City Council votes against urban boundary expansion

This post, from November 19, has information on City Council voting “no” on urban boundary expansion.

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Hamilton City Council, in a 13-3 decision, voted against expanding Hamilton’s urban boundary voting.

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Keddy Trail set for proposed art installations

This post, from November 19, has information regarding proposed art installations along the Keddy Access Trail.

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The Keddy Access Trail, a multi-use trail connecting Ward 8 to the lower city, will soon be getting a new look as the City is set to install public art installations along the route.

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Changes on the horizon at Captain Cornelius Park

This post, from November 2, has information from the Hamilton Naturalists Club about restoring biodiversity at Capt. Cornelius Park.

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Thanks to a group of dedicated volunteers, some changes will soon be noticed at the Rolston Forest beside Captain Cornelius Park. The Hamilton Naturalists Club has shared what to expect below.

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Which way should Hamilton grow?

This post, from October 22, contains the full segment from TVO’s The Agenda, where Cllr. Danko appeared to discuss the urban boundary review.

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With Council set to address the urban boundary expansion at a special General Issues Committee on November 9, Councillor Danko was recently on The Agenda with Steve Paikin along with a panel of guests to speak on the proposed expansion, its impacts and what that will mean for the future of Hamilton.

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City sharing leaf and yard waste reminders and fall tips

This post, from October 7, has information on upcoming changes to leaf and yard waste collection, as well as clean up tips for the fall season.

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With the gardening season coming to a close, the City is reminding residents on upcoming changes to curbside yard waste collection schedule, as well as some fall clean up tips for those tending to their gardens, beds and yards.

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Equipment failure at Woodward Wastewater Treatment Plant

This post, from October 5, has details on a recent equipment failure at the Woodward Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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During the recent heavy rain fall this past Sunday and Monday, an equipment failure occurred at the City’s Woodward Wastewater Treatment Plant, releasign wasterwater into Hamilton Harbour without treatment. The City’s media release has more details below.

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Join Councillor Danko on October 7 on FB Live

This post, from October 4, has details on an upcoming Facebook Live event with Councillor Danko, who will be answering your questions about the upcoming Urban Boundary Review.

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The Urban Boundary Review is becoming a hot topic of conversation as of late, and justifiably so. In light of recent developments, Councillor Danko will be holding a Facebook Live event on October 7th at 7pm to answer your questions about the Urban Boundary Review and Hamilton’s anticipated growth.

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Fall Compost Giveaway

This post, from September 28, has information on a free compost giveaway taking place at Turner Park on October 9.

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The City of Hamilton will be hosting a compost giveaway at Turner Park this October after this Spring’s event was cancelled due to the pandemic.

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Upper James Street to get floral planters for pedestrian-friendly roadway project

This article, from September 21, contains more information on the introduction of floral planters along the northern portion of Upper James St.

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As mentioned in the last newsletter, Upper James Street will be installing floral planters for a more pedestrian-friendly roadway.

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Floral planters to be added along section of Upper James St.

This article, from September 14, has information on the installation of planters along sections of Upper James St. north of Fennell Avenue.

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Sections of Upper James Street, north of Fennell Avenue, will see the installation of planters – helping to bring a little colour and a more pedestrian-friendly way of life along Upper James.

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