SCC Executive Meeting July 14, 2014

7:00 PM at the Zion Korean United Church, (Napier St. Rec Centre Entrance) Attending: Jonathan Therien, Monica Palkowski, Sgt. Gino Ciarmoli, Rachyl Whyte, Krist Hayes, Dave McLaughlin, Jessica Aird Regrets: Dave McLaughlin, Jessica Aird, Jason Leach, Patti Davies, Isabelle DeFaria, Carla Klassen, Katharine Morrison, Deirdre Pike, Greg Tedesco, Cllr Brian McHattie, Jen Dawson, Dawn Graham, Maggie Steele, Dominic Sorbara Introduction Roundtable talk – What’s new/how ya doin Additions or corrections to the agenda – None Approval of minutes – Did not have quorum at start time of meeting Invited Guests: Sgt. Gino Ciarmoli, Cllr Brian McHattie, Yung Kim, James O’Brien, Mary Helwig-Hall, Krysten Bell Topics Continuing topics: 1. Strathcona crime report – Sgt. Gino Ciarmoli – People seem to be missing stop sign at Crooks & Barton – Gino will follow up – 1 robbery which was a home invasion, does not appear to be random – 4 break and entries – fairly low for this time of year – 4 thefts from autos – 2 unlocked cars; 1 with wallet on seat, other 2 had valuables in plain – No auto thefts or graffiti to report – Spike in entries in west end – often day time, often student housing, scattered throughout – Reminder – don’t publicize when you are away, have neighbours collect mail, reduce dark. Twitter can show your location, easy to pair it with geolocation apps. Be aware when tweeting! Much of this type of crime is based on opportunity – avoid creating opportunities. – Report of graffitti on fitness gear (on instructions signs) – told them to call city – Bus lanes seem to be...
Ward One Candidate Debate

Ward One Candidate Debate

The Strathcona Community Council has partnered with the Ainsle Wood/Westdale Community Association and the Kirkendall Neighbourhood Association to host an all Candidates Debate on Monday, September 29th.  The event is being held at St. Mary’s Catholic Secondary School, 200 Whitney Ave. Doors will be opening at 5:30 pm, and the debate will begin at 6:15 pm. Who is Running? Jason Allen – www.jasonaallen.ca Tony Greco – www.mrtonygreco.ca Aidan Johnson – www.aidanjohnson.ca Brian Lewis – www.brianlewisone.com Ira Rosen – www.irarosen.ca Sandy Shaw – www.sandyshaw.ca Submit your question: There are two opportunities for you to be involved in the debate by having a candidate question selected. The first is to follow THIS link for the event’s Survey Monkey page – we’re hoping to receive questions that reflect each of the 3 neighbourhoods in Ward One. The second option to have your question submitted is by attending the event, and filling out a question card which could be selected on the night of the event. Thank you to AWWCA President Dr. Jay Parlor who will be moderating this event, to all of the event organizers who are helping with the planning and to the candidates for accepting the...
2014 Screen on the Green

2014 Screen on the Green

Presenting: Disney’s Frozen BBQ at 7:00PM, Entertainment 7:30PM, Movie at 8:00PM (rain location Erskine church, 19 Pearl St.N.) Please bring a non-perishable donation for local food banks Bring a lawn chair or blanket Brought to you by Rolly Rocket’s BBQ (@RollyRocketsbbq) & the Strathcona Community Council (@hamiltonscc).  We would like to thank Roland at Rolly Rocket’s for donating the equipment and food for the BBQ.  Donations from the BBQ are used to ensure community events like this are possible.  Special thanks to our sponsors Allegra – Posters with Purpose, Hamilton Video and Sound, HARRRP For more information contact us via email at...

Executive Meeting Monday – July 14

There will be a Strathcona Community Council Executive Meeting this evening, Monday, July 14th at the Zion United Recreation Centre – 7 pm. If you are interested in attending, email Jonathan – strathconacommunitycouncil@gmail.com. Please click here to review the proposed...