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Virginia Tech’s Land Use Education Program (LUEP) held its annual Legal Seminar on June 3rd in Charlottesville.  The event was packed with information for local planning commissioners and staff.   Presentations focused on:  General Assembly Session Review, Cash Proffers Legislation, and GO Virginia & Regional Economic Development.  Presentation materials and video from the seminar are accessible through the following link on the LUEP website:  https://planvirginia.com/news/news-to-share/258-2016-legal-seminar.

The APA Virginia Annual Conference is coming up at Wintergreen, July 17-20.  Program and registration information is available at https://planvirginia.com/2016apavirginia.

Registration is now open for the Rural Planning Caucus Annual Conference which will be held at Mountain Lake Lodge in Giles County, October 19-21.  A draft conference agenda/schedule is available on the RPC website at:  https://rpcva.org/.  AICP CMs are available.  This is a great training and networking opportunity right in our backyard.  Regional Commission staff member Christy Straight is the current Chair of RPC.  If you have questions about the conference, please contact Christy at 540-639-9313 x209 or cstraight@nrvrc.org.

The final Key Bills document from APA Virginia for the 2016 General Assembly session is now available on the APA-VA website at:  https://www.planning.org/media/document/9105436/.


For further information, please contact Patrick Burton (pburton@nrvrc.org), 540-639-9313, ext. 217.