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SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

2018 Transportation Alternatives Grant

This funding opportunity is offered through the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) as part of VTrans’ commitment to improving the quality of state waters and providing funding to municipalities to assist in their efforts.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

RFP for low-income pellet heating program

RFP to create and administer a program to install pellet heating stoves/systems and change-out old, non-certified wood stoves with EPA certified wood/pellet stoves or heating systems for low-income residents in Rutland County.

OCTOBER 05, 2017

USDA Rural Development Grants

USDA Rural Development is accepting applications for funding through the Community Facility and Water and Environmental Programs.

OCTOBER 17, 2017

Community Committee

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OCTOBER 17, 2017

Regional Committee

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OCTOBER 17, 2017

Regional Board of Commissioners Meeting

Join us for the Regional Board of Commissioners Meeting.

OCTOBER 26, 2017

LEPC 2 Meeting

Annual Meeting + Tier II site mapping project preview

NOVEMBER 02, 2017

Changing Face of Retail in Vermont’s Downtowns

Vermont’s retail landscape is a critical building block for downtown economic development. It is also evolving along with our downtowns, shopping habits, and regulatory climate.

DECEMBER 06, 2017

Local EMD Seminar

Emergency management for locals with a broad brush introduction to duties, resources, practical advice and best practices.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

2018 Transportation Alternatives Grant

All program grant funds for SFY18 and SFY19 are reserved for municipalities for environmental mitigation projects relating to stormwater and highways, including eligible salt and sand shed projects. Grants funded through this program must have a transportation link.

VTrans has identified the following as potentially eligible project types:

- Planning Studies (stormwater inventories, flow restoration plans, phosphorus control planning)

- Salt/Sand Sheds

- Vactor Trucks/High-Efficiency Sweepers

- Bank Stabilization

- Culvert Replacement/ Re-sizing

- Stream Bank Stabilization

- Detention Ponds

- Check Dams

- Swirl Separators

- Permeable Pavers

- Infiltration Basins

- Gravel Wetlands

- Subsurface Detention Systems

- Bio Filters

- Bio Retention Systems

Full info at: http://vtrans.vermont.gov/highway/local-projects/transport-alt

Add to Calendar 09/21/2017 09:00 AM 09/21/2017 11:00 AM USA/Denver 2018 Transportation Alternatives Grant All program grant funds for SFY18 and SFY19 are reserved for municipalities for environmental mitigation projects relating to stormwater and highways, including eligible salt and sand shed projects. Grants funded through this program must have a transportation link. VTrans has identified the following as potentially eligible project types: - Planning Studies (stormwater inventories, flow restoration plans, phosphorus control planning) - Salt/Sand Sheds - Vactor Trucks/High-Efficiency Sweepers - Bank Stabilization - Culvert Replacement/ Re-sizing - Stream Bank Stabilization - Detention Ponds - Check Dams - Swirl Separators - Permeable Pavers - Infiltration Basins - Gravel Wetlands - Subsurface Detention Systems - Bio Filters - Bio Retention Systems Full info at: http://vtrans.vermont.gov/highway/local-projects/transport-alt VTrans Organizer Organizer e-mail false MM/DD/YYYY aEjbMOWRxzkGJzxrImEB15516

Time: NOV 22, 2017

Place: VTrans

More Info: Scott.Robertson @vermont.gov

SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

RFP for low-income pellet heating program

The Clean Energy Development Fund released a request for proposals (RFP) to create and administer a program that will serve low-income residential Vermonters in Rutland County with the installation of pellet heating stoves/systems and change-out of old non-certified wood stoves with EPA certified wood/pellet stoves or heating systems.

Questions and proposals can be sent to the CEDF Fund Manager at:
andrew.perchlik@vermont.gov
-OR-
Public Service Department
CEDF
112 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620

Here is the link to the CEDF announcements web page where you can download the RFP:
http://publicservice.vermont.gov/content/recent-announcements

Add to Calendar 09/27/2017 09:00 AM 09/27/2017 11:00 AM USA/Denver RFP for low-income pellet heating program The Clean Energy Development Fund released a request for proposals (RFP) to create and administer a program that will serve low-income residential Vermonters in Rutland County with the installation of pellet heating stoves/systems and change-out of old non-certified wood stoves with EPA certified wood/pellet stoves or heating systems. Questions and proposals can be sent to the CEDF Fund Manager at: andrew.perchlik@vermont.gov -OR- Public Service Department CEDF 112 State Street Montpelier, VT 05620 Here is the link to the CEDF announcements web page where you can download the RFP: http://publicservice.vermont.gov/content/recent-announcements Clean Energy Development Fund Organizer Organizer e-mail false MM/DD/YYYY aEjbMOWRxzkGJzxrImEB15516

Time: OCT 24, 2017

Place: Clean Energy Development Fund

More Info: http://publicservice.vermont.gov/content/recent-announcements

OCTOBER 05, 2017

USDA Rural Development Grants

Funds may be used by municipalities and non-profits to finance improvements to essential community facilities (healthcare facilities, municipal buildings, educational facilities and more) and to invest in water, wastewater and stormwater systems.

Application deadlines for the upcoming 2018 fiscal year are fast approaching. Apply by the “State Pool” deadline to maximize your access to funding.

To submit a competitive application, please reach out to the Rural Development specialist servicing your area for support in developing your project and submitting your application.

www.rd.usda.gov/vt

Add to Calendar 10/05/2017 09:00 AM 10/05/2017 11:00 AM USA/Denver USDA Rural Development Grants Funds may be used by municipalities and non-profits to finance improvements to essential community facilities (healthcare facilities, municipal buildings, educational facilities and more) and to invest in water, wastewater and stormwater systems. Application deadlines for the upcoming 2018 fiscal year are fast approaching. Apply by the “State Pool” deadline to maximize your access to funding. To submit a competitive application, please reach out to the Rural Development specialist servicing your area for support in developing your project and submitting your application. www.rd.usda.gov/vt USDA Rural Development Organizer Organizer e-mail false MM/DD/YYYY aEjbMOWRxzkGJzxrImEB15516

Time: Ongoing

Place: USDA Rural Development

More Info: www.rd.usda.gov/vt

OCTOBER 17, 2017

Community Committee

Add to Calendar 10/17/2017 09:00 AM 10/17/2017 11:00 AM USA/Denver Community Committee RRPC Library Organizer Organizer e-mail false MM/DD/YYYY aEjbMOWRxzkGJzxrImEB15516

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Place: RRPC Library

More Info: Elysa

OCTOBER 17, 2017

Regional Committee

Add to Calendar 10/17/2017 09:00 AM 10/17/2017 11:00 AM USA/Denver Regional Committee RRPC Conference Room Organizer Organizer e-mail false MM/DD/YYYY aEjbMOWRxzkGJzxrImEB15516

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Place: RRPC Conference Room

More Info: Ed Bove or Mary Kay Skaza

OCTOBER 17, 2017

Regional Board of Commissioners Meeting

Add to Calendar 10/17/2017 09:00 AM 10/17/2017 11:00 AM USA/Denver Regional Board of Commissioners Meeting RRPC Conference Room Organizer Organizer e-mail false MM/DD/YYYY aEjbMOWRxzkGJzxrImEB15516

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Place: RRPC Conference Room

More Info: Ed Bove or Mary Kay Skaza

OCTOBER 26, 2017

LEPC 2 Meeting

Join LEPC2 for its annual meeting and a preview of a Tier II site mapping project from RRPC that will be made available to first responders in the Rutland region.

Add to Calendar 10/26/2017 09:00 AM 10/26/2017 11:00 AM USA/Denver LEPC 2 Meeting Join LEPC2 for its annual meeting and a preview of a Tier II site mapping project from RRPC that will be made available to first responders in the Rutland region. TBA Organizer Organizer e-mail false MM/DD/YYYY aEjbMOWRxzkGJzxrImEB15516

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Place: TBA

More Info: Mary@RutlandRPC.org

NOVEMBER 02, 2017

Changing Face of Retail in Vermont’s Downtowns

Join VCDA and VRGA on November 2 at the Vergennes Opera House to:

• Hear from a panel of downtown retail establishments and organizations on their perspective and experience navigating changes, challenges, and opportunity in the retail landscape

• Hear success stories from retail establishments across the state around successful marketing, collaboration, growth, expansion, and transition over time.

• Engage in deep dive discussion to capture key challenges, opportunities, and action/strategy for the work ahead to boost, support, diversify, and grow downtown retail throughout the state.

For more information, contact Theresa Bachand at 802-229-9111 or tbachand@vlct.org.

Add to Calendar 11/02/2017 09:00 AM 11/02/2017 11:00 AM USA/Denver Changing Face of Retail in Vermont’s Downtowns Join VCDA and VRGA on November 2 at the Vergennes Opera House to: • Hear from a panel of downtown retail establishments and organizations on their perspective and experience navigating changes, challenges, and opportunity in the retail landscape • Hear success stories from retail establishments across the state around successful marketing, collaboration, growth, expansion, and transition over time. • Engage in deep dive discussion to capture key challenges, opportunities, and action/strategy for the work ahead to boost, support, diversify, and grow downtown retail throughout the state. For more information, contact Theresa Bachand at 802-229-9111 or tbachand@vlct.org. Vergennes Opera House Organizer Organizer e-mail false MM/DD/YYYY aEjbMOWRxzkGJzxrImEB15516

Time: 9am-3pm

Place: Vergennes Opera House

More Info: tbachand@vlct.org

DECEMBER 06, 2017

Local EMD Seminar

Topics covered include:
- 10 Essential functions
- The "flow" of a disaster
- Phases of emergency management
- The Local Emergency Operations Plan (LEOP)
- Partners and state support
- ICS and other acronyms
- Mobilizing community
- Statue and directives

Call or email for more information or to save your seat!

Add to Calendar 12/06/2017 09:00 AM 12/06/2017 11:00 AM USA/Denver Local EMD Seminar Topics covered include: - 10 Essential functions - The "flow" of a disaster - Phases of emergency management - The Local Emergency Operations Plan (LEOP) - Partners and state support - ICS and other acronyms - Mobilizing community - Statue and directives Call or email for more information or to save your seat! RRPC Organizer Organizer e-mail false MM/DD/YYYY aEjbMOWRxzkGJzxrImEB15516

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Place: RRPC

More Info: Mary@RutlandRPC.org

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