Sonoma State University’s 30th Annual Planning Commissioners Conference

Saturday, December 7, 2013, 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

Location

The Cooperage, Sonoma State University

Parking

Free parking is included as part of your conference registration. Recommended parking lots and a code to redeem your free parking pass will be sent with your registration confirmation.

Schedule

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

Conference Agenda

30th Annual Planning Commissioners Conference Agenda

Conference Materials

Health Impact Assessment: Informing General Plan Updates, Specific Plans, and Other Planning Applications Jonathan Heller, Co-Director, Human Impact Partners

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 Tom Jacobson, Dept. of Environmental Studies and Planning, Sonoma State University

California Dept. of Water Resources Integrating Water and Land Management: The California Water Plan & The 2009 Pilot Project Elizabeth Patterson, CA Department of Water Resources

Integrated Water & Land Management Tool Development & Use Allison Lassiter, Sonoma State University Center for Sustainable Communities

Integrated Water & Land Management Tool

Integrated Water & Land Management Tool Distribution Alex Hinds, Sonoma State University Center for Sustainable Communities

 

Cost

 $80 per person, course materials and continental breakfast included.

Registration (Deadline: November 27)

Planning Commissioners Conference Registration Form

Planning Commissioners Conference Registration Form

Register by email, fax, or mail  Register early, as space is limited

Payment

Visa® and MasterCard® accepted.  Please make checks payable to Sonoma State University. 

Refunds

A refund minus $30 service fee will be given for cancellations through November 27, 2013.  We regret that no refunds can be given after that date.

Questions?

For more information please contact Katie Musick: musick@sonoma.edu, (707) 664-2112.

 

Planning Commissioners Conference Archive

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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