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Our Mission

The Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD) is committed to improving the quality of life for Arlington's residents by improving access to housing and transportation, enhancing the vitality of business districts, providing opportunities for low- and moderate-income households, and preserving and promoting the town's natural, historic, and cultural resources. The department oversees various planning and community development activities within the town of Arlington including implementation of the Arlington Master Plan. Staff support a range of Town boards and committees, including the Arlington Redevelopment Board and manage three redevelopment properties: Jefferson Cutter House, Central School (Senior Center), and 23 Maple Street. 

Staff Contacts

 Main Number  781-316-3090
 Jennifer Raitt, Director  x3092
 Erin Zwirko, AICP, LEED AP, Assistant Director  x3091
 Allison Carter, Economic Development Coordinator  x3095
 Daniel Amstutz, AICP, Senior Transportation Planner  x3093
 Kelly Lynema, Senior Planner  x3096
 Emily Sullivan, Environmental Planner/Conservation Agent  x3012
 Ken Pruitt, Energy Manager  x3428
 Mary Muszynski, Administrative Assistant  x3229


Menotomy Weatherization Assistance Program

 Erin Zwirko, Interim Community Development Program Manager  x3091
 Gail Waitkunas, Senior Loan Officer, Intake/Outreach Coordinator  x3436
 Carl Forgo, Technical Resource Administrator  x3434
 Peter Walden, Energy Auditor  x3432