Chamberlin Neighborhood & Burlington International Airport: Resolution, Letters, & Plans

Chamberlin Neighborhood & Burlington International Airport: Resolution, Letters, & Plans

The City of South Burlington, through its City Council, City Hall administration, and residents, has been in an ongoing conversation regarding the announced FAA Home Buyout Program announced in September 2016. The program identified 39 homes in the Chamberlin Neighborhood as eligible for participating in selling to the FAA, due to increased airport noise. Additionally, a noise abatement and home insulation program has been discussed in the City. While this is an ongoing discussion, there have been some recent actions that have been taken: Correspondence with the FAA In December…

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Cities Settle Tax Dispute — Burlington International Airport

Cities Settle Tax Dispute — Burlington International Airport

The city councils of both South Burlington and Burlington have approved a settlement agreement that draws to a close a dispute over property taxes paid to the City of South Burlington by the City of Burlington for the Burlington International Airport (BIA) property. This ends an approximately 5 year dispute between the two communities over the assessment of the BIA property that ultimately landed in Vermont Superior Court. The Councils took this action almost simultaneously at regular meetings held the evening of August 15th. “This was an enormously complex property…

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