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American Planning Association
Arkansas Chapter


Upcoming events

    • 04/19/2018
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Northwest Arkansas Board of Realtors, 314 N. Goad Springs Road, Lowell, AR 72745

    Event Details

    Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

    Northwest Arkansas Board of Realtors

    314 N. Goad Springs Road, Lowell, AR 72745

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    NWARPC has partnered with the Northwest Arkansas Urban Land Institute for this event and will feature Joe Milazzo II, PE Executive Director Regional Transportation Alliance Raleigh-Durham and Mark Fisher Chief Policy Officer Indy Chamber Indianapolis. Both speakers have been instrumental on the business/chamber side to improve mobility in both regions.

    Speaker Bios:

    Joe Milazzo serves as Executive Director of the Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA) business coalition. RTA is the voice of the regional business community on transportation in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina, which includes more than 125 of the leading businesses, universities, and transportation partners across the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill region. RTA elevated a scalable, bus rapid transit-based approach as a viable option for improving transit in Wake County. Joe serves on the Rethinking Southern Cities council for Urban Land Institute (ULI) Carolinas and holds master’s degrees in both business management and civil engineering from NC State and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Penn State. He has been a licensed professional engineer in North Carolina for more than 20 years.

    Mark Fisher serves as the Chief Policy Officer for the Indy Chamber. In this role, Mark is responsible for the overall public policy direction of the Indy Chamber, while focusing his efforts on economic & community development, transportation, local government and fiscal policy matters. Prior to joining the Indy Chamber, Mark served as Director of Engagement and Interim President of Develop Indy as well as various roles within the Indy Chamber’s public policy team.

    Mark holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, certificate in Business, a minor in Economics from Indiana University-Bloomington and a Master’s of Public Affairs from Indiana University-Indianapolis. Mark is active in community-based initiatives including Leadership Indianapolis, as well as serving as a member of the board for IndyGo (the Indianapolis transit agency), EmployIndy, Midtown Indy and the Indianapolis LISC office.

    • 06/27/2018
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Delta Center at Arkansas State University, Jonesboro

    The foundational training for newly appointed planning officials or a refresher for more experienced members. 

    Training Agenda: 

    Planning 101

    Zoning regulations

    Subdivision regulations

    "Planning in Arkansas" manual 

    Ethics for Planning Commissioners 

    Sponsored by the Arkansas Public Administration Consortium (APAC), the Arkansas Chapter of the American Planning Association, and the Arkansas Municipal League.

    Register here

Past events

03/15/2018 2018 Spring Conference of the Arkansas Chapter of the American Planning Association
03/14/2018 Planning Commission Training - Advanced Training Topics 301
01/31/2018 Growing Mobility for a Growing Region - A Speaker Series on Mobility: Part Two
12/15/2017 Planning Webcast Series - Women and Planning Division - Women in Planning: Guiding Emerging Professionals
12/13/2017 Planning Webcast Series - Transportation Planning Division - Land Use, Mobility and Technology in Urban America
12/08/2017 Planning Webcast Series - Step by Step: Catalyzing Walkable Redevelopment
12/01/2017 Planning Webcast Series - LGBTQ and Planning Division - Queer and the Conversation: The Ethics of Inclusion
11/13/2017 Growing Mobility for a Growing Region - A Speaker Series on Mobility
09/28/2017 2017 Arkansas Chapter of the American Planning Association Fall Conference
09/27/2017 Planning Commission Training - Planning 101
08/15/2017 The Better Communities Lecture Series featuring Joe Minicozzi of Urban3
08/14/2017 The Better Communities Lecture Series featuring Joe Minicozzi of Urban3
06/28/2017 Planning Commission Training 201 - Advanced Training Topics
06/23/2017 Planning Webcast Series - Economic Development for Everyone: Creating Jobs, Growing Businesses, and Building Resilience in Low-Income Communities (Mississippi Chapter)
06/16/2017 Planning Webcast Series - A Road Map for Age-Friendly Communities (Private Practice Division)
06/02/2017 Planning Webcast Series - Women in Planning: Leadership & Empowerment (Women and Planning Division)
04/14/2017 Planning Webcast Series - Northern New England Chapter
04/07/2017 Planning Webcast Series - Transportation Planning Division
03/31/2017 Planning Webcast Series - Urban Design & Preservation Division
03/30/2017 Planner & Emergency Manager Webinar
03/24/2017 Planning Webcast Series - Pennsylvania Chapter
03/17/2017 Planning Webcast Series - Sustainable Communities Division
03/10/2017 Planning Webcast Series - Northern New England Chapter
03/09/2017 2017 Arkansas Chapter of the APA Spring Conference
02/24/2017 Planning Webcast Series - Delaware Chapter
02/10/2017 Planning Webcast Series
02/09/2017 Bikes vs Cars Film Screening (Fayetteville)
01/19/2017 Bikes vs Cars Film Screening (Bentonville)
12/16/2016 Planning Webcast Series
12/09/2016 Planning Webcast Series
09/29/2016 2016 Arkansas Chapter of the APA Fall Conference
09/28/2016 Plan4Health Webinar
09/28/2016 Planning Commission Training - Planning 301
09/23/2016 Planning Webcast Series
09/22/2016 Planning Information Exchange Webinar
09/07/2016 Planning Webcast Series
08/26/2016 Planning Webcast Series
08/19/2016 Planning Webcast Series
08/12/2016 Planning Webcast Series
08/05/2016 Planning Webcast Series
07/29/2016 Planning Webcast Series
07/22/2016 Planning Webcast Series
07/15/2016 Planning Webcast Series
06/28/2016 Planning Commission Training - Planning 201
06/24/2016 Planning Webcast Series
06/17/2016 Planning Webcast Series
06/10/2016 Planning Webcast Series
06/03/2016 Planning Webcast Series
05/20/2016 Planning Webcast Series
05/13/2016 Planning Webcast Series
05/06/2016 Planning Webcast Series
04/29/2016 Planning Webcast Series
04/22/2016 Planning Webcast Series
04/15/2016 Planning Webcast Series
04/01/2016 Planning Webcast Series
03/10/2016 2016 Spring Conference - Transforming Places - Tony Garcia (Keynote Speaker)
10/21/2015 Quad State Conference - Fall 2015
06/12/2015 Planning for Sign Code Success
03/12/2015 Spring Conference - Randall Arendt (Keynote Speaker)
09/11/2014 Fall Conference - Donovan Rypkema (Keynote Speaker)

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