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Burlington budgeting ran flawlessly
Councillor Jack Dennison is probably the sharpest mind on council-a quick study. The budget also made extra funds for 'shave-and-pave' upgrading roads, saving $3 long-term for every $1 spent now a high priority. Transit improvements were also supported, with an 8 percent fare increase effective May 1.

This is a responsible budget, and the debate was mainly constructive. Could the tax increase be lower? Sure, but what services do you want to cut? Overall, well done.
Joan Little
TheSpec.com
Burlington councillor lauded for quick responses
Re: Shape report irks Burlington Councillors (May 4)

"This desk may not be 24/7 but it is darn close to it and that is what you have to do to make the job work" Burlington councillor Jack Dennison said.

Over the past years, I have emailed Dennison several times over my concerns, whether they be our aging hospital or the direction our current mayor is taking the city.

I have always received a reply within the same day regardless of what day of the week it is.

I have not always agreed with the response but I greatly appreciated the personal attention to my concerns from Dennison.
John McCarney
The Hamilton Spectator
Regional Councillors are making the grade
Jack Dennison, Grade A (3 A's only out of 24 councillors)
A successful businessman. Dennison has tried to apply some of the same hard-nosed, pragmatic philosophy of business to his work on regional council. The pit bull of budget time.

Dennison often gets soft-pedaled answers, misdirected advice and even guff from fellow councillors, who are sometimes more concerned with the length of time they spend at council meetings rather than the quality of the job they are doing.

To his credit, Dennison acts like a taxpayer. He wants to know where every penny is spent and for what reason.
Burlington Post

 

The Save the General Brock Parklands Committee would like to state our appreciation to Councillor Jack Dennison for his participation, support and commitment in our efforts to save the valued parklands at General Brock from being lost forever to development.

Ken Woodruff, Chair
Ken Woodruff, Chair
We are delighted to be invited to offer our endorsement to re-elect Jack Dennison to another term on City and Regional Council.

For the past 20 years there has been no stronger and more effective advocate for fiscal responsibility than Jack. He is always easily accessible and most thoughtful in his deliberations.

We urge you to re-elect Jack on October 27th

Respectfully,
Dave and Sharon Coons
Dave and Sharon Coons
We have known Jack for 24 years and there is no stronger advocate for his constituents and for fiscal responsibility than Jack. His business ethics are exceptional.

As a city/regional councilor for the City of Burlington for 19 years I had the pleasure of working with Jack Dennison on council for my last three years.

With council of seven and the change of at least two, it is very important that Jack be re-elected to continue the stability of Burlington representation at Regional Council.

Sincerely,
Bob and Edith Brechin
Bob & Edith Brechin, Resident
Dear Councillor Dennison,

Thank you so much for your time in this matter! The new curbs were put in this week at the corner of Palmer and Bentworth, and they look wonderful! Not only that, they make pushing my stroller so much easier , it's like a dream come true.

I think my mom is planning to write a thank-you note to the city as well, but I wanted to add my thanks. It's very comforting to know that our councilor is - well, a real person who's really looking out for his constituents! I know your mail to Mr. Vuk really got the ball rolling in this matter.

Have a great fall! We're really enjoying the nice weather, and the great facilities here- we're out at the swings almost every day with our little fella, and we went to Ribfest yesterday! Yummy.

Anyway, thanks again for your time and effort in this matter.

Sincerely,
Jeff and Rosanne Kendall
Jeff and Rosanne Kendall

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