The Kay Drage Trail construction is due to begin on October 16 and will be completed by the end of the year! We hope the new trail will be enjoyed by all residents.
In the meantime, please be advised there will be construction in the area, the boundaries are outlined on the map below. Click the image to enlarge.Read more
Clean streets and parks make our community a better place to be. We would like to thank the countless volunteers who work hard to help keep Ward 1 looking beautiful.
After 15 years of dedicated service to the Ward 1 Office, Dale Brown has announced she will be retiring from her position to pursue new opportunities in life. Her contributions to Ward 1 will never be forgotten; from the community newsletter to participatory budgeting to neighbourhood meetings to constituent support, she has been committed to making Ward 1 a better place for everyone.Read more
Update on the One-Year Pilot Program for Yard Maintenance Related By-laws in the McMaster Neighbourhoods
Aidan introduced and moved a Motion at City Council titled 'Review of the Current By-law Enforcement Service Levels in the McMaster University Neighbourhoods'. The Motion was carried. As a result, the City of Hamilton hired two additional students for a one year pilot program for enforcement of yard maintenance related by-laws in the McMaster neighbourhoods.
Since starting, students went door to door handling out pamphlets and educating property owners and occupants on the purpose of the pilot program, various yard maintenance related by-laws and violations. The following video reviews property standards in the City of Hamilton:Read more
In response to increased activity in its service territory by fraudsters, Alectra Utilities is alerting its customers to a continuing telephone scam in which they are being threatened with having their electrical service disconnected if they do not provide immediate payment through a cheque cashing service.Read more
Homecoming is taking place from September 29 to October 1, 2017. There are a number of events planned around campus including 2 evening concerts, the first on Friday September 29 and the second on Saturday September 30. Concerts will conclude by 11pm both nights.
A new climbing structure is coming in late Fall 2017 or early Spring 2018 depending on weather, archeological work and delivery of a new structure coming from Germany! Click image to open a larger PDF version.
The work is being planned for late fall or early spring so the area is not roped off during high season (summer).Read more
We are excited to announce that construction is complete on the natural playground at Canadian Martyrs School located at Leland and Main Street W. This project was made possible through the 2016 forWard One Participatory Budgeting Process where it was the 7th top project of the year. Thank you to everyone who helped submit the idea, voted for it and make this possible!
Pictured above, from left to right: Peter Messina (Principal), Dr. K. Prangley (Parent) Trustee Mark Valvasori, Councillor Aiden Johnson, Craig Rushton (Parent)Read more
There is a submission from the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) to the Ministry of Education for a new elementary school at the Sir John A. Macdonald site on September 8, 2017 and a December deadline for planning a community Hub.
HWDSB is proposing to work with community partners to create one central location on the Sir John A. Macdonald Secondary School site that will provide a new elementary school, as well as a range of programs and services, meeting the unique needs of the community.Read more
We are excited to announce that Phase 1 of the Ward 1 Alleyway Revitalization is well underway. This project was made possible through the forWard One Participatory Budgeting Process. Community feedback was collected in 2015 (results report below) to determine the Priority Alleys. Thank you to everyone who helped submit the idea, vote for it and took part in our community consultation!Read more