City stops Beaches Lions Club from subleasing space

June 25, 2013 in Latest Community News Blog

Courtesy of Beach Metro News
By Andrew Hudson • June 25, 2013 • Print This Article

City staff have told the Beaches Lions Club to scrap plans to sublease dock space at Ashbridges Bay to a company that rents WaveRunners, small powered watercraft similar to Jet Skis or Sea Doos.

Also at issue is a concrete pad that the company, Toronto WaveRunners, built along the docks beside the Lions Club boathouse so it could put up a storage shed.

PHOTO: Andrew Hudson

PHOTO: Andrew Hudson

Ryan Glenn, business services manager for Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation, says the WaveRunner plan doesn’t fit the intended use of the Lions’ facility at Ashbridges Bay as a not-for-profit sailing club.

Glenn said the city only found out about the plan when a parks employee saw Toronto WaveRunners staff pouring cement on the site, which is part of the conservation land owned by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority.

For the full story visit:  http://www.beachmetro.com/2013/06/25/rental-business-ordered-lions-clubhouse-property/

 

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