This Wednesday, April 1, is the Central Vermont Career Fair & Job Expo at the Barre Auditorium! Dozens of employers will be attending to provide information on available jobs and on job training. For more information, visit CentralVTJobFair.com.
VT’s Rural Fire Protection grant program is looking for applicants for funds to install new dry hydrants. Eligible projects also include repair, upgrade, replacement and relocation. The first application deadline is April 1, but the other deadlines are: June 1 and August 1, 2015. Go to www.vacd.org/rfp to download the application materials. For questions, contact Troy Dare, Program Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 828-4582.
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: REGIONAL PLANNER
The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) is seeking a Regional Planner to complement our team of professional staff. The Regional Planner will work with other staff and municipalities on projects including municipal plans and bylaws, updating the Regional Plan, housing studies, natural resource programs, and Act 250 and Section 248 review. Candidates must be able to speak in public, attend evening meetings, read and write well, have good interpersonal skills, pay attention to detail, and have a solid work ethic. Candidates must also have a Masters degree in planning or related field, have a minimum of three years experience, be proficient in Microsoft Office, and have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Familiarity with VSA Title 24 Chapter 117, Act 250 and GIS skills are considered assets.
Information about CVRPC and its member towns can be found at www.centralvtplanning.org. Starting salary is dependent on experience; excellent benefit package and outstanding work environment. Persons interested in applying for the position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to email@example.com. Resumes will be kept confidential. The application deadline is April 17, 2015.
CVRPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
CVRPC’s Project Review Committee will be meeting on Thursday, March 26, from 4-6pm at CVRPC Offices. To view the agenda, click here.
DRAFT FUTURE LAND USE ELEMENT: WE’RE COLLECTING FEEDBACK!
Registration is open for the 70th Annual Town Officers’ Education Conferences, sponsored by UVM Extension and the Vt. Institute for Government with assistance from a number of partner organizations.
The 2015 sessions will be held on the following dates:
- April 1 – Doubletree, Burlington, Vt.
- April 22 - Lake Morey Inn, Fairlee, Vt.
- April 29 - Killington Grand Resort Hotel, Killington, Vt.
Contact Pam Lowell at 802-773-3349 or 1-800-281-6977 x272 (toll-free in Vt.) for more information.
To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Pam Lowell at (802) 773-3349 or 1-800-281-6977 by March 18, 2015 so we may assist you.
In the new March issue of the Vermont League of Cities and Towns’ newsletter, Milly Archer has prepared an update on changes to flood insurance rates. The Floodwaters of Reform: National Flood Insurance Program Changes to Begin April 1
By and large the premiums for older “Pre-FIRM” buildings will continue to rise until they are at full cost for their flood risk. VLCT also notes that it will be important for policy holders to confirm if the structure is a primary residence. Read the report >>