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24 Oct 2018 • Northport Maine

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NNECAPA 2018 Registration is open!

  • 24 October 24-26 2018
    Point Lookout, Northport, Maine

Register now for the 2018 NNECAPA Conference on October 24 - 26 at Point Lookout in Northport, ME. Workshop session descriptions are available on the NNECAPA conference webpage if you wish to review them before making your registration selections.

NNECAPA Award Nominations Now Accepted!

Check out the criteria and nomination form

Check out our latest edition of our Granite State Planner newsletter!

APA Grant Opportunity:

American Planning Association (APA) is working with the Health Impact Project(HIP) to help planners use comprehensive plans for addressing issues related to health and equity. The selected communities will receive training and coaching on social determinants of health, health equity, and APA's Comprehensive Plan Standards for Sustaining Places. For more information please see here. Proposals are due by June 25, 2018. Contact Sagar Shah ( with any questions.

Thank you to those who attended NHPA's 2018 Spring Conference--May 31st and June 1st

Check out the full program.

The state’s second largest city played host to the NHPA Annual Conference this

year. The conference occurred Thursday May 31 and Friday June 1 at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Nashua. The event showcased developments in the Gate City, including a renewed focus on improvements downtown. Sessions will also highlight new urbanism techniques for municipalities small and large, unique financing options and form-based codes.

For more information see the 2018 Spring Conference page.

NNECAPA Planning Grants Available

NNECAPA is offering Planning grants for up to $1000. For more information check out the Grant Application!


Planners, here’s a great opportunity to hear and talk with one of the world’s leading planning practitioners.  And it’s free!  You only need to register, below. CM credits approved, too. 


Announcements and Notes:


SRPC will hold their Annual Luncheon on June 28. The meeting offers a great opportunity for landowners, trail enthusiasts, and municipal staff and volunteers to learn about what makes a good trail system, how a trail system becomes a reality, and how it is maintained after it's established. Learn more, or register on the event page.


Jeff Taylor Bean Pots to Bell Towers Fund  

Colleagues and friends of the late Jeff Taylor are creating a memorial fund to provide continuing support for the kinds of projects that benefited from his amazing creativity, energy and ability to bring diverse interests together. 

For more information about the fund and how you can contribute, see



NHDES' Potable Water Guide

The 2016 Potable  Water Guide  provides guidance to municipalities that wish to incorporate a refined definition of “potable water” into their building codes. For more information, contact Pierce Rigrod at NHDES (603) 271-0688

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