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Weston Village BIA - Master Plan Pop Up

October 21, 2020

Weston Village BIA - Masterplan

The Weston Village BIA has retained Plant Architects Inc to complete a Master Plan for our BIA.

There will be a "pop-up" event on Saturday October 24, 2020 at 16 John Street, just outside the Farmers' Market. This event will allow the public to review the proposed Master Plan to date and ask any questions or provide any feedback.

If you are unable to attend, the presentation can be download from our Dropbox folder accessible via the link below.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/tdx7ezqvhrl5b12/AADRLrfX9eaa4NRBz-CVoC0ra?dl=0
 

 

Should you have any questions feel free to contact Antonella Nicaso at antonella.nicaso@toronto.ca

 

BIA Coordinator – Weston Village BIA

October 21, 2020

BIA Coordinator – Weston Village BIA

 

The Board of Directors of the Weston Village Business Improvement Area (BIA) requires a
Coordinator/Administrator on a Full-Time basis to provide administrative support, customer service and
general assistance to the Board and Members.  The individual must be a self-starter and posses strong
organizational skills to ensure that projects and activities are completed on time. The Board is looking
for a personable, energetic, and organized person who is comfortable working with a team of local
business owners to bring their ideas to life and to assist the Board in fulfilling the BIA’s goals.

 

The Individual shall:
• Provide support for committee meetings including taking minutes and forwarding to Board members
• Execute all Administrative functions of the daily Operations of the BIA including the preparation of all
communications (emails, newsletters, marketing materials) to the Board, BIA members and community
• Assist in the coordination of joint partnerships between the BIA, the City and other stakeholders
• Assist in the establishment of positive, constructive and proactive relationships with the BIA members
as well as those non-members whose actions can impact the BIA
• Marketing, Social Media, Advertising support with assistance from Board members, Sub-
Committees, and Membership
• Maintain and update the membership database
• Other duties as needed.

 

The Individual Must:
• Be skilled in Project Administration and have ability to research and execute new projects
• Possess excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written
• Be highly organized and self-motivated with ability to manage concurrent projects
• A proficiency in computers, preferably in Microsoft Office, and bookkeeping skills
• Have some knowledge/experience of municipal government structure and operations
• Have a driver’s license, personal vehicle an asset but not required.

 

Working with the Chair (and/or Designate and other Board Members as required from time to time), the
BIA Coordinator will, in addition to the duties outlined above, be responsible for administering the BIA
Annual Events, researching alternative association Funding Mechanisms, assisting BIA members as may
be required (fielding enquiries etc), liaising with City staff where necessary.  

 

Weston Village - Toronto, Ontario. Full-time position. Remuneration commensurate with experience.  

 

Please send resume to the attention of Chair, Weston Village BIA at admin@westonvillagebia.com no
later than Friday, November 13th, 2020. 

Michael J. McDonald - Former Chair and Beloved Friend

October 6, 2020

 

On behalf of the Board of the Weston Village BIA, it is with a heavy heart that I recieved the news, today, of the passing of our past chair and my dear friend, Michael McDonald, L.L.B.
We offer our sincerest condolences to his six wonderful daughters and their families. Family was everything to Michael and their love sustained him over his long illness.

Michael was a man of huge intellect, integrity, and wit and each member of our board, past and present, has their own special memories of Michael that can be shared on our social media. Please feel free to visit and share your memories of the great man we loved so well.

 

Rest in Peace, dear friend.

 

Sincerely,

Masum Hossain
Weston Village BIA Chairman

 

Weston Road Reconstruction - October 2020

October 6, 2020

 

Dear BIA Members,

 

Construction on Weston Road through our BIA continues. The overall project is ~40% complete, however, the construction within our BIA nears an end. Grascan is scheduled to continue and complete the curb, gutter, and sidewalk work from Lawrence Avenue West to King Street during the month of October. They will also continue the Hydro work between Lawrence Avenue West and Elesmere (East side).

All construction is to cease as of November 22, 2020 and will resume in February 28, 2021. The BIA will post an update on what remaining work is left for the month of November before the shutdown once we know more.

Should you have any questions, feel free to contact our office or the Public Consultation Unit on the above Construction Update Notice
toronto.ca/westonroad

 

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