District Local Technical Assistance 2024

The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) is soliciting eligible projects from its member communities to receive technical assistance under the 2024 District Local Technical Assistance (DLTA) program. Under this program, BRPC staff provides technical assistance to communities, at no cost to the community, on eligible projects. Full solicitation.  Click here for a DLTA 24 Fillable Application due Friday, January 26, 2024.

Pittsfield City Council Received an Update on Digital Equity Study

The Pittsfield City Council received an update on a digital equity study underway in the community.

Josh Landes, WAMC Northeast Public Radio

ArtWeek Berkshires 2023

ArtWeek Berkshires returns for its third year, with more than 100 events planned for the weeklong celebration of the arts, running Oct. 14-22.

Article link here.

Kusik Award Nominations Sought

Nominations for the Kusik Award that recognizes projects, groups, or individuals who have made outstanding contributions to planning in Berkshire County are being sought.

Economic Development Plan Regional Session

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Economic Development (EOED) is creating a new economic development plan for the state & will be conducting a Regional Planning Session tour in spring and summer of 2023. A Berkshire session is in the process of being scheduled.

Introduction to the Zoning Act

CPTC Webinar Series, Introduction to the Zoning Act
Tuesday, May 23, 5:30 pm

This is a great opportunity for newly elected Planning Board members.  The Spring – Summer CPTC Webinar Series begins with the workshop, Introduction to the Zoning Act. This workshop is aimed at newer Planning Board and Board of Appeals members