Project Notice for Residents in Bonnington and Southam Neighbourhoods

This article from January 19 contains details of upcoming construction projects in the Bonnington & Southam Neighbourhood of Ward 8.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Residents in parts of the Bonnington and Southam neighbourhoods will be receiving improved municipal services as part of the City of Hamilton’s ongoing upgrades to infrastructure. The project is slated to begin this spring.

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Public Notice of Approved Water & Wastewater Rates for 2021

This article from January 8 has details on changes to residents’ water & wastewater charges for 2021.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton is advising water customers of changes to water and wastewater/storm rates that are effective as of January 1, 2021.

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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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City Picking Up Xmas Trees First Two Weeks of January

This article, from December 31, has details about discarding your real 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 4 and January 11, 2021.

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City of Hamilton Plow Tracker

This article, from December 28, has information on how the City of Hamilton clears its streets and how you can track the plow.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the city receiving its first solid accumulation of snow this past week, you’ll start to see more City of Hamilton trucks, tractors, and bobcats clearing your neighbourhood in the coming months.

With that in mind, 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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Hamilton City Council Approves 2021 Tax Supported Capital Budget

This article, from December 21, has information about the 2021 Capital Budget.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

City Council has approved the 2021 Tax Supported Capital Budget. Council’s approval supports an overall 2021 capital budget of $484.4M. The increase in capital funding from property taxes equates to an increase in the operating budget of 0.4 per cent or $3.6M, an increase of $13 per year on an average household.

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City Auditor Releases Accessible Transportation Services Eligibility Audit Findings

This article, from December 9, contains details on the City Auditor’s Accessible Transportation Services audit.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City Auditor has released their findings from the Accessible Transportation Services (ATS) eligibility audit with the Public Works Committee.

In November 2019, the Public Works Committee requested the City
Auditor to complete an accessible transportation services eligibility
audit.

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Storm Water Management Gaps to be Identified

This article, from November 26, has details about a motion to identify gaps, needs, and risks to the City’s stormwater maintenance programs.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A motion was recently introduced at City Council, aimed at identifying existing gaps in Hamilton’s system, its immediate needs and risks as well as vulnerabilities created due to ongoing Climate Change.

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City managing contaminated soil at Kenilworth Water Reservoir

This article, from November 5, contains details about contaminated soil found at the Kenilworth Water Reservoir.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

City staff have recently informed Council of contaminated soils found at the Kenilworth Water Reservoir, which is one of the main feeder lines to residents and businesses on Hamilton Mountain.

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New play structure at Captain Cornelius Park officially open

This article, from October 20, celebrates the opening of the new play structure at Captain Cornelius Park.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 office is excited to announce that Captain Cornelius Park, located in Ward 8’s Rolston neighbourhood, is now open for business after a complete redesign of the entire area and the installation of a brand new play structure.

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