Charlevoix County Planners Forum

Date: October 30, 2014
Time: 5 - 9 p.m.
Location: Charlevoix Public Library, 220 W. Clinton St., Charlevoix
Contact: 231-582-6232,

General Information

Join us for this opportunity to learn about hot planning topics in Charlevoix County. Experts from MSU Extension and local agencies will be on hand to lead a panel discussion and concurrent sessions.

This event is partially funded by a grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. The registration fee for this workshop is low, and includes a pizza supper for all participants.

Master Citizen Planners are eligible to receive 4 MCP credits.


5:00 p.m.     Panel discussion: Important trends planners in Charlevoix County should know about

6:00 p.m.    Pizza break and conversation

6:30 p.m.    Concurrent sessions

Session A
Placemaking: the newest rage in planning and zoning.
Dean Solomon, MSU Extension

Session B 
What to do with contentious ZBA issues
Kurt Schindler, MSU Extension

7:20 p.m.            Session A
The Lake Charlevoix shoreline zoning project
Dusty Christensen, LIAA

Session B
Parcel splits and the Land Division Act
Kurt Schindler, MSU Extension
Virginia Marme, Charlevoix County Register of Deeds 

8:15 p.m.     Session A
The Charlevoix County Recreation Plan update—your opportunity for input
The Charlevoix County Parks Committee

Session B
Can local governments regulate oil and gas development?
Dean Solomon, MSU Extension

9:00 p.m.    Adjourn


Registration fee: $15 per person
Includes all sessions, resource materials and a pizza supper.

Registration deadline: Friday, October 24

Register soon, space is limited.

Visit the Charlevoix County Planners Forum registration page for more information.


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