Town Energy Plan Public Hearing 10-1-19

Energy Plan Public Hearing Notice Oct 1st 2019


181 Business Route 4

Center Rutland, VT 05736

(802) 773-2528

  Public Hearing Notice for the Re-adoption of the Rutland Town Municipal Plan

Tuesday October 1st 7:00 pm at the Rutland Town Offices

181 Business Route 4, Center Rutland, VT


The Rutland Town Select Board has updated the town’s municipal plan in accordance with 24 V.S.A §§ 4384, 4385, 4444 and 4447. Rutland Town is amending its municipal plan with an updated natural resources section in accordance with Act 171 and with an updated energy section in compliance with the enhanced energy planning requirements set for by the Public Service Department and Act 174.


Act 171 relates to forest fragmentation and a new municipal plan requirement to consider forest and wildlife habitat when planning for new development. Act 174 involves planning for renewable energy generation such as meeting state targets for new renewable energy generation and recommendations for the siting of renewable energy generation projects.


The general public and officials from adjoining municipalities are urged to attend this public hearing on October 1st. Written comments to the address above are also welcome.


Copies of the updated municipal plan are available at the Rutland Town Offices and can be downloaded from the town’s website.