We’re back, peach lovers!
Unfortunately, the Peach Festival is cancelled once again for 2021, but we are back, running our drive-thru Pie Event on Aug 27-29, offering pre-ordered fresh peach pies, frozen peach, and frozen cherry pies.
After a complete sell-out last year of our peach jam and jelly, we have been busy this summer making more! Baskets of fresh peaches, Sweet & Sour sauce, Crystal Beach Sugar Waffles, and our Fifty United Cookbooks will also be available for purchase on pick-up days.
Pre-orders will be accepted until August 20th, or until sold out. Click the link below to secure your pie – we look forward to seeing you in August!
https://forms.gle/8rUGDwnozb8wnis6A

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Malton Dr @ Upper James St (Cleaning ; Shot 1 Seg 1 & 2)
Start : Aug 12, 2021 @ 9am
End : Aug 12, 2021 @ 9pm
Road Closure : Malton Dr @ Upper James St (20m West of intersection)
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Relocate stop @ SW corner
Pedestrians : Unaffected

Malton Dr @ Upper James St & Kennedy Dr @ Upper James St (Cleaning : (Shot 2 – Seg 3 & 4)
Start : Aug 12, 2021 @ 9am (12hr)
End : Aug 12, 2021 @ 9pm
Road Closure : Malton Dr @ Upper James St (20m West of intersection)
Kennedy Ave @ Upper James (20m west of intersection)
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Relocate stop @ SW corner of Malton Dr
Pedestrians : Unaffected

Rymal Rd @ Upper James St (Cleaning : Shot 3 – Seg 5)
Start : Aug 13, 2021 @ 9am (12hr)
End : Aug 13, 2021 @ 9pm
Road Closure : Kennedy Ave @ Upper James St (20m West of intersection)
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Unaffected
Pedestrians : Unaffected

Rymal Rd @ Upper James St (Cleaning : Shot 4 – Seg 6)
Start : Aug 16, 2021 @ 9am (12hr)
End : Aug 16, 2021 @ 9pm
Road Closure : “No Left” from Upper James St to Rymal Rd E
“No Left” from Rymal Rd E to Upper James St (Southbound)
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Unaffected
Pedestrians : Unaffected

Malton Dr @ Upper James St (Lining : Shot 1 – Seg 1 & 2)
Start : Aug 16, 2021 @ 7am (24hr)
End : Aug 17, 2021 @ 7pm
Nightwork
Road Closure : Malton Dr @ Upper James St (20m West of intersection)
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Relocate stop @ SW corner
Pedestrians : Unaffected

Rymal Rd @ Upper James St (Cleaning : Shot 5 – Seg 7)
Start : Aug 17, 2021 @ 9am (12hr)
End : Aug 17, 2021 @ 9pm
Road Closure : “No Left” from Upper James St to Rymal Rd E
“No Left” from Rymal Rd E to Upper James St (Southbound)
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Unaffected
Pedestrians : Unaffected

Malton Dr @ Upper James St & Kennedy Dr @ Upper James St (Lining : Shot 2 – Seg 3 & 4)
Start : Aug 17, 2021 @ 7am (24hr)
End : Aug 18, 2021 @ 7am
Nightwork
Road Closure : Malton Dr @ Upper James St (20m West of intersection)
Kennedy Ave @ Upper James (20m west of intersection)
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Relocate stop @ SW corner of Malton Dr
Pedestrians : Unaffected

Upper James St @ Delta Dr (Cleaning : Shot 6 – Seg 8)
Start : Aug 18, 2021 @ 9am (12hr)
End : Aug 18, 2021 @ 9pm
Road Closure : “No Left” from Upper James St to Delta Dr
“No Right” from Upper James St to Delta Dr
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Unaffected
Pedestrians : Unaffected

Rymal Rd @ Upper James St (Lining : Shot 3 – Seg 5)
Start : Aug 18, 2021 @ 7am (24hr)
End : Aug 19, 2021 @ 7am
Nightwork
Road Closure : Kennedy Ave @ Upper James St (20m West of intersection)
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Unaffected
Pedestrians : Unaffected

