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Phase 1 Plan for Adaptive Reuse of Robert Bateman Site Unanimously Approved by Burlington Council

Once the full renovation of the Robert Bateman High School site is completed, it will provide 213,000 sq.-ft. of community space (118,723 sq.-ft. of net new community programming space), both community rental space and long-term paying tenants, plus greenspace. This will secure existing communities amenities under City ownership — the

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Committee & Council meetings

Burlington Council Unanimously Approves New Deputy Mayor Portfolios Initiative & Appointments to Committees, Boards

I’m delighted that Council unanimously approved the new Deputy Mayors with portfolios initiative for each member of Council at our meeting on Dec. 13. Council also approved the appointments to standing committees, boards and other committees for members of Council, as well as the rotations for Deputy Mayor for ceremonial

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Proclamation

Proclamations at December 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 – Dec. 12, 2022 – Can the City of Burlington Help with my Neighbourhood Project Idea?

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 publish a

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Dec. 12-18, 2022

Good morning Burlington, This will be the last Weekly Update for 2022 before the holidays — hard to believe another new year is at our doorstep! We’ve accomplished so much during the first term of Council and have already gotten back to it, continuing that great work in December to

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OBCM

Ontario’s Big City Mayors Statement on First Meeting of the New Term & Bill 23, ‘More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022’

MY TAKE: Ontario’s Big City Mayors are united in our concerns about Bill 23 and its negative impacts on taxpayers, community services and the environment. Singling out and criticizing Mayor Bonnie Crombie, the new chair of OBCM, is unacceptable. A long list of Mayors, Councillors, AMO, Conservation Authorities, environmental groups,

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Halton Regional Council

Halton Regional Council Holds Inaugural Meeting for 2022-2026 Term

Halton Regional Council held its inaugural meeting of the 2022-2026 term yesterday (Dec. 7, 2022). Click here for a news release issued by the Region of Halton or scroll further down this post. It was great to welcome our new Regional Councillors and returning Regional Council members so we could

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Dec. 5-11, 2022

Good morning Burlington, Our first full committee and Council cycle of the 2022-2026 term begins today (Monday, Dec. 5) with the Corporate Services, Strategy, Risk and Accountability (CSSRA) Committee at 9:30 a.m. Later this week will be the Community Planning, Regulation and Mobility (CPRM) Committee (on Tuesday, Dec. 6) and

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City Hall

City of Burlington Responds to Severe Impacts of Bill 23

“Bill 23 will devastate municipal finances and our ability to fund things such as parks, community centres, transit — all the amenities a growing community needs. Those costs will be shifted from for-profit developers to taxpayers. We’ll show that as a line item on your next tax bill. There is

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2022

Good morning Burlington, Santa Claus is coming back to Burlington’s Downtown with the return of our annual Santa Claus Parade this Sunday (Dec. 4)! The parade will run from 2-4 p.m., starting at Guelph Line from Prospect Street to New Street and make its way to Brant Street at Elgin Street. Non-perishable

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Mailbag – November 2022 Roundup – Plains Road Protected Bikeway Project & What to do with Fallen Leaves

Welcome to the Mayor’s Mailbag – November 2022 roundup. The Mayor’s Monday Mailbag is a weekly initiative Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and the Mayor’s Office has launched to share 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.

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