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Burlington City Council is pleased to announce it has appointed Tim Commisso as its Interim City Manager, effective Jan. 7, 2019. Tim is currently a Senior Advisor at MNP, a national accounting, tax and consulting firm.

Restoration work is currently underway on the Burlington Cenotaph at City Hall. The work, approved by City Council with $25,000 in funding, is being overseen by the Royal Canadian Legion – Burlington Branch #60, and will be completed by Remembrance Day 2017. Restoration work includes: Correcting two names from the First World War portion of …

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Burlington, Ont.—April 20, 2017—The City of Burlington, on behalf of its partners, Halton Region, the Town of Oakville, the Town of Milton and the Town of Halton Hills, has announced a new Provincial Offences Act courthouse to be built to house Halton Court Services. The new courthouse will be built at 4085 Palladium Way in …

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Burlington, Ont.—Feb. 13, 2017 A number of the city’s administrative services will be closed Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 for Family Day. For a complete listing of hours of operation, phone numbers for city facilities and available services, please visit www.burlington.ca. For information about what to do in Burlington on Family Day weekend, please visit www.burlington.ca/calendar …

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Deadline: Nov. 3, 2016 The City is looking for volunteer members for the following citizen committees: Burlington Museum Board Burlington Seniors’ Advisory Committee Burlington Accessibility Advisory Committee Burlington Sustainable Development Committee Burlington Cycling Advisory Committee Downtown Parking Committee Burlington Inclusivity Advisory Committee Heritage Burlington Committee Burlington Mundialization Committee Citizen committees provide input to City Council …

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Automatic, electronic vote recording is coming to Burlington – if council approves it Oct. 3.  The cost is an estimated $9,392 one-time cost, plus $2,392 annually.  The equipment could be installed within weeks. The Halton school board has had vote recording technology for some time. My Take: I’ve been advocating automatic vote recording since my …

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City of Burlington now offers online business licence renewals Select businesses in Burlington can now renew their business licences online at www.burlington.ca/businesslicences. Business licences available to be renewed online include: Automotive Pawn brokers Personal services Public assembly: Restaurants/take out/lunch counter Movie theatre Banquet/public halls Pinball or electronic game machine Night club Sale of foodstuff Sale of …

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My time as a co-op student at City Hall is coming to a close, and now I have the opportunity to reflect on my placement. Marianne told me I could write about what I’ve learned, what I’ve taken away, or any of my observations. I’m only three sentences in, and I can already tell that …

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