New rules for Hamilton landlords aimed at keeping units cleaner and safer for renters

This article, from March 23, has details on new rules for landlords aimed to ensure the health and safety of their tenants.

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The City will be beefing up its property standards bylaw to make landlords more responsible for the health and safety issues of their rental properties.

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Planning and Economic Department report record highs in construction activity

This article, from February 4, has highlights from the Planning and Economic Department after a record setting year.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With Hamilton City Council in the midst of finalizing 2021 budget numbers, the Ward 8 office wants to share some of the highlights and record-breaking work that was accomplished during 2020 and upcoming initiatives for 2021 while Councillor Danko will serve at Chair.

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Mountain Secondary School (60 Caledon Avenue) Sale and Redevelopment

The former HWDSB Mountain Secondary School property at 60 Caledon Avenue (Yeoville between Upper James and West 5th south of Mohawk) is scheduled for family friendly redevelopment.

This article contains details of the City of Hamilton’s intentions for the site, its sale and next steps.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In 2017/2018 the City of Hamilton purchased the former Mountain Secondary School property (60 Caledon Avenue) from the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) with the intention of developing new mixed income housing on the Hamilton Mountain.

In December of 2020 the City closed a real estate transaction with Hamilton East Kiwanis Non-Profit Homes and Victoria Park Community Homes, who have come together to form a limited partnership called Caledon Community Collaborative for this project.

This post will provide a timeline of events, and what the next steps are for the mixed-income family redevelopment.

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Now is Your Chance to Weigh In On the City’s Future Growth Planning

This article, from January 8, has details about the City of Hamilton’s Land Needs Assessment survey.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City is asking residents to weigh in on the future of their city by providing input and feedback on Hamilton’s future growth plans; where the city is expected to welcome over 230,000 new residents and 122,000 new jobs by the year 2051.

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Province rezones former Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital lands

This article, from August 15, contains background and a joint statement by Councillors Danko & Whitehead over the Provincial re-zoning of the former HPH lands.

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The City of Hamilton was notified that the Ontario government expanded a zoning order for the former Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital Lands allowing residential development, a drastic shift from what has already been planned for the site.

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City of Hamilton introducing “Engage Hamilton”

This article, from June 16, has information about Engage Hamilton, a way for both the city and community to learn about new developments and give feedback on city initiatives and developments.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton has launched an interactive site for Hamiltonians to better engage with and receive feedback from the community as we all continue to live in this new COVID-19 world.

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1020 Upper James Development Update

This article contains information related to the proposed development at 1020 Upper James Street and a webinar which was broadcast on May 7th, 2020.

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As we had previously mentioned in prior postings,  a webinar took place on May 7th focusing on the proposed redevelopment of 1020 Upper James St.

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Community Open House for Proposed Development on Stone Church Rd. E.

This is a reminder that the proposed Nova Development, situated at 15-21 Stone Church Road East (at Upper James) will be holding at community open house on February 19, 2020 from 5 PM – 730 PM at Barton Stone United Church located at 21 Stone Church Road West.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

This is a reminder that the proposed Nova Development, situated at 15-21 Stone Church Road East (at Upper James) will be holding at community open house on February 19, 2020 from 5 PM – 730 PM at Barton Stone United Church located at 21 Stone Church Road West.

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Introducing the Hamilton Master Parking Plan

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton has initiated the Hamilton Parking Master Plan to examine existing public parking operations and provide direction for future policy, planning, and enforcement that align with other city-wide transportation and planning policies.

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Amendments Approved for Sabrina Boulevard Development

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Sheldon Neighbourhood of Ward 8 will be welcoming new neighbours in the coming years. Over 330 households will be built on the lands of 35 Sabina Boulevard, located south of Stone Church Road West and east of Garth Street.

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