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Chittenden Solid Waste District 10/22/2014

Chittenden Solid Waste District's mission is to provide efficient, economical, and environmentally sound management of solid waste generated by residents and businesses within its member towns and cities of Chittenden County. 

Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission 10/15/2014

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

Visiting Nurses Association: Madison-Deane Initiative featuring Stephen Kiernan 10/15/2014

Visiting Nurses Association: Madison-Deane Initiative featuring Stephen Kiernan, Vermont Journalist, Novelist, National Speaker and Author of "Last Rights: Rescuing the End of Life From the Medical System."

The Madison-Deane Initiative (MDI) is the education arm of the VNA End-of-Life Care services. It was created in 1997 to educate the general public and medical professionals about quality care at the end of life. MDI advocates for the strengthening and coordination of quality end-of-life care through education and communication between related organizations. MDI provides educational programs to the community, answering questions on topics related to quality care at the end of life.

http://www.vnacares.org/health-care-services/end-of-life-care/madison-deane-initiative

Special Steering Committee NPA 10/14/2014

Special Steering Committee NPA regarding the Renovation and Expansion of COTS.

Under the Dome: FY 2016 State Budget Forum 1 10/14/2014

A public forum on the FY 2016 state budget, held over Vermont Interactive Technologies closed-circuit network.  Two open public forums to discuss the State budget process, revenues and expenditures. In accordance with Act 162 Sec E.100.1 of the 2012 session, public participation is required with the “development of budget goals, as well as general prioritization and evaluation of spending and revenue initiatives.”
The discussion will be segmented into two distinct groupings of the areas of state government. On October 14th, the focus will be on all of the non-Agency of Human Services portions of state government. This includes Education, Public Safety, Agriculture, Natural Resources, Commerce and Community Development and Transportation among others. On October 28th, issues related to the Agency of Human Services.  The Forums consist of brief introductory remarks by Secretary of Administration Jeb Spaulding, a short FY 2016 fiscal update by Commissioner Reardon, with the remainder of the time devoted to questions and comments from the attendees.

Wards 2 & 3 NPA Meeting Part 2 10/09/2014

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

Wards 2 & 3 NPA Meeting Part 1 10/09/2014

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

Burlington Ward 1 NPA Meeting 10/08/2014

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 1 meets the second Wednesday of the month.

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 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

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