Conceptual design for the Mountain Brow Multi-Use Pathway receives public works committee approval

This post, from October 18, has information regarding funding for the design of the Ward 8 section of the Mountain Brow Multi-Use Pathway.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

At the October 18 public works committee meeting, members approved funding for the conceptual design of a multi-use pathway which will link the Garth/Fennell area to the Jay Keddy Trail and Sam Lawrence Park.

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City sharing leaf and yard waste reminders and fall tips

This post, from October 7, has information on upcoming changes to leaf and yard waste collection, as well as clean up tips for the fall season.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the gardening season coming to a close, the City is reminding residents on upcoming changes to curbside yard waste collection schedule, as well as some fall clean up tips for those tending to their gardens, beds and yards.

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Hamilton streets will be seeing electric rental scooters starting next spring

This post, from August 14, has information on an e-scooter pilot project coming to Hamilton next spring.

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The City will start an electric scooter rentals pilot starting next spring believed to be unique in Canada for its efforts to protect residents with disabilities.

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Railings finished at Captain Cornelius Park

This post, from July 18, has information on the newly completed railings at Captain Cornelius Park.

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The Ward 8 office is pleased to announce that the new railings along the concrete stairs connecting the Rolston Community Forest and Accessible Trail to Rolston Drive and Captain Cornelius Park is now complete.

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City of Hamilton wins Technical Achievement Awards for Vision Zero Action Plan and Keddy Access Trail

This article, from May 27, contains details on the City of Hamilton being recognized with two awards by the Transportation Association of Canada

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Each year, the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) recognizes exceptional contributions made by its member organizations across Canada through its Technical Achievement Awards – with the City receiving two awards including those for Road Safety Engineering and Sustainable Mobility.

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Notice of virtual Public Information Centre for Up. Wellington residents

This article, from May 17, has details on the initiation of a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment along the Upper Wellington corridor, as well as details on a virtual Public Information Centre taking place June 8.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to address transportation challenges along Upper Wellington Street (Limeridge Road to Stone Church Road). A virtual Public Information Centre will take place June 8th at 6pm.

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Reminder – Free Shade Trees for Ward 8 Residents!

134 of 200 native shade trees available for free to Ward 8 residents have been spoken for. Don’t miss your last chance to receive your tree – just in time for spring planting!

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 Office has given away 134 of 200 native shade trees made available to Ward 8 residents, just in time for spring planting – now is your last chance to reserve yours while quantities last.

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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.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

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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New Stair Railings To Improve Rolston Community Forest Access

New railings will be installed to improve access to the Captain Cornelius Community Forest thanks to collaboration with Ward 8 & 14 HWDSB Trustee Becky Buck.

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This summer new railings will be installed to improve the accessibility of the concrete steps connecting Rolston Drive to the Rolston Community Forest and Captain Cornelius Park adjacent to Westview Elementary School.

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Rising temperatures creating flooding risks

This article, from February 26, has details about what you can do to prevent flooding in your home and what to watch out for when out on trails near bodies of water.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the recent spurt of warm and rainy weather, following a few weeks of above average snow accumulation, the City of Hamilton is reminding residents to take preventative steps to stem flooding in or around your home and to be cautious should you be near the City’s various bodies of water.

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