Chedoke Creek remediation update: Targeted dredging work at Chedoke Creek to start soon

This post, from August 16, has an update from the City involving upcoming dredging.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton will begin dredging work at Chedoke Creek later this month, impacting those in Ward 8 who utilize the trails in the surrounding area.

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Special Weather Statement from Environment Canada

This post, from August 2, has details on a special weather statement from Environment Canada.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement as the humidex is expected to reach 43 degrees Celsius on Wednesday.

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Increased risk for West Nile Virus locally

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A batch of mosquitoes recently trapped in Hamilton have tested positive for the West Nile Virus – the first positive cases of the year.

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Extreme heat apartment survey

This post, from July 22, has information on an extreme heat survey being conducted by ACORN Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

As the Summer weather reaches its peak, ACORN is reaching out to apartment building tenants to understand their experience with extreme heat in their homes.

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Hamilton Naturalists’ Club seeking volunteers

This post, from June 25, has information on volunteering opportunities to remove buckthorn at Captain Cornelius Park (and volunteering with goats in Aldershot)

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Do you love goats? Would you like to meet some goats (in Aldershot)? Do you want to help keep a quaint little forest in Ward 8 free of an invasive species? This post may be for you.

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Heat Warning notification for the City of Hamilton

This post, from June 14, has information on a Heat Warning for the City this coming week.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With temperatures slated to rise over the next few days, the Medical Officer of Health has initiated a Heat Warning for the City starting June 15.

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Hamilton’s next council to decide stormwater fees

This post contains information on Hamilton’s stormwater system facing a funding gap.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Decision on stormwater fee will not be made until June 2024, a decision Councillor Danko believes is too late as the city’s stormwater system faces a significant funding gap.

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Notice of Application of Larvicides for West Nile Virus Control

This post, from May 24, has information on the City conducting mosquito larvae control on City land.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City’s Public Health Services is monitoring mosquito larvae (immature mosquitoes) in standing surface water on City land within the municipality’s boundaries, if if control measures dictate, will apply larvicide in order to prevent the development of the West Nile Virus.

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City to plant 3,000 trees this spring

This post, from May 5, has information on the City’s free tree giveaway happening now.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Registration is open for a city-wide Private Tree Giveaway, modelling the successful launch in Ward 8 in 2021. The City is setting a goal to giveaway 3,000 trees this season.

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Spring cleanup tips ahead of 2022 Compost Giveaways beginning this weekend

This post, from May 3, has tips from your impending spring cleanup as well as information on the City’s Compost Giveaway.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the warm weather (hopefully) arriving over the coming weeks, the City is sharing yard cleaning tips and is reminding residents of its free compost giveaway.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko