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Thursday, February 14, 2019 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Event Location: 
Capitol Plaza
100 State Street
05602 Montpelier , VT
Registration Deadline: 
Thursday, February 07, 2019

Save the date!  Thursday, February 14, 2019

Local Government Day in the Legislature is an annual event at the Vermont State House during February where local officials can learn about the status of pending legislation that affects local government, attend legislative hearings, and speak with their representatives and senators.

Agenda (Draft)

8:00-8:40 a.m.    Registration at the Capitol Plaza Hotel and Conference Center
Greet your local government colleagues and VLCT staff over a continental breakfast. Browse information tables of the Vermont League of Cities and Towns, the Vermont Municipal Clerks’ and Treasurers’ Association, the Vermont Assessors and Listers Association, the Green Mountain Water and Environment Association, and the Vermont Government Finance Officers Association.

8:40-8:50 a.m.    Welcome

8:50-9:00 a.m.     State and Local Government: Shared Concerns in our Communities
Maura Carroll, VLCT Executive Director

9:00-10:00 a.m.    Your Legislators and Your Town: Connecting the Dots on Legislation
Karen Horn, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, and Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate
   
10:00-10:15 a.m.    Walk to State House

10:30-noon    Committee Meetings 
OR
10:30-noon     Tour the State House with State Curator David Schütz

Noon-12:15 p.m.    Return to Capitol Plaza

12:15-1:30 p.m.     Luncheon with Your Legislators at the Capitol Plaza Hotel
Keynote: Joe Delong, CCM

1:30-1:45 p.m.    Return to State House
OR
1:45-3:30 p.m.    Hub Communities Discussion (Capitol Plaza, Ballroom)
   
1:45-3:30 p.m.    Observe House and Senate Floor Action and Attend Committee Meetings

2:30-3:00 p.m.    Treats in the Cafeteria

3:00 p.m.    Conclusion