The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Intermodal Transportation (GACIT) will hold 19 Public Hearings (see attached document for hearings times and dates) across New Hampshire to review and receive input on the update of the State’s Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan (2019-2028). The series of Public Hearings will begin on September 11th in Merrimack and conclude on October 26th in Manchester.
The purpose of these Public Hearings is to receive public comments/testimony on transportation projects and priorities included in the draft 2019-2028 Ten-Year Transportation Improvement Plan as recommended by the New Hampshire Department of Transportation to GACIT.
Those not able to attend the meetings can submit written testimony within 10 days of the completion of the Public Hearings. (no later than November 6, 2017 at 4:00 pm)
Written Comments should be addressed to:
William E. Watson, P.E.
Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance
New Hampshire Department of Transportation
John O. Morton Building, 7 Hazen Drive
P.O. Box 483
Concord, NH 03302-0483
Any individuals needing assistance or auxiliary communication equipment due to sensory impairment or other disability, should contact Sharon Allaire at (603) 271-3344, or NHDOT, P.O. Box 483, Concord, N.H. 03302-0483 - TDD access: Relay N.H. 1-800-735-2964.
Copies of any documents related to the Ten-Year Transportation Improvement Plan (2019-2028) will be available for review on the NHDOT website prior to the first Public Hearing: http://www.nh.gov/dot/org/projectdevelopment/planning/typ/index.htm or by contacting the Bureau of Planning & Community Assistance at the Department of Transportation (603-271-3344).
Calling all Madbury residents! Save the date for Wednesday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m., for a workshop on preparing for extreme weather. Share your concerns about 3 weather-related challenges – emergency preparedness, extreme precipitation/flooding, and drought/water supply – and join other community members in brainstorming actions to address these concerns. The event will be at the Madbury Town Hall from 6:30-9:00pm, and ice cream will be served.
Pre-registration is requested: http://tinyurl.com/Madburyworkshop. View the flyer: http://tinyurl.com/Madburyflyer. Contact Lisa Graichen if you have any questions (Lisa.Graichen@unh.edu, 603-862-2356).
Following the well-attended showing of the documentary 'Tidewater' in early August at the Hugh Gregg Coastal Center, Strafford Regional Planning Commission in conjunction with the Dover City Planning Department and Stratham representative to the Coastal Risks and Hazards Commission, Roger Stephenson, began planning to bring the film to Dover. You can watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQt-weNC-9A
On Monday, September 25th, at 6:30 p.m., the documentary will be shown at the Dover High School. The film explores how the military and all the surrounding municipalities are working towards solutions in the name of strengthening national security & enhancing economic prosperity. The movie will be followed by a panel addressing how Great Bay communities are preparing for increased precipitation and future flooding. The panel will feature SRPC Principal Planner Kyle Pimental, along with Stratham representative to the Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission Roger Stephenson, and other Coastal Adaptation Workgroup (CAW) members.
The registration link is here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tidewater-the-film-dover-premiere-tickets-37386633427?aff=NHCAW
A Climate Adaptation Chapter is being developed for the City of Dover's Master Plan, and they'd like your input on impacts to:
Energy, Food, Infrastructure, Healthy & Safety, Natural Resources, and Water Availability & Quality.
Two workshops will be held, one on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. and one on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Learn more by viewing the attached flyer.
Strafford Regional Planning Commission
150 Wakefield Street, Suite 12
Rochester, New Hampshire 03867
Tel: (603) 994-3500 Fax: (603)994-3504