NEWS

SRPEDD's Zoom

SRPEDD's Assistant Director of Enviornmental Programs, Helen Zincavage, guides you through Zoom. Stay tuned for more "how to" videos for online civic engagement during this moment of "social distancing."

Public Comment Period & Remote Mtg for Amendments to the FFY2020 year of the FFY2020-2024 TIP for GATRA


PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lisa Estrela-Pedro lestrela@srpedd.org for more info.SRPEDD Announces an abbreviated 15-day Public Comment Period and a Remote Public Meeting to hear comments for an amendment to the FFY2020 year of the FFY2020-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) concerning GATRA transit funds.

March 27, 2020 – There is a proposed amendment, named Amendment #4, to the FFY2020 year of the FFY2020-2024 TIP that concerns a Workforce Transit Grant to the Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA), for an expansion of the MassTransit Pilot Program GATRA Go, into nighttime hours to Patriot Place. This is an app-based transportation service, much like Uber.The TIP is the programming document listing all federally funded road and bridge projects in the region and all transit projects for both the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (SRTA) and the Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA). The TIP lists all highway and transit projects in the 27 SRPEDD communities to be funded through the year 2024.
A public meeting to hear comments and concerns on these amendments will be held remotely on Thursday, April 2 at 4 PM based on the state of emergency in Massachusetts. Everyone is welcome to attend, ask questions and offer comments. The meeting will be conducted through the Microsoft ZOOM APP. This link provides the information to allow participants to connect to the meeting through a computer, smart phone or regular telephone. https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/categories/200101697 . This is the direct link to the meeting https://zoom.us/j/715498161 . We ask for patience while we work out the issues with this new meeting process.
This amendment will become final on April 21, 2020 at the next SMMPO meeting.Click here for the amendments.

The TIP document and the proposed amendment can be found on SRPEDD’s website at www.srpedd.org for review.

Comments are encouraged and if attendance at the above mentioned public meeting is not possible, may be offered by a variety of methods including:

E-mail at lestrela@srpedd.org;
Phone at 508 824-1367 x236 (dial 711 to use MassRelay); Fax at 508 823-1803;
Our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SRPEDD;
On Twitter @SRPEDD_NEWS https://twitter.com/SRPEDD_NEWS?lang=en; or
By postal mail to: 88 Broadway, Taunton, MA 02780.

SRPEDD Annual Awards: Request for Nominations


2020 SRPEDD ANNUAL
SPECIAL RECOGNITION AND COMMISSION AWARDS

REQUEST FOR NOMINATIONS

As has long been the tradition, for presentation at the SRPEDD Annual Meeting the fourth Wednesday of May—and tentatively scheduled to be held at White’s of Westport this year, albeit with ultimate scheduling dependent upon the status of the COVID-19 health situation—the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District (SRPEDD) Commission has recognized individuals and organizations from across Southeastern Massachusetts that have made a difference in advancing the agency and region, and once again, solicits your assistance in identifying this year’s awardees. Awards are given in two categories: Special Recognition and Commission Awards (of which there are two types of the latter).

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS

Special Recognition - honors a person, area business or community organization for specific contribution(s) to SRPEDD, the region, or field of planning or economic development;

COMMISSION AWARDS


Commissioner of the Year -
given to a present SRPEDD Commission member for specific and recent contribution(s) to SRPEDD, and/or to the advancement of regionalism over the past year;

Distinguished Service - given to a former or present SRPEDD Commissioner for leadership and outstanding service to SRPEDD, in honor and acknowledgment of a range/extended body of contributions.

All three awards represent a unique opportunity to recognize someone in your community for their noteworthy contribution(s) to the region, in the case of the Special Recognition Awards, be they elected officials, citizen volunteers, advocates, educators, non-profit or business leaders; and in the case of the Commission of the Year or Distinguished Service Awards, be they present or former and present Commissioners, respectively.


Nominations must be received at SRPEDD by April 16, 2020 in order for the Awards

Committee to review and decide on this year’s awardees, for presentation at the upcoming Annual Meeting tentatively slated for May 27, 2020.

Please email, fax or post your completed form to:

    88 Broadway, Taunton, MA 02780
    or (508) 823-1803 fax

    Questions? Please contact Jeffrey Walker or Stacy Royer.
    Tel: 508-824-1367/Email: info@srpedd.orgPlease click here to access the form. (PDF version)
    Please click here to access the form. (Word version)

    SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) Now Available Statewide


    March 23, 2020 - https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USSBA/bulletins/2823dacPlease be advised that Massachusetts received approval for the disaster declaration statewide for small businesses and private non-profits to apply for the SBA EIDL loan program. Please visit the SBA's Disaster guidance web page: www.sba.gov/disaster Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications to mail in forms at: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov for more information on SBA disaster assistance. Individuals who need language assistance, may ask for an interpreter once you call in and reach a customer service specialist. Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing may call (800) 877-8339. Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

    21 Day Comment Period for Amendment #2 to the FFY20-24 TIP


    PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Estrela-Pedro lestrela@srpedd.org for more info.SRPEDD Announces a 21-day Public Comment Period and Public Meeting to hear comments for an amendment to the FFY2020 year of the FFY2020-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) concerning transit funds.November 19, 2019 – There is a proposed amendment, named Amendment #2, to the FFY2020 year of the FFY2020-2024 TIP that concerns an addition of a new Mobility Management project for the Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA).The TIP is the programming document listing all federally funded road and bridge projects in the region and all transit projects for both the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (SRTA) and the Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA). The TIP lists all projects in the 27 SRPEDD communities to be funded through the year 2024.A public meeting to hear comments and concerns on these amendments will be held at SRPEDD, located at 88 Broadway in Taunton, MA on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 4 PM. Everyone is welcome to attend, ask questions and offer comments.The TIP document and the proposed amendment can be found on SRPEDD’s website at www.srpedd.org for review. Comments are encouraged and if attendance at the above mentioned public meeting is not possible, may be offered by a variety of methods including:E-mail at lestrela@srpedd.org;
    Phone at 508 824-1367 x236 (dial 711 to use MassRelay); Fax at 508 823-1803;
    Our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SRPEDD;
    On Twitter @SRPEDD_NEWS https://twitter.com/SRPEDD_NEWS?lang=en; or by postal mail or in person at our office located at 88 Broadway, Taunton, MA 02780.Click below for the document.FFY20-24 TIP Proposed Amendment #2

     

     

    ARCHIVES - past 30 days

    View All Archives

    Website powered by Blue LAN Group's KNOWare™ CMS • Designed by Milestone