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Public Meeting Notice 

The Board of Directors of the  Friends of Northern Lake Champlain will present issues facing the public regarding  water quality in the northern arm of Lake Champlain.

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019  

Time: 6:30 to 8:00 pm 

Where: Swanton Municipal Complex, 120 First Street, Swanton, VT 05488 

Details: Attendees will hear from speakers presenting issues and funding that apply to the mission of the Friends of Northern Lake Champlain. FNLC members will meet to vote on the renewal of two board positions and the election of officers where terms are up for renewal. Proposed agenda is below and subject to change as needed. 

Proposed Agenda  

Welcome/Introductory Remarks – Kent Henderson, Board Chair 

Alyson Eastman, Deputy Secretary, Vermont Agency of Agriculture and Farm Markets – VAAFM Updates  

Neil Kamman, Vermont Agency of Natural ResourcesDirector of Vermont’s Water Investment Division in the Department of Environmental Conservation – Clean Water Funding (Act 76) and Program Rollout 

Kent Henderson, FNLC Board Chair – Review of 2019, Local updates, and a look into 2020. 

Patrick Daunais, Project Coordinator, FNLC – Functionality and efficacy of the Two-Tier Ditch on soil and water quality. 

Cassi Carpio, ECO AmeriCorps Member, FNLC – Functionality and efficacy of rain barrels on stormwater.. 

Board Meeting – Election of Board of Director positions anOfficers 

Closing Remarks – Kent Henderson, Board Chair 

The public is invited to attend. 

Notice to the public has been made by publication of this meeting according to and in compliance with Friends of Northern Lake Champlain’s Bylaws.