2018 OneCape Summit

The 2018 OneCape Summit explored the theme of environmental, community, and economic resilience in the face of ongoing natural and social change. The annual two-day event featured presentations on water quality, coastal resiliency, infrastructure planning, community design, and economic development across the region. Over 300 federal, state, and local officials, municipal staff, board members, community activists, and members of the business community attended OneCape.
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2018 OneCape Proceedings

Video and presentations linked when available

PLENARY SESSIONS

Opening Remarks, Defining Resilience for Cape Cod

 

Secretary Matthew Beaton, Massachusetts Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

 

Progress to Improve Coastal Water Quality: An Update on 208 Plan Implementation

 

Andrew Gottlieb, Executive Director, Association to Preserve Cape Cod

 

Senator Julian Cyr, Massachusetts State Senate

 

Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

Alexandra Dunn, Regional Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1

 

The Economy, the Environment, and the Future of Cape Cod

 

Climate Change Impact Planning on Cape Cod: The Resilient Cape Cod Project
  • Heather McElroy, Natural Resources Specialist, Cape Cod Commission
  • Jennifer Clinton, Special Projects Coordinator, Cape Cod Commission
  • Chloe Schaefer, Community Design Planner, Cape Cod Commission
  • VIDEO (15 min) 

FOCUSED BREAKOUT SESSIONS

EPA Research to Address Water Quality Issues from a Social and Ecological Perspective
  • Facilitator: Marnita Chintala, EPA Atlantic Ecology Division
  • Barriers and Opportunities for Using Alternative Technologies for Nitrogen Mitigation | Kate Mulvaney, EPA Atlantic Ecology Division
  • Watershed Scenarios to Meet Water Quality Criteria and Community-level Objectives | David M. Martin, EPA Atlantic Ecology Division
  • Alternative Leach Fields: Nitrogen Removal and Response to Saltwater Intrusion | Jessica Janiec, EPA Atlantic Ecology Division
  • The Economic Value of Recreation and Water Quality on Cape Cod | Nathaniel Merrill, EPA Atlantic Ecology Division

 

Reduction, Remediation and Restoration: The 2018 Water Quality Technologies Matrix Update
  • Facilitator: Scott Horsley, Horsley Witten Group
  • Updating Stormwater Information | Tom Parece, Associate Vice President, AECOM Technical Services, Inc.
  • Evaluation of Two Stormwater Rain Gardens in Dennis and Mashpee for Removal of Nitrogen and Fecal Coliform | Abigail Archer, Cod Cooperative Extension and Heidi Clark, Ph.D., Independent Consultant
  • Challenges and Opportunities in Using Shellfish for Nitrogen Bioextraction | Josh Reitsma, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension & Woods Hole Sea Grant
  • Lonnie’s Pond Oyster Project | Alan McClennen, Selectman, Town of Orleans and Tom Parece, Associate Vice President, AECOM Technical Services, Inc.
  • Data Mining for Permeable Reactive Barrier Location Selection-Eastham Salt Pond Example | James Begley, Environmental Engineer, MT Environmental Restoration

 

Collaborative Efforts: Shared Planning and Implementation to Improve Water Quality
  • Facilitator: Stacie Smith, Senior Mediator, Consensus Building Institute
  • Hatching a Watershed Permit: A Case Study in Pleasant Bay | Carole Ridley, Pleasant Bay Alliance, Michael Giggey, Wright-Pierce, Brian Dudley, MassDEP
  • DHY Clean Waters Community Partnership – Working Together to Save Costs and Improve Water Quality | Elizabeth Sullivan, Dennis Town Administrator, Christopher Clark, Harwich Town Administrator, Daniel Knapik, Yarmouth Town Administrator, David Young, CDM Smith
  • Problem Solving, Partnerships and Finance: Attacking Nutrient Pollution in Barnstable | Zenas Crocker, Barnstable Clean Water Coalition

 

Stormwater, It’s Everyone’s Problem: Extending MS4 Beyond the Public Works Department
  • Facilitator: Tim Pasakarnis, Water Resources Analyst, Cape Cod Commission
  • Dry Wells, Trenches and Roof Leaders: Can Residents By Themselves Solve Stormwater? | Fred Civian, Stormwater Coordinator, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
  • Lessons Learned from Water Quality Monitoring at Existing Stormwater BMPs | Abigail Archer, Marine Resource Specialist, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, and Heidi Clark, Ph.D., Independent Contractor
  • MS4 on Cape Cod: Regional Resources for Smart Permit Compliance | Patty Daley, Deputy Director, Cape Cod Commission, and Sean O’Brien, Director, Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment

 

