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Street Sweeping in Burlington to Begin May 25

*Please see a media release below issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. – May 22, 2020 — The City of Burlington’s annual spring street sweeping blitz will begin May 25. The cleaning of winter sand and debris from roads is expected to take two weeks with a crew

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Environment

Burlington Monitoring Gypsy Moth Populations and Tree Health

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — May 20, 2020 — The City of Burlington is committed to protecting and promoting the health of trees. As part of Burlington’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program for Gypsy Moth, Forestry staff assess sites annually

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Committee & Council meetings

Burlington Moving Forward with City Service Redesign Strategy After Council Approval at Special Meeting

At a Special Council Meeting on May 14, council unanimously approved moving forward with the City of Burlington service redesign strategy and changes and modifications to service redesign interim programs. Also, at the CSSRA Committee held earlier in the day, City Manager Tim Commisso and staff from Burlington’s Leadership Team

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Committee & Council meetings

Burlington’s EICS Committee Approves of Elgin Promenade Phase 4 Designs, Heads to Council Vote May 25

UPDATE: Council unanimously approved going ahead with Promenade Phase 4 Design At our Environment, Infrastructure & Community Services (EICS) Committee meeting on May 12, staff presented to us an overview of the Elgin Promenade project. The staff report (CW-02-20 Elgin Promenade Phase 4 Design) and presentation (CW 02-20 staff presentation

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COVID-19 Task Force

Burlington COVID-19 Task Force Meeting May 15 — Action Items & Highlights

The COVID-19 Task Force met again today as we continue to identify the challenges faced throughout our community during this pandemic, and work together to ideate and implement solutions. We were pleased to welcome representatives from the Burlington Restaurant Association this week as we work to mitigate the unique challenges

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COVID-19

Victoria Day Long Weekend in Burlington Amid COVID-19

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont.—May 14, 2020 —As the Victoria Day long weekend approaches during the COVID-19 pandemic, residents are asked to continue to practice physical distancing by staying at least six feet apart and continue to follow the advice of

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COVID-19

LUMCO Mayors urge Provincial and Federal COVID-19 Relief for Municipalities

Earlier today, I met with fellow Mayors from the Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO) to urge provincial and federal governments to provide relief for municipalities as we face unprecedented economic challenges due to COVID-19.  LUMCO Mayors, including myself, are grateful for the leadership and collaboration demonstrated by the provincial

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Cannabis

Application for 8th Cannabis Retail Store in Burlington Received by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario: Written Comments due to Province by May 25

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — May 13, 2020 — The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has received an application for an eighth cannabis retail store in Burlington called Canada Buds. The proposed location at 1860 Appleby Line, Unit

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