Public meetings: Mount Nemo, Coyotes, Waterfront

Mount Nemo Plateau Heritage Conservation District Study Consultation Meeting (Feb. 17)

Tues., Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m., Conservation Halton, 2596 Britannia Rd.

At its meeting on May 20, 2014, Burlington City Council approved staff report PB-38-14, which recommended that a Heritage Conservation District Study process be initiated for the Mount Nemo Plateau area. The study will look at the lands and properties in the Mount Nemo area to determine if there are significant landscapes which may have been modified by human activities and are valued by a community.

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To RSVP please contact: Leah Smith, Environmental Planner, City of Burlington, 905-335-7600 ext. 7508 or

Coyotes/Feeding Wildlife Public Information Centres (Feb. 25, March 26)

Wed., Feb. 25, 7 p.m., Tansley Woods Community Centre, 1996 Itabashi Way

Thurs., Mar. 26, 7 p.m., Central Arena, 519 Drury Lane

There have been numerous coyote sightings in our city. Join city staff to learn more about coyotes and other wildlife at one of the information meetings.

Your feedback helps us to monitor the location of coyotes in the community. If you see a coyote, you can report it online at or by calling 905-335-3030.

Burlington Waterfront Committee (Feb. 11)

Wed., Feb. 11, 7 p.m., City Hall, Room 309

Wed., Mar. 11, 7 p.m., City Hall, Room 309

The Burlington Waterfront Committee is a volunteer group of citizens from across the City committed to increasing public access and protection of our waterfront. All meetings are open to the public. Visit for additional details.

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