Hack the Stacks

Bradley Holt (Code for America Brigade Captain with Code for BTV), Mayor Miro Weinberger, Rubi Simon (Library Director, Fletcher Free Library) and Jason Pelletier (Code for America Brigade Captain with Code for BTV) at Hack the Stacks | Credit: James Lockridge

City of Burlington

Since June of 2013, Code for BTV has collaborated with several departments and programs of the City of Burlington.

The City of Burlington's Mayor's Office is a municipal partner of Code for BTV. We have collaborated on numerous events and the City of Burlington's open data platform. We have also collaborated with numerous departments and programs of the City of Burlington, and look forward to continuing this work together.

Read the Letter of Support from the Mayor's Office.

Municipal Collaborations

Code for BTV has collaborated with these departments and programs of the City of Burlington:

  • Mayor's Office
  • Fletcher Free Library
  • CEDO
  • Burlington Telecom
  • Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront
  • Burlington Electric Department
  • Burlington City Arts
  • BTV Ignite

About Code for BTV

Code for BTV is an official Code for America Brigade that facilitates sustainable collaborations on civic software and open data projects between coders, designers, and organizations (both governmental and non-governmental) in the greater Burlington, Vermont area. Code for BTV hosts events for civic hackers to come together and work on building and reusing civic apps and support open data initiatives.

"Burlington's membership and participation in the Code for America Brigade will allow us to continue innovating within our City and provide a tremendous opportunity to collaborate with other innovative cities around the country."

Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger

Code for BTV has engaged over 60 civic hackers on well over 20 projects with an estimated 2,000 hours of volunteer time contributed since its launch with the National Day of Civic Hacking in June of 2013. Code for BTV has held monthly meetups in addition to two major hackathons, the National Day of Civic Hacking and Hack the Stacks: Civic Hacking at Fletcher Free Library.

Code for BTV program partners include Big Heavy World, Fletcher Free Library, the City of Burlington Mayor's Office, NOFA-VT, and the Office of the UVM Vice President for Research. James Lockridge and Nick Floersch are Code for America Brigade Captains with Code for BTV. Please feel free to contact them directly with any questions or comments you have.