Amy Wallace

A lovely piece of art commissioned by staff which combines wood plank from the Spencer Smith Park willow tree, glass and special designs has been placed in City Hall in the public meeting room 247. We would like to thank Jennifer Johnson for turning this piece of art into a reality, as well as Arborwood Tree Service …

Art from Spencer Smith Park willow tree on display at City Hall Read More »

Every month, the city is informed about traffic information and crime prevention that has occurred the last 30 days. For the month of October in Ward 2, approximately 102 charges and warnings were issued regarding traffic; 3 impaired drivers were arrested; 10 traffic complaints were received; and 21 property damage and personal injury collisions occurred. …

Stay safe this holiday season! Burlington dispatch for month of Oct. Read More »

R.P. asks: What are the rules on drones? Even if individuals identify themselves as professionals,  they should still require permission from the City to fly out of and over others’ properties. What are the necessary credentials to fly a drone for city purposes? Answer: You are correct. Any UAV operator requires written permission from the land owner …

Nov2017 Ask the Councillor: What are the rules on drones? Can I operate landscaping equipment on Sunday? Why so many speed bumps? Read More »

Adapted from a press release – Toys for Tots is back at it, bringing the joy of Christmas to needy children. The Kick-Off Event is taking place November 15 at 12 pm at the Fairview Canadian tire (777 Guelph Line, Burlington), where you can donate both unwrapped toys or money. In 2016, the Halton Regional Police Service …

Toys for tots kick-off event Nov. 15, 12pm Read More »

New Horizon (Bridgewater) Development group has been granted another noise exemption from Jan. 2 to Nov. 30 2018. Noise exemptions give authorized contractors permission to operate any construction equipment in connection with construction before 7am and/or after 7pm. New Horizon(Bridgewater) Development group is focusing on their 3 tower multi-storey building project which  consists of ongoing …

Bridgewater development on Lakeshore granted noise exemption for 2018 Read More »

Over the last few weeks, I have attended two committee meetings. The first, being a Planning and Development Committee meeting, took place at 1pm on Tuesday, September 26. Here, the possible expansion of an automotive dealership (Mercedes Benz) located on 441 North Service Road was discussed. The second, taking place Thursday, September 28, discussed the …

Amy goes to committee: My Take on what happens Read More »

At 1 pm in the afternoon of Thursday, September 28, a Committee of the Whole Workshop was held to discuss the New Draft of the Downtown Mobility Hub Plan. Throughout the last six months, city staff and consultants talked to the public, getting their feedback and their takes on what Burlington should look like in …

C.O.W workshop Sept.28: New downtown mobility hub draft plan Read More »

The public wasn’t fond of the proposed redevelopment plan on 2100 Brant Street. Thursday, October 12 at 7pm, a public meeting was held at the Crossroads Centre where the community debated with developers, regarding whether or not townhouses should be developed on 2100 Brant Street. The proposal submitted was for a development of 12 townhouse …

Amy’s Take: Public critical of 2100 Brant Street proposed redevelopment Read More »

Hello, readers! My name is Amy, a grade 11 student at Burlington Central High school. I have just begun my co-op placement at City Hall with Marianne Meed Ward, and I am more than excited for the next few months ahead! Each afternoon up until the end of January, I will spend time with Marianne, …

Welcoming Co-op Student Amy Wallace Read More »