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Food for Feedback event is back! Free event for residents to share input for a free meal

Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2022 09:30 AM

The City of Burlington will be hosting it’s second Food for Feedback event Saturday, Sept. 17. This event is a great opportunity for residents to come out and share their thoughts on  City projects with City staff. Attendees will receive a free lunch from participating food trucks in exchange for feedback. The Food for Feedback event will take place at Brant Hills Park from 12-3 p.m.

This is a free drop-in event. Residents of all ages are welcome to attend. Younger children can enjoy the Imagination Playground on-site, so family members have more flexibility to share their feedback on City projects important to them.

The input residents provide at Food for Feedback will help the City to continue to improve City services and initiatives.

Date and Location

Residents are encouraged to attend Food for Feedback on:

Saturday, Sept. 17, 12- 3 p.m. at Brant Hills Park, 2300 Duncaster Dr.

In case of inclement weather, the engagement event will move indoors to the Brant Hills Community Centre.

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City of Burlington offering coyote whistles to residents

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 02:05 PM

Burlington, Ont.—Aug. 30, 2022— In light of recent coyote attacks in south central and south east Burlington, the City of Burlington is giving out coyote whistles to help residents ‘haze’ coyotes they may encounter. The whistles are available, first come, first serve at:

  • Service Burlington, Sims Square, 390 Brant St., third floor
  • Nelson Recreation Centre, 4235 New St.
  • Burlington Public Library Branches
    • Aldershot Branch, 550 Plains Rd. E.
    • Alton Branch, 3040 Tim Dobbie Dr.
    • Brant Hills Branch, 2255 Brant St.
    • Central Branch, 2331 New St.
    • Kilbride Branch, 6611 Panton St.
    • New Appleby Branch, 676 Appleby Line
    • Tansley Woods Branch, 1996 Itabashi Way

Consistent hazing will scare off coyotes by re-instilling their fear of humans. Any time you see a coyote in a residential area, use hazing techniques to scare it away, such as:

  • Spraying the coyote with water from a garden hose or a water gun filled with vinegar
  • Throwing small rocks, large sticks, cans or rubber balls near the coyote
  • Using whistles,...

What’s open and closed at the City of Burlington for Labour Day on Sept. 5

Posted on Monday, August 29, 2022 10:30 AM

Burlington, Ont. — Aug.  29, 2022 — City of Burlington administrative services will be closed on Labour Day, Monday, Sept. 5. For a list of which City services and facilities are available on Labour Day, please see the summary below or visit burlington.ca.

City Service

Holiday Closure Information

Animal Services

 

The Animal Shelter at 2424 Industrial St. will be closed to appointments on Monday, Sept. 5.

To report an animal control-related emergency, call 905-335-3030 or visit www.burlington.ca/animal.

Burlington Transit

Burlington Transit will operate a Sunday schedule on Sept. 5. For real-time bus information and schedules visit myride.burlingtontransit.ca.

The downtown terminal at 430 John St. and Specialized Dispatch will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5.

Service Burlington

 

The Service Burlington counter, temporarily located on the third floor at 390 Brant St., south of City Hall, will be closed to all appointments and walk-in service on...

City of Burlington responding to more coyote attacks

Posted on Friday, August 26, 2022 04:58 PM

Burlington, Ont.—Aug. 26, 2022— Another unprovoked coyote attack was reported to the City of Burlington from a woman walking in Central Park around 6:30 a.m. on Aug. 24. She was treated at Joseph Brant Hospital for coyote scratches and released. City staff are also following up with health officials regarding a fifth unconfirmed attack on Mayzel Road, next to Central Park. The City is asking residents to be vigilant in these areas and report coyote sightings using the form at burlington.ca/servicerequest.

Anyone attacked by a coyote is advised to seek immediate medical attention and report the attack to the Halton Region Health Department and to the City of Burlington Animal Services at animalservices@burlington.ca or 905-335-3030.

These attacks are uncharacteristic of coyotes and this cluster of attacks on humans are the first reported in Burlington.

The City of Burlington, with the expertise of a Certified Wildlife Control Professional, is urgently dealing with these most recent attacks...

Outdoor pickleball court changes at Brant Hills and Ireland Parks

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 09:30 AM

The City of Burlington will be adding additional outdoor pickleball lines to two courts in Ireland Park (2315 Headon Forest Dr.) tennis facility, resulting in four pickleball courts available for play at Ireland Park. The City will also be removing the pickleball lines at Brant Hills due to their close location to neighbouring homes to address on-going noise concerns. The courts at Brant Hills will be converted back to tennis-only.

To make these changes, courts at Ireland and Brant Hills Parks will be closed for use from Aug. 29 until Sept. 2, weather permitting. Signs will be posted and gates will be locked until the paint has dried enough for use. If there is a change in the schedule, updates will be posted online and through social media.

Residents wanting to play can still use other outdoor courts, indoor courts, and our book-a-court, as usual.

Outdoor Pickleball Courts

  • Bolus Garden Parkette: two lined courts within the ball hockey area that are open from spring to fall. You must bring...