Thursday, August 18, 2011

Elected and Appointed Officials Workshop

The 19th Annual Elected and Appointed Officials Workshop will be held on August 29th. Each year, the Midwest Section - Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association hosts a workshop for local Elected and Appointed Officials covering 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 departments 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:

  • Basics of planning and development review (zoning and subdivision ordinances)
  • Revitalization of commercial corridors
  • Ethics (Roles and Responsibilities of Officials)
  • Land use and the law

The workshop includes a catered lunch and opportunities to meet officials from other communities to network and discuss challenges and opportunities in the development process. See attached brochure and agenda for more details.

When: Monday, August 29, 2011 – 10 am to 4:00 pm

Where: Brookside Convention Center, 1244 Brookside Drive, Hurst

Cost: $25 per person. Please make checks payable to: Midwest Section TX Chapter of APA. Credit cards cannot be accepted for payment at this time. Payment may be made at the event.

RSVP: Email names of attendees by August 25 to Karla Weaver at or 817-608-2376.

Workshop Agenda Workshop Flyer

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