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Marianne Meed Ward

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Please check out the articles covering issues that you’ve told me matter to you. I value your feedback on them as it informs the decisions I make. If you want to let me or others know about concerns or events in your neighbourhood, please get in touch.

email:  marianne.meedward@burlington.ca
phone: 905-335-7600 ext. 7588

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    When council voted down my motion to defer adoption of the proposed new Official Plan until after the municipal election, I tabled 11 additional motions to make the plan better, of which 6 passed, along with 5 motions by others. The motions were presented during deliberations at the Planning & Development Committee of council Jan. […] More
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    This just in: The Ontario Municipal Board has just released its decision on the ADI proposal at Martha and Lakeshore, and has allowed 26 storeys. Staff and council did not support the proposal. The hearing concluded in July. This is a devastating decision for the downtown. You can read the decision here: OMB Adi Martha-Lakeshore PL150274-FEB-13-2018 […] More
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    Less than 3 months after council approved the 23 storey tower opposite Burlington’s city hall, we now have 24 storey application on the opposite corner. The purpose of the application is to amend the Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw to permit a 24 storey building, including 23 stories of residential and a one storey roof […] More
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    The January 2018 issue of the Burlington Dispatch from the Halton Regional Police Service is out, with tips on crime prevention for seniors, how to avoid auto theft, travel tips, and traffic and crime statistics by Ward. Some highlights for Ward 2 are below. The complete report is here: Dispatch – January 2018 Traffic Information During […] More
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    Burlington’s revised new Official Plan (February 2018) has now been released and is available online here: Official Plan Feb. 2018. The revised Official Plan contains additions, deletions and modifications to the proposed version that was released in November 2017.  Feedback received from agencies, stakeholders and the public at the Nov. 30 Statutory Public Meeting and Jan. 23 Public […] More
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    On February 22, 2018, Investors Group Financial Services will be hosting “Ladies Evening Out”. Enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres and shop local while supporting our amazing women in business. Please bring with you, a non-perishable food item or a brand new article of women’s clothing to donate to the Halton Women’s Place shelter. Date: Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 Time: […] More
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    City council has approved the purchase of 390 Brant St., known as Sims Square, for $17.5 million. The building will maintain the existing tenants and ensure the space continues to be available for future employment generation in the downtown. As such the property will be operated as a self-sustaining commercial property whereby all income generated […] More
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    City Hall has just received an application for a 24-storey building at the South East corner of Brant & James, encompassing the Elizabeth Interiors site up to Kelly’s Bake Shoppe and East to John St. The proposal calls for incorporating the Bake Shoppe building, as well as the Albert L. Schmid Jeweller, Watch and Clockmaker […] More
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    Does the city clear all roads at once? No. Primary and secondary roads are plowed first to ensure that emergency service vehicles can move easily throughout the city. Each road in the city is classified as either a primary, secondary or residential road. Primary roads such as Brant, Fairview and New Street are plowed first, […] More
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    The Halton Autism Job Club is offering free admission to the premiere of Everyday Heroes, an original and inspiring documentary by spectrum filmmaker Colin Baxter. Meet six of these “everyday heroes” in this short film that highlights the challenges and successes of young adults on the spectrum on their unique journeys to employment. DATE | […] More