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8 OUR INFRASTRUCTURE AND NETWORKS page Sherry's comments
8.2 General Infrastructure Policies internet being added as part of infrastructure??
8.3 Water and Wastewater Servicing
8.3.1 General Water & Wastewater Servicing Policies no comment
8.3.2 Water & Wastewater in Villages and Hamlets storm sewars vs ditches & culverts - ice in freeze thaw
8.4 Stormwater management global warming rains, ice plugs, snow in ditches
8.5 Transportation, Transit and Mobility mentions walking & biking, but should state these are discussed in Section 8.5.8, active transportation. Weston Road, Jane and Keele streets in particular are a major club cycling route for GTA - the hills seem to attract them. But there is nothing accommodating or safe about it.
8.5.1 General policy 4,6,10,12,13
8.5.2 Rail 8-10 like Point 2 that aggragate operators will be encouraged to use rail!
8.5.3 Road Network 8-10 Point 7 and 8, taken together might be allowing ONLY condominiums on former farms that are served by private road only (there is an example in Laskay).
8.5.4 Right-of-Way Widths and Road Widenings 8-12 no comment
8.5.5 Planned Corridors and Interchanges 8-13 possible interchange at 15th & 400; Hwy 413
8.5.6 Goods Movement, Truck Traffic and Village By-pass 8-13 Point 4:during road construction project, routes avoiding villages and hamlets should be considered. Construction duration should be minimized, with penalties for construction delays. Construction schedules should be posted on Region or Township web sites to allow alternate route insight.
Point 5: bipass around Nobleton via 15 or King Vaughn Line
8.5.7 Parking 8-14 hamlet parking does not seem to be addressed, and there are some issues
8.5.8 Active Transportation 8-15 cycling. Consideration of Weston, Jane and Keele Street as a major cycling route for GTA cycling clubs.
proposed route through township: how is land to be acquired and route built?
cycling. Encouragement of King GO station as key intersection for cycling routes
8.6 Energy consideration for generation of solar or wind energy to be adjacent to provincial highways, to minimize impact on neighbours
consideration to new energy generation be intended to use within King Township
8.7 Utilities destruction of trees should be avoided
where is internet infrastructure considered?
8.8 Waste Management waste collection should consider minimizing CO2 production
8.9 Oak Ridges Moraine Area Infrastructure Policies
8.9.1 General construction process to follow City of Ottawa wildlife protection standards
8.9.2 Water and Sewage 8-22 do not allow dewatering operations proximate to wells
8.9.3 Stormwater Management 8-22 consideration of increased rainfall events, as predicted for climate change over at least the next 20 years
develop groundwater models of King, focussing on areas for potential development - possibly funded with development funds
develop evaculation plans for King
Ontario Society of Professional Engineers recommendation (3): require municipalities to include Stormwater Infrastucture Asset Management Plan; develop standardized measurement criteria for monitoring.
8.9.4 Waste 8-23
8.10 Greenbelt Plan Infrastructure Policies no comment