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UPDATE: Staff recommendation on the future of cannabis stores in Burlington

City of Burlington staff has come out with an updated report ahead regarding the city’s opt-in/opt-out decision on cannabis retails stores ahead of tonight’s Committee of the Whole meeting and Special Meeting of Council, immediately after. Staff is recommending Burlington opt-in to allow the inclusion of retail cannabis stores in

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Arts & Culture

Applications for Burlington Arts and Culture Fund now open

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

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Guelph Line area watermain upgrade — Prospect to Mainway

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

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Honours & Recognitions

Burlington’s Ron Foxcroft appointed to the Order of Canada

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

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City of Burlington 2019 Spring/Summer Live and Play guide available Jan. 10

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 Registration Details Online registration will take place on the following dates and times: Date Time Program Saturday, Jan.

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Mid-rise Building Guidelines open house Jan. 16

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

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Nominations open for Burlington’s Best Awards

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.

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City Hall

Council appoints interim city manager

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.

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Development on 1497-1511 Old Plains Road West

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:

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