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City of Burlington Seeking Feedback on Projects & Initiatives with Annual ‘Food for Feedback’ Event

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*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington.

Burlington, Ont. — Aug. 16, 2023 — The City of Burlington is hosting it’s third annual Food for Feedback event on Saturday, Sept. 16 between noon and 4 p.m. at Central Park (2299 New St.). Residents can come to enjoy a free meal in exchange for sharing their thoughts on City projects. City staff, Mayor Meed Ward and members of Council will be there to listen to resident feedback.

The free drop-in event features more than 26 booths and four food trucks. There is a special area called the ‘Kidz Zone’ sponsored by Canadian Tire where children can have fun while family members provide feedback on City projects.

Feedback collected at the event will help the City continue to improve services and initiatives.

Date and Location

Residents are welcome to attend Food for Feedback on:

  • Saturday, Sept. 16, between noon and 4 p.m. at Central Park, 2299 New St.

If it rains, the event will move to the Burlington Senior’s Centre.

This year, the City will be seeking feedback and sharing information on topics including:

  • Burlington Transit
  • Climate resiliency
  • Customer experience with the City
  • Civic Square renewal
  • Future use of former Robert Bateman High School
  • Transportation options
  • Recreation
  • Parks
  • Official Plan revisions, and more!

As part of the event, the City will also be celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the Community Engagement Charter. The Charter is a tool used by residents, City staff and Members of Council. It guides and promotes active and meaningful resident engagement. Residents will also have an opportunity to provide feedback and make recommendations on how to refresh the charter at the event.

Visit to learn more about the Food for Feedback engagement event and other engagement opportunities where residents can contribute their ideas and feedback on municipal issues and projects.

“At the City of Burlington, we want everyone to have a voice in shaping our community. We’re excited to host Food for Feedback for the third time and bring together hundreds of community members to talk about how we can make our programs, services, and initiatives even better. Let’s have fun and make a difference in our city.” — Michelle Dwyer, Manager of Engagement & Volunteers, City of Burlington

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