2018 Citizen Planner Advanced Academy

Date: June 7, 2018
Time: 9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Location: Okemos Conference Center, 2187 University Park Drive, Okemos, MI 48864
Contact: Janean Danca, 269 657-8213, dancaj@anr.msu.edu

The Return on Investments in Your Community: Planning for the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Land Uses)

Creating and sustaining high-quality communities requires responsible land use policies and careful decision-making. Many popular projects consume resources while other developments generate tax revenue but might be less desirable. Whether its placemaking, the sharing economy, renewable energy systems, medical marijuana facilities, or other hot topics, local leaders must understand what their community wants, who pays for it, and how it impacts the municipality.

The morning session will feature a keynote panel of private developers representing various industry areas. Hear from their point of view on working together through municipal land use approval processes. Two afternoon sessions will focus on skills that local leaders can use in their communities. Participants will learn from MSU educators and each other about the range of considerations necessary to decision-making and how to improve your community’s engagement in the process.

Master Citizen Planners: through May 1, $90 - after May 1, $110
Regular registration: through May 1, $110 - after May 1, $130

Registrations cancelled on or after May 24, 2018 will be assessed a $45 cancellation fee.


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