The Bond Bank has a unique perspective on infrastructure and facilities needs in Vermont after 50-years of local investment.
The pages below describe recent efforts to harness data from both the Bond Bank and partner organizations for the benefit of capital planning initiatives across the state.
Please contact our team for related inquiries and suggestions for future research topics.
Local Infrastructure Database
The geographic information system (GIS) at the link below details 20 years of Bond Bank financing across the state. The database was developed alongside Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission using the Bond Bank's data.
The data can be used by Vermont communities to better understand past investment while charting a course forward.
History of School Facilities Financing
Vermont's General Assembly explored the backlog of facilities needs in school districts during the 2019-2020 legislative session. The Bond Bank provided data to inform this critical discussion given its long history of financing local school districts.The data was again updated in winter 2023 in light of an in-progress statewide facilities needs study.
The summary of Bond Bank data at the link below is an evolving picture of historical school facilities investment.
Public Lender Data
Vermont has a unique group of public lenders that allow local units of government to achieve low-cost long term financing for facilities and infrastructure projects.
The scope of this investment over the last 20-years exceeds $2 billion.
Data from the Bond Bank, DEC/Bond Bank Clean Water and Drinking Water Revolving Fund, and USDA Rural Development is summarized in the infographic below.