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  • Sen. Joe Benning, Chair
  • Sen. Dick McCormack, Vice Chair
  • Sen. Dick Mazza
  • Sen. Corey Parent
  • Sen. Russ Ingalls, Clerk

Senate Committee on Institutions

 

AGENDA

 

Zoom

January 11, 2022 - January 14, 2022

Last Updated 1/13/2022 1:44 PM

 

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are livestreamed at https://legislature.vermont.gov/committee/streaming/senate-institutions.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

1:00 PM                   Reopening of Judicial Branch

Continuation of Discussion, and Testimony from Department of Corrections

Nicholas Deml, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

Cheryl Elovirta, Facilities Operations Manager, Department of Corrections

Al Cormier, Chief of Operations, Department of Corrections

Emily Carr, General Counsel, Department of Corrections

 

-                                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor

 

2:00 PM                   Discussion on Newbury Juvenile Facility

Overview and Citizen Discussion

Tony O'Meara, Citizen, Town of Newbury

Brad Vietje, Citizen, Town of Newbury

Susan Culp, Citizen, Town of Newbury

Emily Maxfield, Citizen, Town of Newbury

Marlin Peterson, Citizen, Town of Newbury

Mike Thomas, Citizen, Town of Newbury

 

-                                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, January 13, 2022

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor

 

1:30 PM                   Discussion on Newbury Juvenile Facility

Continuation of Citizen Testimony

Jette Mandl-Abramson, Citizen, Town of Newbury

Tristan Escalada, Citizen, Town of Newbury

 

2:00 PM                   Secure Facilities for Justice Involved Youth

Patricia Casanova, LICSW, VT Deputy Compact Administrator ICPC/ICJ, Human Trafficking Consultant, Department for Children and Families

Shannon Violette, Case Aide, Department for Children and Families

 

2:45 PM                   H. 487 - An act relating to a secure facility for justice-involved youth

Rep. Francis McFaun, House Committee On Human Services

 

3:15 PM                   H. 487 - An act relating to a secure facility for justice-involved youth

Walk-through

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

 

-                                   Adjourn

 

Friday, January 14, 2022

11:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

1:00 PM                   Historic Preservation Division Needs

Discussion and Funding Proposal

Laura Trieschmann, State Historic Preservation Officer, Department of Housing and Community Development

Scott Dillon, Historic Preservation Senior Review Coordinator, Department of Housing and Community Development

 

-                                   Dinah Mason White Historical Marker

Progress Update

Laura Trieschmann, State Historic Preservation Officer, Department of Housing and Community Development

Rachel Bogart, Student, Vermont Law School - Invited

 

-                                   Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Needs

Discussion and Funding Proposal

Susan Evans McClure, Executive Director, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Chris Sabick, Director of Archaeology and Research , Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

 

2:30 PM                   Presentation on Arnold Bay Archaeological Site

Demonstration of Findings at the Arnold Bay Archaeological Site Presented by Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Susan Evans McClure, Executive Director, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Chris Sabick, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Cherilyn Gilligan, Assistant Director of Archaeology , Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

 

-                                   Adjourn

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES

 

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If you have any questions or comments, please contact

 Alex McCracken at amccracken@leg.state.vt.us