LINKS

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TOWN and SCHOOL LINKS

“Age Friendly” Survey [Please take!]

Blueprint Bedford (set up by TPUDC-LLC in order to manage the Master Plan update process)

NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs) (these groups are private foundations and NGOs, unaccountable, unelected, not local, entities that are involved in directing your Town Council and Planners to promote urbanism)

Town Planning and Urban Development Consortium, LLC (a private company that works as a public relations firm promoting ‘new urbanism’)

The National Charrette Institute (Delphi technique used in groups to promote ideas and gain ‘consensus’)

Celebrations Associates (a private company that designed the TND Overlay district that was included in the 2010 Master Plan)

Southern NH Regional Planning Commission (SNHRPC) (Bedford is a member of this unelected board, pays dues with your tax dollars)

NH Association of Regional Planning Commissions (NARPC) (all 9)

New Hampshire Listens (group that runs Delphi sessions for Carsey Institute)

Carsey Institute Facilitator Training (using ACTORS) (NGO, private foundation)

Plan NH (foundation, NGO)

A Granite State Future (regionalism plan for NH, conducted by unelected RPCs)

American Planning Association (APA) (NGO)

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (federal agency that dispenses grants with requirements)

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) “Livable Communities Network” Program (NGO)

Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) (NGO)

UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Connection to New Urbanism

The Charter of the New Urbanism (NGO)

World Health Organization “Age Friendly World” Program (WHO) (NGO)

NH MEDIA LINKS

February 13, 2019 – Bedford’s bad example: Taxpayers need to be on guard now

February 3, 2019 – Town planners unhappy with modified design of Bedford apartment complex

February 1, 2019 – Bedford cinema receives green light from town planners

January 28, 2019 – Union Leader – Bedford officials seek funding for new town employees

January 3, 2019 – Union Leader – Developers for Bedford apartment project appeal density calculation

December 20, 2019 – Union Leader – Bedford bustling with development

December 6, 2018 – Union Leader – Several new positions requested for Bedford schools

November 14, 2018 – Union Leader – Bedford officials grant apartment developers access to school water and sewer

November 13, 2018 – Union Leader – Consultant hired to help envision Bedford’s future

October 11, 2018 – Union Leader – Apartment project ‘perks’ for school district raise eyebrows in Bedford

October 9, 2018 – Union Leader – Former Shorty’s in Bedford could be razed if density variance for apartment project is not granted

September 21, 2018 – Union Leader – Kindergarten enrollment on the rise in Bedford

September 14, 2018 – Union Leader – Need for senior center raised in Bedford

September 2, 2018 – Union Leader – Affluent Bedford alarmed by rapid development of 450 affordable apartments

August 30, 2018 – Union Leader – Developers defend plan to locate 120-unit apartment complex next to Bedford High School

August 19, 2018 – Union Leader – Apartment Plan Near High School Draws Opposition

August 9, 2018 – Union Leader – Committee recommends new police station, fire substation in Bedford

July 18, 2018 – Union Leader – Apartment complex proposed next to Bedford High School

Mar 11, 2018 – CNHT – Alton withdraws from Lakes Region Planning Commission

March 11, 2014 – Keene Sentinel – Rindge voters defeat controversial zoning amendments at town meeting

BRA LINKS

How to Submit a 91-A (Right to Know) Request

Bedford Residents Association Mailing List (opt-in, opt-out)

Bedford Residents Association Petition to Stop High-Density (ongoing)

SIMILAR SCRIPTS BEING USED EVERYWHERE

August 29, 2018 – Indiana Plans for a Vision

August 24, 2018 – Wisconsin’s Public Input Process

August 18, 2018 – Oregon Uses PPP Grants for Density Projects

August 17, 2018 – Tennessee Wants Re-Zoning

August 14, 2018 – Wisconsin Rural Lands to Mixed-Used

August 13, 2018 – Philly Bike Paths via Federal Grants