Chris Ritsma says the proposed changes to Hamilton’s Truck Route Master Plan are insignificant to ensure the safety of cyclists and pedestrians in lower city neighbourhoods and across Hamilton Mountain.
“When that kind of behaviour is practised, it diminishes the institution of Council and in my opinion the City government as whole. It is not in keeping with how I think elected individuals should serve.”
While cargo is at record levels, Hamilton’s international airport is reporting a 51.1% year-over-year decrease in passenger traffic in the first half of 2020. The airport expects by the end of the year, passenger traffic will be down 65 to 70 percent.
In paras 20 and 21 of their own investigative report, Atwood-Petkovski and Abrams making findings of fact which mean the LGBTQ Advisory Committee is not a Local Board. At this point, the investigation is ultra vires. They just ignore the law, the Municipal Act, and carry on.
Hamilton City Council’s Integrity Commissioner releases their first ever complete investigative report, and The Public Record explains how it is illegal and makes incorrect contradictory claims. A four-part series.
During the past few years, Council has heard appeals from individuals who’ve had high water usage. Often, these are outdoor leaks and the individuals seek to have wastewater fees waived. By policy, staff are not allowed to waive these fees.