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COVID-19 Task Force Meeting #12 Highlights

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Yesterday was the 12th meeting of the Burlington COVID-19 Task Force and as we continue to see low numbers in new cases and hospitalizations, we are moving to a monthly schedule going forward with the flexibility to meet more frequently again should circumstances change.

Discussions by the group at meeting #12 focused around the new mandatory mask bylaw for indoor public spaces and how we can support the public and business community with resources, signage and directories. We transitioned into how free masks could be distributed to residents in need at common connection points like our food banks and the donations of masks we are seeing thanks to our community’s generosity.

We also discussed the working group that is creating ideas and resources for fundraising in a post-covid society, and topics that are most relevant to philanthropic groups in this challenging time.

Read the full recap here: Burlington COVID-19 Task Force Meeting 12 – Action Items and Highlights

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Marianne Meed Ward

Marianne Meed Ward

A Better Burlington began in 2006 after my neighbours said they felt left out of city decisions, learning about them only after they’d been made. As journalist for 22 years, I thought “I can do something about that” and a website and newsletter were born. They’ve taken various forms and names over the years, but the intent remains: To let you know what’s happening at City Hall before decisions are made, so you can influence outcomes for A Better Burlington. The best decisions are made when elected representatives tap the wisdom of our community members, and welcome many different perspectives.This site allows residents to comment and debate with each other; our Commenting Guidelines established in 2016 aim to keep debate respectful. Got an idea or comment you want to share privately? Please, get in touch:

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