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STATE OF VERMONT
House of Representatives
  • Rep. Timothy Briglin, Chair
  • Rep. Laura Sibilia, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Heidi E. Scheuermann, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Sally Achey
  • Rep. Seth Chase
  • Rep. Avram Patt
  • Rep. Lucy Rogers
  • Rep. Katherine Sims
  • Rep. Michael Yantachka

House Committee on Energy and Technology

 

AGENDA

 

Via Zoom

March 9, 2021 - March 12, 2021

Last Updated 3/18/2021 3:19 PM

 

Meetings are livstreamed here unless otherwise noted

 

 

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

1:00 PM                   Results of the Votes for Sergeant at Arms, Adjutant and Inspector General, Trustees of the UVM and State Agricultural College

Joint Assembly

 

2:00 PM                   Agency of Digital Services

IT Modernization Fund Revenue Plan

John Quinn, III, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services

Kate Slocum, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Digital Services

 

3:00 PM                   H. 360 - An act relating to accelerated community broadband deployment

VEDA Broadband Expansion Lending Program

Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer

Tom Huestis, Senior Managing Director, Public Resources Advisory Group

Cassie Polhemus, CEO, Vermont Economic Development Authority

Thad Richardson, CFO, Vermont Economic Development Authority

 

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

9:00 AM                   21-0655 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Sec. 11: PEV Electric Distribution Utility Rate Design

Melissa Bailey, Manager of Government and Member Relations, VPPSA

Darren Springer, General Manager, Burlington Electric Department

Patricia Richards, General Manager, Washington Electric Coop

Andrea Cohen, Manager, Government Affairs and Member Relations, Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Graham Turk, Innovation Strategist, Green Mountain Power

John Cotter, Staff Attorney, Public Utility Commission

Riley Allen, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service

 

11:00 AM                   Weatherization

Maura Collins, Executive Director, Vermont Housing Finance Agency

Rebecca Foster, Director, Efficiency Vermont

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

3:00 PM                   H. 431 - An act relating to miscellaneous energy subjects

Olivia Campbell Andersen, Executive Director, Renewable Energy Vermont

Dan Potter, Power Planning Analyst, Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Josh Castonguay, Vice President of Chief Innovation Executive & Power Supply, Green Mountain Power

Joan White, Utility Analyst, Public Utility Commission

 

Thursday, March 11, 2021

9:00 AM                   21-0655 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion - Section 18

Riley Allen, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

 

-                                   21-0802 - An act relating to utilities and the reporting and investigation of accidents, the Public Records Act and cybersecurity, energy storage, and the adoption of rules by the Public Utility Commission

Committee Discussion

Riley Allen, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service

Anne Margolis, Deputy Planning Director, Department of Public Service

Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Joan White, Utility Analyst, Public Utility Commission

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

After the Floor                     Weatherization

Committee Discussion

 

Friday, March 12, 2021

9:00 AM                   21-0655 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Section 18 Committee Discussion

Riley Allen, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service

 

9:30 AM                   House Floor

 

10 Min After Floor                   H. 431 - An act relating to miscellaneous energy subjects

Mark-up and Committee Discussion

Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Anne Margolis, Deputy Planning Director, Department of Public Service

 

1:00 PM                   H. 431 - An act relating to miscellaneous energy subjects

Mark-up and Possible Vote

Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Anne Margolis, Deputy Planning Director, Department of Public Service

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES

 

Please email handouts to the committee assistant at least 24 hours before your scheduled meeting time. With few exceptions, any documents you send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s web page.

 

If you have any questions or comments, please contact

 Matthew Grimo at mgrimo@leg.state.vt.us