City reaches $1 billion in building permits earliest on record

This post, from June 11, has details on Hamilton already surpassing $1 billion in building permits.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton surpassed over $1 billion worth of construction since January 1, 2022 – the earliest its ever reached this mark.

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City’s credit rating raised to “AAA”

This post from June 10, has details on Hamilton’s credit rating moving from AA+ to AAA.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

S & P Global Ratings, considered by many to be one of the world’s biggest credit-rating agencies, has given the City of Hamilton’s fiscal management a vote of confidence as its rating is moved from AA+ to AAA.

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Reminder: Public Meeting for Development at 488 & 500 Upper Wellington

This post, from April 18th has details on an upcoming Zoom meeting hosted by Cllr. Danko focusing on the proposed development at Upper Wellington and Inverness.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Councillor John-Paul Danko and MHBC Planning, Urban Design & Landscape Architecture will be hosting a zoom meeting on April 21, 2022 at 6:30pm to discuss the proposed six story, 261 unit mixed use commercial and residential development proposed for the corner of Upper Wellington and Inverness.

Residents can register for the meeting by clicking here.

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Over $300k allocated for pothole and sidewalk repair across Ward 8 this Spring

This post, from March 19, has details on sidewalk and road repairs slated for Ward 8 this spring.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the winter weather wreaking havoc on streets and sidewalks across Ward 8, Councillor Danko will be utilizing money from the Minor Maintenance Fund to make things smoother for local drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians.

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Public Meeting for proposed Townhouse Development at 866 West 5th & Rosehill

This post, from Msrch 15, has details on an upcoming Zoom meeting hosted by Cllr. Danko focusing on the proposed development at 866 West 5th St.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Councillor John-Paul Danko will hosting a zoom meeting on April 07 at 7pm to discuss the proposed 9 townhouse development at 866 West 5th , which is located at the corner of West 5th and Rosehill Ave, which is tentatively targeted for the April 25 Planning Committee meeting.

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Notice of site-plan and infill development at Upper Wellington and Inverness

This post, from March 13, has details on a proposed mixed-use residential development on Upper Wellington at Inverness Ave.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A new mixed use residential building is in the works, fronting Upper Wellington Street at Inverness Avenue East. The following is a notice to the surrounding neighbourhood on the upcoming development.

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Upcoming Public Consultation for Municipal Comprehensive Review

This post, from February 7, has details on the upcoming GRIDS 2 public consultation in relation to the City voting “no” on urban boundary expansion.

With City Council affirming the wish of a vast majority of Hamiltonians by voting for the “No Urban Boundary Expansion” at its November 19 Council meeting, the City is asking for resident feedback on how our City should grow moving forward with the proposed Urban and Rural Hamilton Official Plan.

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City loses Ontario Land Tribunal Appeal regarding the development at West 5th & Stone Church Road.

This post, from January 21, has information on the OLT overruling the City’s challenge of appeal on the proposed development slated for W 5th and Stone Church.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In late October of 2020, 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. Although the City challenged the appeal by the developer, it was overruled by the OLT, meaning that the development will proceed.

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Proposed Severance of lot on West 2nd Street denied by COA has been appealed to the OLT

This post, from December 5, has details on a denial of a land severance for a property on West 2nd, which is being appealed to the OLT.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The owner of a proposed land severance involving 182 West 2nd Street, which was denied by the Committee of Adjustment, has filed an appeal with the Ontario Land Tribunal.

For neighbours interested in adding their input, this post has details on how you can voice your opposition of the proposed severance to the Ontario Land Tribunal (formerly Local Planning Appeal Tribunal).

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Reminder: Notice of Community Meeting for 60 Caledon Ave.

This post, from November 30, has details on an upcoming community meeting hosted regarding 60 Caledon Ave on December 1

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Caledon Community Collective as well as the GSP Group Inc. will be hosting an online community meeting this coming Wednesday, December 1st to present and take questions on their updated development vision for the lands at 60 Caledon Ave.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko