Act 250 Rundown

A list of Act 250 applications for commercial projects with costs higher than $250,000 that were submitted in 2016 and approved before press time this year. Projects are listed according to district and construction costs. Source: Donna Casey, executive director, Natural Resources Board.

Applicant/Organization Location Construction Cost Project Description
District 1: Rutland County, $25,337,121
College of St. Joseph Rutland City $10,916,913 Realign and improve entrance to college off Dorr Drive
Robert Mack Jr. Clarendon $6,000,000 Complete Taxiway A; build retaining wall
Acquisition Holdings LLC Fair Haven $2,191,068 11,115 sf Rite Aid Pharmacy building w/associated parking and other infrastructure
S.T. Griswold & Co. Inc./Garvey Nissan Inc. Clarendon $2,060,400 15,304 sf automotive sales and service building w/2.5 acre paved display
McDonald's Corp. Rutland City $943,000 Upgrade McDonald's building and site
Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services Pittsford $726,240 New burn building 51'x22' for Pittsford Police Academy training
R.L. Vallee Inc. Fair Haven $650,800 1,225 sf addition to convenience store; remove one fuel pump
Robert Mack Jr. Clarendon $549,500 48'x35' addition to snow-removal equipment building in VTrans maintenance garage
Killington/Pico Ski Resort Partners LLC Killington $451,000 Phase 2 installations: zip line, jump tower, exercise/hiking trail; relocate umbrella bar
Champlain Oil Co. Inc. Brandon $445,000 Remove old Jiffy Mart store; erect new store on same foundation
Killington/Pico Ski Resort Partners LLC Killington $403,200 Amendment to mountain biking permits for trails 10.29 miles and up
District 2: Windham and Southern Windsor Counties, $26,222,583
Lizandra LLC/Powderhorn Village COA Wilmington $10,748,800 Six buildings w/39 residential units, six carports, three driveway extensions
Chroma Technology Corp. Rockingham $6,175,000 36,800 sf expansion of Chroma Technology facility
Landmark College Putney $2,610,000 Athletic facilities and facilities operations building at Putney Campus
Town of Chester Chester $1,500,000 A 0.33 MG water storage tank; 3,000' of water main
Robert Mack Jr. Springfield $1,100,000 Two hangar sites w/56'x64' buildings
Cersosimo Lumber Co. Brattleboro $1,019,962 2-story 1,020 sf office addition; demolish 7,250 sf dry kiln, build new 3,885 sf dry kiln
John and Lori Brunelle/Black Mountain Estates LLC Brattleboro $955,000 Add four 1,750 sf single-story, 2-bedroom rental homes, 5,000 sf pool house, 450' road to Black Mountain Estates
Rescue Inc. Townshend $543,600 New rescue building
Kristyn J. Wallace Rockingham $476,946 5,520 sf addition to Applied Bolting building for shipping, storage, truck access
Green Mountain Power Corp. Athens $435,000 Relocate 5,035 feet of electric distribution and telephone line
Town of West Windsor West Windsor $350,000 Replace booster pump system in Ascutney Mountain Resort Base Lodge
Burtco Inc. Westminster $308,275 30'x330' storage unit for personal property storage
District 3: Orange and Northern Windsor Counties, $11,990,767
Town of Hartford/Sports Venue Foundation Inc. Hartford $3,299,761 7,956 sf addition to sports facitlity for a total of 9,491 sf
The Heritage Automotive Group Hartford $1,990,868 Develop Lot 14-25 w/parking improvements (359 new spaces, net increase of 352)
Champlain Water District Williston $1,430,000 New 600,000-gallon prestressed concrete water storage tank; 700' access drive
Gifford Medical Center Randolph $1,200,020 Increase number of units from 40 to 49; construct community building
Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains Inc. Thetford $913,378 Two new bunkhouses
Green Mountain Power Corp./Telephone Operating Company of Vermont Sharon $605,000 Relocate 6,072 feet of utilty lines along Vermont 132
Lucky's Trailer Sales Inc. Royalton $515,000 50'x80' building addition w/service bays
Fat Sheep Farm & Cabins LLC/Suzanne Kaplan/Todd Heyman Hartland $511,140 Five small wood-framed vacation rental cabins
Arthur H. Pettengill Living Trust/Arthur Pettengill/Helen Pettengill Sharon $420,000 Nine 20'x100' unheated storage units on 3.9 acres in commercial subdivision
