At virtual meeting, Burlington City Council passes emergency measures - Seven Days

$1 million in proceeds from the sale of Burlington Telecom will be spent on residents in need.

"The council, which met via the video-conferencing platform Zoom, unanimously approved a resolution to create what Mayor Miro Weinberger has dubbed the Resource and Recovery Center, among other relief measures. "These are funds that allow the city to mount an urgent response," the mayor said. The response center will be staffed by employees from the city's Community Economic Development Office. About $200,000 of the $1 million will help pay those workers' salaries, which are normally grant-funded, Weinberger said."

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