Category Public Outreach

Video Presentation: Implementing a Future Land Use Element

On Monday, March 9, the Draft Review Committee welcomed Peter Gregory, Executive Director of Two Rivers Ottauquechee Regional Commission, to their monthly meeting. Peter gave a presentation about TRORC’s experience with creating a Future Land Use plan and map, and discussed the Commission’s experience with implementing it. The meeting was attended by members of the Draft

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Barre Farmers’ Market Provides Community Input

This weekend, Emily Nosse-Leirer, our Americorps VISTA, went to the Barre Farmers’ Market to gather community input for Plan Central Vermont’s Community Resources and Natural Resources and Environment elements. Normally, Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission staff collects community input through an online mapping tool designed to gather opinions from residents of Central Vermont. However, there

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Commission Feedback and Discussion on Strong & Diverse Economy Element

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission meeting on September 9, 2014 was busy, productive and full of thoughtful conversation. The commission approved two municipal plans, one for Roxbury and the other for Barre City. Several Barre City planning commission members were in the audience and answered questions about their planning process. There was lively discussion

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Town Commission Feedback

Staff attended a Planning Commission (PC) meeting in the Town of Waitsfield on July 1 to give a progress update on the Regional Plan and let the town know how it can be more involved throughout the update process. PC members discussed a number of trends and challenges the municipality is facing and brought light

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Welcome Emily, New AmeriCorps VISTA!

Please join us in welcoming our second-year SerVermont Americorps VISTA member, Emily Nosse-Leirer, who will be serving as Community Engagement Coordinator for the Plan Central Vermont project. starting August 11. Emily joins our office by way of Columbus, Ohio where she recently completed a Master’s Degree in Geography with a concentration in Urban, Regional and

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Vermont Comprehensive Economy Development Strategy (CEDS) now available

Ken Jones, an Economic Research Analyst for the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD), gave a PowerPoint presentation at CVRPC’s July 8 Commission meeting, sharing a summary of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) that was recently completed and released to the public. The idea for CEDS sparked during the aftermath of 2011’s Tropical

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Forest Stewardship Regional Report

The Forest Stewardship project is a collaboration between the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation and several regional planning commissions, including CVRPC, to use geographic information system (GIS) technology and a stakeholder engagement process to: Inventory and assess forest resources, Identify specific forest landscape types, and Produce strategies for each landscape type that will

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Town Commission Feedback

Staff attended Planning Commission (PC) meetings in the towns of Woodbury and Marshfield on May 19 and June 5, respectively, to give a progress update on the Regional Plan and let the towns know how they can be more involved throughout the update process. PC members discussed a number of trends and challenges the municipalities

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