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Sept. 24 Bennington County Capitol for a Day to Cover Vermont Economy, Finance, Taxes

Gov. Phil Scott, the Vermont Department of Taxes, and other state agencies will host meetings in Bennington County on Sept. 24, 2019, as part of the Governor’s Capitol for a Day.

The Department of Taxes will host the following three events:

A Discussion on State Finance, the 2019 Legislative Session, Short-Term Rentals and Prewritten Software Accessed Remotely

Craig Bolio, acting commissioner, Department of Taxes; Douglas Farnham, tax economist and director of policy; Adam Greshin, commissioner, Department of Finance and Management; Heather Pelham, Department of Tourism and Marketing; and Shawn Nailor, Agency of Digital Services will lead this roundtable discussion.

Time: 9:15-10:35 a.m.

Location: Old First Church Barn, 1 Monument Circle, Bennington

A Panel Discussion on Economic Development, Act 250 and Taxes

Panelists will include Douglas Farnham; Brett Long, deputy commissioner, Department of Economic Development; Chris Cochran, director of Community Planning and Revitalization, Department of Housing and Community Development; Peter Walke, deputy secretary, Agency of Natural Resources; Wendy Morse, regional manager, Department of Labor, Bennington Region; Greg Boulbol, general counsel, Natural Resources Board; and acting as moderator, Lindsay Kurrle, secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development.

Time: 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Location: Old First Church Barn, 1 Monument Circle, Bennington

Understanding Your Education Property Tax

Governor Scott; Susanne Young, secretary, Agency of Administration; Craig Bolio; Douglas Farnham; Daniel French, secretary, Agency of Education; and James Culkeen, superintendent, and Renee Gordon, director of finance and operations, Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union will lead this session.

Time: 2:45-3:45 p.m.

Location: Bennington Fire Department, 130 River Street, Bennington


The public is invited to attend.


For more information, or to register for these events, email . Please tell us which event(s) you will attend.

The Governor’s schedule and the full slate of cabinet activities for Bennington Capitol for a Day will be issued before September 24.