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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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.

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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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Planning Committee backs new regulations for secondary housing

This article from April 22 has information on new regulations for sceondary dwellings across the city.

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Councillors on the Planning Committee have backed the introduction of new regulations aimed to reduce red tape for property owners who want to add units in their home or detached dwellings on their land.

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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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Ward 8 Complete Streets Survey Now Live!

This article, from March 11, has details on the Ward 8 Complete Streets survey, which is now live via Engage Hamilton.

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The Ward 8 Office is excited to announce that the Ward 8 Complete Streets survey is now live via Engage Hamilton portal.

This project is specifically focused on improving safety and operations along residential and collector streets in Ward 8 only – arterial roads will not be a part of this project since they are already under consideration as part of the ongoing Complete Livable Better Streets Design Manual Project.

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Help Shape Ward 8 – Participate in the Upcoming Survey

This article, from March 7, has details on an upcoming Ward 8 initiative.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

We wanted to update you on a Ward 8 initiative which will be taking place over the coming months.

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7-Eleven applying to AGCO to allow for in-store liquor sales

This article, from February 23, has details on 7-Eleven locations, including one in Ward 8, applying for in-store liquor licences.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With recent news that over 60 7/11 stores across the province have applied for licences to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario to allow for in-store consumption of beer and wine, the Ward 8 office wanted to inform residents in Centremount and across the ward about these new developments.

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Council Aims to Reduce 2021 Tax Projections

This article, from January 19, has details on the ongoing budget debate at Hamilton City Hall.

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City Council is aiming at reducing the 2.5% (or about $92) increase slated to impact households this year. The 2.5% forecast is down from the anticipated 4.2% increase that was forecast last year.

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