Berkshire Regional Planning Commission - Executive Committee and Berkshire Regional Planning Commission

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 4:00pm


There will be a meeting of the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE


on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

This will be a Virtual Meeting as allowed by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s Executive Order dated March 12, 2020 suspending certain provision of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c.30 sec.20.

Information to join the meeting is: 

Meeting ID: 392 612 8831 Password: 624730

Call in information: 312.626.6799, 646.558.8656, 301.715.8592, 346.248.7799, 669.900.9128

Meeting Material: All written materials for the meeting are posted on BRPC’s website:

Click on the calendar date for the meeting and materials available will be listed.


I. Call to Order & Open Meeting Law Statement (4:00)

II. Approval of Minutes of the Executive Committee Meeting of May 7, 2020* (4:05)

III. Financial Reports (4:10) A. May Expenditures Report * B. Accounts Receivable Report C. Line of Credit Report D. Other

IV. Delegate & Alternate Issues (4:15)

V. Items Requiring Action* (4:20) A. Approval to Submit a Grant Application to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection 604b Water Quality Assessment Program * B. Approval to Submit a Request to the U.S. Forest Service for Forest Stewardship Funds * C. Other*

VI. Committee Reports (4:45) A. Regional Issues Committee B. Commission Development Committee C. Finance Committee D. CEDS Committee E. Other

VII. Executive Director’s Report (4:50) A. Report on New Contracts / Agreements B. Guardian Life Contribution to Berkshire Tomorrow, Inc. C. COVID-19 Related D. Berkshires Tomorrow Inc. Update E. East-West Rail F. 120 Day Waiver Request G. BCETF Update H. Transportation Documents I. Massachusetts Attorney General’s Small Business Relief Partnership Grant Program J. Other

VIII. Old Business (5:05) A. BRPC Office Re-Opening B. FY 21 Merit Increases C. Other

IX. New Business (5:15) A. Cash Payment to Staff Over Accrual Limits B. Executive Director Review C. Summer Commission Meeting D. Other

X. Adjournment (5:30)

 * Items Requiring Action