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Guest Blog Post: My Summer Internship

Guest Blogger Kaitlyn Fitzpatrick, our summer intern, reflects on her time in the Mayor’s office: As my time in the Mayor’s office comes to an end, I would like to share some of the opportunities I was given over the course of this internship.  I have spent the past 5

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Nelson Quarry Plans to Expand Operations

Nelson Quarry in Burlington has announced proposed plans to expand their operations to adjacent properties they own. On a new website, Nelson briefly mentions their plans, and talks about their desire to turn the quarry over to the public once quarrying operations cease. “Over the next 25 years, we intend

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Halton Region

Halton Region aims to keep property taxes low in 2020

Please see below a media release issued by the Region of Halton. On July 10, 2019, Regional Council approved Halton’s 2020 Budget Directions Report. The Report provides guidelines to staff to maintain existing service levels for Regional programs with identified pressures, including recent Provincial funding announcements. These guidelines also aim to

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Answering Questions Arising From LPAT Elimination Resolution at Halton Region

Since Halton Regional Council unanimously approved a resolution, on July 10, asking the Province of Ontario to eliminate the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) and asking other local municipalities in Ontario to pass similar resolutions, I and the Mayor’s Office have encountered some questions from the community surrounding LPAT, development

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Mayor's Office

Burlington Mayor’s Office Looking for a New Executive Administrator

There’s been some recent changes in the Mayor’s Office — I’m looking for an Executive Administrator to help fill an opening on my team of three staffers. My former assistant Annemarie Cumber has taken an opportunity for career advancement and a secondment to assist with large corporate projects, such as

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