Upper James St @ Delta Dr (Cleaning : Shot 7 – Seg 9)
Start : Aug 19, 2021 @ 9am (12hr)
End : Aug 19, 2021 @ 9pm
Road Closure : “No Left” from Upper James St to Delta Dr
“No Right” from Upper James St to Delta Dr
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Unaffected
Pedestrians : Unaffected

Rymal Rd @ Upper James St (Lining – Shot 4 – Seg 6)
Start : Aug 19, 2021 @ 7am (24hr)
End : Aug 20, 2021 @ 7am
Nightwork
Road Closure : “No Left” from Upper James St to Rymal Rd E
“No Left” from Rymal Rd E to Upper James St (Southbound)
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Unaffected
Pedestrians : Unaffected

Rymal Rd @ Upper James St (Lining : Shot 5 – Seg 7)
Start : Aug 20, 2021 @ 7am (24hr)
End : Aug 21, 2021 @ 7am
Nightwork
Road Closure : “No Left” from Upper James St to Rymal Rd E
“No Left” from Rymal Rd E to Upper James St (Southbound)
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Relocate stop NE of intersection in front of Shoppers Drug Mart
Pedestrians : Unaffected

Upper James St @ Delta Dr (Lining : Shot 6 – Seg 8)
Start : Aug 21, 2021 @ 7am (24hr)
End : Aug 22, 2021 @ 7am
Nightwork
Road Closure : “No Left” from Upper James St to Delta Dr
“No Right” from Upper James St to Delta Dr
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Relocate stop NE of intersection in front of Shoppers Drug Mart
Pedestrians : Unaffected

Upper James St @ Delta Dr (Lining : Shot 7 – Seg 9)
Start : Aug 23, 2021 @ 7am (24hr)
End : Aug 24, 2021 @ 9pm
Nightwork
Road Closure : “No Left” from Upper James St to Delta Dr
“No Right” from Upper James St to Delta Dr
Bus Routes : Unaffected
Bus Stops : Unaffected
Pedestrians : Unaffected

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To safely complete the installation of a sanitary sewer, New Alliance Ltd. will close Upper Centennial Pkwy between Rymal Rd. and Green Mountain Rd. beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday until 5 AM, Monday July, 26, 2021.

Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour and to expect traffic delays in the area.

Service delays are expected to occur along HSR routes 43—Stone Church and 44 – Rymal during the work and customers should allow extra time for travel. Details are available at: www.hamilton.ca/hsrdetours.

The City of Hamilton thanks motorists for their patience as these important infrastructure improvements are completed.

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The CWHM has opened their doors again! They have new hours which are Wednesday – Sunday 9am – 5pm. They are Closed Monday and Tuesday.

The 2021 flying season also begins today! The Lancaster is scheduled to fly this weekend at 10:30am and 1:00pm on Saturday July 24th as well as 12:00pm on Sunday July 25th. If you have a chance, please take a look. It is a wonderful opportunity to see history in the sky.

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With the move into Step 3 of the Province’s Roadmap to Reopen Framework happening in most parts of Ontario today, the City of Hamilton is sharing additional information about the reopening of municipal services, programming and facilities. More information will be added to the City’s website in the coming days.

City Hall
• The first and second floors of City Hall will reopen to the public on Monday, July 19, 2021.
• The facility will be open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• Residents will be able to access most services without an appointment (commissioning services, foreign pension and assessment rolls require appointments)
• All services related to Building, Planning and Growth Management remain pick up/drop off only.
• Capacity limits and health screening will be in effect.

Municipal Service Centres
• All Municipal Service Centres (Ancaster, Glanbrook, Stoney Creek, Dundas and Flamborough) will reopen to the public on Monday, July 19, 2021.
• The facilities will be open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• Residents will be able to access services without an appointment.
• Capacity limits and health screening will be in effect.

Animal Services
• The Animal Services counter at 247 Dartnall Road will reopen on Monday, July 19, 2021.
• The facility will be open to the public Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Residents will be able to access all services without an appointment.
• Capacity limits and health screening will be in effect.
Licensing Counters
• The Licensing counters at 77 James St (Suite 250) will reopen on Wednesday, July 21, 2021.
• The facility will be open to the public on Wednesdays only from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• Residents will be able to access all services without an appointment.
• Capacity limits and health screening will be in effect.

