cap plan resource

Capital Planning Resource Page

Vermont Bond Bank supports capital planning around the state through our Vermont Capital Planning Forum and sponsorship of the Best Capital Plan. The Bond Bank regularly supports communities in this effort with customized debt capacity benchmark analysis (

Please see the below resources to help with local capital planning efforts.

Capital Planning 101

Bond Bank YouTube Channel for past presentations from the Capital Planning Forum

Zack Blake, Chief of Division of Local Services at Commonwealth of MA

Capital Plan Templates

MA Local Services Template

Capital Plan Related Policies

Government Finance Officers Association Capital Planning Best Practices

City of Winooski, VT Capital Improvement Policy

Bond Bank Model Enterprise Financial Projection Including Capital Budget (xls)

Vermont Capital Plan Examples

City of Barre

City of Burlington

Town of Fairfax

Town of Grafton

Town of Woodstock

National Capital Plan Examples

Big Impact, Small Communities: Successful Approaches to Small Town Capital Planning in MA

Lawrence, KS

Village of Channahon, IL

Topical Presentations

Local Option Tax for Capital Investment