Neighborhoods

Preservation Burlington: Lost Shul Mural - Preparing for the Move 01/30/2015

Ron Wanamaker leads viewers on a tour of the Chai Adam Synagogue on Burlington's Hyde Street, as preparations are made for the continuing restoration, removal and moving of the historic 1910 mural, representative of traditional Eastern European Jewish art. Aaron Goldberg and Jeff Potash, Lost Shul Mural Project Co-Directors, share insights into the history and efforts towards preservatoin.  Ray O'Conner of Great Northern Construction, shares the physical challenges of preparing this treasure for a move to it's new home on Prospect Street, Ohavi Zedek Synagogue.  more information at: www.lostshulmural.org

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Burlington Ward 4 and Ward 7 NPA Meeting Mayoral Candidate Forum 01/28/2015

Four candidates, Greg Guma, Steve Goodkind, Loyal Ploof and Miro Weinberger, for Burlington Mayor meet at the Ward 4 & 7 neighborhood forum. recorded by CEDO interns for Channel 17.

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/

Burlington Ward 4 and Ward 7 NPA Meeting Part 1 01/28/2015

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/

Burlington Development Review Board 01/20/2015

Information on the Burlington Development Review Board is under the City's Planning and Zoning Office.

Burlington Business Association : Annual Summit - Housing and its Link to BTV's Future Economy 01/14/2015

In Burlington the average household spends 44% of its income on housing costs. The business community reports that the local housing market makes it challenging to recruit employees, retain professionals and grow our economy. The good news, however, is that work is being done to address the issue. Projects are on the table.

This Summit will focus on the "Housing Crisis" with a program that informs its members and motivates them to support change. 

 

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Burlington Ward 1 and Ward 8 NPA Meeting 01/14/2015

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's eight 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. Wards 1 and 8 meet the second Wednesday of the month.

Williston Development Review Board 01/13/2015

The Williston DRB consists of a seven member Board appointed by the Selectboard for staggered three year terms. This Board is responsible for reviewing and approving all proposed development projects. This includes conditional use, variance, site plan, and subdivision approvals. The Board also reviews Certificates of Appropriateness as recommended by the Historical Preservation Committee.  Agenda can be found here:
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Feminist Media Review: Beyond the Nylon Curtain - Author Gerard Colby 01/12/2015

Host Peggy Luhrs speaks with author Gerard Colby on his recent book 'Behind the Nylon Curtain' about the DuPont dynasty. 

Burlington Ward 2 and Ward 3 NPA Meeting 01/08/2015

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. Wards 2 & 3 meet the second Thursday of the month. Meeting place: McClure Multi-Generational Center 241 North Winooski Avenue

Burlington Town Center Public Engagement Kick-Off Meeting 01/08/2015

On December 15th, the City Council unanimously approved a robust plan to engage the public around the redevelopment of the Burlington Town Center mall in the heart of downtown. The City will be using a public-private partnership with the new owner to implement the community goals outlined in the-3-years-in-the-making planBTV. The public process for this redevelopment effort is introduced at this meeting. 

The press release and media coverage of the November 20th announcement of the mall redevelopment process and the planBTV concepts can be found here:

http://www.burlingtonvt.gov/Press/Mayor-Burlington-Town-Center-Owner-Announce-Partnership-to-Comprehensively-Redevelop-Downtow-0

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