ANR announces Language Access Plan public meetings

For Immediate Release

Press Contact: Stephanie Brackin, stephanie.brackin@vermont.gov, 802-261-0606

Montpelier, VT  — The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) is announcing a series of events for the public to learn more about the agency’s proposed Language Access Plan.

The Language Access Plan (LAP or the plan) contains the policy and implementation procedures on how the ANR will deliver information and services to persons with limited English proficiency and persons with varying levels of hearing, sight, or speech loss and other communication needs.

“The Agency is dedicated to providing meaningful and equitable access to its programs, services, and activities in an accurate, timely, and effective methods that are free of charge,” said Secretary Julie Moore. “Connecting with all Vermonters is at the core of our duty as public servants.”

Input from the public and stakeholder organizations will be valuable in finalizing the plan.

You can join one of the planned in-person events or join the virtual event:

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 6:00pm
    Fletcher Free Library, 235 College St, Burlington, VT 05401
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 6:00pm
    Brattleboro High School, 131 Fairground Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301
  • Thursday, October 20, 2022, 6:00pm
    Microsoft Teams Meeting:

Click here to join the meeting:

Meeting ID: 280 416 342 499
Passcode: qjSfet
Or call in (audio only)
+1 802-828-7667,,518643804# United States, Montpelier
Phone Conference ID: 518 643 804#

Written comments on the Language Access Plan can be submitted by email to anr.civilrights@vermont.gov. Public comments must be received by 5:00pm EST on October 28, 2022. Attendance at the public meetings is not necessary to submit written comments.

Requests for accommodations by the person in need must be received by Tuesday, October 11, and can be made by either calling 802-636-7827 or emailing anr.civilrights@vermont.gov.

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