Work Plans

Mad River Valley Planning District

FY16 Work Plan

(March 2015-February 2016)
Economic Development

Co-lead MRV Economic Vitality Workshop Series and exploration for long-term economic vitality with MRV Chamber. Host a second MRV Economic Summit & Community Picnic.


Lead MRV Active-Transportation Plan project & work closely with the MRV Trails Collaborative, MRV Recreation District, Mad River Path Association & other stakeholders on implementation.

Flood Resilience

Implement recommendations from EPA Smart Growth Implementation Assistance planning project and related initiatives. Hold MRV-focused post-Irene resilience event with regional, State, & Federal partners.

Municipal Support

Assist the planning function of Valley towns, including support for municipal plan rewrites and rewrites of regulatory documents related to river corridors, wildlife habitat, housing, etc. Continue regular meetings of zoning administrators, Selectboards, and other municipal officers as needed within the three towns. Continue development of decentralized wastewater options throughout the MRV on a limited basis.

  • Neighborhood Development Area application for Warren
  • Wastewater, resilience language.
  • Tri-town SB
  • Wastewater
  • Sidewalks
  • CVRPC Regional Plan



Enhance work of MRV Transportation Advisory Committee.

  • MRV Recreation Plan
  • MRVTAC, Madbus
  • Interplay for sidewalk & repaving projects



Develop 2015 Data Report & continue to analyze potential Data Report changes

Rural Resources

Support work of the MRV Rural Resource Commission.

Memorandum of Understanding

Work with Steering Committee to update ’98 MOU.

Affordable Housing

Collaborate with the Mad River Housing Coalition to implement strategies in the Mad River Valley Housing Report from June 2006, including the Valley Affordable Land Initiative and assisting towns to meet regional housing thresholds.


Participate in MRV Climate Change Model project