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2023 Community Survey Results

2023 Community Survey results confirm Burlington continues to be a livable city

Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 03:30 PM

Burlington, Ont. – Feb. 13, 2024—The City of Burlington is pleased to announce the results of its recent 2023 Community Survey. This study measures resident satisfaction with City services and explores residents’ thoughts on City priorities across all six wards. The results help guide future actions, priorities, and decisions on City services.

The Community Survey provides the City with statistically representative baseline data. The City benchmarks progress against previous years of survey data. The data collection was conducted by a consultant.

Key 2023 Community Survey highlights include:

  • 92 per cent of respondents were “Somewhat satisfied” to “Very satisfied” with the services provided by the City of Burlington
  • Quality of life was rated highly with 79 per cent of respondents ranking Burlington “Very good” or “Excellent”
  • 81 per cent of respondents were at least “Somewhat satisfied” with their most recent interaction with the City
  • 80 per cent of residents at least “Somewhat agreed” that...

Bateman Community Centre

Update on Robert Bateman Community Centre

Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 02:00 PM

The City of Burlington’s newest community centre, the Robert Bateman Community Centre, is progressing on time and on budget towards an opening in 2025.

Progress and milestones achieved to date:
  • The name for the Robert Bateman Community Centre was chosen with support of resident feedback, Mr. Bateman and approved by City Council.
  • Three in-person visioning engagement sessions and one virtual visioning engagement session was held for the use of the indoor space.
  • Residents also had the opportunity to provide visioning feedback at the Appleby Line Street Festival and the Food for Feedback event. Each event was very well attended.
  • Demolition and asbestos removal work is approximately 95 per cent completed.
  • Structural foundations and backfill completed at the south end and structural steel framing at south facade nearly complete.
  • Interior second floor renovation progressing well with steel framing, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, drywall and insulation being installed.
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Family Day closures

Happy Family Day: What’s open and closed at the City

Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 11:05 AM

Burlington, Ont. — Feb. 13, 2024 — City of Burlington administrative services will be closed for Family Day, on Monday, Feb. 19. A summary of closures is listed below.

More opportunities for recreational activities have been added for Family Day. Visit to view a full listing of programs available.

City Service

Holiday Closure Information

Animal Services

The Animal Shelter at 2424 Industrial St. will be closed to appointments on Monday, Feb. 19.

To report an animal control related emergency on a holiday, please call 905-335-7777.

Burlington Transit

Burlington Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule on Monday, Feb. 19. The Downtown Transit Terminal, at 430 John St., and Specialized Dispatch will be closed.

Online services

City Hall

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Notice of Public Meeting and Recommendation Report for 1120 Cooke Blvd., Burlington

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024 04:13 PM

WND Associates Ltd. has applied, on behalf of Adi Development Group, to amend the Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw for the property at 1120 Cooke Blvd. This property is on the north side of Masonry Court between Waterdown Road and Cooke Boulevard in Ward 1 (file numbers 505-01/22 and 520-01/22).

Description of Proposed Development

The applicant proposes to amend the Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw to permit the development of three tall buildings (Buildings A, B, and C) with at-grade retail within Buildings B and C.

Building A (northwest corner of site) is 34 storeys tall including a twelve-storey podium. Building B (southeast) is 30 storeys tall including a six-storey podium. Building C (southwest) is 32 storeys tall including a six-storey podium. A plaza separates Buildings B and C at the ground level. The proposed buildings would contain a total of 1,165 residential units and 475 m2 of ground-level retail at the corner of Masonry Court and Cooke Boulevard.

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Road Closure for eastbound James Street at Martha

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024 01:47 PM

Update, Feb. 12: Bell Canada has completed the infrastructure repairs, however, the road repairs still need to be completed. As a result, the eastbound lanes of James Street at Martha Street will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bell Canada is doing urgent repairs to communication infrastructure and will be closing eastbound lanes of James Street at Martha Street.

The closure will be Friday, Feb. 9 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. but may be extended if needed.