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About Terry

Terry Whitehead is the City Councillor for the West Hamilton Mountain Ward 8. He has represented the residents of Ward 8 since 2003

Westmount Pool Closure – June 2015

Westmount Recreation Centre will be closing the indoor pool from Monday June 29 - Friday July 3rd in order to perform an emergency tile repair in the shallow end of the pool. The outdoor pool at Chedoke opened this past weekend on Friday June 26th and will be open during the renovations for anyone looking [...]

By | June 29th, 2015|Recreation|Comments Off on Westmount Pool Closure – June 2015

Survey – Residents Living In Secondary Units

My office received an email yesterday afternoon from a PhD student from McMaster.  She is conducting a survey of people who live in secondary units.  A secondary unit is defined as any secondary unit (like a basement apartment) that is attached to a single family home.  If you would like to participate in this survey the [...]

By | June 16th, 2015|Poll|Comments Off on Survey – Residents Living In Secondary Units

How to Apply – Compassionate Grant Program for Frozen Water Pipes

Back in March I moved a motion asking City Staff to come back with a report on the feasibility of offering a compassionate grant to those affected by frozen water pipes where the freezing took place in the city road allowance. That report came back to Public Works where it was amended to expand the program to cover [...]

By | June 15th, 2015|Water|Comments Off on How to Apply – Compassionate Grant Program for Frozen Water Pipes

Survey: Police Board Media Policy

This morning's Hamilton Spectator saw an article by Andrew Dreschel on the Hamilton Police Service's Board decision to send the proposed media policy back to the Governance Committee for further review. This morning I was asked by CHML's Bill Kelly to comment on the article.  I have attached the interview below in case you missed [...]

By | June 5th, 2015|Police|Comments Off on Survey: Police Board Media Policy

Compassionate Grant Program for Frozen Water Pipes

Back in March I moved a motion asking staff to report back to the Public Works Committee as to the feasibility of initiating a one time compassionate grant program for those affected by frozen water pipes when the freeze started in the municipal right of way. Since then people have been calling my office asking [...]

By | June 1st, 2015|Water|Comments Off on Compassionate Grant Program for Frozen Water Pipes

Canada Post Community Mailboxes – Stop Work Order

A resident reached out to our office and asked if they could see a copy of the stop work order. These documents are legal public documents and are therefore available upon request.  I am also posting the bylaw itself as a few people have asked for that as well.  The by-law is posted on the [...]

By | May 6th, 2015|Canada Post|Comments Off on Canada Post Community Mailboxes – Stop Work Order

Letter to Minister Lisa Raitt about Canada Post Community Mailboxes and disregarding our bylaw

Yesterday Hamilton Mountain MP Chris Charlton sent us the audio of segment of question period from April 23rd.  After hearing the Minister's response I felt compelled to write to her to request that she direct Canada Post to comply with the local rules and regulations, as she had stated in the House that Canada Post "...must work [...]

By | April 30th, 2015|Canada Post|Comments Off on Letter to Minister Lisa Raitt about Canada Post Community Mailboxes and disregarding our bylaw

Listen to Chris Charlton and Dave Christopherson on Canada Post Community Mailboxes

Our phones have been ringing off the hook and our email inboxes have been filling up with residents angry that Canada Post isn't obeying our newly passed by-law.  Canada Post community mailboxes continue to be installed by contractors and subcontractors in Hamilton without first applying for the required permits.  I reached out to Chris Charlton and [...]

By | April 29th, 2015|Canada Post|Comments Off on Listen to Chris Charlton and Dave Christopherson on Canada Post Community Mailboxes

Superbox Installations

This past week my assistant and I drove through some of the neighbourhoods in ward 8 after receiving numerous calls about Canada Post installing superboxes without the required permits. What we saw justified my concerns that these are not being installed in a safe and responsible manner. We saw concrete pads unevenly piled up on [...]

By | April 27th, 2015|Canada Post|Comments Off on Superbox Installations

Motion – Restrain Canada Post from Installing Without Permits

I have moved this motion at the April 22, 2015 meeting of Council. Whereas the City of Hamilton enacted a by-law which requires Canada Post to first obtain a permit prior to installing community mailboxes in or under roads under Hamilton's jurisdiction; and Whereas Canada Post has been installing community mailboxes without obtaining a permit [...]

By | April 22nd, 2015|Canada Post, Motions|Comments Off on Motion – Restrain Canada Post from Installing Without Permits