CONTACT: Jayne Bernhard-Armington, PVPC Senior Planner, (413) 781-6045
Joseph Laplante, West Springfield Community Development Director, (413) 263-3045
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 25, 2014
West Springfield Residents Invited to Comment on Proposed Improvements for the Merrick and Memorial Neighborhoods
West Springfield residents, business owners, and others are invited to provide input on proposed improvements to traffic circulation, sidewalks, economic development, and community character for the Merrick and Memorial neighborhood at a workshop on Wednesday, April 9, 6:00 p.m. at the Memorial Elementary School, 201 Norman Street.
This workshop will be jointly sponsored by the City of West Springfield and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. It is part of a planning process funded by a Transportation, Community and System Preservation (TCSP) grant from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to address the relationships between transportation, community quality of life, and economic development. A follow-up workshop will take place on Wednesday May 14, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., also at the Memorial Elementary School. Refreshments will be provided.For meeting information, contact Joseph Laplante, West Springfield Community Development Director, at (413) 263-3045, or Jayne Bernhard-Armington, PVPC Senior Planner, at (413) 781-6045.