regional planning http://wamc.org en Berkshire County Planners Making List of Regional Economic Development Initiatives http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-county-planners-making-list-regional-economic-development-initiatives <p></p><p>Planners in Berkshire County are reaching out to organizations in the public and private sectors to request information on their upcoming economic development projects.</p><p></p><p>The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission is talking to private businesses, municipalities, non-profits, agencies, and others to collect data in order to update its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Priority Project List.</p> Fri, 03 May 2013 16:55:38 +0000 Lucas Willard 63814 at http://wamc.org Berkshire County Planners Making List of Regional Economic Development Initiatives Initial Results of Berkshire County Sustainability Study to be Revealed http://wamc.org/post/initial-results-berkshire-county-sustainability-study-be-revealed <p></p><p>Since 2011, planners in Berkshire County have been conducting &nbsp;a federally funded study of community sustainability. Now this week, &nbsp;the first set of findings are being released. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports…</p><p></p><p>The Sustainable Berkshires is a long-term plan, being developed by the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, is intended to help guide investment in private, public, and non-profit initiatives.</p><p>Nat Karns, Executive Director of the BRPC, says that the goal of the study starts with a simple question.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 20:00:41 +0000 Lucas Willard 53641 at http://wamc.org Initial Results of Berkshire County Sustainability Study to be Revealed Regional Planning Agency Observes 50th Anniversary http://wamc.org/post/regional-planning-agency-observes-50th-anniversary <p><font size="2">A relatively obscure agency created to help manage growth in part of western Massachusetts is marking 50 years of&nbsp; accomplishments. WAMC&#39;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.<br /> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 22:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 37416 at http://wamc.org Regional Planning Agency Observes 50th Anniversary