CDRPC Local Government Workshop Webinar: Clean Energy and Your Comprehensive Plan: Guidance for Local Governments

NYSERDA will discuss a new resource for municipalities looking to incorporate clean energy goals and objectives into their comprehensive plans. Whether your community is looking to modify an existing plan, create a separate clean energy plan component, or build a new comprehensive plan from scratch, this session will introduce key considerations and resources to ensure […]

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CDPC Local Government Workshop Webinar: Planning Infrastructure for Natural Resiliency & Green Solutions

Threats of environmental degradation from climate change are prompting planners to reduce the carbon impact and promote functional and resilient infrastructure. Infrastructure is taking new forms, using naturalistic elements and green solutions through designs that anticipate and address the effects of severe heat, drought, and even potential wildfires, as well as ensuring post-development stormwater flows […]

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CDRPC Local Government Workshop Webinar: Achieving Sustainability through Infrastructure Planning

The availability of centralized water and sewer infrastructure is often a determining factor for future growth, particularly in rural areas. Long-range infrastructure planning combined with thoughtful land use regulations can be a useful tool for communities to target growth and development into areas with the capacity to support greater density while minimizing environmental impacts. Using […]

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CDRPC Local Government Webinar: Review Board Procedures: The Who, What & How to Achieve Development Success

A comprehensive overview for municipal review boards, staff, elected officials, and the general public outlining the roles, procedures, and most importantly, parameters of influence on typical development review applications. Keeping attendees awake and engaged, this session will utilize interactive tools to challenge one’s understanding of their role and reinforce best practices. We will work through […]

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CDRPC Local Government Workshop Webinar: Comprehensive Plans: Gaining a Competitive Advantage for Your Community

Many communities do not have a strong, practical and useful comprehensive plan. MRB Group’s SmarterlocalGov team works to strengthen municipal leaders and teams, and advocates planning practices as a community-building process. This session will discuss why a comprehensive plan is beneficial, what’s inside a good comprehensive plan, and how it can affect your community’s ability […]

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CDRPC Local Government Workshop Webinar: “CapitalRegionIndicators.org and Other Data Tools and Resources”

CDRPC staff will review capitalregionindicators.org. Capital Region Indicators is a joint initiative of the Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC), Capital Region Chamber, The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region and the Capital District Transportation Committee. This initiative seeks to help a wide variety of public and private organizations better understand the communities of […]

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