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FEBRUARY 06, 2019

January 2019 MRGP Newsletter

FEBRUARY 07, 2019

We're hiring!

The RRPC is looking for a Community Planner to join our talented planning team! Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Ed Bove, Executive Director, RRPC at ebove@rutlandrpc.org

FEBRUARY 15, 2019

2019 Vermont Watershed Grant Applications Due February 15th

The Vermont Watershed Grants Program is now accepting applications for projects that protect and restore the state's lakes, streams, and wetlands, and enhance Vermonters’ understanding and enjoyment of these treasures.

DECEMBER 10, 2018

Planning Projects on Your Farm This Winter?

Thinking about investing in new infrastructure or equipment to grow your business in 2018? The Vermont Farm Fund can help with no-hassle, low-interest loans to Vermont farmers and value-added food producers.

JANUARY 24, 2019

Fair Haven Hazard Mitigation Plan

FEBRUARY 01, 2019

Rutland Town Hazard Mitigation Plan

FEBRUARY 06, 2019

2019 Emergency Management Events

FEBRUARY 13, 2019

EMD/C February 2019 Roundtable

FEBRUARY 14, 2019

2018 Investment Report and Interagency Clean Water Projects Dashboard

FEBRUARY 26, 2019

Road Commissioner Network Session

FEBRUARY 28, 2019

Town Officials Open House @ The Bus

MARCH 11, 2019

2019 Downtown Transportation Fund

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RRPC is a pickup location for Farm Fresh Connect. Order online from local farms and pick them up each Wednesday at our downtown office!

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RRPC is a pickup location for Farm Fresh Connect. Order online from local farms and pick them up each Wednesday at our downtown office!

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FEBRUARY 06, 2019

January 2019 MRGP Newsletter

Check out the Municipal Roads General Permit (MRGP) newsletter for January 2019!


The VTDEC has included important information relating to schedules and permit requirements, training opportunities, and resources available to towns in 2019.


For more information visit: 
https://dec.vermont.gov/…/permit-in…/municipal-roads-program



For assistance with the MRGP permit, implementing projects or funding and grant opportunities, call Barbara at the RRPC: barbara@rutlandrpc.org or (802)775-0871 x207


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Check out the Municipal Roads General Permit (MRGP) newsletter for January 2019!

The VTDEC has included important information relating to schedules and permit requirements, training opportunities, and resources available to towns in 2019.

For more information visit: 
https://dec.vermont.gov/…/permit-in…/municipal-roads-program

For assistance with the MRGP permit, implementing projects or funding and grant opportunities, call Barbara at the RRPC: barbara@rutlandrpc.org or (802)775-0871 x207

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FEBRUARY 07, 2019

We're hiring!

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FEBRUARY 15, 2019

2019 Vermont Watershed Grant Applications Due February 15th

The Vermont Watershed Grants Program is now accepting applications for projects that protect and restore the state's lakes, streams, and wetlands, and enhance Vermonters’ understanding and enjoyment of these treasures.

Watershed Grants are available to municipalities, local and regional government agencies, sporting clubs, non-profit organizations, and water-related citizen groups. Past grant-funded projects have included invasive species education, shoreline vegetation restoration and the removal of old dams and replacement of culverts to improve fish habitat and movement.

For 2019, $85,000 is available to fund three categories of projects, with the award maximum in parentheses: 



  • Education and Outreach ($5,000)

  • Planning, Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring ($3,500)

  • Implementation ($10,000)


This program is supported by Conservation License Plate funds and is co-administered by the Fish & Wildlife Department and the Department of Environmental Conservation.


Visit the Vermont Watershed Grants webpage for more information, including links to the Application Guide and Application. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2019. For questions, contact Chris Powers.

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The Vermont Watershed Grants Program is now accepting applications for projects that protect and restore the state's lakes, streams, and wetlands, and enhance Vermonters’ understanding and enjoyment of these treasures.

Watershed Grants are available to municipalities, local and regional government agencies, sporting clubs, non-profit organizations, and water-related citizen groups. Past grant-funded projects have included invasive species education, shoreline vegetation restoration and the removal of old dams and replacement of culverts to improve fish habitat and movement.

For 2019, $85,000 is available to fund three categories of projects, with the award maximum in parentheses: 

  • Education and Outreach ($5,000)
  • Planning, Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring ($3,500)
  • Implementation ($10,000)

This program is supported by Conservation License Plate funds and is co-administered by the Fish & Wildlife Department and the Department of Environmental Conservation.

Visit the Vermont Watershed Grants webpage for more information, including links to the Application Guide and Application. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2019. For questions, contact Chris Powers.

