Planning Committee moving forward with nuisance by-law

This post, from September 6, has details on a nuisance by-law recently passed at Planning Committee.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In response to an unsanctioned “homecoming” street party near McMaster University last fall as well as a St. Patrick’s party in March, a nuisance party bylaw is one step closer to becoming reality after councillors voted to move on suggestions made in a staff report.

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Notice of Hybrid Meeting for 60 Caledon Ave

This post has details on the Notice of Hybrid Meeting for 60 Caledon Ave, taking place on July 5.

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The application for the lands at 60 Caledon Avenue is scheduled for hearing before the Planning Committee on July 5th, 2022.

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Province asked to remove zoning order from Century Manor lands

This post, from December 14, has details on a recent motion passed by the planning committee asking the province to rescind its zoning order on the lands of the former Century Manor.

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Should Council adopt the motion passed at the most recent planning committee, Hamilton will be asking the province to remove the ministry zoning order on the lands of the former Century Manor.

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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.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

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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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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Councillor John-Paul Danko