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South Service Road closure Sept. 12, 13

Posted on Thursday, September 08, 2022 03:49 PM

The South Service Road (near Appleby Line) between Harvester Road and Century Drive will be temporarily closed for night paving for the following dates:

  • Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 starting at 7 p.m. and will re-open the following morning at 6 a.m.
  • Tuesday Sept. 13, 2022 starting at 7 p.m. and will re-open the following morning at 6 a.m.

Vehicle access will be affected within the South Service Road corridor during this time and will need to be detoured around this road section.

Wicklow Road and Limeric Road intersection closure

Posted on Tuesday, September 06, 2022 03:11 PM

The intersection of Wicklow Road and Limerick Road will be closed for water infrastructure work from 7 a.m. Sept. 8 to 5 p.m. on Sept. 9.

Gordon Avenue Road Closure

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2022 02:33 PM

Gorton Avenue, from Plains Road West to Hendrie Avenue will be closed for storm sewer construction on Sept. 7. Gorton Avenue will be open to local traffic only. Detour will be in place.

Burlington accepting 2023/2024 event applications

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2022 01:00 PM

The City of Burlington is inviting event organizers and groups to plan and apply for 2023-2024 event permits. Applications for 2023 events are requested no later than Sept. 30, 2022 in order to be considered in the annual allocation process.

Event organizers and planning groups are encouraged to bring forward diverse and inclusive events that are fun, thought-provoking and/or stimulate cultural engagement through different perspectives.

Applications are encouraged from:

  • LGBTQ+ groups
  • Indigenous groups
  • Cultural based groups
  • Service clubs
  • Community groups
  • Individuals supporting a common interest or goal

Some events may be eligible for funding from the City through the Arts and Culture Fund.

Arts and Culture Fund

The City of Burlington's Arts and Culture Fund provides grants to local artists, multicultural groups, and arts and cultural organizations to help with projects that:

  • Encourage social connections, enhance quality of life and invest in Burlington’s culture and economy
  • Allow Burlington...

City of Burlington giving away 500 free trees to residents

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2022 09:30 AM

The fall is a good time to plant trees and the City of Burlington is giving away 500 trees to residents. The trees are free, but residents will need to register and select their preferred tree from 10 types of trees.

Types and quantities are limited to first registered, first served. One tree per address.

To register for a tree, visit Registration is open now.

Date: Sept. 24, 2022

Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pick-up time is dependent on species selected

Location: Roads, Parks and Forestry Operations Centre, 3330 Harvester Rd., Burlington

Trees will be between four and seven feet tall. Please ensure you can safely transport the trees. A City staff member will place the tree into your vehicle.

Tree Planting Tips

  1. Ensure the type of tree will fit the space you have available
  2. Contact before you dig to ensure there are no wires, pipes or cables where you will dig
  3. Dig a hole roughly twice the width and depth of the tree’s pot
  4. Remove the...