The Vermont Statutes Online
Executive Order No. 22-1 (No. 15-85) [Preservation of Local Historic Resources]
WHEREAS, the preparation for celebrating the Bicentennial of Vermont’s admission into the Union in 1791 provides an opportunity for state government to reaffirm its commitment to preserve Vermont’s historic resources through community revitalization; and
WHEREAS, historic preservation activities have strengthened the vitality and attractiveness of Vermont communities; and
WHEREAS, the preservation of our historic resources through community revitalization supports state economic development by attracting visitors and new industries; and
WHEREAS, state government has supported community development through the location of state activities in renovated historic structures and other existing buildings, and through the historic preservation efforts of the Division for Historic Preservation; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that I, Madeleine M. Kunin, Governor of Vermont, direct the Department of State Buildings to support and assist the efforts of local officials to revitalize their communities and preserve local historic resources.
In order to carry out the policy set forth above the Department of State Buildings shall:
1. give priority to locating state government activities in historic buildings and other existing buildings when this is appropriate in regard to financial and program requirements; and
2. support the Vermont Community Development Program by using rehabilitated historic and other existing buildings for state offices; and
3. coordinate the location of state facilities with local government officials to assure that state facilities will be located in accord with municipal policies, plans and regulations; and
4. coordinate the location of state facilities with the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
This Executive Order shall take effect on the date hereof.
Dated September 6, 1985.