Project Notice for Residents in Bonnington and Southam Neighbourhoods

This article from January 19 contains details of upcoming construction projects in the Bonnington & Southam Neighbourhood of Ward 8.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Residents in parts of the Bonnington and Southam neighbourhoods will be receiving improved municipal services as part of the City of Hamilton’s ongoing upgrades to infrastructure. The project is slated to begin this spring.

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Hamilton City Council Approves 2021 Tax Supported Capital Budget

This article, from December 21, has information about the 2021 Capital Budget.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

City Council has approved the 2021 Tax Supported Capital Budget. Council’s approval supports an overall 2021 capital budget of $484.4M. The increase in capital funding from property taxes equates to an increase in the operating budget of 0.4 per cent or $3.6M, an increase of $13 per year on an average household.

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Plans Taking Shape for West Harbour Film Studio

This article, from December 3, contains information on significant developments for Hamilton’s film sector

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A major film studio planned for Hamilton’s west harbour will open its doors in February, creating numerous high-value, high-paying jobs in Hamilton.

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Claremont Access Reopening December 4

This article, from November 30, has details about the reopening of the Claremont Access and the opening of the Jay Keddy Trail.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

After months of work, the Claremont Access and the new Keddy Access Trail will be open to traffic on Friday afternoon, allowing residents to use the upbound lanes for the first time since July.

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City of Hamilton’s Coordinated Roads project to impact Stone Church Road

This post contains details about upcoming construction as well as information about the City’s Coordinated Roads project.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Do you have a lead water line? Poor water pressure? Slow draining sewer line? The City of Hamilton is notifying homeowners of upcoming road construction projects and encouraging those affected by water safety or pressure issues to be proactive to keep streets looking pristine.

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City managing contaminated soil at Kenilworth Water Reservoir

This article, from November 5, contains details about contaminated soil found at the Kenilworth Water Reservoir.

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City staff have recently informed Council of contaminated soils found at the Kenilworth Water Reservoir, which is one of the main feeder lines to residents and businesses on Hamilton Mountain.

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393 Rymal Road West Virtual Neighbourhood Information Meeting announced (St. Elizabeth Mills)

This article, from October 27, contains details about an upcoming webinar to provide information and receive input related to 393 Rymal Rd. W. (the former St. Elizabeth’s Villa)

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With public meetings on hold due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a virtual information session, or webinar, has been announced for November 24, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

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Developer appealing plan for Stone Church Road West

This article, from October 25, contains information about a developer taking the City to an appeal’s tribunal over a proposed development at W5th & Stone Church.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

“Disapointed” is the term Councillor Danko used when questioned by the Hamilton News this week to describe an appeal that has been filed by Valeri Construction Limited to permit a proposed nine-storey residential development at the corner of West 5th and Stone Church Road.

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City reaches $1 billion milestone for 10th time in 11 years

This article, from October 14, includes a statement from the City of Hamilton as it surpasses over $1 billion in construction projects for the year 2020.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton achieved a milestone recently amidst the pandemic, officially surpassing over $1 billion worth of construction this year representing over 4, 700 residential, institutional, commercial and industrial projects.

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Claremont Access & Keddy Trail Update

This article, from October 6, provides a sneak peek at the progress on the Claremont Access/Keddy Trail.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Since July 6th, the southbound (upbound) lanes of the Claremont Access have been closed to traffic, as City of Hamilton crews work on the first multi-modal connection between the lower city and Hamilton Mountain, including a long-awaited multi-use trail.

The Ward 8 office has received some pictures of the progress so far, which we are happy to share with residents.

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