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City Current

City to hold Transit Open House Wednesday January 25th to share initial improvement plans
the City of Brantford is on a mission to improve our transit service to meet the City’s future growth.
2017 Family Fun Day
Lots of fun things to do in Brantford on Family Day Monday, February 20, 2017.
The City of Brantford Appoints New Fire Chief
The City of Brantford Appoints New Fire Chief
County of Brant Mayor Ron Eddy and City of Brantford Mayor Chris Friel Deliver Joint Announcement Regarding Boundary Adjustment
On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, City of Brantford Mayor Chris Friel and County of Brant Mayor Ron Eddy announced that the “Boundary Restructuring Order” has been officially signed by The Honourable Bill Mauro, Minster of Municipal Affairs.
Neighbourhood Hubs Annual Report reveals achievements
The City launches the Neighbourhood Hub pilot program accompanied by an inspirational video showing how the Hubs have made a impactful difference in our community.
Public Encouraged to Attend 2017 Municipal Budget Meetings
Consistent with the City’s mandate to engage the public in the budget process, this year the City encouraged the community to participate in an online 2017 Budget Priorities public survey between November 1 and November 22, 2016.
City’s Open Data Initiative endorsing the principles of open and accessible data
The City of Brantford shares the same commitment to creating a more open and transparent government for our citizens and recognizes that an Open Data Portal is the next step to information sharing with our community.
Private Sanitary Sewer Lateral Replacement Grant Program expanded to include residential rental properties.
Applications Open for Community Cultural Investment Program (CCIP)
The CCIP is a grant program funded by the City of Brantford, with the goals of providing operating assistance to not-for-profit organizations in arts, culture, and heritage in Brantford. Applications are due in December.
Buddy Program: Youth 12+ are able to earn some extra money while helping a senior.
Learn more about the program and how to get involved. Become a buddy today!
Clearing Snow from Sidewalks & Crosswalks
The City of Brantford Municipal Code Article 8, Sections 614.8.1 and 614.8.3, require that sidewalks be cleared of snow and ice by the owner within 24 hours of every snowfall.
Snow: Routes, Plowing & Salting Procedures
What are City procedures for clearing snow.
Holiday Curbside and Christmas Tree Collection Schedule
Volunteers for Public Service
The Council of the Corporation of the City of Brantford is seeking Directors to serve on Brantford Power Inc. and Brantford Group of Companies Board.
Water Service Connection Online Permit Application
Council has approved the Water Service Connection By-law to enhance the City’s ability to provide safe, reliable and economical water services while maintaining and improving on the customer service provided to the residents.