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Advocacy Update – City Council Postpones Action on Police Department “Staffing Crisis”

UPDATED 1/29 to include letter for organizations to sign on to. Monday night, the Burlington City Council voted to postpone action on the staffing crisis facing our Police Department, stating that they were not prepared to take action that may put residents at risk.  Specifically, the council declined to vote on Mayor Weinberger’s proposed Public Safety […]

VBM Announces Top 50 Places to Work in Vermont

Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce recently announced the top 50 Best Places to Work in Vermont 2021. The annual survey and awards program identifies, recognizes, and honors the best places of employment in Vermont by focusing on workplace policies, practices, demographics, and employee experience.  Unsurprisingly, many BBA members were recognized. Check […]

How Burlington Businesses are Helping

  As always, we are seeing Burlington rise to this unprecedented challenge and have been so proud of our local businesses stepping up to find unique and creative ways to help and continue serving our community. Burton Snowboards Donates 500,000 KN95 Masks, Prototype Facilities in BTV Make Face Shields Skirack Donates to #GogglesforDocs Skinny Pancake […]

COVID19 – Resources for Business

*This post will be regularly updated The BBA, in partnership with the Church Street Marketplace and CEDO are working to compile and continually update COVID-19 resources for businesses.  Below is a list of these broken down by city, local, state, and federal resources. H/T to the Church Street Team for their great work on much […]

BBA Annual Dinner Postponed

BBA Annual Dinner Postponed   BBA’s leadership and board have assessed the COVID-19 situation over the last two weeks, and based on the current set of facts and guidelines, the smart decision is to postpone the BBA Annual Dinner scheduled for April 2nd. We are monitoring the situation as it unfolds and will focus our […]

BBA/AARP Candidate Forum Take-Aways

The BBA and AARP were excited to once again host city council candidates for a forum on livability issues in Burlington. These events help inform voters about key issues  like housing affordability. Town Meeting Day is Tuesday, March 3rd this year and participation in our local elections is very important. Be sure to get out […]