Concert For Hope

Sewer rehabilitation on Locke Street from Aberdeen Avenue to Bold Street

Dear Residents / Business Owners / Building Managers:

Sewer rehabilitation on Locke Street from Aberdeen Avenue to Bold Street is scheduled to begin January 7, 2019 and will be completed by the end of March 2019. During this time there will be intermittent full and partial road closures on Locke Street.

Phase 1 – Site Preparation

King Paving will be performing manhole upgrades to allow access to the sewer. This entails upgrading of existing manholes, installation of new manholes and temporary bypass for high water usage businesses.

Local digs resulting in road closures are scheduled between January 7 and January 26 in the following locations (schedule is weather dependent). Residents are encouraged to check Twitter @cityofhamilton for specific dates and locations of these temporary road closures on Locke Street.

1. Locke Street at Homewood Ave

  • Northbound Locke Street will be closed between Aberdeen Ave and Stanley Ave
  • Parking restrictions on Locke Street between Aberdeen Ave and Stanley Ave
  • Expected duration: 12 hours

2. Locke Street at Stanley Ave

  • Southbound Locke Street will be closed between Stanley Ave and Homewood Ave
  • Parking restrictions on Locke Street between Stanley Ave and Homewood Ave
  • Expected duration: 12 hours

3. Locke at Herkimer St – Stanley to Herkimer

  • Southbound Locke Street will be closed between Stanley Ave and Homewood Herkimer St
  • Parking restrictions on Locke Street between Stanley Ave and Herkimer St
  • Expected duration: 12 hours

4. Locke Street at Charlton Ave – Charlton Ave to Alexander St

  • Southbound Locke Street will be closed between Charlton Ave and Alexander St
  • Parking restrictions on Locke Street between Charlton Ave and Alexander St
  • Expected duration: 12 hours

5. Locke Street at Tuckett St

  • Southbound Locke Street will be closed between Chatham St and Tuckett St
  • Parking restrictions on Locke Street between Chatham St and Tuckett St
  • Expected duration: 12 hours

6. Locke Street at Herkimer

  • Full road closure on Locke Street between Charlton to Herkimer
  • Expected duration: 5 days

7. Locke Street at Bold St

  • Full roar closure on Locke Street between Blanshard St to Bold St
  • Expected duration: 5 days

Phase 2 – Sewer Lining (Starting end of January)

InsituForm technologies will start rehabilitation work using Cured In Place Pipe (CIPP) technology. Work will start at Aberdeen and progress northbound to Bold. A weekend full road closure of Aberdeen is anticipated, specific date and details will be communicated mid-January.

Estimated duration for this phase is 2 weeks with partial and full road closures on a block-by-block basis on Locke during day hours. Full road closures are not anticipated north of Herkimer. During installation residents may temporarily experience a glue like smell and observe steam being emitted at the work site. Separate hard copy notices will be delivered to residents in the area prior to commencement of this work with further details (at least 2 weeks and 24 hours prior to lining).

Phase 3 – Site restoration (Starting in March)

King Paving will be restoring the site. Partial restoration from Herkimer to Bold in preparation to full road reconstruction starting Spring 2019.

We would like to thank you for your patience and understanding, as we complete upgrades in your neighbourhood. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at 905-546-2424 Ext. 7180. If you are a building owner please post this message in a location where it will be accessible to all tenants/business owners to ensure they are aware of the future works.

Please Note: If you do not wish to receive further emails regarding the project feels free to contact me and I will remove you from the email list.

Attention Business Owners:

As a reminder, the City is currently preparing for the further construction on Locke Street coming later in 2019. Throughout this construction, our goal is to maintain service to the BIA and we are actively collecting the following information from all business owners to help us in planning to reduce disruptions as much as possible.

If you have not already done so, please forward the following information to Mitchell Knott, P.Eng mitchell.knott@hamilton.ca
Tel: 905-546-2424 ext. 4084

1. Delivery Times
2. Delivery Location
3. Business Hours & Off Peak Hours (If applicable)
4. Garbage Removal Location

Thank you,

Harry Krinas
Project Manager – Subsurface Infrastructure
Engineering Services – Asset Management
Public Works Department
City of Hamilton
77 James Street North, Suite 320 Hamilton, ON L8R 2K3
T: 905.546.2424 Ext. 7180
Harry.Krinas@hamilton.ca

Locke Street BIA Annual General Meeting

Date: January 29th, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Melrose United Church – 86 Homewood Avenue


Please consider becoming involved with your BIA. The BIA Executive meets nine (9) times a year. The term is for 4 years.

To be considered for membership in the Locke Street BIA Executive, please send an email to Tony Greco or attend the AGM Meeting.

On behalf of Georgina Mitropoulos

Hello everyone,

It is my pleasure to share with you some photos of the events that occurred on Locke Street to kick off the holiday season. The children and families had a great time despite the brisk weather!

On behalf of the BIA, I would like to thank Donut Monster for sharing lovely hot drinks and donut holes with the community. Thank you to Mr. Tony Greco for lighting our tree and a very special thank you to the children and teachers at St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School for leading us all in Christmas Carols. Once again, they stole the show!

Thanks to Jenn from Quills for adding to the festivities with letters to Santa and to Kyle Forth from Brux House for rebuilding the Christmas mailbox for a second year in a row. Thank you to the KNA for working with us by planning a crafting party for the children. I must also extend a very special thank you to Brandon Stanicak from the West Town for helping in a million different ways! I am grateful to all of the volunteers. Thanks again Margo for your help along the way.

I wish you all a happy holiday season and a wonderful new year!

Yours truly,

Georgina Mitropoulos

Locke Street Community Tree

With the help of the Fire Fighters for Charity, West Town Bar and Grill and a Team of Community Volunteers, the Locke Street Community Tree has been set up.

This magnificent tree is located in the lot beside the West Town.

The tree lighting is Friday evening, November 16 at 7:00 p.m. Please join us!

More information about Christmas on Locke!

Christmas On Locke

Christmas on Locke Street promises to bring family fun to the Holiday Season!

Public Meeting 2019 Locke Street Renovations

In the Spring of 2019, your neighbourhood will be receiving improved municipal services as part of the City of Hamilton’s ongoing upgrades to infrastructure as per the attached sketch.

Locke Street has been scheduled for watermain replacement and full road and sidewalk reconstruction including urban braille and streetscaping.

The city will be holding a Public Information Center on September 19th, 2018 7:00 pm at Stanley Avenue Baptist Church (Blessings Christian Church). Please join us for a brief overview of the proposed project followed by open discussion with City staff to discuss any questions you may have prior to the construction.

Locke Street Remediation Page

Local Musicians Performing On Three Stages At The Locke Street Festival

The 19th Annual Locke Street Festival features three music stages showcasing local Canadian talent.

Judy Marsales Stage

11AM – Mike McCurlie, Caroline Dowdman, Bob Doidge
1PM – New Rebel Westerns – Chris Altmann, B/A Scott-Snowheel Slim, Carrie Ashworth, Robin Pierson
3PM – Chris Chambers Band
5PM – Wayne Krawchuck Band – Ron Cole, Randall Hill, Mike Birthelmer, Mike Hickey

PICKS and STICKS STAGE

From Our Neighbourhood

10AM – Picks & Sticks Kids
11AM – Picks & Sticks Kids
12PM – Kirkendolls
1PM – Darlington Underground
2PM – The Ambassadors
3PM – Fiction

From Westdale Secondary School

4PM – Rocket and the Renegades
5PM – Delta Days
6PM – The Shakers

The West Town Stage

12PM – Jonny & Shari
2PM – Harrison Kennedy
3:30PM – Dunlop Brothers
5PM – 3 For The Show
6:30PM – Bros Du Monde
8PM – Tomi Swick
9:30PM – Riddim Riders

Festitalia Choir

12PM – Sounds of Italy Choir
1:30 – 2:30PM – Accordionist Joe Suffoleta & Singer Maria Giavedoni

The Locke Street Festival is sponsored by the Locke Street BIA together with Sponsorship Support from The City of Hamilton, Judy Marsales Real Estate, The Hamilton Spectator, Mackesy Smye Lawyers and the Royal Bank of Canada.

For more information contact:

John Ellin – Locke Street Festival Chair – john@lockestreetfestival.com
Brandon Stanicak – 905 741 4134 – brandon@westtown.ca
lockestreetfestival.com

19th Annual Locke Street Festival – Saturday September 8, 2018

One of Ontario’s longest running and most successful one day street festivals, the Annual Locke Street Festival, is happening on Saturday September 8th, 2018 in Hamilton. It features local musicians and singers on three music stages, strolling musicians, Locke Street merchant booths and an array of visiting vendor booths.

Festival hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm with live music to 11:00 pm.

Tony Greco, Chair of the Locke Street BIA says, “The Locke Street Festival appeals to all family members regardless of age. Don’t miss out on this chance to enjoy a day of full family fun.”

The Locke Street Festival brings families, friends and neighbours together to experience music, family activities, varieties of delicious foods, artisan creations, fashion items, curio items, as well as the abundant array of unique, eclectic offerings from our Locke Street BIA Merchants.

Saturday, September 8, 2018, rain or shine, enjoy the 19th Annual Locke Street Festival in Hamilton, Ontario!

The Locke Street Festival is sponsored by the Locke Street BIA together with Sponsorship Support from The City of Hamilton, Judy Marsales Real Estate, The Hamilton Spectator and soon to be announced local community businesses.

For more information contact:

John Ellin – Locke Street Festival Chair john@lockestreetfestival.com

Frank Torelli – Locke Street Festival Advertising Chair ftorelli@dldgroup.com

Locke Street Festival website

Upcoming Event – Mark Your Calendar

Annual KNA Family Movie Night Under the Stars

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Stanley/Blessings Church
Corner of Locke and Stanley