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March 19, 2018

Underwood Master Plan Presentation to City Council

Consultants from the SE Group will be presenting their Master Plan Concept to City Council on March 19, 2018. The presentation will include the concept plan presented to the public a couple of weeks ago along with the public input provided from that meeting.
March 13, 2018

City Announces Next Police Chief

Shawn Burke poised to assume the helm of South Burlington Police Department
The City of South Burlington has reached a tentative agreement with Shawn Burke to be the next chief of police.  Burke will fill the position upon the retirement of Chief Trevor Whipple in January 2019.

“Shawn Burke has the exact profile that we were looking for in a Chief to follow in Trevor’s footsteps,” said Kevin Dorn, City Manager.  “We have one of the premier departments in the state, if not in New England, and we had the opportunity to go out and recruit the very best candidate for this job.” 

March 12, 2018

Significant Invasive Removal at Wheeler

Those of you who frequent Wheeler Nature Park will soon see some significant work being done, as our Parks Foreman, Andrew Noonan, embarks on some significant invasive removal at this park.
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In 2014, the City of South Burlington, under the leadership of its Energy Committee (SBEC), joined a competition called the Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP).

During the two-year measurement period, SBEC hosted or participated in over 50 events, laying the foundation for ongoing progress.  South Burlington residents took action and are now saving over $750,000 in energy costs per year as a result – and continued savings will lead to more than $5 million in their pockets over time. 
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Police Chief Trevor Whipple to Retire in 2019

South Burlington Chief of Police Trevor Whipple has announced his plans to retire from the Police Department in January 2019.  Whipple has served as Chief for 12 years and has ushered in many modern and innovative approaches to law enforcement and public engagement.
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The closed landfill is a model of responsible solar siting. The solar array was commissioned on October 11, 2017 and a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on November 16.

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