Covid 19

Update #63: Announcing the Local Skill Accelerator Program with Champlain College, coronavirus numbers and where we go from here, property tax bills for August, + more

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

2:00 p.m.

Today’s briefing includes an announcement of a new partnership between the City and Champlain College, Chittenden County’s coronavirus numbers and where we go from here, an update on property tax bills for August, and more. The new partnership will create a "Local Skill Accelerator" and a substantial new discount for Burlington residents interested in pursuing certificates online with Champlain College. Details are available here, and VSAC Educational Counselors can also assist interested individuals identify their career training options and potential funding sources (

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.

Find all of the Mayor's updates on the City website: