out an action alert to the mailchimp list.
Ravi encouraged not to do form letters, diversity of voices is better.
Brandon to keep the group informed
Ravi to communicate Paula’s stance on the matter
Ravi to check if Road Safety is on this week’s agenda.
a) Riverdale Park Clean Up Day - Apr 19, 10am
Sylvia / Don to go to the Riverdale Park clean up
b) Earth Day at SRHC - Apr 22
Sylvia / Michael to join Paul at event
Michael to get banner from Ben, and bring our standard stuff
Sylvia to stop by Cycle Toronto for kit info
c) Janes Walk - May 1,2,3rd
Michael & Don to organise a Jane’s Walk
d) Withrow Park Farmers Market Opening Day - May 23rd
Michael to coordinate with Ben (to choose)and Patrick (Withrow) Warren (Leslieville), plus Brandon (both)
e) Bike Month’s Bike To Work Day - May 25th
Paul to organize Dundas; whoever can attend will ride it.
f) Bike Month’s Bike to School Week @ Withrow Jr PS May 25th - May 29th
Sylvia to keep group informed
g) Riverside BIA Beats & Eats Festival - June 6th
Brandon to stay updated
Michael has volunteered
Brandon - send out a call to action / call for volunteer email blast
h) Bells on Danforth - June 7th
Brandon to keep us informed
i) Leslieville Tree Festival - June 13
Michael - organising
Ravi to help with permits
j) Tour de Tarts! - TBA
Warren will be taking this project on
3. Next meeting
Tuesday May 5th 7pm
Brandon to book meeting room
Portlands stakeholder, Gardiner public meeting coming up in April.
Below are the working groups / ‘sub-committee’ working on each project (people always welcome to join!)
Felstead Ave Cut Through: Michael, Sylvia
Riverdale Ave bike lanes: Sylvi, Michael, Brandon, Gerry, Patrick
Dundas East Bike lane closure: Michael, Vivien
Unilever site development: Brandon
Cycle TO bike to school project: Vivien
Lower Don Trail access ramp: Michael , Paul, Vivien
Leslie Barns CLG Michael, Vivien
Carlaw/Dundas study Michael
South of Eastern Avenue Strategic Plan Michael
Port Lands Acceleration Michael
Community Events Ben, Michael