The State of Vermont has received a federal disaster for Severe Storms and Flooding during the incident period of June 29 to July 1, 2017.  This disaster, DR4330 was declared on August 16, 2017.  If your town falls within one of the declared counties, you could be eligible for federal funding if the town sustained…

  The TRO Region has received almost half a million dollars in grant funds that service water quality grants. Twenty-seven out of thirty towns signed up for the Municipal Grants-In-Aid Pilot Project. This program is providing funding for municipalities to implement best management practices (BMPs) on municipal roads ahead of the forthcoming DEC Municipal Roads…

The Clean Water Fund Board is pleased to announce a 30-day public comment period to gather input on Vermont’s clean water funding priorities for the next state fiscal year. The Clean Water Fund supports municipalities, farmers, and others in making needed investments in priority projects to improve water quality in Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and wetlands.…

This story is produced and presented by Vermont Department of Health When Tropical Storm Irene caused widespread flooding in Vermont in 2011, many homeowners with private wells called the Vermont Department of Health, wondering whether their water was safe to drink. The department’s Drinking Water Program was able to help, by advising those with flooded…

Proposed Work Schedule, Week of 7/3/17,  RUTLAND-KILLINGTON ER NH 020-2(36)[Route 4 Paving and Culvert Replacement]   Please expect intermittent one lane alternating traffic pattern throughout the week of 7/3/17 at the location of the box culvert on the Killington Flats.   Please expect delays and plan travel time accordingly.   FOURTH OF JULY: Crews are…

The final factsheet summarizing clean water funding opportunities available to municipalities in SFY2018 is now available. Contact TRORC for assistance and advice on these several funding opportunities. FY 2018 Municipal Water Quality Grants Fact Sheet

Did you know that Municipal Planning Grants (MPGs) can be used to increase the economic vitality of your community? The Town of Bennington used a series of MPG-funded projects to do just that, starting with an action-oriented town plan and implementing it through a series of projects that helped the town make progress towards its…

Vermont’s regional planning commissions and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are pleased to invite municipalities to sign up for a new Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project. DEC’s Clean Water Initiative Program is offering approximately $2.1 million to support this pilot project. The funding will help Vermont achieve its water quality goals by aiding…

Out of 37 grant applications in this years round of Better Roads Grants, 27 were awarded in the TRO Region! In an effort led by Senior Transportation Planner Rita Seto, a total of $514,673 in grant funds were awarded to most of our member towns. The projects ranged from planning grants to construction grants, where…

Operation Safety Corridor VTrans is establishing interstate Safety Corridors throughout Vermont where a combination of high traffic volume, high speeds and a high rate of crashes demands an increased level of enforcement. These areas are where Vermont drivers are most at risk.  The focus is to reduce speeding, distracted, aggressive and impaired driving, and to increase…