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Climate Action Plan, Community Survey!

August 09, 2022

Your opinion matters!  Deadline August 12, 2022!

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Taxes Due - Monday August 15th

August 09, 2022

IMPORTANT REMINDER: If you pay your Property Taxes through online banking, please verify the mailing address on file has been changed to our new address:

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You are invited!  East-West Crossing Design Workshop | August 31

August 09, 2022

Join the design team on August 31 at 6:30 PM at City Hall, 180 Market Street (open house at 5:30 PM) 

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Stay Cool and Hydrated!

August 09, 2022

Let's keep our neighbors, families and friends safe!


SBRP Track & Field Season a Success!

August 08, 2022
The South Burlington Recreation Track & Field Team had a great season! Coached by Jane Kakalec and Silas O’Brien, with some other awesome volunteers, they were able to teach and coach these 50 young athletes in many different events. From long jump to relay races, these athletes were able to show off their skills and put new skills to test.

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South Burlington Fire Department Seeks Qualified Professionals

August 08, 2022

SBFD employs 32 full time employees and staffs two fire stations responding to approximately 4,300 emergency responses per year. 

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Join the South Burlington School Board!

August 05, 2022

The South Burlington School Board is seeking a candidate to fill a six-month vacancy.

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Planning Commission Public Hearing August 8th – 7:00PM

August 04, 2022

The City’s Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on Monday, August 8th at 7 pm to consider possible amendments to the City’s Land Development Regulations.

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Early Voting Deadline and New District Information

August 03, 2022

The City Clerk’s office will be closing at noon on Monday, August 8th to prepare for the August 9th election.  All early voting at the Clerk’s office will end at noon on August 8th

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City of South Burlington 1st Tax Installment Is Due Monday, August 15th

August 03, 2022

If payments are made on or before 11:59 PM in our drop box on 08/15/2022 your payment will be considered on time

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Traffic Alert Message From VTRANS

July 28, 2022

Hinesburg Road (VT 116) from Williston Road (US 2) to Old Farm Road

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Fire Extinguisher Safety

July 27, 2022

There are five primary types of fire extinguishers, each designed to put out different kinds of fires. There are also multipurpose fire extinguishers that might be labeled “B-C” or “A-B-C.”  

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Fire Tells A Tail .....

July 26, 2022

“You’ve got to be kitten me!”

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Traffic Alert - Dorset/Cider Mill Dr

July 25, 2022

Starting on August 15, 2022 a private contractor will be working in the City’s Dorset Street right-of-way near the entrance to the Cider Mill neighborhood. 


A Message from the VT Department of Health

July 21, 2022

We received a report of the start of a cyanobacteria (blue green algae) bloom along South Beach Road in South Burlington. 


Shelburne Road Lane Closure

July 20, 2022
Lane Closure at 764 Shelburne Road, 7/28/22 - Traffic Announcement From VTrans 

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Draft Climate Action Plan Ready for Feedback!

July 19, 2022

The very first draft of the City’s Climate Action Plan is out, and we’re looking for feedback!


Maritime Museum Banners on Display at the Library

July 19, 2022

2020 marked an important election anniversary for the United States of America: it marked 100 years since many women won the right to vote. 

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In The Garden Now Showing In The Public Gallery

July 19, 2022

For the remainder of July and August, you can catch the “In the Garden” a multi-artist show in the Gallery at 180 Market Street 

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East-West Crossing (Walk Bike Bridge) – Save the Dates!

July 18, 2022

The East-West Crossing design team for the pedestrian bicycle bridge over I-89 wants you to save the date for upcoming workshops!  

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Let's Go!

July 17, 2022

The skills and agility participants enjoy some time with their trainer Jarell

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SBRP Track and Field Team Finishes With Smiles!

July 16, 2022

Our summer youth Track and Field program wraps up next week; culminating with the State Track Meet at St Johnsbury.  

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2022-2023 Property Tax Bills Have Been Mailed!

July 15, 2022

South Burlington Tax Bills were mailed on 7/15/2022 and should have arrived or will be arriving soon! 

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Hinesburg Pump Station Mural!

July 14, 2022

Katie O’Brien-Barritt Strikes Again!
Sunflowers abound on a new mural painted by volunteers with leadership (and a lot of brushwork) from Katie O’Brien Barritt.  

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Library Celebrating "1" Year Birthday!

July 13, 2022

Join us at the Library on Saturday, July 23rd from 10-2:00PM to celebrate our first birthday in our beautiful new building!

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New Mural in the Library!

July 12, 2022

Have you visited the library lately?  The new mural is located on the 2nd floor in the Loft for teens.  

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Volunteer to Repair Headstones with the Cemetery Committee!

July 01, 2022

On July 9th at 8:00 a.m. - Shelburne Road Cemetery

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Community Survey - Tell Us How to Spend the Money!

June 30, 2022

We want your input on how to spend ARPA funds! Survey Closes August 26th!

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Early Ballots Are Now Available!

June 30, 2022

Early voting has begun! You can vote early by visiting the Clerk’s office Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 4:30 or by requesting an absentee ballot to be mailed to you. 

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Pardon our Appearance!

June 29, 2022

City Hall entrances are open!

After moving into 180 Market Street in July 2021, we are learning about our great new community facility


Mikahely Performs - Free Concert!

June 29, 2022
Join the SB Library for a free concert sponsored by Mascoma Bank
Thursday June 30th - 6:00 PM
180 Market Street  - Auditorium

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Work Starting at Szymanski Courts

June 29, 2022

Site prep for the court renovations at Szymanski park will begin on Wednesday June 29th with the paving to begin on July 5th.



Camp Out In The Park!

June 28, 2022
Saturday June 25th at Veterans Memorial Park was filled with smiles, smores, and tents! We had our annual Great American Camp Out and enjoyed our time being spent with families, in a relaxing camp like atmosphere. 

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Walk Bike Bridge Design is Underway! 

June 28, 2022

The East West Crossing - Over 45 participants joined a bevy of bridge, path, landscaping, and environmental engineers, architects and planners to provide their ideas, thoughts and priorities on June 16 for this TIF District project that will bridge I-89 at Exit 14.  

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Climate Action Plan Update!

June 28, 2022

Keep your eyes peeled in July at City events, including SoBu Nights out, for our hard-working Climate Action Plan Task Force and Energy Committee members! 


