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CVRPC Hosts Joint Training for Municipal Road Erosion Inventory Guidance
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CVRPC Hosts Joint Training for Municipal Road Erosion Inventory Guidance

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission hosted a joint training with the Vermont Agency of Transportation on May 26th to learn and share ideas on the interim Municipal Road Erosion Inventory Guidance. 30 planners from all of Vermont’s 11 Regional Planning Commissions, the VT Agency of Natural Resources, and the VT Agency of Transportation attended. … Continue reading

Town of Jericho and CCRPC to develop Jericho Stormwater Master Plan
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Town of Jericho and CCRPC to develop Jericho Stormwater Master Plan

With funds provided by a DEC Clean Water Initiative grant and the Town of Jericho, the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) has hired Watershed Consulting Associates of Burlington to develop a Stormwater Master Plan for the Town. This type of planning is needed now as the 2016 Jericho Comprehensive Town Plan predicts a 5% … Continue reading

Road erosion mapping in Chittenden County
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Road erosion mapping in Chittenden County

In an effort to help its municipalities prepare for DEC’s pending Municipal Roads General Permit, the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) completed several municipal Road Erosion Inventories this past summer. Working in partnership with Jim Ryan and other DEC staff, CCRPC adapted DEC’s inventory questions for use in a mobile app (Esri’s Collector for … Continue reading

Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program Workshops Offered
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Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program Workshops Offered

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is offering four workshops in September following the release of the next Request for Proposals (RFP) for the DEC Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program.  There are exciting new changes in the RFP as a result of the availability of Clean Water Fund dollars and feedback from many of our partners. DEC Staff will review changes … Continue reading

Board Seeks Input on Proposed Clean Water Fund Budget
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Board Seeks Input on Proposed Clean Water Fund Budget

The Clean Water Fund Board is soliciting comments on next year’s draft Clean Water Fund allocations (updated based on prior public comments) through September 28th at 4:30 pm. Draft Clean Water Fund Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Summary of Adjustments to June 30, 2016 Draft Send comments by email or mail to: Attention: Vermont Clean Water Initiative … Continue reading

Irene 5-Year Anniversary
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Irene 5-Year Anniversary

Irene 5-Year Anniversary celebration events were held in August 2016 in many towns across Vermont to share in memories of the second most devastating flood in our state, share the comradery in our response and celebrate our successful recovery in the last five years in rebuilding our towns to be more flood resilient. Some WSMD … Continue reading