Posted Monday, July 26, 2021

RHDDO dome

Richmond Hill David Dunlap Observatory Park Poised to become City's Next Destination Park

RICHMOND HILL – The City of Richmond Hill is making strides in the development of the Richmond Hill David Dunlap Observatory (RHDDO) Park, with the completion of significant restoration work on the historic Observatory dome and administration building.

Over the past year, adhering to strict requirements for heritage restoration, intricate work was carefully carried out on the 86-year-old...
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Posted Monday, July 19, 2021

Apply by August 16 for Up to $5,000 to Start or Expand Your Business!

For the fifth year in a row, Richmond Hill is offering new and growing companies up to $5,000 in grants to start and expand their businesses. Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, the City’s Starter Company Plus program helps entrepreneurs gain skills and knowledge with business education and training, and capital and professional advice. 

New this year, the...
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Posted Wednesday, July 14, 2021

RICHMOND HILL – The province has announced that Ontario will move into Step Three of its three-step Roadmap to Reopen on Friday, July 16 at 12:01 a.m. As a result, residents should be aware of the following:

What’s currently open


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Posted Monday, June 28, 2021

Asset Management Plan guides effective, efficient maintenance and repair

Richmond Hill – Richmond Hill Council has endorsed the 2021 Asset Management Plan, further delivering on its priority of fiscal responsibility through the responsible management of City infrastructure and assets.

Guided by the Asset Management Plan, City staff track, manage and optimize the quality and reliability of its infrastructure assets, which in turn deliver crucial services to the community. The...
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Posted Thursday, June 24, 2021

RICHMOND HILL – The City of Richmond Hill has earned the highest level of ISO 37120 certification from the World Council on City Data (WCCD) for the second year in a row as part of the “Data for Canadian Cities Pilot Project”.

ISO 37120 is the first ISO standard developed especially for cities. The standard contains 104 fully numeric indicators, across 19 themes, and measures city services and quality of life. In year two of the pilot project funded by Canada’s...
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