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Your input needed on city’s festivals & events, March 29 meeting

Burlington EventsDate: Tues., March 29, 2016
Time: 6:30 – 9 p.m.
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens Auditorium B, 680 Plains Rd. E.

City staff is hosting a party on March 29 to gather input from residents on a strategy that will help guide the delivery of festivals and events in the community.

Residents will have an opportunity to provide feedback about your past experiences with festivals and events and what you’d like to see in the future. This information will help city staff create guidelines about how and where events are hosted in Burlington in the future.

Among the questions the city will be looking for input on are:

  • What type of events would you like to see held in the city?
  • How many events would you like to see held in the city each year?
  • In what areas of the city should events be held?
  • Should the City of Burlington help to fund events and festivals?

RSVP by Mar. 22:

Call: 905-335-7600, ext. 7654

All registered attendees will be entered for a chance to win two tickets to see the Burlington Teen Tour Band play at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre on April 10, 2016 or one of four $25.00 gift cards for Parks and Recreation programs.

Take the Survey:

If you can’t attend the Mar. 29 meeting, visit for more information and to submit feedback through an online survey.


Written by Marianne Meed Ward

A Better Burlington began in 2006 after my neighbours said they felt left out of city decisions, learning about them only after they’d been made.

As journalist for 22 years, I thought “I can do something about that” and a website and newsletter were born. They’ve taken various forms and names over the years, but the intent remains: To let you know what’s happening at City Hall before decisions are made, so you can influence outcomes for A Better Burlington.

The best decisions are made when elected representatives tap the wisdom of our community members, and welcome many different perspectives.This site allows residents to comment and debate with each other; our Commenting Guidelines established in 2016 aim to keep debate respectful.

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