Maggie Leugers, CPRP Recreation Coordinator, Susan Carter, Yvette Mason and Richard Bailey, all Parks and REcreation Staff, share information on 2013 Summer Events of the Burlington Parks and Recreation Department.
15 Anniversary of the Burlington Community Justice Center and the Diversity & Equity Strategic Plan. Lea Terhune, Neighborhood Planning Assembly (NPA) Steering Committee member from Wards 4/7 – Herb Bloomenthal Award for Community Activism
Annie Bourdon, founder and executive director of CarShare Vermont – Peter Clavelle Award for Sustainability
Ken Schatz, founder of the Community Justice Center (CJC) and Chair of the CJC Citizens’ Advisory Committee – newly-created Ken Schatz Award.
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. Wards 4 & 7 meet the third Tuesday of the month. Meeting place: Robert E. Miller Community Center 130 Gosse Court.
The Chittenden County Regional Planning Organization (CCRPC) promotes cooperation among the 19 municipalities of the Chittenden County region. This meeting includes the 2nd Public Hearing for the Draft 2013 Chittenden County ECOS Plan.
The Queen City Police Foundation hosts the 10th Annual Benefit Breakfast at the Hilton Hotel in Burlington. This event, on the heels of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Day, honors the service and sacrifice of Burlington Police Officers, and recognizes an individual from the community with the Antonio B. Pomerleau Medal of Honor award. This award is given to an individual who works closely with the Burlington Police Department and contributes significantly to the overall well being of the greater Burlington community. Annie Ramniceanu of Spectrum Youth & Family Services and Judge Ben Joseph will be presented this year’s award for their partnership in creating the Rapid Referral Program. The Rapid Referral Program directs youth charged in low-level drug and alcohol-related cases to go almost immediately to Spectrum to see a mental health and addiction counselor for clinical evaluation and treatment.
Vermont Access Network (VAN): Education-Join the Conversation: Education Quality Standards 05/16/2013
The Vermont State Board of Education oversees education quality in the State. This fall, they appointed a commission of practitioners to revise the education quality standards, State Board Rule 2100. These rules will guide a new education system, focused on personalized learning, flexible pathways to graduation, and high expectations for all students.
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.
Vermont Department of Corrections holds a third town meeting over Vermont Interactive Technologies, providing an update on the changes to the Community High School of Vermont and taking comments and questions from the public.
The Insight panel sits down with guest Mark Larson, Commissioner of the Department of Vermont Health Access to discuss the future of Vermont Health Care.
11:00 AMDoctors We Know: Vermont
11:20 AMEssex Memorial Day Service
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