Contact Info

71 Main St West

Phone: (905)546-2712

Fax: (905)546-2535



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

Free Compost Pick Up

The city of Hamilton is giving away FREE compost and wood chips for your lawns, gardens and plants! Find a pick up location near you and come prepared with something to take your compost home in. Happy gardening! For more information about compost, waste and recycling at the City of Hamilton follow this link: [...]

By | 2016-04-04T10:25:15+00:00 April 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Free Compost Pick Up

The Healthy Kids Community Challange

The Healthy Kids Community Challenge is part of a provincial initiative by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care aimed at improving the health of children 0-12 years of age and is specifically targeting childrens living in wards 6,7 & 8. The City of Hamilton has been fortunate to receive $1.2 million over the [...]

By | 2016-10-20T12:52:16+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Events, Recreation|Comments Off on The Healthy Kids Community Challange

3 Way Stop at Upper Paradise & Kittyhawk

I have moved this motion at the November 2nd, 2015 Public Works Committee meeting:   That staff be directed to install an all-way stop control at the intersection of Kittyhawk Drive and Upper Paradise Street. With the support from my council colleagues this 3 way stop can be installed at this location.

By | 2015-11-05T11:12:23+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Motions|Comments Off on 3 Way Stop at Upper Paradise & Kittyhawk

Carpenter Park Redevelopment

If you would like to stay up to date on what is happening with the Carpenter Park Redevelopment please click the link below.   Stay tuned for more updates and please do not hesitate to contact my office with any further questions. 905-546-2779

By | 2015-10-28T14:47:28+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Recreation|Comments Off on Carpenter Park Redevelopment

Canada Post Suspends Community Mailbox Program

The switch to community mailboxes has been put on hold. Catch my interview with Rosemary Barton on CBC's Power & Politics (begins at 1:25:00). Municipalities need to have the authority to regulate the installation and maintenance of community mailboxes.

By | 2015-10-28T14:26:47+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Canada Post, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Canada Post Suspends Community Mailbox Program

Federal Election 2015

I would like to extend a warm congratulations to all the newly elected Hamilton MPs; Scott Duvall, Filomena Tassi, Bob Bratina, David Sweet and David Christopherson. All the best to each and every one of you, the volunteers, family & friends who took time to help in your successes. Thank you for all of your [...]

By | 2015-10-20T16:30:46+00:00 October 20th, 2015|Latest News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Federal Election 2015

Motion- Solar Panels on Dormant Landfill Sites

When you have closed landfill sites that are too unstable to build on, the options for utilizing this land let alone generating revenue from it are limited. These sites could prove to be an asset for energy production in the city.  I believe it is worth investigating whether or not these lands are suitable for this [...]

By | 2016-10-20T12:52:16+00:00 August 27th, 2015|Motions|Comments Off on Motion- Solar Panels on Dormant Landfill Sites

Westmount Lifeguards Save Swimmer’s Life

This morning I was reading through our Good News Stories newsletter and I came across this item about a life saved at the Westmount Recreation Centre. @cityofhamilton your guards at #WestmountPool did great today. Tell them. #incident #CPR — Liz Harrington (@the_real_MrsH) July 7, 2015 It was followed up by this letter. [...]

By | 2016-10-20T12:52:16+00:00 August 25th, 2015|Recreation|Comments Off on Westmount Lifeguards Save Swimmer’s Life

What a Difference a Penny Can Make

The federal election is upon us. We can all look forward to more than 2 months of attack ads, debates, and candidates going door to door asking for our votes. While they are out I invite you to speak with them and their volunteers and tell them what you want to see come out of [...]

By | 2016-10-20T12:52:16+00:00 August 24th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on What a Difference a Penny Can Make