Minutes of Swansea Area Ratepayers’ Association Executive Meeting – November 16, 2004


Present: Ritvars Bregzis, George Dubauskas, Ed Gaigalas, Louis Gris, Frances Labelle, Bill Roberts, Nick Singh, Sybil Wilkinson, Bonnie Schulman, Ron Braun, Peter Keefe


Regrets: Merle Hudson, Pat Reavy, John Meijer


1. Call to Order and Declaration of Conflicts of Interest:

The meeting began at 7:38 p.m. at the Swansea Town Hall.  There were no declared conflicts of interest.


2.   Approval of Agenda:

The agenda was approved. Moved by G. Dubauskas seconded by W. Roberts                                     Carried


3.   Minutes:

Minutes of October 19, 2004   unavailable Defer item


4. Membership Report:

W. Roberts moved, seconded by F. Labelle                                                                                          Carried


5. Fundraising Report:

Please sell tickets to Bloor West Village Players Benefit performance.


6. Treasurer’s Report and Approval of Expenses:

The attached report was moved by F. Labelle and seconded by G. Dubauskas                          Carried


7. City Communications:

Nothing to report.


8. Current Items:


a) 1947-1997 Bloor St. W. – Context Development:   House south is uninhabited

      b) 286 Ellis Ave - Councillor requested City support at OMB

c) 3 Briorcroft- awaiting decision

d) 169 South Kingsway- waiting for decision and Request approval for letter W. Roberts/F. Labelle


e) Gardiner Lakeshore Task Force- move to monitor items section

f) Toronto Official Plan and Swansea Part II Plan – material coming, better maps issue

g) Humber Cinema – nothing to report

h) Dark Horse - waiting for response. Authorize F. Labelle /R. Baum to write letter to Mayor and LLBO

i) Vision Study (Bloor St) – November 29 at STH

j) Windermere by the Lake- Letter of non objection to be sent


 9. Community Organizations:


            a) Community Police Liaison Committee – nothing to report need new representative

            b) High Park Community Advisory Council – nothing to report

            c) Swansea Community Recreation Centre & Rennie Park: nothing to report

  d) Swansea Historical Society – nothing to report

 e) Swansea Memorial Library and Friends of the Swansea Memorial Library – Nov.28 Book Sale at STHA Antique Show and Sale

 f) Swansea Public School – nothing to report

 g) Swansea Town Hall Board of Management - AGM in February Replacement needed for L. Gris

 h) Confederation of Resident & Ratepayer Associations (CORRA) - nothing to report

i) World 19 – close item


10 New Businesses


99 Coe hill - F. Labelle wrote C of A parking study done

258 Windermere – conclude letters re Mr. Laughlin

102 Durie – no issue

37 Riverside Cres.talk to members who are neighbours

Queen Street Extension - Dumping ground W. Roberts and F. Labelle to send letter


11 Monitor Items


a)   Southport Plaza Redevelopment – letters sent

b)   1900 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (former Meow Club site) – close

c)   Municipal Shelters – nothing to report

d)   Fred Victor Centre / Joy co Station - nothing to report)

e)   Billy Bob/The Fan – Nick to send letter

f)    Humber Pedestrian Trail

g)   Humber Bay Treatment Facility

h)   Petro Canada Station – 8 South Kingsway

i)     Community Council

j)     Traffic calming

k)  Second Suites

l)     Swansea Mews

m) 337 Windermere

n)   258 Windermere

o)   47 Mayfield


16 Next Meeting/Adjournment-        The meeting adjourned at 9:30 P.M.

  The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday December 14, 2004 at 7:30 p.m.