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EPP: Donation Drive + Development Tour

Join EPP on Tuesday, January 27 for a donation drive for the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless and development tour. Collect items throughout February, then join us for a tour of their Renaissance at North Colorado Station mixed income development in the Clayton neighborhood at Colorado and 40th. The tour will end with a Q&A session with Colorado Coalition for the Homeless staff about housing efforts in Denver, and the evening will conclude with the packing of donated items. Please bring the items with you to the event and feel free to reach out to friends and coworkers to extend our reach!

Oil & Gas Development—The Planner’s Role and Educational Opportunities

Oil and gas development is a reality across Colorado and offers opportunities for planners to be an important part of the development review process. While each jurisdiction’s regulations will set the baseline for process and regulatory authority, common threads are worth noting regarding how planners can prepare for dealing with this interesting and often challenging land use.

From Pulaski to Planning

As a former wildland firefighter, my experiences of suppressing fire in the wildland-urban interface motivated me to obtain an education and career in planning. An understanding of wildland fire behavior and suppression tactics have greatly impacted my planning career and I believe are increasingly important for the Colorado planner to comprehend.

Three Questions for Three Planners

Take the time to ask simple questions and the simple answers can inspire.

Never Be Scared to "Dabble"

This is a short description/summary of your article that will be used as a teaser on the website and/or a summary highlight before your article in the newsletter- Comfort zones. Sink or swim. Pushing boundaries. Risk taking. All of these things can be used to describe my meandering path to becoming an environmental planner and that it’s up to all of us to define our own path.

From Planner to Manager

By: Russell Forrest, AICP - Manager for the City of Gunnison

Are you a planning/community development director that has considered becoming a City/County manager?

AICP Candidate Program

If you are in or have recently graduated from a program accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB), you can join the AICP Candidate Pilot Program, starting in November 2017.

2017 APA Colorado Town Hall Annual Board Meeting

2017 Town Hall
APA Colorado's Annual Board Meeting
February 9 2018
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Denver Regional Council of Governments

Legislative Committee Meeting May 1 2017

Legislative Committee Meeting
Thursday, February 8
Conference Call Only
Get updated on the newly introduced water bill, construction defects bills and transportation bill.

For the Sake of Connecting with our Communities

Public Health/Parks & Recreation Summit
For the Sake of Connecting with our Communities
Friday, March 2 2018
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Buck Recreation Center, Littleton, CO



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