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PMPEI Course in Subdivision & Land Development Review - OCTOBER 2017

TCRPC will offer a Subdivision and Land Development Review course in October 2017 in partnership with the Pennsylvania Municipal Planning Education Institute.

The course will take place 6 to 9:30 p.m. on three consecutive Thursdays, October 12, 19 & 26, at the Swatara Township Building, 599 Eisenhower Blvd., Harrisburg, PA 17111.

Continuing education credits available for engineers, land surveyors, geologists, attorneys, registered landscape architects and UCC officials.


THANKS TO OUR Principal Education sponsors:


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Lunch & Learn Events

TCRPC will expand its FREE Lunch & Learn program to two webinars per month beginning this fall. 

They're held in our conference room at 112 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101.


UP NEXT:

Wed 10/4, 12-1:45 PM
FAIR HOUSING: SERIOUS RESPONSIBILITY, SERIOUS LIABILITY
Offers 1.5 CM law credits
This session will review significant changes in Federal Fair Housing requirements that occurred in 2015. Topics include the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Federal Fair Housing Act, HUD’s new rule on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, and the implementation of the rule through the Assessment of Fair Housing template. The session will help HUD entitlement communities plan for the new fair housing requirements and better understand what these developments mean for their programs, policies and land use regulations. Sponsored by APA Housing and Community Development Division.
Wed 10/18, 12-1:15 PM
MUNICIPAL TREE COMMISSIONS & TREE ORDINANCE: DO THEY SUPPORT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT?
Offers 1.25 AICP CM credits
This webinar will introduce common sections of street and park tree ordinances, including purpose, tree commission creation, hazardous/nuisance trees on public and private property, permits, violations and enforcement, arboricultural standards and tree planting lists. It will also cover police power, enabling legislation and public participation in decision making. A contrast between municipal street tree ordinance and other types of environmental ordinances will be provided. Presented by Penn State Extension Service. Speaker: William Elmendorf. Moderator: Peter Wulfhorst.



COMING SOON:

Wed 11/1, 12-1:45 PM
PLANNING ETHICS: DEALING WITH PROBLEM BOARDS & BOARD MEMBERS
Offers 1.5 CM ethics credits
Have you faced a situation where a board member -- or the entire board -- goes rogue, veering into unethical or even illegal territory? As an AICP member, what is your role and what are your responsibilities when this occurs?  We will explore these issues through three video scenarios, discussion among a panel of experts, and audience participation through interactive polling and questions (previously recorded). Sponsored by APA Housing and Community Development Division.
 
Wed 11/15, 12-1:15 PM
PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS FOR MUNICIPAL RECREATIONAL FACILITIES
Offers 1.25 AICP CM credits
Public recreational facilities & programs provide opportunities for all ages to be physically active and are typically more affordable than private recreational facilities. However, tight budgets have resulted in the closing of recreational facilities or reducing hours at these facilities. This webinar will highlight 2 communities that have partnered with private, non-profit organizations to meet the demand for recreational facilities and programs for their community. Presented by Penn State Extension Service. Speakers: Charity Field, Pamela Salokangas. Moderator: Peter Wulfhorst.

CANCELLATION POLICY FOR PAID SEMINARS:

[NOTE: Lunch & Learn events are free.]

Cancellations must be made at least seven days before a seminar. If a cancellation is made at least seven days before a seminar, a credit will be issued toward a future seminar (good for one year). No refunds or credits are issued for registrants who fail to cancel less than one week prior to a seminar. If TCRPC cancels a seminar, registrants may request either a refund or a credit toward another seminar.


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Video by Taubman College, University of Michigan


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Video produced by Penn State Extension


OTHER EDUCATION & TRAINING RESOURCES

Tri-County Regional Market Trends & Land-Use Implications:

This online presentation by Todd J. Poole, managing principal of 4ward Planning, covers the Tri-County Region's current and projected demographic and real estate market trends. It touches on trends in population, households, education, consumer spending, labor and industry, and real estate.


OTHER SOURCES: