Public Meeting

CLEAN WATER BOARD MEETING - TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2022, 2:30-3:30 PM

  • Meeting Purpose: The Clean Water Board will review the Governor's proposed State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2023 budget, check-in on Clean Water Fund revenue, and review and approve a draft statement to the Legislature with recommendations for the Clean Water Fund Program Audit. 
  • RSVP: Please RSVP by completing this online RSVP form, preferred by Tuesday, February 8th at 12:00 pm. The RSVP form will request you indicate the following:
    • ​If you plan to attend in person at the physical meeting location. A list of in-person visitors must be sent to site security staff ahead of time. Please note National Life Group requires all visitors to wear a mask and attest to being vaccinated prior to entering the National Life Complex.
    • If you wish to sign-up to comment during the public comments portion of the agenda.
    • If assistance is needed to participate in the public meeting.
  • Attend Remotely: The meeting will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting for full meeting audio and visual. If you require a call-in option to participate (e.g., computer does not have a microphone), dial 802-828-7667 and enter phone conference ID: 143 000 383#.
  • Physical Location to Attend in Person: Public who wish to attend in person may join us at the Agency of Natural Resources, One National Life Drive, Montpelier, VT 05602 in the Catamount Room (Davis Building, Second Floor, Room D215). Please indicate, using the online RSVP form, if you wish to join in person. Please note National Life Group requires all visitors attest to being vaccinated prior to entering the National Life Complex. 
  • Agenda and Materials: To be posted here in advance.

Visit the Clean Water Board webpage for more information. Contact ANR.CleanWaterVT@vermont.gov with subject line "2/8 Clean Water Board Meeting" with questions about the upcoming public meeting. 

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Clean Water Board Meeting - Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 3:30-5:00 pm

  • Meeting Purpose: The Clean Water Board will review public comments received on the draft State Fiscal Year 2023 Clean Water Budget and make its final State Fiscal Year 2023 clean water budget recommendation.
  • RSVP: Please RSVP by completing this online RSVP form, preferred by Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm. The RSVP form will request you indicate the following.
    • If you plan to attend in-person at the physical meeting location. A list of in-person visitors must be sent to site security staff ahead of time. Please note National Life Group requires all visitors attest to being vaccinated prior to entering the National Life Complex.
    • If you wish to sign-up to comment during the public comments portion of the agenda.
    • If assistance is needed to participate in the public meeting.
  • Attend Remotely: The meeting will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting for full meeting audio and visual. If you require a call-in option to participate (e.g., computer does not have a microphone), dial 802-828-7667 and enter phone conference ID: 739 704 322#.
  • Physical Location to Attend In-Person: Public who wish to attend in person may join us at the Agency of Natural Resources, One National Life Drive, Montpelier, VT 05602 in the Catamount Room (Davis Building, Second Floor, Room D215). Please indicate, using the online RSVP form, if you wish to join in person. Please note National Life Group requires all visitors attest to being vaccinated prior to entering the National Life Complex.

Visit the Clean Water Board meetings webpage for more information. Contact ANR.CleanWaterVT@vermont.gov with subject line “12/14 Clean Water Board Meeting” with questions about the upcoming public meeting.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Clean Water Budget Public Hearing

The public is invited to learn more about clean water funding and the budget process and comment on the draft State Fiscal Year 2023 clean water budget at the Clean Water Budget Public Hearing on Thursday, November 4, 2021, 10:30 am-12:15 pm.
  • RSVP: Please RSVP by completing this online RSVP form, preferred by Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm. Please indicate, using the RSVP form, if assistance is needed to participate in the public meeting or if you plan to attend in-person at the physical meeting location. A list of in-person visitors must be sent to site security staff ahead of time.
  • Sign-up to Comment: Please indicate, using the online RSVP form, if you wish to voice comments during the hearing. Commenters are also encouraged to submit verbal comments in written form to ANR.CleanWaterVT@vermont.gov with subject line “SFY 2023 Clean Water Budget Public Comment” to ensure accuracy in public hearing minutes.
  • Attend Remotely: The hearing will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting for full meeting audio and visual. If you require a call-in option to participate (e.g., computer does not have a microphone), dial 1-802-828-7667 and enter phone conference ID: 912 928 063#.
  • Physical Location to Attend In-Person: Public who wish to attend in person may join us at the Agency of Natural Resources, One National Life Drive, Montpelier, VT 05602 in the Catamount Room (Davis Building, Second Floor, Room D215). Please indicate, using the online RSVP form, if you wish to join in person so we can plan accordingly with site security staff.
  • Agenda (updated 11/4/2021 to extend public comment duration), Materials, and Budget Presentation Slideshow

Visit the Clean Water Board webpage for more information.

Contact ANR.CleanWaterVT@vermont.gov with subject line “SFY 2023 Clean Water Budget Public Comment” with questions about the clean water budget public comment period and public hearing.

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 10:30am to 12:15pm

​Clean Water Board Meeting - October 13, 2021

  • Meeting Purpose: The Clean Water Board will review and approve the draft State Fiscal Year 2023 clean water budget, including Clean Water Fund, Capital Bill, and American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars, before posting for public comment.
  • Attend Remotely: The meeting will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting for full meeting audio and visual. If you require a call-in option to participate (e.g., computer does not have a microphone), dial 1-802-828-7667 and enter phone conference ID: 999 370 236#.
  • Physical Location to Attend In-Person: Agency of Natural Resources, One National Life Drive, Montpelier, VT 05602 in the Catamount Room (Davis Building, Second Floor, Room D215). Please note National Life Group requires all visitors attest to being vaccinated prior to entering the National Life Complex. 
  • Meeting RSVP: Please RSVP by completing this online form. RSVP preferred by Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 3:00 pm if attending in-person. Please indicate, using the RSVP form, if assistance is needed to participate in the public meeting or if you plan to attend in-person at the physical meeting location. A list of in-person visitors will be sent to Security.
  • Agenda and Materials: To be posted on the Clean Water Board meetings webpage in advance of the meeting.

Contact ANR.CleanWaterVT@vermont.gov with questions about the upcoming Board meeting.
 
For more information, visit the Clean Water Board webpage.  

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 8:00am to 9:30am

Special Clean Water Board Meeting - August 12, 2021, 3:30-4:30 pm

  • Meeting Purpose: The Legislature appropriated $10 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds in the SFY 2022 budget for allocation by the Clean Water Board. The Clean Water Board will meet Thursday, August 12, 2021, to consider and approve the addition of the ARPA funds to the current year budget, so that these funds can be deployed. In addition, the Board may consider and approve adjustments to Clean Water Fund allocations, if necessary, to align all available funding with Board priorities. During this meeting, the Board will also review updated Clean Water Fund revenue forecasts and preview the SFY 2023 clean water budget process (begins September 2021); there will be an additional allocation of $10 million in ARPA funds available in SFY 2023 for allocation by the Board.
  • Attend Remotely: The meeting will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting for full meeting audio and visual. If you require a call-in option to participate (e.g., computer does not have a microphone), dial 1-802-828-7667 and enter phone conference ID: 911 064 90#.
  • Physical Location to Attend In-Person: Agency of Natural Resources, One National Life Drive, Montpelier, VT 05602 in the Limestone Room (Davis Building, Third Floor, Room D313).
  • Meeting RSVP: Please RSVP by completing this online form. RSVP preferred by Thursday, August 12, 2021 at noon. Please indicate, using the RSVP form, if assistance is needed to participate in the public meeting.
  • Agenda and Materials: To be posted on the Clean Water Board meetings webpage in advance of the meeting.

Contact ANR.CleanWaterVT@vermont.gov with questions about the upcoming Board meeting.

For more information, visit the Clean Water Board webpage.

