Annual Meeting

Dec
4
Wed
TRORC Executive Committee Meeting @ King Farm
Dec 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The next meeting of the TRORC Executive Committee will be on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the TRORC Offices in Woodstock, VT from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.   Snacks will be available.

Tentative Meeting Agenda:

  1. Public Comments (5 minutes)
  2. Approval of the October 9, 2019 Minutes (enclosed)
  3. Acceptance of the October Financial Reports (enclosed)
  4. TRORC Investment Assistance update
  5. Regional Plan update status
  6. Executive Director FY 20 Goals discussion
  7. TRORC staffing short and long term
  8. Housing Study update, TRORF Strategic Planning, Regional Energy Coordinator proposal
  9. December 11, 2019 TRORC Board Meeting agenda review
  10. Executive Session (if needed)
  11. Other

If any person needs accommodation to participate in this meeting, please call Peter Gregory at 802-457-3188.

The next Executive Committee meeting will be January 8, 2020.  The date, time, location and agenda will be posted on www.trorc.org

Dec
11
Wed
TRORC Board Meeting @ The Woodstock Inn
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

TO: Regional Commissioners

 FROM: Jerry Fredrickson, Chairperson

             Peter G. Gregory, Executive Director

 DATE: December 3, 2019

 RE: Next Commission Meeting – December 11, 2019 – 5:00 p.m.

_____________________________________________________________________________

Holiday appetizers available at 5:00 p.m.

The Regional Commission will hold its next meeting Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Rockefeller Room, of the Woodstock Inn, in downtown Woodstock.

 Proposed Agenda

 Call to Order/Approval of Agenda/Introductions/Public Comment – 6:00 p.m.

  1. Public Hearing – Town Plan Approvals and Confirmation of Planning Effort per 24 VSA, 4350 for Granville and Corinth (draft decisions enclosed)
  2. Public Hearing – Issuance of a Determination of Energy Compliance for Corinth Town Plan (draft determination enclosed)
  3. Energy Action Network (EAN) eanvt.org presentation. Jared Duvall, Executive Director of EAN will present details on EAN’s Vermont Energy Dashboard and their new Community Progress Maps Tool.  Discussion and Q & A will follow.   
  4. Action on Town Plan approvals and Confirmation for Granville and Corinth
  5. Action on Issuance of a Determination of Energy Compliance for Corinth Town Plan
  6. Approval of October 30, 2019 TRORC Board Minutes (enclosed)
  7. Acceptance of October and November TRORC Financial Reports (enclosed)
  8. Staff/Commissioner Updates
    1. Regional Plan
    2. Commissioner Items
    3. Legislative Preview
    4. TRORC Projects
  9. Adjournment – 7:30 p.m.

 

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

The next Regional Commission Meeting will be held on February 26, 2020.   A full packet and agenda will be sent out to Commissioners in mid-February.

Jan
8
Wed
TRORC Executive Committee Meeting @ King Farm
Jan 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Tentative Meeting Agenda:

  1. Public Comments (5 minutes)
  2. Approval of the December 4, 2019 Minutes (enclosed)
  3. Acceptance of the December Financial Reports (enclosed)
  4. TRORC Investment Policy Draft – Walk-through (please be familiar with the draft provided to you all last month)
  5. Regional Plan update status
  6. TRORC Tuition Reimbursement/Loan Pay Down Benefit
  7. TRORC staffing
  8. Updates: Housing Study, TRORF Strategic Planning; Regional Energy Coordinator proposal; TRORC Strategic Plan
  9. February 26, 2020 TRORC Board Meeting agenda review
  10. Executive Session (if needed)
  11. Other

 

Jan
9
Thu
CANCELLED Transportation Advisory Group @ Bethel Town Hall
Jan 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

View the agenda here.

Jan
13
Mon
EMD Roundtable @ Royalton State Police Barracks
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A presentation will be made on the duties and responsibilities of Emergency Management Directors in Vermont. 

Feb
12
Wed
TRORC Executive Committee @ King Farm
Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The next meeting of the TRORC Executive Committee will be on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the TRORC Offices in Woodstock, VT from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.   Snacks will be available.

 

Tentative Meeting Agenda:

  1. Public Comments (5 minutes)
  2. Approval of the January 8, 2020 Minutes (enclosed)
  3. Acceptance of the January Financial Reports (enclosed)
  4. TRORC Investment Policy Draft – Walk-through. We will review the results of the online survey we all took on risk tolerance
  5. Regional Plan update status
  6. TRORC staffing update
  7. Updates: Housing Study, Regional Energy Coordinator proposal; TRORC Strategic Plan
  8. February 26, 2020 TRORC Board Meeting agenda review
  9. Executive Session (if needed)
  10. Other

 

If any person needs accommodation to participate in this meeting, please call Peter Gregory at 802-457-3188.

The next Executive Committee meeting will be March 11, 2020.  The date, time, location and agenda will be posted on www.trorc.org

Feb
20
Thu
Quintown Region Energy Committee Meeting @ Rochester Town Offices
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Quintown Regional Energy Committee Interest Meeting
Rochester Town Offices
February 20, 2020
6 – 8 p.m.

Agenda
*light refreshments will be provided*

1. Introductions
2. What does TRORC bring to the table
3. What is an energy committee?
4. Current energy issues; electricity, thermal, transportation
5. Process of developing a sub-regional energy committee
6. Future implementation actions
Please RSVP to Kevin Geiger at [email protected]. Feel free to forward to anyone who may be interested!

 

Feb
26
Wed
TRORC Board Meeting @ Thompson Senior Center
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

TRORC will hold its next meeting Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Thompson Senior Center, Woodstock VT.

 

Proposed Agenda 

  1. Call to Order/Approval of Agenda/Introductions/Public Comment – 6:30 p.m. 
  1. Public Hearing – Town Plan Approval for Fairlee (draft decision enclosed) [10 minutes] 
  1. Public Hearing – Confirmation Action for Fairlee per 24 VSA, Section 4350 [5 minutes] 
  1. Public Hearing – Determination of Energy Compliance, Fairlee Town Plan (draft decision enclosed) [5 minutes] 
  1. Presentation and discussion on draft Basin 14 Plan (summary enclosure) – Danielle Owczarski, Basin Planner with ANR will present on Basin 14 Plan, and Jess Richter from TRORC will lead a discussion on the draft. (This draft is not yet available to the general public, so please contact Jess Richter at [email protected] or (802) 457-3188 if you would like a copy of the full draft Plan.) [55 minutes] 
  1. Action on Fairlee Town Plan Approval and Confirmation [10 minutes] 
  1. Action on Fairlee Determination of Energy Compliance [15 minutes] 
  1. Approval of December 11, 2019 TRORC Board Minutes (enclosed) [5 minutes] 
  1. Acceptance of December, 2019 and the January, 2020 TRORC Financial Reports (enclosed) [5 minutes] 
  1. Staff/Commissioner Updates [10 minutes]
    1. Act 250 projects
    2. Commissioner Items
    3. Legislative Updates
    4. Draft Regional Plan
    5. TRORC Projects
  2. Adjournment – 8:30 p.m.     

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 March 25, 2020.   A full packet and agenda will be sent out to Commissioners in mid-March.

Mar
5
Thu
Community Conversation: Economic Development Opportunities, Challenges, and Strategies for Bradford and our Region @ Space on Main
Mar 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
11
Wed
Hartford Hazard Mitigation Plan Kick-Off Meeting @ Hartford High School Cafeteria
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm