The Clean Water Fund Board is pleased to announce a 30-day public comment period to gather input on Vermont’s clean water funding priorities for the next state fiscal year. The Clean Water Fund supports municipalities, farmers, and others in making needed investments in priority projects to improve water quality in Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and wetlands. Your participation in the Clean Water Fund budget process will help the State better understand public priorities for funding clean water improvements. There are many opportunities to participate! Current and upcoming opportunities are listed here:

Join the Clean Water Conversation: July 12, 2017
Learn about the Clean Water Fund budget process and opportunities to provide input on next year’s allocations. Join the conversation on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm through a webinar hosted by the Department of Environmental Conservation (via Skype for Business). Attend online or with your local regional planning commission. For more information, contact Kari Dolan.

Take the Online Questionnaire: Responses Due by August 2, 2017
Share your input on Vermont’s draft clean water funding priorities and allocations for the next state fiscal year by completing this online questionnaire. The deadline for responding to the questionnaire is 4:30 pm, Wednesday, August 2, 2017. If you have any questions, or if you need a hard copy of this questionnaire to respond, contact Bethany Sargent.

Please see this factsheet on the Clean Water Fund budget process and opportunities for public participation and the Clean Water Fund Budget Process webpage for more information.