In Hampshire County, Massachusetts, woody material from tree trimming and removal (tree debris0 is a regularly generated resource that can be expected to increase in volume in the near future.
Trees and tree canopy (a measurement which encompasses the layer of leaves, branches and stems of trees that shelter the ground when viewed from above) are increasingly recognized as key tools in achieving environmental, social, and economic resilience.
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Proposed Amendments to the FFY 2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
TIP is a Five-year schedule of priority highway, bridge, transit, and multimodal projects identified by year and location complete with funding source and cost. The TIP is developed annually and is available for amendment and adjustment at any time. Each program year of the TIP coincides with the Federal Fiscal Year calendar, October 1 through September 30.
West Springfield is updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan with assistance from the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission and funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA).
The Town of Williamsburg is undertaking a planning effort to develop an updated Williamsburg Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP), which was last completed in 2010.
Northampton has made impressive strides to address fair housing issues in recent years.
A Complete Street is a street designed to accomodate all users in a safe, convenient, and comfortable manner.
Streets direct people; they movegoods; they accommodate cars,buses, and bicycles; they provide social connections, and ultimately they establish the
platform for the rest of the city to build upon.