Beware the danger: it’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness week

This post, from October 29, has information on CO detection as the city enters Carbon Monoxide Awareness week.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In 2020, the Hamilton Fire Department received almost 900 calls for activated carbon monoxide (CO) detectors. This week, the Hamilton Fire Department is reminding residents on how to prevent injury or death from what has been dubbed the “silent killer”.

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Rental Licensing By-law given final go-ahead

This article has information on the Rental Licensing By-Law, which was given the final go-ahead by the planning committee on September 21.

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A two-year pilot project to license rental landlords in Wards 1, 8 and 14 has been approved by planning committee, setting the stage to start the pilot project.

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City reminding residents about firework safety

This article, from June 28, has details on firework safety for those partaking this July 1.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

If you’ve decided that you’ll be taking part or hosting a Canada Day get together this week, the Hamilton Fire Department is reminding residents to set off and dispose of fireworks safely to minimize the risk of fire and burn injuries.

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City Council adopts 2021 tax supported operating budget

This article, from April 1, contains a City release outlining upcoming priorities of the budget, as well as a financial breakdown.

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Hamilton City Council will be adopting a $1.6 billion gross operating budget and a net tax operating budget of $955 million. This budget came in 04. percent lower than what was estimated this past January.

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You’ve Sprung Forward…But Have You Checked Your Alarms?

This article, from March 11, has details on testing and changing the batteries for your CO2 and smoke detectors.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With everyone “springing forward” this past weekend, now is the time to test, check, and change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

The Hamilton Fire Department has shared the best ways to do this below.

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