Toxic blue-green algae has been confirmed at Pier 4 Beach in Hamilton Harbour.  Do not come into contact with the water. City of Hamilton conducting clean up along parts of the Hamilton Harbour shoreline.

Trust and Confidence Report

Election Services Profile

Election Services manages and conducts municipal elections and by-elections on behalf of the City of Hamilton and applicable school boards. The unit ensures fair and accessible elections in compliance with legislation.

Service Details

Related Subservices

  • N/A

Type of Service

  • Public facing


  • Essential/Mandatory, Legislated requirement

Rationale Other (describe)

  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
  • Education Act
  • Municipal Act
  • Municipal Elections Act

Primary Funding Sources

  • Net Levy
  • Reserves

Service Level

  • Exceeds the legislated service level needs

Service Level Source

  • Legislated


Performance Measures

How Much Did You Do? (volume)


  • Number of Staff Hired: 1,574
  • Number of Training Sessions: 52
  • Number of Polls: 302 including Advance Polls
  • Ballots Cast: 138,549
  • Municipal Election Turnout: 38.36%
  • Number of Polls: 280 including Advance Polls
  • Ballots Cast: 124,550
  • Municipal Election Turnout: 34.02%

Strategic Plan Priority - Community Engagement & Participation