Wheeler Dog Park Construction Underway

June 27, 2022
Fencing for the new dog park at Wheeler will be delivered on July 11. Ahead of the delivery, DPW crews have been busy preparing the site and Recreation and Parks staff have been busy getting the sign package and other amenities ready for fabrication. 

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Recycle Your Old Used Batteries

June 26, 2022

CSWD Environmental Depot

The Environmental Depot accepts residential (household) and business hazardous waste for Chittenden County. 

Location: 1011 Airport Parkway, South Burlington, VT 05403


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Recording Studio Ready for Use! 

June 26, 2022

South Burlington Library  - 180 Market Street
Finally, makers of all kinds can look forward to The Studio being open to the public starting on Monday, June 27th

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Oceans of Possibilities - Kicked-off with a bang!

June 25, 2022

Saturday, June 11th at the South Burlington Public Library.   Along with crafts and a visit from storyteller, “Pirate Pete”, readers were able

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Work Starting at Szymanski Courts

June 22, 2022

Site prep for the court renovations at Szymanski park will begin on Wednesday June 29 with the paving to begin on July 5th.  

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Smoke/CO Detector Safety - Is Your Home Protected?

June 14, 2022

What Kind of Smoke/CO Detector Should I have?  How Many?

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Season's Out of Time - Clock Dedication

June 14, 2022

Monday, June 6, the South Burlington Public Art Committee hosted the dedication for Season’s Out of Time, the public art piece commissioned for the South Burlington Public Library and City Hall at 180 Market Street.  

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Great American Camp Out - Family Overnight Fun!

June 13, 2022

June 25-26| 5PM - 9AM| Veterans Memorial Park
Registration Not Required

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Acapella Performance  -  SB Senior Center

June 13, 2022

Friday, June 17 | 12-12:30 pm | Senior Center

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Sky Blue Boys Show

June 11, 2022

On Saturday, May 28, The Sky Blue Boys closed out the Friends of the Library Spring Concert Series with a rousing performance of bluegrass, old-time, and traditional songs. 

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East West Crossing: Design Workshop 1

June 10, 2022

You are invited to the first workshop to inform the design of a bicycle pedestrian bridge over I-89 south of Williston Road/US Route 2 (Exit 14)!

When:  Thursday, June 16


Trucks, Trucks, and More Trucks

June 09, 2022
Saturday, June 4th the South Burlington Recreation Department put on their annual Touch-A-Truck event. Touch-A-Truck is designed to have the community interact with trucks and cars that they may not be able to on a regular basis.

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SoBu Nite Out - Summer Series

June 08, 2022

Thursdays in July & August | 5-8 pm | Veterans Memorial Park
Mark your Calendars!

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Steven Locke to Serve as Next Fire Chief

June 03, 2022

After more than six years of service to the City of Burlington, Chief Steven Locke has accepted the position of Fire Chief for the City of South Burlington.  South Burlington Fire Chief Terry Francis, after giving 48 years of service to the fire profession, will move to the position of Fire Marshal overseeing construction permitting, inspections and fire prevention.  

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Notice to Taxpayers as of June 2, 2022 Change in appraisal of Real Estate

June 02, 2022

City of South Burlington
180 Market Street
South Burlington, VT 05403


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June Senior Center Activities Guide

June 01, 2022

All planned June activities in the Senior Center are listed on its calendar via the link below.

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Attention CDL Drivers - South Burlington School District Needs Your Immediate Help!

May 31, 2022

Bus drivers urgently needed in SBSD! Must have CDL with School Bus endorsement, but we will train the right persons.

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SBRP Girls Lacrosse Season Recap

May 31, 2022
As we start the Month of June and look forward to all the summer events, some folks will be looking forward to lacrosse playoffs! 

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Memorial Day Service at Veteran's Park

May 27, 2022

Thank you to all who participated in and attended our Memorial Service at Veteran’s Memorial Park on Friday, May 27th.


Library Aspire Campaign - YOUR GIFTS MATCHED!!

May 26, 2022

The SB Library Foundation is very close to meeting its Aspire Capital Campaign goal. 

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Memorial Day Ceremony 

May 23, 2022

Veterans Memorial Park  Friday May 27th at 10:00 am
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City Hall Auditorium - 180 Market Street

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Oceans of Possibilities - June 1st - July 29th

May 23, 2022

Discover, play, and learn all summer long with the South Burlington Public Library! 

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O, Let's Go Fly A Kite!

May 23, 2022
If you looked up into the sky on Saturday, May 22nd at Veterans Memorial Park, you would have seen kites flying high!

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New Traffic Signals at the Intersection of Hinesburg Road and Tilley Drive

May 20, 2022

Final work is being completed to allow the new traffic signals at Hinesburg Road and Tilley Drive to be in operation by the end of this month, or in early June. 

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The City of South Burlington Partners with ARNG

May 19, 2022

Looking for Job?  Not sure what’s next? 

On Thursday May 19th City Manager Jessie Baker, Chief of Police Shawn Burke and Army Major General Gregory Knight signed an agreement partnering with ARNG - PaYS program. 

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Amazing Weather for Our 2nd Annual Chalk the Walk Event

May 17, 2022
It was a gorgeous, sunny day to spread some cheer.  We saw miles of smiles and plenty of amazing artwork too.

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Summer Workshops at CSWD

May 16, 2022

Chittenden Solid Waste District is hosting a variety of workshops this summer. 

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Don't Let Your Vehicle Be A Target - Prevention Tips

May 13, 2022

South Burlington Police Department offering Tips on how to Prevent your car being Broken Into or Stolen

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June & July are Peak Months For Grilling Accidents

May 12, 2022

Everyone loves a barbeque.  As Memorial Day weekend approaches kicking off the unofficial start of summer, backyard chefs are dusting off their grills, eager to spring into the long-awaited barbeque season.

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Share Your Ideas For The Regional Walking and Biking Plan

May 11, 2022

The Chittenden County Reginal Planning Commission (CCRPC) is updating the regional walking and biking plan, and we need your help.

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VA Telehealth Now Offered At The Library

May 10, 2022

Starting Monday, May 16, 2022, area Veterans will be able to access Veterans Affairs (VA) Telehealth at the new South Burlington Public Library (SBPL), located at 180 Market St. in South Burlington. 

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Seniors Celebrate Spring!

May 09, 2022
On Saturday, April 30, South Burlington Seniors were invited to celebrate Spring with a catered brunch by Sugarsnap catering.

