GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT AND CABINET MEMBERS WILL BE IN ADDISON COUNTY MONDAY FOR “CAPITOL FOR A DAY”

15 November 2019

GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT AND CABINET MEMBERS WILL BE IN ADDISON COUNTY MONDAY FOR “CAPITOL FOR A DAY”

The Governor’s 14 County Tour Brings State Government to Vermonters Statewide

 

WHAT:               The Scott Administration will be in Addison County on Monday, November 18 for its Capitol for a Day initiative, a 14-county tour launched by the Governor in 2018.

       The Administration visited all 14 counties last year and Monday’s visit to Addison will mark the 5th stop on the 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, November 18

                         8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

              (Details below)

                               

WHERE:             Various locations throughout Addison County.

 

 

GOVERNOR SCOTT’S PUBLIC SCHEDULE

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Cabinet Meeting

Bristol Works!, 72 Munsill Ave., Bldg. #6, Suite 601, Bristol

Who: Governor Scott; cabinet; extended cabinet; and legislators   

 

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Youth Roundtable on Substance Use Prevention

The Bristol Hub Teen Center & Skate Park, 110 Airport Dr., Bristol

Who: Governor Scott; Health Commissioner Mark Levine; Middlebury Office of Local Health Director Moira Cook; Addison County Substance Use Prevention Consultant Alan Saltis; and community partners, including United Way of Addison County

 

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Biological Check Station

Rack 'N Reel Sporting Goods, 5343 Ethan Allen Hwy, New Haven

Who: ​Governor Scott; Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore; Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Louis Porter; Game Warden Lieutenant Justin Stedman; and Fish and Wildlife Biologist John Mlcuch

 

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Small Business Roundtable

Stone Mill, 3 Mill St., Middlebury

Who: Governor Scott; Commerce Secretary Lindsay Kurrle; Economic Development Commissioner Joan Goldstein; Addison County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Fred Kenney; Addison County Chamber of Commerce President Rob Carter; local businesses; additional cabinet members; and legislators

 

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Tour of Addison County Solid Waste District Transfer Station

Addison County Solid Waste Management District

1223 Route 7 South, Middlebury

Who: Governor Scott; Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore; Environmental Conservation Commissioner Emily Boedecker; Solid Waste District Manager Teri Kuczynski; and Materials Management Section Chief Josh Kelly

 

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tour and Visit Boundbrook Farm

Boundbrook Farm, 276 Burroughs Farm Rd., Vergennes

Who: Governor Scott; ​Agriculture, Food & Markets Secretary Anson Tebbetts; and Agriculture, Food & Markets Deputy Secretary Alyson Eastman

 

 

This schedule is subject to change.

 

ADDITIONAL PUBLIC EVENTS WITH CABINET & EXTENDED CABINET

 

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Tour & Visit Bristol Bakery/Stone Hill Project

72 Munsill Ave., Bristol

Who: Commerce Secretary Lindsay Kurrle; Housing Commissioner Josh Hanford; and Economic Development Commissioner Joan Goldstein​

 

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Panel on International Baccalaureate Program

Middlebury High School, 73 Charles Ave., Middlebury

Who: Education Secretary Dan French​

 

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Tour Northlands Job Corp.

100A Macdonough Dr., Vergennes

Who: Education Deputy Secretary Heather Bouchey​

 

9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Tour and Visit Vermont Farm Table

72 Munsill Ave., Bristol

Who: Economic Development Commissioner Joan Goldstein; and Housing Commissioner Josh Hanford​

 

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Agency of Administration Group Presentations

Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St., Middlebury

Who: ​ Administration Deputy Secretary Brad Ferland; Buildings and General Services Commissioner Christopher Cole; Human Resources Commissioner Beth Fastiggi; State Librarian Jason Broughton; Tax Acting Commissioner Craig Bolio; and Tax Economist and Director of Policy Douglas Farnham

 

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Visit Middlebury Airport

467 Airport Rd., Middlebury

Who: ​Transportation Finance and Administration Director Wayne Gammell; Aviation Program Manager Rollin Tebbetts; and Rail & Aviation Bureau Director Dan Delabruere

10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Visit Goodrich Farm's Renewable Energy Project

Goodrich Farm, 615 Shard Villa Rd., Salisbury

Who: Public Service Deputy Commissioner Riley Allen; Public Service Deputy Planning Director Anne Margolis; Vermont Gas Systems Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Eileen Simollardes; Vermont Gas Systems Vice President of Customers & Communities Tom Murray; Vanguard Renewables Chairman and CEO John Hanselman; Vanguard Renewables Construction Manager Darren Ross; Vanguard Renewables Chief Investment Officer Kevin Chase; and Middlebury College Director of Facilities Mike Moser

 

10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Tourism and Stay to Stay Expansion Discussion

Basin Harbor, 4800 Basin Harbor Rd., Vergennes

Who: Acting Tourism and Marketing Commissioner Heather Pelham​

 

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Tour and Visit Lincoln Community School

795 East River Rd., Lincoln

Who: Education Secretary Daniel French​

 

