The Spring 2013 Newsletter is Here! Check it out right here.
A free event exploring stormwater as an amenity for site design. All info is posted here.
All info here
On Friday June 28th from 1:30 – 3:30 pm the MD APA Chapter will host a panel discussion on Transportation Policy and Funding at Morgan State University.
This Program will occur as part of the Chapter’s Annual meeting to be held that day. Three great panelists from will speak about current transportation policy and funding perspectives from the local, state and national level. We are seeking CM credits for this Program and additional CM credits are anticipated for the morning program.
Members will be able to attend the afternoon Transportation Program for free, but there will be a registration fee if you want to attend the full day event since lunch is included.
The agenda details and registration information for the annual meeting will be sent out by early June, and you will be able to go to the chapter website for more details.
- Healthy by Design: Innovative approaches to creating communities that promote healthier lifestyles for the citizens and the environment.
- Creating Prosperity through Diversification: A case study of the growth and success of the region’s wine industry.
- The Benefits of Public and Private Partnerships.
- Building Business Friendly Practices in Government.
Full meeting agenda and registration information will be sent in mid May. For questions or additional information, contact Nancy Nunn at (410) 827-8056, ext. 128, or firstname.lastname@example.org ; or Jeff Jackman at (301) 475-4200 ext. 1541, orJeff.Jackman@stmarysmd.com
More info here: www.cityoffrederick.com/CivicAlerts.aspx
A free event in Frederick
Jeff Speck has dedicated his career to determining what makes cities thrive and he has boiled it down to one key factor: walkability. Speck will be in Frederick to speak about his work and his latest book, entitled “Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time,” at event scheduled for Sunday, April 28th at City Hall. The talk, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 5:00 PM with a book signing afterwards.
All info on this flyer
The University of Maryland Extension in conjunction with our Chapter and the Harry Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology is sponsoring the 7th Annual Western Maryland Local Government Exchange to be held Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Hagerstown Ramada Plaza Hotel. This year’s theme is “Seeking Stability in the New Normal" with an emphasis on public and private sector coordination that will feature speakers and topics of interest beyond the limits of Western Maryland.
Primary Sessions Include: · Economic Development and Business Friendly Practices · Government and Intergovernmental Service and Infrastructure · Land Use Regulations - With focus on TMDL/WIP implementation · Transportation
Primary Sessions Include:
· Economic Development and Business Friendly Practices
· Government and Intergovernmental Service and Infrastructure
· Land Use Regulations - With focus on TMDL/WIP implementation
Attached, please find a copy of the conference agenda and registration form (only $25) for your use, noting that AICP CM credits have previously been awarded and are currently pending approval. Last year we were privileged to host a contingent of Dr. Bullamore´s planning students from Frostburg State University and look forward to expanding the presence of students and academics. The Local Government Exchange has always been proud to serve as a forum with a unique mix of professional planners, transportation officials, government practitioners, state, county and municipal elected officials, private consultants, interested citizens and non-profits. Please feel free to contact me with any questions and hope to see you in the "Hub City" May 10th!
The Spring newsletter is now available!
This is just a friendly reminder that Maryland Chapter of APA is currently accepting articles for the winter publication of Maryland APA Newsletter, MarylandPlanner. The deadline for submission has been extended to January 4, 2013 .
If you are currently working on an interesting project or have recently completed a challenging planning exercise, we will like to hear from you. Planning articles should not exceed 2 to 3 pages in length (800-1200 Words). Smaller articles, planning news items are also welcome. The articles and photographs can be submitted to email@example.com. If you have any questions or ideas for expanding the publication please contact the Newsletter team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you taking the AICP exam ? The Pennsylvania chapter is doing an exam review session in Harrisburg on March 23rd
We are holding it near Harrisburg this year, on March 23rd. Full details can be found at: http://planningpa.org/for-
The AICP Exam prep session is targeted at those who are taking the test in May or November of 2013, and will provide testing tips as well as an overview of material within each content area of the exam. Information will be provided on history, law, theory, plan implementation, functional areas, public participation, social justice, spatial areas and ethics. Resources will be identified to assist attendees with their studies. The session is free for members and $20 for non-members; attendees must purchase lunch on their own. Beverages will be provided throughout the day.
Sponsored by Chapters, Divisions and Universities
All sessions are scheduled for 1 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern Time unless otherwise noted. Access for each presentation will begin at 12:50 pm eastern time.
CM credits are available with most offerings.
Maryland APA Executive Board Meetings are always open to the membership. Please feel free to attend anyone of our upcoming meetings! Check the Calendar of Events page for dates, times, and locations.
Have something relevant to share with your fellow Maryland planners? Use the Chapter listserv, which is available only to Chapter members.