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City of Winooski News Updates

Posted on: April 28, 2023

Apply to a Winooski Board, Commission, or Committee

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The City of Winooski is searching for engaged and dedicated residents to serve on our boards, commissions, and committees. These opportunities are an excellent way to get involved in the public process. Looking to get connected to your neighbors or discover a new way to give back to the community? Applicants with related experience, skill sets, and interests are encouraged to apply. Council and staff welcome diverse voices. If you've never served, we will do our best to support you!

Finance Commission 💲

The Winooski Finance Commission serves to advise the City Council on implementing the Economic Vitality section of the City’s Strategic Vision, where Winooski will "maintain and expand our economic development to ensure long-term vibrancy". Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 PM.

Inclusion and Belonging Commission 🌐

The Winooski Commission for Inclusion & Belonging acts as an advisory group for the City Council with a focus on equitable policies and best practices for inclusion. The City of Winooski seeks to appoint members that are as diverse as our community. Given the policy role in advising the Council, a commitment to principles and best practices of equity and inclusion are paramount.

NEW POSITION! Winooski Memorial Library Committee - Youth Member 📚

The Winooski Memorial Library Committee is now accepting applications for a Youth Member (student in or entering grades 8 - 12). Are you interested in learning more about the library? Are you knowledgeable about books and youth culture? Do you have a talent that you would love to share with our community? What programs, services, and changes do you want to see at the Winooski Memorial Library? This position runs through the school year (September - June). Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM. A scholarship is awarded at the end of the term!  

Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) Board of Commissioners ♻️

CSWD's mission is to reduce and manage the solid waste generated within Chittenden County in an environmentally sound, efficient, effective, and economical manner. Each CSWD member city or town appoints a representative and an alternate to serve on the Board of Commissioners, who meet monthly (6 PM on the 4th Wednesday of each month) to set policy and make major decisions. This volunteer opportunity is an excellent way to serve the community, get involved in the local decision-making process, and learn more about our important regional systems. Applicants with related experience, skill sets, and interests are encouraged to apply.

Winooski Valley Park District (WVPD) Trustee 🌳

WVPD is a hybrid 501(c)3 non-profit and incorporated Vermont Municipality whose mission is to plan, acquire, and manage lands and waters within the boundaries of its member municipalities in the Winooski River Valley for the purposes of conservation, preservation of natural areas, establishment of parks, and resource-based education and recreation. Created in 1972, the WVPD manages 18 parks and natural areas with over 1,750+ acres of conserved land within the boundaries of its member municipalities. The WVPD also provides environmental education through service learning and volunteer opportunities and collaborates with a wide variety of local partners, organizations, and volunteer groups to promote land management and conservation in the lower Winooski Valley. Featuring a variety of backgrounds and experiences, the WVPD Board is a great forum for anyone seeking an engaging experience in public service. Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 4:30 PM.

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