Author: admin

Winooski Housing Commission Meeting on 10/22/18

Join the Winooski Housing Commission for their regular meeting:

Monday, 10/22/18 – 6:00 PM @ Winooski City Hall (27 W. Allen Street)

View the agenda for this meeting

Access previous minutes, agendas, and documents

Winooski Housing Commission meetings are open to the public – community members are encouraged to participate. 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.

Questions regarding this meeting can be sent to Heather Carrington, Community & Economic Development Officer: hcarrington@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

Housing Commission

3rd Annual CVOEO Financial Wellness Day

Join us for CVOEO’s third annual Financial Wellness Day!

Friday, October 26, 2018

2:30 PM – 5:30 PM @ VSAC (10 E Allen St, Winooski)

What is your next big financial goal? Information will include becoming a homeowner, starting a small business, building your credit, legal and healthcare support, budgeting, building savings, and more! Onsite interpretation provided. Enjoy a free afternoon for the whole family with ice cream sundaes, face painting, storytelling, raffle prizes, a bounce house, and a visit from Vermont Laker Monster’s Champ!

Click here to join the event on Facebook

Questions regarding this event can be sent to:

Kate Larose – Director, Financial Futures Program Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity

katelarose@cvoeo.org /  802 860 1417 x112

Development Review Board Meeting on 10/18/18

Join the Winooski Development Review Board for their regular meeting:

Thursday, 10/18/18 – 6:30 PM @ Winooski City Hall (27 W. Allen Street)

View the agenda for this meeting

Access previous minutes, agendas, and documents

Development Review Board meetings are open to the public – community members are encouraged to participate. 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.

Questions regarding this meeting can be sent to Eric Vorwald, Planning & Zoning Manager: evorwald@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

Development Review Board

Winooski City Council Meeting on 10/15/18

Join Winooski City Council for their regular meeting:

Monday, 10/15/18 – 6:00 PM @ Winooski City Hall (27 W. Allen Street)

View the agenda for this meeting

Download the meeting packet and documents

Winooski City Council meetings are open to the public – community members are encouraged to participate. Questions regarding this meeting can be sent to Carol Barrett, Winooski City Clerk:

cjbarrett@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

City Council

Halloween in Winooski 2018

 🦇🎃 Halloween in Winooski 2018 👻🍬

Sat. Oct. 27 2018 / 5 PM – 8 PM / #HALLOWEEN18

Presented by the City of Winooski, Season’s Greetings, Downtown Winooski, and The Haunted Mill.

Free admission, all are welcome!

Featuring:

Family-friendly fun at the VSAC building

• Live music by DJ Craig Mitchell
• Face painting & temporary tattoos by Face Mania
• Entertainment by Pirate Man Dan
• Spooky stories for kids by the Winooski Memorial Library
• Crafts and games by the Winooski Partnership for Prevention

…& More!

Season’s Greetings Festival of Pumpkins

Over 1000 jack-o-lanterns light up Rotary Park! Available Fri. 10/26 and Sat. 10/27.*

*Pumpkins don’t carve themselves! Help Season’s Greetings in the volunteer carving effort at the Winooski Senior Center on Sat. Oct. 20 (9 AM – 6 PM) & on Sun. Oct. 21 from (9 AM – complete). Snacks/refreshments will be provided – email Sally Tipson for more information: sallysflower@comcast.net

Downtown Trick-or-Treating

Thanks to Downtown Winooski, families can trick-or-treat at any of these participating Winooski businesses:

Autumn Records / Asian BistroBirdfolk Collective / Commodities Natural MarketDrafts N Crafts / Eden TaproomMandarinMcKee’s Pub and Grill / Misery Loves Co.The Monkey House / Mule Bar / Nectar & RootOur House Bistro / Papa Frank’s / RhoanScout & Co / Sweet BabuTiny Thai / Waterworks Food + Drink / Wishbone Collective

The Haunted Mill

Available Oct. 25, 26, & 27 / 6:30 – 10:30 PM

This haunt (Champlain Mill) is not intended for young children or the faint of heart. Recommended age is 13 years and older. May be considered too intense for some guests. ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK! Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10, all proceeds will go to the Winooski Food Shelf. Visit hauntedmillvt.com to learn more.

