LINKS

All links mentioned in other areas on this website will be listed here.

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

[Note: We were advised the UL is upgrading its website and that missing articles should be available again soon.]

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

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

November 1, 2018 – $29.9 Million Budget Proposed for Bedford

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

October 9, 2018 – Developers Threaten Town of Bedford, Again

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

September 13, 2018 – Need for senior center raised in Bedford

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

August 29, 2018 – Developers defend plan to locate 120-unit apartment complex next to Bedford High School

August 18, 2018 – Union Leader – Apartment Plan Near High School Draws Opposition

August 8, 2018 – Committee recommends new police station, fire substation in Bedford

July 17, 2018 – Union Leader – Apartment complex proposed next to Bedford High School

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

March 11, 2014 – 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 Apartments (August 27 Planning Board Meeting/School Board)

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