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City Council Adopts Changes to Land Development Regulations

May 04, 2022

The Council voted unanimously on May 2nd to approve a set of amendments to the City’s Land Development Regulations. These changes include:

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SB Library Welcomes ESL Learners

May 03, 2022

The Library is honored to serve people for whom English is a second language. Monthly conversation groups are in place and a new introduction to the library catalog and web page is coming soon!

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Latest on the City's Climate Action Plan

May 02, 2022

The City’s Climate Action Plan Task Force has been working hard this winter to put together the City’s first ever plan to tackle climate change. 

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Library Online Resources

April 30, 2022

Find a list of online resources at our website under Services. Here is some information about three that come to us through support from the VT Department of Libraries.

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A Different Place Altogether – Artist and Illustrator Ross Sheehan

April 29, 2022

Visit the Library this month and enjoy the work of local artist, Ross Sheehan. Ross is an artist, illustrator, and educator investigating themes of psychogeography and 

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National Poetry Month - Wednesday April 27th

April 27, 2022

Wed. April 27, 6:00-8:00 PM: Celebrate National Poetry Month by coming to the library's state-of-the-art auditorium for a screening of the film "Ruth Stone's Vast Library of the Female Mind," the story of 

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Railroad Safety Issues-Operation Lifesaver of Vermont, Inc.

April 27, 2022
The Vermont Agency of Transportation  - Railroad Safety

Greetings. In my capacity as State Coordinator for Operation Lifesaver of Vermont, Inc.(OLVT), a rail safety education organization assisted by VTrans, 


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April 26, 2022
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Have you checked out the Library Lately?  Work is underway on a Mural in the Young Adult Loft, directly over the new YA books. 

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The Listen Up Movie

April 25, 2022

Have you even wondered what is going on in the minds of teenagers? In this recorded musical, Vermont teens will tell you! 

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The City of South Burlington is Seeking Committee and Board Members

April 24, 2022

Application Deadline, Thursday May 26,2022

Looking to make a difference in your community?   

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Mary Street Sidewalk Options Meeting

April 23, 2022

Thursday, May 5th, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Mary Street is an important link between Williston Road and Market Street for people on foot. 

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Feeling Safe in Your Home Space

April 22, 2022
The South Burlington Community Justice Center and South Burlington Police Department visited the Senior Center on Wednesday, April 20 to give seniors tips on how to feel safe in their homes.


CSWD  - Earth Day Composter and Green Cone Blowout Sale

April 20, 2022

Saturday April 23rd ONLY -  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

CSWD invites Chittenden County residents to celebrate Earth Day with a great deal on a sturdy Soil Saver backyard compost bin or Green Cone backyard digester at this one-day-only special event. 


Tennis and Pickleball Improvements on the way for Szymanski!

April 20, 2022
As the snow melts and sun begins to shine, it will soon be time for our outdoor net sports to start once more.

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New Voting Districts

April 14, 2022

The city and state have completed their realignment of voting districts based on the 2020 census


New Crosswalk  -  Coming Soon!

April 13, 2022

New Crosswalk at Kennedy Drive/West Twin Oaks Terrace Coming Soon


VT Air National Guard - Night Flights

April 12, 2022
Photo By Senior Master Sgt. Michael Davis

Wednesday, April 13th and Thursday, April 14th

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Green UP Day  - May 7th

April 11, 2022



Always the first Saturday in May, this year Saturday May 7 marks 52 years of proudly continuing Vermont’s unique Green Up Day tradition. 

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Fair Housing Month

April 11, 2022
Each April we celebrate the 1968 passage of the Fair Housing Act to raise awareness about housing discrimination and the positive role that inclusive, affordable housing plays in thriving communities. 

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Artist Ephriam Schwartz - 2nd Floor Library

April 10, 2022
Come visit the Art Wall on the 2nd floor of the Library to view paintings by South Burlington Artist Ephriam Schwartz.

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Fire Damages New Home

April 09, 2022

On Friday April 1st the South Burlington Emergency Dispatch Center received multiple calls from the Highland Terrace neighborhood reporting heavy smoke in the area, related from a truck fire.

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SB Library Displays Hand Made Books

April 08, 2022

The Library display cases continue to highlight handmade books, both upstairs and in the Children's Room. 


Do Our Dogs A Favor and Scoop the Poop

April 05, 2022
Spring has arrived! But along with it comes reminders of the outdoor fun and exercise our doggies enjoyed this winter.  The snow is gone and now Mother Nature begins her struggle to recover from all of the waste they’ve left behind.  So, here’s the scoop on poop!

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DRB Committee Seeks Volunteer!

April 05, 2022

Application Deadline - Thursday, April 14th

Typically, members of City committees and boards are appointed annually, with their terms beginning in July

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Looking for a space to have an event?

March 24, 2022

Baby shower, Bridal Shower or a Milestone Birthday Party? Our Senior Center space is for you.  Our spacious activities room holds up to sixty people and is available evenings and Saturdays for your special event. 

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University Mall Under New Ownership

March 23, 2022
Taconic Capital Advisors and Eastern Real Estate have partnered to acquire the University Mall. "We are excited to be part of the University Mall’s future with partners who care about making this lace a positive and enduring part of the South Burlington community,” said Alex Fleming, director, Taconic Capital Advisors. “The property has been a gathering place for decades and our commitment is to build on its success as a vital retail and economic asset for Vermont.”


Seeking Community Input  - Airport Rezoning Task Force

March 22, 2022

Seeking Community Input on Airport Rezoning Task Force Draft Recommendation

Public Meeting: April 7, 2022 at 7 pm

The South Burlington’s Planning Commission has set up a volunteer Airport Rezoning Task Force to consider a possible zoning change to 

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Proposed Change to City Official Map: Bike-Ped Connections

March 21, 2022
Proposed Change to City Official Map: Bike-Ped connections  The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday April 12th, 7:00 pm, to consider a change to the City’s Official Map

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New Building Approved on Shelburne Road

March 19, 2022
The Development Review Board has approved a new 4-story, mixed use building to take the place of the former Kaigle’s service station on Shelburne Street. 

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Looking to Serve Your Community?

March 18, 2022

We Have Immediate Opportunities!

We are looking for some volunteers to serve on City commissions and boards.
This is an immediate need and will be to fill the current term.

