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City Current

Brantford Fire Chief Jeff McCormick Announces Retirement
After 30 years in public service, Fire Chief Jeff McCormick will retire from the Brantford Fire Department at the end of August 2016.
Potential Canada Post Disruption
Canada Post is currently in negotiations with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. In the event of a strike, the following contingency plans will take effect.
Plans in Place to Support Social Assistance Recipients Through Any Potential Canada Post Labour Disruption
In the event of a potential Canada Post labour disruption on July 2, the City of Brantford will continue to support social assistance recipients with the implementation of the following contingency plan.
2016 Summer Dog Licensing Program
During the summer months students will be going to residences informing dog owners about the City of Brantford dog licensing requirements.
Culture Days 2016
Free activities across Brantford and area during Culture Days to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of citizens in the arts and cultural life of their community.
Be Cautious of Door to Door Water Treatment Schemes
City of Brantford water meets all provincial safety standards. Be aware of legitimate water testing practices.
Summer Camps 2016
List of summer camps being offered by the City of Brantford Parks and Recreation Department.
2015 Audited Financial Statements
The 2015 Audited Financial Statements have been received by Council and are now available online.
Private Sanitary Sewer Lateral Replacement Grant Program expanded to include residential rental properties.
Save time and book your special event permits online.
Learn about working with the City to host your event.
Permits are required for pools that can hold .5m of water.
If you have an outdoor pool on your property, or plan to install one, there are regulations to follow to make sure everyone is safe.
First Draft of City's Official Plan Released
First Draft of City's Official Plan Released
Update: Class Environmental Assessment Notice May 26, 2016
The City of Brantford has completed a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study for Water Storage within Pressure District #1 (PD#1).
2016 Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Equipment Recycling Dates
List of 2016 Dates April - November
Brantford Boards & Committees Vacancies
The City of Brantford is accepting applications for its a number of legislated boards and committees. Completed application forms must be received by the City Clerk's Department no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.