TRORC has initiated a process to update the Regional Plan. This encompasses every chapter and appendix of the Plan.  Two public hearings have been scheduled for the draft Plan next month: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Damon Hall in Hartland, 6 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019 at the Royalton Town Offices in South Royalton, 6…

Vermont’s Regional Planning Commissions (RPC) and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) invite your municipality to participate in the Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Program. This program provides funding for municipalities to implement best management practices (BMPs) in compliance with the DEC Municipal Roads General Permit (MRGP). DEC has set aside $2.9 million to support BMP implementation…

Read the full announcement here.    The intent of the VTrans Bicycle and Pedestrian Program is to improve access and safety for bicyclists and/or pedestrians through the planning, design and construction of infrastructure projects. The Bike/Ped Program provides funding for either a scoping study or a design/construction project for the following facilities: • Bicycle lanes…

  The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission Receives National Planning Award American Planning Association recognizes 20 communities nationwide for best practices in planning and urban design.   CHICAGO (4/5/19) – The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission in Vermont, is being recognized for its innovative Tropical Storm Irene Flood Buyout program with a Silver 2019 National Planning Achievement…

    On Wednesday, April 24, TRORC Staff spoke with TRORC Commissioners about a few of our current projects and focus areas. Here is the online version of the posters. Housing: Keys To The Valley Project Emergency Management: Preparedness, Response, Recovery, Mitigation Mobile Service and GIS Mapping Water Quality Projects in the TRORC Region Planning…

The Vermont Agency of Transportation is encouraging the public to voice their opinions about new design elements for the Quechee Bridge. Please share your vision, and please share the survey with friends and neighbors. The survey will be open until May 8th. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/quecheegorgebridge   To read more about the project, visit Vtrans: Quechee Gorge Bridge…

From the VT State Agency of Forest, Parks, and Recreation (4/9/2019): “This is to notify you of a change to the State of Vermont’s definition of the emerald ash borer (EAB) flight season, which will now be redefined as JUNE 1st – SEPTEMBER 30th. Optimal practices are to move ash from the Infested Area only…

A public information meeting to review preliminary design options for the Quechee Gorge Bridge Rehabilitation Project will be held on Monday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Hartford Town Hall, 171 Bridge Street, White River Junction.   Vermont Agency of Transportation staff and its bridge consultant, Gill Engineering, will receive public input on design elements…

This is a reissuance of an RFP from last month that is now an RFQ.   Town of Barnard Lime Pond Road Culvert Replacement (STP MM19(7))   Request for Qualifications for Design Engineer REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) Engineering Studies, Design and Permitting   The Town of Barnard is requesting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ)s from engineering…

VCDP Planning Grant 2018: Notice of Public Hearing   The Town of Woodstock is/are considering making application to the State of Vermont for a VCDP Planning Grant 2018 under the Vermont Community Development Program. A public hearing will be held at 8:00 AM on 4/10/2019 at 31 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091 to obtain the…