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Planning Commissioners Academy in March in San Ramon

By Afshan Hamid, AICP, Professional Development Director, Northern Section

The California League of Cities is hosting an in-person Planning Commissioners Academy, March 16-18, at the San Ramon Marriott.

Designed for new and seasoned planning commissioners alike, the conference provides city officials with information about the roles and responsibilities of a planning commissioner, offers a basic legal and practical framework, and helps foster relationships with fellow planning commissioners.

At the conference, you will network with other Planning Commissioners as you learn in one place about

  • Senate Bill 9
  • Relationship-building with councils and staff
  • CEQA
  • The streamlined housing laws
  • How to prepare findings and conditions of approval
  • Wildfire planning
  • New and pending legislation

Go here to register. The cutoff for hotel reservations is February 16. Registration for the academy closes March 4, 2022. Local mask mandates will apply.

For questions about registration, please contact Megan Dunn. For all other questions, please contact Christina George.

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