Midtown resident, planner runs for council seat
Eglinton-Lawrence candidate wants more consultation on planning issues
By Kris Scheuer
(Written for Town Crier May 7)
Ward 16 council candidate Terry Mills isn’t shy about his disappointment that Riocan’s redeveloping the open space at Yonge and Eglinton.
But that is not the only reason he’s running against incumbent Karen Stinz who supported the plan to build over the space.
Mills said he’d like to see better city planning that includes community input on a local vision for neighbourhoods far in advance of any development applications.
Mills, a professional planner with architectural training, has been involved in local residents associations and city planning for decades.
“I worked on the guidelines in 2003 for the TTC lands across the street,” he said referring to the southwest corner of Yonge and Eglinton. “That (plan) got passed this spring,” Continue reading