Caledon Community Collaborative holds 2nd information session

This article, from March 26, has a recorded video from the Caledon Community Collaborative’s second information session, held March 23.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Caledon Community Collaborative held its second information session this past week, with more details and updates on their site plan for the 60 Caledon Ave. property, which is slated to become a mixed-use, family friendly development.

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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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Caledon Community Collaborative to Host Virtual Community Consultation Session March 23

This article, from March 16, has details on the upcoming community information session regarding 60 Caledon Ave hosted by the Caledon Community Collaborative

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The Caledon Community Collaborative will be hosting a virtual community consultation on the 60 Caledon Ave. development on March 23 at noon.

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Caledon Community Collaborative to host first community webinar February 25

This article, from February 23, has details about an upcoming webinar hosted by Caledon Community Collaborative regarding the lands at 60 Caledon Ave.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Caledon Community Collaborative, the collaboration between Hamilton East Kiwanis Non-Profit Homes and Victoria Park Community Homes, are holding their first webinar about the 60 Caledon Ave. lands on February 25th at noon.

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COVID one-stop “concierge service” launched to help Hamilton businesses

This article from February 18 has details on the new COVID concierge, designed to help local small business owners.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With COVID-19 continuing to impact small businesses across the city, the Hamilton, Stoney Creek and Flamborough Chambers of Commerce have come together, with the City of Hamilton, to create the Hamilton COVID Concierge for Business.

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West 5th and Stone Church Valeri High-Rise to Be Opposed at LPAT – How You Can Be Involved

This article published February 9, 2021 includes details about the City of Hamilton’s opposition to the LPAT appeal by T. Valeri Construction for their proposed development at West 5th and Stone Church and how residents can be involved.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In late October, the Ward 8 office reported on an appeal that had been filed by T. Valeri Construction Limited to permit a proposed nine-story residential development at the corner of West 5th and Stone Church Road West.

In this post, the Ward 8 office will update the community, especially neighbours in the area, on how you can participate in the process to share your concerns on the proposed development.

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Upper Wellington St. Environmental Assessment taking shape

This article, from February 9, has details about an upcoming environmental assessment to be conducted on a stretch of U. Wellington b/t Stone Church and Limeridge.

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The last remaining section of Upper Wellington Street that has not been upgraded or urbanized will be undergoing an environmental assessment looking for improvements between Limeridge Road West & Stone Church Road East.

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Planning and Economic Department report record highs in construction activity

This article, from February 4, has highlights from the Planning and Economic Department after a record setting year.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With Hamilton City Council in the midst of finalizing 2021 budget numbers, the Ward 8 office wants to share some of the highlights and record-breaking work that was accomplished during 2020 and upcoming initiatives for 2021 while Councillor Danko will serve at Chair.

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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, its sale 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.

In December of 2020 the City closed a real estate transaction with Hamilton East Kiwanis Non-Profit Homes and Victoria Park Community Homes, who have come together to form a limited partnership called Caledon Community Collaborative for this project.

This post will provide a timeline of events, and what the next steps are for the mixed-income family redevelopment.

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Mountain Plaza Owner Won’t Receive Extension on Development Credits

This article from January 21 contains details on the denied extension to the SmartCentres development at Fennell & Upper James.

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The owners of Mountain Plaza mall will not receive an extension to hold on to credits for city fees, an amount which will save the city upwards of $840,000.

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