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COVID-19 Task Force Meeting #8 Highlights

Yesterday marked the 8th meeting of the Burlington COVID-19 Task Force and was, as always, well attended by dozens of leaders from throughout our community who continue to prioritize the collaborative work being done together through this challenging time. The meeting began with an update on the City’s redesign of

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COVID-19

Burlington Council Unanimously Approves Resolution Encouraging Participation in Ontario-Canada COVID-19 Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program

*NOTE: Please click the link for the full minutes from the May 25, 2020 Burlington City Council Meeting — Post-Meeting Minutes – Regular Meeting of Council_May25_2020. At the May 25 regular meeting of Burlington Council, we unanimously approved a resolution encouraging local property owners/landlords to participate in the Ontario-Canada Emergency Commercial

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COVID-19

Maintaining the Bonds of Friendship Across the Globe Amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it hard for us not to feel isolated from each other, and our families, friends and colleagues. That’s why it’s important for us to take every opportunity we can to safely connect virtually by phone, Zoom/FaceTime/Skype, or even a simple email. Earlier this month, I

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LaSalle Park

Preserving LaSalle Park for all Residents

Earlier this week, I, along with the rest of Burlington Council and City staff, was made aware of a proposed motion related to LaSalle Park being brought forward by Hamilton Councillor Sam Merulla to their Council meeting today (Wednesday, May 27). The text of that is below. The park is

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Committee & Council meetings

Burlington Council Approves 2020 Tax Levy Bylaw

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — May 26, 2020 — Burlington City Council approved the 2020 Tax Levy Bylaw at its meeting on May 25, 2020. The bylaw allows the City to bill 2020 property taxes and set payment due dates

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COVID-19

Province Expands COVID-19 Testing to Include People who are Asymptomatic

This weekend, the Province announced it was expanding COVID-19 testing across Ontario to include people who are asymptomatic. Premier Ford also encouraged individuals to attend assessment centres for testing whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms or if they are concerned that they may have been exposed. The Province remains

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COVID-19 Task Force

Burlington Task Force Update – Week 7

On Thursday May 21st the Burlington COVID-19 Task Force held our 7th weekly meeting. We began with an overview of the changes that were happening this week as a result of provincial announcements related to reopening Ontario, including parking lots and parks, golf courses and tennis courts, off-leash dog areas

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City Hall

Street Sweeping in Burlington to Begin May 25

*Please see a media release below issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. – May 22, 2020 — The City of Burlington’s annual spring street sweeping blitz will begin May 25. The cleaning of winter sand and debris from roads is expected to take two weeks with a crew

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Environment

Burlington Monitoring Gypsy Moth Populations and Tree Health

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — May 20, 2020 — The City of Burlington is committed to protecting and promoting the health of trees. As part of Burlington’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program for Gypsy Moth, Forestry staff assess sites annually

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Committee & Council meetings

Burlington Moving Forward with City Service Redesign Strategy After Council Approval at Special Meeting

At a Special Council Meeting on May 14, council unanimously approved moving forward with the City of Burlington service redesign strategy and changes and modifications to service redesign interim programs. Also, at the CSSRA Committee held earlier in the day, City Manager Tim Commisso and staff from Burlington’s Leadership Team

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