2014 Walk/Bike Summit 03/29/2014

A lot is being done statewide to make walking and biking in Vermont safer, more visible, respected and fun. MC Chapin Spencer, Director of Burlington Department of Public Works introduces Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger and Alan Cote of Sparta Synergy for opening remarks, then presents a panel ( Sue Minter from VTrans, Rep. Mollie Burke, and Noelle MaKay of VT Department of Economic, Housing & Community Affairs) to discuss local and statewide perspectives.  Later, Keynote Caoline Sampanaro of Transportation Alternatives shares strategies for grassroot campaigns to transform streets and adopt sustainable transportation policy, followed by local success celebrations.   More information:

Burlington Wards 4 & 7 NPA Meeting 03/26/2014

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.

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Chittenden Solid Waste District 03/26/2014

Chittenden Solid Waste District's mission is to provide efficient, economical, and environmentally sound management of solid waste generated by residents and businesses within its member towns and cities of Chittenden County. 

South Burlington Planning Commission 03/25/2014

Agenda includes: Update from Sustainable Agriculture Sub Committee; Panel Discussion on 'Develpment, Economics, and City Center'; Continued Commission work on Draft City Center Form Based Code.

The Planning Commission typically meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month in the City Hall Conference Room, 575 Dorset Street, South Burlington. Meetings begin at 7:00 pm. If you wish to receive an e-mail of each Planning Commission agenda, please email the department at and include "Email List: Planning Commission Agendas" in the subject line. More information at:{84705136-AD14-40F7-97EA-CAABC0E4A8E1}

Burlington CEDO Show: Environmental Sustainability 03/24/2014

 Burlington CEDO Office's monthly show.  Jennifer Green hosts with the topic of Environmental Sustainability.  Her guests in the discussion are: Melanie Needle of the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) and Kathryn Blume of Vermontivate.

Essex Junction Planning Commission 03/20/2014

Work session for the Comprehensive Plan. The five members of the Planning Commission are appointed by the Village Trustees. The commission meets on the first and third Thursday of each month to review development applications, update the Land Development Code and assist in the update of the Comprehensive Plan. 

Winooski Development Review Board 03/20/2014

The five member Development Review Board acts as a quasi-judicial body on proposed development within the City of Winooski.

Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission 03/19/2014

The Chittenden County Regional Planning Organization (CCRPC) promotes cooperation among the 19 municipalities of the Chittenden County region.

Bugged - The Race to Eradicate the Asian Longhorned Beetle 03/18/2014

Alien invaders live hidden among us. The Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) is in the top 100 "world's worst invasive alien species" and could destroy one third of America's trees. For the first time, the ALB infests a city on the edge of a natural forested area. Bugged is a 24-minute documentary that follows scientists, government officials and private citizens who are the front lines in the ALB eradication war. - Director, Emily Driscoll

South Burlington Development Review Board 03/18/2014

The South Burlington Development Review Board meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month.  

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