December 2014 Volume XXVII, Issue 12

 

In This Issue...

December President's Message

Ten Big Ideas: Planning to Improve Community Health 

Join the APA Washington Task Force to Help Create a Healthier Future 

APA National County Planning Division Invites 2015 Project Award Applications

Association of Washington Cities Offers Fresh Resources for GMA Updates

National APA Community Planning Assistance Team Seeks Applicants

Proposed New APA Division Would Focus on Hazard Mitigation





 

 

 

December President's Message
Ivan reflects on the links between Halloween and urban planning—and welcomes input on the 2015 budget process for the Dec. 11 board meeting. 

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Ten Big Ideas: Planning to Improve Community Health
This working group is developing a policy framework and a resource guide to help integrate health into urban planning.   

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Join the APA Washington Task Force to Help Create a Healthier Future
Thanks to a recent CDC grant, national APA is offering monetary resources to promote public health for the first time. APA Washington seeks ideas for proposals. 

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APA National County Planning Division Invites 2015 Project Award Applications
Apply by Feb. 6 for the opportunity to have your recent outstanding project recognized at the national conference in Seattle.  

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Association of Washington Cities Offers Fresh Resources for GMA Updates
A dozen short videos on a variety of topics can ease the complex task of updating comprehensive plan and development regulations. 

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National APA Community Planning Assistance Team Seeks Applicants
Need help for a community that lacks resources to tackle planning challenges? Apply by Dec. 4. 

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Proposed New APA Division Would Focus on Hazard Mitigation
Interested in how planners can create good disaster recovery policy?  Join this group to help plan a new APA Division. 

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