Commission Timeline

Information Sessions and Public Hearings

Press releases

Deliberation Session 10

April 25, 2013 (Thursday)
9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Giga Conference room, 3rd Floor, VT Public Service Dept., 112 State St., Montpelier
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by April 22, 2013.

Deliberation Session 9

April 16, 2013 (Tuesday)
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.,Giga Conference Room, 3rd Floor, VT Public Service Dept., 112 State St., Montpelier
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by April 10, 2013.

Deliberation Session 8

April 9, 2013 (Tuesday)
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.,Giga Conference Room, 3rd Floor, VT Public Service Dept., 112 State St., Montpelier
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by April 3, 2013.

Public Hearing 5

April 8, 2013 (Monday)
5:30-7:30 p.m., via VT Interactive TV, at the following VIT locations: Bennington, Brattleboro, Lyndonville, Middlebury, Montpelier, Newport, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, White River Junction, and Williston. Addresses for each of these locations are available here: http://www.vitlink.org/location or by calling 802-728-1455.
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by April 2, 2013.

Public Hearing 4

April 3, 2013 (Wednesday)
5-7 p.m., Rutland Intermediate School Auditorium, 63-65 Library Ave., Rutland
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by March 28, 2013.
Third Draft Packaging of the Recommendations (4/3/13)

Deliberation Session 7

April 3, 2013 (Wednesday)
1-4 p.m., Fourth Floor Conference Room, Asa Bloomer State Office Building, 88 Merchants Row, Rutland
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by March 28, 2013.

Deliberation Session 6 (Rescheduled date)

March 28, 2013 (Thursday)
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.,Catamount Room (N215), Agency of Natural Resources (Davis Building), 1 National Life Dr., Montpelier (photo ID required for entry; turn right after you enter the building and have checked in with security, go past the elevators and into ANR's lobby area, and the Catamount Room will be straight ahead. Note that there is additional parking for the National Life complex on the right-hand side of National Life Dr., prior to the entrance to the complex.)

Delilberation Session 5

March 12, 2013 (Tuesday)
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.,Giga Conference Room, 3rd Floor, VT Public Service Dept., 112 State St., Montpelier
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by March 6, 2013.

Deliberation Session 4

February 20, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Agency of Agriculture Board Room, 2nd Floor, 116 State. St., Montpelier (adjacent to the Public Service Dept.)

Public Hearing 3

February 12, 5-7 p.m.: Lowell Graded School, 52 Gelo Park Rd., Lowell

Public Hearing 2

January 30, 5-7 p.m.: Aiken 102, Rubenstein School, University of Vermont, 81 Carrigan Drive, Burlington

Deliberation Session 3

February 5, 2013 (Tuesday)
9 a.m - 4 p.m., Calvin Coolidge Conference Room, 6th Floor, Agency of Commerce and Community Development, 1 National Life Dr., Montpelier (photo ID required for entry)
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by February 2, 2013.

Public Hearing 1

January 23, 5-7 p.m.: Brattleboro Union High School, 131 Fairground Rd., Brattleboro

Deliberation Session 2

January 15, 2013 (Tuesday)
9 a.m. - 12 p.m., St. Leo's Hall, 109 S. Main St., Waterbury (parking is available behind the church, in the State parking lots surrounding St. Leo's Hall, and on the street)
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by January 12, 2013.

Deliberation Session 1

January 11, 2013 (Friday)
1-4 p.m., Giga Conference Room, 3rd Floor, VT Public Service Dept., 112 State St., Montpelier
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by January 8, 2013.

Information Session 6: Additional Perspectives on Vermont Energy Generation Siting Processes

January 11, 2013 (Friday)
9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Pavilion Auditorium, Pavilion Building, 109 State St., Montpelier
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by January 8, 2013.

Information Session 5: Other New England states energy siting processes overview 2

December 19 (Wednesday)
1-4 p.m., Pavilion Auditorium, Pavilion Building, 109 State St., Montpelier
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by December 16, 2012.

Information Session 4: Perspectives from Participants in the 248 Process 2

December 6 (Thursday)
12-3 p.m., Pavilion Auditorium, Pavilion Building, 109 State St., Montpelier
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by December 3, 2012.

Information Session 3: Perspectives from Participants in the 248 Process 1

November 30 (Friday)
2-5 p.m., Montpelier Room, Capitol Plaza, Montpelier
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by November 28, 2012.

Invited Presenters
  • Regional Planning Commissions
  • Developers
  • Utilities
  • Citizen Intervenors

Information Session 2: Other New England states energy siting processes overview

November 14 (Wednesday)
9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Pavilion Auditorium, Pavilion Building, 109 State St., Montpelier
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accomodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by November 9, 2012.

Invited Presenters
  • Mike Iacopino (Brennan, Caron, Lenehan & Iacopino), Counsel to the NH Site Evaluation Committee
  • Linda Roberts, Executive Director of the CT Siting Council and Melanie Bachman, Staff Attorney to the CT Siting Council
  • Andrew Greene, Director of the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board and James Buckley, General Counsel to the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board
  • David Littell, Commissioner at the Maine Public Utilities Commission

Information Session 1: Current VT energy siting processes overview

October 31, 2012 (Wednesday)
12-3 p.m., Room 11, Vermont Statehouse, Montpelier (directions to the Statehouse can be found here, and the location of Room 11 here)
Open to the public. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accommodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by October 24, 2012.

Invited Presenters
  • Liz Miller, Commissioner of the Public Service Department & Deb Markowitz, Secretary of the Agency of Natural Resources
  • Sarah Hofmann, Deputy Commissioner of the Public Service Department and Billy Coster, Sr. Planning & Policy Analyst for the Agency of Natural Resources: Section 248
  • Catherine Gjessing, General Counsel for the Department of Environmental Conservation and Billy Coster: Other ANR Permits
  • Ron Shems, Chair of the Natural Resources Board and Melanie Kehne, Associate General Counsel for the Natural Resources Board: Act 250