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Saugus Natural Hazards and Climate Preparedness Virtual Feedback Session

Town of Saugus Natural Hazards and Climate Preparedness Virtual Feedback Session Welcome to the Town of Saugus’ virtual feedback session. The Town of Saugus has been working with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) to complete a joint Hazard Mitigation Plan and Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (HMP-MVP) Plan. The Hazard Mitigation Plan prepares for all natural […]

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Needham Natural Hazards and Climate Preparedness Feeback

Town of Needham Natural Hazards and Climate Preparedness Virtual Feedback Session Welcome to the Town of Needham’s virtual feedback session. The Town of Needham has been working with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) to complete two separate but related plans. The Hazard Mitigation Plan prepares for all natural (weather related) hazards. The Municipal Vulnerability […]

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Plymouth Municipal Vulnerability Workshop

Town of Plymouth Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Virtual Workshop Welcome to the Town of Plymouth’s online Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) workshop! Through the MVP program, the state of Massachusetts awards communities with funding to complete vulnerability assessments and develop action-oriented resiliency plans. Communities who complete the MVP program become certified as an MVP community and are […]

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(Webinar) International Energy Conservation Code Adoption Process and Impact

(June 18, 2018) Opportunities to Influence the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and Improve the Building Energy Code in MA.

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(Webinar) SolSmart Program and Resources

MAPC webinar on the SolSmart Solar Program and other solar resources. Communities that receive SolSmart designations adopt solar-friendly practices like streamlining permitting and providing online resources.

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(Webinar) Accessory Dwelling Units: Public Education and Support

Webinar on building public education and support for accessory dwelling units.

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(Webinar) Get SMART: Solar Guidance for Cities and Towns

Learn about the Massachusetts SMART program, how the incentive works, and how it compares to other incentives for solar energy (such as solar renewable energy certificates).

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(Webinar) Shared Use & Community Kitchens

Community kitchens can provide entrepreneurs and community groups a crucial link to building food businesses or running community food programs.

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(Webinar) Net Zero Playbook

What is Net Zero? How does a municipality gain net zero status? How do you promote net zero development? Watch the webinar above to find out.

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(Webinar) MA Cities and Towns: Improving Codes for Climate

How can Massachusetts cities and towns improve their codes in preparation for climate change? Watch the webinar above to find out!

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