ResourcesCity Ordinances FAQ Small Business Resource Guide Links Contact Links The following links are provided to help you learn more about the many agencies available to assist you in doing business in Rutland. Click on any link to learn more. City of Rutland – the City of Rutland website. Rutland Redevelopment Authority (RRA) – the mission of the RRA is to enhance economic opportunity and quality of life for Rutland City residents. Downtown Rutland Partnership (DRP) – the purpose of the DRP is to manage, market and maintain the Downtown Rutland Special Benefits District and advance those activities that will improve the vitality of the business community and enhance the cultural and physical climate of the district. Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce – a membership organization whose purpose is the promotion of member businesses through marketing, networking and advocacy. Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) – collaborative planning, lending, and other business resources to promote a healthy and vibrant commercial and residential real estate market. Rutland Regional Planning Commission – provides leadership and technical expertise to encourage cooperative planning within and among the region's communities and area wide interests. Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development – the purpose of the ACCD is to help Vermonters improve their quality of life and build strong communities. Vermont Business Magazine – Vermont business news. Vermont Department of Economic Development – the mission of the DEC is to improve the economic well-being and quality of life of Vermonters, while preserving our natural resources and community values. Vermont Department of Housing and Community Development – VCDP assists communities by providing financial and technical assistance to identify and address local housing, economic development, facilities, services and accessibility needs. Town of Rutland – the Town of Rutland website. Vermont JobLink – a resource provided by the Vermont Department of Labor that allows business owners to register as employer and search resumes by geographic area. Vermont Small Business Development Center - Rutland – high quality, innovative advising and training to be responsive and serve the market from certified professionals for both established businesses and start-up entrepreneurs. Vermont State Small Business Permitting Fact Sheets – info on the state permitting process for different types of businesses.