The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 004 : REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 4362)
§ 4362. Appropriations
(a) For the purposes outlined in section 4361 of this title, regional planning commissions may receive and expend monies from any source, including, without limitation, the participating municipalities and the agency of commerce and community development, out of funds appropriated to that office for this purpose. Municipalities may appropriate to and expend funds for regional planning commissions for this purpose. Direct financial assistance from the state to regional planning commissions for the purposes outlined in section 4361 of this title is restricted to fifty percent of the annual operating expenses of the commission.
(b) Regional planning commissions requesting state aid from the agency of commerce and community development shall submit annual reports to the agency of their activities and shall comply with such rules, regulations and standards as the agency shall prescribe to determine eligibility for state financial assistance, and, further, shall submit to the agency, or must be in the process of preparing, a program for the economic development of the region which is consistent with the regional plan for the region which has been adopted, or which is in the process of preparation. (Added 1967, No. 334 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. March 23, 1968; amended 1971, No. 257 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. April 11, 1972; 1995, No. 190 (Adj. Sess.), § 1(a).)