Unified Manager Pat Scheidel speaks to the current issues facing Essex Town and the Village of Essex Junction, his experience as a leader and what lays ahead for both municipalities.
The Cities of South Burlington and Burlington announce next steps fpr a collaborative planning process with the Chamberlin School neighborhood, Burlington International Airport and other interested parties made possible in part by the award of a Municipal Planning Grant. The collaborative planning process will address issues related to noise abatement and the future use of purchased properties in the greater BTV/Chamberlin School neighborhood.
Participants in the press conference include: Pam Mackenzie, Chair, South Burlington City Council - Miro Weinberger, Mayor, City of Burlington - Lawrence Miller, Secretary, Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development - Colonel Joel Clark, Vermont National Guard - David Young, Superintendent, South Burlington School District - Michele Boomhower, Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission - Representatives of the Vermont Congressional Delegation
Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to encourage citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies help improve communication between the citizens of Burlington and City government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Ward 6 meets the first Thursday of the month. Meeting place: Greek Orthodox Church 600 South Willard Street.
School Board Commissioner and Chair of the Finance Committee Keith Pillsbury, is joined by Superintendent Jeanne Collins and Senior Director of Finance David Larcombe to discuss the FY'15 Budget. For more information visit the district web site: www.bsdvt.org
The Chittenden County Regional Planning Organization (CCRPC) promotes cooperation among the 19 municipalities of the Chittenden County region.
Host Lori Fisher of the Lake Champlain Committee is joined by Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner David Mears to discuss the the new phosphorus plan that is under development by the EPA for the Lake Champlain Basin, referred to as a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL). Comments on the Draft Plan can be submitted by 4:30pm on Friday, January 17, 2014 to:
Kari Dolan, Manager, Ecosystem Restoration Program
Department of Environmental Conservation Watershed Management Division
1 National Life Drive, Main 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3522
All written or electronic comments MUST include your name and organization that you are representing, if applicable, in order to be considered.
Vermont National Guard Media Event Confirming the Basing of F35s at the Burlington Airport 12/03/2013
Vermont National Guard hosts a media event at the 158th Fighter Wing in South Burlington to announce the record of decision by the Air Force for operational basing of the F35A in Burlington, Vermont. Attending and making remarks are: Vermont Adjutant General Stephen Cray, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Governor Peter Shumlin (D-VT), Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger (D), South Burlington City Council Chair, Pam Mackenzie, Winooski Mayor Michael O'Brien. The first F-35A's are scheduled to arrive in 2020.
Nathan Wildfire, Assistant Director of Economic Development at Burlington's Community and Economic Development Office, speaks to the next steps on the Burlington Waterfront, part of the Public Investment Action Plan (PIAP - http://www.burlingtonvt.gov/CEDO/Public-Investment-Action-Plan/ ). Burlington CEDO Office's monthly show.
Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to empower citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies facilitate communication between the citizens of Burlington and city government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward.
Town officials break fround on the Essex Police Facility. The new 18,000 sq. ft. facility was approved by voters in November 2012 and will be located on land purchased from IBM at 145 Maple Street in Essex Junction. Occupancy is expected in August 2014. More information at www.essex.org
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