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Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Oct. 3-9, 2022

Good morning Burlington, October marks the start of several important month of recognitions, including: Learning Disabilities Awareness Month Islamic History Month Women’s History Month Autism Awareness Month Canada Library Month Car Safety Month Occupational Therapy Month This week also marks National Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 2-8, 2022) and Customer

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Indigenous Community

City of Burlington Installing Orange Crosswalk & Sweetgrass Park Sign

MY TAKE: A new Orange Crosswalk was been installed at Lakeshore Road and Nelson Avenue in honour of the children of Canada’s Residential School System and those who never returned home. I want to thank all Indigenous leaders, residents and City staff who helped make this crosswalk a reality and

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Mailbag – September 2022 Roundup – Aggressive Coyotes & Bus Stop Pads Upgrades

Welcome to the Mayor’s Mailbag – September 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. At

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2022

Good morning Burlington, This Friday (Sept. 30) will see our city and community come together to mark Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Burlington City Hall will be closed in observance. Orange Shirt Day was created in 2013 by Phyllis Webstad, a residential school survivor,

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Committee & Council meetings

Burlington Council Unanimously Approves Interim Financial Support for Sound of Music to Help Continue with 2022 Operations & Not Impact 2023 Festival Planning

MY TAKE: The Sound of Music has been serving our city and community for decades and we’ve seen it act as a launching pad for several new bands. It fosters arts and culture in our community and contributes to better mental health — we saw that especially during the pandemic.

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City Hall

City Shares Continued Progress on Vision to Focus Key Actions

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Sept. 22, 2022 — The City of Burlington continues to measure and share progress on the key actions outlined in Vision to Focus – the City’s four-year work plan.  The semi-annual update was presented to

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Committee & Council meetings

City of Burlington Moves Closer Towards Electrification of Transit by Engaging with CUTRIC

Burlington City Council unanimously approved staff’s recommendation to develop a Zero-Emission Bus Fleet Implementation and Rollout Plan by engaging with the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) and CUTZEB™ (CUTRIC’s not-for-profit arm) to finalize the plan and will report back to Council in Q2 2023. Click here for the

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Coyotes

Burlington Council Approves More Coyote Management Recommendations

“I want to thank our City staff from the all the different departments who have been a part of this response from the start and who put together the recommendations in this report. I also want to thank my Council colleagues for unanimously approving these recommendations and actions, as well

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Ontario Land Tribunal

Burlington City Council Waives Privilege to Disclose Initial Legal Budget for Development Application Appeals

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Sept. 21, 2022 — At the Sept. 20, 2022 Burlington City Council Meeting, City Staff brought forward report L-46 -22 for Council’s consideration to waive solicitor-client privilege in order to release the initial legal budget approved

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Proclamation

Proclamations at September 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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City Hall

Share Your Input on a City-Wide Patio Program

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Sept. 16, 2022 — The City of Burlington is creating new guidelines for patios and temporary tents. An online survey for residents, current patio operators and businesses is open until Oct. 11 at getinvolvedburlington.ca/city-wide-patio-program The new guidelines

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