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The North Suburban Planning Council invites you to an Economic Development Breakfast
Please RSVP at the link provided in this email invitation: https://conta.cc/2HOLhH2
|The 2018 North Suburban Planning Council’s Breakfast is a great opportunity to network with local planners and business leaders. We are thrilled to be hosted by Dennis A. Clarke, President and CEO of Cummings Properties, who will be giving our keynote speech.
We are also excited to have the Stoneham Chamber of Commerce join us. Chamber representatives will participate on a panel with Erin Wortman, Director of Planning and Community Development for the town of Stoneham, highlighting the work the two have been able to achieve through collaboration. This panel will be moderated by one of MAPC’s Economic Development Specialists.
Municipal staff, local elected officials, small business owners, area employees, and residents are all welcome to attend.
Kasia Hart, MAPC’s Transportation Policy and Planning Specialist, will give a presentation and lead a discussion about shared dockless mobility in municipalities. We will also review our annual work plan, and brainstorm ideas for meeting topics for the current fiscal year.
|Settle in and Breakfast
NSPC FY18 Work Plan Review
Sarah Philbrick, NSPC Coordinator, MAPC
Dockless Mobility in Metro Boston
Kasia Hart, Transportation Policy and Planning Specialist, MAPC
Some issues are bigger than any one neighborhood, city, or town. And they’re bigger than the North Shore.
Transportation, housing, climate, jobs, equity, and more: your community is working with the region to plan a better future – together. We need you to tell us what you want the region to be like, long term.
MAPC is helping the people who live, work, and play in the Greater Boston region develop MetroCommon 2050, a long-range plan for their future.
This free event will be Open House-style: family-friendly, fun, and interactive! Drop in any time between 3 and 8 p.m. to tell learn more and tell us what you think. Light refreshments will be available.
Can’t make it to this listening session? Watch the MetroCommon 2050 event page to learn about more: https://metrocommon.mapc.org/events
RSVPs are encouraged so we have a rough head count, but not necessary to come! RSVP here: mapc.ma/CommListeningSession1
After regular community updates, NSPC members will hear from Katharine Lacy at the Massachusetts Housing Partnership and Maritza Crossen at the Citizens’ Housing & Planning Association about monitoring affordable units and potential TA opportunities around affordable housing. We will also be joined by Laurie Stanton from the Metro North Regional Housing Services Office that monitors affordable units and provides support for the towns of Reading, North Reading, Wilmington and Saugus.
Join the North Suburban Planning Council on Thursday, March 21st to talk about MS4 Permits, Stormwater, and Climate Change.
We will hear from Martin Pillsbury , MAPC’s Environmental Planning Director, about MS4 Permits, Anne Herbst, MAPC Senior Regional Environmental Planner, about climate change, and representatives from the Greater Boston Research Advisory Group about their efforts to update climate change projections for the Metro Boston region.
Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn about these important issues and talk to other municipal staff doing the same work across the subregion. Lunch will be provided for our discussion with the Greater Boston Research Advisory Group at 11:00.
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.
Join the North Suburban Planning Council on Thursday, May 16th to talk about planning for healthy aging in our communities.
After regular community updates the group will hear from James Fuccione of the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative and have a discussion about age friendly planning in the North Suburban subregion.