Town of Bourne Municipal Digital Equity Plan Released for Public Comment

Filed Under: Other News

For Immediate Release – March 4, 2024: The Cape Cod Commission and Town of Bourne have released the Draft Town of Bourne Municipal Digital Equity Plan for a 21-day public review and comment period.
The Town of Bourne’s Municipal Digital Equity Plan assesses the digital divide in Bourne and identifies opportunities to advance digital equity. The plan considers the affordability of internet service, access to technology necessary for participation in civic, social, and economic life, and the skills required for meaningful digital engagement. The goal of the plan is to prepare the town for funding opportunities and guide decision-making, investment, and implementation.

Members of the public are invited to review these documents and provide comments. The draft plan can be found at
Comments may be sent via mail, facsimile, e-mail, or online by March 25, 2024, as follows:
Cape Cod Commission Attn: Steven Tupper, Deputy Director
3225 Main Street (Route 6A) | PO Box 226
Barnstable MA 02630-0226

Sent by facsimile (fax) to the attention of Steven Tupper, Deputy Director, FAX: 508-362-3136
Via electronic mail (E-Mail) please put “Bourne Digital Equity Plan” in the subject line and send to:
Via online public comment form:
Copies of the plan will also be available at the Jonathan Bourne Public Library and Town of Bourne Council on Aging.
This project is funded by the Massachusetts Broadband Institute at the MassTech Collaborative under the Municipal Digital Equity Planning Program. Funding was provided by Massachusetts ARPA State Fiscal Recovery Funds.
For more information, please contact Steven Tupper at 508-744-1232.