Edward Street Improvements

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In 2015, Whitchurch-Stouffville Council approved the budget to study the possible opening of Edward Street at Bramble Crescent, in downtown Stouffville. Later that year, an external consultant was hired to conduct an Environmental Assessments (EA), which includes public consultations. In early 2019, based on research and the consultations, Council approved moving ahead with reconstruction of the full length of Edwards street, from Main Street to Millard Street.

The objectives of opening Edward Street up to Millard Street include the enhancement traffic operations, improving pavement conditions, promoting active transportation (walking, cycling, etc.), and providing additional direct access and continuity to Stouffville’s downtown businesses.


Public Information Centre No. 2

A second interactive, drop-in style Public Information Centre is scheduled to allow all interested parties an opportunity to review the proposed alternative design options and discuss the project further with the study team.

Date: Monday November 25th, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Stouffville Clippers Sports Complex, Multipurpose Room 1, 120 Weldon Road, Stouffville


Public input is encouraged throughout this process and will be given consideration during the planning and design of this project. The deadline for the submission of comments following Public Information Centre No. 2 will be December 9th, 2019. If you are unable to attend the Public Information Centre, presentation material will be available on this webpage after November 25th, 2019. Information will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record. To obtain additional information or to provide input, please contact Tim Hayward, Project Lead.



Previous Community Engagement:



Notice of Public Information Centre #1:

Date: Thursday, May 3rd, 2018.
Time:
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location:
Stouffville Arena, 12483 Ninth Line, Stouffville, ON


The Project

The Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) to facilitate improvements to Edward Street, including an extension to Millard Street. The project study area includes Edward Street from Main Street to Millard Street for a distance of approximately 955 m, as illustrated in the accompanying map. The purpose of this project is to enhance traffic operations, improve pavement condition, promote active transportation (walking, cycling, etc.), and provide additional direct access and continuity to Stouffville’s downtown businesses.

This undertaking is classified as a Schedule ‘C’ project in accordance with the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Oct. 2000, as amended 2007, 2011 & 2015).


Public Information Centre No. 1

An interactive, drop-in style Public Information Centre has been arranged to introduce the project and to allow all interested parties an opportunity to review the alternative solutions developed to address the identified deficiencies and to discuss the project with the study team. This meeting is the first of two Public Information Centres planned for this project.


Comments Invited

Public input is encouraged throughout this process and will be given consideration during the planning and design of this project. The deadline for the submission of comments following Public Information Centre No. 1 will be May 17, 2018. If you are unable to attend the Public Information Centre, presentation material will be available on the Town’s website at townofws.ca after May 3rd, 2018. Information will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record. To obtain additional information or to provide input, please contact either of the members listed below.


Notice of Environmental Assessment:

The Project

The Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville has retained Ainley & Associates Limited (Ainley Group) to complete a Schedule “C” Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the road corridor improvements and extension of Edward Street from Main Street to Millard Street, as illustrated in the accompanying map, for a total distance of approximately 955m in length. The purpose of this undertaking is to enhance traffic operations, improve pavement condition, promote active transportation (walking, cycling, etc.), and provide additional direct access and continuity to Stouffville’s downtown businesses.

The Process

Based on the scope of work proposed this project is classified as a Schedule “C” in accordance with the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment and is therefore subject to the completion of Phase’s 1 to 4 under the EA process. Please note that Public Information Centres (PIC’s) will be scheduled at a later date to provide an opportunity for interested parties to discuss the project with the Project Team and to provide input. Advance notification regarding the PIC’s will be provided at a later date. Please also note that during the course of the project there will be on-going field investigations and public cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Comments Invited

Public input is encouraged throughout the study process. To obtain additional information or to provide input, please contact either of the members listed below.


In 2015, Whitchurch-Stouffville Council approved the budget to study the possible opening of Edward Street at Bramble Crescent, in downtown Stouffville. Later that year, an external consultant was hired to conduct an Environmental Assessments (EA), which includes public consultations. In early 2019, based on research and the consultations, Council approved moving ahead with reconstruction of the full length of Edwards street, from Main Street to Millard Street.

The objectives of opening Edward Street up to Millard Street include the enhancement traffic operations, improving pavement conditions, promoting active transportation (walking, cycling, etc.), and providing additional direct access and continuity to Stouffville’s downtown businesses.


Public Information Centre No. 2

A second interactive, drop-in style Public Information Centre is scheduled to allow all interested parties an opportunity to review the proposed alternative design options and discuss the project further with the study team.

Date: Monday November 25th, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Stouffville Clippers Sports Complex, Multipurpose Room 1, 120 Weldon Road, Stouffville


Public input is encouraged throughout this process and will be given consideration during the planning and design of this project. The deadline for the submission of comments following Public Information Centre No. 2 will be December 9th, 2019. If you are unable to attend the Public Information Centre, presentation material will be available on this webpage after November 25th, 2019. Information will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record. To obtain additional information or to provide input, please contact Tim Hayward, Project Lead.



Previous Community Engagement:



Notice of Public Information Centre #1:

Date: Thursday, May 3rd, 2018.
Time:
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location:
Stouffville Arena, 12483 Ninth Line, Stouffville, ON


The Project

The Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) to facilitate improvements to Edward Street, including an extension to Millard Street. The project study area includes Edward Street from Main Street to Millard Street for a distance of approximately 955 m, as illustrated in the accompanying map. The purpose of this project is to enhance traffic operations, improve pavement condition, promote active transportation (walking, cycling, etc.), and provide additional direct access and continuity to Stouffville’s downtown businesses.

This undertaking is classified as a Schedule ‘C’ project in accordance with the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Oct. 2000, as amended 2007, 2011 & 2015).


Public Information Centre No. 1

An interactive, drop-in style Public Information Centre has been arranged to introduce the project and to allow all interested parties an opportunity to review the alternative solutions developed to address the identified deficiencies and to discuss the project with the study team. This meeting is the first of two Public Information Centres planned for this project.


Comments Invited

Public input is encouraged throughout this process and will be given consideration during the planning and design of this project. The deadline for the submission of comments following Public Information Centre No. 1 will be May 17, 2018. If you are unable to attend the Public Information Centre, presentation material will be available on the Town’s website at townofws.ca after May 3rd, 2018. Information will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record. To obtain additional information or to provide input, please contact either of the members listed below.


Notice of Environmental Assessment:

The Project

The Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville has retained Ainley & Associates Limited (Ainley Group) to complete a Schedule “C” Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the road corridor improvements and extension of Edward Street from Main Street to Millard Street, as illustrated in the accompanying map, for a total distance of approximately 955m in length. The purpose of this undertaking is to enhance traffic operations, improve pavement condition, promote active transportation (walking, cycling, etc.), and provide additional direct access and continuity to Stouffville’s downtown businesses.

The Process

Based on the scope of work proposed this project is classified as a Schedule “C” in accordance with the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment and is therefore subject to the completion of Phase’s 1 to 4 under the EA process. Please note that Public Information Centres (PIC’s) will be scheduled at a later date to provide an opportunity for interested parties to discuss the project with the Project Team and to provide input. Advance notification regarding the PIC’s will be provided at a later date. Please also note that during the course of the project there will be on-going field investigations and public cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Comments Invited

Public input is encouraged throughout the study process. To obtain additional information or to provide input, please contact either of the members listed below.


CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

We are looking for your comments regarding the improvements to Edward Street. Enter your thoughts below and they will be sent to staff for reply.

This form will be open until December 9, 2019.


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