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Peregrine Falcons Breeding in South Burlington

March 17, 2022

Peregrine Falcons have become a much more common sight in Vermont in the past few decades, and South Burlington residents can now proudly claim their own nesting pair at Red Rocks Park.


Immediate Openings for City Committees

March 14, 2022

Looking to make a difference in your community?  

Typically, members of City committees and boards are appointed annually, with their terms beginning in July. For some committees or boards, we need a quorum of the set number of members to conduct business.


2022 Friends of the Library Concert Series

March 09, 2022

March 26, 2022 - 12:30 PM

Join the Friends of the Library for the first in the Spring Concert series. For more information about Hungrytown go to the Library’s website


SBRP and The Edge are Partnering Together to Offer Swim Lessons

March 09, 2022
We are happy to share that we are partnering with The Edge (75 Eastwood Dr, SB) to offer South Burlington residents ages 2.5 - 13 years the opportunity to learn to swim.

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Seed Library Open for 2022 Season

March 08, 2022
The Seed Library, housed in card catalog drawers on the second floor of the library, is open for the 2022 season. 

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Major Jackson Reads "Library Ode"

March 07, 2022

A Poem Written for the SB Library

“Where a book is a wizard that makes everything come true,” Major Jackson, Library Ode.

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View Video Archived City Meetings

March 04, 2022
Did you know that videos of City Council, Development Review Board, and Planning Commission meetings are available online?

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Public Hearing on Land Development Regulations

March 03, 2022

March 22nd 

The City’s Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on proposed amendments to the Land Development Regulations for March 22, 2022. This set of amendments includes:

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Climate Action Plan Prep Continues

March 02, 2022
Work is well underway in preparing the City’s first-ever Climate Action Plan (CAP

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The Results are in!

March 01, 2022
The results from the Annual Meeting are in. 

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Pre-Town Meeting Tonight

February 28, 2022
Join the Steering Committee for this public meeting. Review of City and School budgets. Hear from candidates for City Council and School Board positions.

Join the Steering Committee for this public meeting to review City and School budgets, as well as hear from City Council and School board candidates.



    Join the Steering Committee for this public meeting to review City and School budgets, as well as hear from City Council and School board candidates.

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City Clerk's Office Closing Early

February 25, 2022

City Clerk's Office Closing Monday February 28th at 12:00 PM to Prepare for the Election.

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Scheduled Public Hearing - LDR Amendments

February 25, 2022

The Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing on amendments to the Land Development Regulations for March 22, 2022. This set of amendments includes:


Queen City Park Road Bike + Pedestrian Connections Study

February 25, 2022

Public Meeting March 9, 5:30 to 6:30 pm

The Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission, the City of South Burlington, and the 

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Recreation & Parks Welcomes New Staff Member

February 24, 2022
We are thrilled to announce that we have hired Nick Pillsbury as the newest member of our Recreation and Parks Team.

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SB Play Spring Issue Live

February 22, 2022

Though the warmer temperatures that we’re currently experiencing may only be a tease (according to Punxsutawney Phil) we have had our sights set on the Spring for the past few months.


Early Voting - Return your Ballot On Time

February 18, 2022

If you are requesting that an early ballot be mailed to you for the March 1st town meeting, the time for the ballot to go out and come back by the post office is getting tight. 


Summer Fun for Everyone

February 17, 2022
Our summer camp lineup has opened for registration


Seeking Community Input  - Possible Zoning Change

February 16, 2022

Seeking Community Input for Possible Kirby Road Ext. Zoning Change
Public Meeting February 17th, 7 pm

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FORUM: City Council and School Board Candidates

February 14, 2022
February 16, 2022  |  City Hall Auditorium  | Hybrid event
6:00 pm   School Board candidates
7:30 pm   City Council candidates

Join members of the SBHS Debate Team and resident-volunteers Vince Bolduc and Monica Ostby, who have organized these two events to give voters a real-time interactive opportunity to get to know the candidates. There is a virtual option and sessions will be recoded for those who cannot attend.

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OnLogic Facility Approved By DRB

February 08, 2022
OnLogic, designer and manufacturer of industrial computers (among other products and services) with its US headquarters in South Burlington, received approval for its second facility in the community.

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City Center Housing

February 08, 2022

New Building To Join City Center

A new building will be joining the burgeoning Market Street area in the near future


Update on City Mask Mandate

February 08, 2022
At the City Council meeting on Monday night, the city-wide mask mandate was updated. The mandate remains in place with masks being required in city-owned buildings and all public buildings throughout the city. The Council did approve an “Opt-Out” option for businesses.

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Champlain Valley Conservation Partnership Focus Area & Outreach

February 07, 2022
Through 2021, the Champlain Valley Conservation Partnership (CVCP) worked to establish a focus area within the partnership land area to help prioritize conservation and stewardship projects


Fun and Games

February 07, 2022
Groups gather in the Senior Center on a snowy afternoon to play Mahjong, Canasta, Cribbage and Bridge. 

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Hinesburg Road Speed Limit Change

February 06, 2022
Photo Credit: Nic Anderson
In December 2020, the City requested that VTrans consider a speed limit change along the entire length of Route 116/Hinesburg Road in South Burlington.

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South Burlington Makes "Top 10 Trails in Vermont"

February 05, 2022

The South Burlington Bike Path featured in the article is connecting Szymanski Park and Farrell Park.  It’s a great time of year to get out and enjoy our Parks and Trails.  Read the full story HERE


Rent the Auditorium!

February 04, 2022
Planning a concert, dance recital, debate or play? The South Burlington Public Library Auditorium is now available for public use! 

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Wheeler Habitat Management

February 04, 2022
In November 2021, the City Council authorized signature for an agreement with the US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) to conduct habitat management work at Wheeler Nature Park 


Brushstokes & Brews

February 04, 2022
Starting in January, the Senior Center began hosting a once a month “Brushstrokes and Brews” event.  Instructed, step by step acrylic painting and afternoon tea/coffee is the perfect way to round out the last Friday of each month.


Town Meeting Ballots are Ready for Early Voting

February 03, 2022

Annual Town meeting ballots have arrived it the City Clerk's office!  If you wish to vote early, you may


Champlain Water District Budget Meeting

February 02, 2022

The Board of Commissioners of the Champlain Water District presents a 2022-2023 Operating and Capital Improvement Budget for both the Wholesale and Retail Departments of the Champlain Water District to the citizens within its membership.


