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House of Representatives
  • Rep. Michael Marcotte, Chair
  • Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Charles Kimbell, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Robert Bancroft
  • Rep. James Carroll
  • Rep. Eileen Dickinson
  • Rep. Stephanie Jerome
  • Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Clerk
  • Rep. Kristi Morris
  • Rep. Zachariah Ralph
  • Rep. Tristan Toleno

House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development

 

AGENDA

 

Room 35

February 18, 2020 - February 21, 2020

Last Updated 2/21/2020 10:29 AM

 

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

9:00 AM                   Governor's FY2021 Proposed Budget

Review of Appropriations Requests.

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

10:00 AM                   FLOOR

 

15 after Floor                      Caucuses

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   Governor's FY2021 Proposed Budget

Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council

Sue Minter, Executive Director, Capstone Community Action

Jan Demers, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity

Nermina Beslagic, Micro-Business Participant, A Cut Above

Amy Robinson, Program Director, MBDP and IDA, NEKCA

Kathryn Baudreau, Director, Financial Futures Program, Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity

 

2:30 PM                   Governor’s FY2021 Proposed Budget

Michael Harrington, Acting Commissioner, Department of Labor

Stephen Monahan, Director Workers' Compensation and Safety Division, Department of Labor

Sarah Buxton, Director, State Workforce Development, Department of Labor

 

-                                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

9:00 AM                   Governor's FY2021 Proposed Budget

Laura Ginsburg, Agricultural Development Section Chief, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service

 

10:00 AM                   Governor's FY2021 Proposed Budget

Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism and Marketing, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development

Chris Cochran, Director of Community Planning & Revitalization, Housing and Community Development

 

11:45 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   FLOOR

 

10 Min after Floor                   Governor’s FY2021 Proposed Budget

Ken Gragg, Deputy Adjutant General, Vermont National Guard

Marilyn Cargill, Vice President, Financial Aid Services, Marketing and Research, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

Scott Giles, President, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

Jeb Spaulding, Chancellor, Vermont State Colleges System - Invited

Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

 

3:30 PM                   Governor's FY2021 Proposed Budget

Joyce Judy, President, Community College of Vermont

Yasmine Ziesler, Ph.D., Chief Academic Officer, Vermont State Colleges System

Pat Moulton, President, Vermont Technical College

 

-                                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, February 20, 2020

9:00 AM                   Governor's FY2021 Proposed Budget

Arne Bomblies, Vermont State Director and Assistant Professor, Vermont EPSCoR, UVM

Ryan McDevitt, Chief Executive Officer, Benchmark Space Systems, Inc., UVM - Phone

Ted Brady, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

 

10:30 AM                   Election of Legislative Trustees of the Vermont State Colleges Corporation

Joint Assembly.

 

10 Min after Joint Assembly                   Governor's FY2021 Proposed Budget

Ted Brady, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Tom Cheney, Director, Advance Vermont

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   FLOOR

 

-                                   Adjourn

 

Friday, February 21, 2020

9:00 AM                   Review of Reports

Rep. Charles Kimbell, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development

 

9:30 AM                   FLOOR

 

10 Min after Floor                   Governor's FY2021  Budget Address

Jeff Lawson, Executive  Director, Vermont Convention Bureau

 

-                                   Review of  Reports

Committee Discussion Continued.

Rep. Charles Kimbell, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   Governor's FY2021 Proposed Budget

David Bradbury, VCET President, Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies

Karen Taylor Mitchell, Executive  Director, Governor's Institutes of Vermont

 

-                                   Adjourn