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Smart Growth America’s 2014 Free Technical Assistance

Applications are now being accepted for Smart Growth America’s 2014 free technical assistance. Each year Smart Growth America offers free assistance to local communities interested in building stronger local economies and creating great neighborhoods. These workshops will be awarded to a limited number of qualifying communities.

Colorado Fresh Food Financing Fund

New Community & Economic Development Tool: Colorado Fresh Food Financing Fund
Grocery stores are a key component of healthy, thriving communities but are absent or at risk of closing in some Colorado communities. A new fund, the Colorado Fresh Food Financing Fund (CO4F) was started to help expand and retain grocery stores in areas where fresh and healthy food is lacking – sometimes known as “food deserts.” By financing grocery stores and other forms of healthy food retail, the fund aims to improve healthy food access for all Coloradoans.

APA Colorado Website Launch Week

Say farewel to this old lady and hello to our new more exciting, user-friendly, website. The APA Colorado Board is happy to announce the rollout of our new website. Launch parties will be held all over the state, hosted by your Area Representatives, the week of November 18th. Mark your calendar for the party near you! The new website will go live on November 18th!!

APA CO & DCI Holiday Happy Hour

Wednesday December 11, 2013
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM MST
The Hornet @ 76 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

LULA Trainings Encourage “Water Smart” Land-Use Planning

Nearly 30 Front Range planners and experts recently completed a first-of-its-kind workshop focused on integrating water planning and urban development. The Land Use Leadership Alliance Training Program (LULA), taught by Pace University Law Center professors and sponsored by Western Resource Advocates (WRA), is designed to foster dialogue and collaboration between city managers, planners, developers, water providers, and local elected officials. The training, which is new to Colorado and the first in the West to connect water and land-use planning, attracted professionals from the growing Front Range communities of Arvada, Aurora, Castle Rock, Parker, and Thornton, as well as Denver.

January 13 2013 APA CO Board Agenda

      APA Colorado Board Meeting Agenda

Friday January 11, 2012

Board Minutes 01-13-2013

APA Colorado Board Meeting Minutes
Friday January 11, 2013
Webb Building, Denver
Items discussed include the approval of the 2014 budget, the DCI conference and a partnership with CASTA.


APA Colorado Annual Board Meeting


Friday February 1, 2013

Boulder County Courthouse Annex Building
Land Use Department
2045 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Caribou Conference Room


 APA Colorado Board Meeting Agenda

Friday February 1, 2013

Boulder County Courthouse Annex Building
Land Use Department
2045 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Caribou Conference Room

1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Planning for Sign Code Success Workshop

6 CM (1.5 Law) APPROVED
December 13, 2013 - 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Denver Tech Center - Hilton Garden Inn
7675 East Union Avenue
Denver CO 80237

Cost: $10 APA Member; $15 Non-APA Members (Register Below)



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