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Queen St S Two-Way Conversion Construction Begin June 8

Hear from Councillor Maureen Wilson and Public Works staff about the project details and timelines.

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2020-05-20 Ward 1 Newsletter

THIS EDITION OF THE WARD 1 NEWSLETTER INCLUDES:
  • Skimming the Surface: Chedoke Creek Report - MECP Order: Update to Council
  • Churchill Park Playground Structure Replacement
  • Ward 1 Capital Projects 
  • Online event: Strong Towns conversation and Q&A
  • Fundraiser for St Matthew's House -
  • Development Applications
  • Events
  • The City of Hamilton Staged Reopenings
  • Reminders
  • COVID-19 City of Hamilton Resources (Public Health; Media updates; Affected city services; Financial supports)
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Chedoke Creek Report - MECP Order: Update to Council

On April 29 Hamilton City Council received a city staff and consultant report detailing the impact of the sewage spill on Cootes Paradise. The consultant's report concluded that the spill did not cause a long-term impact on water quality in Cootes Paradise.    

I voted against receiving the report due to its lack of consultation with our agency partners, especially the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG). Secondly, the City of Hamilton was given a very short period in which to respond to the Provincial Order. As a result, no new information about the spill itself could be collected, and the availability of data for essential ecosystem components was limited. The City could have announced that it was planning to do more to investigate and remediate the spill in future.  

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FAQ - Where can I go?

Recent changes as the initial reopening phase begin.

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2020-05-08 Ward 1 Newsletter

THIS EDITION OF THE WARD 1 NEWSLETTER INCLUDES:
  • Online event: Strong Towns conversation and Q&A
  • Locke Street Reconstruction Update 
  • Events:
  • Citywide notices
  • City of Hamilton Announces Small Reopening of Public Spaces Effective May 9
    • Trails and parks information
  • Reminders
  • COVID-19 City of Hamilton Resources (Public Health; Media updates; Affected city services; Financial supports)
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2020-04-28 Ward 1 Newsletter

THIS EDITION OF THE WARD 1 NEWSLETTER INCLUDES:
  • Online event: Strong Towns conversation and Q&A
  • Q&A with Hamilton's Director Licensing & By-law (Video)
  • 354 King St W (Strathcona) - Online Open House
  • 2019 Remuneration and Expenses
  • Citywide notices
    • Community gardens 
    • Cancellation of Victoria Day fireworks display
    • Temporary leaf and yard waste collection program
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) donations
    • COVID-19 City of Hamilton Resources (Public Health; Media updates; Affected city services; Financial supports)
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Strong Towns - Online Ward 1 Q&A with author Charles Marohn & Maureen

 

June 9, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to Build American Prosperity 

Presenting the foundational ideas of the Strong Towns movement he co-founded, Charles Marohn explains why cities of all sizes continue to struggle to meet their basic needs, and reveals the new paradigm that can solve this longstanding problem.

Read the book, then join Maureen in conversation with the author Charles Marohn followed by Q&A with the author.

Preregistration required. See events for details

The Hamilton Public Library has several e-copies of the book and an audio copy, but if you're able, we encourage you to support your local independent booksellers by ordering your own copy through King West Books or Epic Books.

 

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FAQ - Where Can I Go? (2020-04-26)

Dear Friends & Neighbours.

I hope this note finds you safe and well. I have received numerous emails asking for clarity on where we can legally walk and play. COVID-19 is causing all levels of government to issue new information and directives on a daily basis. I realize it can be overwhelming. The situation is serious. Now is the time where we all must listen to our public health officials and follow their advice. Lives depend on it.

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2019 Remuneration & Expenses

2019 Remuneration and Expenses released at today's council meeting.

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Q&A with Hamilton's Director Licensing & By-law

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