Zoning Administrator's Roundtable
This training is designed for regional Zoning Administrators and professional planners (but DRB and PC members are welcome to attend). The morning session will consist of a presentation from Efficiency Vermont about residential and commercial energy standards and a roundtable discussion with fellow ZAs regarding various topics of interest. In the afternoon, a representative from FEMA will conduct a training focused on managing development through the National Flood Insurance Program. Please RSVP to Taylor Newton by
or at 802-524-5958. Space is limited!
St. Albans Free Library
Address: 11 Maiden Lane, St. Albans, VT
Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Essentials of Land Use Planning
Are you a new Development Review Board or Planning Commission member? Or a seasoned member that needs a refresher course? Please join NRPC for a training on the essentials of land use planning and regulation in Vermont. This training will focus on the basics: Municipal Plans, PC/DRB/ZBA roles and responsibilities, and meeting/hearing procedures. Town staff and Selectboard members are also encouraged to attend. Here are the details:
Enosburgh Emergency Services Building
83 Sampsonville Road (VT 105), Enosburg Falls, VT
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Feel free to share with other boards or commissions along with community members that may be interested in attending! If you have any specific questions, please contact NRPC by
or at 802-524-5958. RSVPs are appreciated!
Act 174 Implementation (Enhanced Energy Planning)
NRPC will hold a training for municipal officials on enhanced energy planning and the implementation of Act 174. The meeting will focus on how municipalities can amend their municipal plans to include in-depth energy planning that emphasizes achieving the goals of the Vermont Comprehensive Energy Plan. The meeting will also outline how municipalities may gain "substantial deference" instead of "due consideration" in Public Service Board proceedings. This training is designed for Selectboard members, Planning Commission members, and any other community members interested in completing enhanced energy planning. Here are the details:
Northwestern Medical Center - Conference Room #1
133 Fairfield Street, St. Albans, VT
Monday, May 1, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.