• DPW Briefing on Lake Champlain Water Quality

    This summer has seen several instances of wastewater outflows in to Lake Champlain, including an incident this week following a strong thunderstorm. RELATED: Public Works’ Statement on July 10th Wastewater Treatment Plant Discharge As part of their efforts to keep residents informed about this issue, last month, the Department of Public Works(DPW) released a briefing outlining […]

  • BBA Comments on Inclusionary Zoning Recommendations

    As Burlington continues to struggle with a “Housing Affordability Crisis” we see reform of Burlington’s Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) policy as a critical action for growing the city’s housing supply and accessibility. PlanBTV Downtown/Waterfront specifically identified reform of IZ as a necessary means “to encourage more of the housing that is so badly needed.”  We have submitted […]

  • Colin Hilliard Joins BBA as Program Director of Advocacy and Member Engagement

    The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is pleased to announce that Colin Hilliard has joined their team as Program Director of Advocacy and Member Engagement. Colin’s work with the BBA will focus on advancing the BBA’s work to make Burlington a great place to live, work, and do business. He will work with the business community, […]

  • 2018 FAM Tour Showcases Waterfront Businesses

    The BBA’s 2018 Waterfront Familiarization (FAM) Tour took to the water on June 8th, and once again gave Burlington’s waterfront business community a chance to showcase their fantastic work. Waterfront FAM Tour 2018-SEE THE ALBUM As always, the event took place aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen III and included the ‘Minute at The Mic’ segment […]

  • Trends Impacting Future of Downtown Burlington

    What trends are guiding the future of downtowns like our own? This was the question guiding a presentation from Brad Segal of Progressive Urban Management Associates (PUMA) to the City Council last night. Segal is the President of PUMA which has been working with the BBA and other downtown stakeholders to discuss the future of […]

  • The E-Bike Adventure Begins

    Local Motion in collaboration with VSECU, Terry Bicycles and Pomerleau Real Estate,  is offering FREE rentals of e-bikes this summer. It is a great way to try out this new way to get around. BBA Executive Director Kelly Devine will be exploring Burlington on one of these fantastic new bikes. Stay tuned as she posts […]

  • Air Force Reaffirms Plan to Base F-35 at Airport

      Earlier this week, Mayor Miro Weinberger announced in a press release that the Air Force had made clear their intention to base F-35’s at Burlington International Airport, and that any alternative “flying mission” is unlikely. In written response, U.S. Air Force Secretary, Dr. Heather Wilson stated, in regards to an alternative mission: “We expect […]


 

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The BBA advocates on behalf of Burlington’s business community. Our alliance of more than 260 diverse businesses shares the goal of stewarding and promoting Burlington’s economic vitality.

The BBA focuses on issues that directly impact Burlington businesses:

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