Strathcona’s Meet, Greet & Meet

Voting day in Hamilton is around the corner (October 27th, to be exact). C’mon out and meet the candidates for you new Ward One councillor as they dish on their priorities for the neighbourhood and dish out their favourite homemade soup. Five candidates…five soups. We promise great one-on-one conversations and some real food for thought! Monday, October 20th, 7 PM Erskine Presbyterian Church, 19 Pearl Street North, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2Y6. Jason Allen, Aidan Johnson, Brian Lewis, Ira Rosen and Sandy Shaw have confirmed their attendance.  This could be your last chance to meet with them before the election and find out their perspective on how they would help Strathcona and Ward One progress in the future. Intend on attending? Follow this link to our Facebook...

SCC Executive Meeting — October 7th, 2014

Download as PDF: 2014 October Minutes Agenda SCC Executive Meeting Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 7:00 PM Zion Korean United Church Napier St. Rec Centre Entrance In Attendance: Jonathan Therien, Jen Dawson, Monica Palkowski, Sgt. Gino Ciarmoli, Jessica Aird, Deirdre Pike, Maggie Steele Regrets: Jason Leach, Patti Davies, Isabelle DeFaria, Carla Klassen, Katharine Morrison, Greg Tedesco, Cllr Brian McHattie, Dawn Graham, Dominic Sorbara, Rachyl Whyte, Krist Hayes, Dave McLaughlin Introduction Roundtable talk – What’s new/how ya doin Additions or corrections to the agenda Approval of minutes Invited Guests: Sgt. Gino Ciarmoli, Cllr Brian McHattie, Chris Skrzek   Topics Continuing topics: Strathcona crime report 3 car thefts (2 cars unlocked) 2 cars vandalized Maggie: Intersection at King & Dundurn is very dangerous – people running lights Gino: High rate of red lights runs; special attention being paid to intersection. Cameras track east-west traffic only. City council decides where traffic cameras are placed. Will follow up with traffic safety officers know about resident concerns. Jonathan: Have asked for increased surveillance re: trucks driving through neighbourhood Gino: Any concerns re: truck routes, email me Deirdre: Had a meeting with Staff Sergeant Dave Henneck re: Mary’s Place. Deirdre has been trying to manage complaints and concerns from neighbours re: some issues with residents (e.g. yelling). Discussed implementing action team. Education piece needed – shortage of shelter beds for women; Mary’s currently offering 10 overflow spaces (30 beds total) until June. Ward One Information Pedestrian bridge on Pearl open Picnic planned for grand opening Following up on HSR bus route changes – Dundurn and Locke Jonathan: Trying to follow up with Brian before election. HSR supposed...

Executive Meeting Tuesday – October 7

There will be a Strathcona Community Council Executive Meeting Tuesday, October 7th at the Zion United Recreation Centre – 7 pm. If you are interested in attending, email Jonathan –  

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...
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