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Visit and Tour Agricola Meats

656 Exchange St., Middlebury

Who: Economic Development Commissioner Joan Goldstein​

 

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Middlebury Rail and Bridge Project Tour

Main St. and VT 30, Middlebury

Who: Transportation Finance & Administration Director Wayne Gammell; Department of Economic Development Commissioner Joan Goldstein; Chief Inspector Gordy Eastman; VTrans Resident Engineer Tim Pockette; VTrans Project Manager Jon Griffin; Middlebury Community Liaison Jim Gish; VTrans Rail & Aviation Bureau Director Dan Delabruere; and FHWA’s Matthew DiGiovanni (invited)

 

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Tour Agri-Mark/Cabot Plant

Agri-Mark Plant, 869 Exchange St., Middlebury

Who: Agriculture, Food & Markets Deputy Secretary Alyson Eastman

 

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Tour and Visit Mount Abraham Union Middle and High School

220 Airport Dr., Bristol

Who: Education Deputy Secretary Heather Bouchey​

 

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Elephant Mountain Gully Restoration Project Tour

Green Mountain Campground, 4817 Route 116, Bristol

Who: Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore; Environmental Conservation Commissioner Emily Boedecker; and Department of Environmental Conservation staff Ethan Swift, Angie Allen and Randy Adams

 

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Career opportunities with the State of Vermont

The Hannaford Career Center, 51 Charles Ave., Middlebury

Who: Human Resources Commissioner Beth Fastiggi; and Human Resources Talent Acquisition Specialist Derek Moffett

 

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Green Mountain Power’s Solar and Battery Storage Project

50 Greenbush Rd., Ferrisburgh

Who: Public Service Deputy Commissioner Riley Allen; Public Service Deputy Planning Director Anne Margolis; Public Service Special Counsel Dan Burke; GMP Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer Josh Castonguay; GMP Vice President Regulatory, Strategic & External Affairs Kristin Carlson; and GMP Director of Development & Risk Management Kirk Shields ​

 

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

2019 Agricultural Literacy Week: Celebrating Our Culinary Traditions

Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St., Middlebury

Who: State Librarian Jason Broughton; and Administration Deputy Secretary Brad Ferland

 

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Visit and Tour BUNDLE Pop-Up Space

51 Main St. Middlebury

Who: Commerce Secretary Lindsay Kurrle; Economic Development Commissioner Joan Goldstein; Tourism and Marketing Acting Commissioner Heather Pelham; and Housing & Community Development Commissioner​​ Josh Hanford

 

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Visit Hannaford Career Center

Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center, 51 Charles Ave., Middlebury

Who: ​Agriculture, Food & Markets Secretary Anson Tebbetts; Agriculture, Food & Markets Deputy Secretary Alyson Eastman​; and Labor Acting Commissioner Michael Harrington

 

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Understanding Your Education Property Tax

UVM Morgan Horse Farm, 74 Battell Dr., Weybridge

Who: Tax Acting Commissioner Craig Bolio; and Tax Economist and Director of Policy Douglas Farhnam

 

2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Visit with AHS Addison District Office Staff

156 South Village Green, Suite 102, Middlebury

Who: Human Services Secretary Michael Smith; and staff from the Agency of Human Services

 

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Ferrisburgh Rail Station Tour

RT 7 and 22A, Ferrisburgh

Who: ​Transportation Finance & Administration Director Wayne Gammell

 

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tour & Visit of Rokeby Museum

Rokeby Museum, 4334 US-7, Ferrisburgh

Who: Tourism and Marketing Acting Commissioner Heather Pelham​

 

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Visit and Discussion at Community College of Vermont (CCV)

10 Merchants Row, Suite 223, Middlebury

Who: Education Secretary Daniel French; and Education Deputy Secretary Heather Bouchey​

 

 

3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A Discussion Regarding the 2019 Legislative Session, State Finance, and Prewritten Software Accessed Remotely

UVM Morgan Horse Farm, 74 Battell Dr., Weybridge

Who: Digital Services Secretary John Quinn; Administration Deputy Secretary Brad Ferland; Tax Acting Commissioner Craig Bolio; Tax Economist and Director of Policy Douglas Farnham; and Finance and Management Commissioner Adam Greshin ​

 

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tour and Visit Connor Mill Built Homes

227 Pond Ln., Middlebury

Who: Commerce Secretary Lindsay Kurrle​; Housing Commissioner Josh Hanford; and Economic Development Commissioner Joan Goldstein

 

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Tour Mountain Health Center (FQHC)

74 Munsill Ave., Bristol

Who: Human Services Secretary Michael Smith

 

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Community Conversations with the Lincoln Library

Lincoln Library, 222 W River Rd., Lincoln

Who: ​ State Librarian Jason Broughton

 

6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Tour John W. Graham Emergency Shelter

69 Main St., Vergennes

Who: Human Services Secretary Michael Smith

                *Press interested in attending should email rebecca.kelley@vermont.gov and must follow media policies of the shelter for client privacy purposes

 

 

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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