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Whitehead’s Schtick Fail: Calls for Pedestrian Crosswalks at Upper James and Fennell, Mohawk, Stone Church

Ward 8 Councillor Terry Whitehead is concerned that Upper James is not getting pedestrian crosswalks and that the City is not following “empirical” data installing the crosswalks downtown.
Except that only two of the first five crosswalks is in the Lower City, and the locations he proposes for Upper James are already full signalized intersections.

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Hamilton City Council Emergency and Community Services Committee for August 2016

Council’s EC&S Committee will look at changes to the “Municipal Housing Facilities By-law” to better reflect changes to CityHousing Hamilton financial sources and management and other legislative changes in the past decade – planning for more capital funding for CityHousing in 2017, continuing to operate the Snow Angel Program in-house, and more.

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Hamilton Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities for August 2016

Hamilton’s Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities will receive an update on the City’s elevator by-law – specifically how the City will require signage explaining the bylaw in devices with frequent breakdowns and these will be in braille – and a presentation from the Light Rail Transit on streetscaping high-level planning along the Hamilton LRT corridor.

Hamilton Veterans Committee for August 2016

The Hamilton Veteran’s Committee will discuss improvements to the flag mounts on the Gore Park Cenotaph, have a presentation from Hamilton East-Stoney Creek MP Bob Bratina – a member of the House of Commons Veterans Committee, and discuss planning for commemoration services of the Dieppe Raid and Remembrance Day.

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Hamilton City Council GIC for August 8, 2016

Council’s only full GIC meeting for the month of August is jammed packed: LRT preliminary traffic modelling, Accessible Transit Services Review Update, renaming Hamilton Place, Postal Banking, status of Employment Lands, forming a Land Development Task Force, selling Charlton Hall, Canada 150, WiFi in Gage Park, and a scathing report from the Ontario Ombudsman about an secret illegal meeting of the Election Compliance Audit Committee.

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