Burlington City Council

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6:30 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Burlington Councillors Hold Last Hearing on Proposed Gun Control Measures

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A large crowd was at City Hall Monday night for the last public hearing on three gun-control provisions proposed by the Burlington City Council. 

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6:30 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Burlington City Council Acts on Gun Measures

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The Burlington City Council has approved two gun control measures and sent a third back to committee.

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6:30 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Council Defeats F-35 Resolutions

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Days before the U.S. Air Force could make its decision whether to base new F-35 fighter jets at the Burlington International Airport, the Burlington City Council voted down resolutions aimed at preventing the planes from flying at the airport.  But opponents are not giving up on their efforts.

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6:30 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

City Attorney Releases Opinion on F-35 Legal Issues

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Burlington’s city attorney has released a report indicating the City Council has no authority to stop the military from basing F-35 fighter jets at the International Airport.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

With Liability Insurance Procured, F-35 Debate Returns to City Agenda

Burlington City Hall
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The city of Burlington has purchased an insurance policy for protection against potential lawsuits in connection with its airport. Now that the policy has been obtained, a delayed plan by the City Council to debate and vote on two resolutions related to basing F-35 fighter jets at the airport can be re-scheduled.

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12:30 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

City Council Postpones Discussion on F-35

Burlington City Hall
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The latest controversy over the potential basing of F-35 fighter jets at the Burlington International Airport isn’t over the plane. It’s about why the Burlington City Council has cancelled a review of the matter.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Burlington, VT Council Postpones F-35 Debate

Burlington City Hall
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The head of the city council in the Vermont city of Burlington says the council will not discuss the F-35 fighter jet at its upcoming meeting because of a lack of the proper insurance.

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12:30 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Burlington City Council Hears From Residents About F35 Plan

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The Burlington City Council heard public comment Monday night on a controversial U.S. Air Force proposal to base F-35 fighter jets at the National Guard base at the Burlington International Airport.

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6:30 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

City Council Committee Reviews Liveable Wage Law

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A committee of the Burlington City council is reviewing a law that requires businesses that contract with the city to pay a livable wage.

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North Country News
6:20 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Cops Barred from Gun Range

Burlington City Hall
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A Vermont gun club has barred a city’s police department from its firing range after city leaders approved a measure that could lead to an assault weapons ban.

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