Mayor Miro Weinberger Announces Meagan Tuttle as City’s Next Planning Director

Mayor Miro Weinberger Announces Meagan Tuttle as City’s Next Planning Director 

Burlington, VT – Today, Mayor Miro Weinberger announced Meagan Tuttle as the City’s next Planning Director. Meagan has served as Burlington’s Principal Planner for more than six years and brings more than a decade of planning experience to the role. Since June, she has also served as the City’s COVID-19 Response Leader, coordinating the City’s internal and external efforts to respond to the pandemic. 

“After six years of working closely with Meagan on some of the Administration’s highest priorities and most high-profile initiatives, I could not be more pleased to appoint her as Planning Director,” said Mayor Weinberger. “Meagan is a dedicated City employee and a collaborative colleague, and I know Burlingtonians will benefit from her leadership.” 

“I am grateful for the opportunity to continue serving the City in this new capacity,” said Meagan Tuttle. “I look forward to bringing together the multi-disciplinary perspective of long-range planning with cross-departmental data and analytics programs to help implement key city priorities.” 

Meagan’s extensive accomplishments include:  

  • Organizing the Mayor’s 2019 Housing Summit and leading the development and implementation of resulting policy reforms. 

  • Leading the first comprehensive update to the City’s master plan in +20 years. 

  • Co-managing the process to develop downtown street design standards and plans to redevelop City Hall Park and St. Paul Street. 

  • Recognition by the Vermont Planner’s Association as Professional Planner of the Year (2021) and the Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association as Professional Planner of the Year (2021). 

  • Serving as President of the Vermont Planners Association and President-elect of the Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association. 

Meagan has been a Burlington resident for six years and lives in the New North End with her partner.  

Next Steps 

Mayor Weinberger plans to bring forward Meagan’s appointment for Council confirmation at the Nov. 8 City Council meeting. If confirmed, Meagan will start on Nov. 9 and will be the first woman to serve the City of Burlington as  Planning Director.  



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