After yesterday’s virtual meeting on the rat concerns in our area with the Region of Peel, City of Mississauga staff, Dr. Corrigan and with the over 60 residents who expressed interest on the rat problem, the following are the recommended steps to be taken by all residents who are experiencing rat sightings on their properties.
Please share this information with neighbours and friends who you know are also experiencing rat problems on their properties. We need to work together as a community.
Residents who are experiencing rat sightings are asked to:
1. Contact 311 – to report the problem you are having with the City of Mississauga.
*When you make your call, please remember to ask for and receive a Service Request number for your call from the 311 staff member.
*You should be given one and with this you will be able to follow up on this matter in the future when calling back to 311 to learn of the action that was taken by the City in addressing your concern/service request.
2. Contact your local Councillor’s office to express the rat problem you are having:
*For Ward 3 it is Councillor Fonseca at 905.896.5300
*For ward 1 it is Councillor Dasko at 905.896.5100
*If you are in another Ward please go to the following page to find your Councillor and contact number http://www.mississauga.ca/portal/cityhall/mayorandcouncil
3. Contact via email the Applewood Hills & Heights Residents’ Association (AAHRA) at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know of the rat problem you are having or go to the Contact tab of this website to connect with an AHHRA lead member. In your email, please include your:
*your address and Ward Councillor
*for how long you have been having this rat problem and
*let us know how you have dealt with this up to now o confirm if you have contacted 311 and your Councillor
*email us any photos you have of rat sightings and/or rats you have caught
*keep us updated on what is happening with your continued concerns.
Feel free to contact the AHHRA via email at any time to address and discuss further. A file is maintained by the AHHRA with community feedback and photos as we continue to work together with City Councillors and Region of Peel staff on this community to end this rat infestation problem and for its effective resolution at the earliest.
Thank you to Everyone in working together on this community effort to which we are all working towards an effective resolution at the earliest in partnership with the City of Mississauga Councillors and Region of Peel staff!