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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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 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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Cycle Hamilton 2020 Survey

This article, from November 28, includes information about a survey being conducted by Cycle Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Cycle Hamilton wants to understand how COVID-19 has impacted that transportation of Hamiltonians, and are asking cyclists from across the city for their input, which will help them understand what to focus on over the next year.

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Claremont Access & Keddy Trail Update

This article, from October 6, provides a sneak peek at the progress on the Claremont Access/Keddy Trail.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Since July 6th, the southbound (upbound) lanes of the Claremont Access have been closed to traffic, as City of Hamilton crews work on the first multi-modal connection between the lower city and Hamilton Mountain, including a long-awaited multi-use trail.

The Ward 8 office has received some pictures of the progress so far, which we are happy to share with residents.

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Restrictions on Sherman Access beginning October 5

This article, from October 2, contains details about upcoming lane restrictions on the Sherman Access.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

To safely complete slope and drainage improvements, the City of Hamilton is advising residents that there will be upcoming restrictions on the West Leg of the Sherman Access starting on Monday and expected to last until the end of the week.

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Introducing the City of Hamilton’s Road Condition Ratings

This article contains information about the City of Hamilton’s interactive Road Condition Index site.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Have you ever wondered how your street compares to the rest of the city when it comes to its condition? Do you ever wonder how the City assesses its roads? Well wonder no more, as we introduce you to the City of Hamilton’s Road Condition street index site, an interactive site showing your street condition in real time.

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Back to school safety reminders

This article, from September 9, has important information for students, parents, and commuters as a new school year is upon us.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With students heading back to school over the last week, the City of Hamilton is reminding us all about the importance of slowing down and avoiding distractions while on your morning commute.

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