Fostering accessibility and inclusion in Hamilton Mountain’s Ward 8

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

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

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.

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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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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.

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

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Council approves updates for T. Melvile Bailey Park

This post, om August 6, has information on upgrades for T. Melville Bailey Park in the Southam neighbourhood.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Hamilton City Council has approved nearly $69,000 for upgrades at T. Melville Bailey Park – Ward 8’s hidden gem.

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New HSR 72-Hour Pass PRESTO E-Ticket

This post, from August 5, has information on the HSR’s new 72-hour pass.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Whether you’re anticipating visitors to Hamilton, or looking for a way to enjoy a trip out without bringing your vehicle (SuperCrawl, perhaps?), the HSR is making things easier for visitors to the City and occasional transit users by introducing a 72-hour pass.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko