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Rutland Regional Planning Commission

The Rutland Regional Planning Commission serves 27 communities and provides assistance on a range of community development activities and issues.

The RRPC provides leadership and technical expertise to encourage cooperative planning within and among the region's communities and area wide interests. more

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Did you hear the news about our Board Commissioner Annette Smith? She was named Burlington Free Press’ “Vermonter of the Year”! The award was given to her “for her persistent efforts as a citizen advocate, a vocation as old as Vermont itself”. MORE

Act 174: Integrating Land Use and Energy Planning What It Means for Your Town MORE

$200k in Planning Funds Available to Improve Transportation and Economic Vitality in Community Centers! VTrans and DHCD are pleased to announce $200,000 in available planning grant funds to expand transportation options while fostering economic vitality for our businesses and communities. The program is open to municipalities (except Chittenden County communities that have a separate source of funding) and grant applications are due January 13, 2017.

All applicants must participate in a pre-application meeting with program staff by December 16, 2016. MORE

State seeks input on Draft Plan to Restore Lake Champlain and Public Information meeting in Rutland MORE

Vermont Clean Water Initiative The Vermont Clean Water Act, Act 64, passed the Vermont Legislature in 2015. The goal of this act is improve the quality of Vermont's waters and to implement the plan for a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) of phosphorous loading into Lake Champlain. Resources in the form of state staffing, funding and educational outreach have been dedicated to this work. Regional Planning Commissions also have received funding to work on water quality planning and outreach. These collective activities are now referred to as the Vermont Clean Water Initiative.

For more information, visit the VT Department of Environmental Conservation's new website.

NEW Town Plan Report Template to Satisfy Requirements of T24-§4384 MORE

Smart Growth Connection Project MORE

Stormwater Management Green Infrastructure Toolkit for Vermont Towns MORE

Hubbardton Town Plan MORE

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