Covid 19

Update #34: COVID-19's impact on City finances, CARES Act grant for the Airport, Beta Technologies expands at Airport, extension of permitting deadlines, + more

Monday, April 27, 2020

2:00 p.m.

Today's COVID-19 briefing includes an overview of the City’s initial financial plan for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021 in response to COVID-19, a response to the homicide that occurred on North Avenue last night, information about extension of zoning and building permit deadlines due to COVID-19, a federal CARES Act grant of $8.7 million for the Burlington International Airport, information about how Beta Technologies is expanding at the Airport and working to design aircraft powered by 100 percent renewable electricity, and more.

Watch the full briefing in the video below, and join us live every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 2:00 pm for the latest updates in the City's response to COVID-19. There are three ways to watch these updates live: 1) through Facebook Live, 2) through Zoom webinar at this link:, or 3) by phone using this number: (929) 205-6099, webinar ID: 981 431 445. Thanks to CCTV Channel 17, these briefings also are available to watch on Channel 317 and the Channel 17 YouTube page.