Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee Annual Retreat

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee for Lake Champlain's Future meets Monday, July 22nd, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm at the Lake Champlain Basin Program Office, 54 West Shore Road, Grand Isle, VT. For more information and to RSVP, contact Bethany Sargent

DRAFT AGENDA

9:30 – 11:15 am

  1. Welcome and introductions (10 minutes) – Lori Fisher
  2. Public comments (5 minutes)
  3. ACTION ITEM: Review and vote on April 8th Meeting Summary (5 min) – Lori Fisher
  4. Budget update: SFY19 Annual Accounting Summary (5 min) – Bethany Sargent
  5. ACTION ITEM: Vote on Chair and Vice Chair (10 minutes) – Bethany Sargent
  6. Overview of the Lake Champlain Basin Program and Opportunities for Action (40 min) – Eric Howe, Lake Champlain Basin Program Director

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

  1. Overview of S.96 and other clean water legislation (60 min) – Julie Moore, Agency of Natural Resources Secretary

12:15 – 1:00 pm – Lunch (Provided for VTCAC members and guest presenters)

1:00 – 3:30 pm

  1. Review VTCAC charge and discuss opportunities to increase effectiveness (60 min)

Discussion: What are our measures of success? Have we been effective? How might we be more strategic given time and resource limitations?

  1. Determine 2020 Lake Champlain Action Plan priorities, and production process and timeline (45 min)
  2. Identify VTCAC meeting dates, times, locations, and potential guest presenters for September 2019 – June 2020 (45 min)

Discussion: Recreation and agriculture public forums

3:30 pm – ADJOURN

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm