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Flood and Erosion Control Study: Stoney Creek and Battlefield Creek

Flood and Erosion Control Study: Stoney Creek and Battlefield Creek

Conservation Ontario Class Environmental Assessment
Notice of Public Information Centre No. 2

The Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA) is conducting a study to investigate possible flood and erosion control alternatives for the Stoney Creek and Battlefield Creek watersheds. The focus is to investigate possible options above the escarpment that would help to alleviate the flooding and erosion occurring below the escarpment.  The study area is shown on the attached map.

The study is being conducted in accordance with Conservation Ontario’s procedures as outlined in the Class Environmental Assessment (EA) for Remedial Flood and Erosion Control Projects (2002, amended June 2013). The Class EA process includes public and agency consultation, characterization of the study area, evaluation of preliminary alternatives and determination of the potential environmental, social and economic effects of the proposed preferred alternative including identification of measures to mitigate any potential adverse impacts.

The first Public Information Centre was held March 28, 2017 and presented the existing conditions in the study area. Please join us at our second Public Information Centre to learn more about the study, the various alternatives being considered and the next steps in the study process. The Public Information Centre will provide an opportunity for you to view display boards, discuss the project with the HCA, consultant staff, and provide input into the planning process. A presentation will be given at 7:00 pm. Details are as follows:

DATE:  November 28, 2017
TIME: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Presentation at 7:00 pm)
LOCATION: Croatian Community Centre
166 Green Mountain Rd E, Stoney Creek

Comments and information regarding the study will be collected to assist the HCA in meeting the requirements of the Class EA process. If you wish to be involved in this study, provide comments, ask questions, or receive information, please contact one of the project representatives identified below. Additional information on the project, as well as additional consultation opportunities will be made available as the study progresses.

Hamilton Conservation Authority
Mr. Scott Peck, MCIP, RPP
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer/Director – Watershed Planning & Engineering
838 Mineral Springs Road
Ancaster, ON   L9G 4X1
Phone: 905-525-2181 ext. 130

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure
Mr. Ron Scheckenberger, M.Eng., P.Eng.
Project Manager
3450 Harvester Road, Unit 100
Burlington, ON   L7N 3G2
Phone: 905-335-2353

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