Council approves 2023 Operating Budget

This post, from March 29, contains details on the 2023 Operating Budget – which was approved by City Council.

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City Council has approved the 2023 Operating Budget, with taxes set to increase by 5.8 percent rather than the anticipated 6.7 percent.

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Downbound Claremont Access to be closed until late summer

This post, from March 29, has information on the closure of the Claremont Access downbound lanes.

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The City is expecting the downbound lane of the Claremont Access to be closed until August or September after inspection found urgent erosion which has created concern regarding the slope’s stability.

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City planning on installing 1.2km bike lane along Inverness Avenue

This post, originally published on March 21, has been updated with a letter area residents can expect regarding the upcoming facilitation of the Inverness bike lanes.

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City staff are scheduling the installation of a bike lane along Inverness Avenue that will connect with the Keddy Access Trail, along with other road safety improvements.

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City Auditor launches election survey

This post, from March 27, has information on the newly launched Municipal Election Administration Survey.

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The Office of the City Auditor is launching a Municipal Election Administration Survey to help identify any areas for improvement of the Municipal Election.

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City wants “comprehensive” approach to land-use policy

This post, from March 22, has information on a “comprehensive” approach to the City’s land-use policy involving secondary plans.

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The City wants to have a “comprehensive” approach to its land-use policy with the newly expanded urban area and secondary plans.

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City given extension to complete Chedoke Creek dredging

This post, from March 15, has details on an extension given by the province to the City in regards to the Chedoke Creek spill.

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The City of Hamilton received word from the province that they have agreed to a two month extension to¬†allow works to dredge up a layer of biohazardous sediment that’s settled on the bottom of¬†Chedoke Creek.

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Installation of Hammer Hoops around Ward 8

This post, from March 14, has details on the installation of “Hammer Hoops” around Ward 8.

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Keeping your bike safe is a little easier now in Ward 8, with the installation of Hammer Hoops bike parking.

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Councillor Danko undecided on budget

This post, from March 10, contains a statement from Councillor Danko on the upcoming 2023 budget, as well as a recent radio interview on the subject.

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Councillor Danko was recently on the Rick Zamperin show to discuss the 2023 budget and how he views the potential 6.7% tax increase.

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2023/2024 Recycling and Waste Calendar arriving soon

This post, from March 8, has information on the upcoming Recycling and Waste Management calendar.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The 2023/24 Recycling and Waste Calendar will be arriving soon in your mailboxes, with colourful tags this year.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko