John Bkila

Applications are now being accepted for the City of Burlington 2019 Arts and Culture Fund (BACF). The annual program gives project grants to local artists, multicultural groups and arts and culture organizations to help foster creativity and enrich how Burlington residents experience and engage with arts and culture. Last year’s BACF supported 19 arts and cultural …

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The construction around the Guelph Line area, from Prospect Street to Mainway, is related to a watermain upgrade being done by Halton Region and expected to take until the end of 2019. A second, large diameter watermain is being built to the Washburn Reservoir and Pumping Station. These improvements are meant to provide reliable access …

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Last month, we joined countless of proud Burlingtonians in congratulating one of our own — Ron Foxcroft — for being appointed to the Order of Canada by Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada. It is a well-deserved honour. The Order is how Canada recognizes and honours those who make extraordinary …

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CITY OF BURLINGTON MEDIA RELEASE Burlington, Ont.—Jan. 04, 2019 — The 2019 Spring/Summer Live and Play guide, featuring listings for city recreation, sport and culture programs, will be available starting Jan. 10 at burlington.ca/play. Registration Details Online registration will take place on the following dates and times: Date Time Program Saturday, Jan. 19 9 a.m.   Spring/Summer …

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Burlington is creating design guidelines for mid-rise buildings in the city. These guidelines will be used by city staff to evaluate development applications where mid-rise buildings between five and 11 storeys are proposed. You can learn more about the guidelines at an open house on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at City Hall, Rm. 247 (second floor), …

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Consider nominating an individual or organization for a Burlington’s Best Award to shine a light on their accomplishments.
The awards honours Burlington’s most outstanding citizens with the winners in each of the eight categories revealed at a celebration in May.

The meeting will discuss and consider the development application for 2421 and 2431 New Street and you are invited to learn more about it, ask questions, and share your comments with City staff, the applicant, and your Ward Councillor.

Burlington City Council is pleased to announce it has appointed Tim Commisso as its Interim City Manager, effective Jan. 7, 2019. Tim is currently a Senior Advisor at MNP, a national accounting, tax and consulting firm.

You are invited to attend a Statutory Public Meeting for the Planning and Development Committee where you can learn more about a development application for 1497-1511 Old Plains Road West, ask questions, and share your comments with City staff, the applicant, and your Ward Councillor. Date: Monday, January 15, 2019Time: 6:30 p.m. Place: Council Chambers, …

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With input from its riders, Burlington Transit will introduce schedule changes for some Burlington Transit bus routes starting Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.