Planning Refresher Workshop

Planning Refresher Workshop

Back to School – Planning Refresher Workshop
Saturday, August 26, 2017 – 8:30am,to 3:30pm
American Mountaineering Center
710 10th St., Golden, CO 80401

Planning commissioners, elected officials and staff: get out your notebooks and join us for the annual DOLA Planning Refresher Workshop on Saturday, August 26 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm in Golden, Colorado. Whether you’re new or seasoned, gain fresh insights at this interactive workshop. The agenda is packed with information you can use, including demographic trends, meetings and decision making, and applying ethics to real-life scenarios. This workshop is provided by the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Community Development Office in partnership with CML, CCI, APA-Colorado, and DRCOG.



8:30am - 9:00am

Check in &, Networking

9:00am - 9:15am

Welcome &, Introductions
Anne Miller, Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) - Community Development Office

9:15am - 10:00am,

Demographic Trends
Chris Akers, DOLA, State Demography Office,(slides)

10:00am - 10:15am,


10:15am - 11:45am

Planning for Housing Choices &, Affordability,
Wayne McClary, Department of Local Affairs, (slides)
Don Elliott, Clarion Associates, (slides)
Kathy Fedler, City of Longmont, (slides)

11:45am - 1:00pm

(on your own)

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Applying Best Practices - Meetings, Decision Making &, Ethical Issues,
Gerald Dahl, Murray Dahl Kuechenmeister & Renaud LLP (slides)

2:30pm - 3:15pm

Planning Commission Scenarios,
Andy Hill, DOLA, Division of Local Government
Gerald Dahl, Murray Dahl Kuechenmeister & Renaud LLP


Wrap-up &, Closing