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Kirkendall Neighbourhood Strategy Workshop

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Session Options:

  • 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: Melrose United Church, 86 Homewood Ave, Hamilton

Limited childcare spaces are available. Supervised by ECE professional.

Register before November 29 to attend, and for childcare if needed here

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Alectra Outages 2019

Summary from Alectra regarding outages impacting Kirkendall

Alectra investigated the causes of the September 13, October 1 and November 1 outages that affected the Dundurn and Caroline Street; Longwood Road and Locke Street; and the King Street West and Aberdeen Avenue areas.

Most recent outages triggered by the following:

  • The September 13 outage affecting the Dundurn to Caroline street area was a result of equipment failure in our underground system supplying the area.
  • The outage on October 1 affecting King Street West to Aberdeen Avenue from Haddon Avenue South to Queen Street South. was a result of equipment failure from Hydro One owned equipment at a substation feeding Alectra’s grid. As of November 8, the repairs have been made.
  • The overnight November 1 outage was due to severe weather. The wind storm-affected multiple municipalities in our service territory primarily from damaging winds. Alectra crews worked throughout the night and the power was restored in the morning.

Alectra will be implementing vegetation management on certain areas adjacent to our overhead system in Ward 1 in order to minimize future tree contacts as well as installing additional animal guards. The equipment repairs that were made on November 8 will also increase the reliability in the area going forward.

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Locke Street South Reconstruction Information

Map of of Section of Locke St

Ribbon cutting ceremony - Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 11:30 AM at the corner of Locke St S and Bold St.

Mayor Eisenberger, Councillor Wilson, BIA Chair Vanderkwaak, and other City officials will be present

 

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Climate Emergency & Municipal Leadership Event

How must cities lead against climate crisis?

What are the responsibilities of municipal leadership during a climate emergency?

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More Trees Please Now!

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2020 York Blvd Construction

Presentation on Proposed Changes to York Blvd in the Spring of 2020 - PowerPoint  

(Oct 5 & 7, 2019)

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Churchill Park Update (October 2019)

Video Overview

The project manager for the Churchill Park Phase 1 redevelopment gave the Ward 1 Office a tour of the improvements the City of Hamilton has made to the site.  We apologise for the audio quality, while it was a beautiful day to be in the park, the wind was high

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Queen St S Conversion in Spring 2020

The conversion, tentatively scheduled for completion in fall 2019, is now planned for early Spring 2020. Details for the new timeline may be found here

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Safety on the Street: Neighbourhood street speed reductions

 

In July 2019, the City of Hamilton became the first municipality in Ontario to implement a city-wide neighbourhood speed-limit reduction on local and minor collector roadways to 40 km/h and 30km/hr in school zones. This change to community streets is a fundamental step towards the City of Hamilton’s goal of Vision Zero; zero fatalities or serious injuries on roadways as well as our vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully.

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Development in Ward 1

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