PUDs, Signs, and Aging in Place: Land Use Training September 17 in Waterloo

The Seneca County Department of Planning and Community Development and the Wayne County Planning Department are together hosting an evening of free training sessions with land use training specialists from the New York State Department of State.

5 – 9 pm, Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Seneca County Office for the Aging
First Floor, Seneca County Office Building
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Soil Health Seminar, August 20 at Cuddeback Farms

Soil Health Seminar

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Cuddeback Farms, 4730 State Route 38A, Skaneateles, NY 13152

Seminar Agenda

9 AM | Registration (CCA & DEC credits), Trade Show
10 AM | Live Tillage Demonstrations
12 NOON | Lunch (provided)
1 PM | Speakers

2:45 PM | Live Tillage Demonstrations
4 PM | Questions


Please register by August 15, 2014 by calling (315) 252-4171, extension 3.

Sponsored by

Cayuga County Soil and Water Conservation District
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County
Agricultural Environmental Management (AEM) program of the New York State Soil and Water Conservation Committee

Preserving Rural Character: Free Workshop August 19 in Fabius


Preserving Rural Character
Through Conservation Subdivision Design

Presenter: Randall Arendt

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 | 5 – 8:30 PM
Skyline Lodge, 1254 Highland Park Road, Fabius, NY 13063

Please register by August 15 by calling (315) 422-8276, extension 212 – Jeanie Gleisner, CNY Regional Planning & Development Board.

Open space preserved in a residential subdivision

Hawksnest, Delafield, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

This land use policy workshop describes practical, proven, market-based techniques for protecting rural character and community-wide open space networks through “conservation design” principles in updated zoning and subdivision regulations. Examples illustrate how thousands of acres have been conserved in this manner, at no public cost, and without negative impacts on landowners.

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Planning and Zoning Summer Schools

The New York Planning Federation and the Association of Towns of New York State present

2014 Planning and Zoning Summer Schools

Topics include

  • Case law updates
  • SEQR
  • Regulating signs
  • Explaining unfamiliar planning and zoning terms
  • Riverfront Development Planning
  • Propane siting
  • Ethics
  • Common site plan mistakes

Registration and agendas online at www.nypf.org/editable/training.html.

Town of Malone (Franklin County)

Monday, July 28, 2014
Mo’s Pub & Grill, 3357 State Route 11, Malone, NY 12953

City of Kingston (Ulster County)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Garden Plaza Hotel, 503 Washington Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401

Town of Colonie (Albany County)

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Century House, 997 New Loudon Road (Route 9), Latham, NY 12110

City of Batavia (Genesee County)

Friday, August 8, 2014
Clarion Hotel, 8250 Park Road, Batavia, NY 14020

Hazard Mitigation and You: Land Use Training, July 16 in Auburn

The Cayuga County Planning Board 2014 Land Use Training Series continues on July 16 with a training session on how to make hazard mitigation a regular part of what your municipality does.

Hazard Mitigation and You:

What You Need to Know

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 | 7 – 9 PM
Distance Learning Room at Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES
1879 West Genesee Street Road, Auburn, NY 13021
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Walk-Bike New York conference May 21-22 in Suffern

Walk-Bike New York: Encouraging Sustainable MovementThere is still time to register and attend! The late registration fee has been waived.

Creating walkable and bikeable environments requires an active collaboration of people with interests in safety, land use, economic development, transportation, education, law enforcement and health promotion. This two-day symposium will draw approximately 200 attendees from various disciplines and provide participants with the tools to work together to create walkable and bikeable communities in New York State.

Walk-Bike New York

May 21-22, 2014

Crowne Plaza, Suffern, NY

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Local Government Workshop for the Finger Lakes Region in Pittsford, May 15

The Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council is hosting its semiannual workshop in Pittsford this May.

Spring 2014 Local Government Workshop

9 am – 5 pm, Thursday, May 15, 2014
Burgandy Basin Inn in Pittsford, New York

For information and registration please visit http://www.gflrpc.org/Spring2014.htm or contact David Zorn at Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council at dave.zorn@gflrpc.org or (585) 454-0190 x14.

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