Public Notice to permanently close a portion of Ship Street, Niagara Street and Hillyard Street

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Notice is hereby given pursuant to City of Hamilton By-law 14-204 (PDF, KB) to establish procedures, including the giving of notice to the public, governing the sale of land owned by the City of Hamilton, that the Council of the City of Hamilton proposes to pass a By-law to permanently close a portion of Ship Street, Niagara Street, and Hillyard Street, Hamilton.

A copy of the drawing (PDF, 4 MB) showing the lands to be affected may be seen by addressing inquires to the attention of Cetina Farruggia at 905-546-2463 Ext. 5803 or highwayclosures@hamilton.ca.

Public Works Committee

Monday, October 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 and the closure of City Hall, the City of Hamilton is now conducting the Public Works Committee virtually via the Webex platform. Members of the public are also able to view meetings online. Visit Public Works Committee page or visit the City's Youtube channel.

Members of the public are advised to check the City’s website frequently for up to date information on meeting scheduling as meeting dates and times may change.

Public Input

The Public Works Committee will hear any person, or his/her counsel, solicitor or agent who claims that his/her lands will be prejudicially affected by the said by-law and who applies to be heard.

Written Submissions
Members of the public who would like to participate in a statutory public meeting are able to provide comments in writing via mail or email in advance of the meeting. Comments can be submitted by emailing clerk@hamilton.ca or by mailing the Legislative Coordinator, Public Works Committee, City of Hamilton, 71 Main Street West, 1st Floor, Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 4Y5. Comments must be received by noon on the business day before the meeting. Any written comments received after the deadline will be included on the next Council agenda.

Comments can also be placed in the drop box which is located at the back of the 1st Floor of City Hall, 71 Main Street West. All comments received by noon two business days before the meeting will be included in the agenda.

Pre-Recorded Submissions
Members of the public can participate in a statutory public meeting by submitting a pre-recorded video and pre-registering by noon two business days before the meeting. To register, members of the public must submit a Request to Speak form.

The video must be no longer than 5 minutes in length and will be reviewed before the meeting to ensure it adheres to the City’s procedures and protocols in presenting to Council. The video can be submitted by emailing clerk@hamilton.ca, or dropping off a USB at the City Hall drop box located at the back of the 1st Floor of City Hall, 71 Main Street West, to the attention of the Legislative Coordinator, Public Works Committee. Any videos that do not adhere to the City’s procedures and protocols will not be presented at the meeting.

Oral Submissions During the Virtual Meeting
Members of the public are also able to provide oral comments, no longer than 5 minutes in length, regarding statutory public meeting items by participating through Webex via computer or phone. Participation in this format requires pre-registration in advance. Interested members of the public must register by noon two business days before the meeting.

To register to participate by Webex either via computer or phone, members of the public must submit a Request to Speak form. Upon registering for a meeting, members of the public will be emailed a link for the Webex meeting. The link must not be shared with others as it is unique to the registrant.

All members of the public who register to participate by Webex will be contacted by City Staff to confirm details of the registration prior to the meeting and provide an overview of the public participation process.

If you need clarification or have any questions on how to participate in a statutory public meeting, please email clerk@hamilton.ca or by phone at 905-546-2424 extension 2729.

Alicia Davenport
Legislative Coordinator
Office of the City Clerk
71 Main Street West, 1st Floor
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4Y5
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 2729
Email: alicia.davenport@hamilton.ca

Andrea Holland
City Clerk
71 Main Street West, 1st Floor
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4Y5

This activity is categorized as a Schedule ‘A+’ project under the Municipal Engineers Association, Municipal Class Environmental Assessment document (June 2000, as amended in 2011). This notification satisfies the public notice requirements as contained in the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, and therefore this project will proceed to implementation.

 

SOURCE: CITY OF HAMILTON

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