Archive | February, 2017

How to Avoid Home Electrical Accidents

Most electrical hazards can be prevented with common sense and good wiring.  For most people, preventing an electrical accident means not plugging too many things into a feeble extension cord or not using a hair dryer while taking a bath.  While these are valid and important precautions, there are many other potential home electrical safety hazards.

Follow the link below for important information from the FRCOG’s Electrical Inspector, Tom McDonald, about some of the most common causes of electrical accidents which will help you appreciate the considerable power – and potential danger – of electricity and how to use this power safely.

Avoiding Home Electrical Accidents

Public Review of the Draft Amendment to the 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program Highway List

The Franklin County Transportation Planning Organization approved the release of a Draft Amendment to the 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program Highway List for public review and comment on January 31, 2017. There will be a  30-day comment period from Friday, February 3 through Sunday, March 5, 2017. Please provide any comments to Laurie Scarbrough by email at lscarbrough@frcog.org or by mail to 12 Olive Street, Suite 2, Greenfield, MA 01301.

2017-2021 FCTPO TIP Highway Amendment 1

 

Public Comment Period Open for Updated Unified Planning Work Program and Public Participation Plan

The Franklin County Transportation Planning Organization (FCTPO) approved the release of an updated 2017 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) and updated Public Participation Plan (PPP) for public comment. There will be a 30-day public comment period for the UPWP from Friday, February 3 to Sunday,  March 5, 2017.  There will be a 45-day public comment period for the PPP from Friday, February 3 to Monday, March 20, 2017. Please provide any comments to Megan Rhodes by email at mrhodes@frcog.org or by mail at 12 Olive Street, Suite 2, Greenfield MA 01301.

Franklin Region 2017 UPWP Proposed Amendment 1-31-17

FCTPO PPP Amendment 1-31-17 draft