Squindo and Strange are on a town committee working with the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission to meet the AARP’s requirements for an Age-Friendly Community.
The town’s Master Plan Steering Committee is underway and working with the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) to determine in what direction the town will be moving over the next few years. With funding through a grant, the PVPC has contracted with Barrett Consulting for help with planning. McNally told the council there will be a public outreach session on Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to receive opinions from residents on what should be in Master Plan.
The Springfield Republican: Pioneer Valley Planning Commission to share COVID impact with Amherst Council, Planning Board
Douglas Halla data manager and analyst with the PVPC, and part of the agency’s policy center working group, will be making the presentation.
Senior planner for the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, John O’Leary, who also serves as the town’s project manager for their FY19 CBDG program gave some updates on how the program had been used throughout the year. He said the town had received $550,000 during the FY19 year from the Department of Housing and Urban Development for two programs.
The Granby Selectboard heard from the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission about the upcom-ing task of integrating cli-mate resilience into a master plan through a Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness grant.
The Springfield Republican: Housing court judge and longtime West Springfield town counsel Edward Peck dead at 104
He was one of the founding members of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission in 1962 and served as the commission chairman afterward.
As part of the Mass in Motion program, West Springfield has partnered with the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) to conduct a food survey across the city.
Daily Hampshire Gazette: Northampton Housing Partnership: The role of rental agencies needs examining
Last year, a comprehensive report called “Unlocking Opportunity: An Assessment of Barriers to Fair Housing in Northampton,” was prepared by the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission.
Kimberly Robinson, executive director of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, urged the study team on Wednesday to examine broader economic development effects the rail expansion could carry.
Kimberly H. Robinson & T4MA's Chris Dempsey: Congress must support additional transit funding to protect public health
The federal government must support transit services to continue to support our economic recovery, transport essential workers, and provide access to public transit for residents across all of Massachusetts.