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Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on Lake Champlain's Future meets Monday, December 9th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Shelburne Town Offices, Meeting Room 1, 5420 Shelburne Road, Shelburne, Vermont. For more information and to RSVP, contact Lauren Jenness.

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Canceled - Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

This meeting has been canceled due to the potential for poor road conditions. The next VTCAC meeting will be December 9th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Shelburne Town Offices, Meeting Room 1.

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on Lake Champlain's Future meets Monday, November 18th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Shelburne Town Offices, Meeting Room 1, 5420 Shelburne Road, Shelburne, Vermont. Diane Bothfeld, Director of Administrative Services and Dairy Policy at the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets will present on the state of Vermont's agriculture economy. The committee will also review the draft 2020 Lake Champlain Action Plan. A draft agenda is below. For more information and to RSVP, contact Bethany Sargent.

DRAFT AGENDA

5:00 – 5:15 pm

Welcome and Introductions (5 min) – Mark Naud

Public Comments (5 min)

Review and Vote on Draft October 21st VTCAC Meeting Summary (5 min) – Mark Naud

5:15 – 6:30 pm

Guest Presentation: The State of Vermont's Agriculture Economy – Diane Bothfeld, Director of Administrative Services and Dairy Policy at the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets

6:30 - 7:00 pm

Working Session: 2020 Lake Champlain Action Plan (25 min) Mark Naud and Bill Howland

VTCAC Staff Update, Next Meeting (5 min) Bethany Sargent

7:00 pm ADJOURN 

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Clean Water Board Meeting

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 2:30 - 4:30 pm, in the Catamount Room (N215), National Life Building, Montpelier

The purpose of this meeting is for the Clean Water Board to review the results of the public comment period and make final State Fiscal Year 2021 clean water budget recommendations. The meeting is open to the public. Please RSVP by emailing Jordyn GellerAgenda and materials to follow. Visit the Clean Water Fund webpage for more information.

 

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on Lake Champlain's Future meets Monday, September 9th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center, Big Ed Classroom, 505 Lake Street, Burlington, VT, 05401. This will be a working meeting to begin planning public forums and drafting the 2020 Lake Champlain Action Plan. A draft agenda is below. For more information and to RSVP, contact Bethany Sargent.

5:00 – 5:15 pm

  1. Welcome and Introductions (5 min) – Mark Naud
  2. Public Comments (5 min)
  3.  Review and vote on Draft July 22nd VTCAC Annual Retreat Summary (5 min) – Mark Naud

5:15 – 6:00 pm

  1. Agriculture and recreation public forum planning working sessions: Define a date, place, participants, framework, agenda, and co-sponsors (45 min)

6:00 – 7:00 pm

  1. Full committee working session: 2020 Lake Champlain Action Plan (60 min)
    • Review production timeline
    •  Determine tone, length, format
    • Draft outline, priorities

7:00 pm ADJOURN 

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee Annual Retreat

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on 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

Clean Water Board Meeting

Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Winooski River Room (M240), National Life Building, Montpelier

The purpose of the meeting is to adjust the State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2020 budget based on actual SFY 2019 revenue and outcomes of the Legislative Session, and review and approve the draft SFY 2021 budget, which will be posted for public comment this summer. This meeting is open to the public. Please RSVP by emailing Jordyn Geller. Visit the Clean Water Fund Budget Process webpage for more information.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee meets on Monday, April 8th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Shelburne Towns Offices, Meeting Room 1, 5420 Sheburne Road. The focus of the meeting is to plan a June forum on public access and recreation. For more inforamtion or to RSVP, please email Bethany Sargent.

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee (VTCAC) on Lake Champlain's Future meets Monday, March 11th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Shelburne Town Offices, Meeting Room 1. The VTCAC will debrief their Legislative Day and discuss a public forum on their 2019 Lake Champlain Action Plan. They will also discuss potential VTCAC nominees in Executive Session. For more information and to RSVP, please email Bethany Sargent

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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