Planning Committee moving forward with nuisance by-law

This post, from September 6, has details on a nuisance by-law recently passed at Planning Committee.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In response to an unsanctioned “homecoming” street party near McMaster University last fall as well as a St. Patrick’s party in March, a nuisance party bylaw is one step closer to becoming reality after councillors voted to move on suggestions made in a staff report.

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Back to School: Road Safety reminder for parents, students and commuters

This post, from September 2, contains reminders for commuters and parents as school returns for another year.

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The City of Hamilton is reminding all residents to be watchful and pay extra attention on the roads, as students hit the streets in Ward 8 as school starts again.

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Hamilton’s COVID-19 vaccination program expanding to include a booster dose for children aged 5 to 11

This post, from September 1, has information for parents and caregivers looking to book a booster shot appointment for kids aged 5 to 11.

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As of September 1, parents and caregivers of children aged five to 11 are now able to book an appointment for a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Fostering accessibility and inclusion in Hamilton Mountain’s Ward 8

This post, originally posted in The Hamilton News, is an editorial by Councillor Danko.

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Councillor Danko was recently invited to share his views on accessibility in Ward 8 by the Hamilton Mountain News. The following is a re-publishing of his op-ed.

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Rental Housing Licensing pilot program

This post, from August 21 has information on the Rental Housing Licensing pilot program.

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A two-year pilot project to license rental landlords in Wards 1, 8 and 14 is now underway, meaning a license is required for every rental property with four or fewer rental units.

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Chedoke Creek remediation update: Targeted dredging work at Chedoke Creek to start soon

This post, from August 16, has an update from the City involving upcoming dredging.

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The City of Hamilton will begin dredging work at Chedoke Creek later this month, impacting those in Ward 8 who utilize the trails in the surrounding area.

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Construction starting Monday along Stone Church Road East

This post, from August 16, has information on upcoming construction impacting Stone Church Road East.

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A portion of Stone Church Road East, stretching from Upper James to Upper Wellington which may create some delays for residents.

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Main Street Immediate Safety Enhancements Update: Lane reconfiguration work beginning next week

This post, from August 12, has information on the City reducing Main Street from 5 lanes to 4.

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The City of Hamilton will begin work to reduce the number of travel lanes on Main Street from five lanes to four as part of its goal to improve roadway safety.

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Improvements slated at four Ward 8 parks

This post, from August 8, has information on improvements at foud Ward 8 parks.

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With a few play structures at certain Ward 8 parks nearing the end of their usable lifespan, Councillor Danko’s motion for new structures was unanimously passed at the July 5 Public Works Committee meeting.

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Fiesta Extravaganza taking place this weekend

This post, from August 7, has information on Fiesta Extravaganza, taking place this weekend at T.B. McQuesten Community Park.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Head down to T.B. Mcquesten Community Park this weekend to enjoy the sounds, spirit and flavours of the Philippines.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko