Massachusetts Association
of Consulting Planners

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020 8:31 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Ipswich River Watershed Association in northeast Mass., seeks candidates for a full time Environmental Planner (EP). The EP reports directly to the Executive Director and is primarily responsible for developing and leading implementation of water conservation, coastal resiliency and habitat restoration plans and actions with municipalities and partners. In addition, the EP will actively participate in many aspects of a small but dynamic environmental management and advocacy non-profit organization.

    For more information and a full job description, go to:

  • Monday, January 20, 2020 4:50 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The City of Salem is seeking a consultant(s) to complete a Broad Street Cemetery Preservation Plan. The purpose of the project is to document, assess, identify, and prioritize the preservation needs of the Cemetery and to develop design and conservation plans to restore and improve the historic site, retaining the burial ground’s historic integrity while at the same time maintaining its public accessibility.  Due February 5, 2020.

    Download RFP via link at

  • Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:46 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Town of Ipswich is seeking proposals from planning consultants for professional services for 1) development of a Housing Production Plan (HPP) in accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) standards and guidelines, and 2) completion of Phase II of the Town’s Community Development Plan Update, including a public process focused on goal setting, implementation strategies, and a final 2020-2035 Community Development Plan.

    Proposals are due at 2:00 pm on January 13, 2020.

    For more information, visit the Town of Ipswich Planning page at:

    or the Town’s Purchasing page at:

    For a copy of the RFP, please contact Frank Antonucci, Purchasing Director, Town of Ipswich at 978-356-6608 or 

  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:36 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Chelsea Cultural Council and Recreation and Cultural Affairs Division seek a consultant to help develop a 5-year arts and culture plan for the city.  Five-page maximum proposal plus detailed budget are due Dec. 19.  

    Download RFP

  • Monday, November 25, 2019 3:55 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Town of Stoughton is soliciting proposals from qualified professionals to conduct a zoning analysis of the Stoughton Center Mixed Use Overlay District SCMUOD and underlying zoning districts within the area and creating zoning regulations that will reflect the vision of the Town’s Master Plan and recent policy decisions.

    RFP available at or at Town Hall – Procurement Office, 10 Pearl St., 1st Fl., Stoughton, MA.

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019 9:48 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Medway Planning and Economic Development Board seeks proposals from environmental zoning consultants to develop an updated Environmental Standards section of the Medway Zoning Bylaw to address noise, vibration, odor, smoke, hazardous materials, air pollution, etc.

    To view and download the RFP, you must first register online at:

    Proposals are due December 11, 2019.

  • Tuesday, November 05, 2019 9:23 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks a Transportation Planner to work on a wide variety of projects and policies in Greater Boston to encourage more of the region's trips to involve transit, bicycling, walking, and electric vehicles. The Planner will report to the Assistant Director of the Transportation Department and will work on a variety of topics, including bike share, micro-mobility, transportation demand management, parking, transportation finance, climate change, dedicated bus lanes, and other activities. The individual will be a strong representative of the agency in a number of public forums, manage projects, facilitate working groups, conduct research, author reports and technical memoranda, and maintain and advance relationships with numerous stakeholders.

    We seek an individual who is innovative, mission-driven, and committed to advancing smart growth, regional collaboration, and equity. This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment with professionals who are committed to building a more sustainable future.


    Transportation Planner - Fall 2019.pdf

  • Monday, October 28, 2019 2:51 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Arlington Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD) acting through the Town Manager is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and firms for Consulting Services related to developing residential design guidelines for the Town of Arlington. For further information contact Jennifer Raitt, Director of Planning and Community Development, at 781-316-3092, or
    DPCD seeks the professional services from experienced planning, urban design, or architecture firms qualified to prepare design guidelines for new or significantly renovated residential development within the Town’s low density zoning districts (R0, R1, and R2) and make recommendations on how to apply design guidelines to the existing organizational structure of the town and its permitting processes, or identify if a new process should be established.
    The proposal may be viewed and downloaded from the Town website Proposals are invited and will be received by the Purchasing Officer, Town of Arlington, Massachusetts on or before 2:00 p.m., November 5, 2019 at the Town Manager’s/Purchasing Office, Town Hall Annex 2nd floor, 730 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476.

  • Monday, October 28, 2019 2:48 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Town of Arlington Department of Planning & Community Development seeks proposals to develop a sustainable transportation plan. DPCD seeks professional services from experienced planning, transportation or engineering firms qualified to prepare a town-wide transportation plan with a 20-year vision that addresses and balances the needs of all transportation modes. The sustainable transportation plan should emphasize transitioning everyday travel to environmentally-sustainable modes such as walking, bicycling, public transportation, rideshare, micro-mobility, and emerging low-carbon technologies, including electric automobiles.

    For more information and to view the full RFP, please go to

    Proposals are due on or before 2:00 PM on Tuesday, November 5.

  • Friday, October 04, 2019 9:27 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    Position Summary: The Economic Development Director will serve as the main point of contact for businesses, developers, property owners, and real estate professionals in the Town and will help businesses navigate through the processes required to execute their initiatives.

    Qualifications: Must have a degree in Public or Business Administration, Economic Development, Planning or a closely related field, Master’s degree preferred; 3+ years of related professional experience, considerable knowledge of local business and economic development policies and programs; familiarity with local, state, and federal grant and incentive programs, and other applicable economic development tools and opportunities.

    Application Process: Apply at (preferred). Alternatively, applications may be obtained at Town Hall or at and directed to: Joanne Faust, Human Resources Director Town of Burlington 29 Center Street Burlington, MA 01803

    Applications received by 12:00 pm October 16, 2019 will receive first consideration. Position will remain open until filled.

    Economic Development Director Posting 9-19.pdf

Contact: Leonardi Aray, President |
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