Video: Solid Waste Task Force Hears from Haulers

Here is a blip.tv video of the 12/20/10 meeting of Northampton’s Solid Waste Reduction and Management Task Force. This video is 2 hours 16 minutes long, and is complete except for brief gaps for camera changeover around the one and two hour marks. The recording was made by Craig Odgers of Water Not Waste. Here […]

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Video: Zoning Revisions Committee Discusses Densifying Infill Areas

Here is a complete blip.tv video of the 12/15/10 meeting of Northampton’s Zoning Revisions Committee. This recording is 1 hour 56 minutes long and was made by Adam Cohen. Here are documents that the committee discussed: Proposed Revisions to Home Occupation Zoning in Northampton Proposed Language for Infill Special Permit in Northampton Zoning Zoning: Dimensions […]

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Videos: Agricultural Commission Debates Open Space Plan, Keep Farming Survey

Here is a complete blip.tv video recording in two segments of the 12/13/10 meeting of Northampton’s Agricultural Commission. Segment 1 is 60 minutes long. Segment 2 is 1 hour 49 minutes long. These recordings were made by Adam Cohen.In Segment 1, the commissioners discuss the new city Open Space Plan (PDF) that appears on its way […]

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December 27: Vigil To Remember Fires

The Ward 3 Neighborhood Association announces: To: Members of the Ward 3 Neighborhood AssociationRe: One-Year Anniversary of the Ward 3 FiresFrom: Jerry Budgar, PresidentDecember 27 marks the one-year anniversary of the horrible fires that ravaged Ward 3 last year, and the Ward 3 Neighborhood Association, in conjunction with the City of Northampton, is sponsoring a […]

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Video and Minutes: Charter Review Public Forum

Here is a complete blip.tv video of the 12/8/10 meeting of Northampton’s Charter Review Committee. This committee began with a public forum. Four members of the public attended: Wendy Foxmyn, Steve Herrell, John Lind, and NSNA’s videographer, Adam Cohen. All committee members were present except for Ward 5 City Councilor David Murphy. This video is 1 hour 56 […]

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Video: Solid Waste Reduction & Management Task Force, December 6, 2010

Here is a blip.tv video of the 12/6/10 meeting of Northampton’s Solid Waste Reduction & Management Task Force. The video is 2 hours 3 minutes long and was recorded by Craig Odgers. It is complete except for a gap of a couple of minutes after the first hour for camera changeover. See also: Video: First […]

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Bob Reckman States Position on Rear Setback Requirements

In a December 5 message to Paradise City Forum, Zoning Revisions Committee member Bob Reckman stated his position on rear setback requirements on King Street. These setbacks are part of the regulations that buffer commercial properties from residential. Although I appreciate the public service that Mr. Adam Cohen offers our citizens by providing video records […]

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Next American City: “How Hyperlocal Media Are Taking Urban Planning to the Streets”

Next American City welcomes the proliferation of hyperlocal media in the Washington, DC area: Washington’s dozens of hyperlocal online news sources—those that cover a narrower audience than traditional media outlets, whether a neighborhood or just a portion of it—are filling important information gaps left by mainstream media. As local print newspapers have folded and news […]

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Videos: King Street Zoning Workshop and Planning Board, December 2, 2010

Here are complete blip.tv videos of the 12/2/02 meeting of the King Street Zoning Workshop Subcommittee (2h 14m) and the Planning Board meeting (1h 26m) that immediately followed it. The workshop was recorded by Mary Likins, and the Planning Board meeting was recorded by Lachlan Ziegler. Click for the meeting agendas.While there will be future meetings for the public […]

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