Aug 222013

TRORC is an association of thirty municipalities in east-central Vermont. TRORC is governed by a Board of Representatives appointed by each of our member towns. Our primary goals are to advocate for the needs of our member towns, and to articulate a vision for building a thriving regional economy while enhancing the region’s quality of life. The Commission’s staff provides technical services to local, state and federal levels of government and to the Region’s non-profits and businesses.

Aug 272014

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s Ecosystem Restoration Program, in association with Watershed Consulting Associates, will present a series of five webinars covering several different model templates to be considered when developing a stormwater master plan for your site or community. Each webinar will discuss general and specific methods to use, what type of community should consider using each template, and funding sources that each template’s proposed projects will qualify for under State of Vermont funding guidelines.

Space is limited to 100 participants. For additional information on the webinars and registration details, please the link below. These events are free– register now while space is available!

Aug 272014

(Woodstock, VT)—Tropical Storm Irene damaged a significant portion of Town infrastructure across the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee region. During the storm, countless undersized culverts were severely damaged or destroyed, leading to many roads being washed out isolating residents and disrupting economic activity. Many towns need thorough culvert inventories to lessen vulnerability to extreme rain events and will [...]

Aug 222014
Press Release: TRORC Hosts a SerVermont VISTA Member

(Woodstock, VT)—The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission is pleased to have partnered with SerVermont AmeriCorps VISTA to host a volunteer over the next year. The VISTA, Pollaidh Major, joined the TRORC on August 11, 2014. Ms. Major is originally from Westminster, Vermont and has a BA from the George Washington University in International Affairs with a [...]

Aug 142014

The VTrans Transportation Alternatives Program is soliciting applications for eligible projects.  Attached is the 2014 Transportation Alternatives Announcement letter.  The Transportation Alternatives Program provides funding for either scoping (feasibility) studies or for the design and construction of projects.  Applicants must attend a training session on one of two available dates; August 26th, 2014 (2-4 PM) [...]

Aug 122014

Established in 1986, the State-funded Historic Preservation Grant Program helps municipalities and non-profit organizations rehabilitate and keep in active use the buildings that make up a vital part of Vermont’s historic downtowns, villages, and rural communities. Since inception, the program has granted almost $4 million towards the preservation of 495 historic community buildings. Grants have [...]