Blog & Events • Month: December 2008

106 Ways to Protect and Restore Water Quality in the Lake Champlain Basin

October 12, 2021

MONTPELIER – The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), in collaboration with local nonprofits, town officials, scientists, and regional planners, has completed two tactical basin plans that will be available for public comment from October 13 to November 12, 2021. The two plans outline more than 100 combined strategies to restore and protect rivers, lakes, and […]

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What is Going on in Your Watershed?

September 29, 2021

CVRPC’s Clean Water Advisory Council will be hosting “What is Going on in Your Watershed?”  A 2021 Lamoille Tactical Basin Plan public meeting on October 14th at 6:00 pm. Join the Lamoille River Watershed Planner and watershed partners for a presentation and discussion on the 5-year update to the State of Vermont Lamoille River Tactical […]

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CVRPC and Town of Berlin Implement Stormwater Treatment at Berlin Town Office

September 23, 2021

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) is pleased to announce that they have completed a multi-phase project to treat stormwater runoff at the Berlin Town Office in Berlin, VT. This project started with a Stormwater Master Planning (SWMP) process where it was identified and prioritized as one of the top five projects within the […]

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VEM Flood Resilient Communities Fund: Applications due Oct 29

VEM is soliciting applications under a brand-new grant program: Flood Resilient Communities Fund. The focus of this program is flood mitigation work that does not fit under the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grants. RPCs, nonprofits, and municipalities are all eligible applicants. The focus of this funding is briefly outlined below: Flood-vulnerable structure and buyout […]

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FY2022 Grant Funding for Municipal Highway and Stormwater Mitigation

August 26, 2021

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (AOT) is pleased to announce a funding opportunity to provide financial assistance to municipalities in an ongoing effort to improve the quality of water statewide. Grants funded through this program must have a transportation link. The enabling legislation that determines eligibility is as follows: “Any environmental mitigation activity, including pollution […]

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Save the Date–Virtual EMD Roundtable Rescheduled for Tuesday, September 7 at 5pm

August 12, 2021

CVRPC is hosting a virtual EMD roundtable on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. Meeting access information: Remote participation via GoTo Meeting: Dial in: +1 (408) 650-3123; Access code 585-252-701 Agenda: VT Alert presentation/ training needs discussion CVRPC Assistance Available Open Q&A/Discussion: EMD support needed VEM Updates   Please reach out to […]

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EMD Roundtable – August 11th @ 5:00 pm (In Person & via Zoom)

August 5, 2021

CVRPC is hosting a virtual/in-person Emergency Management Director (EMD) roundtable on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. Meeting access information: ·      Physical location: Central VT Chamber of Commerce Conference Room, 963 Paine Turnpike North, Berlin (Facial coverings are required for in-person participation) ·      Remote participation via Zoom: ·      Dial in: 301 715 8592; Access code 857 […]

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Save the Date—Using the Transportation Resiliency Planning Tool (TRPT) to Strengthen Hazard Mitigation Planning-September 15 at 5pm

July 29, 2021

Join CVRPC to learn about the Transportation Resilience Planning Tool (TRPT), and how it can be incorporated into Local Hazard Mitigation Plans! At this workshop, we will: 1.    Provide background on the Transportation Resiliency Planning Tool (TRPT) and how it can be used. 2.    Share methods to incorporate transportation resiliency into LHMPs to strengthen mitigation strategies and […]

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Draft Marshfield Local Hazard Mitigation Plan for Public Comment 06/21 to 07/05

June 21, 2021

The Town of Marshfield is pleased to receive public comments on the Town’s draft Local Hazard Mitigation Plan. Copies of the plan can be found at and at the Marshfield Town Clerk’s Office. Please provide comments to Bobbi Brimblecombe at  and Grace Vinson, Planner at CVRPC at by July 5th, 2021.  

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