THURSDAY, MAY 5 10:00 A.M. COUNTY PLANNING PROVIDES VALUE: FROM AN OFFICIAL'S PERSPECTIVE Submitted by the Hudson County Department of Planning & Business APPROVED CCFO County Fiscal Operations; CMFO/CCFO Budgeting AICP Credits Pending In this session, two commissioners and one deputy county administrator from three counties will join their planning colleagues to highlight recent planning efforts that demonstrate the value county planning officers provide to their counties and municipalities. This session will explore innovative planning initiatives that support and advance regional and local planning efforts. It will also demonstrate how county planning offices are tremendours resources that provide technical assistance and support to generate economic development and other efforts that enhance the quality of life throughout New Jersey. Panelists: Honorable Shanel Robinson, Somerset County Commissioner Director Honorable Jerry Walker, Hudson County Commissioner Francesca Giarratana, Deputy Director, Hudson County Planning Business Opportunity Mark A. C. Villinger, Supervising Planner, Ocean County Planning Department Michael Lysicatos, Passaic County Department of Planning Assistant Director Walter C. Lane, Somerset County Planning Division Planning Director
During the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) Conference held in Atlantic City, members of NJCPA and County Commissioners spoke on recent planning efforts that demonstrate the value county planning offices provide to their municipalties and residents.
New Jersey Association of Counties 2018
THURSDAY, MAY 10 2:00 P.M. MODELS IN REGIONAL PLANNING Submitted by Linda J. Brennen, 2018 President, New Jersey Chapter County Planners Association APPROVED CMFO/CCFO Office Management/Ancillary Subjects, CPWM Management/ Government, RMC Professional Development APPROVED 1.0 CM #9145101 In this session, the New Jersey County Planners Association will highlight three recent regional planning projects that illustrate how effective relationships among various levels of government can result in innovative projects, cost-savings, and new grant- funded and partnership opportunities. Three specific examples in Somerset, Monmouth and Passaic counties illustrate how regional planning is a value-added benefit to public and private investments. The workshop will review Supporting Priority Investment in Somerset County, a comprehensive Joint Land Use Study in Monmouth County, and the Smart Traffic Signal Corridor project in Passaic County. Moderator: Kamal Saleh, Union County Planning and Economic Development Supervising Planner Panelists: Walter C. Lane, Somerset County Planning Division Planning Director Linda J. Brennen, Monmouth County Division of Planning Supervising Planner Michael Lysicatos, Passaic County Department of Planning Assistant Director