First phase of construction at Sam Lawrence Park starts at the beginning of May

This post, from May 3rd, has information on the first phase of construction of the Sam Lawrence Park Master Plan.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The first phase of the Sam Lawrence Park Master Plan construction starts at the beginning of May . During construction, the parking lot on the west side of the park will be closed. Work is expected to wrap up at the end of July 2024 (weather permitting)

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Pre-authorized payments for property taxes resuming

This post, from April 5, has information on the City resuming pre-authorized tax withdrawals.

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The City will be resuming pre-authorized property tax withdrawals as the City continues to resume its online services in the wake of the cybersecurity incident.

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City of Hamilton to welcome eclipse enthusiasts

This post, from March 18, has information on the best places to view the upcoming solar eclipse and safe ways to do so.

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As April 8th approaches, the City is reminding residents the importance of staying safe during this memorable experience, as well as some of the best spots to view the solar eclipse.

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What’s open and closed at the City during the holidays

This post, from December 19, has information on what’s open and closed at the City next week.

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All City of Hamilton offices will be closed as of December 25th, and will reopen January 2, 2024.

Other City services and facilities are available over the holidays with modified hours/closures.

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Dundurn Stairs Notice

This post, from October 3, has information on the recent nightly closure of the Dundurn Stairs.

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Due to safety concerns related to the darkness of the area, the Dundurn stairs have been closed this past week due to a recent theft.

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City of Hamilton promoting healthier Halloween options

This post, from September 27, has information on available recreation passes for youth aged 17 and under.

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The City of Hamilton will be promoting healthier Halloween treats by offering Rec passes for youth aged 17 and under.

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City launches its first Indigenous health strategy

This post, from August 23, has details on the City’s first Indigenous health strategy.

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The City is collaborating with the Indigenous community as it launches its health strategy aiming at improving the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals.

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City of Hamilton pleads guilty to Chedoke Creek spill charges

This post, from July 21, has details on the City of Hamilton’s guilty plea in regards to the Chedoke Creek spill.

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The City of Hamilton has always accepted responsibility for the incident dating back to 2014.

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Drug Alert re: Increase in fentanyl or toxicity and drug-related deaths

This post, from July 7, contains a press release from Public Health Services regarding an increase in local drug-related deaths.

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Public Health Services has issued a press release healthcare providers, families and individuals impacted by the ongoing opioid crisis with word of increased potency in the local drug supply and an increase in suspected drug-related overdoses.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko