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Rural Policy Listening Session (Leicester)



Thursday, November 1, 2018

4:30pm- 6:30pm

Leicester Senior Center, 40 Wilson Avenue, Leicester, MA


Central Massachusetts Listening Session #1

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The goal of this series of listening sessions is to gather input from community leaders regarding the suggested focus areas to be included in the development the Massachusetts Rural Policy Plan. Listening sessions will be held in regions with significant rural towns. 


A survey is available to provide input at the RPAC SURVEY!

Additional Listening Sessions locations & dates can be found at


Draft Agenda

1. Welcome
2. Overview Of The Rural Policy Advisory Commission
3. An Overview Of Demographic And Socio-Economic Trends In Massachusetts Rural Towns, Including:
        a. Comparisons Of The Aggregate Of Rural Towns To The State
        b. Comparisons Of Regional Differences Among Rural Towns
4. Introduction To MA Rural Policy Plan
5. Discussion of Proposed Plan Focus Areas