Agenda

Fourth Annual Statewide Mountain State Land Use Academy

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Cocktail Hour


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 - 9:50 a.m. Plenary Session #1

What to Do About This Sign? Free Speech and Signage

9:50 - 10:40 a.m. Keynote: Revitalizing Rural Communities

John Robert Smith, Chair, Transportation for America, and Policy Advisor, Smart Growth America

10:40 - 11:30 a.m. Plenary Session #2

Regional Planning, Collaboration, and Cooperation in the Upper Kanawha Valley

11:30 - 11:45 a.m. Award Presentations

West Virginia Chapter of the American Planning Association Citizen Planner Award

Joyce McConnell Award for Professional Contributions to Planning

Community Achievements in Planning Award

11:45 a.m. - 1:10 p.m. Lunch and Networking

1:10 - 2:10 p.m. Breakout Session #1

Leveraging Tax Liens and Land Banks

Better Public Engagement

Zoning for Cannabis

Hot Topics in West Virginia Housing

2:20 - 3:20 p.m. Breakout Session #2

Wild and Wonderful Opportunities

How to Avoid Getting Burned by Sunshine Laws

Everything You Need to Know About Zoning

Regulating Rental Properties

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Breakout Session #3

Livable, Opioid-free Communities

How Can GIS Help Your Community?

Local Protections of Historic Treasures

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Reception

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