Over the past two decades, thousands of elected and appointed officials have attended the Annual North Texas Elected & Appointed Officials Workshop, hosted by the American Planning Association - Midwest Texas Chapter. This program continues to be an asset for North Texas communities by providing a full day forum specifically tailored to elected and appointed officials. The focus of this workshop is to provide training on the municipal planning process and present the latest issues for city council, board and commission members. Both new and experienced officials will benefit from this workshop. Planning professionals will present and discuss various planning and development related issues across North Texas. Topics will include planning and development review, ethics, improving neighborhoods and planning tools for economic growth.
Early registration is $35.00. Registration fee includes the seminar, a catered lunch, and presentation materials. The last day to purchase early registration tickets is Monday, June 16, 2014. After June 16, registration will increase to $50.00. The last day to register for the event is Thursday, June 26, 2014.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO BROOKSIDE CONVENTION CENTER IN HURST
The Brookside Convention Center is located at 1244 Brookside Drive in Hurst. From SH 183 (Airport Freeway), exit Precinct Line Road (FM 3029). Turn south onto Precinct Line Road and continue approximately ¼ mile to Bedford-Euless Road. Turn left (east) on Bedford-Euless Road and continue 4 blocks to Brookside Drive. Turn right (south) onto Brookside Drive. The Convention Center will be located on the left (east) side of the street and the parking lot will be located on the right (west) side of the street. Due to the construction along SH183, please allow time for travel.
9:30 AM - Registration Opens
10:00 AM - Welcome and Introductions
10:30 AM - Basics of Planning & Development Review - Dave Gattis, FAICP, City of Benbrook
12:00 PM - Catered Lunch and Presentation - Mike Brennan, AICP, Fort Worth South Inc.
1:30 PM - Ethics for Decision Makers - Ann Bagley, FAICP, Bagley Associates
2:30 PM - Break
2:45 PM - Improving Neighborhoods - Ann Zadeh, AICP
3:15 PM - Economic Focused Comprehensive Plans - Mark Bowers, AICP, Jacobs
3:45 PM - Closing Remarks
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