On August 3, 2009, the Central Vermont Public Service Corporation (NYSE: CV) Board of Directors approved the following resolutions for the issuance of common and preferred stock dividends. CVPS also announced that its second quarter earnings report will be released August 7.RESOLVED: That out of reserved and unrestricted earnings of the Company a quarterly dividend at the rate of twenty-three cents ($.23) per share is hereby declared on the issued and outstanding shares ofCommon Stock, $6 Par Value, payable November 13, 2009 to stockholders of record at the close of business November 3, 2009.RESOLVED: That out of the reserved and unrestricted retained earnings of the Company quarterly dividends on the Preferred Stock, $100 Par Value, of $1.04 per share on the 4.15% Dividend Series, $1.16 per share on the 4.65% Dividend Series, $1.19 per share on the 4.75% Dividend Series, $1.34375 per share on the 5.375% Dividend Series and $2.075 per share on the 8.30% Dividend Series, are hereby declared payable October 1, 2009 to stockholders of record at the close of business September 21, 2009.Central Vermont Public Service will release its second quarter earnings before the stock market opens on Friday, August 7, 2009.The company will host a conference call and webcast on Monday, August 10, 2009, beginning at 11:00 a.m. EST. At that time, CVPS President and CEO, Robert Young will discuss recent corporate developments, and the company s strategic outlook. Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Pamela Keefe will present second quarter financial results.What:CVPS Q2 2009 Earnings CallWhen:August 10, 2009 @ 11:00 AM EasternWhere:http://www.investorcalendar.com/IC/CEPage.asp?ID=145705(link is external)How:Live over the Internet Simply log on to the web at the address above.Live Participant Dial In (Toll Free) 1-877-407-0782Live Participant Dial In (International): 1-201-689-8567Contact:Gerri Harrison, 802-747-5243, [email protected](link sends e-mail)If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be available for replay at http://www.investorcalendar.com/IC/ClientPage.asp?ID=145705&CID=(link is external) or http://www.investorcalendar.com/IC/index.asp(link is external).CVPS is Vermont s largest electric utility, serving more than 159,000 customers statewide. CVPS s non-regulated subsidiary, Catamount Resources Corporation, sells and rents electric water heaters through a subsidiary, SmartEnergy Water Heating Services. For more information on CVPS, go to: http://www.cvps.com(link is external).