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.
Job Openings at CEDO:
Revised Housing Action Plan: A revised version of the Draft Housing Action Plan is available here. The previous version is also provided here for reference. The plan was under discussion by the City Council's Community Development and Neighborhood Revitalization Committee from November to January, and the revised version reflects comments received and provided by that Committee. You can view public comments received on the earlier and revised versions here.
Public Information Hearing: A Public Information Hearing on the Public Questions to be voted on at the Annual City Meeting will be held on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in Contois AuditoriumCity Hall, 149 Church St., Burlington, VT. More information can be found on the Downtown TIF page.
Burlington Town Center Public Input Tool Live! Please visit our new web page for public engagement and the latest news on the Burlington Town Center Redevelopment process.
Request for Proposals: The Burlington Lead Program (BLP) is seeking proposals for a new enrollment campaign/strategy. Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 6, 2015. [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.