You may have seen some of these completed already or in the works and if not, they will be completed by September 7th, 2018, weather permitting:

Road Resurfacing on Airport Road and Homestead Drive, along with curb and sidewalk work.

Surface Treatment for…..
Seventh Rd East, from Highland Rd E to Mud St. E.
Jones Rd from Hwy #8 to End
Hall Road from Westbrook Rd to Woodburn Rd
Berry Road from hall Rd to Bell Rd
French Road from Dickenson Rd to the end
Walker Road from Tyneside Rd to the end
Fletcher Road from Binbrook Rd to Kirk Rd

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There are many different types of wildlife that live near or in urban centres and quite often we don’t even notice them. If you do see them or the evidence that they have been around you might want to remember to try not to leave your garbage or pet food outside overnight, as this is their peak foraging hours. Other tips can be found at www.Hamilton.ca/animals-pets

If you see any sick or injured animals, please call 905-574-3433 and let our Animal Services Officers know.

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Formerly known as Glanbrook Home Support, has a lot happening over the summer months. Some of the services provided are listed below:

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It has come to my attention that there is an application for a 6 storey building submitted for the property on the South West corner of Binhaven Blvd. and Binbrook Road, Binbrook Village.

As you know I have always opposed any application that exceeds the 3 story limit. After extensive research in the archives it was discovered that in 2007 (prior to my becoming Councillor), this property received approval for “special permission” to exceed the 3 storey height limit and Council approved it in 2007.

I have approached both our legal staff and planning staff to see if we can have the 6 storey approval reduced back to the 3 storey maximum height restriction as per the secondary plan, but unfortunately, we cannot legally reverse the “special permission” without the property owner’s approval.

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The summer schedule at the Winona Community Centre includes the following adult programs, check them out!
Boot Camp, Cardio Blast
Cardio Dance Cardio, Balance and Strength
Core Kettleball
Pilates Power
Stretch Yoga
For more information on these and other programs, go to Hamilton.ca/recreation

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The Binbrook Conservation Area FunSplash will open on June 16th! They will also be having an official Opening event on June 23rd! The Binbrook Conservation Area is located at 5050 Harrison Road in Glanbrook.

FunSplash starting June 16

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The Winona Community Centre will offer 8 individual weeks of summer camp this summer starting the week of July 3rd, 2018. There are 2 different programs being offer “Camp Kidaca Lite” and “Camp Kidaca”.
Camp Kidaca Lite is our most popular day camp program geared to 4 and 5 year olds without a trip. This program is designed to introduce campers to a full-day camp experience with a lower staff to camper ratio (1:8). Preschool campers will participate in age appropriate activities, with a focus on cooperative games, friendships, gross motor skill development, songs, circle time, stories and crafts and outdoor water play (sprinklers and wading pools).
Camp Kidaca for kids 6-11 years of age is the most popular day camp program for this age group. Campers will participate in a variety of age appropriate activities, including daily swimming, active games, sports, songs, cooperative games, crafts, creative time, songs, special events and a weekly trip. Staff to camper ratio is 1:10. This camp includes a trip by school bus to a local attraction. Trip locations: Wild Water Works, African Lion Safari.
If you are interested in these or any other camps, don’t wait long as they fill out quickly. Call 905-546-3747 or email recreation@hamilton.ca

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We are advised that the really wet conditions a couple of weeks ago prevented staff from doing a lot of their spring grass cutting and then it was followed by very hot sunny conditions which made for the perfect growing weather. In fact the grass grew faster than normal and our staff have been hard pressed to catch up.
The priority for grass cutting as been the sports fields so that our programmed sports can continue without disruption. Now they are diligently working to complete all the grass cutting in our local parks.

We would like to thank all the residents for their patience and staff will continue to work to keep our parks and sports fields cut nicely.

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Councillor Brenda Johnson brought a motion to Council today asking that the splash pads be opened now and also stay open longer in September if the warm weather continues. We are advised that both Binbrook & Winona Splash Pads opened early this afternoon and are ready to enjoy !!

This motion also addresses futures years by requesting that the splash pads be opened for the May long weekend depending on the weather.

This is great news as Councillor Brenda Johnson requested this early opening in this years budget, but council didn’t support it at the time. But Brenda was persistent in her efforts and finally won the battle with unanimous support from her Council.

City crews will begin activating spray pads this afternoon. It will take a few days to get all locations turned on.

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The Water Tower Park and Winona Park Splash Pads will be some of the first splash pads in the City to open. We can’t confirm the actual day, but Ward 11’s 2 splash pads are on the first list to open for the summer and will remain open until the week of Sept 3rd, 2018.

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Glanbrook Community Services, formerly known as Glanbrook Home Support
Reserve the Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018
Southbrook Golf Course (staying local!!!)

Time: T-off at Noon, shot gun start, best ball.
Price: $150.00 per golfer

Sponsors, prizes and golfers being accepted now.

2018 Sponsor and Golfer form coming soon!

Address: Glanbrook Community Services
4280 Binbrook Road, Binbrook, ON, L0R 1C0
Phone: 905-692-3464
Email: leah@glanbrookcommunityservices.ca

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Ward 11 “Winona Gardens” receives the 2017 Legacy Award at the recent Stoney Creek Chamber Community Awards held on May 17th at Winona Vine Estates.

Brenda & Jeff

Jeff Beattie proudly accepted the award and was recognized for his achievement and commitment to the community as he is the third generation to operate the family business.

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UPDATE: Extra extensive repair work was discovered at this bridge culvert location which will result in this segment of Nebo Road remaining closed until approximately June 22nd.

The resurfacing and waterproofing of a concrete box culvert bridge, will have Nebo Road between Dickenson Rd. and Airport Rd. CLOSED to through traffic. The bridge closure site is 1.0 km southerly of Dickenson Rd.Local Access is still available. Those who live on the North side of the bridge have access from Dickenson Road, and those who live on the South side of the bridge will have access through Airport Road.

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Was your home hit hard by the recent heavy rainfall, on April 20, 2017, causing flooding to your basement? The City of Hamilton may be able to help. We’ve set up the Residential Municipal Disaster Relief Assistance Program (RMDRAP). It’s meant to help in cases just like this. If the basement in your residential property was flooded as a direct result of the storm, you may be eligible for some financial assistance from the City of Hamilton.

How to apply for assistance:

1. Call our Hotline: Telephone 1-866-596-2242. You’ll reach our Program Administrators, Cunningham Lindsey Canada.
2. Don’t Wait! The deadline for submitting a completed application is August 31, 2017.
3. Tell your neighbours: We will have all this same information on the City of Hamilton website.

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