Legislative Forum – 2/26
To our upcoming Legislative Forum on Monday, February 26th, 2018. We are sponsoring this event with SRDC, SRCOC and SOM in an effort to provide our commissioners and community members the opportunity to ask questions and to discuss pending legislation with our Legislators.
- Monday, February 26, 2018
- 8:00 – 9:30 am
- Lafayette Meeting Room, Holiday Inn Express, Springfield VT
We hope that you’re able to attend! Please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org or call 802-885-2779
New RPC newsletter – Welcome 2018!
Another RPC newsletter is out with useful information about:
- legislative updates
- VT Alert
- successful grant applications
- recently completed projects
- our upcoming Vermont Walk – Bike summi
- opportunity to comment on the draft Tactical Basin Plan
- …and much more!
Click here to check it out.
2018-2022 West Windsor Local Hazard Mitigation Plan – Comments and questions due by 1/31/2018
The Town of West Windsor is seeking comment on its 2018-2022 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan final draft. The purpose of this planning effort is to improve West Windsor’s resiliency to natural hazards through hazard assessment, recognition of vulnerable assets, and identification and implementation of mitigating strategies to reduce the impact of these hazards on the community. Please forward any questions or comments to Cindy Ingersoll by 1/31/2018. We welcome all input from our regional partners.
Draft Black/ Ottauquechee Tactical Basin Plan available for comment through 2/15
The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is hosting three (3) public hearings regarding the 2018 Basin 10 Tactical Basin Plan (TBP) for the Black River, Mill Brook, and Ottauquechee River watersheds. The Plan is intended to outline existing conditions within the basin as well as formulate future actions to address stressors. The hearings are scheduled as follows:
- January 23, 2018 from 6-8:30 at the West Windsor town hall.
- January 29, 2018 from 6-8:30 at the Woodstock town hall.
- January 30, 2018 from 6-8:30 at the Cavendish town hall.
The Agency will be accepting formal comments on the Plan until February 16, 2018. Comments may be submitted to Marie Caduto, Southeastern Vermont Watershed Coordinator, in writing, or verbally at any of the public hearings. For additional information, please contact Marie Caduto at email@example.com.
On May 4, 2018, SWCRPC and the Two Rivers – Ottauquechee Regional Commission are co-hosting the 2018 Vermont Walk Bike Summit in White River Junction. For more information about the event see the flyer and visit https://vtwalkbikesummit.com/
Energy “Best Practices”
Looking for more information about Water Quality Related Grants?
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.