Advocacy

BBA and Perrywinkles Partner to Donate $4000 to Street Outreach Team

Burlington, VT — For forty years, the Burlington Business Association (BBA) has found ways to give back to the community it works in support of. For this year’s BBA Annual Dinner and Awards, held Thursday, April 5th, 2018, the BBA partnered with Perrywinkle’s Fine Jewelry, who generously donated a Rolex Oyster Perpetual watch and winder […]

BBA Comments on Bank & Cherry Street Designs

In April, the City of Burlington unveiled its designs for upgrades to Bank and Cherry Streets. These plans present a tremendous opportunity to enhance the quality of these two busy downtown streets. We understand and have heard from our members that even amongst our group there exists a range of sometimes competing interests as it […]

Spring Downtown Cleanup Event May 11th

The Burlington Business Association is inviting downtown businesses to sign up and participate in the May 11th Downtown Cleanup event! Winter leaves its mark on our streets, sidewalks, and public spaces. That’s why the BBA’s Downtown Action Group is coming together to clean our streets as we say goodbye to winter. Join us May 11th, […]

Forum Showcases Mayoral Candidates

On Thursday February 15, the Burlington Business Association (BBA)  in cooperation with AARP Vermont, Vermont Digger, and Local Motion hosted the 2018 Mayoral Candidate Forum at the waterfront’s Echo Leahy Center for Lake Champlain. The open-door event featuring Mayor Miro Weinberger, Carina Driscoll and Infinite Culcleasure, gave Burlington residents and the local business community the […]

BBA Summit Examines the Future of BTV Transporation

The 15th Annual BBA Business Summit brought together industry experts, community leaders, and interested business owners and residents for an in-depth discussion of what transportation innovation will mean for Burlington. Keynote speaker Jeff  Olson of Alta Planning and Design called on the nearly 100 attendees at the offices of VEIC, to consider the ways in […]

BBA Announces Mayoral Candidate Forum, February 15th

The Burlington Business Association has partnered with AARP Vermont, Local Motion and VT Digger to host a Mayoral Candidate Forum on Livability, Thursday, February 15th at the ECHO Lake & Science Center. The forum will offer voters the chance to hear Burlington’s mayoral candidates discuss their vision for the future of the Queen City. The event […]

Council Finalizes Burlington Telecom Sale

Last night, the City Council voted 11-2 to approve the agreement between the City of Burlington and Schurz Communications for the sale of Burlington Telecom. “Tonight’s tri-partisan City Council vote represents a major step toward final resolution of one of the worst financial crises in our City’s history in a positive and forward-looking manner.  The […]

Burlington Reopens Northern Bike Path

BBA’s Executive Director, Kelly Devine joined Mayor Miro Weinberger, and City officials and community leaders, to officially reopen the entire northern section of the Burlington Bike Path at Leddy Park the morning of Dec. 20th. Over three miles of the beloved Bike Path, from North Beach to the Winooski River Bridge, underwent major rehabilitation during […]