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Regional Government Review

Resolution to protect Burlington’s identity and two-tiered municipal government system in Halton passes unanimously at Council

During Monday’s (Feb. 25) Burlington City Council meeting, I brought forward a resolution in response to the Regional Government Review being undertaken by the provincial government. I am very happy to say it passed unanimously. In January of this year, the Province announced its plans to review Ontario’s eight regional

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Regional Government Review

What happened at two meetings Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward attended related to Ontario’s review of Regional Government?

Burlington residents, earlier this month, I attended a pair of meetings related to the Province of Ontario’s review of Regional Government. The following is a recap of what was discussed and presented at both of those meetings. FIRST MEETING: The first meeting was with special advisers appointed by the Province

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Halton Region

Halton Region launches newly revamped website for residents

Earlier this week, Halton Region launched its redeveloped, more interactive website ( to help better connect residents and businesses with its essential services — featuring an easier way to search the site with enhanced functionality, customization options, more video and graphics, and virtual tours. “Our new website puts Regional information and support

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Provincial funding for the Wyecroft Road Extension and Bridge Project will help relieve traffic in Burlington and Oakville

The Provincial Government has announced it will be providing Halton Region with funding to support the Wyecroft Road Extension and Bridge Project. In July 2018, Regional Council approved this critical infrastructure project for the remaining funding of $57.6 million from the Move Ontario Quick Wins Fund. Currently, Wyecroft Road is

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Updates and events

Public Invite: Burlington launch party for 100In1Day event

Come learn more about the 100In1Day global movement at a launch party planned for Thursday, Feb. 21. 100In1Day tasks people to take ownership of their city and together create a better place to live — the concept is simple, 100 urban interventions across Canada in one day, June 1. So,

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Halton Region Watermain, Wastewater Main Construction coming to Ayr Place and Lomond Crescent in Burlington spring 2020

The following letter was delivered to residents regarding watermain and wastewater main work coming to Burlington’s Ward 4 from Halton Region’s Public Works Engineering & Construction Department: February 11, 2019 Watermain and Wastewater Main Improvements on Ayr Place and Watermain Improvements on Lomond Crescent, Ward 4, City of Burlington, Our File:

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Trees and Greenspace

Second drop-in information session for Roseland Private Tree Bylaw Pilot

The City of Burlington is hosting its second public drop-in information session for the Roseland Private Tree Bylaw pilot before the program takes effect on March 1. The info session is set for Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Central Areana’s auditorium, from 7-9 p.m. It will give residents and businesses the chance

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Statement on the passing of Burlington’s Pasquale Paletta

Today (Feb. 8), I issued the following statement on behalf of Burlington City Council on the death of Pasquale Paletta: “I, with many residents of Burlington, am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Pasquale Paletta. Our condolences go out to Pasquale’s family. Pat, as he was affectionally known

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Official Plan & Zoning

Burlington Council votes to re-examine Adopted 2018 Official Plan

At Thursday’s (Feb. 7) Special Meeting of Council, following the Committee of the Whole – Budget meeting, council unanimously voted to approve my motion to re-examine the policies of the Adopted 2018 Official Plan and review matters of height and density in our city. I want to thank all of Council

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