Please write an email in support of the designation of Mimico Estates under Ontario Heritage Act. The item is on the agenda for Apr 9 Community Council meeting.

I strongly urge you to write an email in support of the designation discussed below.

This photo taken April 3, 2013 shows one of the key Mimico Estates heritage buildings. Jaan Pill photo

The following message of March 27, 2013 is from the City Clerk’s Office:

On April 9, 2013, starting at 9:30 a.m.The Etobicoke York Community Council will meet in The Council Chamber, Main Floor, Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall.

The Community Council will consider at 7:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter:

Item: EY23.7 – Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act – Lake Shore Boulevard West and Douglas Boulevard (Mimico Estates)

 You can find a copy of the item on the City’s website:

You can pick up a printed copy of the item and any communications related to the item from the City Clerk’s Office, Main Floor, Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall. You can also ask City staff to e-mail you this information. The community council’s e-mail address is:

If you wish to make a presentation to the community council about this item, please phone 416-394-8101 or email by noon on the day before the meeting, so that we can include your name on the list of speakers.  We limit presentations to no longer than five minutes to make sure that everyone who wants to speak has an opportunity.

Please call 416-394-8101, if you have any questions about the Etobicoke York Community Council or any items on its agenda.

for Ulli S. Watkiss,
City Clerk

You can participate in the meeting

The City of Toronto encourages everyone to take part in the decision-making process at the City.

You can participate by attending a meeting, or commenting on a particular item in writing.

If you want to comment on an item in writing, mail, fax or e-mail your comments to:

Etobicoke York Community Council
City Clerk’s Office
Main Floor, Etobicoke Civic Centre
399 The West Mall
Toronto, ON  M9C 2Y2

Telephone: 416-394-8101
Fax: 416-394-5600

Please note that City staff will not accept any communication which is unsigned or which does not include a mailing address.

The City can make available any special assistance that you may require, including attendant care services, if you give some advance notice. Please call 416-394-8101 or TTY 416-338-0889 to request this assistance.

Notice to people writing or making a presentation to the Etobicoke York Community Council

The City of Toronto Act, 2006 and the City of Toronto Municipal Code authorize the City of Toronto to collect any personal information in your communication or presentation to City Council or its committees.

The City collects this information to enable it to make informed decisions on the relevant issue(s). If you are submitting letters, faxes, e-mails, presentations or other communications to the City, you should be aware that your name and the fact that you communicated with the City will become part of the public record and will appear on the City’s website. The City will also make your communication and any personal information in it – such as your postal address, telephone number or e-mail address – available to the public, unless you expressly request the City to remove it.

The City videotapes committee and community council meetings. If you make a presentation to a committee or community council, the City will be videotaping you and City staff may make the video tapes available to the public.

If you want to learn more about why and how the City collects your information, write to the City Clerk’s Office, Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall, Toronto ON M9C 2Y2 or call 416-394-8101.

[End of message from City Clerk’s Office]


Mimico Estates is also known as Amedeo Garden Court, and as the Ormsby / Franceschini Estate.

I strongly urge you to send an email in support of the designation of the buildings under the Ontario Heritage Act.

Further information about the importance of this site can be found under the Mimico 20/20 Category at this website including this background document.


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