AGM – June 19th @ 7pm

The 2014 Annual General Meeting of Unit Owners of Metropolitan Toronto Condominium Corporation No. 615 will be held in the Party Room at 192 Jarvis Street, Toronto on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.  Registration will commence at 6:45 p.m.  If a quorum is not registered by 7:30 p.m., the meeting will be adjourned.

The Agenda for the Meeting:

1. Call to Order

2. Appointment of Recording Secretary and Scrutineers

3. Proof of Notice of the Meeting

4. Scrutineers Report on Attendance

5. Approval of Minutes of June 20, 2013

6. Presentation of December 31, 2013 Audited Financial Statements

7. Appointment of Auditor for the Year Ending December 31, 2014

8. Report on Collection of HST on Commercial Revenue

9. Confirmation of Board Decision to Remove Hot Tub and Repurpose Room to Gym

10. Rules, Occupants Guide & Renovations Manual Committee Report

11. Report on Replacement of Elevators

12. Report on Building Representatives/Relief Superintendents

13. Report on Ryerson Student Residence Development

14. Decorating Committee Report

15. Social Committee Report

16. Gardening Committee Report

17. Nominations and Election of Director

18. General Question and Answer Period (Limited to 20 Minutes)

19. Termination of Meeting

Barry O’Neill’s three-year position as director expires at the meeting.

If you’re interested in sitting on the Board but cannot attend the meeting, please express your desire to stand for election in writing and deliver it to the on-site management office or send it to Management Professionals Realty Limited. Should you wish to stand for election and if you will be attending the meeting, you may want to speak to the owners mentioning why they should elect you (over other candidates, if any). Each candidate will be allocated a few minutes to speak to the owners at the meeting.

The package of information will be sent by Dan to unit owners prior to the meeting.


crane1Hello all,

Some owners have raised questions about the height of the podium of the condo currently under construction to the north of our building. City Council approve a 6 storey podium. As of today, the contractor is pouring the seventh level.

I emailed the Toronto Planning Dept., Guilio Cescato, for clarification. His reply is copied below, but in a nut shell, there will be 8 levels. Apparently what I would consider the second floor is not counted as a storey, but is considered a mezzanine. Therefore there are 6 storeys, plus a mezzanine. The eighth level will be the outdoor amenity level.

Barry O.

Hi Barry,

The height of the podium has not changed, there is a slight technicality in that the podium has an open floor mezzanine in between two of the storeys, which counts as a storey – technically.  but the overall height has not changed at about 20 metres.
If you look at the elevation it can be a bit deceptive as well, the elevation shows 8 levels, which are not storeys, if you count the storeys, you see there are six.
Hope that helps,



Greetings from the Board

Now all of the orbital door handles have been replaced with levers which are easier to use and thus safer in the event of an emergency.

We have selected Direct Elevator for our elevator modernization project. Details will be posted as they become available.

We have no facility here to dispose of fluorescent or compact fluorescent lights (CFL’s). Neither can they be disposed of in the garbage. Please remember to take them to a disposal site. (Canadian Tire at Bay and Dundas has a disposal box in Aisle 20.)

Our AGM is set for Thursday, June 19, at 7:00 p.m. in the Party Room. See you there. Two days later (Saturday, June 21) we can all party at our annual BBQ. More info will follow but save those dates on your calendar.

This year there will be 5 rooftop vegetable gardens. While their produce will be luscious and tempting, just a reminder that all of the veggies are solely the property of the farmer who planted them. There are herbs in the back garden (off the Party Room) that are for all the residents of the building to share.

On the rooftop we now have a blue recycling bin. A reminder that it is exclusively for recycling material. Please refrain from using it as a garbage receptacle.

Thanks to Sam Z. for laying the new floor in our Party Room kitchen.

Till next time,

Barry, Hildy and Judy