SBHS Outdoor Ice Rink is Now Open

January 31, 2022
The South Burlington High School rink is open to the public after school hours 

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Federal Tax Forms Now Available

January 28, 2022
The South Burlington Library has received Federal Tax Forms! Check under the stairs for the most common forms. 

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Public Gallery Exhibit: Harlan Mack

January 27, 2022
On exhibit in the Public Gallery at 180 Market Street: Harlan Mack.  Featuring sculpture from the series “Future Kin” (2017) and 


Happiness Can Be Found In A Gymnasium During The Winter

January 26, 2022
After having to take a year off, we are excited to be running our Youth Basketball program once again.  The eyes say it all.  Though players, coaches, referees and spectators all remain masked, we can see the smiles in everyone’s eyes. 

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Art Quilts - Employee Sue Alenick

January 26, 2022
Sue Alenick’s Art Quilts on display in the City Hall Gallery (third floor of 180 Market Street).  South Burlington employees have talent.


South Burlington Senior Center will be an AARP Tax- Aide Location

January 25, 2022
Starting on Fridays in February, the South Burlington Senior Center will be a location for AARP Tax- Aide volunteers to assist with 2021 tax returns.  


Seeking Community Input for Possible Kirby Road Ext. Zoning Change

January 25, 2022

Public Meeting
February 3, 2022 - 7:00 PM

The South Burlington’s Planning Commission has set up a volunteer Airport Rezoning Task Force to consider a possible zoning change to allow aviation-related uses and buildings on land east of Airport Parkway, in the vicinity of Kirby Road Extension. 

Private Development Project

Private Development Projects in Progress

January 25, 2022
The Development Review Board is completing review of three large projects and considering an amendment to a fourth, over their next two meetings. 

Land use planning

Second Public Hearing on Draft Land Development Regulations Feb 7th

January 24, 2022
The City Council will hold their second public hearing on a series of proposed changes to the City’s Land Development Regulations on Feb. 7th.  After that hearing, the Council may choose to adopt the draft or make further changes.

Notice Face Mask

City Council Resolution Requires Face Masks in All Buildings Open to the Public

January 19, 2022

Beginning at 6 am on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, face masks are required to be worn in City-owned and operated buildings that are open to the public and while indoors in Public locations within the City of South Burlington. If you have questions, please contact the City Manager’s Office at (802)846-4107. Please do not contact the Police Department regarding the use of face masks, as they are not working to enforce compliance.

Feed your Neighbor

Feed Your Neighbor

January 13, 2022
The South Burlington Library is now collecting food donations for the South Burlington Food Shelf.  Want to donate?  Donate all year round, look for the big red bin in the library lobby.


Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign

January 12, 2022
So go the lyrics of an old song from the 1970’s, but did you know that in South Burlington you need a permit to erect a sign?  It’s true and there are two types of permits, one for signs that will be up year-round and another for temporary banners and A-frames. 

How old is your phone

How Old Is Your Phone?

January 11, 2022

Knowing the answer may save your life.

With the advent of newer, faster, more capable, and safer phone technology, all phone providers have announced that the 20 year old 3G platform is being retired this year. SO… if you or a family member phone predate Samsung 4S or I-phone 6, your phone won’t be able to call 911.

Home Weatherization

Home Weatherization Program

January 10, 2022

Wednesday, January 26
5:30-7 PM | City Hall Room 301
180 Market Street

Join the South Burlington Energy Committee and Dwight DeCoster, Director of the Weatherization Program at CVOEO 


US Fish & Wildlife Service Conduct Habitat Management Work at Wheeler Nature Park

January 06, 2022

In November 2021, the City Council authorized signature for an agreement with the US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) to conduct habitat management work at Wheeler Nature Park through their Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program.  This work is funded through the USFWS partners program, and mainly involves invasive plant removal at Wheeler in order to improve habitat for priority birds as identified by Audubon Vermont.  This work is slated to begin in February or March 2022, and will continue until the identified work has been completed or the agreement ends (December 2031).  For more information on this project, please read the full story here.  You can also contact Ashley Parker for more information (


Family Bingo January 14th

January 05, 2022
Join us for a fun night of Bingo! January 14th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the South Burlington Senior Center (180 Market Street).

Food Vendors - 2022

Now Accepting Food Vendor Apps for 2022 Food Truck Events

December 21, 2021
Are you or someone you know a food vendor that might be interested in being a part of one or both of our food truck events next year?


Spark the Park

December 20, 2021
As you are out and about making merry this weekend, don’t forget to check out the Spark the Park Lights at Veterans Memorial Park.


Community Lights Competition Shines!

December 16, 2021
Recreation and Parks Staff Members loaded up their sleigh with goodies and set out Wednesday night to tour the town and judge the 16 entries for the Community Lights Competition.

SBPD Holiday Package Warning

SBPD Holiday Package Warning

December 15, 2021
The South Burlington Police want to wish everyone a happy holiday season and remind internet shoppers to be smart about their parcel deliveries. 


Senior Holiday Meal and Concert Success

December 15, 2021
It was a festive atmosphere as we opened the doors to the Senior Center and welcomed nearly 70 residents to our Senior Holiday Meal.

Proposed Budget

Overview of FY23 Budgets

December 14, 2021
City Manager Jessie Baker shares information on the FY23 Budget, including the finances across funds and the FY23-32 Capital Improvement Plan. Council goals, staff leadership budget priorities, and the budget numbers are outlined. Additionally, a timeline of upcoming meetings and access to department budget presentations and materials are available.

Land use planning

City Council Public Hearing on Draft LDRs Jan 3rd

December 13, 2021
During their first meeting of the New Year, the City Council will be holding a public hearing to consider a series of changes to the City’s Land Development Regulations. 


Fun Fact: Apples!

December 12, 2021
Did you know there are over 20 streets in South Burlington are named after types of apples? Can you name them all? Send your list to and we’ll reveal the full list next month!

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Tax Increment Financing District Update

December 12, 2021

In November, the City Council approved a City Center TIF District change request.  The City is close to the end of the time to finance City Center projects and more is known now then when the plan was first approved. The Council has approved many projects for funding and design – with three completed:  Market Street, City Center Park and the South Burlington Public Library and City Hall at 180 Market Street. 

