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 Seniors will gather at Rec Center, Sept. 13

Come join the Vernon Seniors for our monthly get-together at the Vernon Rec Shelter on September 13 from 12 noon – 2:00 p.m. 

This month’s meeting will include a self-provided bag lunch, scheduling future trips on the Vernon Bus for lunches, shopping trips and various activities including lots of socializing with fellow seniors. 

if you wish to come and learn more, just bring a bag lunch and your favorite nonalcoholic drink and we’ll provide the dessert.  Membership in our group is definitely affordable….$5.00 per year! Questions/ call Gloria Pinkerton at 802-254-3869.  Always open to suggestions of places to go, either for educational, recreational, or gastronomical activities!!