Join Cllr. Danko for an information session on rental licensing

This post, from November 23, has information on an upcoming information session on the upcoming rental licensing by-law.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Whether you’re a tenant, landlord or a curious mind, join Councillor John-Paul Danko as he hosts an information session on what rental licensing is, how it will work and timelines for its implementation.

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Hamilton Police launch buy & sell “safe zone”

This post, from October 7, has information on the new Buy & Sell Safe Exchange Zone located at the Hamilton Mountain Police Station.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

If you’re the type to snag a deal on Kijiji or rid your house of clutter through Facebook Marketplace, the Hamilton Police have created a “safe zone” to ease the risks of doing business online.

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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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Planning Committee approves Rental Housing Licensing Pilot

This post, from August 10, has details on a new Rental Housing Licensing Pilot for Wards 1, 8 & parts of 14.

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A two-year pilot project to license rental landlords around McMaster University and Mohawk College in Hamilton has been approved by planning committee, setting the stage to start the pilot project by this fall.

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Hamilton council votes to ban hate symbols

This article, from August 9, has details on the City of Hamilton banning two hate symbols from city property.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Councillors have voted unanimously to ban nazi and confederate flags from city property – with staff looking at creating an action plan against hate in Hamilton.

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Hamilton Animal Services’ licensing program partners with Ren’s Pets

This article, from August 5, has information on a partnership between Hamilton Animal Services and Ren’s Pets.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In an effort to encourage residents to register or renew dog and cat licences, the Hamilton Animal Services‘ have partnered with Ren’s Pets and are offering a $20 gift certificate to pet owners who comply.

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City warning residents about door-to-door scams

This article, from June 1, has details on a recent report of an individual pretending to work for the City.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton issued a release after it received a report from a resident who was approached by someone pretending to work for the City under the guise of replacing lead water pipes or service lines, and ultimately asking the homeowner for banking information.

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Speed limit reduction on the RHVP starting May 17

This article, from May 13, includes a release from the City informing residents that the speed limit on the RHVP has been reduced to 80km/hr.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton is informing residents that as of Monday, May 17, the City will reduce the speed limit on both sides of the Red Hill Valley Parkway (RHVP) between Dartnall Rd and Greenhill Ave to 80km/hr.

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Encampments in Ward 8

This article, from May 11, has details on the rise of encampments across Ward 8 and how the Encampment Response Team works with individuals to find them appropriate shelter or housing.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Encampments have long been hidden from public view, but since the COVID-19 pandemic, encampments have become more publicly visible. This article has information on the City’s response to encampments.

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Project Rolston Round-Up in conjunction with Project Strong, leads to multiple arrests, seizures

This article, from April 10, has information on Project Rolston Round-Up which was created in response to a number of shootings in Ward 8 in late 2020.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

From October through December 2020, the West Mountain was one of the City’s “hotspots” when it came to gun and drug violence, especially in the Rolston neighbourhood. In response to concerns brought forth by residents and community leaders, Project Strong – and Project Rolston Round-Up – were created to respond to those concerns.

This past week, Detective Rodgers and the Hamilton Police shared the results of their months-long investigation with the community.

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