Get in touch with the major issues in our community and welcome Jim Sullivan, executive director of the BCRC when he discusses and answers your questions on current, local issues like energy and climate goals, water quality, recycling and more!
The Bennington County Regional Commission (BCRC) was created, pursuant to 24 V.S.A. Section 4341, by the seventeen towns and villages it serves and will work with and on behalf of those municipalities to build strong, resilient, and sustainable communities, to foster economic prosperity, and to promote a high quality of life for residents of the region.
This mission will be accomplished through direct planning and community development assistance to town and village governments, through preparation and implementation of regional plans and studies, and through synergistic working relationships with local and regional organizations. The BCRC will work cooperatively with local governments to establish and advance regional cohesiveness, actively advocate for adherence to adopted regional policies, and facilitate effective communication between local, state, and federal levels of government.
Jim Sullivan is responsible for supervision of BCRC staff and overall management of BCRC programs. Environmental reviews, energy planning, community planning, and representing BCRC on local and statewide organizations and ad hoc committees. Working with all staff to keep projects and initiatives tracking toward achievement of sustainable communities objectives.