Health

South Burlington Steering Committee Community Meeting on Marijuana 12/08/2015

The South Burlington School Board and City Council hosts a public forum on the legalization of marijuana as it relates to City and School governance and operations.  A panel with officials from South Burlington and Colorado lead the discussion.

For more information:  www.sburl.com

Gov. Shumlin Press Conference - Opiate Treatment Program 12/01/2015

Gov. Shumlin announces new opiate treatment pilot program.

Burlington Ward 4 and Ward 7 NPA Meeting 11/18/2015

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.

More on Redistricting: http://www.burlingtonvt.gov/CityCouncil/Ward-Redistricting/

Vermont Health Care Innovation Project: Session 2: Integrated Communities Care Management Learning Collaborative 11/17/2015

This learning session is Lauran Hardin, MSN, RN-BC, CNL, Director of Complex Care at Mercy Health in Grand Rapids, MI. Lauran is an inspiring leader with a passion for meeting the needs of people with complex health conditions. Among other honors, she has received an Innovation Grant from Trinity Health, and was awarded the National Clinical Nurse Leader Vanguard award from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing in January 2015. Her presentation, “Preparing to Deliver Integrated Care Management Across Organizations,” will include information on identifying a lead care coordinator, conducting root cause analysis for people with complex needs, convening a cross-organization care team, and conducting care conferences.

The Integrated Communities Care Management Learning Collaborative supports participating communities in implementing promising interventions to improve cross-organizational care management. Throughout the year-long Learning Collaborative, there will be opportunities to share ideas with national experts, community leaders, front-line care management staff, state policymakers, and quality improvement facilitators.

Legislative Report: Lake Champlain 11/16/2015

Burlington Representatives Joey Donovan (D), and Mary Sullivan (D) speak with Lori Fisher, Executive Director of the Lake Champlain Committee on the continuing efforts towards addressing water quality issues in Lake Champlain.  More information on LCC can be found at: http://www.lakechamplaincommittee.org/

North Avenue Task Force Meeting #8 11/10/2015

The North Avenue Task Force leads a public meeting on North Avenue Corridor improvements.  This project is being coordinated through Burlington Public Works and Regional Planning. Agenda and information at: https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/DPW/North-Avenue-Corridor and at the CCRPC website.

The Importance of Creating Livable Communities 11/10/2015

AARP Public Policy Institute Expert, Jana Lynott provides the keynote address for 'Vermont's Livable Communities Solutions Forum'.  AARP has developed a tool (livability index) for planners, citizens and others to determine the 'livability' of communities leading to ways to improve upon weaknesses. For more information visit the AARP Site. 

Chamberlin Neighborhood - Noise Exposure and Mapping Session 11/09/2015

Burlington International Airport public neighborhood meeting to update the community and answer questions about airport based Noise Exposure in the Chamberlin Neighbohood.

Project updates available at: www.sburl.com   www.btv.aero    www.countonitinc.com

Burlington City Council 11/09/2015

The Burlington City Council meets on Mondays, often three times each month at 7pm. Their meetings air live on Channel 317 (Burlington Telecom) and on Channel 17 at the air times listed below.

Citizen Speed Checks - North Avenue Task Foce 11/05/2015

Andrea Todd, volunteer member of the North Avenue task force shares the work of citizen's to track speed patterns as part of the pilot project to test a 'complete street ' implementation on North Avenue. The task force meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.

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