Essex Memorial Day Parade Committee is proud to be the sponsor of the Annual Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Service. The event brings the community of Essex Junction and Essex Town together to honor those men and women who served our country.
For more information visit: Essex Memorial Day Parade
Akol Aguek, President of the Bor Community in the United States is joined by Abraham Awolich, Scholar and Director of Administration at Sudd Institute (South Sudan) to discuss living in South Sudan and inform viewers of the current situation there.
Burlington Department of Planning and Zoning is holding a Community Engagement Workshop to discuss revisions to planBTV: The City's Comprehensive Plan. The Plan plays an important role in our community, as it is the primary guiding document for all future development. The Plan covers topics such as Land Use, Transportation, Housing, etc.
For more information, please visit https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/PZ/Boards-and-Commissions
The Fletcher Free Library has added many awesome new services. Some are in the library, and some are online. They've also got a rockin’ summer reading program planned. There’s a lot to talk about with Fletcher Free Library Director Mary Danko and Youth Librarian Megan Butterfield.
Visit the Fletcher Free Library website here: www.fletcherfree.org/
How to Talk to Your Kids about Sexual Health and Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Panel Discussion
In celebration of National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, hear advice and tips from expert panelists about how to engage youth and teens in conversations about sex, birth control methods, healthy sexuality and relationships. Take home materials as well as a list of books that you and teens can read to start or enhance these conversations. Free and open to the public. Audience: Parents, Guardians, Educators, Providers, Supporters of youth and teens.
For questions or more information, please contact Kelsey Francis-Fath, Lund Health & Prevention Educator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (802) 861-2072.
The Burlington Police Commissioners meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Burlington Police Department Community Room, 1 North Avenue. There is a Public Forum at the beginning of each meeting where members of the public may address the Commission.
Meetings are noticed via the Burlington Police Department website, the City of Burlington website, and via local media. If a meeting is cancelled, postponed, or rescheduled, information will be on the BPD website, the City website, and via local media. When possible, a sign will also be posted on the Administrative entrance door to BPD.
The latest approved Police Commission Meeting Minutes and Upcoming Meeting Agendas are posted on their website at: https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/police
The Williston Selectboard is a five member elected board. There are three positions elected for a three year term and two positions elected for a two year term on a staggered basis. The board is responsible for setting the general policy direction, passing ordinances, setting the tax rate, reviewing the budget, supervising the Town Manager, and a host of other related tasks.
The Essex Junction Trustees is the governing, legislative body for the Municipality of the Village of Essex Junction. The five member board is elected at large within the Village. The board includes the position of Village President. The position of president and vice president are decided (appointed) through a vote of the board itself. This was a function of a charter update at the 2010 annual meeting. The three year terms of the Trustees are staggered to provide continuity. The Trustees usually meet twice per month on Tuesday evenings in the meeting room at the Village municipal office building at Five Corners. The public is invited to attend all meetings, and may address the board or ask questions during a special “public to be heard” section at the beginning of each meeting.
The South Burlington City Council is made up of 5 citizens who live in the City of South Burlington, elected at-large by the voters of the City. These five councilors sit with 2-3 year terms expiring in an annual rotation. The City Council meets regularly on the 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month to conduct business of the City and carry out the provisions of the City Charter. Special or emergency meetings can be called in the event that an urgent need arises for City Council authorization. City Council meetings are normally held at City Hall in the conference room and begin at 7pm.