Neighborhoods

Burlington Ward 6 NPA Meeting 10/02/2014

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. Ward 6 meets the first Thursday of the month. Meeting place: Greek Orthodox Church 600 South Willard Street.

Burlington's Little Italy - Project Memories 10/02/2014

Burlington's Little Italy - Project Memories.  Guests share their stories and the Vermont Italian Club previews the upcoming events commemorating Burlington's Italian heritage and history.

 

http://www.vermontitalianclub.org/

Burlington School Commissioners: Burlington School District Superintendent Search 10/02/2014

Boar Chair Patrick Halladay speaks with Executive Director of Partnership for Change, Hal Colston on the district's search for a new superintendent. For more information visit the district web site:  www.bsdvt.org

Vermont Affordable Housing Show: 2014 Vermont Statewide Housing Conference Preview 10/01/2014

Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator of the Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition hosts Maura Collins, Director of Policy and Administration with VHFA on a preview of events for the 2014 Vermont Statewide Housing Conference, November 19th, 2014.  More information on the conference at: www.vhfa.org/conference/   www.vtaffordablehousing.org 

F-35 Update 09/30/2014

Rosanne Greco, Jimmy Leas and Attorney Jim Dumont share the status of local opposition to siting the F-35 aircraft at the Burlington International Airport.

Burlington Wards 4 & 7 NPA Meeting 09/24/2014

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.

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

Williston Development Review Board 09/23/2014

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:
http://www.town.williston.vt.us/

Burlington Development Review Board 09/16/2014

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

Positively Vermont: Humane Society of Chittenden County 09/15/2014

Host Dennis McMahon speaks Claire Giroux-Williams, Director of Development and Communications with the Humane Society of Chittenden County.  www.chittendenhumane.org

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Channel 17 Welcomes New Trustee for Winooski, Michele Palardy

It would be great to get more people involved in voting. I’ve stood at the senior center on voting day and I wish voter turnout was bigger. Maybe the media could help spur that on more? Community media could be used for getting important topics out there to the people of Winooski. A lot of things that people don’t know - They don’t know there is a community center, that there is a group against the F35s, general information about the city. Until the F35 issue came up, I paid my taxes, loved Winooski, but wasn’t involved. Now that I’ve gotten involved, I’ve met people and I have made real connections.

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