February 2015 Volume XXVIII, Issue 2

 

In This Issue...

February President's Message

2015 Project Awards Program 

How Planners Can Thrive in Connected, Data-Driven Cities 

FEMA Offers Pilot Community Disaster Recovery Course

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February President's Message
Ivan covers the upcoming National Conference in Seattle, the Short Course, and the importance of infographics.  

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2015 Project Awards Program
The APA County Planning Division (CPD) and the National Association of County Planners (NACP) are pleased to announce the opening of their 2015 Project Awards Program application cycle.     

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How Planners Can Thrive in Connected, Data-Driven Cities
The way in which we use data is shifting how we approach issues facing our cities. Harnessing and deploying new technologies that utilize this data will be key to creating and sustaining smart cities.   

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FEMA Offers Pilot Community Disaster Recovery Course
Interested in receiving CEU credits for disaster recovery preparedness training? FEMA is offering a pilot CEU course ‘E 0210 Recovery from Disaster: The Local Government Role’, in Emmitsburg, MD March 23-26. Applications due Feb. 6, 2015.   

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Planner's Update (Washington State Department of Commerce)

This month’s newsletter covers Department staffing updates, GMA Update Grants, Washington Administrative Code updates, and a request for applications for the NEP Wastershed Protection and Restoration Grant Program.

Regional and Intergovernmental Planning E-Journal: Winter 2014/2015

From APA, read the latest news in regional planning, from the new initiative the division is putting together, to the PSRC’s centers planning, to ongoing activism surrounding I-15 in San Diego. 
  

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