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TRORC provides professional planning, mapping, facilitation, grant writing, and project management services to our thirty member towns in east-central Vermont so they remain healthy and vibrant places to live, work and visit.

Featured Project

Draft Energy Implementation Plan

In 2015, the Vermont Department of Public Service (DPS), engaged three of Vermont’s eleven Regional Planning Commissions (Bennington Regional Planning Commission, Northwest Regional Planning Commission and the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission) in a pilot project to advance a total energy approach to regional plans consistent with the goals and policies contained in the Vermont Comprehensive…

News & Events

  • 2017 Municipal Planning Grant Round Open

    The Department of Housing and Community Development has opened the 2017 Municipal Planning Grant program and is now accepting applications.  Up to $20,000 will be awarded to eligible municipalities chosen through a competitive selection process. See the FY17 MPG Program Description for details on eligibility, funding and the competitive criteria. Grant applications are due October 31,…
  • Clean Water Fund Comment Period

    The Clean Water Fund Board is holding a 30-day public comment period on the proposed budget for next year’s Clean Water Fund using an online survey. The Board will accept comments from June 30th until 4:30 pm on July 30th.  Please see the Clean Water Fund webpage or below for a link to the questionnaire and…
  • Gov. Shumlin Announces $2.8 million in Community Development Grants

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 6, 2016   CONTACT: Josh Hanford, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development (802) 595-1385, josh.hanford@vermont.gov   Gov. Shumlin Announces $2.8 million in Community Development Grants Partnerships and funding save affordable housing, support senior services, and create jobs   BRATTLEBORO – Gov. Peter Shumlin joined local, state and federal partners…