2018 Municipal Planning Grant

2018 Municipal Planning Grant

The town of Fairfield, VT- The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) awarded $16,000 to the Town of Fairfield in Municipal Planning Grant funds to revise the Subdivision and Zoning Bylaws.  (Awarded $13,333 with a town match of $2,667 Total of $16,000) 

“Updating our bylaws will enable us to more effectively meet our communities needs and goals” Alisha LaRocque, Town Zoning Administrator. The Town of Fairfield will have a year and a half to complete the project.

“As Vermont continues to grow its economy, maintain a high quality of life and attract new people and business to the state, Municipal Planning Grants help communities accelerate local solutions, energize downtown’s, remove barriers to much needed housing,” said Vermont DHCD Commissioner Katie Buckley.

Awarded annually and administrated by DHCD, the Municipal Planning Grant program supports local community revitalization and planning initiatives. Since 1998, the program provided over $12 million to 234 cities and towns across Vermont, bringing people together to adopt useful and relevant municipal plans, regulations, improved capital budgeting and innovated projects that prepare them for the challenges they face.  

follow the link to learn more about Municipal Planning Grants

http://accd.vermont.gov/community-development/funding-incentives/municipal-planning-grant

Learn more about our Planning Project here:

Fairfield Issues and Actions Report

MPG2018summary 

subdivision and zoning bylaws 2012

FairfieldTown Plan.2015

Village Center Designation 2015