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Proposed New Downtown Precinct Plan – Statutory Public Meeting

The proposed new Precinct Plan and associated policies for the Downtown Mobility Hub will be presented to Burlington City Council within the proposed new Official Plan at the Planning and Development Committee meeting on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The purpose of the statutory public meeting is to provide the public with the opportunity to provide comments to Council on the proposed new Official Plan.

The meeting details are located on the city’s calendar here.

A link to the proposed new Official Plan and staff report will be posted to this page when it becomes available.

Proposed New Downtown Precinct Plan – Drop-In Open Houses

Following the release of the proposed new Official Plan, the city will hold three drop-in open houses with staff available to provide the public with the opportunity to review and discuss the proposed new Official Plan, as well as the proposed new Precinct Plan and associated policies for the Downtown Mobility Hub. There will be no formal presentation given.

The drop-in open house dates include:

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  
Art Gallery of Burlington, Shoreline Room
1333 Lakeshore Rd.

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017
1 – 3 p.m.
City Hall, Room 247, Level 2
426 Brant St.                                                                                                                  

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Haber Community Centre, Community Room 1 – East
3040 Tim Dobbie Dr.

Following the City Council meeting on Nov. 30, the proposed new Downtown Precinct Plan will be further refined through the development of the Downtown Mobility Hub Area Specific Plan (master plan) that will be delivered to Burlington City Council by June 2018.

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. Got an idea or comment you want to share privately? Please, get in touch:

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