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
6-Town Municipal IT Assessment
District Local Technical Assistance (DLTA)
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.
PVPC worked with the Town of Pelham on zoning changes to enable the development of a village center in West Pelham. This project was active from 2015-2016. It was funded by District Local Technical Assistance
PVPC is working with the Planning Board of the Town of Williamsburg to implement zoning changes that have been recommended in past planning studies. The project is funded by the District Local Technical Assistance Program for the 2017 calendar year.
Rural Economic Development Director
Community Compact Cabinet Program
MA Efficiency & Regionalization Grant
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.
In 2004, the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission initiated a campaign to advocate for sustainable, renewable energy production in Hampshire and Hamden Counties.
Home MPG (miles per gallon) was a community-based energy saving initiative within the Mass Save® home energy services program.
Since 2011, PVPC has participated in four rounds of technical assistance from the MA DOER to assist member municipalities to achieve Green Community certification.