Capital Budgets and Programs are valuable tools for towns. This training is aimed at increasing Town capacity to create and maintain Capital Budgets and Programs. The training will cover the basics of Capital Budgeting and Programming, the importance of reserves, and ties to Town Plans, among other concepts.
This training is free and open to the public. Planning Commissions, Selectboards, Town and Village Treasurers, Administrative Assistants, and Town Managers are highly encouraged to attend.
Topic: Capital Budget and Program Training
Time: Nov 29, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 828 2175 0599
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The changing climate is bringing many challenges for businesses, including extreme and more variable weather, water restrictions, supply chain disruptions, and measures by the government to curb emissions to help meet greenhouse gas reduction targets. How can businesses survive – and even thrive – in these conditions?
Led by the Upper Valley Adaptation Workgroup (UVAW), this interactive session will include a panel discussion by representatives from local businesses as well as a presentation on how businesses can access resources for climate funding, by Andrew Hatch, Energy Efficiency Program Manager at Resilient Buildings Group, Inc. in Concord, NH. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore how to make short-term decisions that will have long-term benefits to local businesses, the local economy, and the community as a whole.
UVAW is a bi-state, multi-stakeholder working group of leaders and partner organizations. Started in December 2011, the workgroup meets monthly to focus on building climate-resilient communities in the Upper Valley. Since 2017, UVAW has been housed at Vital Communities, a nonprofit based in White River Junction, VT, with a mission of bringing people together, bridging boundaries, and engaging our whole Upper Valley community to create positive change. UVAW’s previous public forums have explored such topics as preparing for just and prosperous climate migration, protecting land and wildlife in a changing climate, impacts on farms, managing droughts and downpours, and mobilizing local communities for resilience.
The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission and the Department of Environmental Conservation would like to invite you to an informational meeting on what the new FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps will mean for your town, your zoning, and planning processes. Come to the meeting to learn about the FEMA flood maps rollout and how your town can best prepare for the new maps.
This meeting will provide an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about what actions your town may need to take prior to the rollout of the new maps. Members of town Selectboards and Planning Commissions are encouraged to attend.
The informational meeting will be held online on Wednesday February 22 at 6:30 pm.
If you are interested in learning more about how this ongoing process will impact your town, visit floodtraining.vermont.gov. This resource provides a step-by-step guide for town officials and links to important resources for understanding this process.
Any questions may be directed to Kyle Katz
802.457.3188 ext. 3005