Click here to join the event on Facebook

This event is made possible by all of our community sponsors:

Beverage Warehouse / Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission / Community College of Vermont / Commodities Natural Market / Light-Works / 95 Triple X / Starbucks Coffee / TwincraftVermont Regenerative Medicine / VSAC /  Winooski Partnership for Prevention / Winooski Peace Initiative / Winooski Press

Free parking will be available in the Winooski Parking Garage from 5 – 8 on both Fri. Oct. 26 and Sat. Oct. 27.

Questions regarding Halloween in Winooski can be sent to Alicia Finley, Recreation and Parks Manager: afinley@winooskivt.org / 802 777 1621

Public Works Commission Meeting on 10/11/18

Join the Winooski Public Works Commission for their regular meeting:

Thursday, 10/11/18 – 6:30 PM @ Winooski City Hall (27 W. Allen Street)

View the agenda for this meeting

Access previous minutes, agendas, and documents

Public Works Commission meetings are open to the public – community members are encouraged to participate. 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.

Questions regarding this meeting can be sent to Jon Rauscher, Director of Public Works: jrauscher@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

Public Works Commission

Planning Commission Meeting on 10/11/18

Join the Winooski Planning Commission for their regular meeting:

Thursday, 10/11/18 – 6:30 PM @ Winooski City Hall (27 W. Allen Street)

View the agenda for this meeting

Access previous minutes, agendas, and documents

This meeting contains items pertaining to the Master Plan Revisioning process.

Planning Commission meetings are open to the public – community members are encouraged to participate. 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.

Questions regarding this meeting can be sent to Eric Vorwald, Planning & Zoning Manager: evorwald@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

Planning Commission

2018 General Election & Voting Information

The Vermont General Election will take place on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at the Winooski Senior Center (123 Barlow Street). Polls will be open from 7 AM to 7 PM.

Click here to view the sample ballot.

Registering to Vote in Winooski

You can register to vote by completing and returning a voter registration form to the City Clerk’s Office in person or by mail, to have an application sent to you please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 802-655-6410. You can download the Voter Registration Form or register via the Vermont Secretary of State Online Voter Registration System.

General information about voting in Vermont can be accessed via the VT Secretary of State website.

You need to include your Vermont driver’s license number or your Vermont Non-Driver ID number on the form. If you do not have a Vermont driver’s license or a non-driver ID or your license has been suspended, you may use the last four digits of your social security number.

Registration Deadline

Effective January 1 2017, there is no longer a voter registration deadline! Voters can register right up until the day of an election.

First Time Registering by Mail

If you are registering to vote in Vermont for the first time by mail, you must include a photocopy of an acceptable form of ID. Acceptable forms of ID are:

  • Valid photo ID (driver’s license or passport)
  • Current utility bill
  • Current bank statement
  • Another government document

Winooski City Hall / City Clerks Office: 27 West Allen Street, Winooski VT 05404 

Absentee Voting

If you will be out of town on an election day, you can:

  • Vote in person at City Hall no earlier than 45 days before a primary or general election or 20 days before a municipal election
  • Vote by mail by requesting an absentee ballot from the City Clerk’s Office

Winooski Polling Location

Winooski Senior Center / 123 Barlow Street, Winooski VT 05404 (7 AM to 7 PM on all election days)

Questions about voting in Winooski be sent to Carol Barrett, Winooski City Clerk:

cjbarrett@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

Voting

 

Winooski Housing Policy Panel: 10/9/18

Join the City of Winooski and the Winooski Housing Commission for a special Policy Panel:

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, / 6 PM – 8 PM

Click here to join the event on Facebook 

This event will provide education and outreach about housing policies under consideration, what they do, what they don’t do, how they work in tandem, and how they may affect property owners and development in Winooski. This event is free and open to all – community members are encouraged to join!

Featuring:

– Michael Monte, CFOO, Champlain Housing Trust

– Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition

– Brian Pine, former Housing Director, Community and Economic Development Office (CEDO), current City Councilor

– Erik Hoekstra, Managing Partner, Redstone Properties

– Key questions to be asked at this meeting include:

• How would inclusionary zoning work in tandem with a replacement ordinance?
• How do variations in inclusionary zoning requirements produce different outcomes across communities?
• What is entailed in compliance monitoring?
• How is compliance enforced?
• What time commitment and funding resources are necessary for monitoring and enforcement?
• How have other communities established effective compliance monitoring programs?

Questions about this event can be sent to Heather Carrington, Community & Economic Development Officer:

hcarrington@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410