Municipal Service Centres set to reopen August 17

This article, from August 1, contains details about the reopening of Municipal Service centres around the city.

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With Hamilton firmly entrenched in phase 3 of the province of Ontario’s re-opening, a number of Municipal Service Centres will be reopening around the City the week of August 17.

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Virtual delegations to start in August

This article, from July 24, contains the latest information about virtual delegations at city committees and meetings moving forward.

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Standing committees will soon be hosting virtual delegations, the Hamilton Spectator reported this week, with the expectation that delegations will start in August.

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Takeout now available across the HPL

This article, from July 23, contains details about the Hamilton Public Library’s new takeout service.

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Some exciting news for book lovers and parents of book lovers from across Ward 8, as the Hamilton Public Library┬áis set to offer “takeout” service at all branches throughout the city.

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July 20: Statement by Mayor Eisenberger on moving into Stage 3

This article, from July 20, includes a statement from Mayor Eisenberger about the City entering phase 3 of the province’s reopening framework.

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Mayor Fred Eisenberger has issued a statement on the news that Hamilton will be entering Stage 3 of the provincial government’s reopening framework, effective July 24.

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$500 million dollar plan selected for City’s entertainment and sports facilities

This article, from July 18, contains information on the $500 million dollar plan to revitalize the Downtown sports and entertainment venues.

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Hamilton City Council announced on July 17th that it will move forward with the development plan presented to them by Hamilton Urban Precinct Entertainment Group L.P. (which includes Carmen’s Group, LiUNA, DPAI architects, Fengate Capital, Meridian Credit Union, Paletta International and Jetport Inc.).

The development calls for a $500 million plan to modernize the former Copps Coliseum, to newly renovate the convention centre and concert hall, a major investment in the AGH as well as new residential and affordable housing, and office and retail space.

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Mandatory use of masks in public enclosed spaces in effect as of July 20. Here is what you need to know.

This article, from July 17, contains the latest information on the City of Hamilton’s By-law, requiring the use of a mask or face covering in enclosed public spaces.

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As Hamilton continues to hold in stage 2 of the province’s reopening, City Council voted last week to enact By-Law No. 20-155, which requires the wearing of masks or face coverings in enclosed public spaces.

Beginning July 20, 2020 at 12:01 am, with some exceptions, all persons entering an enclosed public premise in the City of Hamilton are required to wear a mask or face covering.

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July 14: Phase Two updates and City Hall reopening

This article, from July 14, includes information related to City Hall’s limited reopening and other updates from the City of Hamilton.

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The City of Hamilton notified residents in its past update that City Hall will be reopening to the public in a limited capacity as of July 20, 2020. The City also updated residents of other details, such as numerous park and waterfall openings.

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Dundurn Castle and Steam & Technology Museum slated to re-open July 15

This article, from July 13, contains information about the re-openings of Dundurn Castle and the Hamilton Steam & Technology Museum.

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As Hamilton continues to re-open, museums around the city are starting to prepare for the return of visitors. This week, the Dundurn National Historic Site and the Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology will be welcoming its first visitors this week since the pandemic started in mid-March.

A full statement on the re-openings can be found below.

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City of Hamilton introduces Parking Payment App

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Do you ever worry about going over your allotted time at a parking meter? Do you find yourself turning your car upside down looking for loose change to feed the meter? Well, the City of Hamilton has released a new app to make parking payments seamless and modern!

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Art Gallery of Hamilton set to reopen July 16

This article, from July 3, contains information about the Art Gallery of Hamilton’s reopening, which is slated for July 16.

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The Art Gallery of Hamilton has announced that it is expecting to reopen to the public on Thursday, July 16 – and as a thank you to returning visitors, the entire month of July will be admission free.

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