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Heavenly Ryan Elected Co-Chair of New North End NPA Steering Committee

At the May Neighborhood Planning Assembly (NPA) steering committee meeting for Wards 4 & 7, Heavenly Ryan was elected co-chair of the New North End NPA Steering Committee. The NPA is a monthly gathering of residents to address issues within the city, meet with their elected officials, and serves the two largest wards in Burlington.

About Heavenly Ryan

Heavenly currently serves as secretary of the Burlington Libertarian Party, vice chair of the Vermont Libertarian Party, and works with her husband, at Advantage Creations of Burlington.


Heavenly Ryan
53 Avenue C
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Phone: 802/735-2149
Email: hryanvt (at)

Mar 2, 2005 – Ward 4 & 7 Steering Committee Meeting

7PM, Killarney Drive – Ward 4 & 7 Steering Committee Meeting


  • Welcome and Ground rules
  • Annoucements
  • Reports from Elected Officials
  • Nominations for Steering Committee – a slate of nominees and nominations from the floor

    • Peter Potts stepping down from Steering Committee due to scheduling conflicts
    • Jim Flint appointed new Chair of NPA

  • A presentation by Emily Price from the Burlington Food Council
  • A presentation by Ita Meno of CEDO about Community Development Block Grants, moderated by Helen Hossley
  • Speak out

Steering Committee new nominations:

  • Ward 4: Mary Jo Blondin – Lived in Burlington for over 30 years, lives on Killarney Dr, would like to become more active within community
  • Ward 7: JoAnna Cole – Lived in Burlington for one year, originally from Connecticut, a chemistry professor, lives at River’s Edge

Feb 2, 2005 – Ward 4 & 7 Steering Committee Meeting

7PM, Lakewood Parkway- Ward 4 & 7 Steering Committee Meeting

**Missing Steering Committee members:
Ward 4: Arthur Hogan
Ward 7: Linda Deliduka & Helen Hossley

Peter Potts called meeting to order, and after sorting through the presentation requests from Let the People Decide, Superintendent Amsden, and Mayor Clavelle / Brendan Kelleher, the committee has come up with the following agenda:

Wards 4 & 7 Neighborhood Planning Assembly
Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 7 p.m.
Lyman C. Hunt Middle School Learning Center

7:00 Welcome, Ground Rules and Announcements

7:10 YMCA/Moran Plant Proposal
Panel Discussion with representatives of the YMCA, CEDO and Let the
People Decide

7:30 Burlington School Budget Proposal
Lyman Amsden, Superintendent

7:40 Burlington Ballot Items
Peter Clavelle, Mayor
Brendan Kelleher, CAO

8:00 Wards 4 and 7 City Council and School Board Candidate Forum

8:45 Recap and Speak Out

9:00 Adjournment

Wards 4 & 7 Steering Committee:

The Steering Committee meets to set the agenda for the next meeting. You are welcome to participate, please contact Peter Potts for more information on the meeting.

Steering Committee members:
Ward 4: Mary Ann Blaisdell, Jim Flint, Margaret Gundersen, Arthur Hogan, Ralph Montefusco, & Peter Potts.

Ward 7: Ellie Blais, Linda Deliduka & Helen Hossley.