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CITY OF BROCKTON DIRECTOR, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING   The City of Brockton seeks an individual to develop and implement economic development strategies and manage municipal planning and zoning functions. This is a new position critically important to the economic growth and development of the City of Brockton. The Director will manage, administer, and coordinate Read More

posted by MAPDAdmin on April 15, 2014

June 5th & 6th – Register for MAPD Annual Conference

Hi, all – This year’s conference sessions and registration form (with hotel information) are posted on the events page.  We look forward to seeing you at this year’s annual conference.  Thank you to our volunteer session presenters and moderators, and our sponsors: Beals + Thomas Brown & Brown PC Howard/Stein-Hudson Associates, Inc. RKG Associates, Inc. Read More

posted by MAPDAdmin on April 3, 2014

Job Posting DHCD

Agency Name: Dept. of Housing and Community Development Official Title: Program Coordinator III Functional Title: Federal Grants Compliance Coordinator Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time Salary Range: $54,945.80 to $79,658.54 Annually Bargaining Unit: 06 Shift: Day Number Of Vacancies: 1 City/Town: Boston Facility Location: 100 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114 Application Deadline: 04-16-2014 Apply Online: No Posting Read More

posted by MAPDAdmin on March 19, 2014

MAPD Conference Room Reservations

MAPD Conference June 5th and 6th Amherst, MA, Reserve your room NOW!! The Lord Jeffery Inn A block of rooms has been reserved for June 4th and 5th.  Call 413-256-8200 to make a reservation.  Tell them you are with Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors.   Rates: 2 double bed rooms       $112.00 1 Queen bed                      $102.00   Deadline for reservations Read More

Planners and Board members in Massachusetts are advised to review the following Interagency Agreement that went into effect in January 2014 and was recently made available online: http://www.mass.gov/hed/docs/dhcd/hd/fair/familyhousinginteragencyagreement.pdf The Interagency Agreement is by and between the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, acting by and through its Department of Housing and Community Development (“DHCD”), the Massachusetts Housing Partnership Read More

New 40R Smart Growth Zoning Regulations went into effect in November 2013. MAPD has made this PDF version of the revised regulations available online: 760 CMR 59 Amended – effective 11-22-2013 MAPD is considering undertaking training regarding what differs between the pre-2014 Regulations and those in effect now.

posted by MAPDAdmin on February 20, 2014

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Seasonal Employment Opportunity

Seasonal Watershed Preservation Restriction Stewardship Assistant Planning Assistant   This position is funded from trust funds collected from various sources. Duties: About the Department of Conservation and Recreation: The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and Read More

posted by MAPDAdmin on February 18, 2014

CPTC Annual Conference Brochure in PDF Format

The 2014 Citizen Planner Training Collaborative Annual Conference session topics and registration information is available here! CPTC Conference Brochure – FINAL Deadline to RSVP is Friday, March 7 at midnight. Please share this program with Board members in your community!  

posted by MAPDAdmin on February 14, 2014

February Lunch Meeting

FEBRUARY MEETING NOTICE WHEN:            FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014 12:00pm Social/12:30 pm Lunch/1:15 Presentations   WHERE:Portland Pie Company 54 Haven Street Reading, MA (781) 670-9000   TOPIC:           EMS, ESCO, EiEiO Performance Contracting for Energy Savings   Energy Management Service (EMS) is a type of performance contract used , to install energy efficient facility improvements, with no Read More

posted by MAPDAdmin on February 2, 2014

2014 MAPD Annual Conference

June 5th and 6th – Please Save these Dates The Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors (MAPD) Annual Conference will be held on Thursday June 5 and Friday June 6. This year we are returning to Amherst, Massachusetts and to the recently renovated Lord Jeffery Inn in downtown.  In addition to a local focus, we will Read More