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.
After regular community updates, the group will be joined by Chris Kuschel, Senior Regional Planner, about work done with Woburn over the past few years, particularly on the city’s 40R guidelines.
Due to the COVID-19 situation, in accordance with Governor Baker’s guidance, MAPC has asked all staff to postpone or host meetings online. So, out of an abundance of caution, we’ll be holding our NSPC meeting tomorrow via WebEx. You can join by video or phone using the information below:
Event Number: 662 076 000
Event Password: NSPC2020 (all caps)
To join by phone:
Phone Number: 415 655 0002
Access Code: 662 076 000
How do monuments and memorials shape our understanding of place—and what we choose to forget? And how might we reframe public memory to address the harmful legacy of colonialism in our region? This artist panel will consider how remembering and forgetting of Indigenous peoples and colonial history shaped the landscape and collective consciousness of Greater Boston—and the necessary role of Indigenous artists in shaping more just public spaces.
Reclaim? Recontextualize? Relocate? Remove? What should we do with monuments that no longer reflect our shared history and collective values (or never did to begin with)? This conversation among artists, designers, and educators will explore how creative commemoration can help us see the past and present in a new light—and chart a path toward more just futures.