City Council votes against urban boundary expansion

This post, from November 19, has information on City Council voting “no” on urban boundary expansion.

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Hamilton City Council, in a 13-3 decision, voted against expanding Hamilton’s urban boundary voting.

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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.

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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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Join Councillor Danko on October 7 on FB Live

This post, from October 4, has details on an upcoming Facebook Live event with Councillor Danko, who will be answering your questions about the upcoming Urban Boundary Review.

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The Urban Boundary Review is becoming a hot topic of conversation as of late, and justifiably so. In light of recent developments, Councillor Danko will be holding a Facebook Live event on October 7th at 7pm to answer your questions about the Urban Boundary Review and Hamilton’s anticipated growth.

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Heat Warning Notification for the City of Hamilton starting August 11

This article, from August 10, has details on a Heat Warning – which will be in effect starting August 11.

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Hamilton’s Medical Officer of Health has initiated a Heat Warning beginning on August 11.

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Heat warning in effect for Hamilton

This article, from June 28, has details on the City issuing a heat warning as of June 28. The article also includes information and links to locate the nearest splash pad/rec pool.

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The City has issued a “heat warning” until further notice, with temperatures feeling close to 40 degrees celsius with the humidex. The City and participating community agencies are responding to the heat by offering “cool places” to go during all stages of a heat event.

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Hamilton to green its fleet over next 4 years

This article, from June 3, has information on a recent proposal from staff to “green” Hamilton’s fleet of vehicles.

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Staff recently presented a “green-fleet” plan for the City of Hamilton’s 1,300 vehicles, which would significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions and save $1.145 million in fuel and maintenance costs.

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City looking into home energy retrofit program

This article, from May 24, has details on a potential energy retrofit program for the City of Hamilton and its potential cost savings to homeowners while benefiting the climate.

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The City will be looking at  home energy retrofit program, as long as it receives funding to cover most of the costs. 

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Ward 8 Tree Giveaway

This article, from April 20, has updated information on the Ward 8 free tree giveaway – available until supplies last.

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The Ward 8 office is happy to report that 300 trees are available; on a first come, first served basis, to residents who want to both beautify their household – and help the environment.

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Increased investments in multi-modal transportation infrastructure proposed for 2021 budget

This article, from March 25, has details on proposed multi-modal transportation investments in the 2021 budget.

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The City of Hamilton is making increased investments to multi-modal transportation infrastructure around the city, with an investment of $2.74 million in cycling infrastructure and an increased investment in Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations.

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Missed the Bay Area Climate Forum? Watch it here.

This post, from March 11, has the full video from last week’s Bay Area Climate Change forum.

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The Bay Area Climate Forum, an annual event focused on climate-action in the Hamilton-Burlington area, whose theme this year was “Around the Kitchen Table: Discussing Climate Change with others.”

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