Bob Kiss: A Steady Hand in Troubled Times

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As Mayor of Burlington, Bob Kiss has shown steady and effective leadership with demonstrated results.

As Mayor, Bob has:

  • Maintained essential city services without any increase in general fund taxes for the last two years.
  • Encouraged investment in Burlington by maintaining our high bond rating, even during troubled economic times.
  • Received overwhelming public support for his plan to revitalize the Moran Plant – a plan that will create new jobs and invigorate the economy.
  • Created citizen advisory committees to encourage public participation in decision-making.
  • Developed Burlington’s first-ever strategic plan for improving streets and public infrastructure
  • Helped to pass the Burlington Electric Department initiative for investing in alternative energy and producing cleaner, more reliable, and more affordable electricity for Burlington citizens
  • Helped facilitate the sale of city land to the Intervale, securing local food production and public recreation in the Intervale forever

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Under Bob’s leadership, Burlington’s economy has continued to grow, even in difficult times – with jobs and wages increasing far above the Vermont average.

Since Bob has been Mayor, Burlington has consistently received national accolades for our high quality of life.

Bob believes that government should put people first and meet people’s needs, and that Burlington should be open for business, but not for sale.

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