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Presentations from the Municipal Partnerships Conference

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Lt. Gov. Polito kicks off the conference to a standing-room only crowd of municipal officials.

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and the Massachusetts Association of Regional Planning Agencies hosted the Elevating Municipal Partnerships Conference in Worcester on 11/12/15.  For more information on the Community Compact program, click here.  Session presentations are available below:

Financial Management Best Practice Session Presentations:

MTWP Community Compact Conference Nov 2015
JOHN Budgeting Best Practices Presentation 11-12-15
SARAH Fiscal Management-Sarah Stanton-City of Salem
SEAN Slide for Muni Summit 11-2015

IT Best Practice Session Presentations:
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Nat_Ashland_coUrbanize Presentation
JerrardWhitten_RegionalCMMS11.2015

Housing and Economic Development Best Practice Session Presentations:
Athol Interactive Mapping
COM_RHSOs_Raitt_11_12_15
Presentation_Easthampton_110915

Regionalization Best Practice Session Presentations:
Regional Partnerships – Group Purchases – Holy Cross 2015
South County EMS Regionalization Presentation
For more information on sharing municipal services in Massachusetts, click here.

Transportation Best Practice Session Presentations:
2015-11-12 CrossTown Connect TMA Presentation
Beverly_Complete Streets

Energy and Environment

Climate Vulnerability Assessment, Quincy MA