Provincial Offences Administration Office
• The Provincial Offences Administration Office will reopen on Monday, July 19, 2021.
• The facility will be open to the public for counter service and court operations as approved by the Ministry of the Attorney General.
• Capacity limits and health screening will be in effect.

Museums
• The Dundurn National Historic Site and the Hamilton Military Museum will reopen for indoor and outdoor rentals on Friday, July 16, 2021. The facility will reopen for indoor tours on August 10, 2021.
• The Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology will reopen for indoor and outdoor rentals on Friday, July 16, 2021. The facility will reopen for indoor tours on August 10, 2021.
• Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, Battlefield House Museum & Park, and Ancaster Old Town Hall will reopen for outdoor rentals on Friday, July 16, 2021.
• The Tourism Hamilton Visitor Centre (Lister Block) will reopen for limited rentals on Friday, July 16, 2021. The date to return to full services at this location is to be determined.
• The Hamilton Children’s Museum, Whitehern Historic House & Garden and Griffin House remain closed due to capital project work.

Gage Park Greenhouse
• The Gage Park Greenhouse will reopen on July 24, 2021.
• Capacity limits and health screening will be in effect.

Indoor & Outdoor Swimming Pools
• Outdoor swimming pools are currently open. Increased capacity and extended hours at outdoor pools will be available beginning July 16, 2021.
• Indoor swimming pools will reopen on Monday, July 26, 2021.
• Registration for swimming lessons resumes Monday, August 9, 2021 (programs available to view by Wednesday, July 20, 2021)
• Capacity limits and health screening will be in effect.
• Information on locations, hours and programming will be available at www.hamilton.ca/swimming

Seniors Centres
• Senior Centres will be able to open for drop in programs on July 26, 2021.
• The Seniors clubs direct their own programming and may not open immediately.
• Capacity limits and health screening will be in effect.

Additional Recreation Programming
• Indoor recreation facilities and some programming (lessons, length swims and swim clubs) will reopen on Monday, July 26, 2021.
• Pickleball reservations will not be required as of Friday, July 16, 2021 (Hill Park and Confederation locations).
• The Quad Pad and Mountain Arena Skating Centre will reopen on July 16, 2021.
• Indoor dining at the Golf courses will reopen on July 21, 2021.
• Free Fitness at the Park will resume on Monday, July 26, 2021.

Special Events and SEAT Applications
• Small community events may proceed as of July 16, 2021 under current provincial gathering restrictions.
• Events requiring SEAT permits are now being accepted. Permits will be issued for events with dates beginning August 1, 2021.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
• hamilton.ca/coronavirus
• hamilton.ca/COVIDvaccines
• covid-19.ontario.ca
• Public Health Services’ COVID-19 Hotline: 905-974-9848 or phscovid19@hamilton.ca

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If you are wondering what the construction is at the North end of Homestead Drive and Upper James it is the Mount Hope Gateway.

Back in 2016 there were 2 public meetings held at the Wing and a vote was put out to residents to select their choice between 3 concept drawings of what the gateway would look like. Councillor Johnson worked with the Warplane Heritage Museum and was thrilled that they donated a plane to have up at the Gateway. It is going to be a historic training aircraft, a Beechcraft CT-134 Musketeer.

Interesting facts:
• During their 21 years of service, Musketeers trained approximately 5,000 Canadian military pilots and served with 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training Schools and the Canadian Forces Flying Instructor School
• The Beechcraft RCAF CT 134 Musketeer was a military training derivative of the Sundowner built by Beechcraft for the Canadian Forces. The CT-134 was a single engine, low-wing, four-seat light aircraft with fixed landing gear and limited aerobatic capability.
• Reflective of the City of Hamilton’s history, the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport was used as training facility during World War II.

If all goes well, work should be completed by October of 2021!

