SWCRPC Awarded VT ANR Funding to Assist with Surface Water Reclassification Efforts
The Southern Windsor County Regional Planning Commission (SWCRPC) has received funding from the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (VT ANR) Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), passed through the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) to assist with water quality planning efforts. Specifically, the SWCRPC will work with the State’s basin planner and the Town of Springfield to explore potential surface water reclassification.
Please contact Chris Yurek or at 802-674-9201 with any questions.
Invitation to Bid – Stormwater Master Plan (SWMP) for Downtown Springfield, Vermont
The Southern Windsor County Regional Planning Commission, in partnership with the Town of Springfield, invite qualified firms to submit proposals for the development of a stormwater master plan (SWMP) for downtown Springfield, Vermont. The deadline to submit proposals is November 27, 2018 at 5:00 PM EST. To access Request for Proposal (RFP) documentation, click here. To view Addendum #1 click here.
Regional Energy Plan Adopted
The SWCRPC developed a Regional Energy Plan to comply with Act 174 related standards. The plan contains an energy analysis, maps of regional resources and constraints, regional energy targets, and strategies needed to achieve the energy goals. It was adopted on June 25, 2018 after two duly-warned public hearings. It becomes effective on July 30, 2018. The plan can be downloaded in the Publications section of our website. The SWCRPC has submitted the plan to the Department of Public Service for a determination of energy compliance pursuant to Act 174 and 24 V.S.A. §4352. A public hearing is being planned for 6 pm on September 4th. Please contact Jason for more information.
West Windsor Dam Project
In the winter of 2017 SWCRPC, with several partners, completed a project to remove a mill dam to improve flood resiliency in West Windsor. For more information about the project, or to discuss removal of an unwanted dam on your property, contact Chris Yurek or Cindy Ingersoll.