**For questions about CVOEO’s services for New Americans, call 802-863-6248.
**If you are interested in donating to the New Americans Programming support, go to https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/cvoeo and select “New Americans” from the drop-down menu.
Fair Housing Project (FHP): Advocacy/Public Advocacy, referrals, education and outreach, enforcement, and information regarding Housing Discrimination issues.
Mobile Home Project (MHP): Advocacy/Public Advocacy, tenant organizing, referrals, counseling, and information for Manufactured Home Owners who are renting lots - especially those in Mobile Home Parks.
Vermont Tenants (VTI): Advocacy/Public Advocacy, organizing, advice, tenant counseling, training, and information regarding Residential Tenancy.
The five members of the Essex Junction Planning Commission are appointed by the Village Trustees. The commission meets on the first and third Thursday of each month to review development applications, update the Land Development Code, and assist in the update of the Comprehensive Plan.
Moderator Julia Vallera of the Mozilla Foundation, Mary Danko of Fletcher Free Library and Abbie Tykocki of Burlington Telecom, along with other local stakeholders in a discussion about the state of the internet and how it impacts Vermont communities. Session participants will get an introduction to current methodologies that Mozilla Foundation uses to gauge internet health across key indicators, such as openness, inclusion, privacy, security, decentralization, and others. We’ll explore how these issues and more effect the diverse communities in and around Burlington, Vermont. What strengths, weaknesses, and disparities do we see? What steps can we take to address gaps and vulnerabilities that foster a healthy digital civil society.
Host Melinda Moulton discusses the activities of the Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union with its director, James Lyall.
James Lyall joined the ACLU of Vermont in 2016 and is the 12th director in the organization’s 50-year history. He was previously a staff attorney for the ACLU of Arizona where in 2013 he helped to create the first ACLU satellite office in Tucson, Arizona to investigate and litigate civil rights issues related to the U.S.-Mexico border. Prior to joining the ACLU, James was a law fellow at the Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project in Los Angeles, where he provided legal representation to detained and unaccompanied immigrant children in deportation proceedings. A New England native, James is a graduate of Middlebury College and has a law degree from Georgetown University.
The Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) promotes cooperation among the 19 municipalities of the Chittenden County region.
The Burlington Airport Commission meets on the first and third Monday of every month in the M. Robert Blanchard Conference Room in the Burlington International Airport.
The public is encouraged to attend and provide input during the Public Forum portion of each meeting.
For more information on the Burlington Airport Commission, visit the website www.btv.aero/airport-guide/airport-commission or telephone (802) 863-2874, extension #201.
The Burlington Public Works Commission represents the citizens of Burlington in determining and demanding appropriate departmental performance.
For more information contact Chapin Spencer at (802) 863-9094.
Normal meeting date is the 3rd Wednesday of each month.
US Ignite CEO Bill Wallace and BTV Ignite Executive Director Dennis Moynihan will showcase "gigabit city" initatives nationally and here in Burlington. We'll be joined by Mayor Miro Weinberger, Mike Schirling, Vermont Secretary of Commerce and Community Development, and Jill Jemison, Director of Technology with the UVM College of Medicine and BTV Ignite Technical Leader. The event concludes with a reception and a great opportunity to meet everyone driving Burlington digital innovation forward.
Alan Newman is a Vermont serial entrepreneur who was the founder of Seventh Generation and the co-founder of both Magic Hat Brewing Company, and Alchemy & Science, Boston Beer Company's “incubator business”. In this entertaining and compelling session, Alan shares many of the lessons he's learned along the way. A "must-see" for anyone interested in starting or growing a business!
Margaret Harrington is joined by Albert Petrarca to discuss his part in the graffiti that was recently painted on the plaque associated with the large mural just off Burlington's Church Street. Albert is a member of the Off The Wall Coalition and he explains the political and social issues behind the mural that lead to his act of vandalism.
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.
Radical Freedom of Thought Leadership and the Cultural Meaning and Evolution of Vermont - 10/16/2017
A social sculpture of sorts - Bringing people together to explore the meaning of Vermont today and it's evolution ahead. With shared pov by Michael Jager, co-founder of Solidarity of Unbridled Labour, opening with a talk on the "brand" Vermont, perspective on it's reality, and concern over a potential misguided future when our opportunity for cultural thought leadership is at hand. Great drinks, healthy snacks, and diverse interesting people - together for a short talk and facilitated conversation, ideally guiding us toward ideas that matter as we answer with action to the Vermont cause.
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.
Check the City's website for updated information: www.sburl.com