Documentation of the Public Process
The Snelling Center, which convened and facilitated the public outreach forums on the Public Review Draft, prepared a final report documenting the process.
Between April 29 and May 18, VELCO hosted six meetings around the state to gather public input on the draft plan. VELCO engaged the Snelling Center for Government to convene and facilitate these meetings. The final plan and results of the public forums will be posted by July 1, 2009. Forums were held in these dates and locations:.
Monday, April 27 at 5:30 pm
Holiday Inn, Rutland
Wednesday, April 29 at 5:30 pm
Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee
Tuesday, May 5 at 5:30 pm
Sheraton Hotel, Burlington
Thursday, May 7 at 5:30 pm
Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury
Wednesday, May 13 at 5:30 pm
Marlboro Tech Center, Brattleboro
Monday, May 18 at 1:30 pm
Noble Hall, VT College of Fine Arts, Montpelier
The sessions included an overview of the plan, information kiosks on key issues, facilitated discussions, and an opportunity to meet with staff from VELCO and local utilities. Refreshments were served and accommodations were available for persons with disabilities.