Community & Economic Development Office (CEDO)
The Community and Economic Development Office (CEDO) is a department of the City of Burlington. We work with the community to foster economic vitality; preserve and enhance neighborhoods, quality of life and the environment; and promote equity and opportunity for all residents of Burlington.
CEDO Staff E-Mail Addresses Have Changed: The domain "@ci.burlington.vt.us" has been closed. The new domain is "@burlingtonvt.gov." Visit our Staff Directory for a complete list of current e-mail addresses.
Availability of Funds: The City of Burlington is soliciting applications from community organizations and city departments for funding through its Community Development Block Grant program. Application packets for funding may be requested from the Community and Economic Development Office (CEDO) at email@example.com. The deadline for submission of applications is Monday, January 12, 2015 at 4 pm. [Read More]
UPDATED Draft Housing Action Plan: A revised version of the Draft Housing Action Plan is available here, and public comment is open again until the November 20 meeting of the Community and Developement & Neighborhood Revitalization Committee. Please view the comments on the earlier version here. [Read More]
Burlington Lead Program Awarded $3.4 Million Grant: On September 30, the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development announced grant awards under the federal fiscal year 2014 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). Burlington was awarded a $3.4 million grant as one of 20 communities under the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control grant program. We understand that HUD received 16 applications from among the 6 New England states and only 6 were selected for funding. These funds will allow the Burlington Lead Program to address lead-based paint hazards and other substandard housing conditions in 160 units over the next 3 years. For more information or to enroll your property in the program, please call 865-LEAD or go to www.burlingtonleadprogram.org. [Press Release] [HUD Press Release]
Parking in Burlington: The launch of the Downtown Parking Improvement Initiative, which includes a series of parking changes, new technology and revised rates, was originally slated for early October 2014. Due to a delay in availability of some of the new technology, these changes to the public parking system will now be in effect on November 1st. [Read More]
Social Justice AmeriCorps Positions Now Available: The We All Belong Program is currently hiring individuals who are committed to social justice to serve as AmeriCorps members starting in September 2014. We are seeking individuals who are excellent communicators and can work across cultures to support the diversity and equity work in Burlington area non-profits, schools and city departments. [Read More]
CEDO's programs are available to all people regardless of political or religious affiliation, race, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, HIV positive status or genetic information. For information on the accessibility of CEDO's programs, contact us at 802-865-7144 / firstname.lastname@example.org.