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City Current

City of Brantford takes first place in municipal floral art competition
City of Brantford takes first place in municipal floral art competition
City Announces Launch of Open Data Initiative
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.
Further Water Conservation Urged Throughout Grand River Watershed
As the hot, dry summer continues, the push for stronger water conservation measures has now been expanded to take in the entire Grand River watershed.
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.
Kiwanis Field Running Track open to the Public Monday - Friday 8 am – 12 noon
Brantford celebrates the official opening of the new state-of-the-art Kiwanis Field outdoor athletic facility.
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.
Private Sanitary Sewer Lateral Replacement Grant Program expanded to include residential rental properties.
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
The Grand River Conservation Authority has declared a Level 2 drought advisory.
It takes a community to conserve. Learn how to help the community conserve our water supply.
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.