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Learn about Burlington’s history in February during Heritage Month

Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2018 04:00 AM

February is Heritage Month and residents are invited to learn more about the events and issues that have led us to modern-day Burlington by attending some of the many great and informative sessions planned throughout the month.

Topics include Black history, First Nations, Freeman Station, movies, panel discussions and more. The full calendar listing is at bpl.on.ca and on burlington.ca/calendar.

A kick-off event is planned for Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. All are welcome to attend.

Date:               Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018
Time:               1 to 3 p.m.
Location:         St. Luke’s Anglican Church, Parish Hall, 1382 Ontario St.

1 p.m. - Talk and tour of the historic church

2 p.m. - Official opening ceremony. Begins with a ceremonial welcome by Elder Garry Sault of the Mississauga’s of the New Credit First Nation, greetings and proclamation...

Public Art Master Plan

City of Burlington seeking input on Public Art Master Plan

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018 05:00 AM

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a public art master plan review should be worth millions. The City of Burlington is looking to gather feedback into the Public Art Master Plan.

Residents are invited to provide feedback through a standard online survey and through a mapping tool to show where they would like to see public art, or attend one of the public drop-in sessions. The online tools can be found at burlingtonpublicart.com/master-plan-review and will be open until Feb. 2, 2018.

Drop-in Public Engagement Sessions

Date:               Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018
Time:               10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location:          Tansley Woods Community Centre, 1996 Itabashi Way

Date:               Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018
Time:              ...

winter control update Janurary 13th

Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2018 04:00 AM

today all units will be sanding the locals.

Burlington Arts and Culture Fund launches, hosts information session

Posted on Monday, January 08, 2018 10:30 AM

The City of Burlington is launching the Burlington Arts and Culture Fund (BACF), an annual program that provides grants to local artists, multicultural groups and arts and culture organizations to foster creativity and enrich how Burlington residents experience and engage with arts and culture.

Applications will be accepted until Feb. 28, 2018 and will fund projects from April 2018 to April 2019. Successful grant applicants will be announced at the end of March 2018.

To be eligible for BACF funding, applicants must be located in Burlington and must be:

  • An incorporated non-profit arts and culture organization, or;
  • A charitable arts and culture organization, an individual artist, an arts and cultural collective or a multicultural group.

Grants will be evaluated in part by a peer assessment jury for artistic merit and by city staff for program merit and strategic initiative, citywide and community impact and economic impact. A committee of local arts and cultural professionals and the Arts...

Burlington's proposed new Official Plan

Next steps identified in the process for Burlington’s proposed new Official Plan

Posted on Thursday, January 04, 2018 10:15 AM

Burlington, Ont. – Jan. 4, 2018— Discussion with Burlington City Council about the city’s proposed new Official Plan, including the proposed new Downtown Precinct Plan, will continue at a series of upcoming committee meetings.

The meeting dates are as follows:

Jan. 8, 2018
1 p.m.
City Hall, Council Chambers, Level 2

 

Topics of discussion:
Sections of the proposed new Official Plan that relate to the rural area, agriculture, natural heritage, greenspace and mineral aggregates.

This meeting serves as continuation to the Nov. 30, 2017 Planning and Development Committee meeting.

The public is welcome to attend the meeting or watch a live webcast. The meeting will not include further delegations.

 

Jan. 16, 2018
1 and 6:30 p.m.
City Hall, Council Chambers, Level 2

Topics of discussion:
Employment policies, employment conversions and the mixed use intensification area policies.

This meeting serves as continuation to the Nov. 30, 2017 Planning and Development Committee meeting.

The public...