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  • Rep. Catherine Toll, Chair
  • Rep. Mary S. Hooper, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Peter J. Fagan, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Charles Conquest
  • Rep. Martha Feltus
  • Rep. Robert Helm
  • Rep. Diane Lanpher
  • Rep. Linda K. Myers
  • Rep. Maida Townsend
  • Rep. Matthew Trieber, Clerk
  • Rep. David Yacovone

House Committee on Appropriations

 

AGENDA

 

Room 42

February 11, 2019 - February 15, 2019

Last Updated 2/13/2019 4:23 PM

 

Monday, February 11, 2019

9:30 AM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Human Services

Sarah Squirrell, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health

Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health

Shannon Thompson, Financial Director, Department of Mental Health

 

11:45 AM                   Recess for Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   Informational Meeting

MCO Investments 101 including Medicaid & Out-year Pressures

Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services

Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services

 

2:30 PM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Protection to Persons & Property

John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's, Sheriff's and Special Investigative Units

Marc Metayer, SIU Grants Program Manager, Department of State's, Sheriff's and Special Investigative Units

Roger Marcoux, Sheriff, Lamoille County Sheriff's Department

Erica Marthage, State's Attorney, Bennington County

Sarah George, Deputy State's Attorney, Chittenden County

Barbara Bernardini, Fiscal Manager, Department of State's, Sheriff's and Special Investigative Units

Annie Noonan, Labor Relations Manager, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs Association

 

4:00 PM                   Committee Discussion

Reports, Agenda & Members Questions

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

8:30 AM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Protection to Persons & Property

Barb Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board

 

9:30 AM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Higher Education

Thomas Sullivan, President, University of Vermont

 

10:30 AM                   Caucuses

 

1:00 PM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Human Services

Michael Touchette, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections

Matt D'Agostino, Financial Officer, Department of Corrections

 

2:30 PM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

General Education

Daniel French, Ed.D., Secretary, Agency of Education

Heather Bouchey, Ph.D., Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education

 

4:00 PM                   Committee Discussion

Reports, Agenda & Member Questions

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

9:30 AM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Natural Resources

Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources

Steve Chadwick, Director of Management Services, Agency of Natural Resources

 

9:45 AM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Natural Resources

Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife

Steve Gomez, Business Manager, Department of Fish and Wildlife

 

10:25 AM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Natural Resources

Emily Boedecker, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation

Tracy LaFrance, Financial Administrator, Department of Environmental Conservation

 

11:05 AM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Natural Resources

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

Kristin Freeman, Business Manager, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Peter Walke, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources

 

11:45 AM                   Recess for Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Protection to Persons & Property

Thomas D. Anderson, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety

Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety

Col. Lt. Col. Matt Birmingham, Director, Vermont State Police

Joanne Chadwick, Director 0f Administration, Department of Public Safety

 

2:30 PM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Commerce

Michael Schirling, Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

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

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

Josh Hanford, Acting Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development

Wendy Knight, Commissioner, Department of Tourism and Marketing, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Kathy Thayer-Gosselin, Financial Director, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

 

4:15 PM                   Committee Discussion

Reports, Agenda and Members Questions

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

8:30 AM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Commerce

Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board

 

9:30 AM                   H. 85 - An act relating to increasing the personal needs allowance for certain nursing home residents

As Amended by House Committee on Human Services

Rep. Sandy Haas, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services

 

10:00 AM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

2018 Annual Report - Blueprint

Beth Tanzman, Executive Director, Blueprint for Health, Department of Vermont Health Access

 

11:00 AM                   Recess for Lunch and Budget Meetings

 

1:00 PM                   House Floor Convenes

 

1:30 PM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

General Government

Chris Cole, Commissioner, Buildings and General Services

Jennifer Fitch, Deputy Commissioner, Buildings & General Services

 

3:00 PM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Labor

Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor

Chad Warzyniak, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Labor

 

4:00 PM                   Committee Discussion

Reports, Agenda and Members Questions

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, February 15, 2019

8:30 AM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Commerce

Stephen Perkins, Executive Director, Vermont Historical Society

 

9:15 AM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Commerce

Karen Mittelman, Executive Director, Vermont Arts Council

 

10:00 AM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Commerce

Ben Cadwallader, Executive Director, Vermont Symphony Orchestra

 

10:45 AM                   Recess for Break

 

11:00 AM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Commerce

Christopher Kaufman, Executive Director, Vermont Humanities Council

 

11:45 AM                   Recess for Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Transportation

Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation

Lenny Leblanc, Director of Finance and Administration, Agency of Transportation

 

2:00 PM                   19-0730 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Transportation

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

 

3:00 PM                   Committee Discussion

Reports, Agenda and Members Questions

 

3:30 PM                   Adjourn