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Halton Region Public Health Confirms First Case of Monkeypox in Region

*Please see below a news release issued by the Region of Halton. The Regional Municipality of Halton For Immediate Release June 8, 2022 Halton Region Public Health has confirmed Halton’s first reported case of monkeypox virus. The individual is currently isolating at home and all contacts have been notified by

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Monday Mailbag – June 6, 2022 – Could the School Board Eventually Sell the Central High School Site After the City’s Proposed Land Exchange?

Welcome to the Mayor’s Monday Mailbag, an initiative Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and the Mayor’s Office launched to share weekly 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 the end of the month, we’ll publish a roundup

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: June 6-12, 2022

Good morning Burlington, It’s Committee Week — and we have a lot of important reports being presented to Council members, including: Options to enhance our closed meeting policies (CSSRA Committee today – June 6); Burlington’s Housing Strategy (CPRM Committee – Tuesday, June 7); and Leash-free site applications for Ward 1

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Committee & Council meetings

City of Burlington’s Housing Strategy to be Presented at Committee June 7

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — June 2, 2022 — City of Burlington staff will present its final Housing Strategy, Staff report and recommendation for approval of the Strategy to the Community Planning, Regulation and Mobility Committee on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 9:30

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City Hall

Feedback Needed on City of Burlington’s Urban Forest Master Plan

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — June 1, 2022 — The City of Burlington is updating the Urban Forest Master Plan (UFMP). The UFMP will provide the strategic direction important to managing the urban forest in response to new pressures and

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Burlington Fire Department

Burlington Welcomes 9 New Volunteer Fire Fighters

MAYOR MEED WARD’S TAKE: Our Burlington Fire volunteer fire fighters are a crucial part of our community’s emergency response team. Congratulations to the nine new recruits who graduated last night! We know the training and sacrifice it takes to become a fire fighter. Thank you for stepping up to serve!

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Mailbag – May 2022 Roundup – Twin City Agreements; LaSalle Park Community Marina; & Hydro Companies Removing Vegetation

Welcome to the Mayor’s Mailbag – May 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: May 30 – June 5, 2022

Good morning Burlington, It’s hard to believe June is upon us this week! It’s a month where many important causes and initiatives are celebrated, including Pride Month, Bike Month, Seniors Month, and National Indigenous History Month. June 1 is also Red Shirt Day and Canada Clean Air Day. June also

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City Hall

Burlington Adopting New ‘Right to Disconnect From Work’ Policy for Staff

At our May 17 meeting, Burlington City Council received a report from staff outlining the City’s new ‘Right to Disconnect From Work’ policy for employees. Click the links below for the: Staff report: HR-05-22 Right to Disconnect Policy – Staff Report Appendices: HR-05-22 Appendix A Right To Disconnect_Policy(1) HR-05-22 Appendix

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Community News

FAQs on Robert Bateman High School Site Proposals

The Mayor’s Office has been getting various questions related to the City of Burlington’s proposed land transaction with the Halton District School Board (HDSB) and leasing arrangements with the HDSB and Brock University for the City’s planned acquisition of the Robert Bateman High School building and property. We’ve put together

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Community News

Burlington Council Unanimously Authorizes City Staff to Accept Patrick J McNally Foundation $1.125M Donation for New Park Amenities

At our May 17 meeting, Burlington Council unanimously authorized City staff to accept a community donation from The Patrick J McNally Charitable Foundation for various recreation and park infrastructure amenities in our city. The City of Burlington and the Patrick J McNally Charitable Foundation (the Foundation) have developed an excellent

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