Committee and Council Meetings
Agendas, minutes and videos on standing committee and council meetings in November and December, as well as agendas and reports for upcoming meetings, are available online.
Improved Storm Resilience for Residential Dwellings and Public Infrastructure
Since August 4th, 2014, when Burlington was subjected to a deluge of 191 millimetres of rain in a single day, the City of Burlington and Halton Region have moved forward on plans to better protect ourselves both as homeowners and managers of the municipal infrastructure.
In previous newsletters, I have reported on measures taken by the City of Burlington and Halton Region to upgrade rainwater drainage and run-off through better maintenance, upgrades and new construction. Meanwhile, we have been engaged in dialogue with the insurance industry and other levels of government on the need for overland flood insurance to protect homeowners against financial losses from such catastrophes. Continue reading