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If you have not received your survey in the mail or perhaps misplaced it, you can follow the link below to submit your response. If you have been waiting to complete it – now is the time as the deadline is approaching.

https://www.hamilton.ca/city-planning/official-plan-zoning-by-law/grids-2mcr-urban-growth-survey

Thank you all for taking the time to share your choices for the Urban Growth Survey

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Provident Way will be closed from Penfold Court to Fulmar Way commencing at 9:00 a.m. Monday July 12, 2021 to 9:00 p.m. Friday September 3, 2021 for development related servicing.

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Be Informed – Share
Your Concerns

Given that the recent June 24th meeting to discuss proposed truck route changes was heavily attended and many were unable to participate or ask questions, I have made arrangements for staff to repeat this online virtual meeting. This will permit Glanbrook Residents to ask their questions and share their concerns with staff and myself.

DATE:  Wednesday, July 7th, 2021 @ 5:30pm

Roads Affected: 

Dickenson Road, from Upper James St to Nebo Rd

Nebo Road, from Dickenson Rd to Whitechurch Rd

Whitechurch Road, from Upper James St to Nebo Rd

Here is the link to this virtual meeting https://thecityofhamilton.webex.com/thecityofhamilton/onstage/g.php?MTID=eeef3356335fb67128c306bd28fc7cc46 

Should you wish to call in to the webex please find the coordinates
here:

Call in: +1-365-204-2000 (Canada-toll)

Access Code:  161 928 6729

*Please note that there is no pre-registration required to attend this web ex

As your Councillor I have concerns with these proposed changes,
but I encourage you to participate in this online meeting so that you can get
all the details and share your questions and concerns.    If you are unable to access this meeting,
please let me know and I can make arrangements for you to get the information
in a different fashion.

Should you have any questions or concerns before this meeting, please contact my office at 905-546-4513 or email me at Ward11@hamilton.ca or Brenda.Johnson@hamilton.ca

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All City of Hamilton administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, July 1.

To view affected City services due to COVID-19, visithamilton.ca/covidclosures.

For emergencies involving roads, water mains, sewer
systems, public health and safety issues, please call 905-546-CITY (2489).

A complete list of impacted services due to the holiday is available on the City of Hamilton’s website.

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The Hamilton Fire Department reminds residents to set off and dispose of fireworks safely to minimize the risk of fire and burn injuries.

Family fireworks for personal use on private property are allowed without a permit on Canada Day and/or the two days immediately before or following the holiday, in accordance with the Fireworks By-Law. Setting off fireworks on or over roadways or in parks is not permitted and may be subject to a fine.

Large firework displays and gatherings are not permitted. Residents wishing to set off family fireworks on personal property are reminded to adhere to current provincial guidelines, which includes physical distancing and outdoor gathering limits.

Family Fireworks Safety Tips
• Only responsible adults should supervise and set off fireworks. Individuals under 18 years of age are not permitted to discharge fireworks.
• Choose a clear, open space, away from buildings and combustible materials. Check that there are no overhead wires or tree branches nearby.
• Always keep a water hose or pail of water close by.
• Different fireworks have their own recommended discharge distance. Carefully read and follow label directions.
• If not equipped with a base, firmly set the firework at least half its length in a bucket of sand or dirt before lighting.
• Supervise the use of sparklers, especially with children. Sparklers burn extremely hot and can ignite clothing.
• Dispose of fireworks and sparklers safely by soaking them in water immediately after burnout.

For more information on fireworks safety, visit www.hamilton.ca/FireworksSafety or contact the Hamilton Fire Department – Fire Prevention Division by email fire.prevention@hamilton.ca or by calling 905 546-2424 ext. 1380.

Additional Resources
Hamilton.ca/FireworksSafety
Hamilton.ca/Coronavirus

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The City of Hamilton will lower flags at all city sites to half-mast in memory of the Indigenous children whose remains have been found in unmarked mass graves. All flags will be lowered by Monday June 28th and will remain lowered indefinitely. The horrific discovery of unmarked graves at Marieval Indian Residential School and Kamloops Residential School are reminders of the shameful legacy of residential schools and the resulting trauma.

The Hamilton Sign will also be lit orange on July 1st,
2021, to pay respect to Indigenous children, families and survivors of
the residential school system.

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If you missed the virtual PIC meeting, we have included a copy of the presentation for you to review

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