YESAB decision document for North 60 Petro Cardlock

Yukon Government has altered the recommendation of YESAB to upgrade the intersection(s) at Hillcrest and the Alaska Highway within three years as part of the North 60 Petro project. It has been changed to allow for upgrading at some point in the future, with no timeline or commitment attached, substantially weakening the recommendation of YESAB.

You can read the full decision document here.

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Reminder about cleaning up after your pet

The HCA has received several complaints from residents about dog walkers who are not cleaning up after their pets.

Be a thoughtful neighbour and pick up after your dog. There are free poop bags available at the Elijah Smith trail and the entrance to the park.

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Response from Minister for Highways and Public Works RE: Safe highway crossing

Click here to read the latest statement from the Minister for Highways and Public Works in response to the community’s request for a safe highway crossing.

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Hillcrest Summer BBQ and Baseball Game

All fellow Hillcresters are invited to our 2nd Hillcrest Summer BBQ and Baseball game!

Where:  Beside the Rink in central park
When: Sunday, June 3 from 4 to 6pm
What to Bring: A plate, cup and fork 🙂

BBQ and some salads will be provided but feel free to bring a dish if you like, and of course your own baseball glove!

See you out there!

Shaunaugh, Sandy, Laura,

Jennifer, Dan, Merran, & Paul

Your Hillcrest Community Association

 

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Bike to Work Week 2018

Yukon Bike to Work Week is May 28th to June 3rd! We hope you can join us for a Hillcrest group ride downtown on Wednesday, May 30.

Departing: 8:10 a.m. (should be plenty of time to get downtown by 8:30)
Meeting location: “grass triangle” at the junction of Sunset Drive North and Summit Drive.  
Who: If you can ride a bike, you can join.
Route: Roundel –> Burns Road –> Airport Trail –>Black Street
Reward: City will be providing treats/swag on the Airport Trail.
Website: https://yukonbiketowork.ca

See you May 30th!

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Response from City of Whitehorse RE: YESAB application at #3 Roundel

The HCA contacted the City of Whitehorse to find out how they might address the question of traffic management for the proposed cardlock refueling station at #3 Roundel in Hillcrest.

Since YG will not permit access to the lot from the highway, it will be a municipal issue.

We received this response from the Mayor’s office.

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HCA makes a submission to YESAB regarding proposed cardlock at #3 Roundel

The Hillcrest Community Association received a lot of important feedback from our community members about the proposal from North 60 Petro Ltd to develop a cardlock re-fueling station at the intersection of Roundel and the Alaska Highway.

The association took the time to coordinate that feedback into a formal submission under the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Boards review process.

The submission can be read here, and the deadline for submissions was extended to May 10th, 2018. Visit their website for more information. 

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