Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee – August 2016 Meeting

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Mayor Rick Goldring’s Millennial Advisory Committee meets on Thursday, Aug. 11 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Burlington Seniors’ Centre, 2285 New St.

The August meeting begins with a presentation by Mary Lou Tanner, Director of Planning and Building, and a team of her staff with the City of Burlington. She will share information on the city’s plan for growth in key areas, with a particular focus on housing options for millennials. Questions and group discussion will follow.

Emily Beijes, Recreation Programmer for Canada 150 with the City of Burlington, will next ask the committee for their feedback through a roundtable discussion on a draft proposal focused on fostering opportunities for young people as part of the Ontario 150 Partnership Grant program.

The remainder of the meeting will feature ongoing discussion on upcoming meetings and initiatives for the committee.

Read the July update by committee’s co-chairs, Chris Ritsma and Mark McGuire.

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The Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee was created to develop initiatives and provide input on how to keep and attract residents aged 18 to 35 in Burlington. It will also concentrate on creating opportunities to engage millennials with their community.

All meetings are open to the public, especially millennial-aged residents.

For more information about the committee, contact the Office of the Mayor at

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