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Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 04:30 PM
Investing in our Community Now and for Future Generations
Burlington City Council approved the 2023 Budget at our meeting earlier today (Feb.14). There is no question this budget presented a challenge to staff, Council, and residents, but it also presented a clear opportunity to make our city better – not just for the next few years, but for future generations.
This budget makes key investments in community centres at the former Robert Bateman school site and new Skyway community centre and arena; as well as in park improvements; active transportation including cycling, walking and transit; coyote response to ensure public safety; more bylaw enforcement to improve quality of life; automated speed cameras to reduce speeding on local roads; and preserving our free Beachway parking pass program for Halton residents.
These investments respond directly to requests from residents about what their priorities are. We recognize these will vary – one person’s ‘need-to-have’ may be another person’s...
Posted on Friday, January 27, 2023 10:53 AM
The Burlington Chamber of Commerce annually holds the State of the City Address as an opportunity for the Mayor of the City of Burlington to set the tone for the year and lay out Council’s priorities and how we plan to achieve them.
This years SOTC was held on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 and the agenda included: