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November 

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The Monadnock Region Coordinating Council Executive Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. at SWRPC at 37 Ashuelot Street in Keene, NH. For more information contact J. B. Mack of SWRPC staff.

November 

21

The Monadnock Alliance for Sustainable Transportation Bicycle Friendly Community Subcommittee will meet at 4:00 p.m. at the City Hall 2nd Floor Conference Room at 3 Washington Street in Keene, NH. For more information contact Henry Underwood of SWRPC staff.

December 

12

The SWRPC Board of Directors will meet at 3:00 p.m. at 37 Ashuelot Street in Keene, NH. For more information contact Becky Baldwin of SWRPC staff.

December 

19

The Monadnock Region Coordinating Council will meet at 9:00 a.m. at 37 Ashuelot Street in Keene, NH. For more information contact J. B. Mack of SWRPC staff.

January 

6

The SWRPC Transportation Advisory Committee will meet at 2:00 p.m. at 37 Ashuelot Street in Keene, NH. For more information contact J. B. Mack of SWRPC staff.

January 

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The SWRPC Economic Development Advisory Committee will meet at 12:00 p.m. at 37 Ashuelot Street in Keene, NH. For more information contact Rebeckah Bullock of SWRPC staff.
Other Items of Interest
The Regional Public Involvement Plan for Southwest New Hampshire has been adopted and released. To view the plan, 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 Strategic Initiatives Events Calendar.
Discover more about Granite State Future.
To learn about Monadnock Region Future: A Plan for Southwest New Hampshire visit.
To learn about the Greater Keene Air Quality Education and Outreach Campaign visit
To learn about the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant decommissioning process visit

Commission Highlights Archive

 

