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.


Snow removal services from the Elderly Assistance Board

From Marylynn Scherlin, Chair of the Elderly Assistance Board:

Brrrr — winter is just around the corner, and snow will be falling soon. Residents who received snow removal services last year will be receiving a form in the mail in the next couple of weeks — please fill out and return ASAP. Residents who wish to request new service, please contact Marylynn Scherlin at 275-7501.

Photo by Chiot’s Run, used under Creative Commons License.