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Transportation Planner 

Informational webpage dedicated to the socio-economic impacts of Vermont Yankee Closure

To learn about Monadnock Region Future: A Plan for Southwest New Hampshire visit:

To learn about the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company Northeast Energy Direct (NED) Project

5/23/16 - Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company withdraws application

To learn about the Greater Keene Air Quality Education and Outreach Campaign visit:
To learn about the Southwest New Hampshire Broadband Plan visit:


Commission Highlights Newsletter - April 2016
2016 Annual Meeting
Informational Session on Sign Ordinances and Accessory Dwelling Units
Pipeline & 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 & Zoning Conference
Highlights Current Issue
Highlights Archive


Upcoming Events
May 24 The Southwest Region Planning Commission Natural Resources Advisory Committee will meet at 3:30 p.m. at 37 Ashuelot Street in Keene, NH.
June 14 The Southwest Region Planning Commission Annual Meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. at Keene State College, Alumni Center. For additional information, please contact Becky Baldwin.


Additional Items of Interest

On April 27, 2016, SWRPC hosted an information session with guest speaker Ben Frost on SB 146 - Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and US Supreme Court Decision - Reed v. Town of Gilbert, AZ. To view the handouts from that session, please click here. To view the presentation on SB 146, please click here. To view the presentation on Reed v. Town of Gilbert, AZ, please click here.  

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation has opened a public comment period on the public consultation process for regional and local officials involved with transportation efforts in New Hampshire.  To view the report, please click here.  The public comment period ends at 4:00 p.m. on May 20, 2016.  To view the formal public notice with directions on how to submit comments, 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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