Notice of Application for Cannabis Retailer: 692 Upper James St.

This article, from July 27, has information about a Notice of Application for a cannabis retailer in Ward 8 located at 692 Upper James St. The public notice period ends on August 7.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Public Notice period has started for a cannabis retailer looking to open a retail store at 692 Upper James St., Unit B in Ward 8.

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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.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

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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Notice of Application for Cannabis Retailer: 1660 Upper James St.

This article, from July 12, has information about a Notice of Application for a cannabis retailer in Ward 8 located at 1660 Upper James St. The public notice period ends on July 18.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Public Notice period has started for a cannabis retailer looking to open a retail store at 1660 Upper James St., Unit 4 in Ward 8.

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City and Federal Gov’t announce substantial completion of the Biosolid Management Project

This article, from July 10, contains information regarding the completion of the Biosolid Management Project, which offers a sustainable solution to the City’s biosolid management at the Woodward Wasterwater Treatment Plant.

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The City of Hamilton and the Federal Government have announced the substantial completion of the Biosolid Management Project, which will offer a sustainable solution to the City’s biosolid management at the Woodward Wasterwater Treatment Plant.

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Upper James Street Stairs Closed as of July 9

This article, from July 9, includes details about the closure of the Upper James St. stairs.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton has decided to close the Upper James Street stairs in order to safely proceed with construction on the new Keddy Access Trail.

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Reminder: Southbound Claremont Access Lanes to be closed starting July 6

This article, originally from June 23, includes information concerning the upcoming closure of the southbound(upbound) Claremont Access lanes, which will be closed starting July 6.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

At the June 3rd council meeting, councillors approved the construction tender to proceed with work on the Jay Keddy Trail and associated roadwork on the Claremont Access.

With that set in motion, work on the Claremont Access will begin on July 6, closing the southbound lanes until at least November.

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Mountain Secondary School (60 Caledon Avenue) Sale and Redevelopment

The former HWDSB Mountain Secondary School property at 60 Caledon Avenue (Yeoville between Upper James and West 5th south of Mohawk) is scheduled for family friendly redevelopment.

This article contains details of the City of Hamilton’s intentions for the site and next steps.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In 2017/2018 the City of Hamilton purchased the former Mountain Secondary School property (60 Caledon Avenue) from the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) with the intention of developing new mixed income housing on the Hamilton Mountain.

On May 20th, 2020 Hamilton City Council received an update on the sale and proposed redevelopment for the 2.84 ha (7.02 acre) property.

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Notice of Application for Cannabis Retailer

This article, from June 23, has information about a Notice of Application for a cannabis retailer in Ward 8 at Upper Wellington and Mohawk Road East.

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The Public Notice period has started for a cannabis retailer looking to open a retail store at 171 Mohawk Rd. E, Unit 1 in Ward 8.

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The Future of LaSalle Park

Hamilton owns LaSalle Park. Burlington operates and maintains it. A new agreement between both cities will be required before the end of 2022.

The Mayors of both Hamilton and Burlington have committed to make sure LaSalle Park is preserved as a public park for all residents to enjoy.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A new agreement between the City of Hamilton and City of Burlington for the continued use and ownership of LaSalle Park will be required before the term of the current agreement ends on December 31st, 2022.

As part of the negotiations, Hamilton City Council has directed staff to undertake a review of the value and implications of alternative disposition (sell, lease, develop, operate) options for LaSalle Park (a copy of the motion is available here).

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City announces members of Mayor’s Taskforce on Economic Recovery

This article, from June 4, includes information about the Mayor’s Taskforce on Economic Recovery.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the most diversified economy in Canada, the City is working its way towards rebuilding the local economy. On June 4, Mayor Eisenberger introduced the Taskforce on Economic Recovery, pulling on the vast wealth of diversified experience its task force members are expected to bring to the table with the plan of ensuring economic stability for the city moving forward.

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