The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) has completed its 3-month Community Visit process in Vernon. You can download and read the Report and Action Plan here.

Community members identified 3 priority areas and built task forces to take action to:

  • Develop the Riverfront and Improve Trails and Outdoor Recreation
  • Build a Community Store and Café
  • Enhance the Village Center

Vernon community members also recognized the importance of the current efforts of the Vernon Planning and Economic Development Commission and chose to support their continued work on key economic and business development initiatives including:

Develop a Business Incubator

Improve Fiber Optic Networks

Build a Utility Scale Energy Project.

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