Burlington College Land Meeting 08/11/2015

 A community forum on the former Burlington College land, with a report on information to date, what works on the property and a sketch site framework. The public will hears from the partners, community members and provide additional feedback in a variety of formats.   More info:

Vermont Affordable Housing Show: Affordable Assisted Living 08/05/2015

Hosting this month's show is Ted Wimpey, VAHC Chair and Director of the CVOEO Fair Housing Project. Guests for a discussion on 'Affordable Assisted Living' are Kim Fitzgerald, Acting CEO for Cathedral Square Corporation, and Laura Wilson, Director of Cathedral Square Senior Living. You can contact Erhard at  802.660-9484

More information on the topic: Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition --     Cathedral Square Corporation --

CVOEO – Fair Housing Project --    Thriving Communities Campaign –

Save Open Space - Burlington: Development, Brownfields, Urban Living 08/04/2015

Ibnar Avilix of the South End Alliance and Save Open Space-Burlington, sspeaks with Hazardous Site Manager with the Agency of Natural Resources, Hugo Martinez Cazón on the the 'Leddy Park Pile', Brownfiled clean-up and other develpment issues and impacts.  More info:

Burlington Development Review Board 08/04/2015

Information on the Burlington Development Review Board is under the City's Planning and Zoning Office. See agendas and more info about the DRB here.

UVM stands with Bernie 07/29/2015

It all started in Burlington. Let's bring Bernie to the UVM community and get college students in the conversation even more. A meet and greet in the heart of Burlington's college district. Q&A sessions with light refreshments, in an semi formal setting. For More info visit:

In the World of Winooski: City Update, Winooski Farmers Market and the shift to a Community Parks and Recreation Model 07/28/2015

Winooski City Mayor and host Seth Leonard speaks with Charlotte Roozekrans, Manager of the Winooski Farmers Market. Charlotte will give an update on how the market is progressing in 2015, along with some of the unique and innovative programming for kids that is available.

The Mayor is later joined by Ray Coffee, Winooski Director of Community Services, and Ethan Hausman, Winooski Recreation and Parks Manager. Updating the shift of Winooski's Community Services Department to a Parks and Recreation Model, and what that means for the future of services in the community. For more information:  or Follow on Facebook

Burlington Ward 4 and Ward 7 NPA Meeting 07/22/2015

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.

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Burlington Development Review Board 07/21/2015

Information on the Burlington Development Review Board is under the City's Planning and Zoning Office. See agendas and more info about the DRB here.

Where Do We Go From Here? On The Hiring of Burlington's Police Chief. 07/21/2015

Genevieve Jacobs and Bill Oetjen, both local Burlington residents, host a discussion of the process for hiring Burlington's newly appointed Police Chief, Brandon del Pozo.

Williston Development Review Board 07/14/2015

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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