Green Mountain Power Corp. Sharon $420,000 Relocate 5,917 feet of electric distribution and communication lines
Mount Mansfield Modified Union School District Jericho $360,000 Site circulation; parking improvements w/drainage, landscaping, and lighting
Green Mountain Power Corp./VTEL Plymouth $325,600 Relocate 8,100 feet of electric distribution line
District 4: Chittenden County, $82,499,262
The Snyder FC Commercial Properties Williston $20,090,000 179 housing units in multi-family residential buildings, related site improvements, stormwater facilities
Allen Brook Development Williston $7,983,080 Phase 1 of five phases: retail, restaurant, office space, apartments
Brigante Living Trust/River's Edge Building Development LLC Colchester $7,020,000 45-unit PRD and infrastructure
City Lights LLC/City of Winooski/Nathan and Jacquelin Dagesse Winooski $4,702,000 Consolidate two parcels; build a 5-story, 27-unit residential building; first-floor deli
Camp Dudley at Kiniya YMCA II LLC Colchester $4,568,848 Demolish and reconstruct three buildings at Camp Kiniya
A&C Realty LLC c/o Al Senecal Essex $4,146,152 Proposed mixed-use project w/48 residential units w/six 4-plex units
Robert Mack Jr. Colchester $4,104,000 Relocate the access drive for New Horizons Enterprises
222 Franklin Inc. Essex Jct. $3,649,508 8,882 sf apartment building w/40 1-bedroom units; four studio units
316 Flynn LLC Burlington $3,198,000 Develop urban lot into a 4-story, 26,000 sf mixed-use building
People's United Bank/RG Kismet LLC/Sharon Gutwin Williston $2,963,000 20,000 sf 2-story commercial building w/60 parking spaces on Lot 1B in Blair Park
Vermont Electric Power Co. Inc. Williston $2,934,066 Storage and 24' wide paved access road across VELCO's easement on CSWD's parcel
Allen Brook Development S. Burlington $2,204,635 Combine Lots 19, 20, and 21 of the Ethan Allen Commercial Park; construct a 39,535 sf dual-tenant commercial building
City of Burlington Burlington International Airport S. Burlington $1,922,000 Upgrade apron glycol treatment system w/new concrete stormwater diversion structure
University of Vermont Burlington $1,832,000 Two 2-story towers on the enclosed walkway at Bailey-Howe library
Martin's of South Burlington Essex $1,790,000 Expand Hannaford Supermarket by 12,175 sf (56,000 sf total) w/new grocery and pharmacy drive-through
348 Main St. Development LLC Winooski $1,786,800 4-story building w/1st floor commercial and restaurant; apartments on the top 3 floors
Town of Colchester Colchester $1,214,323 Town of Colchester West Lakeshore Drive multi-use path
University of Vermont Burlington $1,067,000 1-story building for UVM Rescue Services
SBRC Properties Tim McKenzie Williston $1,035,000 Four buildings w/146 self-storage units on Lot 3 of White Cap Subdivision
Saxon Hill Corp. Essex $822,500 14,400 sf warehouse on Lot 14 of Saxon Industrial Park
Gardner Construction Inc. S. Burlington $700,250 One triplex; one single-family residence on 2.16 acres of a six-unit PRD
New England Theological Seminary Inc. Williston $550,000 Renovate 90.25 acres of former Pine Ridge School for New England Theological Seminary
Awakening Sanctuary Inc. Burlington $500,000 Additions that will include mechanical room, elevator, corridor, walkway
GE Healthcare Inc. S. Burlington $437,000 Add 124 parking spaces
UVM Medical Center Burlington $387,000 Replace existing boiler at the Medical Center Central campus inpatient building
Red Can/Rathe Road Lot 2A LLC Colchester $332,000 6,000 sf addition to waste-sorting and -recycling center
Champlain Housing Trust Inc. Colchester $310,000 Site improvements at Coolidge Condominiums
Gardner Construction Inc. Colchester $250,100 3,840 sf warehouse/office building, parking, infrastructure in Jasper Mine Landing
District 5: Washington and Lamoille Counties, $27,861,289
Moretown Landfill Inc. Moretown $13,031,164 Close Cells 3 and 2 w/permanent cap on 18 acres
Bullrock Corp. Stowe $5,522,239 Two 3-story, multi-family buildings w/36 units each
Norwich University Northfield $2,521,741 Demolish two structures; erect 64'x128' building for engineering laboratory and classrooms
