Notice is hereby given by the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission of two Public Hearings to be held for the purpose of hearing comments on the proposed amendments to the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Plan. The Regional Plan covers all lands within the towns of Barnard, Bethel, Bradford, Braintree, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Chelsea, Corinth, Fairlee, Granville, Hancock, Hartford, Hartland, Newbury, Norwich, Pittsfield, Plymouth, Pomfret, Randolph, Rochester, Royalton, Sharon, Stockbridge, Strafford, Thetford, Topsham, Tunbridge, Vershire, West Fairlee, and Woodstock. A copy of the proposed amendments to the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Plan are available for review at the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission’s office during normal business hours and on the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission’s website:
Hearing Dates:
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 6:30PM: Bethel Town Hall, 134 S Main St, Bethel, VT
Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 6:30PM: Thetford Town Hall, 3910 VT Route 113, Thetford, VT
Outlined below is a list of section headings of the Regional Plan chapters that have amendments proposed:
1. Definitions
2. Energy
3. Healthy Communities
4. History and Development
5. Implementation Matrix
6. Working Landscape
Also proposed for adoption is the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Energy Implementation Plan (to be adopted by reference as part of the Regional Plan) and related appendices. This includes:
1. Energy Implementation Plan
2. Appendix A: TRORC LEAP Outputs and Methodology
3. Appendix B: Energy Mapping
4. Appendix C: Energy Targets
5. Appendix D: Guide to Farming Friendly Solar
Dated this 22nd of February, 2017, Woodstock, Vermont
William B. Emmons, Chair
Peter G. Gregory, AICP, Executive Director