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Tyandaga Golf Course opening Saturday, April 13

Posted on Friday, April 05, 2024 01:30 PM

The City of Burlington’s Tyandaga Golf Course will open for the 2024 season on Saturday, April 13. Members and non-members are welcome to play.

Tyandaga Golf Course will begin taking tee time bookings online April 6 at 9 a.m. for April 13. Members can book 14 days in advance; non-members can book up to seven days in advance. Tee times can be booked by calling the Pro Shop at 905-336-0005, ext. 2, or booked online at tyandagagolf.com. In-person tee times can be made starting April 13 at 8 a.m.

For any questions regarding opening and the course, please email tyandaga@burlington.ca or call 905-336-0005.

Course Improvements

The weather has been favourable in March and improvements to the Tyandaga Golf Course grounds are underway. Parking lots are being repaved, a new cart pen is being built, new garden areas are being designed and clubhouse accessibility improvements are being made. 

Inside the clubhouse, visitors will be pleased to see updates to the three main bathrooms.

It is important to note...

Notice of Passing of Heritage Designation By-Law No. 11-2024 – 524 Brant St.

Posted on Friday, April 05, 2024 11:05 AM

In the matter of the Ontario Heritage Act R.S.O. 1990, Chapter O.18 and in the matter of the lands in the City of Burlington known municipally as 524 Brant St., PLAN 111 PT LOT 2 SAVE AND EXCEPT RP 20R11848 PART 1, City of Burlington, Regional Municipality of Halton. 

City of Burlington Council passed By-law No. 11-2024 on March 19, 2024, which designates the property known municipally as 524 Brant St., under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.O.18, as amended, as a property of cultural heritage value or interest. 

The City Clerk did not receive an objection to the Notice of Intention to Designate the property. 

To Appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT): 

To appeal the Designation Bylaw for the Property, file a Notice of Appeal with the City Clerk, Office of the City Clerk, Burlington City Hall, 426 Brant St., Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6, clerks@burlington.ca, within 30 days after the date this notice is published in the newspaper. 

A Notice of Appeal must: 

(1)       Set...

Rooftop solar panels

City of Burlington offering a grant for solar panel building permits

Posted on Thursday, April 04, 2024 11:30 AM

In an effort to encourage the installation of residential solar panels, the City of Burlington is now offering grants for the building permit fee for residential solar panels installed on rooftops for the remainder of 2024. This would be a savings of $594.

The solar incentive program is a pilot project designed to remove a potential barrier for installation of solar panels, supports the transition to electrification away from the use of fossil fuels, resulting in a lower carbon footprint. Solar panels can help offset electricity bills, particularly through the net metering program and is a renewable energy source, which is a key program area in the City’s Climate Action Plan.

To apply for a permit, visit burlington.ca/building.

If you are interested in pursuing solar panels for your home or building, make sure to do your research:

  • Speak to reputable contractors who have experience and have a good understanding of power connection requirements.
  • Consider how many years you have left in your...

Angela Coughlan Warming Pool Closed

Posted on Wednesday, April 03, 2024 10:23 AM

Update, April 3, 2024

The warming pool has been repaired and is open for regularly scheduled use.

The warming pool at Angela Coughlan Pool is temporarily closed for an unplanned maintenance issue. We apologize for the inconvenience. For a list of other swimming opportunities, visit burlington.ca/swimming.

Samantha Yew City of Burlington City Clerk

Samantha Yew appointed as City of Burlington’s new City Clerk

Posted on Tuesday, April 02, 2024 12:02 PM

Burlington, Ont. – April 2, 2024— The City of Burlington is announcing the appointment of Samantha Yew as its new City Clerk. Her appointment began on March 25, 2024. 

Ms. Yew has served as the Manager of Committee Services and Deputy Clerk since joining the City in 2022. In December 2023, she assumed the role of Acting City Clerk. 

Ms. Yew is an accomplished public servant with more than 10 years of experience in municipal government. Prior to joining Burlington, Ms. Yew worked as the Deputy Clerk for the Town of Aurora managing the Council secretariat division. 

During her tenure with the City, Ms. Yew helped lead the successful delivery of the 2022 Burlington Municipal Election and the recruitment of members to the City’s more than 10 advisory and standing committees, including the new Pipeline to Permit standing committee. As Manager of Committee Services, she oversaw the administration of all City standing and advisory committee meetings, and worked to develop a new civic recognition...