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Published every other Tuesday afternoon, the VLCT News email features the most current news, resources, and events from VLCT and related organizations. Scroll below to view the issues.


April 9
Inform Vt's Conservation Strategy, H&H Studies, Social Media, Emergency Communications, + more

March 26
ARPA Reporting, Congressional Earmarks, Eclipse Planning, + more

March 12
1:1 Help with ARPA Reporting, Possible Tax Abatement Reimbursement, Selectboard Essentials, + more

February 27
Safety with Election Mail, Hazard Mitigation and Other Grants, Outdoor Rec Survey, MRGP and ARPA Reporting, + more

February 13
Hybrid Meetings Alert, Eclipse Safety Planning, Photos of Your Town Meeting, + more

January 30
Deadline for TM Warnings, Eclipse Safety Glasses, Get Your Tax Credits, Open Grants, + more

January 16
Voter-Backed Petitions Due Thursday, Grants from Near and Far, Town Meeting Trainings, + more

January 2
FEMA Subgrants, 2024 Trainings Schedule, ARPA Local Funds, + more


December 19
Employment Law, Advocacy Gears Up, Lots of Trainings, + more

December 5
New Post-Flood Loan Program, Holiday Display Considerations, Town Meeting Preparations, + more

November 21
Quick Post-Flood Tips, Updated Town Meeting Resources, Cohort Extended, Cannabis Control Update, + more

November 7
Unemployment Insurance, Ethics, Inclusivity, Violence Prevention, Aging Well, + more

October 24
2023 Salary Data to Inform 2024 Budgets, Many Grants Open Now, Expect More Workers' Comp Claim Qs, + more

October 10
Member Survey, UI for Small Municipalities, Health Insurance Rates, the State's Municipal Day, 3 Grant Reminders, + more

September 26
Still Time to Join Town Fair, Unemployment x2, Share What You Think About VLCT, + more

September 12
Grant Opportunities, Shifts in Flood Communication, Several New Town Fair Details, + more

August 29
MERP Deadline Closes In, Getting PACIF Info for FEMA, Know Your ERAF Share, Some Town Fair Highlights, + more

August 15
Flood Recovery Clean Up Day, Health Ins Rates, Report ARPA $, Telecom Siting Process Input, Accessibility in Public ROWs, + more

August 1
Property Tax Appeal and Abatement Hearings, Annual Meetings, Community Leadership Summit, + more

July 18
Flood Recovery Resources, Municipal Calendar, VLCT Board Nominations, + more

July 3
Body-Worn Cameras, Clean Energy, Extending Broadband, Getting Fire/EMT Vols, + more

June 20
First Responder Wellness Conference, Funding for Fire Stations, + more

June 6
Housing x 2, Help Map Climate-Vulnerable Areas, Trainings, + more

May 23
Planning x 2, Climate Vulnerability, Nominations, Reinvestment, + more

May 9
Dental Insurance Options, Housing Bill Status, Lots of Training, Inclusion Week, + more

April 25
Last Chance to Report ARPA Spending and Apply for a Wellness Award

April 11
ARPA Reports Due, Login Assistance, Capacity for Seeking Grants, + much more

March 28
New VLCT.ORG This Week, Many Grants, OSHA 10-Hour Roadway, ADA Planning, Internship, + much more

March 14
Town Meeting Follow-Up, Essential Trainings, VEM Input and Courses, + much more

February 28
Heads Up for "MAP", Transitions Around Town Meeting, Selectboard Training, + more

February 14
Housing Testimony, ARPA Reporting, Governmental Accounting, Capital Planning, + more

January 31
Public Safety, EV Transportation Grants, On Demand Trainings, + a whole lot more

January 17
Info for Town Meeting, FEMA Firefighter Grants, Municipal Bond Forecast, + more

January 3
Town Meeting Trainings, Funds Available and Awarded, DPS/VEM Courses, + more


December 20
FFA and its Guidebook, Prepare for Town Meeting, Broadband at Your Address, Legislative Priorities and Preview, + more

December 6
COVID-19 Paid Leave Update, First Amendment Audit Training, Engage in Equity, Transportation Planning Support, + more

November 22
Grants Galore, a Wealth of Workshops, Advocacy Chats Return, + more

November 8
Auditor and ZA Trainings, $ for Community Revitalization and Diesel Emission Reduction, Vision and UI Updates, Classifieds, + more

October 25
Grants for COVID Paid Leave, Public Service Loan Waiver Ends 10/31, Member Survey, Comp & Benefits Report, Municipal Day from ANR, + more

October 11
Approved Policy, Award Winners, NEW Resources for Dog & Domestic Pet Hearings, Steady Rates for Vision Insurance, + more

September 27
VLCT's Draft Legislative Policy, the Climate Action Paper, COVID Jabs at Town Fair, PACIF Renewals, Winter Placemaking, + more

September 13
Our Policy on Transportation, Options for Fostering Equity, How Local ARPA Funds are Being Used, + more

August 30
New OML FAQs, Equity Cohort, Legislators Forums, Annual Meeting Warning, Stormwater Mitigation Grants, + more

August 16
Climate Council, Zoning Bylaw Grants, Remote Sensors, Health & Vision Insurance, + more

August 2
ARPA Subrecipient Report, Second ARPA Deposits, Intro to Town Fair, Dog Control Law, + more

July 19
Answer the Compensation and Benefits Survey, Park & Ride Grants, + more

July 5
New Law Affects Property Tax Sales, Gov Signs Transportation Bill, Muni Calendar Available Now, + more

June 21
Teenage Employees' Mental Health, COVID Leave Grants, Covered Bridge Appraisals + more

June 6
Grants for Roads and Buildings, Young Summer Workers, Animal Welfare, FLSA Training, Committees, Board, + more

May 24
VLCT Internship, Seasonal Employees, Compensation Survey, VLCT Policy Committees, Tax Assessment Trainings, and more

May 10 
WC Audits Due, Help from VTHAP, VLCT Internship, Dental Benefit, Change CY to FY, Cannabis Regulation, PACIF Learn + more

April 26
ARPA Reporting Due Fri 4/30, Local Mask Mandates, Comp & Benefits Survey, Municipal Finance Consultant, Trainings, PACIF Board Nominations, + more

April 12
ARPA Reporting, Grants Toward Equitable & Inclusive Communities, UI Wage Reports Due Soon, New Tech Resources, Plow Rally + more

March 29
Finding the Law, ARPA (x4), Construction Contracts, Drones, Protection from Potential Cyberattacks + more

March 15
New Emergency Claims Phone #, ARPA Updates, Lister Certification & Other Trainings + more

March 1
What Towns Are Voting on Today, Qualified Immunity for Law Enforcement, VLCT Board Vacancy + More

February 15
ARPA Final Rule, Town Meeting Resources, Resources for Rural Entrepreneurs, News from NLC (new) + more

February 1
ARPA Reporting, Vermont Employer Vaccine Mandates, Better Places, Town Meeting + more

January 19
MAC Inquires Update, ARPA Final Rule and Revenue Loss, SEOC COVID-19 Conference Call + more

January 4 
ARPA Reporting Portal, Town Meeting Webpage, PACIF 2022 Coverage Documents & Declarations, Affordable Housing Project Ideas + more