Inner Core Committee (ICC)


Inner Core Committee map screenshotThe Inner Core Committee (ICC) consists of 21 cities and towns within the metropolitan Boston area. ICC emerged as a forum through which issues of mutual concern could be explored and joint and cooperative action fostered. Communities in the ICC region are among the most urban and populous within the MAPC planning area and deal with a host of unique challenges. The ICC is also MAPC’s largest subregion, representing the largest number of municipalities of any subregion, about 51% of the MAPC region’s population – over 1.6 million residents.

Membership and Leadership

The ICC consists of representatives from twenty-one of the metropolitan area’s innermost communities: Arlington, Belmont, Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Lynn, Malden, Medford, Melrose, Milton,* Needham*, Newton, Quincy, Revere, Saugus, Somerville, Waltham, Watertown and Winthrop. The Boston Redevelopment Authority and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council are also voting members of the Committee.

*Milton and Needham have dual membership in ICC and the Three Rivers Interlocal Council (TRIC).

The ICC Co-chairs for FY17 are John DePriest, Planning Director, Director of Planning and Development at the City of Chelsea and Kara Chisholm, Planner, City of Quincy. The ICC Coordinator for FY17 is Jenn Erickson.

See below for information on Inner Core communities, upcoming meetings, and Inner Core Committee documents, and contact information.

Meetings

Inner Core Committee meetings are open to the public; non-members and representatives of neighboring municipalities are also encouraged to attend ICC meetings. In addition to ICC membership, many Inner Core communities are represented in other groups convened by MAPC, including the MAPC Council and the Metro Mayors Coalition.

Starting in September 2015, the Inner Core will meet on the third Wednesday of every other month. 

The dates, times, and agendas for each Inner Core meeting are posted to the ICC newsletter. Contact Jenn Erickson to be added to the email list. View materials from past meetings here.

Next Inner Core Committee Meeting:
Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 9:00 - 11:00 am

MAPC 3rd Floor Conference Room, 60 Temple Place, Boston

Topics:

MBTA Focus40 Capital Planning and a presentation on Noise and Health: Exposures, Experiments, and Epidemiology

Please RSVP

Learn more about the Inner Core Communities

Check out this interactive map of MAPC subregions on the MetroBoston DataCommon, or download a letter-size (8.5"x11") map of MAPC subregions

Get more information about the ICC cities and towns by visiting their Community Snapshot pages which are provided by the Metro Boston Data Common, and by visiting muncipal websites:

Arlington

Belmont

 
 

Boston

 

 

Brookline

Cambridge

 

Chelsea

Everett

Lynn

 

Malden

Medford

Melrose

Milton

 

Needham

 

Newton

Quincy

Revere

Saugus

Somerville

Waltham

Watertown

Winthrop

 

 

 

ICC Documents

Questions?

For additional information or questions, please contact the ICC Coordinator, Jenn Erickson, at jerickson@mapc.org or 617-933-0759.

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