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 ūüôā

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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HCA requests meeting with North 60 Petro to discuss highway crossing and traffic

The Hillcrest Community Association is seeking a meeting with the management of North 60 Petro Ltd. to discuss their proposed cardlock re-fueling station at #3 Roundel in Hillcrest.

The association sent a letter to North 60 which can be read here.

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City and HCA remain committed to infrastructure improvements in Hillcrest

The HCA sent a letter to the City of Whitehorse to inquire about the city’s future plans for infrastructure work in Hillcrest, given that there is money for the project in the 2018-2021 capital budget. That letter can be read by clicking the link below.

Letter to CoW re Capital Budget 2018 02 13

The City’s response (found at the link below) indicates that they intend to hold a second vote, following a consultation with residents about the nature of the improvement and the proposed charges that would accompany them.

Letter from the City of Whitehorse to HCA RE: Hillcrest LIC Update.

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Tank Farm Remediation Authorization Renewal

Tank Farm

The proponents of the Upper Tank Farm remediation project have asked Environment Yukon to renew their authorizations, which are set to expire on December 31, 2017.  Environment Yukon may renew the authorizations without a new assessment if they determine there has been no significant change to the original plan.

Environment Yukon has made a preliminary determination that the proposed activities have not significantly changed since the last assessment.  Before making its final determination, Environment Yukon is soliciting input and has contacted the HCA.

We have until November 24th to provide any comments on the question of whether there is a significant change to the original activities carried out.

Please share your views, concerns and opinions with us to the hillcrest.yt@gmail.com as soon as possible.

Relevant documents are found below:

Ministerial Authorization Amendment

YESAB Decision Document

Land Treatment Facility Permit

Air Emissions Permit

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