Governor Phil Scott and Cabinet Members Head to Orange County for Second Round of the “Capitol for a Day” Initiative

11 March 2020

WHAT: The Scott Administration will be in Orange County on Monday, March 16, for its Capitol for a Day initiative, a 14-county tour launched by the Governor in 2018.

Now in its second round of visits, Capitol for a Day gives local constituents, municipal government leaders and other partners the opportunity to connect directly with state leadership and staff. 

Follow along on social media using the #VTCapitol4aDay hashtag. 
 
WHEN: Monday, March 16 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Details below)
                                
WHERE: Various locations throughout Orange County.

GOVERNOR SCOTT’S PUBLIC SCHEDULE

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Cabinet Meeting
Washington Town Clerk's Office
2895 VT-110, Washington
Who: Governor Scott; cabinet; extended cabinet; and legislators    

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Tour New Newbury Garage Facility
249 Industrial Park Rd., Newbury
Who: Governor Phil Scott; Transportation Secretary Joe Flynn; and District Transportation Administrator Kevin Gadapee

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tour & Visit Northeast Slopes
10397 VT-25, Corinth
Who: Governor Scott; Administration Secretary Susanne Young; Acting Labor Commissioner Michael Harrington; and Tramway Supervisor Mike Nellis

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Luncheon: ‘Made in Orange County’ Roundtable Discussion
River Bend Career & Technical Center 
36 Oxbow Dr., Bradford
Who: Governor Scott; cabinet; extended cabinet; regional business leaders; and legislators

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Discussion with Fairlee Town Officials
Fairlee Town Hall, 75 Town Common Rd., Fairlee
Who: Governor Scott

This schedule is subject to change.

ADDITIONAL PUBLIC EVENTS WITH CABINET & EXTENDED CABINET

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Tour of Vermont Maple Direct
233 Emery Rd., Washington
Who: Agriculture Secretary Anson Tebbetts; Agriculture Deputy Secretary Alyson Eastman; Forests, Parks & Recreation (FPR) Commissioner Michael Snyder; and FPR Deputy Commissioner Sam Lincoln 

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Check-in with Superintendent Knisley
Orange East SU Central Offices, 510 Waits River Rd., Bradford
Who: Education Deputy Secretary Heather Bouchey

9:30 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Tour & Discussion with Orange County Parent Child Center
693 VT Route 110, Tunbridge
Who: Human Services Secretary Mike Smith 

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Tour & Visit Randolph Elementary School 
40 Ayers Brook Rd., Randolph
Who: Education Secretary Daniel French

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Discussion with the Bradford Energy Committee
The Space on Main, 174 Main St., Bradford
Who: Public Service Commissioner June Tierney; The Space on Main Founder & Executive Director Monique E. Priestley; and Bradford Energy Committee members

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Emergency Services Meeting
Village Fire Station, 2 Central St., Randolph
Who: Public Safety Commissioner Michael Schirling; Public Safety Deputy Commissioner Chris Herrick; Vermont Emergency Management Director Erica Bornemann; Fire Safety Director Michael Desrochers; Chief of Fire Service Training Pete Lynch; Department of Health’s Dan Batsie; and local EMS responders

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tour & Visit Sweet Doe Dairy
Sweet Doe Dairy, 51 Hook Rd., Chelsea
Who: Agriculture Secretary Anson Tebbetts; and Agriculture Deputy Secretary Alyson Eastman

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Visit & Discussion at the Clara Martin Center 
11 Main St., Randolph
Who: Education Secretary Daniel French; and Human Services Secretary Mike Smith

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Brownfield Revitalization Tour 
Pierson Industrial Park, 226 Industrial Dr., Bradford
Who: Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore; Department of Environmental Conservation Brownfields Program Lead Trish Coppolino Skip; Linda Metaya; and Tim Copeland

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 
Tour and Discussion with Safeline 
VT-110, Chelsea
Who: Human Services Secretary Mike Smith

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion on Education Changes and Vermont State Revenue
VTC Enterprise Center, 1540 Route 66, Randolph Center
Who: Education Secretary Daniel French

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Tour of Britton Lumber’s Distribution Center
7 Ely Rd., Fairlee
Who: Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore; FPR Commissioner Mike Snyder; FPR Deputy Commissioner Sam Lincoln; and Britton Lumber owner Robert Moses 

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Tour of Farm-Way Inc. and Vermont Gear
286 Waits River Rd., Bradford
Who: Public Service Commissioner June Tierney; and Vice President Farm-Way Inc. Skip Metayer

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Understanding Your Education Property Tax
Corinth Town Hall 
1387 Cookeville Rd., Corinth
Who: Department of Taxes Commissioner Craig Bolio; and Tax Economist and Director of Policy Douglas Farnham  

1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Visit Thetford Maintenance Garage
1333 Route 113, Thetford
Who: Transportation Secretary Joe Flynn; and District Transportation Administrator Joe Ruzzo

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Tour & Visit Ayers Brook Goat Dairy
301 VT-12, Randolph
Who: Agriculture Secretary Anson Tebbetts; and Agriculture Deputy Secretary Alyson Eastman

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
A Discussion Regarding the 2020 Legislative Session Tax Initiatives and State Budget
Corinth Town Hall
1387 Cookeville Rd., Corinth
Who: Tax Commissioner Craig Bolio; Finance and Management Commissioner Adam Greshin; and Tax Economist and Director of Policy Douglas Farnham

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Truancy Discussion with Orange County District Attorney
30 Upper Valley Rd., Chelsea
Who: Education Deputy Secretary Heather Bouchey

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tour & Visit Green Mountain Glove
18 Pearl St., Randolph
Who: Agriculture Anson Tebbetts; Agriculture Deputy Secretary Alyson Eastman; and Administration Secretary Susanne Young

Please note, events and meetings that are not open to the general public are not listed.
This schedule is subject to change

Contact Information

Office of Governor Phil Scott
109 State Street, Pavilion
Montpelier, VT 05609
Phone: 802 828-3333 (TTY: 800 649-6825)
Fax: 802 828-3339

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