Committees

Executive Committee

Meets: Monthly on Monday of week prior  to Commission meeting, 4:00 pm.  Agendas can be found here.

Members:  3 officers and 4 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.  Agendas can be found here.

Members: 5 Commissioners or Alternate Commissioner, 1 alternate, and project’s host municipality Commissioner; one member must be an Executive Committee member

Duties:

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

Regional Plan Committee

Meets:  Monthly, as needed.  Agendas can be found here.

Members: 5 Commissioners or Alternate Commissioners

Duties:

  • Develop and recommend updates to the Regional Plan

Municipal Plan Review Committee

Meets: As needed.  Agendas can be found here.

Members: 5 Commissioners or Alternate Commissioners

Duties:

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

Transportation Advisory Committee

Meets: Monthly on 4th Tuesday, 6:30 pm.  Agendas can be found here.

Members:  Appointed representatives from each member town

Duties:

  • Recommend Transportation 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

Clean Water Advisory Committee

Meets:  Monthly, as needed.  Agendas can be found here.

Members: 3 Commissioners, 5 municipal representatives, 1 interested stakeholder

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: As needed, usually between February and April –  Agendas can be found here.   | Rules of Procedure

Members:  3 Commissioners or Alternate Commissioners

Duties:

  • Nominate officers and at-large members of the Executive Committee
  • Nominate members for standing and special committees of the Board
  • Appoint CVRPC representatives to other organizations

Brownfields Advisory Committee

Meets: As needed – Agendas can be found here.   | Rules of Procedure

Members:

  • Voting – 4 Commissioners and 1 alternate:  Paula Emery, Plainfield;  Ron Krauth, Middlesex; George Clain, Barre Town Alternate; Peter Carbee, Washington (Alternate Member); CVEDC, VT Dept. of Health, up to 12 members, at minimum representing housing, real estate, finance, at-risk populations, and the environment
  • Non-voting members: EPA, VT Agency of Commerce, VT Dept. of Environmental Conservation

Duties:

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