A private well survey will be taken along Dickenson Road East as part of environmental and engineering studies being carried out in advance of construction on the Dickenson Road Sanitary Trunk Sewer from Upper James to Highway 56. The City of Hamilton has retained Cole Engineering Group to conduct the survey.

Field technicians will be conducting a door to door private well survey beginning on July 23, 2020 between the hours of 8am & 8pm. The purpose of the survey is to assess general groundwater resources and usage in your area, and to establish baseline conditions of private wells.

COLE Engineering will also be completing private well water quality monitoring that will include pre-construction groundwater level assessment and overall well quality assessment.

Participation in the survey is encouraged, but entirely voluntary.

Should you have any questions about the private well survey or well monitoring, please contact Muin Husain at 905-754-8060 ext. 462 or by email MHusain@coleengineering.ca.

Questions regarding the Dickenson Road Trunk Sewer project in it’s entirely can be directed to Taufeek Ameer at the City of Hamilton at 905-546-2424 ext. 2818 or by email at Taufeek.Ameer@hamilton.ca

You can also find the notice regarding the study at the link below

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The Committee of adjustment meetings are currently being
held remotely. The meeting starts at 1pm on Thursday July 23 and can be viewed
through the following link: https://www.hamilton.ca/council-committee/council-committee-meetings/committee-adjustment

1800 Upper James

There is a proposal for a food processing plant by ‘Mama Yo Landa’s Lasagna Company’ at 1800 Upper James. The land where they would like to build is zoned C7 which does not allow the use of a food processing plant.  They will be bringing their proposal to the committee of adjustments this Thursday July 23 to ask for special permission to allow for this use within the current zoning.  For reference this property is to the east of Twenty Place between Twenty Place and Upper James and just south of the Egg & I restaurant and plaza. You can find the committee notice through the link below.

205 Thames Way

There is a proposal to permit the development of a block
townhouse development consisting of 58 townhouse units at 205 Thames Way.
 

The proposal is asking for 12 separate variances to allow for higher density, smaller setbacks, and smaller parking spaces than what is currently allowed. You can find the comprehensive list of proposed variances through the committee notice below:

3311 Homestead Drive

The Sonoma Homes property at 3311 is coming to committee of adjustments this Thursday July 23rd to ask for a total of 12 variances. The comprehensive list of variances can be found in the notice and variance diagram linked below. Some of the variances include smaller setbacks, and larger lot coverage.  Please note you cannot write in to ask to oppose the development as a whole but only to oppose the variances.

How to Contact the Committee with Your Concerns:

Residents are able to write or phone in with their concerns
about any application including the ones listed above. Resident emails are
included in the file and read by the committee of adjustment prior to their
decision being made. You also have the option to speak during the meeting
through phone or webex video conference. To do so please contact the committee
of adjustments either through phone or email to arrange.

You can contact the committee of adjustments through the
following contact info:

 Call 905-546-CITY (2489) or 905-546-2424 extension
4221, 4130, or 3935

 Email Committee of Adjustment staff at cofa@hamilton.ca

For more information regarding the committee of adjustments
meetings please visit the following link: https://www.hamilton.ca/council-committee/council-committee-meetings/committee-adjustment

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As of today, July 20, wearing a mask or face covering is
required in enclosed public spaces in Hamilton. The mask or face covering
should cover your nose, mouth and chin, without gapping. With some exceptions,
all persons, including customers and/or visitors entering an enclosed premise
are required to wear a mask or face covering while in the enclosed space.

For more information including a copy of the official bylaw
and a list of frequently asked questions, please visit the following link: https://www.hamilton.ca/coronavirus/face-coverings-and-masks-by-law

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ATTENTION: RESIDENTS / BUSINESSES
CONSTRUCTION NOTICE FOR CONTRACT C15-45-20(M)

Dear Sir/Madam:

The City of Hamilton has a contract with Cornell Construction Ltd. to perform preventative maintenance on CORLIS ROAD as called for under contract C15-45-20(M). The Surface Treatment Program contributes to reduced maintenance costs, dust mitigation and extended road lifecycle expectancy. Construction is scheduled to commence on or about July 20 2020, with a completion date of September 11, 2020 weather permitting.

