Waste collection impact from winter storm

This post, from January 18, has information for those impacted by the postponement of waste collection due to the heavy snowfall.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Those with a “Monday pick-up” of their waste and recyclables are being advised that due to the road conditions caused by the heavy snowfall, scheduled collection is postponed for a week.

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City of Hamilton Plow Tracker

This article, from January 17, has information on how the City of Hamilton clears its streets and how you can track the plow.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the heavy snowfall the city experienced this past week, you’ll start to see more City of Hamilton trucks, tractors, and bobcats clearing your neighbourhood in the coming weeks, should the snow continue to fall.

With that in mind, the Ward 8 Office wanted to share information about some Frequently Asked Questions residents may have when it comes to clearing streets after snowstorms, and share a site that tracks Hamilton’s plows in realtime.

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Reminder: City of Hamilton accepting applications for 2022 summer students until January 28

This post, from January 16, is a reminder for parents of post-secondary and secondary students that the City is accepting applications for 2022 summer student positions until January 28.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

2022 summer student recruitment is still underway for students who are enrolled at a secondary or post-secondary institution or institution of higher learning.

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Walk-in booster dose option available for select community members at vaccine clinic locations

This post, from January 14, has information on walk-in booster availability for pregnant individuals and their families starting January 14.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Pregnant women and their families can now walk-in at select vaccination clinics, including two on the Mountain, to better protect themselves against the rapid spread of the Omicron virus in the community.

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Public Notice of Approved Water & Wastewater Rates for 2022

This post, from January 11, has information on water rate changes for 2022.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton is advising water customers of changes to water and wastewater/storm rates that are effective as of January 1, 2022.

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Walk-in option available for individuals ages 5 to 11 years of age at select vaccine clinic locations

This post, from January 7, has details on vaccination walk-in clinics for children aged 5 to 11.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In an effort to increase vaccination administration and provide children protection from the impact of COVID-19, beginning Monday, January 10, 2022, all individuals in the community aged 5 to 11 can walk into select vaccine clinic locations to receive one.

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Modified HSR winter schedule to take effect January 23

This post, from January 7, has information on the HSR implementing a modified schedule starting January 23.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

For those who utilize the HSR on a daily basis, please be advised that it will be modifying its schedule due to the lack of in-person schooling and rising COVID-19 cases.

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Municipal Service Centres closed to the public until further notice

This post, from January 4, has information on Municipal Service Centre closures.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In late December, we brought you information on the City of Hamilton redeploying staff as we enter the Omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. For a list of closures, and how those closures may affect you, a full list can be found below:

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Walk-in boosters available for those aged 50+ at the Centre on Barton Vaccine Clinic

This post, from January 4, has information on walk-in booster availability at the Centre on Barton COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

For those aged 50+ seeking booster doses, the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic located at the Centre on Barton is accepting walk-in appointments as Hamilton’s Health Care Partners continue their vaccination campaign.

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City Picking Up Xmas Trees First Two Weeks of January

This article, from January 2, has details for those looking to discard this year’s Xmas tree.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

City of Hamilton waste collection staff be picking up real Christmas trees at the curbside on your weekly collection days during the weeks of January 3 and January 10, 2022 .

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