Four others are in design:  Garden Street (partially approved for construction), Williston Road Streetscape (has $800,000 in Federal Funding), the Pedestrian Bicycle Bridge over I-89 (has $9.7 M in Federal Funding), and the boardwalk connection between Market Street, Garden Street and City Center Park. 

Climate Action

Climate Action Task Force Underway; EPA Household Carbon Footprint Calculator

December 11, 2021
The City’s brand-new Climate Action Plan Task Force held its first meeting shortly after Thanksgiving. Each member introduced themselves and shared their hopes and expectations for the work of the Task Force. 

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Meet Your Neighborhood Artist: Lauren Wooden

December 10, 2021
South Burlington resident Lauren Wooden is a watercolor artist featured in Hometown Watercolorists, the show on exhibit in the South Burlington Public Art Gallery through January 7, 2022.  This show includes several pieces that she has painted in the past few years.


Senior Fitness Fair Roundup

December 07, 2021
On Wednesday December 3rd, the senior center in partnership with the UVM Active Aging students held a Fitness Fair. The students have been studying the role of movement and physical activity in healthy aging including the evaluation of current health trends and health promotion for older adults.

Notice Face Mask

City Council Gives Mask Guidance

December 07, 2021
Face Coverings Are Required Within City-Owned and Operated Buildings Within The City of South Burlington

The City Council last night voted on a resolution to require the use of face coverings in City-owned and operated buildings. Currently, City Hall & the Public Library at 180 Market Street is open to the public, and masks are now required to enter the building. There was also extensive conversation about the use of face coverings/masks in local businesses and in the community. The Council has left the decision to individual business owners.

Now open

Kimball Avenue/Marshall Avenue Bridge Now Open

December 03, 2021
The Kimball Ave/Marshall Ave bridge is now open!  Work continues along the road edge for a couple of weeks. Expect delays as the road will be reduced to one lane at times. The recreation path will not be open this year but will be finished in spring 2022.

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Winter Parking Ban

November 24, 2021

Starting December 1st - April 1st

The ban is in effect regardless weather conditions.  


New City Planner - Kelsey Peterson

November 23, 2021
The Planning & Zoning Department welcomed Kelsey Peterson as the new City Planner on Monday, November 8.

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Library Winter Concert Series

November 22, 2021
The Library staff is excited to announce the Friends of the Library Winter Concert Series, four free concerts in the beautiful new auditorium at the South Burlington Public Library.

Woods Green

Climate Action Task Force Starting Up

November 22, 2021
Earlier this fall, the City Council established a Climate Action Plan Task Force and adopted a resolution to create the City’s first-ever climate Action Plan. 

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$9.7 Million Secured for I-89 Bike/Ped Bridge

November 19, 2021
Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I), Representative Peter Welch (D) and South Burlington officials announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded the City a Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant totaling $9,768,834

Technical Difficulties

Our Email Server Is Down

November 19, 2021
Our email server is down at this time. 
We apologize,  and our staff is working diligently to solve the problem.
Our estimated time to be back up and running is sometime this evening.   
We thank you for your patience.


Climate Change and Food Web Resilience Project Summary

November 16, 2021
We have completed our first year of a project that examines the impacts of climate change on food webs.

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Goodrich Parcel Invasive Plant Removal

November 11, 2021
The City was able to complete a successful invasive plant removal event at the conserved Goodrich Parcel.  This parcel was originally protected through a perpetual easement in 2011.

HOW Story

Howl-o-ween Spooky Pooch Pawty Went Virtual

November 09, 2021

South Burlington Friends of Dog Parks “Howl-o-ween Spooky Pooch Pawty” went virtual this year! All "tech savvy" pooches who participated were recognized for their Halloween spirit!  

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The Hubbard Recreation and Natural Area Climate Change Study Update

November 09, 2021
The climate change and food web resilience researcher has provided City staff with a summary of her work for this season.  

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Spear Street Bike/Ped Improvements Public Forum

November 07, 2021
There will be a Public Forum on December 8th, from 5:30 – 6:30 PM, at the top of the City’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Committee meeting, to discuss proposed bicycle and pedestrian improvements along Spear Street.  

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Hinesburg Road Crosswalks

November 05, 2021
The Department of Public Works has completed the installation of three new crosswalks across Hinesburg Road, between Kennedy Drive and Williston Road.  

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Allen Road Shared Use Path

November 03, 2021
Members of the City’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Committee celebrated the completion of the new 800-foot-long shared use path connection along Allen Road by having a small ‘stenciling party’.  

Important Notice

Tax Payments and Online Banking

November 01, 2021

Important Notice – If you pay your Property Taxes through online banking, please verify the mailing address on file.

City Hall has moved please update the mailing address to:

City of South Burlington
Attn: Tax Dept
180 Market Street
South Burlington, VT 05403

Please also include your parcel number on your check


Airport Announces Flight Tracking & Noise Monitoring

October 29, 2021
The Burlington International Airport announced the installation of a flight tracking and noise monitoring system, paid for by grant funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). 

Community Glow Walk

Community Glow Walk Date Change

October 28, 2021
The Community Glow Walk originally scheduled for Saturday, October 30th is being moved up to Friday, October 29th due to the significant rain expected for Saturday.

Howl-o-ween 2021

Howl-o-ween Pooch Pawty

October 27, 2021

Howl-o-ween Pooch Pawty
Sunday October 31


Community Carving Fun!

October 26, 2021
Thank you to all those who joined us last Friday for our annual Community Carving Event!  It was great to see so many smiling faces as we shared in making Halloween memories together.

Art Show

Hometown Watercolorists Show at South Burlington Public Art Gallery

October 20, 2021

Gallery Opening Reception Thursday November 4

South Burlington, VT October 20, 2021) – The South Burlington Public Art Gallery will open its next show with an exhibition by Vermont watercolor painters called Hometown Watercolorists. 


Recreation & Parks Committee Seeks Two Volunteers!

October 12, 2021

The City of South Burlington is seeking two volunteers for the Recreation and Parks Committee

The first seat has one year remaining - 3 YR Term - Term will expire 6/30/2022

The second seat has 3 years remaining – 3 YR Term – Term will expire 6/30/2024

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Tom Dipietro Receives Service Award

October 11, 2021

Director of Environmental Services Receives Award

Tom DiPietro, our Deputy Director of Environmental Services was awarded “The Elizabeth Walker Meritorious Service Award” 

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Donna Kinville Awarded VT Town Clerk of the Year

October 10, 2021

SB City Clerk  - Named Vermont Town Clerk of the Year

At the 85th Vermont Municipal Clerks’ and Treasurers’ Associations annual meeting, Donna Kinville was awarded the honor of being Vermont’s Town Clerk of the Year.

