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Waste Warriors 10/26/2015

Chittenden Solid Waste District is a municipality created by the State of Vermont to manage the solid waste generated within Chittenden County. Their primary focus is to use economically and environmentally sound methods to reduce and manage this stream.  Robin Orr, Event Outreach Specialist with CSWD, talks about the new Waste Warrior program, explaining the program and how you can get involved. CSWD is looking for friendly, enthusiastic, volunteer Waste Warriors to help bring our waste reduction mission to life at Chittenden County events.

For more info, tools, and how you can get involved please visit: http://www.cswd.net

Burlington CEDO Show: CEDO Americorps We All Belong Program 10/26/2015

Marcella Gange, CEDO Program Director of the "We All Belong" Americorps Program, along with Chris Brzovic, Americorps Member with Burlington Housing Authority, Anna Stevens, Americorps Member with CVOEO and VCJR, and Jeetan Khadka, Former Americorp Member and curently woking with Spectrum Youth and Family Services, share information and insights into the program. Burlington CEDO Office's monthly show.

Burlington Telecom Advisory Board: Burlington Telecom Advisory Board Meeting 10/22/2015

Learn more with the BTAB about the conditions of the current contracts with Citibank and Bluewater Group and the limitations these contracts place on the upcoming sale.  The advisory board (meetings are normally the 2nd Wednesday of the month) is made up of: David Provost, Joan Shannon, Karen Paul, Clem Nilan, Theresa Alberghini DiPalma, and Tim Halvorson.

Public Service Board Hearing on Comcast Renewal of Certificate of Public Good 10/21/2015

Vermont and Burlington hear from the public about Comcast's renewal of their certificate of public good (CPG) in order to do business in VT until 2027. Comments will continue to be collected until November 1, 2015 via Email to: psb.clerk@vermont.gov, Subject line: PSB Docket #8301, and/or  Mail comments to: Susan Hudson, Clerk of the Board, Vermont Public Service Board, 112 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05620

Secretary of State Jim Condos's "Transparency Tour " 10/21/2015

Secretary of State Jim Condos discusses open meeting and public records laws with Vermonters, part of his 12 location 'Transparency Tour'. The Transparency Tour gives municipal & state officials, local government boards and the general public the opportunity to learn more about laws relating to transparency in all levels of government.

Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission 10/21/2015

The Chittenden County Regional Planning Organization (CCRPC) promotes cooperation among the 19 municipalities of the Chittenden County region.

South Burlington Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing 10/20/2015

The Planning Commission hosts this formal public hearing after holding 3 public input sessins on the 2016 Comprehensive Plan Draft. The hearing will starts with a brief overview of the Plan and is then opened to the community for feedback!

The Planning Commission typically meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month in the City Hall Conference Room, 575 Dorset Street, South Burlington. Meetings begin at 7:00 pm. If you wish to receive an e-mail of each Planning Commission agenda, please email the department at planning@sburl.com and include "Email List: Planning Commission Agendas" in the subject line.

Special Cmte. on the Utilization of Information Technology in Government (2 of 2) 10/15/2015

Created by legislative action during the past session, the Special Committee on the Utilization of Information Technology in Government is comprised of:

John Burton, President of NPI
Tim Kenney, CTO of MyWebGrocer
Mike Schirling, Executive Director of BTV Ignite & retired Burlington Police Chief

The committee has a legislative charge, which is detailed in a document available at:
http://aoa.vermont.gov/it-comittee
The committee is soliciting feedback from the public, businesses, and vendors who have done IT business with the State, and others who have information, suggestions, or informative experiences with IT systems or IT contracts.

To provide feedback, experiences, or ideas to the committee please complete the web form email at: http://aoa.vermont.gov/it-comittee/comments, submit written comments via mail (by 12/15/15) to Special IT Committee, Agency of Administration, 109 State Street, 5th Floor, Montpelier, VT 05609-0201, or attend a meeting. 

This meeting includes reports from Andy Pallito, incoming Commissioner of Finance and Management, Lawrence Miller, Chief of Health Care Reform, and Steve Klein, JFO Chief Fiscal Officer.

Special Committee on the Utilization of Information Technology in Government (1 of 2) 10/15/2015

Created by legislative action during the past session, the Special Committee on the Utilization of Information Technology in Government is comprised of:

John Burton, President of NPI
Tim Kenney, CTO of MyWebGrocer
Mike Schirling, Executive Director of BTV Ignite & retired Burlington Police Chief

The committee has a legislative charge, which is detailed in a document available at:
http://aoa.vermont.gov/it-comittee
The committee is soliciting feedback from the public, businesses, and vendors who have done IT business with the State, and others who have information, suggestions, or informative experiences with IT systems or IT contracts.

To provide feedback, experiences, or ideas to the committee please complete the web form email at: http://aoa.vermont.gov/it-comittee/comments, submit written comments via mail (by 12/15/15) to Special IT Committee, Agency of Administration, 109 State Street, 5th Floor, Montpelier, VT 05609-0201, or attend a meeting. 

This meeting includes reports from Andy Pallito, incoming Commissioner of Finance and Management, Lawrence Miller, Chief of Health Care Reform, and Steve Klein, JFO Chief Fiscal Officer.

ECOS in Action: Regional Active Transportation Plan 10/15/2015

Peter Keating, Senior Transportation Planner with the CCRPC, speaks with Beth Isler, Senior Planner at Toole Design Group, on the Regional Active Transportation Plan. ECOS is a project of the CCRPC.

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