A land severance divides a parcel of land into two or extra new heaps or as lots addition to an abutting property.
Upon an software to the Metropolis of Hamilton to sever any lands, the possession of the property stays with HWDSB.
Present Land Severance Purposes
Ancaster Property Severance
In 1967, Ancaster Excessive Faculty acquired 21 further acres of land that prolonged the unique measurement of the property to 42.97 acres; the varsity was first in-built 1958. For generations, this inexperienced area has been accessible and extremely valued by the group.
College students, workers, households and the group have loved this land for leisure, sport and leisure actions. This part of property is a well-loved and treasured function within the Ancaster group.
Just lately, the Board reviewed the property and determined to make an software to the Metropolis of Hamilton to sever the land into two further parcels. The Board of Trustees is taking the required time to proceed and work with numerous companions to take care of the property in the most effective curiosity of the group.
The possession of the property stays with the varsity Board all through the severance course of. There are not any plans on this severance software course of to promote the property. Trustees are dedicated to discovering an answer with its most well-liked companions and to maneuver ahead when the timing is correct.
The Metropolis of Hamilton is an integral associate with HWDSB. The Board has labored effectively with the Metropolis by way of tough points and up to date examples present optimistic outcomes for the group. As well as, the Board is dedicated to strengthen these relations and can proceed these discussions.
Trustees are open to creating outside-of-the-box options such because the latest supply to the Metropolis of Hamilton to stretch property acquisition funds over a number of years. The most effective curiosity of the group is in thoughts and there shall be a optimistic end result.
Continued Investments in Ancaster Faculties
Studying environments for college kids embrace college buildings and properties which are well-maintained, protected, caring and inclusive. It’s vital that college life promotes a tradition of well-being and is reflective of a wholesome atmosphere – each inside and outdoors.
The infrastructure associated to Ancaster faculties is getting older and requires much-needed consideration and revitalization. Greater than $35 million has been directed to supporting college renewal within the Ancaster group. Capital enchancment approvals to this point embrace:
- New Capital Builds:
- Tiffany Hills – $12,144,912
- CH Bray – $10,707,075
- Ancaster Senior Addition – $3,702,489
- Renewal particular to Ancaster Excessive:
- Roof Alternative- $1,100,000 + $970,000 Asbestos abatement and inside retrofit
- Science Labs and many others. – $4,307,358
- Roof Repairs – $100,000
- Washrooms – $50,000
- LED gymnasium lights – $50,000
- Transformer – $500,000
- Boiler Alternative – $175,000
- Portray – $25,000
- Manufacturing Room – $400,000
- Future Scheduled Work:
- Elevator and window substitute – $4,250,000
- Parking zone paving – $1,000,000
- Mud collector – $250,000
- Synthetic Turf Subject – $2,000,000
- Benchmark Work:
- Frank Panabaker – $170,000
- Ancaster Meadow – $115,000
Trustees are dedicated to supporting additional renewal funding within the Ancaster group to fulfill the wants of its college students.
- Trustees permitted a movement on June 18, 2018
- The present property is 42.97 acres of which the Board will retain roughly 25 acres
- The severance software will point out two further parcels of land
- The land was acquired in two components, roughly 21 acres every first in 1957 ($39,127.50) and in 1967 ($54,550)
- HWDSB paid a complete of $93,677.50 for the property
- The Board has not declared any portion of this property as surplus. Ought to the board ever declare the property surplus, Regulation 444/98 supplies path to supply the property to a listing of most well-liked businesses in part one.
Who to Contact
Suggestions is inspired. For extra info and to share your feedback, please contact Alex Johnstone, Ward Trustee representing Ancaster Excessive Faculty, by e mail at [email protected]
or cellphone 905.515.7082.