Town of Groton
Meeting Notice

Town Clerk
173 Main Street
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-1100

Montachusett Joint Transportation Committee Meeting

Wednesday, August 11 2021 at 2:30 PM
Other: See Agenda, Specified in Agenda ,

This meeting was posted Thursday, August 5 2021 at 10:36 AM


Wednesday, August 11, 2021
2:30 PM
This Meeting Will Be Conducted Remotely Via Connection information is below.
I. Introduction 2:30 p.m.
II. Public Comments 2:35 p.m.
III. Approval of June9, 2021 Minutes 2:40 p.m.
IV. Election of Officers 2:45 p.m.
− Nominees Chair – Nicolas Bosonetto, Fitchburg
Vice Chair – Dick Kilhart, Athol
Secretary – Guy Corbosiero, Winchendon
V. Regional Demographic and RAISE Grant Application Updates 2:55 p.m.
VI. Northern Tier Rail Study 3:10 p.m.
− Discussion Related to Initial Study Meeting
VII. Future MJTC Meeting Format Discussion 3:25 p.m.
− New MRPC Public Meeting Procedures & MJTC Application
VIII. Contract Status Reports 3:40 p.m.
a. Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
b. Regional Transit Authority (RTA)
c. Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) 3C
IX. Administrative Matters 3:55 p.m.
− Next MJTC Meeting
X. Adjournment 4:00 p.m.
Cc: City & Town Clerks: Please post this notice pursuant to MA General Laws, Chapter 30A, Sections 18-25.
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Posted: 8/4/2021 12:00 PM
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1. In accordance with the Open Meeting Law, potential meeting participants are able to register throughout the duration of a posted public meeting.
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• Meetings of the Commissioners of the Montachusett Regional Planning Commission
• Montachusett Metropolitan Planning Organization (MMPO)
• Montachusett Joint Transportation Committee (MJTC)
• Montachusett Economic Development District and Montachusett Region Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee (MEDD/MRCEDS); and,
• Any and all other committee and subcommittee meetings of the MRPC and its public body affiliates.
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Handouts for the meeting can be found at: MJTC August 11, 2021

The listing of topics that the Chair reasonably anticipates will be discussed at the meeting is not intended as a guarantee of the topics that will have been discussed. Not all topics listed may in fact be discussed, and other topics not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.