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Burlington Mayor Meeting with Metrolinx – Feb. 5, 2020

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, I met with Phil Verster, CEO of Metrolinx, here at Burlington City Hall. Phil became Metrolinx’s CEO in 2017 and it was helpful to meet him and hear about his vision for growth along the Lakeshore West GO Transit line. We discussed issues such as

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Private Tree Bylaw

City of Burlington Hosting Private Tree Bylaw Public Info Sessions

Anyone looking to learn more about the newly adopted Private Tree Bylaw, unanimously approved by Burlington Council last month, can attend one of several upcoming public information sessions hosted by the City of Burlington. The sessions are designed to help residents and businesses understand the new bylaw and how it

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City Hall

Burlington Names Kevin Arjoon as New City Clerk

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Feb. 4, 2020 — The City of Burlington is very pleased to announce that Kevin Arjoon is the successful candidate for the position of City Clerk. Arjoon will start with the City on Feb. 18,

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City Hall

City of Burlington Statement Regarding Accessible Parking

*Please see below a Media Statement issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont.—Feb. 3, 2019 Statement from Vito Talone, Director of Transportation Services “This past weekend, several Burlington residents informed city officials through various social media platforms about a member of the City’s Parking Services team abusing accessible parking

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City Projects

City Undertaking Burlington One Brand Project

*Please see the media release below issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Jan. 30, 2020 — The City is undertaking a rebranding project with the goal of creating a  single, unified brand that reflects one city, one story. The new brand will be rooted in a strong

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Committee & Council meetings

Burlington City Council Unanimously Approves Private Tree Bylaw

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Jan. 28, 2020 — The City of Burlington is taking exciting and important steps to battle climate change through preserving and growing the City’s tree canopy. As of Jan. 27, 2020, anyone within the City’s

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Burlington D-Day Veteran Jim Warford Passes Away at age 97

The City of Burlington has lost a very special citizen in yesterday’s passing of D-Day veteran Jim Warford at the age of 97. Alfred James “Jim” Warford was originally from Hamilton, Ont., and enlisted in October of 1941. He fought at Juno Beach on D-Day, more than 75 years ago,

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Mundialization Committee

New Structure for Burlington’s Twinning Relationships Model

During this month’s Corporate Services, Strategy, Risk and Accountability (CSSRA) Committee meeting, we had two items related to our Mundialization Committee and the City of Burlington’s twinning relationships. The first item related to the structure of the City’s twinning relationships. The Mundialization Committee is proposing to enhance our twin-city program

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