Media Release

 
July 15, 2011

York Region releases summer edition of York Works that features investments in community-building

Transportation and Environmental Services newsletter highlights significant programs
for sustainable development
NEWMARKET – The Regional Municipality of York has mailed the 2011 summer edition of York Works to 330,000 households and businesses across York Region.
 
York Works is a newsletter published by The Regional Municipality of York to help residents stay informed of Regional programs, projects and services within the Transportation Services and Environmental Services departments.
 
The summer edition of the newsletter discusses the Region’s rehabilitation efforts in Rouge Park, construction of new rapid transit facilities and Southeast Collector Trunk Sewer, strategic vision for waste management and measures to protect our urban forests. 
 
The newsletter also contains information on the Emerald Ash Borer, a new speed limit policy for Regional roads, summer water conservation, and new online tools to register for forestry programs or determine what gets recycled. 
 
In addition to providing information directly to residents on present and future initiatives, York Works contains a number of links to program and service information via the Region’s website www.york.ca and our new social media pages on Facebook and Twitter.
 
For questions or comments on items discussed in York Works or other programs and services offered by York Region, please email yorkworks@york.ca or call toll-free 1-877-464-9675, extension 1234.
 
Electronic copies of York Works in PDF format are available at www.york.ca by clicking the front page link.
 
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Media Contact: Michael Kemp, Corporate Communications, York Region
 1-877-464-9675, ext. 1232 • Cell: 905-251-6419 • michael.kemp@york.ca
 

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Media Contact: Michelle McEwan, Corporate Communications, York Region
  1-877-464-9675, ext. 1209 . Cell: 905-251-6412 . michelle.mcewan@york.ca
 
Founded in 1971, The Regional Municipality of York is made up of nine municipalities
and provides services to more than one million residents, 29,000 businesses and 495,000 employees.

 For more information visit us at www.york.ca Follow us on : York Region   @YorkRegionGovt  
 
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