RFP – MVP2.0 – Town of Maynard

The Town of Maynard has been awarded an MVP 2.0 Grant and is seeking proposals from qualified vendors to assist the town with a social-equity centered approach to addressing climate change. The full RFP document and details can be found on the Town of Maynard website: https://www.townofmaynard-ma.gov/Bids.aspx You can find more information about the new MVP 2.0 program (MVP stands for Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness) on the program’s webpage here.

Transportation Planner 2 – Connecticut DOT

We are looking to hire an Transportation Planner 2 for Environmental Compliance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) in Newington, CT.   This recruitment is accepting applications through 12/5/23 at 11:59 p.m. You can find more information and apply directly via the job posting.

Senior Comprehensive Planner – SRPEDD

The Southeast Regional Planning & Economic Development District is looking for a Senior Comprehensive Planner.  The position works under the supervision of the Comprehensive Planning Manager, with potential tasks also to be completed for the Transportation Planning Manager, the Environmental Planning Manager, and other Departmental Directors. The Senior Comprehensive Planner will apply his/her technical expertise, knowledge of zoning, public policy, and planning best practices to the diverse work program of a busy and growing Regional … Read more

Green Building Zoning Intern – City of Cambridge

Rate $18.41 per hour ABOUT THE ROLE: This Green Building Zoning Intern position is within the Division of Zoning and Development (Z&D) of CDD. The Zoning and Development (Z&D) Division of CDD is responsible for work in the areas of land use planning and urban development, including reviewing major development projects by the Planning Board and studying zoning strategies to advance the City’s planning and policy goals. Part of Z&D’s responsibilities include the administration of the Green Building requirements set forth … Read more

Town Planner – Town of Cumberland, RI

The Cumberland Planning Department seeks a full-time Town Planner. The salary for this 35 hour per week position is $55,000 with excellent benefits. There is an opportunity for salary review after six months. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Town Planner plays an integral role in the operations of the Planning Department under the direction of the Director and provides a wide range of development and land use planning activities. The Town Planner supports projects related to … Read more

Advocacy Planning, Ethics, and the Unfinished Business of Planning

What is advocacy planning, how does it relate to current DEI efforts, and how does it influence the obligation of planners today to serve the public and do the right thing?  Join Consulting Planners of Mass. for a panel discussion Wed., Nov. 29 at 5:00 p.m. with urban planners: Daphne Politis, FAICP, David Lee, FAIA, Ken Reardon and Pedro Soto. This session is in-person with hybrid option. Light dinner. Small fee to attend but FREE for … Read more

RFP- Historic Property Inventory – Town of Harwich

The Town of Harwich seeks proposals from qualified vendors to provide the Town with an inventory of Historic Property.  Homes and buildings were inventoried on the Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System Form B for architectural analysis, however the Historical Narrative was not completed.  We are looking for proposals for this work to be completed so we can submit the inventory to the Massachusetts Historical Commission for inclusion to the Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System. The … Read more

Volunteers needed to serve on the APA-MA Board of Directors!

APA-MA has a volunteer opportunity to serve on the APA-MA Board of Directors:  Greater Boston Regional Representative. Learn more about these positions by reviewing the APA-MA Bylaws or contacting us at communications@apa-ma.org. The Board of Directors typically meets monthly via Zoom. This is a great opportunity to serve your fellow planners in Massachusetts! Interested? If so, please forward a brief letter of introduction together with a bio or resume to communications@apa-ma.org. Thank you!

RFP – Inclusionary Zoning Market Feasibility Study – Town of Upton

The Town of Upton has received $30,000 in grant funds from the Massachusetts Community Planning Grant. The grant funds were approved to provide the Town professional services for an Inclusionary Zoning Market Feasibility Study and technical assistance pursuant to the requirements of the MBTA Communities MGL Chapter 40A Section 3A guidelines provided by EHOLC. The Town is soliciting quotes for the following services: Inclusionary Zoning Economic Feasibility Analysis. The Town seeks the services of a … Read more

Massachusetts Planning – Fall 2023!

Here’s the Fall 2023 Issue of Massachusetts Planning!  We hope you enjoy this issue and find the articles interesting, informative and useful.  As always, your comments and suggestions are always welcome! Stay tuned for another edition of Massachusetts Planning coming in the Winter of 2024!