About the Board

Members

Board Responsibilities

The Transportation Bopard was established by the Legislature to:

  • hear appeals from Agency decisions and rulings regarding measurement, description, or reclassification of town highways
  • hear and determine small claims
  • provide appellate review, when requested in writing, of decisions of the Secretary of Transportation when he or she assumes the powers and duties of a Selectboard in highway matters in unorganized towns
  • provide appellate review, when requested in writing, regarding legal disputes in the execution of contracts awarded by the Agency or by municipalities cooperating with the Agency to advance projects in the State's transportation program
  • provide appellate review, when requested in writing, of decisions of the Secretary relating to junkyards
  • provide appellate review when requested in writing, regarding the fairness of rents and fees charged for the occupancy or use of State-owned properties administered by the Agency
  • provide appellate review, when requested in writing, of Agency decisions and rulings regarding private and commercial access to State highway rights-of-way
  • in coordination with the Agency, hold public hearings for the purpose of obtaining public comment on the development of State transportation policy, the mission of the Agency, and State transportation planning, capital programming, and program implementation
  • hear and determine disputes involving the decision of a Selectboard not to plow and make negotiable a class 2 or 3 town highway or section of a highway during the winter or involving discontinuances of class 3 or 4 town highways extending into adjacent towns
  • when requested by the Secretary, conduct public hearings on matters of public interest, after which it shall transmit its findings and recommendations to the Secretary and the Chairs of the Senate and House Committees on Transportation in a report which shall be a public document
  • enforce all provisions and hear and determine all disputes on the Motor Vehicle Manufacturers, Distributors, and Dealers Franchising Practices Act
  • hear and determine disputes involving a determination of the agency that the municipality is responsible for repayment of federal funds required by the Federal Highway Administration

Contact Information

Transportation Board
14 Baldwin Street
Montpelier, VT  05602
Tele: (802) 828-2942 
Fax: (802) 828-2660

Mailing Address

State of Vermont, Transportation Board
14 Baldwin Street
Montpelier, VT  05602

John Zicconi, Executive Secretary
802 828-2942
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