Planning staff are recommending what amounts to a deadline extension in the wake of zoning approvals lapsing on the medical centre/parking structure/condo complex
Posts by Marianne Meed Ward:
The Waterfront Citizen’s Advisory Committee has recommended that the city explore a future commercial use for the old pump house on the beach strip, for example a coffee house or pub.
I’m supportive of allowing residents to remain along the beach strip. The private homes do not impede public access to the waterfront or the trails along Beachway Park. Residents also add eyes on the street to the area, which adds safety and vibrancy to the beach.
Council voted to shift an additional percent of gas tax funding from transit to roads. Council amended the federal gas tax split from 70% roads and 30% transit, to 80% roads and 20% transit. This provides an additional $500,000 for roadways resurfacing infrastructure.
We want a vibrant downtown, rich with activities and amenities, but vibrant neighbourhoods must also be livable. The goal is to strike a balance. Residents expect and even welcome a certain amount of noise and activity downtown. Do we have the right balance? Let me know what you think.
Images of Burlington’s city hall, Burlington performing arts centre, discovery landing, team Burlington buildings, bus terminal
Greenberg affirms importance of community engagement in development, sticking to Official Plan, and more
Ken Greenberg in Burlington tonight shares thoughts on development, height, waterfront, heritage, community collaboration and more. Great presentation and q & a. Affirms what many residents have been saying for some time.
After viewing two proposed designs for Elgin Park at a recent public meeting, residents overwhelmingly supported this concept plan, so staff are moving ahead with this one
Includes photos of Brant Street, Lakeshore and surrounding streets, shops, restaurants, and interesting features