The Fayston Select Board is supportive of a proposal to adopt a local option tax for The Valley, but members want to make sure there is adequate time for the public to learn about, debate and understand the
Members of the committee that is exploring a local option tax for The Valley will be asked to attend an upcoming meeting of the Waitsfield Select Board to answer questions about the proposal.
At a November 19
Members of the Warren, Waitsfield and Fayston select boards voiced questions, concerns and support for a proposal to create a local option tax for The Valley.
Those comments include support for the tri-town
A proposal to bring a Local Option Tax to voters, Mad River Valley-Funding Local Opportunities (MRV-FLO), is being presented to the boards of the Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Mad River Valley Planning
The average age of residents in The Valley increased slightly and workforce population is still expected to decline.
Each year the Mad River Valley Planning District puts together a data report tracking numerous
Waitsfield saw an economic boost in 2016, according to tax receipts tracked by the Mad River Valley Planning District, while Warren’s numbers dropped.
Each year the Mad River Valley Planning District puts
The Mad River Valley Planning District (MRVPD) has continued to work with local organizations to create a tiny housing solution to affordable housing in The Valley.
Planning district community planner Kristine
The Mad River Valley’s bet on recreation could be a good investment; the Community Vitality Project (CVP) members certainly hope so.
The CVP has continued to reach out to community members as well as interested
The Mad River Valley has an opportunity to come together under one energy plan that would be in line with the new Act 174 regulations.
With the implementation of Act 174 under way, Vermont’s Public Service
After analyzing the alternatives, the Mad River Valley Recreation District recommends purchasing the Mad River Park (MRP) recreation fields for youth and adult recreational activities. The fields provide a place for
The Mad River Valley Steering Committee’s executive committee will consider new funding alternatives, presented by the Community Economic Development Committee (CEDC), and report back to its full board and the community
What goes into understanding and planning a town? Information on population, housing, employment, transportation and the environment all must be considered, among other factors.
The Mad River Valley Planning
Bob Vasseur, longtime member of the Fayston Select Board, won the Vermont Planners Association Citizen Planner of the Year Award. The Vermont Planners Association also awarded the Mad River Valley Economic Vision and
This Economic Vitality Dashboard provides information from the month of March and 2016 year-to-date (YTD) totals where possible with comparisons with the same period (month) and YTD for 2015. Organizers have rearranged
The Mad River Valley Food Network – a group formed in response to the 2015 Economic Vitality Series in which participants offered feedback to the Mad River Valley Planning District and Mad River Valley Chamber of
Since last fall, the Mad River Valley Planning District has been assessing how, why and where people are moving around in The Valley. The planning district hired the Burlington-based SE Group — consultants who design
This second Economic Vitality Dashboard provides information from the month of January and 2016 year-to-date (YTD) totals where possible. Despite the low snow totals, a
What are the barriers to doing business in The Valley? What is working? What are the assets of the business community? This is what members of the Mad River Valley Planning District and
Municipal leaders heard funding requests from local nonprofits and other agencies including a request for increased staffing of the Mad River Valley Planning District as well additional funding for the Mad River Valley
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