Invitation to Bid – Springfield Transfer Station Stormwater Infrastructure – Due 7/6
The SWCRPC, in partnership with the ONRCD and the Town of Springfield, invite qualified firms to submit project bids for stormwater infrastructure construction at the Springfield Transfer Station. A mandatory pre-bid site visit will be held on site on Friday, June 29 at 10AM. Sealed bids are due to the SWCRPC on Friday, July 6 by 4PM. Click here for RFP documentation.
2018 Clean Water Week – July 29th – August 4th
We invite you to join us in celebrating Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and wetlands, and the tremendous efforts of businesses, farms, communities, and organizations to protect and restore clean water. For more information, click here
The Southern Windsor County Regional Planning Commission is seeking a Planner to join our team. Applications will be accepted until July 13, 2018. Click here for more information.
Municipal Highway and Stormwater Mitigation Program Grant Applications due 7/13
The second year of this grant program has been announced. There are many eligible transportation projects including planning studies, salt/ sand sheds, bank stabilization, culvert replacement, vactor trucks/ high efficiency sweepers, etc.
Workshops: June 26th and 27th
Application deadline: July 13, 2018
More info: http://vtrans.vermont.gov/highway/Municipal-Highway-and-Stormwater-Mitigation-Program
For assistance or more information contact Chris.
June RPC Newsletter!
Our June newsletter is here and includes grant opportunities, weather safety at public events, information about the Regional Energy Plan, an introduction to our newest staff member, and much more!
Regional Enhanced Energy Plan – available for review with public hearing on 6/25
The SWCRPC has developed a draft Regional Energy Plan to comply with Act 174. The plan contains an energy analysis, maps of regional resources and constraints, regional energy targets, and strategies needed to achieve the energy goals. The first of at least two public hearings for this plan was held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 12 noon at Martin Memorial Hall in Ascutney, VT. The second public hearing will be held on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 12 noon at Martin Memorial Hall in Ascutney, VT. Click here for more information.
VT Bicycle and Pedestrian Grant Applications due 6/22
This year’s round of Vermont Bicycle and Pedestrian grant applications are due on June 22nd. The intent of the program is to improve access and safety for bicyclists and/or pedestrians through the planning, design and construction of infrastructure projects. There are informational workships on Tuesday, May 8 (1pm – 3pm) and Wednesday, May 9 (6pm – 8pm) via a webinar.
Energy “Best Practices”
Check out http://swcrpc.org/grants/ for more information about programs such as Better Roads, Ecosystem Restoration, and the pilot Grants In Aid Program.
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.