Infrastructure Notes: July 2018 – Hyannis GIZ Broadband update

Felicia Penn returned to the Infrastructure Committee meeting in July to give the committee an update on broadband in the Hyannis Growth Incentive Zone. Following the June meetings, she reached out to Barnstable Town Manager Mark S. Ells, who invited her to meet, along with representatives from Open Cape. Mark is an engineer, so Felicia […]

May 2018 Infrastructure Notes: Fiber for Hyannis Growth Incentive Zone

The May meeting of the CCTC Infrastructure Committee began with an update on the Fix Coalition. A committee member reported that there are stories at the state level about the state of our bridges, and that a bill is forthcoming. https://www.fox25boston.com/news/thousands-sign-petition-in-support-of-replacing-cape-cod-bridges/749651228 Also in politics, Governor Baker has signed an authorization bill for $300 million for […]

Infrastructure Committee: Vineyard Wind overview and bridge update

Nate Mayo of Vineyard Wind returned to the Infrastructure Committee in March to give a more robust presentation on the company’s bid for wind power. To put the conversation in context, Nate began by giving background on the Energy Diversity Act in 2016, and the creation of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. The Vineyard […]

Infrastructure Comm: More Net Neutrality, Eversource Rate Case

Acting on our discussion at the December meeting of the Infrastructure Committee, two committee members have started compiling knowledgable information about net neutrality, as well as what’s going on, and the issues at hand. Articles will help define what net neutrality is – both on the tech side and what it means to an individual. […]