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Put Waste in the Right Place

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Light Rail Transit (LRT) Team in the Community

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The Hamilton LRT team will be participating in a number of community events this spring and summer. Stop by to learn more about the project, ask our project team your questions, and take home a train of your own!

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Council approves the Kirkendall Neighbourhood Strategy!

We are excited to announce the Kirkendall Neighbourhood Strategy Project is moving forward!  Council ratified a motion that approves the terms of reference for the project. Click here to view the Kirkendall Neighbourhood Strategy - Terms of Reference.

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Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) Mountain Climber Program!

On June 13, 2018, City Council approved the expansion of the Mountain Climber Pilot Program! The program that allows cyclists to take an HSR bus up or down the escarpment for free.

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The 2018 Participatory Budget Results are in!

Westdale_2.jpgOn behalf of the Ward 1 Participatory Budgeting Advisory Committee (PBAC) I am pleased to announce the results of the 2018 forWard One process.  The following outlines a summary of participation, as well as the project results for this year’s process!

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Waterfront Shores Corporation is the staff recommendation for the West Harbour Project

At the June 6, 2018 General Issues Committee (GIC), staff presented a report recommending Waterfront Shores Corporation as the Preferred Proponent of the Pier 8 Development Request for Proposal (RFP) process.

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Transportation Master Plan (TMP) Draft has been released!

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The Transportation Master Plan: City in Motion (TMP) is a comprehensive review and update of the 2007 TMP that continues to plan and build for the 2031 planning horizon and beyond. It is a strategic planning framework that provides direction for future transportation-related studies, projects, initiatives and decisions. The TMP is a multi-modal plan addressing all modes including walking, cycling, transit, automobiles and goods movement.

Click here to view the draft TMP to be discussed at Council on June 20, 2018.

 

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2018 Community Heat Response

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The City of Hamilton, in consultation with community partners, coordinates the Community Heat Response Plan to help citizens cope with intense heat events.

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Traffic safety improvements on Queen Street South

Earlier this spring, staff completed a traffic safety audit and have identified a number of changes to traffic patterns in the area to improve safety and visibility.

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Recreation’s Healthy Food and Beverage Action Plan!

Making the healthy choice, the easy choice. Menu changes planned for Hamilton Recreation centres and arenas. Hamilton City Council approved Recreation’s Healthy Food and Beverage Action Plan, a three year strategy to change the food environment at City of Hamilton Recreation centres and arenas.

As a collaboration between the Recreation Division and Public Health Services’ Healthy Environments Division, the Recreation Healthy Food and Beverage Action Plan aims to ensure that publically-owned recreation facilities foster an environment that promotes a healthy lifestyle through both physical activity, and healthy food and beverage options.

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The 2018 Short Works Prize Nominations are Open!

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Victoria Park Playground Update

Update: We are pleased to report the new climber in Victoria Park opens today, May 18, 2018! Aidan would like to thank everyone, both staff and residents, for their efforts in helping make Victoria Park Playground even better!

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