Corlis Road Hwy # 56 105m east of Hwy 56

Please note there are a number of roads across the City included in this contract so you may not see the works start as early as July 20th.

The work involves, Culvert replacement, Pulverizing followed by Double Surface Treatment application, (Tar and Chip). You may experience some inconveniences such as noise, dust, and restricted traffic movement during construction. It is intended to maintain pedestrian access and vehicular access to all properties on these roads at all times through construction; however, there will be certain times that access will be restricted. Every effort will be made to do the work in a timely manner and to keep any inconvenience to a minimum. We ask for your patience during this period.

For the duration of the project, the City of Hamilton on-site Inspector will be made available to explain the sequence of work and make note of any anticipated problems during construction.
Please keep this letter in a convenient location for future reference. We ask for your co-operation during this period and request that any questions regarding this work be directed to either:

Paul Murray City Inspector (289) 260-9100
Matthew Pastuszok Project Manager (905) 546-2424, ext. 2639
Or Councillor Brenda Johnson’s Office

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ATTENTION: RESIDENTS / BUSINESSES
CONSTRUCTION NOTICE FOR CONTRACT C15-45-20(M)

Dear Sir/Madam:

The City of Hamilton has a contract with Cornell Construction Ltd. to perform preventative maintenance on the following roads as called for under contract C15-45-20(M). The Surface Treatment Program contributes to reduced maintenance costs, dust mitigation and extended road lifecycle expectancy.
Construction is scheduled to commence on or about July 20 2020, with a completion date of September 11, 2020 weather permitting.

Streets Affected…

Chippewa Road West Hwy # 6 Glancaster Road 11
Hendershot Road Regional Road 20 Golf Club Road 11
Hendershot Road Golf Club Road Guyatt Road 11
Tyneside Road Chippewa Road Haldibrook Road 11
Ferris Road Whitechurch Road Haldibrook Road 11

The work involves, Culvert replacement, minor road repairs followed by Single Surface Treatment application (Tar and Chip). You may experience some inconveniences such as noise, dust, and restricted traffic movement during construction. It is intended to maintain pedestrian access and vehicular access to all properties on these roads at all times through construction; however, there will be certain times that access will be restricted. Every effort will be made to do the work in a timely manner and to keep any inconvenience to a minimum. We ask for your patience during this period.

For the duration of the project, the City of Hamilton on-site Inspector will be made available to explain the sequence of work and make note of any anticipated problems during construction.

If you have any questions you may contact the on-site City inspector or Councillor Johnson’s office.

Paul Murray City Inspector (289) 260-9100
or
Matthew Pastuszok Project Manager (905) 546-2424, ext. 2639

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Backyard composting is an easy way to reduce the amount of waste that you put at the curb each week. The City sells backyard composters, provides helpful hints, and information to overcome common problems.

https://www.hamilton.ca/garbage-recycling/green-bin-composting

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Reuse Store

The Reuse Store, operated by Community Living Hamilton, is located at the Hamilton Mountain Community Recycling Centre. You can donate things that are in good condition.

Your unwanted items could be someone else’s treasures. Please keep in mind that not everything you are trying to donate may be taken. Bicycle helmets, cribs, car seats and mattresses are not accepted at the Reuse Store.

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A Community Recycling Centre (CRC) is a place where you can drop off things that aren’t picked up at the curb. There is no cost to drop off things that will be recycled but you have to pay to drop off garbage. CRC’s have also been referred to as transfer stations

The closest Centre to Ward 11, Glanbrook is….

Location 37 Kilbride Road, Hamilton mountain (includes the Reuse Store)
Hours
Monday to Saturday, 8 am to 6 pm
Closed on Sundays and Statutory Holidays

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Not sure where to put that apple core or paper coffee cup?
It’s the perfect “what goes where” app. Try it out!

