Vermont Clean Water Fund Board Seeks Public Input on Proposed Budget, Deadline for Comment is September 28th

11 September 2017

The Clean Water Fund Board is accepting public comments on their final draft recommended Clean Water Fund Budget for the next State fiscal year. The Clean Water Fund supports municipalities, farmers, and others in making needed investments in priority projects to improve water quality in Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and wetlands. Your participation in the Clean Water Fund budget process will help the State better understand public priorities for funding clean water improvements. 

The Board will accept comments until Thursday, September 28th at 4:30 pm. Email comments to: anr.cleanwatervt@vermont.gov or mail to:

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

Mailed comments must be postmarked by September 28th.

The public is also invited to attend a presentation on the final draft recommended Clean Water Fund Budget and the budget development process on September 14th, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, in person (RSVP by emailing anr.cleanwatervt@vermont.gov) in the Catamount Room at the National Life Building in Montpelier or online via Skype for Business.

The Vermont Clean Water Fund was created by Act 64, also known as the Vermont Clean Water Act, which was signed into law in June 2015. The law also established a Clean Water Fund Board to administer the Fund and develop an annual budget proposal that broadly outlines the Fund’s use for clean water improvement programs and activities.

For additional information about the Clean Water Fund Board, the process, and the draft proposal, visit dec.vermont.gov/watershed/cwi/cwf or contact Kari Dolan at (802) 490-6113 or kari.dolan@vermont.gov.

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Vermont’s Clean Water Fund Board includes the Agency of Administration, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, Agency of Commerce and Community Development, Agency of Natural Resources, and Agency of Transportation.