MAPD has refreshed its topics pages with presentations from 2010 – 2014. Presentations include everything from 40b to renewable energy to historic preservation and are sorted both by year and by topic. Check it out by clicking on “events” or “resources” on the menu! These presentations may be downloaded or embedded in blog posts (please Read More
The Town of Maynard is looking for a Conservation Agent/Assistant Town Planner. The position is full-time, 40 hours a week, and supports administrative needs of the Conservation Commission and the efforts of natural resource protection for the entire community. This position also provides technical assistance to the Town Planner on conservation and land use concerns. Submissions Read More
The Call for Session is now open for the 2016 MAPD Annual Conference to be held in Hyannis at the Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center on May 19th and 20th. This year’s theme is Making It Happen. We will explore methods and case studies to assist planners in taking plans and projects from vision to Read More
Happy New Year! The 2016 MAPD Annual Conference is going to be May 19-20th in Hyannis, MA at the Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center. More information is coming soon – please check the Conference page and stay tuned for announcements via email!
On December 11th, join your friends at the American Planning Association, Massachusetts Chapter (APA-MA) & Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors (MAPD) as we celebrate the holiday season and honor innovative planning projects and professionals across Massachusetts. Catch up with colleagues, meet new friends and enjoy the holiday cheer at the Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Read More
We are pleased to announce the registration is OPEN for the 2015 MAPD Annual Conference! This year, we will hold the conference in Salem, MA on May 14th and 15th at the Salem Waterfront Hotel. Registration is due May 1st. Don’t miss out on this great event! To register and learn more about this conference, Read More
This is an invitation for session proposals for the Annual MAPD Conference to be held in Salem at the Salem Waterfront and Marina on May 14th and 15th. This year’s theme is Connecting People to Places. We will explore the attributes that make a “great place” and how planners can foster an environment where people can Read More
Hear ye, Hear ye! The Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors 2015 Annual Conference has been announced. This year, on May 14th and 15th, we will meet in historic Salem, MA at the Salem Waterfront Hotel and Marina. A Call for Sessions and our conference theme are coming shortly. Stay tuned and mark those calendars! This Read More
The Town of Wilmington is looking for a new Director of Planning and Conservation. The Director is responsible for the management of the Planning & Conservation Department and its staff. Ensures the best interests of the town are achieved through strategies, plans, programs, and outreach related to affordable housing, community and economic development, andconservation. The Read More
“Every family needs a home” Op-Ed on Boston Globe Podium, July 11 2014 Written by Angus Jennings, AICP, MAPD Board member and 2nd past president http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2014/07/11/podium-jennings/oiXWyvY66pHXkPISLw9jGJ/comments.html?p1=ArticleTab_Comments_Top
The American Planning Association has posted the approval of the Certification Maintenance credits for the 2014 MAPD Annual Conference held on June 5th and June 6th of this year.