Vermont seeking comment about Hud Programs: Each year the State of Vermont - Agency of Commerce and Community Development, Agency of Human Services and Vermont Housing and Conservation Board receives funding for HUD programs through the Consolidated Plan or Annual Plan update process which identifies priorities based on needs from the housing needs assessment, market analysis, citizen and stakeholder input.  At the end of the program year the state is required to report on the performance outcomes outlined from those plans in their Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).  They have completed the FY22 Program Year DRAFT CAPER which includes the outcomes for the following programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG); and Community Development Block Grant CARES Act (CDBG-CV) Emergency Solutions Grant Program CARES Act (ESG-CV).   As a representative for a unit of general local government, please share the attached notice with your local residents including minorities,The state is seeking comments by September 27, 2023.


Vernon seeks applicants for Town Administrator position

Town Administrator: The Town of Vernon, Vermont (pop. 2,206) seeks a creative and proactive professional, who is committed to excellence in public service to serve as its next Town Administrator. This fiscally stable community, with a rich local history, is a beautiful community in Southeastern Vermont on the banks of the Connecticut River. The Town is proud of its active citizen engagement.

The community is governed by a five-member Selectboard, which acts as the Chief Executive and Legislative body, and is governed by an open town meeting form of government.

The ideal candidate will possess strong administrative, financial, and economic development skills, including the ability to seek, write and administer grants from both governmental and foundation sources. The Administrator must be a strong collaborator and understand the dynamics of small municipal management. The Administrator will implement the directives of the Selectboard and be a leader in communicating policies to municipal employees and the public. The ideal candidate will possess at least a bachelor’s degree and/or demonstrated experience in public administration or a relevant field.

This is a full time benefitted position with a Salary range of $45,000 to $50,000 depending on qualifications and experience. Final compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and professional experience as determined by the Selectboard. Resumes will be accepted until May 21, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. Please submit a cover letter, resume and five professional references in a single PDF document to:, or mail to Vernon Selectboard, Vernon Town Hall – 567 Governor Hunt Road – Vernon, VT 05354.