Join Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and members of all of Massachusetts’ regional planning agencies at the 2017 Municipal Conference.
At the conference you will learn about how to implement best practices across a range of key subject areas:
- Financial management: how to develop a financial forecast and a capital improvement plan
- Housing production: how to meet the challenge of sustainable housing production
- Cybersecurity: how to analyze whether there is risk of unauthorized access, how to implement policies and procedures, and how to identify steps to remediate any problems identified
- Regionalization: how a few municipalities have successfully implemented shared service models
- Energy and environment: how to complete climate change vulnerability assessments and resiliency planning, develop a regional approach to water management, and implement an LED streetlight project
Stay for lunch! From 12:00 – 1:30 PM, join us for an interactive discussion, called “Data, the Commonwealth, and Unlocking Value for Municipalities,” with the Secretary of the newly-established Executive Office of Technology Services and Security.
RSVP here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=jqfo5obab&oeidk=a07eef2r7895fa2fdda
INVITATION FOR BIDS
SRAC16 – Dennis-Yarmouth Shelter Generator Expansion 3
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) on behalf of the Southeastern Regional Homeland Security Advisory Council (SRAC), and in its role as Statewide Homeland Security Fiduciary, invites quotes for the services of an electrician to expand the coverage of an emergency generator to reach additional outlets and provide additional lighting in a regional emergency shelter. All work will take place at the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School, located at 210 Station Avenue, Yarmouth, MA 02664 and must be completed between October 5, 2017 and December 31, 2017.
Massachusetts Prevailing Wage Laws apply to all services. All work shall be done in accordance with all local, state, and federal statutes. Information regarding Labor Harmony and OSHA Training Certification requirements can be found in the complete Request for Quotes document. If the contract price exceeds $25,000, a payment bond in the amount of 100% of the contract price will be required from the selected vendor.
The complete Request for Quotes document will be available starting at 11:00AM on September 20, 2017 by contacting Christine Howe at 617-933-0732 or email@example.com. All quotes are due via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 5, 2017 at 12:00PM. MAPC reserves the right to accept or reject any and all quotes.
Join us on September 21, 9-10:30 am, in the Gordon Room of the Peabody Institute Library in Danvers, 15 Sylvan Street.
Join us on Thursday, September 21st at 1:00pm in Hingham Town Hall. We will be joined by Peter Forman, President & CEO of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, to discuss South Shore 2030: a comprehensive economic and community development plan for the South Shore region. Peter will present the findings and critical strategies that have come out of South Shore 2030 and Ralph Willmer, Principal Planner at MAPC, will discuss MAPC’s role in the process. Discussion about the plan, as well as ways that South Shore municipalities and the Chamber can best support one another, will follow. Check out more information about South Shore 2030 here!
MAPC and the City of Newton are co-hosting a Community EV Charging Station workshop on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Whether you’ve already decided to purchase EV charging stations in 2018, or are just starting to think about EV charging stations for your community, this workshop will take you on a deep dive of everything to consider from procurement to installation.
Workshop attendees will have the opportunity to:
- Learn how you can participate in MAPC’s Green Mobility Group Purchasing program in 2018 and save money by buying with other public fleets;
- Engage in discussion with other municipalities considering purchases of EV charging station and learn from leaders in the region with experience installing charging stations;
- Connect with EV charging station vendors on the statewide contract and learn about the specifications of the technologies they can provide.
A more detailed agenda with workshop presenters and location will be distributed in advance of the event. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.
The goal is to discuss ways to better improve information sharing to address the opioid crisis.
We highly recommend you to attend if you are a Municipal Leaders, Municipal Public Health Staff, Hospital/Health Care Center Opioid Program Directors or Information Staff.
- Climate Resiliency
- New Challenges of Running A Municipality
- Intergenerational Opportunities: Becoming an Age Friendly Community
- Regionalization of Services
The attendance fee is $20. Pay via Paypal, credit card, cash, or check. Register here: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07egjmqq6k10d0c333&oseq=&c=&ch=
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council and the Metro Mayors Coalition welcome Shannon-funded partners and others from across the State to discuss best practices and emerging trends in youth gang and violence prevention. Registration is required and will close on 12/5.
The Summit will include a keynote by Thomas Abt, a senior research fellow with the Center for International Development at Harvard University and author of “Bleeding Out: The Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence–and a Bold New Plan for Peace in the Streets.”
Breakout sessions will include a law enforcement roundtable discussion and discussion of the benefits of arts-based programming for at-risk youth.
An afternoon panel will discuss best practices for building and sustaining relationships between law enforcement and youth.