Join us in June! Resilient Cities Workshops!

You are invited to join us for our June 2017 Planning for Resilient Cities workshops, with staff & volunteers from 60 metro cities Please RSVP on line

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June 2017 – Planning for Resilient Cities 

Workshops FOR CITY STAFF, COMMISSION & COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS     

Learn in small groups with your peers from other cities in your county

  • Example comprehensive plan goals/strategies
  • New Mapping and Planning Tools
  • Implementation Resources

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Sign up to participate for the date and session that works best for you. Bring a team of 3 or more from your city to participate in all 3 topic conversations.

North / East Metro Workshops 

with Anoka, Ramsey and Washington Counties and local watershed districts

Thursday June 1 – Roseville Skating Center – Rose Room 2661 Civic Center Drive Roseville, MN 55113

  • City Staff workshop – Thurs June 1 1pm to 4:30pm, Roseville Skating Center
  • Community/Commission Workshop – Thurs June 1 6pm to 8:30pm, Roseville Skating Center

West Metro Workshops

with Hennepin, Scott and Carver Counties and local watershed districts

  • Community/Commission Workshop – Thurs June 8 – 6pm to 8:30pm, Ridgedale Library, 12601 Ridgedale Dr, Minnetonka
  • City Staff Workshop – Fri June 23 – 10am to 1pm (with lunch) Ridgedale Library, 12601 Ridgedale Dr, Minnetonka

South Metro Workshops

with Dakota County and local watershed districts

Tuesday June 27 Apple Valley Senior Center 14601 Hayes Rd, Apple Valley, MN 55124

  • City Staff workshop – Tues June 27 1 to 4:30pm – Apple Valley Senior Center
  • Community/Commission Workshop – Tues June 27 6pm to 8:30pm – Apple Valley Senior Center
 AGENDA – PLANNING FOR RESILIENT CITIES WORKSHOPS – FOR STAFF & VOLUNTEERS
  • City Updates – staff or commission volunteers will share brief updates (30 min)
  • New Resilience Planning Resources partners will share the new planning and mapping tools, sample comp plan language & implementation resources (30 min)
  • Small Group Discussion (Energy, Adaptation, Health) – explore how you can use these resources in your city with peers from other cities & resource staff (90 min)
TOPIC RESOURCE PARTNERS AND WORKSHOP CO-SPONSORS
SHARING NEW PLANNING/MAPPING TOOLS, EXAMPLE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN LANGUAGE, IMPLEMENTATION RESOURCES

LOCAL CLEAN ENERGY – Community Profiles, Solar Maps, LOGOPEP Case studies, Planning Templates & Wedge Tool

  • Great Plains Institute, U of MN Energy Transition Lab, LHB, Center for Energy Environment, USGBC/ LEED for Cities, Xcel Energy – Partners in Energy, Dakota Electric, Evergreen Energy, Eutetics.

ADAPTATION/ Water Quality – Climate vulnerability mapping, Surface Water Plans, MIDS, EAB response

  • Fresh Water Society, MPCA, DNR, Met Council, Tree Trust, EOR, Bolton & Menk, Barr, Ramsey Washington, Rice Creek, Nine Mile, Riley Purgatory, Minnehaha Watershed Districts

HEALTH/ Active Living, Food Access, Economic Inclusion – Bike & pedestrian & food access maps, health & equity data & strategies

  • Public Health staff, MN Food Charter – Food Access Planning Guide, GARE, One MN, Concordia, CURA

Thanks to our Workshop Co-sponsors – Alliance for Sustainability, MN EQB, MPCA, MDH, DNR, Anoka, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey & Washington Counties, Center for Energy and Environment, EOR Inc., GPI, LHB Corp, USGBC, Ever-Green Energy, Xcel Energy, Dakota Electric, Eutectics, LHB Corp., Bolton & Menk, OneMN.org, MN Food Charter, U of MN CURA, MN Design Center, CSBR, Energy Transition Lab, MFAN, iMatter Youth

One thought on “Join us in June! Resilient Cities Workshops!

  1. Jerry Pottorff Reply

    Please reserve a spot for me at the upcoming Community/Commission Workshop – Tues June 27 6pm to 8:30pm – Apple Valley Senior Center. I am a member on the Energy and Environment Council in Eagan.

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