Due to time constraints around the winter holidays, the WestCOG Foundation has extended due dates to February 3rd, 2019 at 11:29 PM ET. Please see their website for more information and submission instructions.
WestCOG’s final newsletter for 2018 is here! Our monthly publication has news, project updates, grant opportunities, and events for the Region.
The WestCOG Foundation’s requested proposals are now due January 2nd, 2019. Please see the linked RFP page on the Foundation website for submission instructions.
The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum announces its 2018 Annual Meeting on December 6, 2018 at 10:30 am in Newark, New Jersey. For security purposes, please RSVP via Eventbrite at https://mapforum2018.eventbrite.com. The meeting agenda appears below. Please note that the meeting also will be available remotely as a webinar using the following link at the time of the meeting: https://njtpa.webex.com/njtpa/j.php?MTID=m045bc95e9a3fa05c9ee084a94d1139f9 .
This notice is available to download here.
2018 Annual Meeting of the Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum
December 6, 2018; 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
1085 Raymond Blvd, 17th Floor, Newark, New Jersey
Welcome and Introductions (10:30 am – 10:40 am) – Mary Ameen, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
Opening Remarks (10:40 am – 10:50 am) – Angel G. Estrada, Chair, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
Regional Issue: Sustainability Planning
Updates on the HUD Sustainable Communities Initiatives (10:50 am – 11:50 am)
Together North Jersey
New York-Connecticut Sustainable Communities Initiative
Other Sustainability Planning Examples
Lehigh Valley Planning Commission
Public Participation (11:50 am – 12:05 pm)
Organizational Issues (12:05 pm – 12:55 pm)
New MAP Forum Work Program
Work Program Overview
Roundtable Discussion of Multi-State Activities
Multi-State Freight Working Group
Next meeting and agenda items (12:55 pm – 1:00 pm) – Mary Ameen
Adjourn (no later than 1:00 pm)
The MAP Forum is a consortium of metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania that have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the coordination of planning activities in the multi-state metropolitan region.
The MAP Forum complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and federal Limited English Proficiency guidelines. If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, or translation services, please contact TRitter@njtpa.org no later than 72 hours prior to the meeting.
The WestCOG Foundation, Inc. is seeking qualified Vendor(s) who have expertise with IT, CAMA, and GIS to create effective parcel data for communities without data and to support and manage a Regional GIS CAMA and Parcel View system (Regional GIS) for the Region. This project is the initial phase in a multi-year effort to support regional cooperation and efficiencies. Continue reading The WestCOG Foundation is currently seeking proposals
WestCOG’s November 2018 Newsletter is now available. This monthly publication has news, project updates, grant opportunities, and events for the Region.
Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
- For evaluation and development of a regional health insurance collaborative for municipal employees in participating groups in the
Western Connecticut Planning Region.
- For a feasibility study and implementation plan for
modernization of selected municipal processes.