The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Picture Main Street - Upcoming Virtual Public Meeting

WHAT: Picture Main Street - Public Forum 
WHEN: Wednesday April 14th 6:00 PM 

Picture Main Street is evolving in response to meaningful public engagement. Community public forums (1/13/20, 11/10/20, and 2/28/21 with more planned in the Spring 2021), community focus groups, community surveys, observations of people using the shared streets (summer and fall 2020), engagement with city and community boards (Transportation, Planning, Tree, Bike/Ped, Disabilities, City Council, Downtown Northampton Association and the Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce, and other stakeholder engagement including a project advisory group).

Picture Main Street has three core goals:

- Provide Safety and Access for All
- Promote a Vibrant and Attractive Downtown
- Create a Functional, Enduring, and Sustainable Streetscape

The next Picture Main Street forum: 6:00 PM on Wednesday 4/14 . We have moved on to being able to offer various alternatives (e.g., three lane and four line cross sections) and analyze the benefits and costs of each option. OR (646) 876-9923 (ID: 945 4910 1976)

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