About the Blog

Welcome to my Blog

This is a forum for open dialogue and communication with the people of Burlington.

I look forward to engaging with you through this blog and other forums to generate discussion on issues, to share information, and to open a positive, constructive dialogue about the City of Burlington.

A few things about my blog:
  • Please note  that comments will be moderated to filter spam and language.
  • Comments posted on the blog will not become part of an official public record. The purpose is to get your feedback and discuss issues. If you have input that you would like to be part of official City or Burlington records, or to be addressed to Burlington City Council, please email me at mayor@burlington.ca
  • I am committed to posting regular, timely content for discussion but if you have an immediate concern or emergency, please call the proper authorities or City Hall at 905-335-7600 or Information Halton at 311
  • I am the primary author of the blog, but my staff will help moderate and update information.

I ask you to use ‘netiquette’ and respectful language so that we may have an open and respectful conversation about the questions and issues facing the City of Burlington

Recent Posts

Spring Cleaning with BurlingtonGreen

 

April 23, 2014

Burlington Clean UpBurlington Spring clean up

Spring clean up has begun and there is much activity taking place around Burlington with street sweeping, sod repairs, and litter clean up. Halton Region is continuing to pick up brush and debris from this winter’s ice storm through the end of May.

Coming this weekend is the BurlingtonGreen annual Clean Up Green Up. Please join in with your friends, family, school and neighbours to help break last year’s record of 13,500 participants.

Green Up

Burlington Clean Up

Planting trees at Beachway Park at last year’s Clean Up Green Up

In addition to the city wide clean ups taking place April 21 to April 26, BurlingtonGreen will also have 100 volunteers over at Beachway Park picking up litter along the shoreline and “Greening Up” by removing invasive non-native plants and planting native grasses, shrubs and trees in an effort to continue to work to restore the fragile ecosystem there.

New this year, a second Green Up event again at Beachway on May 31 to continue the work. Both of these Green Up projects are thanks to the Province of Ontario’s Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund.

Join in and sign up for this year’s city-wide clean up.

Thank you to BurlingtonGreen for this annual initiative and encourage residents to join in.

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