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November 22, 2005
‘Making Green Roofs Happen’ in Toronto
  
On Wednesday, November 23, Mayor David Miller, Deputy Mayor Joe Pantalone and members of the Roundtable on the Environment will host a special public meeting at City Hall to discuss options for implementing green roofs in the City of Toronto. Members of the public will have the opportunity to make a five-minute deputation to share their comments and suggestions.

Date: Wednesday, November 23

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Location: Council Chamber, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

The meeting will include a presentation on the discussion paper “Making Green Roofs Happen,” including the results of the “Environmental Benefits and Costs of Green Roof Technology” study, an overview of how other cities encourage green roofs, an outline of the proposed standards for green roofs and the options for implementation in Toronto in 2006.

Following the public meeting, the Roundtable on the Environment will make recommendations to City Council for the implementation of the Green Roofs Strategy.

Anyone interested in making a deputation or to obtain a copy of the “Making Green Roofs Happen” discussion paper or the “Environmental Benefits and Costs of Green Roof Technology” study, call 416-395-7352 or visit http://www.toronto.ca/greenroofs.


Media contacts:

Jane Welsh
Project Manager
Environment, Policy and Research
City Planning
416-392-9709

Patchen Barss
Office of Mayor David Miller
416-338-7134 (office)
416-294-0897 (cell)

Deputy Mayor Joe Pantalone
Chair of the Roundtable on the Environment
416-392-4009



 

 

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