Planning Committee moving forward with nuisance by-law

This post, from September 6, has details on a nuisance by-law recently passed at Planning Committee.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In response to an unsanctioned “homecoming” street party near McMaster University last fall as well as a St. Patrick’s party in March, a nuisance party bylaw is one step closer to becoming reality after councillors voted to move on suggestions made in a staff report.

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Hamilton making this year’s voting experience more accessible

This post, from June 21, has information on new measures to reduce barriers to voting as well as details on new ways to vote this fall.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the municipal election slated to take place on October 24, the City is announcing new measures focusing on increasing access and reducing barriers when it comes to this year’s election.

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City continues its opposition to liquor in convenience stores

This post, from May 2, has details on the City’s continued opposition to liquor being served at convenience stores, including one which is situated in Ward 8.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the License Appeal Tribunal seemingly bypassing the wishes of many municipalities across Ontario, the City of Hamilton will continue its opposition to liquor being served at convenience stores, most notably one situated in Ward 8.

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Upcoming Public Consultation for Municipal Comprehensive Review

This post, from February 7, has details on the upcoming GRIDS 2 public consultation in relation to the City voting “no” on urban boundary expansion.

With City Council affirming the wish of a vast majority of Hamiltonians by voting for the “No Urban Boundary Expansion” at its November 19 Council meeting, the City is asking for resident feedback on how our City should grow moving forward with the proposed Urban and Rural Hamilton Official Plan.

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Rental Licensing Information Session

This post, from November 30, contains a recording from an information session about rental licensing hosted by Councillor Danko.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

On November 30, Councillor Danko hosted an information session, followed by a Q & A, with City staff in regards to the upcoming Rental Licensing By-law which will be introduced in 2022 in Wards 1, 8 and parts of 14.

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City Council appoints Ward 5 Councillor

This article, from November 12, has information on the appointment of the new councillor for Ward 5.

Hello Ward 5 Neighbours,

Councillors voted in a new councillor at a special meeting this week to fill the seat vacated by Chad Collins.

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Which way should Hamilton grow?

This post, from October 22, contains the full segment from TVO’s The Agenda, where Cllr. Danko appeared to discuss the urban boundary review.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With Council set to address the urban boundary expansion at a special General Issues Committee on November 9, Councillor Danko was recently on The Agenda with Steve Paikin along with a panel of guests to speak on the proposed expansion, its impacts and what that will mean for the future of Hamilton.

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Council approves additional budget delegation day this November

This article, from October 14, has information on an additional budget delegation day for the public this November.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Hamilton City Council is introducing an additional budget delegation day this November, as part of its 2022 budget process. If you’re interested in delegating, the City has provided more details which you can find below.

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Nominations open for vacant council seat

This article, from October 2, has information and details on the nomination process to fill the recently vacated Ward 5 council seat.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With a seat to fill in Ward 5, the nomination process has now opened for all eligible Hamilton voters interested in applying to replace Chad Collins as Ward 5 councillor.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko