Seifer, who died on Tuesday, worked in the city’s Community and Economic Development Office from 1983 to 2011. Friends and colleagues said he built the foundation for sustainable community development.
Tag: South End
Some Burlington residents concerned about South End and Trinity Campus rezoning proposals
Residents question whether the rezoning plans would help deal with Burlington’s housing shortage.
Judge puts temporary halt on Champlain Parkway construction
Construction on the South End road, decades in the making, cannot begin before Friday’s federal court hearing, a judge has ruled.
More groups signal support for lawsuit against Champlain Parkway
A handful of prominent groups sought this week to join the effort to halt the Champlain Parkway. Construction of the route through Burlington is projected to begin next month.
Area near Burlington’s Pine Street Barge Canal slated for bowling alley and bathhouse
Relying on state funds, two local business owners announced a plan to clean up and develop a contaminated plot of land in the city’s South End.
After decades of failed attempts, Champlain Parkway gets green light from federal government
Although the project still has to weather a legal challenge, officials say it could break ground as soon as this summer.
Burlington mayor, Progressives blame each other for ugly end to Sears Lane encampment
In addition to sparring over the continued fallout from the camp’s clearing last week, councilors sent a charter change about sex work to city voters for approval in March elections.
In early-morning push, Burlington clears out remaining Sears Lane campers
Three people, two of them campers, were arrested at the encampment on Friday.
EPA reviewing 2 Superfund sites in the Burlington area to make sure cleanups worked
Pine Street Canal and Commerce Street Plume toxic waste Superfund sites are two of 14 in the state.
Court unsure whether Sears Lane campers have legal right to sue city
Judge Samuel Hoar of Chittenden Superior Court plans to rule whether the campers and the city can present evidence in the lawsuit.