Jul
8
Wed
TRORC Executive Committee
Jul 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The next meeting of the TRORC Executive Committee will be on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm via Zoom Meeting – see log-in information below.

 

Meeting Agenda:

  1. Call to Order; Changes to Agenda
  2. Public Comment
  3. Approval of June 10, 2020 minutes (attached)
  4. Acceptance of June Financial Reports (attached)
  5. Review and Approval of Personnel Policy Changes (attached)
  6. Review and Approval of CDBG-CV Grant Application Authority Resolution (attached)
  7. Regional Energy Coordinator – Approve signing Agreement (attached)
  8. Updates:  CDBG Business Grant Program, Regional Plan
  9. Other Items  

The next Executive Committee meeting will be August 12, 2020.  The date, time and agenda will be posted on www.trorc.org

 

 

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Jul
9
Thu
Transportation Advisory Committee
Jul 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

REMOTE MEETING: Under Act 92, this TAC is legally allowed to host electronic meetings due to the COVID-19 situation. This meeting will be conducted through the Zoom remote meeting on-line platform. See the connection information below. If you intend to join the Zoom meeting and have never used Zoom before, we recommend you begin the log-in process well in advance of the meeting to allow time for downloads and connections to occur. Or contact Rita Seto ([email protected] – (802) 281-2927) before the event to walk through a practice session.

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Agenda
1. Introductions.
2. Additions to Agenda and Public Comments
3. Review/adoption of TRORC TAC Bylaws
4. Approval of May 14 minutes
5. Review TRORC Transportation Work Plan for FY’21 – Rita
6. Highlights on prior work plan tasks/town assistance: -traffic counts & bike ped counts -REI & culvert inventories – grant application assistance -what would your town like to see?
7. Other business (10 mins)
• VTrans E&D Summit – July 10 – https://vtrans.vermont.gov/public-transit/E-and-D
• Year 3 Grants in Aid update / Year 4

Future meeting topics? Next meeting on Thursday September 10, 2020

2020-2021 TRORC TAC Meeting Dates:
September 10 / November 12 / January 14 / March 11

Jul
14
Tue
Emergency TRORC Executive Committee Meeting
Jul 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Discussion on Regional Energy Coordinator – Action if needed
  3. Adjourn

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Aug
12
Wed
TRORC Executive Committee
Aug 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The next meeting of the TRORC Executive Committee will be on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm via Zoom Meeting – see log-in information below.

 

Meeting Agenda:

  1. Call to Order; Changes to Agenda
  2. Public Comment
  3. Approval of July 8th and 14th Minutes (attached)
  4. Acceptance of July Financial Reports (attached)
  5. Keys to the Valley Housing Study Update – Kevin Geiger
  6. Executive Director/TRORC Goals for FY 21 (draft attached)
  7. Investment Policy Update
  8. Other Updates:  Energy Coordinator, Summer Planning Tech, Business Grant Program
  9. Executive Director Evaluation (without staff)

The next Executive Committee meeting will be September 9, 2020.  The date, time and agenda will be posted on www.trorc.org

 

 

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Sep
10
Thu
Transportation Advisory Committee
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Two Rivers-Ottauquechee RPC Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting Thursday September 10, 2020, 9:30AM – 11:00AM

REMOTE MEETING: Under Act 92, this TAC is legally allowed to host electronic meetings due to the COVID-19 situation. This meeting will be conducted through the Zoom remote meeting on-line platform. See the connection information below. If you intend to join the Zoom meeting and have never used Zoom before, we recommend you begin the log-in process well in advance of the meeting to allow time for downloads and connections to occur. Or contact Rita Seto ([email protected] – (802) 281-2927) before the event to walk through a practice session.

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Agenda
1. Introductions.

2. Additions to Agenda and Public Comments

3. Annual Chair and Vice Chair election (pt. 2)

4. Approval of July 9 minutes

5. Update on VTrans Statewide Rail and Freight Plans – Dave Pelletier, VTrans
VTrans staff will provide an update on the Statewide Rail and Freight Plans. TAC members are invited to comment on data trends and provide initial ideas for how to improve multimodal freight movement and intercity passenger rail in Vermont.

6. Other business (10 mins)

  • VTrans Bike Ped grant applications – September 30, 2020 due.
    https://vtrans.vermont.gov/highway/local-projects/bike-ped
  • VTrans Municipal Highway and Stormwater Mitigation grant applications – Oct. 9, 2020 due.
    https://vtrans.vermont.gov/highway/Municipal-Highway-and-Stormwater-Mitigation-Program
    Future meeting topics? Next meeting on Thursday November 12, 2020
  • VTrans Project Prioritization and Selection Process methodology for this upcoming season

2020-2021 TRORC TAC Meeting Dates:
November 12 / January 14 / March 11

 

Attachments

Sep
23
Wed
TRORC Board Meeting
Sep 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

NOTE:     Virtual Meeting                                                      

 

Under Act 92, this Board is legally allowed to host electronic meetings due to the COVID-19 situation. If you need accommodations for this meeting, please contact Peter Gregory at [email protected]

 

TRORC will hold its Annual Meeting Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. Via Zoom (see call-in instructions below)

 