■Search waste coach for any waste item
■Download the City’s free waste app

https://www.hamilton.ca/garbage-recycling/green-bin-composting/what-goes-in-green-bin

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With the province’s recent announcement allowing Hamilton to enter Stage 2 of its phased reopening, staff have been preparing to safely reopen the city’s spray pads and pools. 65 of the City’s 68 spray pads will be turned on by this Friday, June 19. Community members can find their nearest spray pad by visiting www.hamilton.ca/parks-recreation/recreation/spray-pads

The following indoor and outdoor pools will open the week of Monday, July 6: • Ancaster Lions Outdoor • Coronation Outdoor Pool • Dundas Driving Park • H.G. Brewster Pool • Huntington Park Recreation Centre • Jimmy Thompson Pool • Ryerson Recreation Centre • Sir Winston Churchill Recreation Centre • Stoney Creek Recreation Centre • Westmount Recreation Centre

The following outdoor pools will open the week of Monday, July 13: • Birge Outdoor Pool • Green Acres Outdoor Pool • Inch Park Outdoor Pool • Walker Outdoor Pool

COVID-19 precautions remain in place while using spray pads and pools. These include keeping two metres of physical distance between yourself and others who aren’t in your “social circle”, not gathering in large crowds or groups, washing your hands and not using pools and spray pads if you are sick or showing signs of being sick.

Hamilton’s bars and restaurants can now open for dining in outdoor areas only, such as patios, curbside, parking lots and adjacent premises. They must take appropriate measures to ensure physical distancing of at least two metres between patrons from different households, including using reservations, limiting the number of patrons allowed in the outdoor space at one time, and ensuring enough space between tables, including to allow for movement. Access to indoor facilities will be limited to patio/outdoor dining area access, food pickup, payment, washrooms or other health and safety purposes. Learn more on the reopening of bars and restaurants by visiting www.hamilton.ca/reopens.

Thank you, Hamilton, for your patience as we work to ensure our city’s reopening is safe for everyone and for your steadfast efforts in slowing the advance of the virus in our community.

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Binbrook United Church (2617 Binbrook Rd) is hosting a Perch fish fry fundraiser on Wednesday June 24, 430-630 pm. Phone orders only to Cindy 905-692-7742. $20.00( cash only),per person. Includes 1/2 pound fish(5-7 pieces), fresh cut fries, coleslaw and tartar sauce, lemon wedge.

Please give time of pick up to avoid long line up in parking lot. This is a drive through only event as no eating allowed in parking lot and no washrooms available due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Enter church lot on east side (Southbrook rd) and exit on West Side of church and back onto Binbrook Rd. 

Parking attendants will be there to help with flow of traffic.

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HAMILTON, ON – Mayor Fred Eisenberger, along with a representative from the Office of the Medical Officer of Health and the City’s Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) Director, will hold a virtual media update at 3:30 P.M. today on the City’s response to the COVID-19 situation.

Date: Friday, June 12, 2020
Time: 2:30 P.M.
Watch/Listen: Watch on the City’s YouTube channel:
http://www.youtube.com/insidecityofhamilton
Watch on Cable 14, on TV or online:
www.cable14now.com
Listen on the phone:
Canada Toll-Free: 1-855-703-8985.
Enter Meeting ID 844-9472-7523.
No password required – just press #.
Attendees: Mayor Fred Eisenberger
A representative from the Office of the Medical Officer of Health
Paul Johnson, General Manager, Healthy & Safe Communities Department and the City’s EOC Director

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is located at Christ Church – Anglican – 1307 Woodburn Rd, PO Box 18, Hannon, ON L0R 1P0
Call to confirm times please 905-692-3781 905-692-3472
DONATIONS ARE WELCOME !!

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In order to complete maintenance on the Lincoln M. Alexander Parkway (LINC), the City of Hamilton will be closing the parkway for two weekends. The LINC will be closed, one side at a time, for a whole weekend on each side.

Weekend closure dates

The work is weather permitting, however at this time is planned for:
■ WESTBOUND: June 12 at 1 pm until June 14 at 11 pm

Maintenance work details

The maintenance work will include:

■Spot repairs to the asphalt
■Some sections of shave and pave resurfacing

■Clearing of catch basins
■Some repairs to signage
■Replacement lane markings

the westbound closure will be in effect from the Red Hill Valley Parkway to Hwy 403 in the west end.

While working in the westbound direction, access to the Highway 403 onramps and the Rousseaux street offramp will be reduced to one lane with access available from the Golf Links Road onramps.

Traffic is expected to increase during these maintenance weekends, and motorists should allow extra time and plan alternate routes.

The City of Hamilton thanks residents for their patience and cooperation as we complete these important infrastructure repairs.

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