Vermont Studio Center Inc. Johnson $1,542,800 Remodel and expand existing Kowalsky House from 14 beds to 18 beds
JDJ Development Company Inc. Barre Town $1,100,000 Three buildings w/four 2-bedroom units each
Keurig Green Mountain Inc. Waterbury $1,000,000 Update equipment at existing manufacturing building
Friends of North Branch Nature Center Montpelier $900,000 2,500 sf addition to existing farmhouse for a multipurpose classroom and events space
2849 Mill Brook Road LLC Fayston $410,000 Transient non-community water supply to serve 40-bed annex building
The Housing Foundation Inc. Marshfield $405,000 Demolish four buildings; construct 16 apartments in two buildings; a 28'x44' community building; 16'x52' common storage
Chris Noyes Waterbury $381,000 Commercial building on 1.07 acres w/existing 9-unit residential building
Fred's Plumbing & Heating Inc. Johnson $374,345 Install two above-ground 30,000-gallon liquid propane tanks
Redneck Acres LLC Waterbury $373,000 Small office building w/2-bedroom apartment on 12-acre lot
Fecteau Residential Inc. Barre Town $300,000 Duplex on Lot 8, up to 3 bedrooms in each unit
District 6: Franklin and Grand Isle Counties, $50,911,780
Northwestern Medical Center Inc. St. Albans City $23,505,000 Remodel and expand Med Surg/ICU wing, medical clinics, 2-story office building, road
Ben and Jerry's Homemade Inc. St. Albans Town $15,000,000 Expand manufacturing and warehouse facility by 30,560 sf
McMahon Bros. LLC Hyde Park $3,549,920 15,400 sf automobile dealership w/associated access, parking, water, sewer
Smugglers' Notch Mgmt. Co. Ltd. Cambridge $2,574,540 Redevelop existing Fun Zone inflatable recreational structure in Smugglers’ Village Core
Franklin South LLP Fairfax $2,233,820 Two 15-unit senior citizen apartment buidings in an existing PUD
Town of Grand Isle Grand Isle $1,125,000 7,300 sf municipal fire station, emergency access, parking, infrastructure
Deso Leduc Properties LLC Highgate $829,000 Create 12-lot residential subdivision; construct 12 single-family homes
Lawrence J. Handy Business Property Partnership St. Albans Town $793,300 7,513 SF addition to existing car dealership
Robert Mack Jr. Morristown $701,000 Right-turn lane and traffic signal at Vermont Route 100/Bishop Marshall Drive/Laporte Road
Peter Morse St. Albans Town $600,200 Expand self-storage facility w/six new buildings (12,000 sf total) off Franklin Park West
District 7: Caledonia, Orleans, and Essex Counties, $3,516,366
Town of Lyndon Lyndon $1,694,871 Addition, and remodel building for town garage, construct a salt and sand shed
Triplenet LLC St. Johnsbury $923,495 Convert existing retail/shipping/receiving facility into automotive dealership
Manosh Properties LLC Hardwick $496,000 8,000 sf addition to existing building
Green Mountain Power Corp. Concord $402,000 Relocate and reconstruct 8,192 feet of electric distribution lines
District 8: Bennington County, $6,566,350
Southwestern Vermont Health Care Co. Bennington $3,465,000 3,610 sf boiler facility for No. 2 fuel to service the SVHC campus
JS LLC Peru $1,590,000 Redevelop residential/commercial mixed-use project
Dorset Field Club Inc. Dorset $760,000 Replace storage building w/new multi-purpose building and covered deck
BLS Bennington LP/AutoZone Northeast Inc. Bennington $751,350 8,000 sf retail building, parking area, landscaping
District 9: Addison County, $8,101,942
Addison County Community Trust c/o Elise Shanbacker Waltham $2,772,704 Redevelop mobile home park w/new water, wastewater, electrical, communication infrastructure, access road, parking, walkways
Middlebury State Airport Agency of Transportation Middlebury $2,450,000 Extend and widen runway to 60'x3,200'; extend parallel taxiway
Green Mountain Power Corp./Shoreham Telephone Co. Shoreham $1,317,058 Replace and upgrade distribution lines along intersection of Basin Harbor Road and Watch Point Road
Praedium Medioburiensis LLC Middlebury $1,185,000 3,500 sf pediatric dental office w/municipal water and wastewater services
Steve and Marcia Dupoise New Haven $377,180 Storage Units 7 and 9