• 180 Market Street

    Community Center

    On November 6, voters approved a new community center at 180 Market Street; future home of the public library, senior center, and City Hall. This long-planned public space in City Center will be partially supported by TIF District funding and City Center Reserve funds.


    Open Space Update

    If you haven't visited one of the Natural Areas, we encourage you to do so.

  • Check out our parks!


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February 12, 2019


The Fiscal Year 2020 budget has been approved by City Council and is on the ballot for March 5, 2019. Want to learn more?
February 11, 2019

Article III: Charter Amendment 1 - 1% Local Options Tax

There are 5 articles on the Annual City Meeting Ballot (not to include the school ballot items). The articles include elections for City Councilors, municipal budget, local options tax, rental car tax, and raising the age for purchase of tobacco products. You can view the ballot items here.

Today, we'll focus on additional information on Article III.

ARTICLE III - City Charter Amendment 1 : 1% local options tax

January 29, 2019

Dog Park Public Forum and Survey

We want your input about dog parks in SoBu. 
  • Attend a public forum on Tuesday, February 5 (6:00-7:30pm)
  • Take our survey online.
The gathered information will inform the Dog Park Committee as they prepare a recommendation for the location of future dog parks for City Council to consider in the spring.
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In 2014, the City of South Burlington, under the leadership of its Energy Committee (SBEC), joined a competition called the Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP).

During the two-year measurement period, SBEC hosted or participated in over 50 events, laying the foundation for ongoing progress.  South Burlington residents took action and are now saving over $750,000 in energy costs per year as a result – and continued savings will lead to more than $5 million in their pockets over time. 
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Police Chief Trevor Whipple to Retire in 2019

South Burlington Chief of Police Trevor Whipple has announced his plans to retire from the Police Department in January 2019.  Whipple has served as Chief for 12 years and has ushered in many modern and innovative approaches to law enforcement and public engagement.
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The closed landfill is a model of responsible solar siting. The solar array was commissioned on October 11, 2017 and a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on November 16.

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