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Foundations poured on Plains Road Habitat for Humanity build; new build at 2384 Queensway

From Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga September newsletter:

Habitat foundations on Plains Road site.

We’re making some great progress on our Plains Road build site. All the concrete is finally poured and the first floor is nearing completion in all 13 units. The building is really starting to take shape, thanks to lots of help from local volunteers like A & M Masonry. Michael Alves and his team graciously volunteered to help build the 1st floor cinder block wall. The wall is the core of the 2-hour fire separator for the housing structure, a critical component of our build. Their skillsets have played a crucial role in completing the 1st floor of our build, and we’re so very grateful for their help.

 

We’ve still got a long way to go and we’re looking for local companies and businesses to help us out. The pressure is on to get everything closed in for the winter months, so please contact Nneka Onwualu, our Gift-In-Kind Manager, today at nonwualu@habitathalton.ca or call 289-983-0587.

From the Councillor:

Habitat is also proposing a new townhouse development at 2384 Queensway Drive, but are in the process of revising plans based on feedback from staff. Once the plans are finalized I will be calling a public meeting likely before the end of the year. Watch for details here and in my monthly newsletter.

Location of Queensway Habitat build

 

 

 

I was inspired to seek public office because I believe, like so many of you, “I can do something about that” on the issues we face. As councilor, my role is to take a stand on what’s best for residents and go to bat for it. Pushback is inevitable from those who don’t have the community’s interests at heart. I will stand with you and for you, to achieve the best interests of our city, without caving to unacceptable compromise in the name of consensus.

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  1. Thank you Marcia. 1325 & 1331 Plains Road East and 1025 Glendor Ave.; 12 back-to-back townhouses and one, one-storey accessible unit. The links to the article about this development are at the bottom of the article above.

  2. Hi Marianne, Love your newsletter even though I am in Aldershot. Please let me know the address of the Plains Road Habitat for Humanity house.

    Thanks very much.

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