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.