ISSUE TOPICS
July 2017
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  • State Strategic Transit Assessment
  • Conservation Priority Setting Meeting
  • Complete Streets Updates
  • Emergency Operations Planning
  • Municipal Technical Assistance Grant (MTAG) Program
  • NADO National Regional Transportation Conference
June 2017
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  • 2017 Annual Commission Meeting
  • EPA Brownfield Assessment Award
  • Walpole Complete Streets Demonstration
  • Climate and Health Adaptation Plan
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan Updates
  • Walpole-Charlestown Public Informational Meeting
  • Arts & Economic Prosperity
May 2017
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  • 2017 Annual Meeting
  • Complete Economy Event
  • Drought Awareness Forum
  • Complete Streets Updates
  • Brownfields Program Success Story
  • Locally Based Crowdfunding Proposals
April 2017
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  • 2019-2028 Ten Year Plan Project Recommendations
  • NH Drinking Water Source Protection Conference
  • Drought Awareness Forum
  • Hinsdale-Brattleboro Bridge Project Advisory Committee Update
  • Request for Grant Proposals for Clean Diesel Assistance Program
March 2017
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  • Seeking Petroleum Contaminated Brownfields Sites
  • Regional Energy Forum
  • Complete Streets Featured at NHMA Workshop
  • Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Grant Program
  • The Local Crowd Monadnock Night at Monadnock Food Co-op
ISSUE TOPICS
February 2017
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  • Hinsdale-Brattleboro Bridge Project Advisory Committee
  • Peterborough Economic Vitality Forum
  • Spofford Lake Watershed Management Initiative
  • Rural Business Development Grant
  • MAST Launches New Website
  • LCHIP 2017 Grant Round Announced
ISSUE TOPICS
January 2017
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  • 2017 Winter Commission Meeting
  • Ten Year Transportation Plan Update
  • MAST - Supporting Local Transportation Options
  • State Safety Target Coordination & Training Workshop
  • Commercial Site Selection Tool
  • 2017-2018 Municipal Technical Assistance Grant Program
December 2016
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  • MAST 2017 Annual Meeting
  • Air Quality Workshop
  • Regional Transportation Improvement Program
  • Carsharing in the Monadnock Region
  • Local Master Plan Updates
  • Community Development Block Grant Training
  • SWRPC Applies for Additional Brownfields Support
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan Updates
November 2016
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  • Seeking Brownfields Nominations
  • UNH T2 Training: Treating Pavement Beyond Preservation
  • Community Event: From Hurricane to Climate Change
  • Energy Planning Workshop
  • Solicitation of Transportation Projects
  • Community Development Block Grant Workshops
  • MAST 2017 Annual Meeting
October 2016
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  • SWRPC Brownfields Assessment Program Forum
  • Discussion on NH's Energy Future
  • Vermont Yankee Facility Closure-Lessons Learned
  • Regional Planner Training Session
  • 2016 Regional Transportation Improvement Program
  • Southwest New Hampshire Asset Mapping Exercise
September 2016
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  • SWRPC Fall Commission Meeting/Brownfields Forum
  • Accessory Dwelling Unit Model Ordinance
  • Updated Community Transportation Directory
  • Economic Development Asset Mapping Session
  • Complete Streets Event
  • Transportation Need and Demand
  • Local Land Use Planning for Pipeline Safety
August 2016
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  •  Regional Planning Public Involvement Plan Adopted
  •  Complete Streets Updates
  •  Prescribe for Health
  •  2016 Municipal Law Lecture Series
  •  Brownfields Assessment Program Updates
July 2016
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  • 2016 Annual Commission Meeting
  • Complete Streets Policy Development Workshop
  • Climate and Health Adaptation Plan
  • Incident Awareness Training
  • Planning Commission Welcomes Interns
  • City Express Transit Feed
  • Community Development Block Grant Implementation Workshop
May 2016
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  • 2016 Annual Meeting - June 14th
  • SWRPC Public Involvement Plan Released for Review
  • Bike to Work Day and Complete Streets Tour
  • Funding Available for Pedestrian and Bicycle Projects
  • Complete Streets Policy Workshop - June 24th
  • Tri-State Region Stakeholders Event
  • Brownfields Nominations Sought for Petroleum Contaminated Properties
April 2016
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  • 2016 Annual Meeting
  • Informational Session on Sign Ordinances and Accessory Dwelling Units
  • Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Incident Awareness Training
  • Tri-State Region Economic Development Stakeholders Meeting
  • Grants Available for Development of Recreational Trails
  • SWRPC and MAST Represented at the 2016 Annual Monadnock Earth Day Festival
  • 22nd Annual Planning and Zoning Conference
March 2016
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  • Promoting the Local Economy:  Upcoming Events
  • Regional Transportation Forum
  • SWRPC to Host Planning Workshop on April 27th
  • SWRPC's Advisory Committees Welcome New Members
  • Community Development Block Grant Opportunities
February 2016
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  • Regional Transportation Forum
  • 2016 Winter Commission Meeting
  • The Power of Data
  • Community Development Block Grant Workshops
  • Local Master Plan Updates
  • Addressing Small Particle Air Pollution
  • Spring Season Hazards Reminder
January 2016
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  • Winter Commission Meeting February 16, 2016
  • Planning Assistance Opportunity
  • Pedestrian Infrastructure Assessments Completed
  • Community Development Block Grant Opportunity
  • Benchmarking Energy Use:  Do You Know Where Your Energy Use Is?
  • Northeast Energy Direct Update
  • NH Wildlife Action Plan 2015 Workshop March 8, 2016
December 2015
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  • GACIT Sends Ten year Plan Recommendations to Governor
  • State of NH Rest Area Study
  • Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce Regional Issues Series
  • Change in Community Transportation Service Delivery Endorsed by MRCC
  • Community Development Block Grant Implementation Workshop
  • Advanced Facilitation Training
  • Greater Keene Air Quality Education and Outreach Campaign
November 2015
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  • NED Application Filed
  • Keene Adopts Complete Streets Policy
  • Emergency Operations Planning
  • 2015 Field Work Seaason Completed
  • RSA 80:19a and Brownfields Assessment Program
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan Updates
October 2015
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  • 2015 Fall Commission Meeting
  • Swanzey Adopts Complete Streets Policy
  • Proposed Paving Schedule on State Highways
  • Road Surface Management System Pilot
  • NH Wildlife Action Plan
  • New Hampshire Public Works Mutual Aid
  • Town Meeting Dates and Deadlines
  • Community Development Block Grant Funding

