Vermont Emergency Management Course – Incident Command System for Executives – Sept. 9

Incident Command System for Executives ~ ICS402
September 9, 2013 ~ 6:00PM – 8:00PM (2 Hours)

Central Vermont Medical Center
130 Fisher Road, Conference Room 3
Berlin, Vermont

Description: The purpose of this course is to provide an orientation to the Incident Command System for Executives and Senior Officials.  This course is offered at no cost. More information and the course registration form are available on Vermont Emergency Management’s course listing: 

Applicant Briefings Scheduled for DR4140

There are three applicant briefings scheduled for DR4140

The first meeting, will cover Caledonia and Orleans Counties,and will be held on Tuesday, August 13 at 10:00 a.m at the Lyndon Public Service Building on North Main Street in Lyndon.

The second meeting, will cover Chittenden and Washington Counties, and will be held on Thursday, August 15 at 10:00 a.m. at the Emergency Operations Center within the Dept. of Public Safety Building , 103 South Main Street, Waterbury, (photo I.D. required for building access).

The third meeting, Orange and Windsor Counties, will be held on Thursday afternoon, August 15 at 2:00 p.m. at VTrans Royalton Garage 1953 Vermont Route 107 Royalton, Vermont 05068 (802) 234-5718

Attached is the Request for Public Assistance form. Please have it filled out with your Town’s DUNS number, town office address and cost estimate of damages. If you can, please have it filled out so it’s ready to go to be handed to FEMA. The form says it expired April 2013 – it has been verified with VEM that this is the latest version to use.

Also attached is the Emergency Relief and Assistance Fund (ERAF) form for this disaster to be filled out.

ERAF Match Incentives verification form (FEMA-4140-DR-VT) – File Size: 16 KB -Download File
Request For Public Assistance – File Size: 570 KB -Download File

Historic Preservation Grants available

The Vermont Division for Historic Preservation administers two matching grant programs. The Historic Preservation Grant program offers grants of up to $20,000 to non-profit organizations and municipalities to help repair and restore historic buildings while the Barn Preservation Grant program provides grants up to $15,000 to non-profits, municipalities and private individuals for historic agricultural building repairs. In 2012, $464,407 in grant funds were awarded to thirty-four around the state.

 The deadline for the next round of Historic Preservation Grants is October 7, 2013 and for the Barn Preservation Grants is November 4, 2013. Manuals and applications for the next round of grants are now available online. Visit ACCD’s website or contact Caitlin Corkins, Tax Credits & Grants Coordinator, at 802-828-3047 for more information.

Caitlin Corkins
Tax Credits and Grants Coordinator
Agency of Commerce and Community Development