• Utilize the current MRPC  framework to coordinate and encourage community economic development.
  • Upgrade the transportation system.
  • Preserve existing housing and develop new opportunities for affordable housing.
  • Strengthen and expand the region's business sector.
  • Support and promote efficient public and private strategies for waste management throughout the region.
  • Support, improve and promote locally-based community health systems.
  • Develop and support a strong educational and training system that prepares the region’s diverse population for employment.
  • Work towards full employment opportunities for area residents that will provide incomes sufficient to sustain families.
  • Strengthen business district revitalization efforts in Montachusett Region communities.
  • Utilize the momentum created with the completion of Community Development and Comprehensive Plans to create a Regional Policy Plan.
  • Encourage the development of and help to promote tourism in the region.
  • Promote regional cooperation in housing, transportation and boundary development issues.
  • Promote the diversification of jobs in the region into areas of growth and stability.
  • Encourage businesses that are compatible with adjacent land uses and resource protection concerns.
  • Identify the types of businesses we want to encourage to locate to and expand within the region.
  • Encourage communities and businesses to keep employment growth in proportion to population and housing growth.
  • Encourage the development of housing appropriate and affordable for the workforce needed by the businesses in the community.
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