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Scheduled Winter Parking Ban on 12/11/17 Has Ended

The citywide winter parking ban scheduled on 12/11/17 has been lifted as of 10 AM, 12/13/17. Street parking is now permitted.

Street parking is prohibited in the Downtown Core from 2:30 AM 6 AM (Dec. 1st Mar. 31st), regardless of notification.

Overnight parking in the Winooski Parking Garage on Cascade Way is available for $2 (pay at the kiosk) from 6 PM to 7 AM.

The City of Winooski reserves the right to tow vehicles at the owners expense.

Please visit www.winooskivt.org/parking for more information.

To receive up-to-date winter parking ban advisories, text Winooski to 888-777 or click here to register for NIXLE emergency alerts: https://local.nixle.com/register/

Note: landline users must regularly retrieve their updates by calling the dedicated parking ban line: 802-655-3908.

Additionally, winter parking ban signs located at multiple points in the City will flash when a winter parking ban is in effect.

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Notice of Public Works Commission Meeting on 12/14/17

Join the Winooski Public Works Commission for their regular meeting on Thursday, 12/14/17 (6:30 pm @ Winooski City Hall, 27 West Allen Street). Meetings are open to the public – community members are encouraged to join.

The Public Works Commission is a standing group of residents tasked to assist with strategic planning for the Public Works Department at the City of Winooski. The Commission will focus on the services and programs provided by the Department, including streets & sidewalks, water/waste & stormwater, energy, maintenance of park grounds, municipal facilities, fleet & the downtown parking garage.

Click here to view the agenda for this meeting.

For previous meeting minutes and documents, click here.

Questions regarding the Public Works Commission can be forwarded to Jessie Baker, Staff Liaison to the Winooski Public Works Commission: jbaker@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

Public Works Commission

Citywide Winter Parking Ban Scheduled For 11 pm on 12/11/17

A citywide winter parking ban is scheduled for tonight, 12/11/17 starting at 11 PM. Street parking will be prohibited until further notice.

Street parking is prohibited in the Downtown Core from 2:30 AM – 6 AM (Dec. 1st – Mar. 31st), regardless of notification.

Overnight parking in the Winooski Parking Garage on Cascade Way is available for $2 (pay at the kiosk) from 6 PM to 7 AM.

The City of Winooski reserves the right to tow vehicles at the owner’s expense.

This parking ban will be in effect until an additional NIXLE message is sent, indicating that the ban has been lifted.

To receive up-to-date winter parking ban advisories, text ‘Winooski’ to 888-777 or click here to register for NIXLE emergency alerts: https://local.nixle.com/register/

Note: landline users must regularly retrieve their updates by calling the dedicated parking ban line: 802-655-3908.

Additionally, winter parking ban signs located at multiple points in the City will flash when a winter parking ban is in effect.

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Notice of Joint Planning and Housing Commission Meeting on 12/13/17

Join the Winooski Planning Commission and the Winooski Housing Commission for a joint meeting on Wednesday, 12/13/17 (6:30 pm @ Winooski City Hall / 27 W. Allen Street). Meetings are open to the public – community members are encouraged to join.

The Planning Commission is responsible for setting out land use and development policies for the City, as adopted by the City Council. Vermont statute lays out broad policies; these are tailored locally in each community. The Municipal Development Plan is the land use policy document for the City and is implemented through the Unified Land Use Regulations Both Plan and Ordinance are work-products of the Commission.

The purpose of the Housing Commission is to engage the Winooski community in developing the vision of housing in Winooski in alignment with the Strategic Vision, and to assist with making strategic policy decisions to guide staff work. The Commission will serve in an advisory capacity to the Planning Commission. The Housing Commission will assess community housing needs, perform data-gathering and analysis, and establish city-wide goals for housing. It will make recommendations for housing policy, and identify the tools to incentivize the City’s housing goals.

Click here to view the agenda for this meeting.

For previous meeting minutes and documents, click here.

For questions regarding this meeting or the Winooski Planning Commission, contact Paul Dreher, City of Winooski Staff Liaison to the Winooski Housing Commission: pdreher@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

For questions regarding this meeting or the Winooski Housing Commission, contact Heather Carrington, City of Winooski Staff Liaison to the Winooski Housing Commission: hcarrington@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

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Housing Commission

Notice of Development Review Board Meeting on 12/14/17

Join the Development Review Board for their regular meeting on 12/14/17 (6:30 pm at Winooski City Hall, 27 West Allen Street). Meetings are open to the public – community members are encouraged to join.

The Development Review Board (DRB) is a quasi-judicial volunteer resident board that upholds the standards and procedures defined in the Winooski Zoning Ordinance. The DRB reviews and makes decisions on subdivisions, site plans, conditional uses, variances, and appeals of the Zoning Administrator’s determinations.

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For previous meeting minutes and documents, click here

Development Review Board

Main Street Revitalization Project Page Via CCRPC

Our friends at the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission have finalized our Main Street Revitalization Project page. There, community members can find all Main Street Revitalization Project updates. Updates can also be acquired by:

Subscribing to City of Winooski updates

• Following us on FacebookTwitter

• Registering for issues of the Winooski Front Porch Forum

• Attending any Winooski Planning Commission meeting

Live streaming or viewing an archived public meeting recorded by Channel 17 / Town Meeting TV

For questions regarding the Main Street Revitalization Project or the Winooski Planning Commission, contact Paul Dreher, Planning and Zoning Manager: pdreher@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

Main Street Revitalization Project Introduction and Community Input Meeting

MLK Day of Service 2018

Join us for the MLK Day of service on Monday, January 15th, 2018!

Through a partnership with the AmeriCorps VISTA program, The City of Winooski provides an annual opportunity to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. through community service opportunities.

This year, we encourage community members to sign up for one of these volunteer activities:

• Build a little free library / 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Through a generous donation and partnership with ReSource, we’ll have materials available to build little free libraries at the Winooski Fire Department building (120 Main Street, Winooski VT 05404) for future distribution.

• Revamp the Winooski Food Shelf / 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Our friends at the Winooski Food Shelf (24 West Allen Street, Winooski VT 05404) need help with a clean-up and reorganization effort to keep their program running well.

• Make greeting cards for military veterans / 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us at the Winooski Senior Center (123 Barlow Street, Winooski VT 05404) to make greeting cards for military veterans and their families. Volunteers will provide materials and company for this crafty project.

• Community Meal / 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

End a day of service by joining us for a free community meal at the Winooski Senior Center. Meet your neighbors, make a new friend, and share your story of service.

Click here to sign up for any of these service activities! 

Click here to join the Facebook event.

Questions regarding the MLK 2018 event or our Volunteer Program can be forwarded to Aphaia Lambert-Harper, Community Engagement & Volunteer Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA) / 802 655 6410 / alambertharper@winooskivt.org

Notice of Public Safety Commission Meeting on 12/12/17

Join the Winooski Public Safety Commission for their regular meeting on Tuesday, 12/12/17 (6:30 pm @ Winooski City Hall, 27 West Allen Street).  Meetings are open to the public – community members are encouraged to join.

The Public Safety Commission is responsible for strategic planning for the Public Safety Division at the City of Winooski. The Commission will focus on the services and programs provided by the Code Enforcement, Fire, and Police departments.

Click here to view the agenda for this meeting.

For previous meeting minutes and documents, click here.

Public Safety Commission