Aug 222013

TRORC is an association of thirty municipalities in east-central Vermont governed by a Board of Representatives appointed by each of our member towns. We provide professional planning, mapping, facilitation, grant writing, and project management services to our  member towns.   The Commission’s staff also helps to provide a bridge from the local to state and federal levels of government.  We are committed to a vision of a thriving region, both in terms of people and place.

Mar 302015

The Vermont Electric Power Company will be holding public meetings to discuss their 2015 Vermont Long-Range Transmission Plan. The plan identifies transmission investments that may be needed to ensure the future reliability of the system.

Public outreach will occur in the months of April and May, including two public gatherings and a series of presentations to be held around the state as part of RPC meetings and other forums. If you should be unable to attend one of the public sessions and still wish to provide comments, VELCO will collect electronic comments via a specially-hosted website. A copy of the draft plan is available to view on the VELCO website via this link.

Additional information on the public information sessions is below, with links for additional information and to RSVP. For additional information, please contact Shana Louiselle at 802-770-6381 or

Wednesday, April 8
Rutland Information Session

@ GMP Energy Innovation Center

50 Merchants Row, Rutland

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Wednesday, April 15
Montpelier Information Session
@ Capitol Plaza Hotel

100 State Street, Montpelier

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Mar 192015

The Vermont Agency of Transportation plans to release a comprehensive State Rail Plan that will guide future investments into the state’s rail system. The Plan is set for release by mid-2015, and public meetings will be held in both White River Junction and Essex Junction to present findings and new statewide passenger rail service goals. Assuming continued […]

Mar 052015

In 2005, the Center for Rural Studies at the University of Vermont completed the first ever inventory of community health-related resources for the state of Vermont. This work, done in conjunction with the Vermont Department of Health, is being updated. As such, the Center is seeking feedback from municipal officials regarding the services available in […]

Mar 022015

TRORC staff is in the process of updating a number of Regional Plan elements to better align with state planning goals, as delineated in statute. In view of these updates, we are soliciting public comments on the draft elements, which are as follows: Utilities & Facilities Emergency Management Education Economic Development Transportation Implementation The Regional Plan elements […]

Feb 242015

Will your board have new members after Town Meeting Day?  Do you have questions about how municipal planning law works?  Do you need a refresher on the roles and responsibilities of your community’s many boards? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you and your members should consider joining us for an evening […]