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Jun 19 @ 10:00 am
Board of Regional Commissioners Regular Meeting @ Commissioners' Conference Room, Superior Courthouse, Barnstable County Complex | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
*Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with dates & start times. Can’t make it to the meeting?  You can also watch county meetings LIVE on our Barnstable County LiveStream Channel  
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Hea...
Assembly of Delegates Public Hea...
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Hearing @ East Wing Conference Room
Public Hearing will take place during the regular Assembly public meeting on 6-19-19.  Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ East Wing Conference Center, Barnstable County Complex  | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]

Recent News

Draft 2020 Regional Transportation Plan Available for Review: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

Draft 2020 Regional Transportation Plan Available for Review: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –  June 18, 2019 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION  Media Contact: Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager | Cape Cod Commission 508-362-3828 www.capecodcommission.org/rtp Draft 2020 Regional Transportation Plan Available for Review Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization released the Draft Cape Cod 2020 Regional […]

Understanding Barnstable County Government’s Purpose | Cape Women’s Coalition Hosts Round Table Discussion

Understanding Barnstable County Government’s Purpose | Cape Women’s Coalition Hosts Round Table Discussion

How well do you understand the purpose of Barnstable County government? WHAT Barnstable County services support our towns on Cape Cod? WHAT do towns give and receive in return for these services? Why does this matter to each one of us? WHAT are some of the current issues facing County government (e.g., climate change, water […]

Flag Day 2019

Flag Day 2019

By on June 14, 2019 in Recent News

  On June 14th, 1777, the stars and stripes became the official flag of the United States. In 1916 President Woodrow Wilson declared this day as flag day to commemorate the adoption of our flag.  Wishing everyone in Barnstable County a Happy Flag Day!

Attend the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery

Attend the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery

Senator Julian Cyr and State Rep. Marjorie Decker to Host Listening Session in Barnstable for the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use, and Recovery State Senator Julian Cyr (D-Truro) and State Representative Marjorie Decker (D-Cambridge), Senate and House Co-Chairs of the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery, will host a listening […]

Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Seeks Your Input

Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Seeks Your Input

The mission of the Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force is to provide education, collaboration, and support to those who are affected by clutter and hoarding.  We accomplish this by providing access to available resources, and by supporting an informed response by individuals and organizations who are charged with addressing this emerging concern impacting our community. […]

Regional Transportation Plan Public Meetings June 3 & 5: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

Regional Transportation Plan Public Meetings June 3 & 5: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 24, 2019 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY Regional Transportation Plan Public Meetings: June 3 & 5 Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is preparing the 2020 update to the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). A series of public […]

Public Health Notices

Attention Towns: Measles Outbreak Toolkit for Local/State Health Departments

Attention Towns: Measles Outbreak Toolkit for Local/State Health Departments

If you need help with answering questions from your public audiences, please use CDC’s Measles FAQ Get the tool kit at https://www.cdc.gov/measles/toolkit/state-health-departments.html You can also direct individuals to contact the CDC directly at cdc.gov/cdc-info/.    

PSA from Public Health Nurses: Measles Travel Notices

PSA from Public Health Nurses: Measles Travel Notices

  The Barnstable County Public Health Nurses would like to you to know that measles is a concern for several popular travel destinations. Countries with current measles travel notices include: England, Italy, France, Greece, Romania, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine, Israel, Kazakhstan, Columbia, Brazil, Congo, Madagascar, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Japan. What can you do? Everyone 6 […]

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