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.
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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.
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/
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.
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.
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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