Government Operations and Public Meetings

Controversial Land Uses

Municipalities are constantly faced with new and emerging controversial land uses, and determining how to regulate these land uses is one of the most challenging issues for any planning agency to resolve. From rural eyesores to unwelcome city neighbors, this program examines recent caselaw dealing with these controversial uses, including things like methadone clinics, homeless […]

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Ethical Considerations in Planning and Zoning Decision-Making

Ethical issues arise more frequently in planning and zoning decision-making than many realize. This presentation will include discussion of ethical legal requirements, conflicts of interest, recusal, site inspections and other related issues. Presented by Mark Schachner, Esq., Miller, Mannix, Schachner and Hafner, LLC This session has been submitted for 1.5 CM This webinar is being […]

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Creative and Resilient Planning During COVID-19

This session will explore creative changes to ongoing municipal planning operations, existing policies, community engagement and the impact on capital and long range planning projects in addition to local economies as a result of COVID-19. Real-life experiences and lessons learned from Capital Region communities will be shared from a variety of perspectives including a municipal […]

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cap district regional planning commission

RFP: Economic Development Strategic Planning (Albany County)

RFP: Economic Development Strategic Planning (Albany County) The County of Albany is seeking proposals for economic development strategic planning as requested by the County Executive’s Office. Albany County is requesting proposals to conduct a community-wide strategic process which will guide our community’s economic development efforts over the next five to ten years. The full RFP and […]

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