infrastructure

2022 A Hard Road to Travel Workshop

Join NHMA Legal Services Counsel Stephen Buckley and Municipal Services Counsel Jonathan Cowal for this year’s A Hard Road to Travel workshop and the debut of our first fully updated publication since 2015!

2022 A Hard Road to Travel Workshop

Join NHMA Legal Services Counsel Stephen Buckley and Municipal Services Counsel Jonathan Cowal for this year’s A Hard Road to Travel workshop and the debut of our first fully updated publication since 2015!

NHARPC REPORT: RPCs Use SADES Modules to Assist Towns in Assessment of Roadways, Culverts, and Sidewalks

Road Surface Management System

Local roads are among the largest infrastructure investments for many New Hampshire communities. Road Surface Management System (RSMS) is one module of the Statewide Asset Data Exchange System or SADES. Regional Planning Commissions (RPCs) can work with municipalities to assess and map current pavement conditions and model pavement lifespan/degradation using SADES.

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Informational Webinar on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Join us in this informational session hosted by U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen and the New Hampshire Municipal Association to learn more about the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, historic legislation signed into law last year that invests in our nation’s core infrastructure priorities – including roads and bridges, rail, transit, ports, airports, the electric grid, water systems and broadband.

Planning a Municipal Multi-Purpose Athletic Complex

Expanding or renovating an athletic complex is never easy. The decision to proceed is often determined by others—or from various sources—and your task may be to help make the project come together. Many of the decisions will involve a variety of stakeholders, some of whom will be inconvenienced by the work, some who will be very involved and passionate, and others who will be less involved than you would like them to be.

Tax-Exempt Status of Municipal Bonds

The following report titled Protecting Bonds to Save Infrastructure and Jobs was prepared by the National League of Cities, the National Association of Counties and the United States Conference of Mayors with assistance from the Government Finance Officers Association. It is reprinted here with permission.

Infrastructure Management and Capital Planning through Risk Management

An important part of governing a municipality is to track the condition and budget for the maintenance and improvement of the infrastructure. Technology can be used to improve operational efficiency, planning and budgeting in many areas. Citizens and municipal employees can participate in the process of maintaining and improving the infrastructure using their internet enabled devices, such as tablets and smart phones, combined with web accessible asset management and work order software, to improve municipal operations and budgeting.