For Hamilton’s local public transit agency, this means going from paying $422,039 at a 2% commission rate to $4,098,005 at a 9% commission rate in 2027. Metrolinx is regarding that 80% of HSR revenue by from PRESTO media by 2021. To reach 80%, HSR must discontinue paper tickets and passes.
Between July 17 and Thanksgiving weekend, the City issued 162 trespassing fines at area waterfalls, primarily Albion Falls, totally $22,273. In addition, the City issued $19,898 in parking tickets at waterfall areas.
During the past 20 years, the OMB has wrestled with municipal representation since the mega-amalgamations of the late stages of Premier Mike Harris’ government. With Hamilton’s Ward Boundary OMB hearing, ELTO Executive Chair Dr. Krushelnicki looks poised to set a framework to clarify how to balance numerous criteria and interests in creating municipal wards.
The hearing will start March 12, 2018 and be held at Dundas Town Hall. One day is being set aside for public participants, March 20, and this day will be at Stoney Creek City Hall to be more accessible for residents.
In the procedural order issued by the OMB, the City of Hamilton stated that it will provide security if required during the hearing scheduled to start on June 18, 2018. Police are investigating the threat.