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GMWEA Interviews -  Bob Fischer

October 09, 2021

South Burlington Water Quality Superintendent 

Green Mountain Water Environment Association Interviews Bob Fischer our Water Quality Superintendent.  

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Library Checks Out Garden Tools!

October 08, 2021

Yard Work?  No Garden Tools?  Check Out the SB Library!

As Fall turns to windy days and floating leaves, gardeners are putting their gardens to bed. People who have been involved with the Seed Library may have saved some seeds to use and share in the spring

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Joe Gebo Receives Stormwater Award

October 07, 2021

Congrats Joe!

The Green Mountain Water Environment Association Stormwater Award was given to an individual or organization for their outstanding performance in stormwater management

Terry Francis Award

South Burlington Fire Chief Honored

October 06, 2021

Congratulations Chief Francis! 

The SBFD Chief Terry Francis was recently honored by the Vermont Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators –

Land Development Regulations

PC to Consider Amendments to Land Development Regulations

October 05, 2021

Public Hearing Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 7:00 PM to consider amendments to the Land Development Regulations. 

Freedom Flag

Freedom Flag Retirement

October 01, 2021

9/11 Remembrance “Freedom Flag”

As has been the tradition since receiving the 9/11 Remembrance “Freedom Flag”, SBFD newest members retired the flag flown at Fire Station #1 from public display. It will be flown again starting September 1, 2022.

Fire Dept Water Donation

SB City Fire Department Receives Water Donation

September 30, 2021

And we can say “Timing is everything”! 
On Thursday September 30th Farrell Distribution Incorporation donated a pallet of water to our City Fire Department.  


Youth Basketball Registration Now Open

September 29, 2021

Following a season-long hiatus last winter, we have been granted school gym use and are anticipating being able to run our normally scheduled program.

Lauren Drasler

Recreation Specialist Chooses A New Adventure

September 27, 2021
It is with sad hearts that we let you know that Lauren Drasler, our newest Recreation Specialist, has taken a literacy specialist position with the Essex/Westford school district. 

Hubbard Park

Hubbard Recreation & Natural Area Public Forum

September 27, 2021

Hubbard Recreation & Natural Area Public Forum
There was a public forum on September 23rd, to discuss project elements associated with the Hubbard Recreation & Natural Area.  

Quarry Hill 52 Units

New Quarry Hill Apartments Approved

September 27, 2021

New Quarry Hill Apartments
Planning and Zoning recently issued a zoning permit for construction to begin on a 52-unit multi-family building at 440 Quarry Hill Road.  

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Official Map Changes

September 27, 2021
City's Official Map
The City Council will be holding a public hearing on Monday October 4th to consider two changes to the City’s Official Map. The first would replace a planned roadway connection between Swift Street Extension and Hinesburg Road with planned recreation paths.

Weed Warrior II

Weed Warriors End the Season October 30th

September 26, 2021

The Weed Warriors will be gearing up for one last formal event on October 30th.
The location and time of day is TBD, but participants will have the opportunity to learn about invasive plant removal in the fall and winter.  Stay tuned for more information about this event.  In the meantime, you can contact Ashley Parker for more information (

Community Hike

Community Hike October 23rd - Red Rocks Park

September 25, 2021

Community Hike October 23rd
Hike with the Chittenden County Forester, Ethan Tapper

October 23rd
10 AM – 12 PM

Red Rocks Park

Allen Path Construction

Construction - Allen Road Shared Use Path

September 24, 2021

Construction of the Allen Road Shared Use Path connection is almost complete.  This project is closing an 800-foot long gap in the City’s shared use path network.


Development Review Board Seeks Volunteer

September 23, 2021
Development Review Board

The City of South Burlington seeks a volunteer to fill an opening on the Development Review Board, effective November 1, 2021.  The term expires June 30, 2023, with the potential for renewal of the 4-year term thereafter.  Visit our website at for an application.


Welcome to Fall

September 23, 2021
We are excited to announce this year's Halloween Events sponsored by SeaComm Federal Credit Union. Join us for one or for all of these spooktacular community events.

Bike and Ped

Bike and Pedestrian Connections Study - Take the Survey Today!

September 22, 2021
Queen City Park Road and Austin Drive Bike and Pedestrian Connections Study
The Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission, the City of South Burlington, and the City of Burlington are partnering with Toole Design Group to study 


All Smiles at Soccer

September 21, 2021
Our soccer season is in full swing.  We’ve met for two weeks with this past Saturday being our first official weekend of games.  There are over 225 participants across 16 teams and 2 clinics.  We have 5 coed teams of KinderPros, 8 coed teams of 1st and 2nd graders and 3 teams of boys in 3rd and 4th grade. 


Touch-a-Truck Event This Weekend

September 14, 2021
Join the South Burlington Recreation and Parks Department for a Touch-a-Truck event on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 1:00-3:00 pm in the University Mall Parking Lot.

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20th Anniversary of the 911 Attacks

September 09, 2021

The City of South Burlington Fire Department would like to invite the Community to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the 911 Attacks.
Please Join them this Saturday for an hour-long Sunset Memorial Event at:
Overlook Park 1830-1930 on Saturday Sept. 11th.


Senior Center Begins its Journey with Success

September 09, 2021
The Senior Center  kicked off its September programming with its first sit down meal on August 25th with an attendance of 60 participants. The center welcomed 6 volunteers who made the day a huge success.

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Keep Your Valuables Safe - Lock your Car

September 01, 2021

The community has experienced wide spread looting of unlocked vehicles. The instances have been occurring overnight and can be prevented when you take your valuables with you and lock your cars

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NOTICE - Hydrant Flushing

August 31, 2021

The City of South Burlington Water Department will be performing its annual hydrant flushing program beginning Wednesday, August 25 and continuing through October 15. 

Electric Vehicle Charging

Electric Vehicle Charging at City Hall 

August 30, 2021

Twelve new electric vehicle charging stations came online this month at 180 Market Street.  These stations (Chargepoint - Level 2) are open and available to the public 24-7. 

