Public Meeting

Clean Water Board Meeting

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm in the Dewey Conference Room (R206), Dewey Building, National Life Complex, Montpelier

The Clean Water Board will meet on September 25, 2018 to provide orientation for newly appointed Board members and to begin discussions to draft the State Fiscal Year 2020 Clean Water Fund budget. This meeting is open to the public. Please RSVP by emailing Emily Bird. Visit the Clean Water Fund Budget Process webpage for more information. 

Directions: The Dewey Building is located at the National Life Complex in the far corner of the parking lot opposite the Main and Davis buildings. The Dewey Conference Room is the located behind the restrooms to the left when you enter the building.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 4:00pm

Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on Lake Champlain's Future Annual Retreat

The Vermont Citizens Adivsory Committee on Lake Champlain's Future Annual Retreat is Tuesday, July 24th, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm in the Montpelier Room (D026), Davis Building, National Life Complex, Montpelier. A draft agenda is below. RSVP by emailing Bethany.Sargent@vermont.gov

10:00 – 11:00 am

Welcome and introductions (10 minutes) – Lori Fisher
Public comments (5 – 10 minutes)
Updates (10 minutes)
     Review and vote on April 9th Meeting Summary – Lori Fisher
     Distribute SFY18 Annual Accounting Summary – Bethany Sargent
Review VTCAC charge (10 min) – Lori Fisher
Discuss VTCAC public and legislative appointments and identify actions (15 min) – Lori Fisher
Chair and vice chair elections (5 minutes)

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Identify potential meeting topics, guest presenters, and locations for September 2018 – May 2019, and develop a plan for increasing public engagement (75 min) – Lori Fisher

12:15 – 1:15 pm – Lunch (Provided for VTCAC members)

1:15 – 3:30 pm

Presentation and discussion: Lake Champlain policy objectives and strategies (75 min) – David Deen
Outline 2019 Lake Champlain Action Plan priorities, identify work group members and production timeline (60 minutes) – Mark Naud and Lori Fisher

3:30 pm – Adjourn

Parking: There is a limited number of public parking spaces at the National Life Complex. Carpooling is encouraged. Additional parking is available just down the hill from National Life at the Department of Labor on Green Mountain Drive, where the Capital Shuttle stops prior to National Life.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:30pm

Clean Water Conversation

Join the Clean Water Conversation - Thursday, July 12, 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Winooski Room (M240), National Life Building, Montpelier

Learn about the Clean Water Fund budget process and opportunities to provide input on next year’s allocations through a Clean Water Conversation. Attend in person (RSVP by email) or online (via Skype for Business). Clean Water Initiative Program staff are also available, by request, to attend partner meetings regionally to discuss this topic (contact Kari Dolan).

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Clean Water Fund Board Meeting

Monday, June 25, 2018, 3:00 - 4:00 pm in the Winooski Room (M240), National Life Building, Montpelier

The Clean Water Board will meet on June 25, 2018 to prepare for the first phase public comment period of the Fiscal Year 2020 budget process. Public comment will be collected via online questionnaire and will focus on priorities for the SFY 2020 Clean Water Fund budget. This meeting is open to the public. Please RSVP by emailing Emily Bird. Visit the Clean Water Fund Budget Process webpage for more information. 

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee (VTCAC) on Lake Champlain's Future meets Monday, April 9th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Shelburne Town Offices (5420 Shelburne Road), Meeting Room 1. The guest presenters below will provide an update on Agency of Agriculture’s progress at meeting the Lake Champlain Total Maximum Daily Load and Act 64 milestones, and on capacity to quantify and track nutrient load reductions from best management practice implementation.

Laura DiPietro
Deputy Director, Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Mike Middleman
Water Quality Specialist and Partner Liaison, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Emily Bird
Vermont Nonpoint Source Coordinator, Department of Environmental Conservation

Kip Potter
Watershed Planning Specialist, Agriculture Conservation Experienced Services (ACES) Program/Natural Resources Conservation Service

Reed Sims
GIS Specialist, Natural Resources Conservation Service

To RSVP, please contact Bethany Sargent by email or phone at 802-490-6131.

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee (VTCAC) for Lake Champlain's Future meets on Monday, March 12th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm in Meeting Room 1 at the Shelburne Town Offices, 5420 Shelburne Road. Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) staff will review State of the Lake graphics. LCBP will release the State of the Lake report this spring. VTCAC members and attendees will have an opportunity to provide feedback on the graphics LCBP is considering using to convey information. 

If you are planning to attend, please RSVP by emailing Bethany Sargent.

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on Lake Champlain Meeting

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on Lake Champlain's Future meets Thursday, January 11th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the National Life Campus in Montpelier, Davis Building, Catamount Room (N215) and online via Skype for Business. During this meeting, the committee will be finalizing their 2018 Lake Champlain Action Plan. Members of the public are invted to attend online or in person. Please RSVP by emailing Bethany Sargent.

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on Lake Champlain Meeting

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on Lake Champlain's Future (VTCAC) meets Monday, November 13th, 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Shelburne Town Offices, Meeting Room 1, 5420 Shelburne Road, Shelburne. Dr. Christine Vatovec, Cary Giguere, and Nat Shambaugh will be presenting on pharmaceuticals, pesticide regulation, and organic contaminants in the Lake Champlain Basin. 

For more information and to RSVP, please email Bethany.Sargent@vermont.gov.

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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