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17 July 2021 - The Town of Oakville releases Step 3 re-opening schedule. Step 3 permits outdoor social gatherings and organized public events with up to 100 people, with some exceptions, and indoor social gatherings and organized public events with up to 25 people. Click here for the latest COVID-19 information
3 June 2021 - Between April and October, be sure to check out the resident colony of swifts in the old OTHS located next to the community centre. The inspiration behind the art installation ‘Ravenous Appetite and Boundless Energy’ that can be found in new Oakville Community Centre
21 April 2021 - Update from Mayor Burton - there was a pre-consultation but no application has been received. Staff cautioned the Developer they were offside and we are currently waiting for their response. Blog history
25 April 2021 - The Former Hospital Site Project is about working with community partners to create a vibrant new community centre, neighbourhood park, residential area and seniors-oriented housing district to meet the needs of Oakville residents. Blog history
21 April 2021 - Plans for the repurposing old OT High School as the permanent home of the Oakville Galleries' renowned art collection are languishing. Blog history.
9 July 2021 - The fight to save Glen Abbey golf course from development has been won. Blog history
30 June 2021 - A virtual public meeting was held this evening to review the transportation and functional layout of Midtown Oakville. Click thru the blog history for a copy of the presentation Blog history
6 July 2021 - Town engineers have completed an Environmental Assessment for proposed reconstruction of Lakeshore Rd W between Mississaga St and Dorval Dr. The proposals are controversial because of their magnitude and the required removal of 60 mature trees. TCRA delegated in opposition to the proposals at a special Council Meeting on the subject Blog History
27 May 2021 - Due to the current pandemic, speed surveys were postponed. Staff will report back to Council with the study results in the first quarter of 2021 Blog Post
5 March 2021 - The controversial development proposal to build 35 three-storey dwellings in the space currently occupied by Cudmore’s Garden Centre in Bronte is moving forward. Blog history
3 April 2021. As part of the Regional Official Plan Review, currently underway, planners are struggling with how to limit further urban sprawl within Halton. A Wickipedia summary of the issues can be found here. The Halton Environmental Network held a webinar on the subject on March 29. Three local experts discuss experience in Ontario.