William Connell and Captain Cornelius Updates

This article, from August 4, contains construction and amenity updates concerning William Connell and Captain Cornelius Parks.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

We’ve received word from the folks at Public Works about some exciting developments relating to William Connell Park, in addition to some updates regarding Captain Cornelius Park from Children’s Services and Neighbourhood Development.

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Upper James Street Stairs Closed as of July 9

This article, from July 9, includes details about the closure of the Upper James St. stairs.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton has decided to close the Upper James Street stairs in order to safely proceed with construction on the new Keddy Access Trail.

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Ward 8 spray pads, pools, and rec centre slated to re-open

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the City of Hamilton starting to slowly re-open many services around the area, City staff are set to re-open numerous spray pads, outdoor pools, and rec centres to bring joy to parents running out of entertainment options and relief from the heat wave we’ve been experiencing.

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Multiple Ward 8 facilities to receive some much-needed TLC

This article contains information about upcoming priority maintenance work being done on Ward 8 parks and facilities.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A number of months ago, the Ward 8 office received an email from a constituent concerned about the tired state of the Skating Centre attached to Dave Andreychuk Arena.

Thanks to that email, the office engaged with facilities staff about this issue, and with a funding commitment facilitated through the Ward 8 area rating reserve, came up with a Ward 8 maintenance priority list.

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The Future of LaSalle Park

Hamilton owns LaSalle Park. Burlington operates and maintains it. A new agreement between both cities will be required before the end of 2022.

The Mayors of both Hamilton and Burlington have committed to make sure LaSalle Park is preserved as a public park for all residents to enjoy.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A new agreement between the City of Hamilton and City of Burlington for the continued use and ownership of LaSalle Park will be required before the term of the current agreement ends on December 31st, 2022.

As part of the negotiations, Hamilton City Council has directed staff to undertake a review of the value and implications of alternative disposition (sell, lease, develop, operate) options for LaSalle Park (a copy of the motion is available here).

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Love your pet, but please remember to pick up after them.

This article details information about responsible pet ownership and a reminder to residents to pick up after one’s pet.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With many of us being around the house more, we know that Max, Yogi, or Molly may be getting a little more love, affection, and attention as we all deal with the new realities of being at home.

Although our dogs may love the extra time together, it’s important to remember that some neighbours don’t enjoy stepping on Max’s leftovers in the park, something we’ve been hearing about at the Ward 8 office.

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Expansion Coming to Rolston’s Captain Cornelius Park

This article contains information about the installation of a new play structure at Captain Cornelius Park as well as plans for what is next in the Rolston Neighbourhood park.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Captain Cornelius Park, located in Ward 8’s Rolston Neighbourhood, will be undergoing a facelift over the next few months, with a new play structure and accessible paths coming to the West Mountain park.

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May 8: Statement by the Mayor on the reopening of the Hamilton Waterfront Trail

This article from May 8 contains information related to the re-opening of a number of trails on May 9, 2020.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

As you may or may not have heard, the City is set to open a number of trails across the City. Below is a statement by Mayor Fred Eisenberger about the re-opening of the Hamilton Waterfront Trail and how residents can be mindful and stay safe while enjoying exercising in the outdoors.

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March 19: City of Hamilton Operational Updates

In this post you’ll find information about the the City of Hamilton’s operational updates about city park equipment, parking, and the Hamilton Farmers Market via press release as of March 19, 2020.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Today (March 19, 2020) the City of Hamilton issued an update to residents regarding city park recommendations, community recycling centres as well as parking enforcement and farmers market.

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Ridgemount Play Structure Public Engagement Session March 5th

On February 6 we updated you about some big changes are coming to the Greeningdon neighbourhood. A brand new play structure will be returning to Ridgemount Elementary, which hasn’t had a structure since it was removed when the school expanded a few years ago.

The City of Hamilton has announced a Ridgemount Play Structure Replacement engagement session, which is set for March 5 (4pm-7pm) at Dave Andreychuk Mountain Arena.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

On February 6 we updated you about some big changes are coming to the Greeningdon neighbourhood. A brand new play structure will be returning to Ridgemount Elementary, which hasn’t had a structure since it was removed when the school expanded a few years ago.

The City of Hamilton has announced a Ridgemount Play Structure Replacement engagement session, which is set for March 5 (4pm-7pm) at Dave Andreychuk Mountain Arena.

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