November Infrastructure: digital equity & energy efficiency

At its November meeting, the Infrastructure Committee discussed the Mass Broadband Institute’s municipal digital equity planning program to assist towns in planning for digital equity. David Isenberg, chair of the […]

October Infrastructure: deploying municipal broadband

In October, the Infrastructure Committee discussed what role the Tech Council can play in supporting groups who have obtained or are applying for grants for deploying municipal broadband. When the […]

September Infrastructure: resources for municipal broadband

September’s Infrastructure Committee meeting began with a report from our new EarthTech Committee, chaired by Jane Ward. Jane has been gathering a network of interested people and projects to consider, […]

August Infrastructure: broadband funding and water treatment tech

At its August meeting, the Infrastructure Committee discussed funding for broadband and new technology for water treatment. ARPA-funded grants were made available this past spring to Massachusetts towns for broadband […]

July Infrastructure: Broadband Funding

At its May meeting the Infrastructure Committee received a request for a letter of support from a consortium of Community Colleges, including Cape Cod Community College. They are requesting a […]

April Infrastructure: Mayflower Wind

At the Infrastructure Committee’s April meeting, Mayflower Wind community liaison officers Kelsey Perry and Dugan Becker reported on the offshore wind project slated for Falmouth.  Mayflower Wind is a wind […]

March Infrastructure: Sustainability

Over the years, the Infrastructure Committee has incubated other committees and projects. Open Cape was originally conceived within this committee, as was Smarter Cape. At the Infrastructure Committee’s March meeting, […]

February Infrastructure: ARPA priorities

Following the Infrastructure Committee’s January meeting, the Tech Council’s Board of Directors approved the Committee’s recommendation on ARPA spending that included broadband as well as transportation and renewable energy. It […]

January Infrastructure: ARPA funding priorities

At its January meeting the Infrastructure Committee discussed how to respond to the Barnstable County Commissioners’ request for comment regarding priorities for the $41.3 million dollars of federal grant funds […]

December Infrastructure: from FalmouthNet to Provincetown’s battery back-up

At the Infrastructure Committee’s November meeting, Cape Light Compact requested a letter of support regarding the Department of Public Utilities’ review of their existing plan. The Tech Council Board approved […]