Clean Water Fund Budget Process

The Clean Water Board allocates Clean Water Fund dollars each year following a budget process with multiple opportunities for public participation. This webpage provides an overview of the Clean Water Fund budget process and opportunities to provide input in next year’s allocations. Learn more about the Clean Water Fund by visiting the Clean Water Fund webpage, or see the Clean Water Fund factsheet.

Public Participation Opportunities
Status of Current (Fiscal Year 2020) Clean Water Fund Budget Process
Status of Prior Year Clean Water Fund Budget Processes
Clean Water Board Public Meetings


Public Participation Opportunities

Your participation in the Clean Water Fund budget process will help the Clean Water Board better understand public priorities for funding clean water improvements in Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and wetlands. There are many opportunities to participate! For more information, please see the Clean Water Fund and You factsheet that outlines public participation opportunities and upcoming Clean Water Board meetings (open to the public).

Help Inform Vermont's Clean Water Budget - Responses due July 31, 2018

The Clean Water Board is requesting public input on the state’s fiscal year 2020 clean water funding priorities. Weigh in by completing this online questionnaire, open July 2nd – 31st.

To request a hard copy of the questionnaire, contact Bethany at bethany.sargent@vermont.gov or (802) 490-6131. Hard copy questionnaire responses must be postmarked by July 31st and mailed to:

Attention: Vermont Clean Water Initiative
Department of Environmental Conservation
1 National Life Drive, Main 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3522

Join the Clean Water Conversation - July 12, 2018

Learn about the Clean Water Fund budget process and opportunities to provide input on next year’s allocations through a Clean Water Conversation on July 12, 2018, 11:00 am - noon, in the Winooski Room, National Life Building in Montpelier. 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).

 


Status of Current (Fiscal Year 2020) Clean Water Fund Budget Process

The Clean Water Board will collect public input via online questionnaire, July 2nd-July 31st, before drafting its fiscal year 2020 budget. See the Fiscal Year 2020 budget process and public participation opportunities for more information.


Status of Prior Year Clean Water Fund Budget Processes

Clean Water Fund Fiscal Year 2019 Budget and Priorities (Final, November 6, 2017)

Fiscal Year 2019 Status: The Board presented and approved its final budget recommendation during its November 6, 2017 meeting. The Board will update the final budget allocations based on the final State of Vermont fiscal year 2019 budget during its June 25, 2018 meeting. For more information, see the Clean Water Fund Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Process.

Clean Water Fund Fiscal Year 2018 Budget (Final, August 31, 2017)

Fiscal Year 2018 Status:  Final budget allocations have been updated based on final revenues for Fiscal Year 2017 (ended June 30, 2017) and approved by the Clean Water Board. For more information, see the Clean Water Fund Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Process.

Clean Water Fund Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget (Final, April 11, 2016)

Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Status: Funds allocated to agencies through State budget processes and are being administered by agencies to support clean water projects, as described in the above-linked 2016-2017 budget.


Clean Water Board Public Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

Visit the DEC calendar for upcoming meetings.

Past Meetings
Clean Water Board Working Meeting - June 25, 2018
Clean Water Fund Board Working Meeting - April 12, 2018
Clean Water Fund Board Meeting - November 6, 2017
Clean Water Fund Board Meeting - October 31, 2017
Clean Water Fund Board Working Meeting - October 6, 2017
Clean Water Fund Board Meeting - September 5, 2017
Clean Water Fund Board Working Meeting - August 23, 2017
Clean Water Fund Board Meeting - June 29, 2017
Clean Water Fund Board Meeting - April 27, 2017
Clean Water Fund Board Meeting - February 22, 2017
Clean Water Fund Board Working Meeting - February 10, 2017 
Clean Water Fund Board Meeting - September 8, 2016
Clean Water Fund Board Working Meeting - August 22, 2016
Clean Water Fund Board Working Meeting - June 23, 2016
Clean Water Fund Board Meeting - April 8, 2016
Clean Water Fund Board Meeting - November 9, 2015
Clean Water Fund Board Meeting - November 3, 2015
Clean Water Fund Board Meeting - September 8, 2015