Update from the Alton Village Association re Purposed Quarry South of Alton.
St. Marys Cement Company has now provided Alton Villagers with a date for us to join a meeting re the purposed Quarry
Date: Tuesday, April 20th. 2021
On Line. Link will be posted once we are notified.
The meeting will be about a 15 minute presentation, followed by 45 minutes of Q&A.
We have also been advised, that all residents of Alton will also receive an invite shortly to a larger community meeting that will take place April 7. The whole town of Caledon is invited to this one.
The meeting on the 20th will just be for Alton residents, but you are welcome to attend both.
As previously advise Quarry. St. Marys Cement Company CBM Aggregates is in the process of preparing for an upcoming application to licence and operate a limestone quarry. The site is located between Main Street/Cataract Road and Mississauga Road, along Charleston Sideroad, and is identified as having a High Potential for aggregate development in both the Region of Peel and Town of Caledon Official Plans. The proposal is still at a very early stage of development.
It is our understanding that the assembly of land by St. Marys in the SW quadrant of Charleston Sideroad and Cataract Road consists of 285.76 acres, of which 47.216 acres are within the Settlement Area of the Hamlet of Cataract. (All 47.216 acres are also within the Niagara Escarpment Plan). The owners of Osprey Golf Course have entered into a 35-year Lease and Royalty Agreement with St. Marys Cement Inc., from July 4, 2019 to July 3, 2054, for 413.56 acres, on the north side of Charleston consisting of 323.41 acres (west of Main Sideroad Street) and 90.15 acres (east of Main Street).
Also a local farmer has sold 100.26 acres at the northeast corner of Charleston Sideroad and Mississauga Road to St. Marys Cement Inc.