While the COVID-19 work at home order remains in effect for local, regional and state governments, the Community Planning + Revitalization Division offers a pop-up series of conversations on Vermont Planning & Permitting Innovations, focused on tools to help communities adapt to the rapidly changing world. Please scroll down to register for the upcoming webinar on Parking Regulations, Thursday, June 4 from 3-4 PM.
Vermont Department of Housing and Community Development Awards $464,920 in Municipal Planning Grants
Fast Charging Vermont's Highway Corridors
The State of Vermont wishes to expand the statewide network of electric vehicle charging stations (also called Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment, or EVSE) in accordance with the Vermont Beneficiary Mitigation Plan of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust with a specific focus in this round of grant funding on fast charging (DCFC) stations in priority locations on highway corridors.
As required by law, the Department of Housing and Community Development annually submits a report to the Vermont Legislature on the uses of State and federal funds awarded or appropriated for housing development and housing assistance and subsidies.
A conversation about planning that achieves the results desired by the community. We introduce the updated Vermont Planning Manual and discuss ways to create an inclusive process and a plan that meets statutory requirements while providing the town with clear and strategic direction. The webinar took place on February 15, 2017. Contact your local Regional Planning Commission for information about follow up events.
Act 157 directed the Agency to develop recommendations to fill the gap in our housing and infrastructure needs. Over the summer and fall, the Steering Committee and staff reviewed existing programs and statutes, gathered stakeholder input and evaluated the housing and infrastructure needs throughout Vermont.