Statewide Virtual Meeting Monday November 28th: Flood Risk and the Climate Resilient Capital Task Force

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At this event we'll have a conversation and take feedback for the Climate Resilient Capital Task Force, a bill to be filed in the 193rd legislative session. We will review some alarming facts and our proposal to compensate:

  • Sea level rise is accelerating. NOAA predicts sea level will rise 10 - 12 inches in the next 30 years, as much as over the last 100 years (2022 Sea Level Rise Technical Report).
  • On top of this, storm surge will cause "moderate" flooding 10x more frequently than we've ever seen (NOAA).
  • On top of this, the IPCC shows rainfall will become 15% more intense, twice as often (Climate Change 2021 The Physical Science Basis Summary for Policymakers).
  • Back Bay basement condos and other properties already have a 98% chance of 12 inches of water in them in the next five years (First Street Foundation).

Attendees will leave having heard our proposal for the Climate Resilient Capital Task Force. We will be taking feedback on how to advance the interests of renters and real estate owners in coastal areas.

picture of MassLandlords Executive Director Doug Quattrochi
MassLandlords Executive Director Doug Quattrochi
Water levels completely submerge most of Cambridge, all of Back Bay Boston, two-thirds of Eastie and the Seaport.
The official National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration "Sea Level Rise Viewer" falls four feet short of actual storm surge from Hurricane Sandy, which was 14 feet when it hit New York in 2012. Even at ten feet of storm surge, Boston's infrastructure and access to the capital are swamped. Public Domain

This presentation will be given by Doug Quattrochi, Executive Director, MassLandlords, Inc. Doug was a founding member of MassLandlords in 2013. He became the association's first Executive Director under new bylaws in 2014. Since then, he has scaled the organization from a core of 160 members in Worcester to approximately 2,500 dues paying businesses from Pittsfield to the Cape, and from an all-volunteer team to approximately 20 full and part-time staff plus 50 volunteers. Doug has been instrumental in advancing democratic governance mechanisms, including score voting for policy priorities and a staggered and democratically elected Board of Directors. Doug also oversees the RentHelper spin-off, which is expanding access to electronic banking for those of us who are unbanked or underbanked. Prior to MassLandlords, Doug held leadership roles in various Massachusetts startups, two of which are still operating. Doug holds a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

"Doug's presentation was excellent. He was very clear and provided detailed explanations." -Larry
"Doug always holds very informative classes full of substance and Very organized!" -Thomas
"Your answers to member's questions were most helpful." -Liz
Erin Zamarro of A.A. Zamarro Realty will moderate networking time.
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Networking time for this event will be moderated by Erin Zamarro. Erin is a real estate broker in Worcester, operating since 2008. She is a member of MassLandlords and the National Association of Realtors. Erin frequently works with buyers and sellers of multifamily or investment properties, as well as assisting property owners with rentals. She owns 8 units in Worcester.

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Monday, November 28th

Virtual Meeting Agenda

  • 5:00 pm Sign-in and virtual networking: you can chit chat with others as people log in
  • 5:40 pm Presentation
  • 6:40 pm Virtual meeting ends

By member survey, the business update has been reimagined as a set of convenient videos viewable anytime online.

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  • Virtual meetings include optional audience participation via video, phone, and screenshare and are not recorded.
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Virtual Meeting Details (hosted by Zoom)

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Pricing

This event is members-only.

  • Members: No charge. Registration is required.

This event will not be recorded.

Slides and handouts if any will be uploaded to Climate Resilient Capital Task Force .

 

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