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STATE OF VERMONT
House of Representatives
  • Rep. Diane Lanpher, Chair
  • Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Timothy R. Corcoran, Ranking Member
  • Rep. John L. Bartholomew
  • Rep. Mollie S. Burke
  • Rep. Curt McCormack
  • Rep. Patricia McCoy
  • Rep. Brian Smith
  • Rep. Gabrielle Stebbins
  • Rep. Rebecca White, Clerk

House Committee on Transportation

 

AGENDA

 

Zoom

January 11, 2022 - January 14, 2022

Last Updated 1/14/2022 1:20 PM

 

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

Please note that closed captions/transcripts may not be completely error-free.

 

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

After Floor                         Lunch & Caucuses

 

1:15 PM                   Agency Year in Review & Pandemic Response Assistance

Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Development Division, Agency of Transportation

Ann Gammell, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation

Wayne Gammell, Director, Fleet & Maintenance Division, Agency of Transportation

Jayna Morse, Director, Finance & Administration Division, Agency of Transportation

 

2:30 PM                   Break

 

2:45 PM                   Lamoille Valley Rail Trail

Construction, Signage, and Master Plan Updates

Joel Perrigo, Interim Municipal Assistance Program Manager, Agency of Transportation

Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Development Division, Agency of Transportation

Daniel Delabruere, Director, Rail and Aviation, Agency of Transportation

Amy Bell, Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation

Cindy Locke, Executive Director, Vermont Association of Snow Travelers

 

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

9:15 AM                   Electric and Highly Fuel-Efficient Vehicle Road Usage Charge Study

Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

 

10:50 AM                   Break

 

11:00 AM                   Transit Financing Study

Charlie Baker, Executive Director, Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission

Stephen Falbel, President, Steadman Hill Consulting, Inc.

Jon Moore, General Manager, Green Mountain Transit

Elaine Haytko, Executive  Director, Vermont Public Transportation Association

Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Program Manager, Agency of Transportation

 

12:15 PM                   Lunch

 

1:15 PM                   Emissions Repair Program

Act 55, Sec. 23

Megan O'Toole, Staff Attorney, Department of Environmental Conservation, Agency of Natural Resources

Deirdra Ritzer, Environmental Analyst, Department of Environmental Conservation, Air Quality and Climate Division

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

Capt. Scott Davidson, Chief Inspector, Department of Motor Vehicles

Anthony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles

 

1:45 PM                   Zero Emission Vehicle Program

Megan O'Toole, Staff Attorney, Department of Environmental Conservation, Agency of Natural Resources

Deirdra Ritzer, Environmental Analyst, Department of Environmental Conservation, Air Quality and Climate Division

 

3:00 PM                   House Floor

 

Thursday, January 13, 2022

9:15 AM                   Electrification of State Fleet

BGS Fleet

Jennifer Fitch, Commissioner, Department of Buildings and General Services

Deborah Ferrell, Executive Manager, Government Business Services Division, Department of Buildings & General Services

Brian Sewell, State Energy Management Program Coordinator, Buildings and General Services

 

-                                   Electrification of State Fleet

AOT Fleet

Harmony Wilder, Fleet Manager, Agency of Transportation

Brad McAvoy, AOT Senior Facilities Manager, Agency of Transportation

Jayna Morse, Director, Finance & Administration Division, Agency of Transportation

 

10:30 AM                   Break

 

10:45 AM                   Zero Fare Public Transit

Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Program Manager, Agency of Transportation

Dan Currier, Public Transit Coordinator, Agency of Transportation

 

11:00 AM                   Break

 

11:45 AM                   Coordinated Intermodal Connections Report

Dan Currier, Public Transit Coordinator, Agency of Transportation

Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Program Manager, Agency of Transportation

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   Dealer Franchise Law Report

Act 63, Sec.5(c)

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

 

1:20 PM                   DMV On-Demand Inspection Stickers

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

 

2:00 PM                   Break

 

2:15 PM                   Work Zones Highway Safety Automated Traffic Law Enforcement Study Report

Act 55, Sec.40

Josh Schultz, Operations and Safety Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation

Anthony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles

Jennifer Conley, Vermont Director of Transportation Systems, VHB

 

3:00 PM                   House Floor

 

Friday, January 14, 2022

9:30 AM                   House Floor

Floor session to be followed by training for House members.

 

12:15 PM                   Lunch

 

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

 Lori Morse at lmorse@leg.state.vt.us