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All Candidates Debate – Ward 2, Lions Club

You're invited! All candidates debate Oct. 1 The Burlington Lions Club is hosting an all candidates debate Wed. Oct. 1, 7pm at the Lions Club at Pearl and James (471 Pearl St). Candidates for Regional Chair, Mayor, and Ward 2 Councillor will be on hand to talk about their platform, why they are running, and answer written questions from the floor, chosen by the moderator. Candidates for school board trustee will be on hand with information tables, but will not participate in the debate....

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29 September
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VIDEO: Respecting neighbourhood character: a lesson from the Ghent Development

The townhouse development on Ghent Street is a case study for why we need to improve intensification planning in Burlington. Dave Meyers from Deyncourt describes how residents are not opposed to development, and yet this new development is "overpowering" for the existing older neighbourhood. It's so dense, the whole area had to be elevated 5 feet to allow sewer hookups....

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29 September
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Burlington Culture Days

Culture Days Sept 26-28 Time: Kickoff, Fri. Sept. 26, 7:30pm Location: Civic Square, Downtown Burlington Details: Join the excitement at Civic Square as we kick off the Culture Days weekend with a video by Burlington’s cultural community about culture in the city. The video screening and proclamation of Culture Days will be followed by live music, contemporary dance, and film screenings by Burlington artists. This year’s Culture Days continues on Saturday and Sunday across the city and is a united effort by many independent Burlington artists, Doors Open Burlington, Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington Performing Art Centre,Burlington Libraries, Burlington Museums, and Tourism Burlington. For a...

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26 September
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Staff Needed for 2014 Election

From: Pitoscia, Danielle Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 02:02 PM To: LIST - City of Burlington Subject: BROADCAST: Staff Needed for 2014 Election Attention Staff: Please volunteer to work the 2014 Municipal Election We are still looking for staff to work Election Day - October 27th, 2014 If you have recently applied, you should have received an email titled BURLINGTON ELECTION WORKER - HIRED – if you have not been notified please let me know. Get involved –The work is important, exciting, satisfying and it pays! For more information on the Election, positions available, dates, times, and voting locations please visit the Election page. Danielle Pitoscia Manager of Committee and...

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24 September
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Public meeting on 4-unit development at 2267 Lakeshore Sept. 29

Statutory Public Meeting, Sept. 29, 6:30, City Hall [caption id="attachment_4644" align="alignright" width="300"] Site plan of revised 4-home proposal.[/caption] City staff have prepared an information report regarding an application to rezone 2267 Lakeshore Road to permit the development of four single family homes. The site currently has a one single family home. The current zoning, R3.2, permits single detached dwelling, with an accessory dwelling unit. The proposal has been modified from the original plan for five homes. The four home proposal includes increased side and backyard setbacks and greenspace; and visitor parking/asphalt has been eliminated. The driveway has been relocated to preserve a large city...

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24 September

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