Trainings

Fair Housing Training 2021

This workshop is designed to provide relevant information to municipal officials, realtors, lenders, affordable housing developers and property managers, this workshop will:

  • Provide an introduction to Vermont and federal fair housing laws;
  • Discuss the current barriers to fair housing choice in Vermont;
  • Examine the legal requirements impacting municipal zoning practices;
  • Review tools that enable municipalities to comply with those requirements; and
  • Explore planning concepts that encourage development of affordable housing. 

All municipalities receiving community development grants from the Vermont Community Development Program must complete a Fair Housing Training as a condition of funding. Any municipality dealing with issues such as affordable housing, group homes, residential care facilities, requests for accessibility modifications, or seeking VCDP funding, cannot afford to miss this workshop. See the VCDP Fair Housing Training Policy.

All Fair Housing Trainings are free and open to the public. To join the event, please login through GoTo Meeting using the information below: 

Fair Housing Training
Wed, Apr 28, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

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United States: +1 (872) 240-3311

Access Code: 902-453-557

 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

HUBZone Certification Program - Claremont, NH

Date/Time: 

Check-In 9:00am - 9:15am

Presentation & One-on-One Meetings 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM 
 

Status: Open - 20 places remaining 
Registration Deadline: 3/22/2019 9:00 AM (EDT)
Fee: No Fee 

Point of Contact: VT PTAC (802) 828-5237
Center: Vermont Procurement Tech Assistance Ctr.
Location: River Valley Community College - 1 College Place, Claremont NH 03743

Training Topics: Government Contracting, HUBZones

Description: HUBZone Certification Program - NH/VT Joint Event

Please join the New Hampshire PTAC and the Vermont PTAC for a free workshop on the HUBZone certification program in New Hampshire and Vermont. Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) certification gives qualified businesses a competitive edge when bidding on federal contracts as the program’s set-aside contracts limit competition to only HUBZone certified businesses.

Discussion topics include:

  • Eligibility
  • Does it make sense for your business?
  • Application process
  • Effectively marketing your HUBZone status

A Small Business Administration (SBA) specialist will be on-site to answer your questions and free one-on-one meetings with a PTAC counselor are available immediately following the presentation to begin work on your application.

New Hampshire HUBZones: Coos, Grafton, and Sullivan Counties 
Vermont HUBZones: Addison, Bennington, Essex, Orange, Orleans, Rutland, Windham, and Windsor Counties.

Contact us for more information or click here to register.

Event presented by the New Hampshire Procurement Technical Assistance Center (NH PTAC) and the Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (VT PTAC)

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Fair Housing Training

Removing Barriers to Strengthen Communities: Affordable Housing and Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing at the Local Level.

To register call Shaun Gilpin, Dept. of Housing and Community Development, 802-828-1346, or email shaun.gilpin@vermont.gov and put “AFFH Training” in the subject line.

This workshop is designed to provide relevant information to municipal officials, realtors, lenders, affordable housing developers and property managers, this workshop will:

  • Provide an introduction to Vermont and federal fair housing laws;
  • Discuss the current barriers to fair housing choice in Vermont;
  • Examine the legal requirements impacting municipal zoning practices;
  • Review tools that enable municipalities to comply with those requirements; and
  • Explore planning concepts that encourage development of affordable housing. 

All municipalities receiving community development grants from the Vermont Community Development Program must complete a Fair Housing Training as a condition of funding. Any municipality dealing with issues such as affordable housing, group homes, residential care facilities, requests for accessibility modifications, or seeking VCDP funding, cannot afford to miss this workshop. See the VCDP Fair Housing Training Policy.

All Fair Housing Trainings are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Leading Locally: Design Review for Preservation Planning

Join Historic New England and the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation for a two-day workshop on design review for preservation planning. Historic district and design review commission members, local planners, students, and historic preservation advocates will learn how to plan for preserving neighborhoods, downtowns, and village centers using design review bylaws.

Location: Hotel Coolidge, 39 South Main Street, White River Junction, VT

Registration Information: Historic New England

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Leading Locally: Design Review for Preservation Planning

oin Historic New England and the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation for a two-day workshop on design review for preservation planning. Historic district and design review commission members, local planners, students, and historic preservation advocates will learn how to plan for preserving neighborhoods, downtowns, and village centers using design review bylaws.

Location: Hotel Coolidge, 39 South Main Street, White River Junction, VT

Registration Information: Historic New England

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:30pm

Fair Housing Workshops

Removing Barriers to Strengthen Communities: Affordable Housing and Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing at the Local Level.

LOCATION: Agency of Commerce & Community Development, Calvin Coolidge Conference Room, 6th Floor, Deane C. Davis Building, 1 National Life Drive, Montpelier, VT
TO REGISTER:  Call Shaun Gilpin, Dept. of Housing and Community Development, 802-828-1346, or email shaun.gilpin@vermont.gov
MORE INFORMATION: Click here

This workshop is designed to provide relevant information to municipal officials, realtors, lenders, affordable housing developers and property managers, this workshop will:

  • Provide an introduction to Vermont and federal fair housing laws;
  • Discuss the current barriers to fair housing choice in Vermont;
  • Examine the legal requirements impacting municipal zoning practices;
  • Review tools that enable municipalities to comply with those requirements; and
  • Explore planning concepts that encourage development of affordable housing. 
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Fair Housing Workshop

Removing Barriers to Strengthen Communities: Affordable Housing and Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing at the Local Level.

LOCATION: Green Mountain Technical and Career Center, 738 VT 15 W, Hyde Park, VT
TO REGISTER:  Call Shaun Gilpin, Dept. of Housing and Community Development, 802-828-1346, or email shaun.gilpin@vermont.gov
MORE INFORMATION: Click here

This workshop is designed to provide relevant information to municipal officials, realtors, lenders, affordable housing developers and property managers, this workshop will:

  • Provide an introduction to Vermont and federal fair housing laws;
  • Discuss the current barriers to fair housing choice in Vermont;
  • Examine the legal requirements impacting municipal zoning practices;
  • Review tools that enable municipalities to comply with those requirements; and
  • Explore planning concepts that encourage development of affordable housing. 
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Intro to GIS/GPS

$100, Approved for VT Land Surveyors Continuing Education Credit # CE416-0216

Participants will gain an understanding of fundamental geospatial concepts which they will then apply in learning how to use online mapping applications, consumer grade GPS receivers, and QGIS open source GIS software. QGIS will be used to explore and display geospatial data, to create new geospatial data, to perform simple geospatial analysis, and to compose basic maps appropriate for printing or publishing. Participants will develop a mapping question or project that they will explore and build on throughout the course. Training manual chapters from last year's class are posted  so you can check out what is covered or use them for self-training. 

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
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