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

School Crossing Guards Profile

A public service provided to elementary school-aged children offering safe crossing of public highways. The School Crossing Guard program enables children to cross streets safely as they travel to and from school.

Service Details

Related Subservices

  • No related subservices

Type of Service

  • Public facing


  • Discretionary Municipal Service
  • The School Crossing Guards service is a traditional service offered and funded by municipalities and is regulated by the Highway Traffic Act, section 176 and associated Regulations.

Primary Funding Sources

  • Net Levy

Service Level

  • At standard

Service Level Source

  • Council approved policy or service standard


Performance Measures

How much did you do? (volume)

Static Year to Year

  • Crossing Locations: 200+
  • Crossing Guards: 230+
  • Crossings over approximately 260 school days: 1,220,000+

Strategic Plan Priority - Healthy & Safe Communities