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SWRPC Meetings

June 16

The SWRPC Annual Commission Meeting will be at 3:00 p.m.  To join the Zoom meeting via computer please click:

https://bit.ly/june20AnCoMtg

To join via phone please dial: (646) 558-8656

Meeting ID: 860 5952 0682

Password: 897111

To join via toll free number please dial: (888)475-4499

For assistance logging in please contact Rich Clough of SWRPC staff.

For more information please contact Becky Baldwin of SWRPC staff.

Since there will be a need for a roll call vote Board Members and Commissioners are asked to register in advance by emailing admin@swrpc.org.

June 29

The SWRPC Transportation Advisory Committee will meet at 2:00 p.m.  To join the Zoom meeting please click:  https://bit.ly/june20TACMtg

To join via phone please dial: (646)558-8656

Meeting ID: 895 6954 1003  Password: 431076

Or dial toll-free: (888) 475-4499

For assistance logging in please contact Rich Clough of SWRPC staff.

For more information please contact J. B. Mack of SWRPC staff.

 

Other Meetings

June 8

The Monadnock Broadband Group will meet at 1:00 p.m.

To join the Zoom meeting please click:

https://bit.ly/June20MBGmtg

To join via phone please dial: (646) 558-8656

Meeting ID: 815 5588 0246

Password: 317503

To join via toll free number please call (888) 475-4499

For assistance logging in please contact Rich Clough of SWRPC staff.

For more information please contact Henry Underwood of SWRPC staff.

 

Items of Interest

The Regional Public Involvement Plan for Southwest New Hampshire has been adopted and released. To view the plan, please click here.

For NH planning events, see the NH Office of Strategic Initiatives Events Calendar.

Discover more about Granite State Future.

Municipal Survey Report

To learn about Monadnock Region Future: A Plan for Southwest New Hampshire visit

To learn about the Greater Keene Air Quality Education and Outreach Campaign visit.

To learn about the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant decommissioning process visit

Complete Streets Policy Development Workshop (Free)

 Sponsored by the Southwest Region Planning Commission

 

Date: Friday, June 24, 2016

Location: Samuel E. Paul Community Center, 61 South St., Troy, NH

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

 For a PDF version of the flyer, click here.

Overview

Complete Streets policies help communities routinely create and maintain street networks that are safe and convenient for all users, including motorists, pedestrians, people on bikes, the elderly, and more. For more information about Complete Streets, please visit the National Complete Streets Coaltion website.

 

This free workshop will engage community leaders and public officials in a discussion about how to craft an effective Complete Streets policy that meets the unique needs of each community. Participants will:

  • Examine current policies and practices related to Complete Streets;
  • Consider policy types and the 10 recommended elements of effective Complete Streets policies;
  • Identify Complete Streets goals and performance measures for your community; and
  • Begin drafting a Complete Streets policy that meets your community's needs.

 

Agenda

*For a PDF of the agenda, click here.

 7:45 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
 8:15 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
 8:30 a.m. Complete Streets Overview
 9:00 a.m. Group exercise
 9:30 a.m. Ten Ideal Elements of a Complete Streets Policy
10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. Ten Ideal Elements of a Complete Streets Policy (Continued)
12:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)
12:30 p.m.        Panel Discussion: Hear from NH Communities that have adopted Complete Streets Policies
1:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
3:00 p.m. Complete Streets Implementation Resources
3:30 p.m. Adjourn

*Agenda subject to change

 

Location

The workshop will take place at the Samuel E. Paul Community Center located at 61 South Street in Troy, NH.

Instructors 

Emiko Atherton is the Director of the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America. As the Director, Emiko oversees the Coalition’s federal advocacy, communications, research, and technical assistance programs. She uses her expertise in transportation policy, public health, land use, economic development, and legislation to consult with communities across the United States on how to create better transportation networks. Emiko is an international voice on Complete Streets and speaks to audiences across the country about the value of this approach.

 

Rick Chellman, Principal, TND Engineering has more than 30 years experience in civil engineering, engineering consulting, traffic engineering and land surveying, land use regulations, and development planning. Rick has site planning, civil and forensic engineering, zoning, expert testimony, and land use experience throughout the United States and recently practiced in at least a dozen foreign countries, including China and Russia. In recent years, Rick has also worked extensively on the engineering and traffic engineering aspects of Traditional Neighborhood Development and New Urbanism, particularly in connection with the matters of street design, vehicular and human-powered traffic control, and external transportation connections. Rick has authored and co-authored numerous works on topics related to the traffic and transportation aspects of Traditional Neighborhood Development and New Urbanism design. Rick has also served on Tuftonboro, New Hampshire's Planning and Zoning Boards, as well as the Board of Selectmen.

 

Registration

Registration for this workshop has closed.  

 

Workshop Materials

  1. Attendee packet
  2. Presentation 1: Overview of Complete Streets
  3. Presentation 2: Elements of an Effective Policy
  4. Presentation 3: Complete Streets Design Tools