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.

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Status of Current (State Fiscal Year 2020) Clean Water Fund Budget
Public Participation Opportunities
Prior Years' Clean Water Fund Budgets
Clean Water Board Public Meetings


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

The Clean Water Board approved its recommended State Fiscal Year 2020 Clean Water Budget on December 21, 2018. Governor Scott's State Fiscal Year 2020 Clean Water Budget was presented January 24, 2019.


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, including attending Clean Water Board meetings (open to the public). See this public participation factsheet for more information.

November-December 2018 Public Comment Period - Closed December 9, 2018

The Clean Water Board collected public input on the state’s draft fiscal year 2020 clean water budget via online questionnaire, November 15 - December 9, 2018. 

Draft State Fiscal Year 2020 Clean Water Budget (November 13, 2018)
Clean Water Fund State Fiscal Year 2020 Questionnaire (PDF Version)
Online Questionnaire Results and Additional Comments Received

July 2018 Public Comment Period - Closed July 31, 2018

The Clean Water Board collected public input on the State Fiscal Year 2020 clean water funding priorities via online questionnaire, July 2-31, 2018.

Online Questionnaire (PDF Version)
Online Questionnaire Results and Additional Comments Received

Join the Clean Water Conversation - July 12, 2018

The Clean Water Conversation was held July 12, 2018 to share information on the Clean Water Fund budget process and opportunities to provide input on next year’s allocations.
 


Prior Years' Clean Water Fund Budgets

State Fiscal Year 2019 Clean Water Budget (Final, June 13, 2018)

State Fiscal Year 2019 Status: The Board presented and approved its State Fiscal Year 2019 Clean Water Fund Budget Recommendation and Priorities on November 6, 2017. The Board’s recommended SFY 2019 Clean Water Fund budget, including capital dollars, was approved by the Legislature and signed by the Governor with minor modifications from the Board’s original November 6, 2017 recommendation. Funds have been allocated to agencies through state budget processes and are being administered by agencies to support clean water projects, as described in the Final State Fiscal Year 2019 Clean Water Fund Budget. For more information, see the Clean Water Fund State Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Process.

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

State Fiscal Year 2018 Status: Final budget allocations have been updated based on final revenues for State Fiscal Year 2017 (ended June 30, 2017) and approved by the Clean Water Board. Funds have been allocated to agencies through state budget processes and are being administered by agencies to support clean water projects, as described in the above-linked 2018 budget. For more information, see the Clean Water Fund State Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Process.

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

State Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Status: Funds have been 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. For more information, see the Clean Water Fund State Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget Process.
 


Clean Water Board Public Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

Clean Water Board Meeting - Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm in the Catamount Room (N215), National Life Building, Montpelier

Visit the DEC calendar for additional upcoming meetings.

Past Meetings
Clean Water Board Meeting - February 5, 2019
Clean Water Board Meeting - December 21, 2018
Clean Water Board Meeting - November 30, 2018
Clean Water Board Meeting - October 31, 2018
Clean Water Board Meeting - September 25, 2018
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