Environment, Infrastructure and Community Services Committee Meeting

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Council Chambers - members participating remotely

Due to COVID-19 this meeting will be conducted as a virtual meeting. Only the chair of the meeting, along with a clerk and audio/visual technician, will be in council chambers, with all other staff, members of council and delegations participating in the meeting by calling in remotely. The meeting will be live webcasted, as usual, and archived on the city website.

Requests to delegate to this virtual meeting can be made by completing the online delegation registration form at www.burlington.ca/delegate or by submitting a written request by email to the Office of the City Clerk at clerks@burlington.ca by noon the day before the meeting is to be held.

It is recommended that delegates include their intended remarks, which will be circulated to all members of the standing committee in advance, as a backup to any disruptions in technology issues that may occur. 

You should be aware that your notes are MADE PUBLIC. They are distributed to members of the standing committee and to meeting attendees, as well as being attached to the minutes posted on the city’s website.

If you do not wish to delegate, but would like to submit feedback, please email your comments to clerks@burlington.ca. Your comments will be circulated to committee members in advance of the meeting and will be attached to the minutes, forming part of the public record.

Reports of a routine nature, which are not expected to require discussion and/or debate.  Staff may not be in attendance to respond to queries on items contained in the Consent Agenda.

  • Approve the request by the applicant to remove four (4) City-owned trees in order to proceed with the proposed Plan of Subdivision application File No. 520-06/18 as outlined in roads, parks & forestry department report RPF-04-21; and

    Instruct the applicant, Zeeshan Jafri, Modeno Homes, to provide compensation for the City-owned tree removals by providing cash-in-lieu of replacement totaling $2,000.00. The funds will provide for new tree plantings elsewhere in the City which includes care and maintenance for the first two (2) years; and

    Direct that a tree permit be obtained for the removals and the associated development related permit fee of $680.00 plus HST; and

    Direct that all associated costs with respect to the removal of the trees (including stump removal) will be the responsibility of the applicant. The contractor hired to remove the trees will require approval by the Manager of Urban Forestry or designate.

  • Receive and file environment, infrastructure and community services report EICS-03-21 regarding Burlington’s upcoming Climate Adaptation Plan.

  • Receive and file environment, infrastructure and community services report EICS-05-21 providing One Window service counter and long-term design concepts and schedule for the 1st floor City Hall renovations.

Confidential reports may require a closed meeting in accordance with the Municipal Act, 2001. Meeting attendees may be required to leave during  the discussion.