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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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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What will LRT construction look like?

This post, from Aug. 29, contains information on the LRT construction phases.

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As the City prepares for the first phase of LRT construction, what exactly should residents expect once the shovels hit the ground?

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City advising residents of possible data breach

This post, from August 26, has details on a data breach by a third-party city vendor.

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The City of Hamilton is warning residents of a possible data breach related to water meter services.

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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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Artists painting Keddy Access Trail Mural Project on Aug 24 from 4-7pm

This article, from August 21, has details on the ongoing Keddy Access Trail Street Art Project.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

As part of the Keddy Access Trail Street Art Project, a team of artists will be painting murals on the Keddy Access Trail.

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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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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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Councillor Danko talks road safety

This post, from August 11, contains a recent interview Cllr. Danko involving road safety on Hamilton’s streets and possible solutions to those issues.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Hamilton has made good progress to reduce the number of vehicular collisions and improve roadway safety in recent years. Sadly, pedestrian deaths over the past year have drastically increased. Councillor Danko shared his views with Scott Radley on AM900 CHML.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko