Advocacy

Together For Progress Looks to Build on Success in 2017

Founded last fall, Together For Progress (T4P) is a collaborative effort between the Burlington Business Association, Local Motion, AARP, LCRCC and CCRPC. The goal of this core group was to champion projects that would ensure Burlington’s future as one of America’s most livable small cities. Together For Progress debuted by vigorously supporting ballot items #3 & […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger Releases New Principles and Initiatives to Address Opioid Crisis

Mayor Miro Weinberger today released new principles and announced the pursuit of new initiatives to address the deepening opioid crisis in the region that has resulted in a significant 38 percent increase in opioid-related deaths in Vermont. In Chittenden County, indicators such as retail theft and opioid-related arrests also show a growing crisis. The City […]

BBA Summit Video Now Online

Thanks to our Media Partner, Channel 17, the BBA’s 2017 Business Summit event can now be viewed online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcDpdv9d_cw The BBA’s 2017 Business Summit is an educational and interactive event, designed to inform stakeholders about the challenges and opportunities Burlington will face moving forward as a 21st century city. Tom Murphy, former Mayor of Pittsburgh, […]

Trespass Forms Available at BBA Office

Recent changes to the Burlington trespass law mean that the Burlington Police Department can no longer issue a trespass on behalf of a businesses or private property. In light of these changes, the BBA in partnership with the Church Street Marketplace have created a universal trespass form that can be used by any business owner, […]

BBA Announces the Winners of 3 Prizes Courtesy of Parkmobile

In October, The Burlington Business Association (BBA) held their annual online auction, the “Best of Burlington” which featured over 70 items donated by local businesses. This year’s presenting sponsor of the BBA auction was Park Mobile, LLC, which awarded prizes to three Chittenden Co. Parkmobile users as a special promotion. Those three winners were randomly […]