Public has a chance to help shape sustainable economic development efforts in the Berkshires

Jul 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Story
  • What will the Berkshires be like in 2030?
  • How can we have a balanced year round economy?
  • How can we protect our many assets: historical, cultural and natural?
  • How will we meet our future energy needs?
  • How do we retain and attract our young people?
  • How do we build and maintain healthy neighborhoods?

These are some of the questions that will be addressed by  the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission in its upcoming public visioning sessions, which are a part of a long-term Regional Sustainability Plan for the Berkshires.

July 6, 2011: North Adams, All Saints Church, Summer St., 7-9 p.m.

July 12, 2011: Pittsfield, Berkshire Athenaeum Auditorium, Wendell Ave., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

July 13, 2011: Gt. Barrington, Fire Station, 37 State Road/Rte 7, 7-9 p.m.

For more information, contact Amy Kacala, BRPC: 413-442-1521, ext. 12/  akacala@bershireplanning.org

How can we have a balanced year-round economy? – one of the questions to be discussed at the public meetings.

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