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PVPC helping to build Climate Resilience 

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doc-municipal-vulnerability-preparedness3348.pdf

Town of Pelham Community Resilience Building Workshop Summary of Findings
An overview of the top hazards, current concerns and challenges, current strengths, and actions to improve the Town of Pelham’s resilience to natural and climate-related hazards today and in the future.
doc-municipal-vulnerability-preparedness3348.pdf

doc-municipal-vulnerability-preparedness3349.pdf

Springfield Community Resilience Building Workshops Summary of Findings
Springfield Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Report
doc-municipal-vulnerability-preparedness3349.pdf

doc-municipal-vulnerability-preparedness3235.pdf

Climate Action and Resilience Card Game
This printable set of cards can be used to prompt residents to sort through what they have and need in order to be both resilient and to take individual action on mitigating climate change.
doc-municipal-vulnerability-preparedness3235.pdf

doc-municipal-vulnerability-preparedness3240.pdf

Climate Action And Resilience Card Game Instructions
Instructions for how to facilitate the Climate Action and Resilience Card Game.
doc-municipal-vulnerability-preparedness3240.pdf

PVPC was awarded a grant from the MA Office of Technical Assistance and Technology (OTA) and US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to sponsor two workshops designed to educate city officials, community planners, emergency

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doc-chemical-safety-and-emergency-preparedness3032.pdf

Chemical Safety and Emergency Preparedness Training 1
Training for municipal hazardous chemical users and emergency professionals
doc-chemical-safety-and-emergency-preparedness3032.pdf

6-Town Municipal IT Assessment
District Local Technical Assistance (DLTA)

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doc-6-town-municipal-it-assessment-gateway-hilltown-collaborative3321.pdf

Information Technology in the Hilltown Collaborative Communities of Massachusetts
A summary of current conditions, vulnerabilities, and opportunities for Municipal IT improvement - Conducted as DLTA project.
Final Report - Information Technology in the Hilltown Collaborative Communities of Massachusetts
Hamsphire County Food Access Map

We are working with Healthy Hampshire on an assessment of healthy food access in Hampshire County. As part of our work, PVPC developed an online map about healthy food access in the County.

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doc-hampshire-county-food-assessment2994.pdf

Hampshire County Food Access Map Report
Report that explains how to use the Hampshire County Food Access online map and what it shows.
doc-hampshire-county-food-assessment2994.pdf

Rural Economic Development Director
Hilltown Collaborative
Community Compact Cabinet Program
MA Efficiency & Regionalization Grant

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doc-shared-rural-economic-development-director3010.pdf

Gateway Hilltown Economic Development Strategy
Completed by MassDevelopment through Communtiy Compact program
doc-shared-rural-economic-development-director3010.pdf

There is currently a one-time grant opportunity available from the Department of Energy Resources to fund 30% of the cost of LED streetlight materials and their installation.

Documents

LED_Streetlight_Grant_Info.pdf

LED Streetlight Retrofit Grant Information
A two-page document providing an overview of the grant funding and the benefits of LED streetlights.
LED_Streetlight_Grant_Info.pdf

The Clean Energy Roadmap outlines a set of detailed, actionable steps to implementing a project, program or policy that will increase the use of renewable energy generation, renewable heating and cooling, building energy efficiency, and sustainable transportation.

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doc-clean-energy-roadmap2838.pdf

Clean Energy Roadmap
This document was the final clean energy roadmap.
doc-clean-energy-roadmap2838.pdf

Home MPG (miles per gallon) was a community-based energy saving initiative within the Mass Save® home energy services program.

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doc-home-mpg2834.pdf

HomeMPG Overview Handout
A 2-page handout describing the HomeMPG program
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doc-home-mpg2835.pdf

Energy Performance Score Scorecard
An example of the final Energy Performance Score a participant would receive.
doc-home-mpg2835.pdf

doc-home-mpg2836.pdf

HomeMPG Brochure
A brochure describing the HomeMPG program to potential participants in the Pioneer Valley.
doc-home-mpg2836.pdf

Funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development's National Disaster Resilience Competition, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission partnered with the City of Springfield, the Springfield Climate Justice Coalition, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Partners for a Healthier Commu

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doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-2974.pdf

Strong, Healthy, & Just: Springfield's Climate Action & Resilience Plan
Springfield's Climate Action and Resilience Plan.
doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-2974.pdf

doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-3367.pdf

Strong, Healthy & Just Action Chart
The Action Chart highlights all of the actions described Springfield's Strong, Healthy & Just plan and implementation status as of May of 2018.
doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-3367.pdf

doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-2975.pdf

Springfield's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory
A report highlighting the sources of greenhouse gas emissions in Springfield.
doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-2975.pdf

doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-2976.pdf

Springfield's Vulnerability Assessment
A report highlighting the vulnerable segments of the city based off of social, geographic and environmental indicators.
doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-2976.pdf

doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-2979.pdf

CARP Community Engagement Summary
This includes a summary of the work done to engage the public and stakeholders in this planning process.
doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-2979.pdf

doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-2983.pdf

Strategies and Actions Prioritization Methodology
The methodology and results from the process of identifying and prioritizing the actions and strategies that appear in the final plan.
doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-2983.pdf

doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2831.pdf

Climate Justice Commitment
This document outlines the commitment to climate justice, which serves as the foundation of this plan.
doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2831.pdf

doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2828.pdf

Annotated Bibliography of Resources
The resources highlighted in this document are helping to inform the development of the CARP.
doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2828.pdf

doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2853.pdf

Rebuild Springfield
Commissioned by DevelopSpringfield and the Springfield Redevelopment Authority, the Rebuild Springfield initiative integrated community input with planning expertise to develop a realistic action plan for rebuilding after the 2011 tornado.
doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2853.pdf

doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2854.pdf

City of Springfield Open Space and Recreation Plan
Springfield's OSRP provides a comprehesive vision for the City's parks, playgrounds, open spaces, and natural habitats to ensure longterm preservation of local recreational opportunities and natural systems.
doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2854.pdf

doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2855.pdf

City of Springfield Hazard Mitigation Plan
Springfield's Hazard Mitigation Plan defines the City's commitment to reduce risks from natural hazards and serves as a strategic guide for decision-makers as they commit resources to building a more resilient urban environment.
doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2855.pdf

doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2847.pdf

Neighborhood i-Tree Canopy Assessment
This short report breaks down the citywide tree canopy assessment, in order to understand tree canopy coverage by neighborhood.
doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2847.pdf

doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2846.pdf

Citywide i-Tree Canopy Assessment
This short report is the culmination of a citywide inventory of the trees in Springfield and the benefits they produce.
doc-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-carp-2846.pdf

doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-2997.pdf

Guide to Equitable Community-Drive Climate Preparedness Planning
A new resource prepared for the Urban Sustainability Director's Network that explored climate planning from an equitable, community-driven perspective.
doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-2997.pdf

doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-3182.pdf

Proposed Mason Square Grocery Store Energy Assessment
This document assess that estimated energy load and feasibility for solar at the proposed Mason Square grocery store.
doc-strong-healthy-just-springfield-climate-action-resilience-plan-3182.pdf

The Town of Holland's Hazard Mitigation Plan was completed to help the Town assess the risks faced from natural hazards, identify action steps that can be taken to prevent damage to property and loss of life, and prioritize funding for mitigation efforts.

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HollandHMP2016.pdf

Town of Holland Hazard Mitigation Plan
Holland's adopted 2016 Hazard Mitigation Plan
HollandHMP2016.pdf

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