Sonoma State University’s 31st Annual Planning Commissioners Conference

Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9:00am - 1:00pm

For Commissioners, Elected Officials, Professional Staff, and Community Members

Presented by Sonoma State’s Department of Environmental Studies & Planning, Center for Sustainable Communities, and Student Planning Association. Co-Sponsored by APA California Northern Section.

Schedule

  • Check-in, continental breakfast:  8:30am – 9:00am
  • Conference: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Conference Agenda

  • Mike McCoy, Executive Director, California Strategic Growth Council, “SB 375 − Planning, Investing, Building, Monitoring, Planning:  The Cycle to Success”
  • Al Herson, The Sohagi Law Group, The Dan Curtin Land Use Law Lecture: “Measuring Transportation Impacts:  Can ‘Vehicle Miles Traveled’ and ‘Level of Service’ Peacefully Co-Exist?”
  • Dr. Elizabeth Baca, Senior Health Advisor, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research A Culture of Health – What Your General Plan Can Do For You”

Seminar Handouts

Planning, Investing, Building, Monitoring, Planning - Mike McCoy, Executive Director, California Strategic Growth Council

VMT vs LOS, Can They Peacefully Coexist? - Al Herson, JD, FAICP

A Culture of Health: What your General Plan can do for you…and what you can do for your General Plan - Elizabeth Baca, MD, MPA, Senior Health Advisor Governor’s Office of Planning and Research

 

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Sonoma State University’s 30th Annual Planning Commissioners Conference Saturday, December 7, 2013 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Presented by SSU’s Department of Environmental Studies & Planning, Center for Sustainable Communities, and Student Planning Association. An update on planning practice and law specially designed for planning commissioners and agency staff.

Seminar Handouts

Health Impact Assessment: Informing General Plan Updates, Specific Plans, and Other Planning Applications Jonathan

The Dan Curtin Lecture on Land Use Law: An Update on Imposing Conditions on Development Approvals, More News on ‘Exactions’ from the U.S. Supreme Court

California Dept. of Water Resources Integrating Water and Land Management: The California Water Plan & The 2009 Pilot Project

Integrated Water & Land Management Tool Development & Use

Integrated Water & Land Management Tool

Integrated Water & Land Management Tool Distribution

Sonoma State University’s 29th Annual Planning Commissioners Conference Saturday, December 1, 2012 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Presented by SSU’s Department of Environmental Studies & Planning, Center for Sustainable Communities, and Student Planning Association. An update on planning practice and law specially designed for planning commissioners and agency staff.

Seminar Handouts

SSU Center for Sustainable Communities Update: 2012 - Alext Hinds & Wayne Goldberg

Effective Housing Planning - Cathy Creswell

Integrated Water a New Design Ecology - Josiah Raison Cain

Is there a disconnect of water and land use? - Elizabeth A. Patterson, AICP

 

Sonoma State University’s 28th Annual Planning Commissioners Conference Saturday, December 3, 2011 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Presented by SSU’s Department of Environmental Studies & Planning, Center for Sustainable Communities, and Student Planning Association. An update on planning practice and law specially designed for planning commissioners and agency staff. The 2011 SSU PC Conference Flyer and registration form are now available. Recognizing the ongoing fiscal challenges facing many local governments, we are maintaining our reduced registration fee this year at $75 per person and not providing lunch at the end of the day’s program. We hope this helps and we’ll see you in December. Questions? Contact Jo-Ann Smith at 707.664.2306 or email at joann.smith@sonoma.edu

Seminar Handouts

Effective Communication for Planning Commissioners - Janet Ruggiero

How to Review a Development Proposal

Suggestions for Success

 

Sonoma State University’s, 27th Annual Planning Commissioners Conference, Saturday, December 4, 2010, 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Presented by SSU’s Department of Environmental Studies & Planning, Center for Sustainable Communities, and Student Planning Association. The Registration Form and Conference Flyer are now available. Questions? Contact Jo-Ann Smith at 707.664.2306 or email at joann.smith@sonoma.edu

Sonoma State University’s 26th Annual Planning Commissioners Conference Saturday, December 5, 2009 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Presented by SSU’s Department of Environmental Studies & Planning, Center for Sustainable Communities, and Student Planning Association An update on planning practice and law specially designed for planning commissioners and agency staff Watch for registration materials Recognizing the ongoing fiscal challenges facing many local governments, we are maintaining our reduced registration fee this year at $75 per person and not providing lunch at the end of the day’s program. We hope this helps and we’ll see you in December. Questions? Contact Jo-Ann Smith at 707.664.2306 or email at joann.smith@sonoma.edu

Seminar Handouts:
Practical approaches to today's planning challenges: Effective city council-planning commission-staff relations Planning for planning commission success;
CEQA, general plans, global warming, and local government action;
What does SB 375 really mean for local planning and livable communities?;
Climate change and planning: bringing it home to the North Bay;
The land use/public health connection: Preview of a new project in Sonoma County