Hubbard Recreation Field

Public Forum Hubbard Recreation & Natural Area

August 29, 2021


Thursday, September 23    
5:30 pm
Kevin L. Dorn Senior Center
180 Market Street

Kimball Ave Bridge

UPDATE: Kimball Ave - Bridge Removal

August 27, 2021
UPDATE: Kimball Ave - Bridge Removal

Kimball Avenue bridge work continues. This aerial view shows progress on the removal of the old bridge.

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UPDATE:  Indoor Recreation Center

August 26, 2021

Since COVID-19, the planned indoor recreation project has been in a holding pattern at the schematic design level.  To begin the process to move the project forward, City staff provided a memo to the City Council at their regular Council meeting August 17, with a timeline and process to have the option to place the project on a March 2022 ballot. 

Jessie Baker

City Manager Message - Jessie Baker

August 25, 2021

Hello South Burlington! 

Starting this month, the Leadership Team (Department Heads) and I, in partnership with the City Commissions and City Council, will start a three to four-month process to make clear and intentional decisions about the policy priorities of the City and the implementation strategies we will use to achieve this vision.  In a council-manager form of government, staff must implement the City Council’s policies and priorities.  

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New City Attorney Named - Colin K. McNeil, Esq.

August 24, 2021

 The City of South Burlington is pleased to announce that Colin K. McNeil, Esq. has been hired as the South Burlington City Attorney.  Colin knows South Burlington well having worked with the City over the past several years, representing the City Council and Development Review Board as conflict counsel and on special projects

Assistance Available

If COVID-19 has caused you economic hardship, assistance is available. 

August 18, 2021

The 2021 Vermont COVID-19 Arrearage Assistance Program (VCAAP II) provides financial support to customers who may face disconnection of service because of past-due balances for their electric, landline telephone, Vermont Gas (natural gas), water or sewer/wastewater charges. 

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SoBu Nite Out Added Dates

August 17, 2021
We have added two dates to make up our rain outs from this season. A number of our food vendors will be on site for these additional dates. See our social media a few days prior to each date for that week's lineup.

Technical Difficulties

**  Now Resolved **  Phones are down at Public Library & City Hall and Service is Underway.

August 13, 2021
The South Burlington Public Library and City Hall phone system is currently down and service is underway.  We apologize for the inconvenience and ask you to be patient while service is underway.

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Airport Expansion

August 13, 2021
Construction will start this month on the new security terminal at the airport. A zoning permit was issued by the Planning & Zoning Department to begin work for the two-story, 33,440 square foot addition at the south end of existing terminal.  

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Coffee Corner Mornings

August 11, 2021
The Senior Center is off to a great beginning and now offer an opportunity to our seniors to join us every weekday morning for a cup of coffee or tea. Join us for a cup and to socialize!

Public Art Gallery

South Burlington Public Art Gallery Open

August 09, 2021
The South Burlington Public Art Gallery opened with an exhibition of extraordinary photographic portraits by South Burlington artist Todd R. Lockwood on Saturday August 7. 

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Grand Opening Celebration - Public Library & City Hall

August 04, 2021
The new South Burlington Public Library & City Hall was opened to the public during a celebration on Friday, July 23, 2021. 


SoBu Nite Out Thursday July 29 with Quadra and Fireworks!

July 28, 2021
Due to the popularity of this band and the wonderful addition of Fireworks, we are encouraging folks to car pool, bike and seek alternatives to on-site parking. Extended accessible parking for those with a placard will be available on-site.

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Senior Center Opens It's Doors

July 26, 2021
The Kevin L Dorn Senior Center in the new South Burlington Library and City Hall Building at 180 Market St is on its path to opening to the senior community. 

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July 23, 2021
The new senior center was opened during a dedication ceremony honoring former city manager Kevin Dorn. 


Recreation & Parks Dept Settles Into New Home at 180 Market St.

July 22, 2021
In the chaos of packed bankers boxes and coiled computer cords, we are slowly finding our way and settling into our new home at 180 Market Street.

Blue-Green Algae

Tis the Season for Cyanobacteria

July 21, 2021

As you prepare to head out to a local beach and keep cool with a quick dip in the water, please be sure to make sure the water is safe and free of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) blooms. Active blooms can be hazardous to humans and potentially deadly to dogs, so look before you leap and ensure the water is safe for you and your four legged friend.


Signal Work Ahead!

July 21, 2021
A long-planned traffic signal will be installed at the intersection of Hinesburg Road & Tilley Drive 

Gypsy Moth Caterpiller

The Year of the Gypsy Moth

July 21, 2021
All around Chittenden County, landowners and users of natural spaces are reporting an increase in the presence of Gypsy Moth caterpillars.

Dump Trucks

Shelburne-South Burlington US Route 7 Signals

July 20, 2021
Vermont Agency of Transportation

TRAFFIC IMPACT: Motorists should expect traffic control present with lane closures within the work areas


Rec Dept Does a 180, Moves to New Location

July 13, 2021
Our much anticipated move to 180 market street is upon us!  While we will continue to support our camps and our SoBu Nite Out Event this week, our office staff will be unavailable Wednesday July 14 and Thursday July 15, as our server is being transferred from the old building to the new building.

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Welcome Rebecca!

July 12, 2021
It is with great pleasure that we welcome Rebecca Isham to our Recreation and Parks Team.  As the Senior/Adult Recreation Specialist, she is eager to beginning planning for activities and events in our new Senior Center, which will open in August. She looks forward to meeting you at any of our upcoming Thursday SoBu Nite Out’s and at the City Hall Grand Opening Celebration on July 23. Read on for an introductory message from Rebecca.


The Year of the Gypsy Moth

July 09, 2021

All around Chittenden County, landowners and users of natural spaces are reporting an increase in the presence of Gypsy Moth caterpillars.  Some reports document only a few, while others share stories of swarms that are defoliating huge swaths of trees.  The City wanted to share all of the information it is aware of at this time in case residents have questions or concerns. 

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GRAND OPENING  - 180 Market Street - July 23rd!

July 07, 2021
YOU ARE INVITED to join us to officially open this new government center in the heart of our downtown—City Center.


Underwood Climate Change Resiliency Research Project

July 06, 2021
Students from the Yale School of the Environment have identified the Underwood property as being perfect for a study that will assess adaptation and trophic resiliency to climate change using old field plants, grasshoppers, and spiders.  They will be studying eight populations of red-legged grasshopper from locations experiencing different temperature variances.