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Workshop for Dakota County Communities

Planning for Resilient Cities

Tuesday June 27, 2017

Apple Valley Senior Center 14601 Hayes Rd, Apple Valley, MN 55124

Both Sessions are open to All. Choose the time that is best for you!

1:00 to 4:30pm – City Staff Workshop

5:00 to 6:00pm – Networking Reception

6:00 to 8:30pm – Community/Commission Workshop

FREE Event,  please RSVP on line at  

http://allianceforsustainability.com/dakotaworkshop

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Co-sponsored by the Alliance for Sustainability, Dakota County, City of Apple Valley, MPCA, MN DNR, GPI, EOR, CEE, LHB Corp, Xcel Energy, Dakota Electric, U of MN

Learn in small groups with your peers from other cities

  • New Mapping Tools to asses local opportunities & challenges
  • Example comprehensive plan goals/strategies from cities
  • New Implementation Resources

For

  • ENERGY Developing Local Clean Energy Resources
  • ADAPTATION Preparing for extreme weather,Surface Water Plans
  • HEALTH Active Living, Food Access, Economic Inclusion

1:00 to 4:30pm Workshop for City Staff on New Comprehensive Planning Resources

1:00 pm City Updates  – staff will share their next steps & emerging themes

1:30 pm New Resilience Planning Resources – partners will share the new planning and mapping tools, sample comp plan language & implementation resources

  • Energy Brian Ross, GPI – Community Energy Profiles, Planning Templates Wedge Tool, Tim Doherty, Dakota Electric – efficiency, wind, solar, EV programs
  • Transportation futures – autonomous vehicles, EVs, active living, Tom Fischer, U of MN Design Center Jess Luce, Dakota County Communities for a Life Time,
  • Adaptation / Surface Water PlansLeslie Yetka, Fresh Water Society, flood vulnerability mapping, Surface Water Plans, MIDS, green infrastructure funding
  • Health, Active Living, Food Access Mary Montagne, Dakota County – city specific data, sample plan language, Nadja Bernachy Food Access Planning Guide

2:15 pm – Small Group Discussions (Energy, Adaptation/Water, Health) – explore how you can use these resources in your city with peers from other cities for Mapping Existing Conditions,  Sample Plan Language, New Implementation Tools

3:45 pm – Reconvene to share insights and next steps from the breakout sessions

4:30pm to 6pm Reception /Networking Time

with food sponsored by local businesses

6:00 to 8:30 pm Community Workshop New Comprehensive Plan Resources

6:00 pm  – City Updates – commission volunteers from each city will share updates

6:20 pm  New Resilience Planning Resources – partners will share the new planning and mapping tools, sample comp plan language & implementation resources

7:00 pm – Small Group Discussions (Energy, Adaptation/Water, Health) – explore how you can use these resources in your city with peers from other cities for Mapping Existing Conditions,  Sample Plan Language,   New Implementation Tools

8:15 pm –  Reconvene to share insights and next steps from the breakout sessions

Questions?  call Sean Gosiewski, Alliance  for Sustainability, 612-250-0389  sean@afors.org www.afors.org/sustainablecommunities

FREE Event,  please RSVP on line at  

http://allianceforsustainability.com/dakotaworkshop

Workshop Flyer June27DakotaWorkshopPlanningForResilientCitiesFinal