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Karla Kolli

E: kkolli@dillon.ca


Karla brings over 20 years of experience to stakeholder engagement and environmental assessment projects often in a project manager or team lead role. She has developed and directed consultation programs for numerous infrastructure projects including energy, road and highway, water, wastewater, waste management and stormwater projects. She is a professional planner and has carried out consultation for large scale planning projects. Karla’s process knowledge allows her to effectively design and implement consultation strategies to meet both the project need as well as specific regulatory requirements. Effective consultation is critical to successful projects and Karla has worked extensively with stakeholders to help them understand how different infrastructure and planning projects might affect their communities, and to ensure that their voice is heard in the planning process.


Eglinton East Light Rail Transit Engagement Strategy - Toronto, ON

The Eglinton East Light Rail Transit (LRT) is bringing much needed transit to Scarborough. The LRT will connect people and places on Eglinton Avenue, Kingston Road and Morningside Avenue. Over the past 10 years, Scarborough's transit network has continuously been re-envisioned, re-announced and re-vamped. Residents have been continuously consulted resulting in confusion. The City of Toronto retained Dillon to lead the consultation and engagement strategy for the Eglinton East LRT.

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Medway Valley Heritage Forest - London, ON

To help preserve and protect environmentally significant areas, conservation master plans are prepared to provide direction on the management of these natural areas.  The City of London is currently undertaking an update to the Medway Valley Heritage Forest ESA (south) Conservation Master Plan for the ESA lands located south of Fanshawe Park Road.

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Halton Region Sensitive Environment

Boyne Trunk Sanitary Sewer - Halton Region, ON

The South Halton Water and Wastewater Master Plan identified the need for a trunk sanitary sewer that could convey existing and future flows to the Mid-Halton Sewage Treatment Plant in Oakville. The existing sewage pump station and forcemain conveying sewage from Milton was at its maximum capacity. The Boyne Trunk Sewer was commissioned to replace the existing system. In 2008, Halton retained Dillon to complete the environmental assessment (EA) and subsequent design and construction phases for the large diameter (up to 2400 mm) gravity sewer. 

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Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway - Windsor / Essex, ON

Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway - Windsor / Essex, ON

The Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway is the roadway component of the Detroit River’sNew International Trade Crossing. Federal, provincial and state governments in the United States and Canada partnered to find a solution that provides safe, efficient and secure movement of people and goods across the border. The project, previously called the Windsor Essex Parkway, has an anticipated capital cost of $1.6B (CDN) is being delivered as an Alternative Finance Procurement (AFP). Once complete the new parkway will provide uninterrupted traffic flow. This is the most significant highway investment being made in Ontario. 

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