Committees

Executive Committee

Meets: Monthly on Monday of week prior  to Commission meeting, 4:00 pm

Members:  4 officers and 3 at-large Commissioners

Duties:

  • Act on  behalf of the Commission in absence of a Commission quorum
  • Approve budgets, contracts & audits
  • Add/eliminate staff and approve contractors
  • Amend Personnel Policies
  • Approve policy actions
  • Recommend positions to be taken
  • Approve Commission agendas

 

Project Review Committee

Meets: Monthly (as needed), 4:00 pm

Members:  5 Commissioners plus 1 alternate and the project’s host Commissioner

Duties:

  • Determine Act 250/Section 248 project conformance with the Regional Plan

 

Regional Plan Committee

Meets:  Monthly, as needed

Members:  5 Commissioners & 4 regional organizations

Duties:

  • Develop and recommend updates to the Regional Plan

 

Town Plan Review Committee

Meets: As needed

Members:  Commissioners

Duties:

  • Review municipal plans for conformance to statutory requirements
  • Recommend Regional Approvals

 

Transportation Advisory Committee

Meets: Monthly on 4th Tuesday, 6:30 pm

Members:  Appointed representatives from each member town

Duties:

  • Recommend Transportatin Planning Initiative work program & budget to Executive Committee
  • Recommend Regional Plan transportation element
  • Prioritize state-funded transportation projects
  • Prioritize transportation projects funded by the Commission’s TPI program

 

Brownfields Advisory Committee

Meets: Monthly on 3rd Monday, 4:00 pm

Members:  4 Commissioners plus 1 alternate, Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation, VT Department of Health, 5 representatives of housing, real estate, finance, at-risk populations, and the environment

Duties:

  • Oversee CVRPC Brownfields Program
  • Prioritize sites for assessment funds
  • Participate in hiring contractors
  • Recommend brownfield-related policy
  • Participate in public engagement

 

Energy Advisory Committee

Meets:  Monthly, as needed

Members:  5 Commissioners and 12 stakeholders from municipalities & energy committees, utilities, economic development, transportation & transit, State agencies, and renewable energy developers

Duties:

  • Recommend regional energy plan to Commission
  • Oversee public engagement
  • Recommend to Commission energy policies

 

Clean Water Advisory Committee

Meets:  Formation in progress

Members:  2 Commissioners and at minimum 3 representatives from partner organizations, the public, and private companies

Duties:

  • Identify activities, policies, and direction for CVRPC’s clean water support
  • Determine CVRPC direction and goals regarding the Lake Champlain TMDL, Tactical Basin Plans, and the Regional Plan

 

Nominating Committee

Meets:  April/May, as needed

Members:  3 Commissioners

Duties:

  • Nominate officers and at-large members of the Executive Committee.