Mayor’s Office

Mayor Weinberger Releases Accountability Report Documenting Significant Progress on 96 Percent of Campaign Commitments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 2, 2015
Contact:  Mike Kanarick
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Mayor Weinberger Releases Accountability Report Documenting Significant Progress on 96 Percent of Campaign Commitments

Burlington, VT – Mayor Miro Weinberger today released an Accountability Report that lists the commitments he made to Burlingtonians as a candidate for Mayor in 2012 and provides progress reports on the action steps taken to meet those commitments.  The report demonstrates completion, implementation, or significant progress on 96 percent of his commitments.

“From the first day I took office, my Administration has been focused on making good on the commitments I made as a candidate three years ago,” said Mayor Weinberger.  “Now that I’ve served a full term in office, I wanted to share this report as part of my ongoing commitment to restore trust and confidence in City Hall.  As the report shows, we have made great progress on accomplishing those commitments – progress made possible through the dedicated team effort among our City Department leaders, the City Council, members of our community, and the Mayor’s Office.”

The report, available here, provides information on the commitments, the City Departments tasked with implementing the commitments, the progress made as of April 2015, and a summary of the action steps taken to make good on the commitments.  The progress toward a commitment is classified as follows:

·         Done – if the commitment has been completed;
·         Implemented and Ongoing –  if the commitment has been met, but requires continued attention to maintain;
·         Launched – if significant work has been undertaken to make good on the commitment, but it cannot yet be considered completed;
·         Incomplete – if the commitment has not yet been met; and
·         Reconsidered – if, upon further consideration, the commitment was better achieved through alternative means.

The 81 commitments cover topics ranging from financial savings to the Bike Path to ways to make Burlington more affordable.  Of the 81 commitments, the following represents how many fall into each classification:  41 done; 18 implemented and ongoing; 19 launched; 2 incomplete; and 1 reconsidered.

*Please see Mayor’s Accountability Report.

 

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Press Release Date: 
04/02/2015
City Department: 
Mayor's Office