For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Stephanie Brackin, email@example.com, 802-261-0606
Montpelier, VT (September 16, 2022) – 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:
Written comments on the Language Access Plan can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com.
The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) operates its programs, services, and activities without discriminating on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin (including limited English proficiency), ancestry, place of birth, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or breastfeeding (mother and child). Questions or Complaints/Free Language Services: firstname.lastname@example.org.