September 2015
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  • 2015 Fall Commission Meeting
  • NH Wildlife Action Plan
  • Keene Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan Hearing
  • Complete Streets Demonstration in Keene
  • Greater Monadnock Community Health Improvement Plan
  • Report on Freight Transportation in Southwest New Hampshire
  • Regional Complete Streets Workshop
August 2015
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  • Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan Hearings
  • NHMA Annual Law Lecture Series
  • Community Development Block Grants Awarded
  • Complete Streets Demonstration in West Swanzey
  • Tennessee Gas Pipeline - Scheduled Open Houses
July 2015
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  • Complete Streets Demonstrations in Keene and Swanzey
  • Lake Warren Management Plan
  • Northeast Energy Direct Update - GRANITView II
  • Transportation Planning Report - Energy Impacts and Resiliency
  • Community Development Block Grant Funding
  • Complete Streets Workshop
June 2015
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  • 2015 Annual Commission Meeting
  • Daytime Population Estimates Developed for Region's Largest Communities
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
  • Bike Map Completed and New Bikeway Signs Planned for Hinsdale
  • North Walpole Village Inventory of Pedestrian Facilities
  • CDBG Application Awarded Funding
May 2015
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  • Planning Commission's Annual Meeting
  • Traffic Research Season Begins
  • National Walkability Institute
  • Planning Commission Welcomes Interns
  • Staff Recertified for Local Public Agency Projects
  • NH OEP Spring Planning and Zoning Conference
  • Community Development Block Grant Implementation Workshop
  • NH DES 2015 Drinking Water Source Protection Workshop
April 2015
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  • Annual Meeting set for June 16, 2015
  • New Projects Accepted in Brownfields Assessment Program
  • Safe Routes to School Field Work in Keene and Marlborough
  • CDBG Application Submitted
  • Roads Scholar Workshop on Pavement Preservation
  • Vermont Yankee Coordination Meeting
March 2015
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  • Partnership to Improve Community Health
  • Brownfields Assessment Program Update
  • 21st Annual Planning and Zoning Conference
  • Using the Social Vulnerability Indext to Strengthen Regional Planning
  • 2015 Annual Drinking Water Source Protection Conference
  • Community Health Improvement Plan
February 2015
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  • Ten Year Plan Project Nomination Process Begins
  • Upcoming Presentations:  Invasive Species and Salamander Brigades
  • Vermont Yankee Closure Informational Web-page
  • Safety Analyst Training
  • Transportation Corridor Discussions
  • Brownfields Program Web-page Updated
January 2015
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  • Winter Commission Meeting Scheduled for February 10, 2015
  • Planning Commission Adopts Monadnock Region Future:  A Plan for Southwest New Hampshire
  • Woodstove Changeout Program Announced
  • Natural Gas Pipeline Informational Webpage
  • ReadyNH Website
  • New Version of the Planning Board Handbook Now Available
December 2014
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  • Internet Speed Test Pilot Project
  • Traffic Research Season Wraps Up
  • Town of Richmond Awarded CDBG Funding
  • Brownfields Activities
  • Local Mapping Projects
  • Peterborough Receives National Award
November 2014
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  • Public Hearing for Monadnock Region Future - Draft Regional Plan
  • Four Corners Area Plan for Richmond
  • Broadband Internet:  It's Essential - A Workshop for New Hampshire Communities
  • New Hampshire Municipal Association Annual Conference
  • Community Development Block Grant Funding
October 2014
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  • Broadband Internet: It's Essential - A Workshop for New Hampshire Communities
  • SWRPC Fall Meeting
  • Transportation Alternatives Program Update
  • Hazard Mitigation Planning Coordination
  • 2014 Watershed Managers Roundtable
  • UNH Technology Transfer Center Roads Scholar Workshop
  • CDBG Application
  • Regional Energy Forum
September 2014
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  • 2014 Fall Commission Meeting
  • MRTMA Wraps Up “Rack It Up!” Program
  • Emergency Operations Planning
  • Public Informational Meeting - VT Yankee Closure
  • Planners as Broadband Champions Seminar
  • NH Route 12 South Corridor Study Community Meetings
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August 2014
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  • Regional Transportation Coalitions Hold Joint Meeting
  • Cleanup at Former Gas Station in Richmond
  • Public Informational Meeting - VT Yankee Closure
  • Culvert Inventory in Surry
  • Community Development Block Grant Funding
  • Upcoming Historic District Training
July 2014
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  • Funding Cycle for Pedestrian, Bicycle and other Non-Motorized Transportation Projects
  • Emergency Call Mapping Project
  • Invasive Plant Species in the Monadnock Region
  • Community Development Block Grant Activities
  • Local Success Stories
  • Hazard Mitigation Update
June 2014
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  • 2014 Annual Commission Meeting
  • Richmond Four Corners Future: A Community Conversation
  • Road/Stream Crossing Assessments
  • CDBG Application Writing Workshop
  • Broadband Capacity Building
  • Hazard Mitigation Training
May 2014
