In accordance with 30 V.S.A. § 202d, the Department of Public Service is tasked with drafting a Ten Year Telecommunication Plan for Vermont, in coordination with the Agency of Commerce and Community Development, the Department of Health, the Department of Public Safety, and the Department of Education. The Department is also collaborating with the Agency of Agriculture on the writing of the 2017 Telecommunication Plan.
2017 Telecommunication Plan Public Hearings
The Department of Public Service will hold public meetings to gather public input on the forthcoming 2017 Vermont Telecommunication Plan. The purpose of the meetings is to solicit input from Vermonters about what telecommunications priorities should be addressed in the forthcoming plan, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 202d(d). The meetings will be held as follows:
Wednesday, October 25th, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the Pavilion Auditorium at 109 State Street in Montpelier, VT.
**Transcript of Montpelier Meeting**
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Dover Town Hall at 22 Holland Rd, East Dover, VT. This meeting will follow the Connectivity Summit sponsored by the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation.
**Transcript of Dover Meeting**
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Catamount Arts, 115 Eastern Ave., St. Johnsbury, VT 05819.
**Transcript of St. Johnsbury Meeting**
All are welcome to attend. Agenda can be found here.
For more information, including requests for ASL interpreters, please call the Department of Public Service at (802) 828-5871 (TTY: 800-734-8390) or visit us on the web at http://publicservice.vermont.gov
Additionally, public comments may be sent in writing to:
Vermont Department of Public Service
Telecommunications & Connectivity Division
112 State Street-- 2nd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-2601
Or online at: firstname.lastname@example.org . Comments will be accepted through November 30, 2017.
**Additional Public Meetings will be held upon completion of the Final Draft**