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  • Sen. Michael Sirotkin, Chair
  • Sen. Alison Clarkson, Vice Chair
  • Sen. Becca Balint
  • Sen. Randy Brock
  • Sen. Kesha Ram, Clerk

Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs

 

AGENDA

 

Via Zoom

April 6, 2021 - April 9, 2021

Last Updated 4/9/2021 9:58 AM

 

 

Meetings are livestreamed here unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

10:00 AM                   H. 159 - An act relating to community and economic development and workforce revitalization

Walk-through

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office (11:00 AM) - Invited

 

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

8:30 AM                   H. 159 - An act relating to community and economic development and workforce revitalization

Better Places

Chris Cochran, Director of Community Planning & Revitalization, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Richard Amore, Planning & Outreach Manager, Department of  Housing & Community Development

Benjamin Doyle , President, Preservation Trust of Vermont

Sarah Waring, Vice President of Grants and Community Investments, Vermont Community Foundation

Chris Miller, Board Chair, National Coalition for Community Capital, Michigan

 

10:00 AM                   10 Minute Break

 

10:10 AM                   H. 159 - An act relating to community and economic development and workforce revitalization

Continued

Kelly Stoddard-Poor, Associate State Director, American Association of Retired Persons, Vermont

Amy Cunningham, Deputy Director, Vermont Arts Council

Paul Costello, Executive Director, Vermont Council on Rural Development

 

10:45 AM                   H. 159 - An act relating to community and economic development and workforce revitalization

Tourism

Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism & Marketing

 

Thursday, April 8, 2021

8:30 AM                   H. 157 - An act relating to registration of construction contractors

Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano, Reporter, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

 

9:10 AM                   H. 159 - An act relating to community and economic development and workforce revitalization

Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources

Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development

Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board

Clarke Collins, Benefits Director, Vermont Department of Human Resources

 

10:00 AM                   10 Minute Break

 

10:20 AM                   H. 159 - An act relating to community and economic development and workforce revitalization

Continued

 

11:00 AM                   30 Minute Break

 

11:30 AM                   American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Governor's Proposals

Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development

 

Friday, April 9, 2021

8:30 AM                   S. 77 - An act relating to sports wagering

Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Gary Kessler, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Liquor and Lottery

Tara Jones, Director of Government Relations, Intralot

Andrew Winchell, Director of Governmental Affairs, FanDuel

 

10:00 AM                   10 Minute Break

 

10:10 AM                   S. 77 - An act relating to sports wagering

Continued

 

10:30 AM                   H. 313 - An act relating to miscellaneous amendments to alcoholic beverage laws

Michael E. Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety

John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys and Sheriffs

Avery Schwenk, Co-owner, Hermit Thrush Brewery, President, Vermont Brewers Association

Amy Spear, Vice President of Tourism, Vermont Chamber of Commerce

Braedon S. Vail, Deputy Chief of Police, Hartford Police Department

 

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

 Nathan Raike at nraike@leg.state.vt.us