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A Look Ahead to the AMO 2020 Virtual Conference Next Week

Next week the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference takes place. This event is always a great opportunity for elected officials and city staff from across the province to come together and discuss issues of shared importance, meet with provincial ministers, and bring local issues to the table.

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City of Burlington Looking for Feedback on City Parks

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Aug. 11, 2020 — Burlington’s parks are a space for gathering, for play, for relaxation and for making memories. Every few years, the City of Burlington asks residents what they love most about our parks

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OBCM (formerly LUMCO)

LUMCO Renamed as Ontario’s Big City Mayors (OBCM)

*Please see an update below issued by Ontario’s Big City Mayors (OBCM, formerly Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus of Ontario – LUMCO). LUMCO is excited to announce its new name: Ontario’s Big City Mayors (OBCM). While the name has changed, our mission remains the same: to represent the interests of Ontario’s

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Committee & Council meetings

Voting Options for 2022 Staff Report Coming to Aug. 13 CSSRA Committee

At next Thursday’s Corporate Services, Strategy, Risk and Accountability (CSSRA) Committee meeting, staff from the clerks department will be bringing forward a report on voting options for the 2022 municipal election and ranked ballots. This report is looking to get direction from Council to inform the RFP process to obtain

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Burlington Ec Dev

Burlington Economic Development Bringing Report to EICS Committee on Main Street Business Support

At Monday’s (Aug. 10) Environment, Infrastructure and Community Services (EICS) Committee meeting, Burlington Economic Development will bring forward a report on supports for main street businesses. The recommendation is provided below, while you can view the full report by clicking this link: BEDC 05-20 COVID-19 Business Support. Receive and file

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Downtown & Waterfront

Burlington: You’re Invited to a Virtual Info Meeting Aug. 18 on Recommended Modifications to Downtown Policies

The public is invited to attend a virtual information on Tuesday, Aug. 18 to learn more, provide feedback and ask questions about the staff recommended modifications to the downtown policies. In June, the City of Burlington “Taking a Closer Look” project team released recommended modifications to the downtown policies in

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Halton Police

Halton Police Media Release: Fraud Investigation in Burlington Leads to Three Arrests

*Please see below a media release issued by Halton Regional Police Service. For Release: 8/6/2020 11:03 AM Originator: D/Constable Ed Spence, Regional Fraud Unit, (905) 465-8742 Contact: D/Constable Ed Spence, Regional Fraud Unit, (905) 465-8742 Location: Burlington ​​​The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made three arrests after an investigation

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2100 Brant Street Development Proceeds After Parties Settle at LPAT

The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) has approved the National Homes 2100 Brant Street development after the local neighbourhood group Vision 2100 Brant withdrew as an opposing party to the hearing. Two residents with participant status at the hearing also withdrew. In advance of the hearing on July 28, Vision

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City of Burlington Gypsy Moth Control Program Update

Council members received a memo from Urban Forestry staff (Memo to Council_Gypsy Moth Program_July 30_2020) providing an update to the Gypsy Moth Program as we continue to deal with COVID-19 and its ramifications. Please click the link above or read further down the information provided in that memo: At this

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