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  • Annual Meeting set for June 17, 2014
  • Brownfields Assessment Grant Funds Awarded to SWRPC
  • NH Broadband Conference
  • Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference
  • Monadnock Public Health Network Hazard Vulnerability Assessment
  • Community Development Block Grant Activities
  • Planning Commission Welcomes Student Interns
April 2014
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  • NH Broadband Conference
  • "Rack It Up" Program Underway
  • Town of Winchester Awarded CDBG Funding
  • Chesterfield Conservation Commission Recreation Map
  • 2014 SWRPC Traffic Counting Season
  • Visualizing Density in the Granite State
March 2014
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  • NH Broadband Conference May 16, 2014
  • Hazard Mitigation Planning
  • Prevailing Wage Seminar
  • Peterborough Safe Routes to School Travel Plans
  • New Ipswich Tax Map Updates
  • 2014 Annual Drinking Water Source Protection Workshop
  • 20th Annual OEP SPring Planning and Zoning Conference
February 2014
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  • Bus Service to Boston Announcement
  • Land Conservation Activities
  • Stream Crossing Vulnerability Assessment Workshop
  • Tri-State Bicycle Map Project
  • Transportation Planners Collaborative (TPC)
  • Farmer Appreciation Night
January 2014
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  • Winter Commission Meeting Scheduled for February 18, 2014
  • Brownfields Assessment Activity in Richmond
  • Air Quality Education and Outreach Campaign
  • MRTMA - The Year in Review
  • CDBG Project in Winchester
  • GIS Services
December 2013
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  • The Park Theatre Moves Forward
  • Planning Handbooks Updated
  • Weatherization Workshop in Keene
  • Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan
  • CDBG Application Writing Workshop
  • Winter Commission Meeting Scheduled for February 18, 2014
November 2013
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  • Keene State College Biennial Symposium: Air as the Ultimate Commons
  • MRTMA Receives Grant to Promote Bicycling
  • Connecticut River Byway Tri-State Bike Map Route
  • Monadnock Region Future Completes Fall Focus Group Discussions
  • Save the Date: Statewide Broadband Conference
  • Community Development Block Grant Implementation Workshop
October 2013
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  • Climate Change Subject of Planning Commission's Fall Meeting
  • Town of Hinsdale Awarded CDBG Funding
  • Brownfields Nominations Being Sought for Petroleum Contaminated Properties
  • NH Route 12 Corridor Study
  • Community Development Block Grant Application
  • Broadband Service Map Verification Project Completed
  • GIS Data Collection
September 2013
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  • Fall Commission Meeting
  • Natural Resource Survey Deadline Extended
  • Draft Broadband Plan Available for Public Review
  • Park and Ride "Toolkit" Test Drive Scheduled in Peterborough
  • Hazard Mitigation Update
  • Transportation Data Collection Fieldwork
  • Topic-based Focus Groups
August 2013
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  • Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan Hearings Scheduled
  • Broadband Forum Scheduled for Late September
  • Tax Parcel Map Updates
  • Broadband Service Map Verification Project
  • Community Development Block Grant Activities
  • Natural Resource Survey
July 2013
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  • Broadband Service Map Verification Project
  • Monadnock Region Future Focus Groups Scheduled for Fall 2013
  • Volunteers Needed to Assist with Watershed Survey
  • NH Broadband Mapping and Planning Program Speed Test
  • Community Development Block Grant Applications
  • Municipal Assistance Service for Master Plans
June 2013
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  • Taking Nominations for Freight Transportation Working Group
  • Southwest Region Communities Experience Storm Damage
  • Broadband Verification Project
  • Upcoming Invasive Plant Species Workshop
  • Brownfields Activity in Jaffrey
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan Updates
May 2013
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  • Annual Meeting Set for June 25, 2013
  • Connecticut River Byway Tri-State Bicycling Map
  • Municipal Emergency Operations Planning
  • Spring Planning and Zoning Conference
  • Greater Keene Air Quality Education and Outreach Campaign
  • Towns Selected for Community Planning Grants
  • Community Development Block grant Implementation Workshop
April 2013
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  • Planners Recognized for Achievements
  • Fluvial Erosion Hazard Public Information Meetings
  • Community Conversations Scheduled for Spring 2013
  • Regional Transportation Improvement Program
  • Community Development Block Grant Activities
  • 19th Annual Spring Planning and Zoning Conference
March 2013
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  • 2013 Winter Commission Meeting
  • Request for Proposals - Lake Warren Nutrient Loading Study
  • Community Conversations Scheduled for Spring 2013
  • Community Development Block Grant Funding
  • Broadband Training Session Scheduled for May 1st
  • Town of Alstead Awarded CDBG Funding
  • Tax Parcel Map Updates
  • Annual Drinking Water Source Protection Workshop
February 2013
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  • Planning Commission's Winter Meeting set for March 26, 2013
  • Monadnock Region Future Online Public Forum
  • Road Safety Audit in Swanzey
  • NH Listen!
  • Upcoming Events
  • Greater Keene Air Quality Outreach Campaign

