Town of Groton
Meeting Notice

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

Montachusett Metropolitan Planning Organization Meeting

Wednesday, December 15 2021 at 1:00 PM
Other: See Agenda, Specified in Agenda ,

This meeting was posted Thursday, December 9 2021 at 3:18 PM


1:00 PM
This Meeting Will Be Conducted Remotely Via
Connection information is below.
I. Introduction 1:00 p.m.
II. Public Comments 1:05 p.m.
III. Approval of July 21, 2021 Minutes 1:10 p.m.
IV. Montachusett FFY 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) 1:15 p.m.
- Review and Discussion of Potential Transit Amendments/Adjustments
- MPO Action Related to Potential Amendment/Adjustment
V. FFY 2021 UPWP Project Presentations 1:30 p.m.
- Sterling Walkability Study Presentation
- Townsend Rt 119/Canal St/Elm St Intersection Analysis Presentation
VI. MPO Meeting Schedule and Process 1:50 p.m.
- Review and Discussion of Upcoming Schedule and New MRPC Meeting Procedures
VII. Montachusett FFY 2023-2027 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) 2:05 p.m.
- Review of Development Schedule for the Next TIP
VIII. Updates 2:20 p.m.
- MassDOT Highway Division
- Transit
- Montachusett Joint Transportation Committee (MJTC)
- Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC)
IX. Administrative Matters 2:25 p.m.
- Next MPO Meeting
X. Adjournment 2:30 p.m.
Cc: City & Town Clerks: Please post this notice pursuant to MA General Laws, Chapter 30A, Section 18-25.
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Posted: 12/8/2021 12:00 PM
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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: MPO December 15, 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.