  1. Call to Order.  Approval of Agenda (Action)
  2. Public Comments
  3. Public Hearing – Thetford Town Plan Approval (draft Decision attached)
  4. Public Hearing Confirmation of Thetford Planning Process
  5. Action on Approval of Thetford Town Plan and Confirmation of Planning Process
  6. Speaker, EC Fiber.  David Brown from EC Fiber will be with us to describe the organization and its efforts to bring fast connections in the towns they serve.   Questions and answers to follow
  7. Approval of the June Board Minutes (attached)
  8. Acceptance of the July and August Financial Reports (attached)
  9. Keys to the Valley housing study.  Kevin Geiger will be providing the Board an update on the Three RPC housing study
  10. Introduction of new TRORC staff member.  Geoff Martin
  11. Executive Director and Commissioner Updates
  12. Other

 

Enclosures                                                                  

              

 

NOTE:  If you are unable to attend, please notify your town’s other representative so he or she can attend.  Thank you!

 

The next TRORC Board Meeting will be held on October 28, 2020.   A full packet and agenda will be sent out to Commissioners in mid-October.

 

 

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Oct
28
Wed
TRORC Board Meeting
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Nov
12
Thu
Transportation Advisory Committee
Nov 12 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm

REMOTE MEETING: Under Act 92, this TAC is legally allowed to host electronic meetings due to the COVID-19 situation. This meeting will be conducted through the Zoom remote meeting on-line platform. See the connection information below. If you intend to join the Zoom meeting and have never used Zoom before, we recommend you begin the log-in process well in advance of the meeting to allow time for downloads and connections to occur. Or contact Rita Seto ([email protected] – (802) 281-2927) before the event to walk through a practice session.

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Agenda
1. Introductions.
2. Additions to Agenda and Public Comments
3. Approval of September 10 minutes
4. VTrans Project Selection & Prioritization Processes (VPSP2) – Rita (45 mins)
Rita will present on the updated project prioritization methodology that all RPC TACs will implement this upcoming year.
5. COVID Strategies for Winter Maintenance – Tory (TRORC) (10 minutes)

Tory will recap strategies from a recent Vermont Local Roads seminar on winter maintenance during COVID times. 

6. Other business (10 mins)
• VTrans Better Roads FY21 deadline – December 16, 2020
• Grants in Aid Year 4
Future meeting topics? Next meeting on Thursday January 14, 2021

2020-2021 TRORC TAC Meeting Dates:
March 11 / May 13 / July 8 / Sept 9 / Nov 11

Dec
9
Wed
TRORC Board Meeting
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

NOTE:     Virtual Meeting                                                     

 

Under Act 92, this Board is legally allowed to host electronic meetings due to the COVID-19 situation. If you need accommodations for this meeting, please contact Peter Gregory at [email protected]

 

TRORC will hold its next Commission Meeting Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom (see call-in instructions below)

 

  1. Call to Order.  Approval of Agenda.  Action
  2. Public Comments
  3. Public Hearing – Bethel Town Plan Approval and Confirmation Action
  4. Public Hearing – Bethel and Thetford Determination of Energy Compliance
  5. Action on Bethel Town Plan Approval and Confirmation (draft decision attached)
  6. Action on Bethel and Thetford Determination of Energy Compliance (draft decisions attached)
  7. Speaker.  Matt Dunne, former Vermont House and Senate member is founder and Executive Director of the Center for Rural Innovation (CORI).  He is joining us tonight to describe his vision for rural economic development and CORI’s role in supporting that vision.
  8. Approval of October Board minutes (attached)
  9. Acceptance of October and November unaudited Financial Reports (attached)
  10. Executive Director and Commissioner updates
  11. Other 

 

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NOTE:  If you are unable to attend, please notify your town’s other representative so he or she can attend.  Thank you!

 

The next TRORC Board Meeting will be held on February 24, 2021.   A full packet and agenda will be sent out to Commissioners in mid-February.

 

 

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Mar
11
Thu
Transportation Advisory Committee
Mar 11 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm

REMOTE MEETING: Under Act 92, this TAC is legally allowed to host electronic meetings due to the
COVID-19 situation. This meeting will be conducted through the Zoom remote meeting on- line
platform. See the connection information below. If you intend to join the Zoom meeting and have
never used Zoom before, we recommend you begin the log-in process well in advance of the meeting to
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Agenda

1. Introductions.

2. Additions to Agenda and Public Comments

3. Approval of January 14 minutes
4. Vermont Project Selection and Prioritization Process (VPSP2) walk through – Rita (45 mins)
VTrans and RPCs will be utilizing the new project selection and prioritization process this year.
Rita will walk through the initial process and look at the initial projects (Roadway, Traffic and
Safety and Paving projects only. Bridges will be next year).

5. Other business (10 mins)
• VTrans Draft Airport System Plan is available for review – the document is available
using the following link: https://vtrans.vermont.gov/aviation/vermont-airport-system-plan
Virtual public meeting on March 24, 2021 @ 6:00pm link available on the project website
https://vtrans.vermont.gov/aviation/vermont-airport-system-plan
• Grants in Aid Year 4 schedule overview

 

Future meeting topics? Next meeting on Thursday May 13, 2021
• Project Selection and Prioritization Review and Approval

2020-2021 TRORC TAC Meeting Dates:
July 8 / Sept 9 / Nov 11