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What is the Kirkendall Neighbourhood Strategy?

The Kirkendall Neighbourhood Strategy is about connecting and engaging with people who live, work, learn and play in Kirkendall and developing a shared vision for their neighbourhood. This  is created by working with community members and stakeholders within Kirkendall to identify, plan and lead the changes they want to see. It’s about understanding we all have assets and strengths that can help make our community a healthier and more vibrant place to be, and finding ways to support one another in building it.

A number of steps are involved in developing these ideas, and there are a number of ways community members can contribute to its development. This includes participating at special engagement events, attending meetings, sharing ideas and volunteering to help get the word out.

While funded by the City of Hamilton, the Kirkendall Neighbourhood Strategy is a community-led initiative. A Community Developer is tasked with supporting and facilitating the strategy, but ultimately it’s up to community members in Kirkendall to make it successful.

For more information contact the Ward 1 office:

Email ward1@hamilton.ca or call: 905-546-2416

 

Below are more details about what’s involved:

What is a Neighbourhood Strategy?

Residents in all of the City of Hamilton’s neighbourhoods deserve to be healthy and deserve to live in vibrant places. One important way to make this happen is to engage people within neighbourhoods to identify, plan, and lead the changes that they want to see. All neighbourhoods have both strengths and challenges. A Neighbourhood Strategy will help residents identify and address problems and enhance strengths by establishing and prioritizing implementable actions.

Who is involved?

Anyone who lives, works, learns or plays in Kirkendall.  This includes residents, community groups, businesses, service providers, the city, and other stakeholders.

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