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OPD Highlights SSG at World IUCN Conference

Announcements

September 9, 2021

OPD sends a big MAHALO to Pacific RISA for the opportunity to highlight how the Comprehensive Sustainable Development Plan (CSDP) is supporting Smart, Safe Growth (SSG) including climate-smart adaptation and mitigation planning efforts in the CNMI! Smart, Safe Growth is a set of principles that are guiding sustainable development planning and project implementation to support improved outcomes for people, prosperity, and our planet. You can view the presentation here.

Request for Proposals – Department of Public Works Planning, Road Conditions, and Flood Hazard Mapping Project

RFP

September 8, 2021

The Department of Public Works (DPW) are soliciting proposals to collect and develop geospatial information including attributes for road flooding and other hazards and identifying address coordinates for the islands of Saipan, Tinian, and Rota.

Request for Proposals – Marpi Backup Power Feasibility Assessment

RFP

August 26, 2021

The Office of Planning and Development (OPD) in partnership with the Department of Public Works (DPW) is soliciting proposals for the development of a backup power feasibility assessment and cost benefit analysis for the Marpi Landfill on Saipan in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).

Request for Proposals – Tinian Dump Closure and Facility Feasibility Assessment and Recommendations Report

RFP

August 16, 2021

The Office of Planning and Development (OPD) in partnership with the Department of Public Works (DPW) and the Office of the Mayor of Tinian is soliciting proposals from qualified contractors to update the 2005 Tinian Dump Closure Comprehensive Study Report and revise recommendations to achieve environmentally compliant waste management on the island of Tinian. Because...

Collection and Removal of Remaining 2018 Super Typhoon Yutu Debris on the Municipality of Tinian and Aguiguan

RFP

August 16, 2021

The Office of Planning and Development (OPD) in partnership with the Office of the Mayor of Tinian is soliciting proposals from qualified contractors to develop a work plan and a budget proposal for the collection and removal of remaining Yutu Debris on the Municipality of Tinian and Aguiguan. Questions regarding this project can be made...

CSDP Final Review by PDAC

Press Release

August 11, 2021

On July 22, 2021, the third round of public notice and comments closed on the draft Comprehensive Sustainable Development Plan (CSDP). The Office of Planning and Development is currently processing feedback to present the revised plan to the Planning and Development Advisory Council for finalization. Once endorsed, it will be submitted to Governor Torres for...

Building Back Better – MAT Reports Support Smart, Safe Growth in CNMI

New Resource

August 9, 2021

FEMA's Mitigation Assessment Team (MAT) was assigned to the Super Typhoon Yutu event. The MAT identified structural performance as the most important factor in recovery costs and community disruption.  Improvements to structural performance were found to have the greatest potential to reduce recovery costs and lessen community impacts for future tropical cyclone events.

Highlights from the Natural Resources Taskforce – SER Presentation

New Resource

July 27, 2021

In June 2021, representatives from the CNMI's Natural Resources Taskforce provided a "virtual tour" of ongoing conservation efforts. You can view the presentation here!

Final Draft Comprehensive Sustainable Development Plan Published – Public Comments Requested by July 22, 2021

Announcements

June 9, 2021

Review and comment on the Revised Draft CSDP – community review and comments are requested by July 22, 2021. Public Meetings will be held virtually and in-person on Tinian, Rota, and Saipan. Please check the OPD calendar for time, location, and registration details or RSVP to planning@opd.gov.mp with the subject line "Public Meetings" to learn more.

Reminder: Next PDAC Meeting 6/7 at 1pm

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June 3, 2021

The next Planning and Development Advisory Council (PDAC) meeting will be held on June 7 at 1pm. The agenda is below for your reference. For more information or to RSVP to virtually attend, please email planning@opd.gov.mp.