Final Reminder: Maintenance on the Lincoln Alexander Parkway this week

This post, updated on May 23, has information on upcoming maintenance which will effect the Lincoln M. Alexander Parkway.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Upcoming asphalt repairs and required maintenance will result in the closure of the LINC at the end of May.

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Dundurn Stairs to be closed for a week

This post, from April 26, has information on the upcoming closure of the Dundurn stairs.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City will be closing the Dundurn stairs from Monday, May 2 to Friday, May 13.

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Terryberry Library to be closed for renovations

This post, from March 15, has details on a temporary closure at Terryberry Library beginning April 4, 2022.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Terryberry Library will be closed to the public for 2-3 months starting April 4, as renovations will be taking place at the West 5th and Mohawk location.

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City of Hamilton Plow Tracker

This article, from January 17, has information on how the City of Hamilton clears its streets and how you can track the plow.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the heavy snowfall the city is anticipating mid-week, the Ward 8 Office wanted to share information about some Frequently Asked Questions residents may have when it comes to clearing streets after snowstorms, and share a site that tracks Hamilton’s plows in realtime.

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City Picking Up Xmas Trees First Two Weeks of January

This article, from January 2, has details for those looking to discard this year’s Xmas tree.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

City of Hamilton waste collection staff be picking up real Christmas trees at the curbside on your weekly collection days during the weeks of January 3 and January 10, 2022 .

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Update: New traffic signal on Upper James to be activated December 15

This post, from December 14, is informing residents that the new traffic light at Brucedale Avenue & Upper James St. will be in operation as of December 15.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 office was advised this morning that effective December 15, the new signal at Upper James Street and Brucedale Avenue will be activated and the Brantdale Avenue light will be deactivated with Hamilton Police on-site to help with traffic control while crews perform the work.

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City resuming yard waste pick-up for next two weeks following weekend storm

This post, from December 13, has information on the City extending leaf and yard waste until December 24 due to the recent windstorm.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The windstorm that hit Hamilton late last week left a slew of debris across the City. With over hundreds of reports of downed trees around the city, and with leaves (finally) being blown off a number of stubborn trees, the City has decided to extend its yard waste pick-up starting today (December 13).

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Our Sincerest Apologies

This post, from December 6, is an apology from the Ward 8 office for erroneously reporting the end date of leaf and yard waste pick-up.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In our newsletter last week, we erroneously reported that the City would be ending leaf and yard waste pick-ups the week of December 6. We were mistaken.

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Hamilton set to enhance its sidewalk snow-clearing program next winter

This article, from November 15, has information on the City enhancing its snow-clearing program.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Starting next winter (2022-2023), the city will clear an additional 469 kilometres of sidewalk along transit routes and near schools, whenever there is 5 cm or more of snowfall.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko