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Request to remove 176 Rennick Road from Heritage Register withdrawn

The request to remove 176 Rennick Road from the Heritage Register of Burlington historical properties has been withdrawn. The Sept. 11 Planning & Development Committee heard that the property has recently sold, and the new owners wish to keep the property on the register. Staff had recommended retaining the property on

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Development

Contribution to Freeman Station, affordable housing, park improvements among Community Benefits proposed for 22 storey at Brock

Staff are recommending the follow Community Benefits be approved, arising from extra height and density granted by council (6-1) for the 22-storey building at Brock and Ontario. Community benefits may be in the form of a financial contribution (direct benefit) or indirect benefits (facilities, services, or installations built or provided

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Bylaw enforcement & policing

Committee approves roadside memorial policy; to council Sept. 24

A new policy has been passed by committee to regulate the size and amount of time a temporary roadside memorial can be displayed. A memorial is any temporary decoration placed on a road side to honour some who died in a traffic accident. The memorials often include such items as flowers,

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Election 2018

Statement from mayoral candidate Marianne Meed Ward – “We will stop deep pockets and dirty politics from influencing our election for mayor of Burlington”

I have released the following statement to the media, and our campaign is taking a series of actions outlined below to stop the false and defamatory telephone survey against me carried out by Campaign Research, at the behest of an as-yet unidentified client. You can help too, by filing a

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Parks & Trails

News briefs: Construction to start on trail from Ontario to Grahams Lane; pedestrian signal installed on Lakeshore at Paletta park; transit route changes start Sept. 2

Trail from Ontario St to Grahams Lane Construction of the Ontario Street to Graham’s Lane Multi-Use Trail is scheduled to start in mid-September and will continue for approximately 3-4 months. The trail will be 4 meters wide and surfaced with asphalt paving. There will be benches, trash receptacles and vehicle

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Development

Residents appeal Upper Middle/Georgina Court townhouse development to LPAT

Residents in the Orchard area of Burlington have launched an appeal of Burlington city council’s decision to approve a townhouse development at 5219 Upper Middle Rd and 2004-2005 Georgina Crt. with access through the Georgina Crt/Rome neighbourhood. The appeal will be decided by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, successor to the

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