Now is Your Chance to Weigh In On the City’s Future Growth Planning

This article, from January 8, has details about the City of Hamilton’s Land Needs Assessment survey.

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The City is asking residents to weigh in on the future of their city by providing input and feedback on Hamilton’s future growth plans; where the city is expected to welcome over 230,000 new residents and 122,000 new jobs by the year 2051.

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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.

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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

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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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St. Elizabeth Village Webinar Now Available Online

This article, from November 26, contains an update on the St. Elizabeth Village webinar which was held on November 24.

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Zest Communities, who acquired St. Elizabeth’s Village in 2014, have shared a video of the proposed development and have made public their webinar from November 24, with the Hamilton News reporting that the resident group president claiming 90% of residents support the project.

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City Seeking Input from Albion Falls Visitors

This article, from November 19, contains details about a City survey about Albion Falls and resident experiences visiting the site.

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Are you an avid explorer? Do you love visiting the many waterfalls around the city? Bruce Trail addiction? The City of Hamilton is looking for individuals like you to participate in its Albion Falls survey, aimed at understanding your visiting experiences.

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Twenty Road West Community Information Session

This article, from November 15, has information about a community information session by Corbett Land Strategies about a potential Twenty Rd. West Development

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The Ward 8 office apologizes for the late notice for those may have interest about an upcoming virtual meeting about urban boundary expansions.

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City of Hamilton named Foreign Trade Zone

This article, from November 10, contains information related to Hamilton being named a Free Trade Zone, the 3rd such designation in Ontario.

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In a move to help spur economic development, the federal government has recently named the City of Hamilton as a Foreign Trade Zone – establishing Hamilton as a hub for international trade.

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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)

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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.

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“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.

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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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