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At last night’s planning commission meeting, oh boy was that an interesting one. Ya ready #BTVCc #btv?

In attendance:
1 @bbavt rep
1 @ChamplainEdu Rep
1 slumlord (Von Turkovich)
2 @uvmvermont reps
2 former/current #btvcc
3 affordable housing reps, including @chtrust and @VT_AHC
5 renters/@TenantsUnionBTV members (me!)

An *almost* representative spread of those with power

Essentially the planning commission wants to lower the AMI% for housing ownership, lower unit sizes for IZ, and make it easier for developers to not build on-site (depending on neighborhood). Also some debate around requiring colleges to abide by IZ (more on this in a bit)

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Yesterday the @TimesArgus published a story about the senseless murder of Courtney Gaboriault at the hands of her abusive ex-boyfriend. This fundamentally flawed article demands a formal response. #btv #vt #vtpoli…
Despite the headline, the @timesargus spends considerable space glorifying a domestic abuser and murderer, and dismissing his victim as an afterthought. And let’s be clear: He is no victim. #btv #vt #vtpoli
The first mention in the story of a human being is of the killer, in the lede, referring to him in positive terms. #btv #vt #vtpoli
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