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COVID-19 Resources Page

Monadnock Vital Economies

Video of Hinsdale Brattleboro Existing Bridges Forum Oct. 15, 2020

Accompanying survey.

Plan for Ashuelot Rail Trail: A Pilot Project

Highlights Newsletter

September 2020

Highlights Archive



SWRPC Meetings

November 10

The SWRPC Board of Directors will meet at 3:00. To join the Zoom meeting via computer please click: http://bit.ly/Nov10BOD20

To join via phone please call 646 558 8656

Meeting ID: 851 7347 2349

Passcode: 791891

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

For more information please contact Becky Baldwin of SWRPC staff.


Other Meetings

October 28

The Temple Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Work Group will meet at 4:30. To join the Zoom meeting please click:


To join via phone please call (646) 558-8656.

Meeting ID: 825 3341 6428

Passcode: 825869

For assistance logging please contact Rich Clough of SWRPC staff.

For more information please contact Lisa Murphy 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 please click here

To learn about the Greater Keene Air Quality Education and Outreach Campaign please click here.

To learn about the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant decommissioning process please click here

Commission Highlights Archive 2016



January 2016

  • Winter Commission Meeting February 16, 2016
  • Planning Assistance Opportunity
  • Pedestrian Infrastructure Assessments Completed
  • Community Development Block Grant Opportunity
  • Benchmarking Energy Use:  Do You Know Where Your Energy Use Is?
  • Northeast Energy Direct Update
  • NH Wildlife Action Plan 2015 Workshop March 8, 2016

February 2016

  • Regional Transportation Forum
  • 2016 Winter Commission Meeting
  • The Power of Data
  • Community Development Block Grant Workshops
  • Local Master Plan Updates
  • Addressing Small Particle Air Pollution
  • Spring Season Hazards Reminder

March 2016

  • Promoting the Local Economy:  Upcoming Events
  • Regional Transportation Forum
  • SWRPC to Host Planning Workshop on April 27th
  • SWRPC's Advisory Committees Welcome New Members
  • Community Development Block Grant Opportunities

April 2016

  • 2016 Annual Meeting
  • Informational Session on Sign Ordinances and Accessory Dwelling Units
  • Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Incident Awareness Training
  • Tri-State Region Economic Development Stakeholders Meeting
  • Grants Available for Development of Recreational Trails
  • SWRPC and MAST Represented at the 2016 Annual Monadnock Earth Day Festival
  • 22nd Annual Planning and Zoning Conference

May 2016

  • 2016 Annual Meeting - June 14th
  • SWRPC Public Involvement Plan Released for Review
  • Bike to Work Day and Complete Streets Tour
  • Funding Available for Pedestrian and Bicycle Projects
  • Complete Streets Policy Workshop - June 24th
  • Tri-State Region Stakeholders Event
  • Brownfields Nominations Sought for Petroleum Contaminated Properties

June 2016

  • 2016 Annual Commission Meeting
  • Complete Streets Policy Development Workshop
  • Climate and Health Adaptation Plan
  • Incident Awareness Training
  • Planning Commission Welcomes Interns
  • City Express Transit Feed
  • Community Development Block Grant Implementation Workshop

July 2016

  • Brownfields Video
  • Complete Streets Demonstration and Policy Adoption
  • New NH DOT Road Safety Audit Application Process
  • Community Development Block Grant Applications
  • Hinsdale and Peterborough Receive Municipal Technical Assistance Grants
  • Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

August 2016

  • Regional Planning Public Involvement Plan Adopted
  • Complete Streets Updates
  • Prescribe for Health
  • 2016 Municipal Law Lecture Series
  • Brownfields Assessment Program Updates
  • Community Development Block Grant Funding  

September 2016

  • SWRPC Fall Commission Meeting/Brownfields Forum
  • Accessory Dwelling Unit Model Ordinance
  • Updated Community Transportation Directory
  • Economic Development Asset Mapping Session
  • Complete Streets Event
  • Transportation Need and Demand
  • Local Land Use Planning for Pipeline Safety

October 2016

  • SWRPC Brownfields Assessment Program Forum
  • Discussion on NH's Energy Future
  • Vermont Yankee Facility Closure-Lessons Learned
  • Regional Planner Training Session
  • 2016 Regional Transportation Improvement Program
  • Southwest New Hampshire Asset Mapping Exercise

November 2016

  • Seeking Brownfields Nominations
  • UNH T2 Training: Treating Pavement Beyond Preservation
  • Community Event: From Hurricane to Climate Change
  • Energy Planning Workshop
  • Solicitation of Transportation Projects
  • Community Development Block Grant Workshops
  • MAST 2017 Annual Meeting

December 2016

  • MAST 2017 Annual Meeting
  • Air Quality Workshop
  • Regional Transportation Improvement Program
  • Carsharing in the Monadnock Region
  • Local Master Plan Updates
  • Community Development Block Grant Training
  • SWRPC Applies for Additional Brownfields Support
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan Updates