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What You Need to Know Before Burlington’s 2020 Budget Talks

Budget time for the City of Burlington is here with an overview of the 2020 Budget having been presented to the Committee of the Whole earlier this week. Upcoming key meeting dates include: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 (7:30 p.m.) — 2020 Budget Telephone Town Hall hosted by me (more details

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Climate Action

Climate Action in Burlington – What the City is Doing

Please see the media release below issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Nov. 7, 2019 — It’s been a busy year in Burlington when it comes to the climate and environmental concerns. The latest in a series of meetings for residents on climate action is being hosted

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Update on Airbnb Location in Burlington

There is finally some relief for residents. A notorious “party house” on Airbnb that brought residents to recent council and committee meetings to share their stories — and that led to a review of our short-term rental policies in the city — has been suspended by Airbnb for 90 days.

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Remembrance Day

Burlington Remembrance Day Events

Remembrance Day is but one day we collectively come together to remember, honour and pay tribute to our local veterans and their sacrifices. While it makes me proud as a Burlingtonian and your Mayor when I see my fellow citizens, of all ages, gather on Nov. 11, what is even

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Roads & Sidewalks

Why do Some Sidewalks in Burlington get Replaced and Others Don’t?

My office has received some questions from residents as to why the curbs and sidewalks of some streets get replaced and others don’t. We took those questions to our Capital Works (Design and Construction) Department and I’m sharing the responses with you. The City of Burlington applies three main treatments

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Regional Government Review

Province Announces Findings from its Regional Government Review

The Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, the Honourable Steve Clark, and the Province announced today the results from its Regional Government Review and that it would not be overhauling the regional government bodies across Ontario. Below are some highlights from the announcement and the media release issued by the

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Chamber Business Awards

Nominations for Burlington Chamber’s 3 Mayor’s Awards are Open

It’s that time again — nominations are open for the three Burlington Chamber of Commerce business awards I present as Mayor of Burlington. The awards revolve around sustainable green business and community service (for business and not for profit). Our local businesses and organizations make valuable contributions to our community

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Update on Burlington’s Green Street and Walkers Line Windows-on-the-Lake

Some Burlington residents have been inquiring whether there have been any updates to on the Green Street and Walkers Line Windows-on-the-Lake. City of Burlington staff has provided the following update. Green Street Window Staff have met with Conservation Halton on site, as a result they have received the Technical Requirements

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Twin City - Itabashi

Overview: Official Burlington Delegation Visits Itabashi, Japan

As part of the dual exchanges that take part in our twinning relationship with Itabashi, Japan, both of our cities send reciprocal official delegations to each other every five years. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the City of Burlington’s twinning agreement with the City of Itabashi. Earlier this

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City of Burlington Asking for Feedback on Playground Projects

Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Oct. 16, 2019 — The City of Burlington will be replacing 15 playgrounds over the next two years and is encouraging families who use these playgrounds to complete a survey to pick the features they

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Key to the City

Burlington Unveils New Key to the City

In January 2019, I announced the launch of a new Key to the City program for the City of Burlington to honour individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the community. The recipient of the inaugural Key was announced to be, posthumously, Mike Taylor of Walk of the

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