Focus North Texas 7

Focus North Texas 7
Event on 2017-01-20 08:00:00
The North Central Texas Section of the American Planning Association Announces the 7th Annual  FOCUS NORTH TEXAS  Planning Symposium   Featuring Keynote Speaker; Sgt. Leroy Quigg, Dallas Police Department Founded the gang intervention program and works closely with at-risk youth to  develop trust and create a sense of community.   Sessions (times subject to change): Session 1 – 8:30 to 10:00 am Sign Codes Following Reed v Town of Gilbert – Daniel Santee and Brian James Public Policy and Community Engagement – Lee Battle, Rebecca Vice, and Kathryn May Mixed Use Zoning for Every City – Brad Lonberger, James Frye, Mark Goode, and Jason Claunch Multi-Modal Streets – Rob Rae, Dave Carter, and Catrine Machi Leadership Strength-Based Teams – Kevin Shepherd and Kristen Green Session 2 – 10:15 to 11:45 am Planning Law Update – Kim Mickelson and William Dahlstrom Removing Barriers to Community Engagement – Esmerelda de la Cruz, Craig Fisher, Alana Oldenberg, and Janet Moos Beyond Code Enforcement to Building Community – Lori Schwarz, Scott Lussier, Shanette Brown, Tiffany Tononi, Dusty McAfee, and Mike Green PIDs, TIRZs & Other Financing Tools – Julie Fort Using Mixed Use Techniques – Jay Narayana, Jennifer Arnold, and Theresa O’Donnell LUNCHEON – 12:00 – 1:30 pm Session 3 – 1:45 to 3:15 pm Ethics Case of the Year – Ann Bagley and Connie CooperEconomic Development Makeovers – Alexis Jackson, Rick Leisner, and Brian Keith Resilient Cities – Theresa O’Donnell and Steven Duong Creative Zoning & Entitlements – William Dahlstrom, Brad Lonberger, and Brandon Palanker                Municipal Financing 101 – Kevin Shepherd and Becky Brooks Session 4 – 3:30 to 5:00 pm Ethics – A Humorous Look at a Serious Subject – Craig Farmer Faith-Based Community Engagement – Kala Krishnan, Jim McGuire, James Donaldson, Dwaraka Iynegar Comp Plans – Getting the Community Engaged with the Process – Abra Nusser, Wendy Shabay, Jackie Reyff Selling Your Ideas – John Lettelleir and Kevin Shepherd Disaster Response after the First Responders – Marc Kurbansade  Courses Specifically Designed for Elected and Appointed Officials: 8:30 to 10:00 am Planning 101 – What Your Staff Wants You to Know About Planning10:15 to 11:45 am Planning 102 – Open Meetings and Other Rules to Live By as a Commissioner or Councilmember AICP Exam Prep Class – 1:45 to 5:00 pm – Richard Luedke After the sessions, unwind with us at Matt’s Rancho Cantina (located across the parking lot from the Culwell Center and adjacent to the Hyatt Place Hotel). **Refund policy, full refund allowed before 1/09/17. After that date, a substitute may be made, but no refund. Last minute absences due to sickness or other emergencies will be given a credit for next year’s event. Refund requests and questions, please send to Alexis Jackson. ***Any additional questions please contact Brooks Wilson.  

at Curtis Culwell Center (formerly Garland Special Events Center)
4999 Naaman Forest Boulevard
Garland, United States

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