The Common Areas for Dogs Committee was established by the City Council on July 6, 2021 in Resolution 2021 #11. (This committee replaces the previous Dog Park Committee, expanding its mission and vision).
The mission of the Common Areas for Dogs Committee is: "to promote a culture that reflects positive features of everyday life for people and dogs and advocate for the relevant resources necessary to achieve this vision".
The vision of the Committee on Common Areas for Dogs "shall be to integrate the needs of dog owners and dogs into South Burlington’s quality-of-life and conservation goals…”
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The Committee meetings take place virtually on the 2nd Tuesday of every month starting at 6:00 p.m. Click here for the City home page and scroll down to see the Upcoming Events Calendar with virtual meeting information.
|Betty Milizia - Chair||3 years - 2024|
|Elan Curran||3 years - 2026|
|Lisa Yankowski||3 years - 2025|
|Jason Smith||3 years - 2026|
|Molly Bezzio - Clerk||3 years - 2024|
|Robyn Birgisson||3 year - 2025|
|Vacant||3 years - 2024|
Holly Rees, City Clerk
• The Dog Park Committee members look at a matrix to assist them in deciding where a dog park might be located. To see the criteria for selecting a location, click here.
• 2019 Dog Park Committee "Progress Report to the City Council and Recommendations” (resulting in the selection of a dog park at Wheeler Nature Park)
• Common Areas for Dogs Committee - Annual Report - FY 2023
To view the entire City's Annual Report click here.
The Resolution to Establish a Committee on Common Areas for Dogs was signed 7/6/2021 Resolution #2021-11. Of which the "The Dog Park Committee" that was established by the City Council in 2018, will now be known as "Common Areas for Dogs Committee".