Friday, August 6, 2010

Elected and Appointed Officials Workshop

Each year, the Midwest Section - Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association hosts a workshop for local Elected and Appointed Officials regarding the basics of development regulations, the role officials play in the urban planning process and an overview of challenges and innovations facing planning and development deparments within our communities. This year, the Section has put together a panel of speakers that will provide insight and moderate discussion among attendees concerning a variety of topics facing those who deal with the development process. Speaker topics will include:

  • Nuts and Bolts of Development Regulations (Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances)
  • Ethics (Roles and Responsibilities of Officials)
  • Alternative Energy
  • Retail Sustainability
  • Legal Responsibilities

The workshop includes a catered lunch and opportunities from other communities to network and discuss challenges and opportunities in the development process. See the flyer link in the documents section for more details.

When: Monday August 30, 2010 - 10am to 4:30pm

Where: Brookside Convention Center 1244 Brookside Drive Hurst

Cost: $25.00 per person

RSVP: by August 24, to Amanda Wilson at or 817-695-9284


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