Local Government Training Workshop:
Improving Community Resiliency

Where: Suffolk County H. Lee Dennison Building
100 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Date: May 23, 2018
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (check in and refreshments 8:30-9:00am)

On behalf of the New York State Floodplain and Stormwater managers Association, New York Sea Grant, the Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center, and partners, I am pleased to invite you to attend a day-long resiliency training for local governments.  This workshop will have two concurrent tracks: 1) Planning for Community Resiliency, and 2) Code Enforcement for Flood Resilience.

Track 1: Planning for Community Resiliency will help communities plan for an uncertain future. Attendees will gain an understanding of potential extreme weather impacts, and other threats, in their region, understand the tools necessary to help them identify risks, and manage and plan for the future.

Track 2: Code Enforcement for Flood Resilience will help Code Enforcement Officers better understand Elevation Certificates, Post-Disaster Floodplain Administrator Response, and the interaction between foundation and flood vents.

Workshop agenda at: https://seagrant.sunysb.edu/coastalcomm/pdfs/ResiliencyTraining-LI-Agenda-0518.pdf

Registration is $30 Members of the New York State Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association; $40 Non-Members; includes continental breakfast (sponsored by Smart Vent) and lunch and is first come, first serve.
Register at: nyfloods.org by May 18, 2018.

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The Long Island Section is pleased to announce that three planners and one planning student have been awarded the 2018 Arthur Kunz Memorial Scholarship for attendance at the APA National Conference in April 2018.

Congratulations to Lucia Cappuccio, assistant planner at the City of Long Beach; Matt Charters, a planner at the Town of Southampton; Matthew Esposito, a planner at the Town of Babylon; and Kendra Armstead, a student at Hunter College who also works full time for an environmental firm on Long Island. Attending the conference itself is an inspiring experience, with lots of learning and networking opportunities, and is guaranteed to inspire and shape the professional paths of attending planners. This year’s winners join a long list of previous scholarship winners including APA Metro Chapter’s President Max Sokol, AICP and dozens of others since 1995.

The LI Section also looks forward to honoring this year’s recipients at the 2018 Arthur Kunz Memorial Scholarship Breakfast to be held this spring. Details on the event will be announced soon!

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We hope you can attend this APA LI Section – American Society of Civil Engineering collaboration!  To register, please click HERE and click on the “TICKETS” button at the right of the screen.  If you are an APA member, please choose the third registration option. 

1 AICP-CM Credit is being requested.