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Hamilton’s general issues committee met Feb. 15 to discuss a plan proposed by the land development task force. The plan outlines three major goals as well as 10 land development projects. The three goals of the task force are finding existing properties to maximize strategic outcomes and revenue, finding opportunities ...

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Hamilton’s general issues committee met Feb. 1 to hear the final report on proposed changes to the ward boundaries. The report, which was created by consultants from Watson and Associates, outlined alternate boundaries for the city’s wards which would equalise the distribution of population among the wards. The report suggested ...

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The city of Hamilton’s General Issues Committee discussed the possibility of introducing a new ranked ballot system for the 2018 municipal elections during the meeting of Nov. 16. The discussion began as a result of the province passing new legislation allowing municipalities to create bylaws to hold ranked ballot elections. ...

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For years the City of Hamilton has talked about installing a Light Rail Transit (LRT) system to speed up public transportation along one of the busiest stretches of city roads. The idea has seen both praise and criticism from members of the communities that will be affected. The proposed route ...

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The City of Hamilton’s General Issues Committee met on Oct. 5 to hear a presentation from Steve Jones, a representative of the Hamilton Taxi industry, regarding bylaw amendments concerning the ride-share service Uber. The taxi industry in Hamilton is heavily regulated, and companies wanting to do business in Hamilton need ...

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