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City of Burlington to Pause Work on Housing Strategy Inclusionary Zoning Municipal Assessment Report to Determine Implications of Coming Provincial Policy

At our July 12 meeting, Council received an update from staff that work on the City’s Housing Strategy Inclusionary Zoning Municipal Assessment Report would be paused to allow staff time to assess implications of upcoming Provincial policies. A Municipal Assessment Report would ensure the City meets the requirements of the

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Heritage

City of Burlington to Undertake Downtown Cultural Heritage Landscapes Study

Burlington City Council unanimously approved City staff to undertake a Downtown Cultural Heritage Landscape Study for six potential cultural heritage landscapes and eight individual properties in downtown Burlington to determine their eligibility for further heritage protection. We also approved asking the Heritage Burlington Advisory Committee to reconvene and review each

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Committee & Council meetings

Burlington Council Approves Report Analysis & Directs Staff to Return in 2023 with Policy for Acquiring Surplus School Sites

Burlington City Council has directed staff to continue moving forward in creating a policy and strategy for acquiring former school sites that are deemed surplus by their school boards. At our July 12 Council meeting, we received some analysis from staff and Dillon Consulting and SHS Consulting on how the

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2022 Burlington Election

Burlington Council Receives 2022 Municipal Election Accessibility Plan

Burlington City Council received the 2022 Municipal Election Accessibility Plan from staff at our July 12 meeting. You can read the staff report and through the plan here: Staff Report: CL-29-22 2022 Election Accessibility Plan Appendix: CL-29-22 Appendix A 2022 Municipal Election Accessibility Plan The 2022 Municipal Election Accessibility Plan

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Monday Mailbag – July 18, 2022 – What’s Next with the Millcroft Greens Corp. Appeal at the Ontario Land Tribunal?

Welcome to the Mayor’s Monday Mailbag, an initiative Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and the Mayor’s Office launched to share weekly answers to questions from the public we’ve received through our main email inbox at mayor@burlington.ca or the Mayor’s social media platforms. At the end of the month, we’ll publish a roundup

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: July 18-24, 2022

Good morning Burlington, We’re marking National Drowning Prevention Week (July 17-23) this week. Let’s all come together as a community to promote the importance of water safety and drowning prevention. The City of Burlington offers several swimming programs for all levels to help save lives and to learn this important

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Parks

Burlington’s City View Park Pavilion & New Public Art Unveiled

MY TAKE: So great to have been able to hold the grand opening of the City View Park Pavilion and unveiling of 17-foot-tall public artwork ‘Soar’ by Hooman Mehdizadehjafari, inspired by the Eastern White Cedar tree and reflecting the rich natural heritage of our region, particularly the Niagara Escarpment. What

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Proclamation

Proclamations at July 2022 Burlington City Council Meeting

Proclamations are read at the beginning of every regularly-scheduled Burlington City Council meeting. A proclamation is an official announcement issued by the Mayor to recognize exceptional events, groups, people, or achievements in the City of Burlington. The goal of a proclamation is to recognize and celebrate achievements, and to raise

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Monday Mailbag – July 11, 2022 – Are City Public EV Charging Stations Free or Pay-Per-Use?

Welcome to the Mayor’s Monday Mailbag, an initiative Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and the Mayor’s Office launched to share weekly answers to questions from the public we’ve received through our main email inbox at mayor@burlington.ca or the Mayor’s social media platforms. At the end of the month, we’ll publish a roundup

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: July 11-17, 2022

Good morning Burlington, Last Friday saw many start of the weekend disconnected digitally with Rogers reporting a nationwide outage for cellular service and Internet service. This ended up affecting Zoom court dates, debit/Interac payments, some hospital services and even our police services with many being unable to call 911, if

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Climate Action

Eight New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Coming to Burlington

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — July 7, 2022 — With funding support through The Atmospheric Fund (TAF), the City of Burlington is adding eight more level two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations throughout the City. Each station will have two charging plugs.

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