Miro Weinberger

Burlington announces plans for $500,000 for low-income child care

The $500,000 comes from payments in lieu of taxes from the city’s utilities and is included in Weinberger’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget.

Joseph Ament: Burlington Town Center a lose-lose

Painting the whole project with the term “revitalization,” Mayor Miro Weinberger sold our commons on the promise that doing so would create jobs and affordable housing while improving the local environment.

High-ranking Burlington official to step down in September

BURLINGTON — The city’s chief administrative officer, essentially the No. 2 position in city government, is planning to step down in September, the mayor announced Wednesday. Bob Rusten joined city government with Mayor Miro Weinberger in 2013 and is widely credited with helping the mayor restore the city’s finances over the last four years. A […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for the week of May 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for May 6 – May 12, 2017: Saturday, May 6 8:45 am American Little League First Pitch – Calahan Park 9:30 am 32nd Annual Kid’s Day Parade – Main Street 12:45 pm Center City League First Pitch – Roosevelt […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger Promotes Active Transportation Options During Sixth Annual Multi-Modal Tour

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger May 5, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane, Mayor’s Office, 802.734.0617 Jon Adams-Kollitz, Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront, 802.540.0363 Announces New CATMA Bikeshare Pilot Program, Looks Forward to Progress Resulting from PlanBTV Walk/Bike, Great Streets, and Burlington Town Center Redevelopment Burlington, VT – Mayor Miro Weinberger, South Burlington City Manager Kevin […]

Tally of Chittenden County homeless sees continued drop

Part of the credit is going to a number of projects to convert failing motels into permanent or transitional housing with on-site medical and social services.

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for the week May 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for May 1 – May 5, 2017: Monday, May 1 2:00 pm Chittenden County Homeless Alliance Announcement on Homelessness – Champlain Housing Trust, 88 King Street 4:00 pm Community Memorial Service in Honor of Matt Young – First Unitarian […]

Weinberger, law enforcement back criminal statute on fentanyl

“We don’t need further study to know fentanyl is dangerous,” the mayor said, urging lawmakers to act. But some see issues with the proposed fentanyl-specific statute.

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s Public Appearance Schedule for April 24–28, 2017

News Release — Office of Mayor Miro Weinberger April 21, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for April 24 – April 28, 2017: Monday, April 24 – Tuesday, April 25 No public appearances scheduled Wednesday, April 26 8:00 am Mornings with Miro – The Bagel Café, 1127 North Avenue – […]

Burlington faces tight window to approve final Town Center deal

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.

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for the week of April 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for April 17 – April 21, 2017: Monday, April 17 3:30 pm Bright Street Cooperative Ice Cream Social in Celebration of National Community Development Week – Bright Street Co-op, Bright Street 5:30 pm Board of Finance Meeting – Conference […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s Public Appearance Schedule for April 10-14, 2017

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger April 10, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for April 10 – April 14, 2017: Monday, April 10 – Tuesday, April 11 No public appearances scheduled Wednesday, April 12 8:00 am Mornings with Miro – The Bagel Café, 1127 North Avenue 10:00 am BTV […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger Recognizes Burlington AmeriCorps Members

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger April 6, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Announces City of Burlington will become ‘Employer of National Service’ Burlington, VT – Mayor Weinberger joined more than 4,000 mayors and county officials across the country on Tuesday, April 4 in a nationwide, bipartisan initiative to highlight the impact of national service […]

Burlington mayor takes on Trump in State of the City address

Miro Weinberger announced he will hire five new Burlington police officers to aid a department that has found itself responding to the “dual crises of an opioid epidemic and a failing mental health system.”