Wonderful Woodlands in Ward 8

This post, from Aug. 30, has information on upcoming Hamilton Naturalists’ Club initiatives.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Hamilton Naturalists’ Club will continue its stewardship of the Rolston Community Forest and the nearby Gourley Park forest this September. If you’d like to be involved in the continuing community care of these valuable Ward 8 assets, this post is for you.

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In Case You Missed It

This post, from August 2, has information on Hamilton’s potential 2030 Commonwealth Games bid, digital signage and the Stelco applying for a holding provision for 800 acres of its land.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Whether it is the ongoing questions surrounding the potential 2030 Commonwealth Games bid, a by-law review on digital signage or a major opportunity for the City of Hamilton, here are some things you may have missed over the past month.

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Be Ready for Anything

This post, from May 1, has information on Emergency Preparedness Week, taking place from May 1 to May 7.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

 In Hamilton, we face a number of hazards, including floods and ice storms as well as the potential for industrial or transportation accidents. With this in mind, the City is taking part in Emergency Preparedness Week from May 1 to May 7 to help you and your family to be prepared for anything.

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Recent meeting on the 866 West 5th development

This post, from April 9, contains a recording of the April 7 public meeting about the proposed development at 866 West 5th St.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

On April 7th, a meeting was held where local residents were able to hear what will be in the works for the vacate land at 866 West 5th Street.

For those unable to attend, a portion of the video is available below.

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Hamilton City Council adopts 2022 tax supported operating budget

This post, from March 31, has an update on the City’s adoption of its next operating budget.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Hamilton City Council has adopted its next operating budget, seeing a 2.8% increase on average for Hamiltonians this coming year.

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Politically Speaking with Councillor Danko

This post, from March 24, has a video link to Councillor Danko’s most recent appearance on Cable 14’s “Politically Speaking”

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Councillor Danko recently appeared on Politically Speaking on Cable 14 where he had the opportunity to touch on multiple issues affecting City residents, including area rating.

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Snow Angels Seeking Volunteers

This article, from December 13, contains information about the Snow Angels volunteering program, and their call for volunteers this season.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Are you reliable and in good physical health? Do you have some free time on your hands to help your neighbours? Are you 14 years of age or older? The Snow Angels are looking for your help.

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Learn the sounds of fire safety

This post, from October 1, has information on Fire Safety Week in Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

This week is Fire Safety week with this year’s theme being the “sounds of fire safety. With that being said, the Hamilton Fire Department is urging residents to test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms regularly, learn the different sounds they make, and know what to do when an alarm sound.

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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.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

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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Are you interested in outdoor fitness equipment at a Ward 8 park? Let us know!

This article, from June 12, is asking if you would like to see outdoor fitness equipment at a Ward 8 park, and which Ward 8 park you think best serves that need.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With many residents now choosing to do their workout routine outdoors, the Ward 8 office would like to know if there is resident appetite for outdoor fitness equipment at a Ward 8 park – and which park do you feel suits this equipment?

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Councillor John-Paul Danko