Climate on the Cape and Nature-based Solutions
  • Facilitator: Stefanie Covino, Shaping the Future of Your Community Program Coordinator, Mass Audubon
  • Margot Mansfield, Climate Change & Coastal Hazards Analyst, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs & Office of Coastal Zone Management
  • Sara Burns, Water Resources Scientist, The Nature Conservancy
  • David DeConto, Natural Resources Director, Town of Sandwich

 

Maintaining Historic Character: Historic Structures in the Floodplain
  • Facilitator: Sarah Korjeff, Historic Preservation Specialist, Cape Cod Commission
  • Shannon Jarbeau, CFM, CRS & Floodplain Coordinator, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension & Woods Hole Sea Grant
  • Stephanie Zurek, Associate, Union Studios

 

Drinking Water Roundtable Conversation
  • Tom Cambareri, Water Resources Technical Services Director, Cape Cod Commission

CAPE COD SELECTMEN
AND COUNCILORS ASSOCIATION BREAKFAST

Featuring Remarks from:
  • Paul Hebert, President, Cape Cod Selectmen and Councilor’s Association
  • Secretary Jay Ash, Massachusetts Office of Housing and Economic Development
  • Kristy Senatori, Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission
  • Susan Moran, Chair, Barnstable County Economic Development Council

 

PLENARY SESSIONS

Opening Remarks, Building Resilience on Cape Cod

 

Secretary Jay Ash, Massachusetts Office of Housing and Economic Development

 

Framing the Future:
the 2018 Regional Policy Plan
  • Kristy Senatori, Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission
  • VIDEO (12 min)

 

Our Region, Our Economy:
Community Economic Development

 

Unlocking Our Potential:
Addressing Cape Cod’s Housing Needs
  • Heather Harper, Chief of Staff, Cape Cod Commission
  • Alisa Galazzi, Chief Executive Officer, Housing Assistance Corporation
  • Jay Coburn, Chief Executive Officer, Community Development Partnership
  • VIDEO (23 min, 15 sec)

 

Cape Cod Regional Government in 2018:
What is it doing for you?
  • Leo Cakounes, Chair, Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners
  • Jack Yunits, Barnstable County AdministratorBuilding Economic Resilience
  • VIDEO (21 min)

 

OneCape Award Presentation

 

Dan Wolf, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cape Air &
Dorothy Savarese, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cape Cod Five

 

Balancing Cape Cod’s Environment and Economy:
The Next Challenge
  • Paul Niedzwiecki, Executive Director, Southfield Redevelopment Authority

 

Regional Capital Infrastructure:
Incorporating Transportation Resilience into Regional Planning
  • Facilitator: Paul Niedzwiecki, Executive Director, Southfield Redevelopment Authority
  • Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager, Cape Cod Commission
  • Wendy Northcross, Chief Executive Officer, Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce

 

Closing Remarks

 

FOCUSED BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Promoting Community Economic Activity and Connections:
A Continued Conversation with Kennedy Smith
  • Facilitator: Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager, Cape Cod Commission
  • Chloe Schaefer, Community Design Planner, Cape Cod Commission
  • Leslie Richardson, Chief Economic Development Officer, Cape Cod Commission
  • Kennedy Smith, Community Land Use and Economics Group
  • Dan Driscoll, Director, Recreation Facilities Planning & Design, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
  • Michael Trepanier, Senior Project Manager, Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Highway Division

 

Community Resiliency by Design:
Meeting Changing Housing Preferences through a Form Based Approach
  • Facilitator: Heather Harper, Chief of Staff, Cape Cod Commission
  • Chris Kluchman, FAICP, Housing Choice Program Director, Massachusetts Department of Housing and Economic Development
  • Jeremy Lake, Senior Associate, Union Studio, Architecture & Community Design
  • Rob Brennan, Real Estate Developer, President, CapeBuilt
  • Kara Wilbur, Planner and Urban Designer, Portland Office Director, Principle

 

Right Size Regulation for Economic Development
  • Facilitator: Jon Idman, Chief Regulatory Officer, Cape Cod Commission
  • Growth Incentive Zones – the Hyannis GIZ | Elizabeth Jenkins, Director of Planning and Development, Town of Barnstable
  • Districts of Critical Planning Concern – the Eastham DCPC | Jacqueline Beebe, Town Administrator & Paul Lagg, Town Planner, Town of Eastham
  • Sharon Rooney | Chief Planner, Cape Cod Commission
  • Zoning Codified and Visualized | Matt Cloyd, Account Manager, Open Counter

 

Closing the Housing Gap: Density, Efficiency and Community Economics
  • Facilitator: Paul Niedzwiecki, Executive Director, Southfield Redevelopment Authority
  • Tom O’Brien, Founding Partner, Managing Director, HYM Investment, Suffolk Downs Redevelopment
  • Michael Hogan, Chief Executive Officer, A.D. Makepeace, Redbrook, Plymouth Development
  • Christian Valle, President, The Valle Group, Redbrook, Plymouth Development