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Special ​Clean Water Board Meeting - June 30, 2021, 9:30-10:00 am

  • Meeting Purpose: The Clean Water Board will meet to approve a recommendation for programming unallocated/unreserved State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2021 Clean Water Fund revenue in the SFY 2022 clean water budget.
  • Attend Remotely: The meeting will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting for full meeting audio and visual. If you require a call-in option to participate (e.g., computer does not have a microphone), dial +1 802-828-7667 and enter phone conference ID: 427 109 916#. Please email ANR.CleanWaterVT@vermont.gov if any accommodations are needed to participate virtually.
  • Physical Location to Attend In-Person: Agency of Natural Resources, One National Life Drive, Montpelier, VT 05602 in the Catamount Room (NL D215). Please RSVP to attend in-person by emailing ANR.CleanWaterVT@vermont.gov.
  • Agenda and Materials: To be posted on the Clean Water Board meetings webpage in advance of the meeting.

For more information, visit the Clean Water Board webpage. Contact ANR.CleanWaterVT@vermont.gov with questions about the upcoming Board meeting.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 9:30am to 10:00am

Clean Water Board Special Meeting - April 19, 2021, 4:00-4:45 pm

  • Meeting Purpose: The Clean Water Board will review and discuss the proposed Clean Water Fund revenue replacement with federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds in the Appropriations Bill (H.439).
  • Attend Remotely: The meeting will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams due to COVID-19 social distancing. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting for full meeting audio and visual. If you require a call-in option to participate (e.g., computer does not have a microphone), dial +1 802-828-7667 and enter phone conference ID: 37717797#.
  • Please email ANR.CleanWaterVT@vermont.gov if any accommodations are needed to participate in the virtual public meeting.
  • Agenda and Materials: To be posted on the Clean Water Board meetings webpage in advance of the meeting.

Contact ANR.CleanWaterVT@vermont.gov with questions about the upcoming Board meeting.

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Vermont Clean Water Initiative Program State Fiscal Year 2021 Funding Policy - Public Presentation

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Clean Water Initiative Program (CWIP) will present an overview of the newly released State Fiscal Year 2021 Funding Policy, summarize updates, and answer questions during a virtual event Thursday, February 18, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm.  

Visit the DEC’s Clean Water Initiative Program grants webpage for more information. 

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Public Meeting: Upper Connecticut River Tactical Basin

Thursday, February 11th, 2021,  6:30 -8:00 pm

Vermonters are invited to attend a virtual public forum to review and provide feedback on a collaborative watershed action plan for the Upper Connecticut River Basin. The plan encompasses the Upper Connecticut River and streams that flow to it from the Canadian border down to the Passumpsic River.

Developed in partnership with members of local communities, state, and federal agencies, watershed groups, regional partners, and agricultural partners the basin plan covers four key areas:

  • Current water quality conditions
  • Strategies to protect and improve local waterways
  • Tactics to address water quality concerns.
  • Funding and technical assistance for projects

This event will be held on Microsoft Teams. To attend please join here: https://tinyurl.com/Basin16

A call-in option is also available (audio only) at 1-802-828-7667, Phone conference ID: 719 780 001#

Please visit the tactical basin planning webpage to read the Draft 2021 Upper Connecticut River Tactical Basin Plan and view an interactive Story map providing a summary of the plan: https://dec.vermont.gov/water-investment/watershed-planning/tactical-bas...

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to Pollution Abatement Facility Operator Rule

The Department is pleased to announce that the proposed changes to the Pollution Abatement Facility Operator Rule have been filed with the Secretary of State on Tuesday January 26th, 2021.  Additional information about the proposed changes is available on the Wastewater Rulemaking web page.

The Department has scheduled a public hearing to solicit comment on the proposed changes to the Pollution Abatement Facility Operator Rule.  The hearing will take place online at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday March 9th, 2021.  To attend the meeting, please click the link below.

Link to public hearing on proposed changes to Pollution Abatement Facility Operator Rule

Or call in (audio only) 
+1 802-828-7667,,88438919#   United States, Montpelier 
Phone Conference ID: 884 389 19# 

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 4:00pm

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