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DECEMBER 10, 2018

Planning Projects on Your Farm This Winter?

Planning Projects on Your Farm This Winter?


Thinking about investing in new infrastructure or equipment to grow your business in 2018? The Vermont Farm Fund can help with no-hassle, low-interest loans to Vermont farmers and value-added food producers.


They offer Business Builder loans from $5,000-30,000 at 3% interest.



The VFF is a nonprofit true revolving loan fund: as the community of recipients pays back their loans, funds are replenished for the next cycle of borrowers.


In 2018 the VFF made nearly $300,000 in loans, for projects ranging from ice cream blast freezers, fruit wine production, chicken processing space, loading dock improvements, tortilla production equipment, sweet potato washers, a livestock scale, fencing, new packaging, greenhouse improvements, and much more!


If you have an idea for a project that helps to grow your food and farm-based business but need to finance your project, please call 802-560-3099 or visit www.vermontfarmfund.org.


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Planning Projects on Your Farm This Winter?

Thinking about investing in new infrastructure or equipment to grow your business in 2018? The Vermont Farm Fund can help with no-hassle, low-interest loans to Vermont farmers and value-added food producers.

They offer Business Builder loans from $5,000-30,000 at 3% interest.

The VFF is a nonprofit true revolving loan fund: as the community of recipients pays back their loans, funds are replenished for the next cycle of borrowers.

In 2018 the VFF made nearly $300,000 in loans, for projects ranging from ice cream blast freezers, fruit wine production, chicken processing space, loading dock improvements, tortilla production equipment, sweet potato washers, a livestock scale, fencing, new packaging, greenhouse improvements, and much more!

If you have an idea for a project that helps to grow your food and farm-based business but need to finance your project, please call 802-560-3099 or visit www.vermontfarmfund.org.

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JANUARY 24, 2019

Fair Haven Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Town of Fair Haven is currently engaged in hazard mitigation planning and is updating the Fair Haven, Vermont Local Hazard Mitigation Plan. 


For more information on the planning process or to find out about upcoming meetings, contact Steffanie Bourque at the RRPC – sbourque@rutlandrpc.org or 802-775-0871 x206.

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The Town of Fair Haven is currently engaged in hazard mitigation planning and is updating the Fair Haven, Vermont Local Hazard Mitigation Plan. 

For more information on the planning process or to find out about upcoming meetings, contact Steffanie Bourque at the RRPC – sbourque@rutlandrpc.org or 802-775-0871 x206.

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FEBRUARY 01, 2019

Rutland Town Hazard Mitigation Plan

Rutland Town is currently engaged in hazard mitigation planning and is updating the Rutland Town, Vermont Local Hazard Mitigation Plan. 


For more information on the planning process or to find out about upcoming meetings, contact Steffanie Bourque at the RRPC – sbourque@rutlandrpc.org or 802-775-0871 x206.

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Rutland Town is currently engaged in hazard mitigation planning and is updating the Rutland Town, Vermont Local Hazard Mitigation Plan. 

For more information on the planning process or to find out about upcoming meetings, contact Steffanie Bourque at the RRPC – sbourque@rutlandrpc.org or 802-775-0871 x206.

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FEBRUARY 06, 2019

2019 Emergency Management Events

Check out the emergency management events for 2019!

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Check out the emergency management events for 2019!

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FEBRUARY 13, 2019

EMD/C February 2019 Roundtable

Join us for the EMD/C February Roundtable at the Rutland Regional Planning Commission on February 13th from 12-2PM.  Discussion topics will include Sheltering and Care with special guest Kerri Foley from the American Red Cross - Vermont! 


Open to the public and lunch will be provided! We hope to see you there!

Add to Calendar 02/13/2019 09:00 AM 02/13/2019 11:00 AM USA/Denver EMD/C February 2019 Roundtable

Join us for the EMD/C February Roundtable at the Rutland Regional Planning Commission on February 13th from 12-2PM.  Discussion topics will include Sheltering and Care with special guest Kerri Foley from the American Red Cross - Vermont! 

Open to the public and lunch will be provided! We hope to see you there!

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FEBRUARY 14, 2019

2018 Investment Report and Interagency Clean Water Projects Dashboard

Come learn about the Vermont Clean Water Initiative Program!


Emily Bird and Helen Carr from the VT Department of Environmental Conservation will discuss the newly launched Interagency Clean Water Projects Dashboard. Find out what clean water projects have been funded in your area! RSVP at anr.cleanwatervt@vermont.gov.


For more information: https://dec.vermont.gov/watersh…/cwi/outreach/lecture-series



Questions about water quality programs in the Rutland Region? Contact Barbara Noyes-Pulling at the RRPC! (802)775-0871 x207 or barbara@rutlandrpc.org


Add to Calendar 02/14/2019 09:00 AM 02/14/2019 11:00 AM USA/Denver 2018 Investment Report and Interagency Clean Water Projects Dashboard

Come learn about the Vermont Clean Water Initiative Program!

Emily Bird and Helen Carr from the VT Department of Environmental Conservation will discuss the newly launched Interagency Clean Water Projects Dashboard. Find out what clean water projects have been funded in your area! RSVP at anr.cleanwatervt@vermont.gov.

For more information: https://dec.vermont.gov/watersh…/cwi/outreach/lecture-series

Questions about water quality programs in the Rutland Region? Contact Barbara Noyes-Pulling at the RRPC! (802)775-0871 x207 or barbara@rutlandrpc.org

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FEBRUARY 26, 2019

Road Commissioner Network Session

The RRPC is hosting a Road Commissioners' Network Session on February 26, 2019 from 12-2PM!


Come join us at the West Rutland Town Garage for a Network Session with a special presentation by Stu Johnson with Vermont Local Roads. These events are a great way for municipalities to network and collaborate on town highway projects. Come hungry - lunch will be provided!


Questions? Contact: Devon Neary at devon@rutlandrpc.org or (802)775-0871 x203.

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The RRPC is hosting a Road Commissioners' Network Session on February 26, 2019 from 12-2PM!

Come join us at the West Rutland Town Garage for a Network Session with a special presentation by Stu Johnson with Vermont Local Roads. These events are a great way for municipalities to network and collaborate on town highway projects. Come hungry - lunch will be provided!

Questions? Contact: Devon Neary at devon@rutlandrpc.org or (802)775-0871 x203.

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Place: West Rutland Town Garage

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FEBRUARY 28, 2019

Town Officials Open House @ The Bus

The Rutland Regional Planning Commission and Marble Valley Regional Transit District - The Bus is hosting an Open House for Town Officials on February 28th at 6PM!


The Open House will be an opportunity for Town Officials to meet with MVRTD staff and learn about how they serve the Rutland Region. In addition, it will be a chance for towns to ask questions and provide feedback on current service and future needs.


Come tour the facility and see the buses! Refreshments will be provided.



There will also be original photography of "The Bus" from Bob Van Degna - recently featured The Alley Gallery's Rutland: Real and Imagined!


RSVP to Devon Neary at the RRPC - (802)775-0871 or devon@rutlandrpc.org.


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The Rutland Regional Planning Commission and Marble Valley Regional Transit District - The Bus is hosting an Open House for Town Officials on February 28th at 6PM!

The Open House will be an opportunity for Town Officials to meet with MVRTD staff and learn about how they serve the Rutland Region. In addition, it will be a chance for towns to ask questions and provide feedback on current service and future needs.

Come tour the facility and see the buses! Refreshments will be provided.

There will also be original photography of "The Bus" from Bob Van Degna - recently featured The Alley Gallery's Rutland: Real and Imagined!

RSVP to Devon Neary at the RRPC - (802)775-0871 or devon@rutlandrpc.org.

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Place: The Bus - 158 Spruce Street

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MARCH 11, 2019

2019 Downtown Transportation Fund

The Downtown Transportation Fund supports revitalization efforts in designated downtowns each year with over $300,000 in funding. Investment in the infrastructure of public spaces stimulates public investment and creates a sense of identity and pride in Downtowns across Vermont. 


The Downtown Transportation Fund is a financing tool which assists municipalities in paying for transportation-related capital improvements within or serving a Designated Downtown. Past projects include streetscape improvements, electric vehicle charging stations, parking facilities, rail or bus facilities, utility relocation, street lighting and wayfinding signage.  


For more details check out: https://accd.vermont.gov/community-development/funding-incentives/downtown-transportation-fund.


*Application deadline: March 11, 2019. 

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The Downtown Transportation Fund supports revitalization efforts in designated downtowns each year with over $300,000 in funding. Investment in the infrastructure of public spaces stimulates public investment and creates a sense of identity and pride in Downtowns across Vermont. 

The Downtown Transportation Fund is a financing tool which assists municipalities in paying for transportation-related capital improvements within or serving a Designated Downtown. Past projects include streetscape improvements, electric vehicle charging stations, parking facilities, rail or bus facilities, utility relocation, street lighting and wayfinding signage.  

For more details check out: https://accd.vermont.gov/community-development/funding-incentives/downtown-transportation-fund.

*Application deadline: March 11, 2019. 

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