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Coming Up at the Nov. 10th Richmond Hill Council Meeting

Richmond Hill Council Meeting Wednesday November 10, 2021at 9:30am

Items of Interest include:

Correspondence and Petition regarding the nature and rate of infill development in the Sanderson and Mayvern Crescents area

2021 Fire Services Master Fire Plan

The 2021 Fire Services Master Plan provides forty-five (45) short, medium and long term recommendations that will guide Fire Services for the next ten (10) year period. This fire services master plan is an all-encompassing strategic look at the immediate (0-1 year) short term (1-3 year), medium term (4-6 year) and long-term (7 – 10 year) and ongoing priorities relating to equipment, response, resources, staffing and station locations.. The plan measures today’s abilities against approved community planning,

future population figures and community sprawl both horizontally in future development

and vertically in the City core.

  • Recommendations include a staffing level increase of 20 suppression firefighters was a recommendation of the 2016 plan. As stated in this report, Council approved 4 of the 20 staff and those staff have been recruited. The 2021 plan also recommends these additional firefighters.

  • The City’s 2022 Operating Budget will contain a staff request for the 16 remaining firefighters for Council’s consideration and a 5 year phased in funding model not impacting the 2022 tax rate.

See below if you want to make or submit any comments regarding the agenda items.

Public Comments: The public may submit written correspondence regarding agenda matters by email to Written correspondence must be submitted by 12 p.m. Tuesday November 9th.

Electronic Delegations: The public may apply to appear as an electronic delegation by video conference or by telephone. Applications to appear as an electronic delegation must be submitted by 12 p.m. Tuesday November 9th by email to or by using the on-line form. The Office of the Clerk will provide instructions on appearing as an electronic delegation.

Public Forum: Any person who wishes to speak to Council on a matter not on the agenda must pre-register with the Office of the Clerk by 12 p.m. Tuesday November 9th by email to or by using the on-line form. Public Forum will be by video conference via the internet or telephone only. A maximum of five persons will be allowed to register for the Public Forum on a first come first serve basis.

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