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Looking for information on MAPC’s official meetings and legal notices? Find it here.

Nov
15
Thu
2018
NSPC October Meeting: Long Range Transportation Plan @ Burlington Town Hall Annex Basement Meeting Room
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

NSPC will continue to discuss project ideas and will be joined by staff from CTPS to discuss the TIP and Long Range Transportation Plan.

Apr
11
Thu
2019
NSPC April Meeting @ Merritt Community Room
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join the North Suburban Planning Council on Thursday, April 11th to talk about MassDOT’s RailVision plan.

After regular community updates the group will hear from Alexandra Markiewicz from MassDOT Planning and have a discussion building upon the group’s Suburban Mobility Study from 2017.

Mar
3
Wed
2021
Film Premiere: Quincy, from a distance @ Zoom Conference
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it many unprecedented challenges and magnified the social barriers that existed in Asian immigrant communities. In response, MAPC initiated a regional storytelling project to spotlight stories of resilient Asian immigrant entrepreneurs in our region.
MAPC partnered with filmmaker, Daphne Xu to create three video-lets: Quincy, from a distance to document the lived experiences and strength of three Asian Small Business Owners in Quincy.
Join us on Wednesday March 3 at 7:30PM, for the premiere of the stories shared by a Salon owner, a Lion dance instructor, and the CEO of a travel agency in Quincy’s vibrant Asian American business community.
Following the premiere, there will be a live Q&A with the artist, Daphne Xu to talk about her practice and dive deeper into the role of socially-engaged art in planning.
Sep
9
Thu
2021
Webinar: Economic Development ARPA Funding & Programs @ Zoom
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Municipal Webinar

Economic Development Administration American rescue plan act programs and funding

Thursday, September 9| Noon – 1 p.m.

The Economic Development Administration received $3 billion in supplemental funding to assist communities in their economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

EDA is making funding available through six innovative “challenges.” This webinar will review those funding categories and provide guidance about eligible projects, submitting applications, and developing partnerships.

Read more about EDA’s ARPA funding and the six challenges here.

After you register for this webinar, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Sep
15
Wed
2021
Webinar: How Municipalities Can Make Meaningful Investments with ARPA Dollars @ Zoom
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Municipal Webinar

How Municipalities can make meaningful investments with ARPA dollars

Wednesday, September 15| 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Massachusetts cities and towns have received $3.4 billion dollars through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)’s State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds. These dollars present an opportunity to make critical investments in communities and especially those that were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. This federal funding can help set the stage for an equitable and resilient recovery.

Join us for a discussion with Doug Howgate from the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation on how cities and towns can make these strategic investments for a more prosperous and equitable region.

Speakers include:

  • Lizzi Weyant, Director of Government Affairs, Metropolitan Area Planning Council
  • Doug Howgate, Executive Vice President, Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Oct
10
Tue
2023
2023 Statewide Municipal Partnerships Conference @ College of the Holy Cross, Hogan Campus Center
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Lieutenant Governor Kim Driscoll invites you to the 2023 Statewide Municipal Partnerships Conference for municipal officials and staff, co-hosted by the Massachusetts Regional Planning Agencies (MARPA) and Division of Local Services. The event will be held at the College of the Holy Cross on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023.

Lt. Governor Driscoll and a panel of Cabinet members, to be announced, will kick off the morning. We will then break into sessions focused on a wide array of issues and opportunities facing the Commonwealth, facilitated by subject matter experts from across Massachusetts. The breakout sessions will include: 

  • Climate Resiliency and Climate Action Plans;
  • Building Livable Communities;
  • Post-Pandemic Public Health; and
  • Rural Empowerment
  • Federal Funding Opportunities

The attendance fee is $20 and can be paid upon registering via PayPal / credit card. Checks can be mailed to the Metropolitan Area Planning Council. Only checks will be accepted for attendance payment if you wish to pay day of at check-in.  

Steps to register:

  1. Complete the Registration Form
  2. Pay the attendance fee online through PayPal / credit card, or select the “At the door” option if you wish to pay by check or need an invoice. You can request an invoice by emailing nabbott@mapc.org.  
  3. Attendees can also pay the registration fee upon checking in at the door. Please note that only checks will be accepted at the door.