Modeling Community Success
- Silver Maple Room, 4th Floor Dudley Davis Center 590 Main St., Burlington, Vermont (map)
Cities and town throughout the U.S. are leading climate economy development today. What are some of the creative ways communities have organized and how have they measured success? What’s next?
Moderated by Noelle MacKay, Director of Community and Economic Development, City of Burlington Vermont
Mayor Bob Dixson is a native Kansan and he has been a resident of Greensburg since 1985. Sustainable building, renewable energy, and “green” technologies are the cornerstones of the recovery of Greensburg after a 2007 tornado.
Working to encourage fair and equitable development and new economic development projects as well as moving major projects forward for the city of Burlington Vermont.
Darron is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. Under his leadership; KEA has moved toward being a nearly 100% renewable energy driven electric utility while maintaining static electric rates.
Serving the City of Burlington as mayor since March 2012 Mayor Weinberger has focused on enhancing quality of life for residents, fiscal stewardship of the City’s assets, innovation and economic development, addressing the City’s housing shortage, and 21st century policing.