January 2013
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  • Reminder - Community Planning Grand Deadline Nearing
  • Transportation Directory Available
  • Fluvial Erosion Hazard Study
  • "Let's Talk Transportation" Forum
  • Air Quality Outreach Program
  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application
  • Piscataquog River Watershed Impervious Surface Coverage Map Project

December 2012
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  • Monadnock Region Future
  • Lake Warren Project Receives Funding
  • Let's Talk Transportation! Event, January 22nd
  • Community Development Block Grant Application Writing Workshop
  • Geographice Information Systems (GIS)/Mapping Services
  • Commission Open House
November 2012
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  • SWRPC Has Moved
  • SWRPC Open House Scheduled for December 18, 2012
  • Town of Swanzey Conducts Planning Charrette
  • Community Planning Grant Announcement
  • Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan Project Solicitation Set to Begin
  • Park Theatre to Receive Brownfields Assessment Funding
  • Community Development Block Grant Implementation Workshop
October 2012
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  • Fall Meeting set for November 13, 2012
  • Marlborough Village Action Plan
  • Route 119 Hinsdale-Brattleboro Bridge
  • Promoting Equity and Improving Health through Planning
  • Broadband Sector Focus Group Meetings
  • Highlights Available on SWRPC Website
  • Hazard Mitigation Planning
  • Town of Marlborough Awarded CDBG Funding
September 2012
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  • Broadband Public Forum
  • Air Quality Education and Outreach Campaign
  • Travel Planning in Peterborough
  • Community Planning Grants Awarded
  • Staff Attends Davis-Bacon Wage Rates Workshop
  • SWRPC Web Site: Regional Data & GIS
  • Planning Workshop Scheduled
August 2012
  • Monadnock Region Future Wants to Hear From You!
  • Brownfields Program Busy but Still Taking Nominations
  • Parcel Digitization and Other Geographic Information Services
  • Broadband Stakeholder Group Hosts Regional Broadband Forum
  • Community Development Block Grant Activities
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan Updates
July 2012
  • A Monadnock Region Future
  • 2012 Municipal Law Lecture Series
  • New Round of Safe Routes to School Grants Awarded
  • Local Communities Receive Planning Grants
  • Community Development Block Grant Applications
  • Stay, Leave, Connect: A Personal Plan for All Emergencies
June 2012
  • 2012 Annual Commission Meeting
  • Monadnock Region Transportation Management Association Adopts Action Plan
  • Invasive Bugs: Can You Identify What's in Your Trees?
  • New Transit Service Route for Hinsdale Pending
  • Staff Attends Davis-Bacon and Labor-Compliance Training
  • Staff News
May 2012
  • Planning Commission's Annual Meeting set for June 19, 2012
  • Hazard Mitigation Wake-Up Call
  • 2012 Traffic Research Season
  • Road-Stream Crossing Study
  • Resources for Identifying Effects and Risks of Severe Storm Events to the Transportation System
  • NH Planners Association 2012 Conference
  • Grants Available for Stormwater and Nonpoint Source Projects
April 2012
  • Community Planning Grants Available
  • Monadnock Local Energy Roundtable
  • Natural Resource Advisory Committee to Host Water Resource Protection Seminar
  • Monadnock Region Coordinating Council for Community Transportation
  • 2012 National Rural Transportation Peer Learning Conference
  • New Hampshire Public Works Mutual Aid
March 2012
  • Monadnock region Local Energy Roundtable set for April 25, 2012
  • Planning commission Seeking Junkyard, Auto Repair and Fueling station Nominations
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan Updates
  • Roxbury Emergency Operation Plan Update
  • Quabbin-to-Cardigan Trail Study Meeting Rescheduled
  • Greenfield Adopts Groundwater Protection Annual Drinking Water Source Protection Workshop
  • Utilizing Economic Development Administration Data Tools
February 2012
  • Planning Commission's Winter Meeting set for March 20, 2012
  • Great River Food Co-operative Feasibility Study
  • New Hampshire State Rail Plan Update
  • 2012 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference
  • 4th Annual Local Energy Solutions Conference
  • Data Collection Effort Requests Town Assistance Updating Conservation Land Data
January 2012
  • SWRPC Conducting Inventory of Cable Franchise Agreements
  • Air Quality Concern sin Cheshire County
  • Town of Greenfield to Begin Mater Plan Update
  • Community Development Block Grant Activities
  • SWRPC to Co-sponsor Quabbin-to-Cardigan Trail Study Meeting
  • Healthy Eating Active Living Community Grant Program
December 2011
  • East-West Corridor Study
  • Community Development Block Grant Activities
  • SWRPC Staff Provides Assistance to Keene Planning Department
  • Geographic Information Services at SWRPC
  • NH DOT Releases Local Public Agency Manual
  • Monadnock Region Transportation Directory
November 2011
  • SWRPC's Brownfields Program Featured at LGC Annual Conference
  • Federal Grant to Promote Enhanced Regional Planning in NH
  • SWRPC Staff completes 2011 CEDS Annual Report
  • Updates to U.S. Census Data
  • Guiding Change CD - A Resource to Southwest Region Communities
  • Fall Commission Meeting