We wanted to provide you with an update on the planning for the Ward Boundary Review. The public consultation phase of the review will begin on February 3, 2016. An independent firm, Watson & Associates Economists Ltd., in association with Trust Learning Solutions, ICA Associates Inc. and public affairs consultant Dr. Robert J. Williams, was hired to carry out the review. The consulting team is set to host seven public workshops:

VENUE DATE TIME
Harry Howell Arena

27 Hwy 5 West, Flamborough

Wednesday February 3 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

9280 Airport Road, Mount Hope

Tuesday February 9 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Old Beasley Community Centre

27 Elgin Street, Hamilton

Wednesday February 10 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Mountain Arena

25 Hester Street, Hamilton

Thursday February 11 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Rockton Fairgrounds

812 Old Hwy 8, Rockton

Tuesday February 16 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Ancaster Rotary Centre

385 Jerseyville Road West, Ancaster

Wednesday February 17 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Stoney Creek Recreation Centre

45 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Saturday February 20 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The workshops will provide residents with an overview of the purpose of the review and current ward boundaries, give them an opportunity to provide input into what the review should consider, and share what they value about the community and what they feel makes it unique.

Subsequent phases of the review include a report to General Issues Committee in the spring outlining initial options, public consultation on the proposed options, and a final recommendation report to Council in the fall of 2016.

For more information, please visit www.hamilton.ca/wardboundaryreview.

We will continue to keep you updated throughout the review process.

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