Hamilton City Council’s Planning Committee gave its approval Tuesday for YWCA’s plan to construct a new six-storey mixed use building with 50 affordable housing units to replace their present Ottawa Street location at 52 – 64 Ottawa Street North.
Indwell received approval for a four storey building with 45 units at 500 – 512 James Street North. Indwell is partnering with Hughson Street Baptist Church, which owns the property and will be housed in the first floor and basement.
Chris McLaughlin, Executive Director of the Bay Area Restoration Council, presented to City Council – sitting as Board of Health – on the Bayfront Park beach, the quality of water outside of the artificial beach, and how the City can succeed at its goal of people swimming in the West Harbour.
Councillors said no to a development charge credit extension for Valery Homes, recentralized some internal City support services, and heard from their auditor on proposed changes to reserve fund accounting.