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.


Selectboard organizational meeting, March 2, 2021

The Vernon Selectboard held its organizational meeting via Zoom at 8 p.m. following the town election on March 2, 2021. The following actions were taken. (This report does not constitute the minutes of the meeting.)

Reorganization of Board:

  • Selectboard Chair: Chris Parker
  • Selectboard Vice-Chair: Sandra Harris
  • Selectboard Clerk: Jean Carr

Internal Business (Statutory Requirements)

  • Set Selectboard Regular Meeting Dates — First and third Tuesdays of each month, at 6:30 p.m.
  • Adopt Selectboard Rules of Procedure — Tabled until next meeting
  • Appoint Recording Secretary — Wendy Harrison
  • Adopt Procedures for Town Boards, Committees and Commissions — Document circulated
  • Establish Schedule for Department Reports at Selectboard Meetings — Quarterly Reports
  • Newspaper of Record and other Media — Brattleboro Reformer, Commons, WTSA, WKVT, BCTV

             Appointments: (if appointees agree to serve)

  • Fence Viewers — Munson Hicks, Andrew Gantt, Rory Underwood
  • Pound Keeper — Windham County Humane Society
  • Inspectors of Lumber, shingles and wood — Munson Hicks and George Pond
  • Weighers of Coal — Christiane Howe and Deb Berryere
  • Tree Warden — David Walker