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HAAA Renewal Plan - Final Design Concept

View the final design concepts presented to residents, review the presentation, and then tell us what you think?

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Victoria Park - Spray Pad and Sun Shelter 2 Design Concepts Ready

Victoria Park needs you!

View the two design concepts presented to residents, review the presentation, and then tell us what you think?

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2021-11-15 Ward 1 Newsletter

This edition of the Ward 1 newsletter includes:

  • How Hamilton Will Grow. GRIDS2 and the Municipal Comprehensive Review Debate This Friday
  • Upcoming online presentations
    • HAAA Renewal Public Information Centre 3 - FINAL DESIGN CONCEPT
    • Victoria Park - Spray Pad and Sun Shelter - DESIGN CONCEPTS CONSULTATION
  • Alexander Park Community Hub Survey
  • Call for Artists: Locke Street Marker Public Art Project
  • Beulah Park playground life cycle renewal begins November 12
  • Temporary Road Closure: Strathcona North
  • Ward 1 Native Tree Tour and more
  • Hamilton Harbour Waterfront Trail Geotechnical Work as of November 15
  • Changes to Curbside Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Schedule
  • Mini Hydrant Installation
  • In case you missed it
  • Events

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HAAA Renewal Online Meeting 3 - Final Design

Join us November 18th at 7:30 PM or November 20th at 10:00 AM 

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Pearl-Kent Bike Boulevard Pilot Project

What is a Bicycle Boulevard?

Also known as “slow streets,” “quiet streets,” or “neighbourhood greenways,” bicycle boulevards are low volume streets that offer an opportunity to improve corridor safety by calming vehicular traffic for people living in the area, including people walking and cycling while improving the livability of the neighbourhood. 

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Breadalbane-Jones Bike Boulevard Pilot

What is a Bicycle Boulevard?

Also known as “slow streets” or “neighbourhood greenways”, bicycle boulevards are low volume streets that offer an opportunity to enhance corridor safety by calming vehicular traffic for people living in the area, including people walking and cycling, while improving the livability of the neighbourhood. 

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2021-09-01 Ward 1 Newsletter

THIS EDITION OF THE WARD 1 NEWSLETTER INCLUDES:

  • My vote against ending the Encampment Response Protocol
  • COVID-19 Cases, Scenario Comparisons for Hamilton
  • Hamilton’s COVID-19 Testing Centres increase capacity to meet community needs
  • Hamilton's Recreation Master Plan Engagement Strategy
  • Local Notices
    • Locke Street Marker Public Art Project
    • Kirkendall Neighbourhood Food Drive
    • Westdale South - Dromore Cres Temporary Road Closure (Sterling to Paisley) September 10
    • Paisley Ave N and Oak Knoll Ave
    • Ainslie Wood Visual Identity Survey - Last Call
  • Park Project Updates
    • HAAA
    • Victoria Park
    • Alexander Skate Park
    • Churchill Park
  • City Enrichment Fund Now Taking Applications for 2022
  • 2022 City Enrichment Fund | Applications Open
  • Bay Area Restoration Council Community Water Leaders Program
  • Royal Botanical Gardens Resumes Programming
  • In Case You Missed It
    • Chedoke Creek Remediation Update: Ministry approves City’s remediation work plan for Cootes Paradise
    • Hamilton City Council approves Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Verification Policy for all City employees
    • Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre welcomes executive director, Lyndon George HARC website,
    • Increased risk for West Nile Virus in Hamilton
  • Events
    • Cootes to Escarpment Fall Festival Weekends from September 14 - October 3, 2021
    • Saturdays Un-LOCKED - Eat, Shop and Play on Locke every Saturday from July 17 to September 11 | 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
    • Westdale Village Casual Outdoor Market every Tuesday | 4:00-7:00 PM
    • Westdale Live
    • Supercrawl Bridgeworks Live Stream Series

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My vote against ending the Encampment Response Protocol

 

Encampments are outside spaces where residents are living temporarily in tents or other makeshift arrangements. I have written about encampments in a previous letter to Ward 1 residents. 

The purpose of this Ward 1 letter is to account for my vote at the August 9, 2021, special meeting of Hamilton City Council, which concluded with the City's cancellation of the Encampment Response Protocol.  

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E-Scooters Coming to Hamilton

The City of Hamilton will launch an electric scooter rental program next spring. The project will run for 24 months as a pilot to allow the City to assess operations and safety features. The City will partner with the private sector, and all capital and operating costs will be the responsibility of the selected commercial operators.  

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COVID-19 Cases, Scenario Comparisons for Hamilton

Earlier this month, Hamilton’s Board of Health received an update on the city’s COVID-19 case count along with a forecast for COVID-19 conditions to December 2021.  As reported in the news, there has been an increase in COVID-19 cases in Hamilton.  In addition, the number of Hamiltonians who are fully vaccinated is below the provincial average.  The re-opening of Hamilton and Ontario will result in increases in contact transmission. This situation, combined with a highly contagious Delta variant currently active in 95% of Hamilton COVID-19 cases, poses significant risks to the unvaccinated, including children under age 12, for whom there is no vaccination available, and the under-vaccinated.  Individuals with only single-dose are under-vaccinated. 

Any 4th wave will primarily be among those not vaccinated, including children under 12 years old and those under-vaccinated. 

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