Join the conversation about community safety and well-being

This article, from November 9, has details about a Community Safety and Well-Being Plan being created by the City of Hamilton through its Engage Hamilton portal.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton is looking to engage residents as it works towards developing a Community Safety and Well-Being Plan.

For more details, please continue reading below…

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Look What I Made – Ward 8 Community Challenge: April 15

Please enjoy this week’s “Look What I Made” Ward 8 Community Challenge submissions! We’d love to see what you’ve made too – send us your kids (or your) paintings, sketches, drawings, music, sculpture, skits, dance moves, Lego constructions, sewing, baking, cooking…anything creative, and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Please enjoy this week’s “Look What I Made” Ward 8 Community Challenge submissions!

Join the Ward 8 “Look What I Made!” Community Challenge – send us your kids (or your) paintings, sketches, drawings, music, sculpture, skits, dance moves, Lego constructions, sewing, baking, cooking…anything creative, and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates.

Just send us a photo or social media link by email to Ward8@Hamilton.ca, or use the tag #Ward8Art on Twitter – please also include a note that says that we have permission to publish your work online.

Continue reading below…

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Look What I Made – Ward 8 Community Challenge: April 8

Please enjoy this week’s “Look What I Made” Ward 8 Community Challenge submissions! We’d love to see what you’ve made too – send us your kids (or your) paintings, sketches, drawings, music, sculpture, skits, dance moves, Lego constructions, sewing, baking, cooking…anything creative, and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Please enjoy this week’s “Look What I Made” Ward 8 Community Challenge submissions!

Join the Ward 8 “Look What I Made!” Community Challenge – send us your kids (or your) paintings, sketches, drawings, music, sculpture, skits, dance moves, Lego constructions, sewing, baking, cooking…anything creative, and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates.

Just send us a photo or social media link by email to Ward8@Hamilton.ca, or use the tag #Ward8Art on Twitter – please also include a note that says that we have permission to publish your work online.

Continue reading below…

Continue reading “Look What I Made – Ward 8 Community Challenge: April 8”

Queensdale Avenue Traffic Calming – Statement by Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko

Hello, Ward 8 Neighbours!

On Friday, August 16th, 2019 Hamilton City Council approved a motion by Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko for the installation of three speed cushions on Queensdale Avenue at a cost not to exceed $16,8000, to be funded from the Ward 8 Area Capital Reserve Fund.

For a full statement by Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko, please continue reading below. Continue reading “Queensdale Avenue Traffic Calming – Statement by Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko”

Landfill Garbage Diversion – A Cost Saving Opportunity for Ward 8 Taxpayers

Hello, Ward 8 Neighbours!

This summer the City of Hamilton will be tendering it’s Municipal Waste Collection Contract for 2021 – 2028 (with possible extensions to 2030)

The previous term of Council provided direction that landfill garbage will continue to be picked up on a weekly basis.

However, there are significant cost saving opportunities for Ward 8 taxpayers if landfill garbage diversion strategies are considered – including bi-weekly landfill garbage collection and/or a change to clear landfill garbage bags.

For a full statement by Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko, please continue reading below.

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Aberdeen Avenue – Update on Safety Measures and Statement by Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko

Hello, Ward 8 Neighbours!

On Monday, June 17th, 2019 the Director of Transportation Operations and Maintenance for the City of Hamilton brought forward a report to the Public Works Committee outlining staff recommendations for proposed safety measures on Aberdeen Avenue from Queen Street to Longwood Road.

These recommendations were approved by the Public Works Committee in a vote of 7 to 2.

For a full statement by Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko, please continue reading below.

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Hamilton Moving Towards a Zero Plastic Waste Plan

Hello, Ward 8 Neighbours!

On Monday, May 13th 2019 Councillor Nann put forward a motion for Hamilton to move towards a Zero Plastic Waste Plan. The City of Hamilton’s ability to accept specific plastics and other recyclables was significantly impacted by global markets, forcing formerly recyclable items like black plastics and polystyrene foam into landfill and the environment. Continue reading “Hamilton Moving Towards a Zero Plastic Waste Plan”