Thank you to everyone who RSVP’d for the Garvies Point Walking Tour. Unfortunately the weather forecast is not looking great for Friday, so we have made the decision to use our rain date of September 24, 2021.

The City of Glen Cove is hosting a Transportation Innovation Series, with several events planned over the next several weeks. Please see the Innovation Series flyer for more information. Link to register available HERE.

The next event (virtual webinar) is scheduled for Wednesday September 15, 2021 at 12PM. We hope to see you there!

Hi All!

After a long hiatus, we are very excited to announce our first in-person event of 2021! Please see event flyer for more information. Special thanks to Ann Fangmann for setting up this event. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Ann at afangmann@glencovecda.org. Hope to see you all on September 17th!

The New York State Climate Action Council (Council) is a 22-member committee that will prepare a Scoping Plan to achieve the State’s bold clean energy and climate agenda. The Council will also oversee the establishment of sector-specific advisory panels and working groups and will work in consultation with the Climate Justice Working Group and the Environmental Justice Advisory Group. 

The Climate Action Council will hold a meeting February 26, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. ET.

In keeping with measures designed to limit the spread of COVID-19, the meeting will be held via teleconference. To observe the meeting, please use the WebEx information below. A recording of the meeting will be posted on the Climate Act website within three days of the meeting, or as soon as practicable.

Meeting Agenda [PDF]
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Event Number: 145 134 3284
Event Password: climate
Phone Number: +1-415-655-0003
Access Code: 145 134 3284

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The Preservation League of New York State is pleased to present a six-part virtual webinar series in partnership with the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation & the American Planning Association, New York Upstate Chapter.

Virtual Series Schedule

Technical Talks: Researching Your Historic House
January 25, 1:00 p.m.

Commercial Historic Tax Credit Webinar
Capital District/Adirondack region focus, all welcome
February 10, 2021 | 6:00 p.m.

Technical Talks: National Register Districts
February 22, 2021 | 12:00 p.m.

Homeowner Historic Tax Credit Webinar
Southern Tier focus, all welcome
March 10, 2021 | 6:00 p.m.

Technical Talks: Historic Windows
March 22, 2021 | 12:00 p.m.

For more detailed program descriptions and registration links, please visit the Sparking Recovery Through Preservation Virtual Series webpage.

AICP members can earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for all programs in this series. Each of the (5) webinars is worth 1 CM credit. AICP CM credits can be logged at www.planning.org/cm. AICP members must be in attendance for the duration of the event to receive CM credits.

For planning and zoning board members, two courses from this webinar series will fulfill the four hour annual training requirement from New York State.

For more information, please visit: http://www.dos.ny.gov/lg/lut/index.html

The Long Island Regional Planning Council explores what local retail—and redevelopment—could look like in five years.

Is Long Island’s challenged brick-and-mortar retail sector a dinosaur headed to extinction—or does it present a transformational opportunity to reimagine development in Nassau and Suffolk counties? 

The Long Island Regional Planning Council (LIRPC) will discuss the challenges and opportunities during its panel discussion “Dinosaur or Dynamo? The Future of Long Island Retail” at 10 AM on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. This program may be eligible for self-reported CM credits.

The panelists are: 

  • Dave Ackerman – Director of Marketing, Samanea New York 
  • Jonathan E. Cohen – Vice President, Blumenfeld Development Group 
  • Pat Halpin – Managing Director, Mercury 
  • Sarah Lansdale – Director of Planning, Suffolk County 
  • Larry Rose – Principal, The Rose Group 
  • Sean Sallie – Deputy Commissioner for Planning, Nassau County 

Gary Lewi, Managing Director of Rubenstein PR, will moderate the panel. 


Wednesday, November 18, 10:00 AM to 12 PM. 


Virtual Meeting via Zoom 

Please click the link to join the webinar: https://vhb.zoom.us/j/98324233821?pwd=M2lxeldjS3RGaWUzWDVXdWJtTVl3QT09 

If prompted, enter password: 784251

Or Telephone: (646) 558-8656 

If prompted: Webinar ID: 983 2423 3821; Passcode: 784251

For more information, please CLICK HERE


CLICK HERE to Register

Join us for an online Land Use Leadership Alliance (LULA) training program

Meeting Local and Regional Fair & Affordable Housing Needs

Advanced training on planning, financing, zoning, fair housing, and engaging the public on affordable housing.

Must be able to attend all dates to register:

October 22, October 29, November 5, November 12, November 19 & December 3 – 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Sessions include presentations from regional planners, developers, attorneys and public engagement specialists. Skilled facilitators will conduct breakout exercises and guide group discussions. Participants will virtually tour new affordable housing sites and meet developers and community reps. Curriculum will be tailored to those that register. Participants must register in advance for this free program. CLE credits for attorneys (fee of $20 per credits) and Training Certificates for local board members. All sessions to take place via Zoom. Limited spots available in order to facilitate dialogue appropriately. Priority will be given to new participants to the LULA program.

Register by September 21, 2020 by emailing your name, contact information, and name of community to Ann Marie McCoy at amccoy@law.pace.edu.

For program information, contact Tiffany Zezula at tzezula@law.pace.edu.