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.


Committee members needed

Vernon has been awarded a grant to develop an Outdoor Recreation Master Plan. Once the plan is completed, the desired outcome is to implement these improvements to provide recreation opportunities for residents regardless of age or capability.   The Selectboard will be appointing a Committee to work with Town officials and consultants from Weston & Sampson to development of a comprehensive plan.  Vernon residents interested in being on this committee can email the Town Administrator at  Emails will be submitted to the Board of Selectmen for consideration and appointment.