SUMMARY OF P3 LEGISLATIVE STATUS:
Vermont is not currently a P3-enabled market.
Does this state have broadly enabling P3 legislation?
P3 statutory authority is not currently enabled for transportation infrastructure projects or municipal facilities; nor are environmental projects, (water, wastewater treatment, stormwater or flood mitigation) addressed in the context of Vermont's procurement processes.
Does the state allow for unsolicited proposals?
Vermont's current statutory authority does not address any allowance for submission and consideration of unsolicited proposals for P3s infrastructure projects.
What is the P3 contract approval authority?
Agency of jurisdiction.
What is the state's P3 procurement process?
Competitive, solicited bids, for traditional procurement practices.
Does the state have resources dedicated to P3s?
There is not a currently identified a central agency or authority involved in procurement and management of P3 projects.
Is this a Home Rule state, with limitations or opportunities for P3?
Vermont employs Dillon's Rule to all municipalities; which allows the legislature to control local government structure, and methods of financing its activities and procedures.
Does this state have programmatic requirements for MWDBE participation?
Except to the extent that funding stipulations require DBE participation (i.e., Federally funded projects), there are no additional mandates for diversity or inclusion for public works procurements.
Does this state have programmatic requirements for labor participation?
Davis-Bacon stipulates prevailing wage requirements.
Does this state have programmatic requirements for performance security?
Sources of funds mandate compliance with provisions related to payment and performance security guarantees (i.e., Miller Act).
For what types of financing programs are P3 projects eligible?
Procurement of public infrastructure works are not specifically authorized for alternative project delivery methods.
What project types or asset classes are eligible for P3s in this state?
There have not yet been developed a list of eligible project types or asset classes for utilizing alternative project delivery methods.
Are there projects where the P3 procurement method has been applied?
There have not yet been procurements for infrastructure utilizing alternative project delivery methods.