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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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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Government Operations and Public Meetings

CDRPC Webinar: 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 (no Ethics CMs have […]

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CDRPC Webinar: Aging in Place

With our growing population of older residents, are local steps being taken to ensure that they can live independently for as long as possible? What makes a community livable for older citizens benefits people of all ages and physical abilities. This presentation provides land use planning and regulatory tools to help people in your community […]

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Government Operations and Public Meetings

CDRPC Local Government Workshop Webinar: Planning Case Law Update

For the Thursday, May 28, 2020, our Webinar topic will be “DEC Online Interactive Mappers.” This webinar will begin at 10:30am. Get the latest information on New York courts as they reviewed and issued decisions on a wide variety of land use approvals and denials. If you are looking for insight into how courts thought about […]

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