News Release — Burlington DSA Sept. 1, 2017 Contact: James Richmond Organizing Committee Burlington DSA [email protected] btvdsa.org facebook.com/btvdsa twitter.com/btvdsa Housing and healthcare are human rights Burlington, VT — The Burlington chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), the largest socialist organization in the United States, condemns the August 28 City Council resolution which singles out the […]
The two-pronged approach includes new efforts to support homeless people as well as potential criminal penalties for repeated “quality of life” violations such as public drunkenness.
Officials are mulling steps to address violent and unruly behavior that some say is driven by the homeless. The ideas include criminalizing repeated instances of things like public drunkenness.
Two offers came from “mature financially stable” companies, while a third is from a private equity investor. The fourth bidder, a co-op, has gone public.
City plans to squeeze in 12 new spaces throughout the apartment-dense neighborhood.
Keeping the information under wraps could bolster the city’s bargaining position, says the mayor. Bidders “don’t fully know who they stack up against and what the others are offering.”
Police said the number of crashes and the severity of injuries were reduced during a one-year trial period. But some councilors and residents were frustrated with the public input process.
Ali Dieng will be only the person of color and the second city councilor from Burlington’s new immigrant community.
BURLINGTON — Eight companies submitted letters of intent to buy or become a partner in Burlington Telecom, the city’s municipally owned communications network. Burlington is required to sell the company as part of a 2014 settlement with the telecom’s main creditor Citibank. The city will keep a larger portion of the proceeds if the sale […]
Ali Dieng, raised in Senegal, is one of three Democrats seeking a city council seat vacated by Tom Ayres. Former Republican City Councilor Vince Dober is also running for the New North End post in a special election in June.
Officials defended the use of closed-door council meetings as the mayor’s administration negotiates high-profile development deals, including one with the Town Center owner.
The party was quick to put forward a candidate in Ward 7 as part of an expected push to increase the GOP profile in the city.
Vince Dober Announces Candidacy for Ward 7 For Immediate Release April 7, 2017 Contact: Alex Farrell (802) 503-5242 [email protected] Burlington,VT – Alex Farrell, Chair of the Burlington GOP, and Vice-Chair Jason Maulucci released the following statement on behalf on the Burlington Republican Party regarding Vince Dober’s candidacy: The Burlington Republican Party is pleased to announce […]
It will focus on a small number of potential buyers who are qualified. And it’s in the city’s financial interest to complete the sale by January.