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NEW - Informational web-page dedicated to the socio-economic impacts of Vermont Yankee Closure

www.swrpc.org/vermontyankee

To learn about Monadnock Region Future: A Plan for Southwest New Hampshire visit: www.swrpc.org/regionalplan.

To learn about the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company Northeast Energy Direct Project visit:www.swrpc.org/pipeline.

To learn about the Greater Keene Air Quality Education and Outreach Campaign visit: www.swrpc.org/airquality.
To learn about the Southwest New Hampshire Broadband Plan visit: www.swrpc.org/broadbandplan.

Commission Highlights Newsletter - March 2015
Partnership to Improve Community Health
Brownfields Assessment Program Update
21st Annual Planning and Zoning Conference
Using the Social Vulnerability Index to Strengthen Regional Planning
2015 Annual Drinking Water Source Protection Conference
Community Health Improvement Program
Highlights Current Issue
Highlights Archive

 

Upcoming Events
April 22 The Southwest Region Planning Commission Brownfields Advisory Committee will meet at 11:45 a.m. at 37 Ashuelot St. in Keene, NH.
April 28 The Southwest Region Planning Commission Natural Resources Advisory Committee will meet at 3:30 p.m. at 37 Ashuelot St. in Keene, NH.
May 20 The Monadnock Region Transportation Management Association will meet at 4:00 p.m. at 37 Ashuelot St. in Keene, NH.
May 21 The Monadnock Region Coordinating Council for Community Transportation (MRCC)  will meet at 2:00 p.m. at 37 Ashuelot St. in Keene, NH.
June 1 The Southwest Region Planning Commission Transportation Advisory Committee will meet at 2:00 p.m. at 37 Ashuelot St. in Keene, NH.

 

Additional Items of Interest

21st Annual OEP Spring Planning and Zoning Conference

Hosted by the New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning, this year's conference will be held on May 2, 2015 in Concord, NH.  For more information and to register, please click here.

NHDES 2015 Drinking Water Source Protection Conference

This conference has become the largest drinking water source protection event in New England and is the only statewide event focused solely on how to protect local sources of drinking water. This event will be held on May 6, 2015. For more information and to register, please click here.

Invasive Plants of the Monadnock Region brochure from the Peterborough Conservation Commission and Open Space Committee. Please click here.

The NH Broadband Mapping and Planning Program needs your help! Take the Broadband Access Survey and Speed Test to help identify homes and businesses that are un-served and underserved for high speed internet. Info

For additional NH planning events, see the NH Office of Energy and Planning Events Calendar.
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Welcome to the Southwest Region Planning Commission Homepage.  SWRPC is one of nine regional planning commissions in New Hampshire established under RSA 36.  Our region covers a 34-town area in Cheshire, western Hillsborough, and Sullivan Counties.

 

Our Mission:
"To work in partnership with the communities of the Southwest Region to promote sound decision-making for the conservation and effective management of natural, cultural and economic resources."

 


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The Commission employs a staff of eight full-time professionals who possess a diverse range of planning related background and experience.  Please have a look around our web site and feel free to contact us for additional information and to discuss how we can assist you.

 

REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT

Guiding Change, The Southwest Region at the Beginning of the 21st Century
Guiding Change represents the updated regional plan for Southwest NH and covers eleven topic areas particularly relevant to community and regional planning, providing background statements, anticipated changes and policy guidance for each element.

Southwest Region Transportation Plan
The Regional Transportation Plan Update presents policy and technical information relevant to local, regional, and state activity for the planning and management of the transportation system.

Southwest Region Housing Trends & Conditions
The Southwest Region Housing Trends and Conditions report presents 1) a brief discussion of housing as a community development issue, including an overview of housing-related information at the national, state, regional and municipal levels, and 2) an array of data and statistics relevant to housing and prevailing socioeconomic conditions in the Southwest Region

Southwest Region Housing Needs Assessment
This report presents 1) a brief discussion of housing as a community development issue, including an overview of housing-related information at the national, state, regional and municipal levels, and 2) an array of data and statistics relevant to housing and prevailing socioeconomic conditions in the Southwest Region. The Planning Commission provides this report for use by local officials and others with interests in housing in the Southwest Region.

 

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