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Community Planning Software

January 24th 2022 MST

Hello Fellow Planners – I’ve been out of the public sector for awhile, so please forgive my awkwardness with the listserv.  We are considering the purchase of a planning application/permit software solution to streamline the review and approval process for the public and the city.  Before I dive into the various web pages, white papers and software demos, I would certainly appreciate any insights from your experience.  Please reference the particular software platform you are using, if it is inte ...Continue Reading

Cross Access and Connectivity between nonresidential and mixed-use developments

January 24th 2022 MST

Greetings Fellow Utah Planners,   Draper City is currently in the process of making updates to our Municipal Code regarding  requirements for vehicular connectivity and cross access between nonresidential and mixed-use development projects including the same for adjacent and neighboring properties intended for future development of a similar nature. Does anyone out there know of any existing City ordinances that they have used, or recommend that have been effective and useful in regulating this type of thing ...Continue Reading

Emerging Planners Group

January 24th 2022 MST

 *Jan 31, 11:00 AM*** APAUT is in the process of forming an Emerging Planners Group in order to improve planners’ transition into the field as well as improve job retention and satisfaction for those already in it.  This meeting is one of the first steps in that process and is designed to give you some time to meet other planners, discuss what an Emerging Planner Group is, the results of our survey, and where the group will be going from here.  We look forward to seeing you there. https://ut ...Continue Reading

Re: 2022 Legislative Tracker and Updates

January 24th 2022 MST

Scott, if you’re planning to go to Kanab let’s tag team the legislative update together. Angela and I did this the last couple of years. We’ll put it together after the end of the legislative session  Wilf Sommerkorn  On Jan 24, 2022, at 11:43 AM, Scott Hess <Shess@PROTECTED> wrote:  Hello Judi, Thank you for taking my call today. I look forward to working on the APA Legislative Update. As I mentioned, I am assisting Wilf Sommerkorn with tracking the bills. I plan to be at the Spring Conference to repo ...Continue Reading

2022 Legislative Tracker and Updates

January 24th 2022 MST

Hello Judi,   Thank you for taking my call today. I look forward to working on the APA Legislative Update. As I mentioned, I am assisting Wilf Sommerkorn with tracking the bills. I plan to be at the Spring Conference to report back to the Planners (not sure if Wilf arranges that conference session or not?). Angela Price shared the Google Doc Legislative Tracker with me which I have been updating. Thank you for changing the website to show the year 2022 (could you send the email below after the website is updated ...Continue Reading

Seeking Presenters - Western Planner Conference

January 21st 2022 MST

______ __*CALL FOR SESSIONS*____ ________ ________ __*SUBMIT YOUR SESSION IDEA TODAY*___ _We are now accepting proposals for presentations at the 2022 Western Planner and North Dakota Planning Association Conference with sessions to be held September 14-16, 2022 in Bismarck, North Dakota.___ _Proposal Submittal Deadline: February 28, 2022/*___ _Since its inception, the Western Planner has attempted, as a founding principle, to raise the general quality of land use, urban, and communit ...Continue Reading

Job Opening

January 20th 2022 MST

Bountiful City has a job opening for City Planner I.  The job posting closes at 5:00 PM, Monday, January 31, 2022.  Applications are available at bountifulutah.gov.  Please send applications to Human Resources, 795 South Main Street, Bountiful, UT 84010 or email them to jobs@PROTECTED.  Heidi Chugg      Payroll Coordinator         Bountiful City        801-298-6118    _hchugg@PROTECTED_ ...Continue Reading

Job Opening - Clinton City Planning & Zoning Technician

January 19th 2022 MST

Good Day Fellow Planners – Please review and spread the word about this great job opportunity as a Planning & Zoning Technician with Clinton City.  PDF version of job announcement is also attached. */_Planning and Zoning Technician:_/*/  Clinton City, UT (pop. 23,880) is seeking the immediate filling of this position. Full-time, excellent medical and benefits. Salary range $42K to $61K, starting pay (DOE) Step 3 ($21.36/hr) to Step 11 ($25.03/hr). Responsible for accepting and processing new ...Continue Reading

February Webinar: From Complete Streets to Complete Networks (plus upcoming January 26)

January 19th 2022 MST

 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3 AT 1:00 P.M. EST From Complete Streets to Complete Networks: A Data-Driven, Performance-Based, Multimodal Planning ToolThursday, February 3 at 1:00 p.m.; ESTParticipants of this live webinar are eligible for 1.5 AICP CM credits.Moving beyond complete streets to complete networks – entire networks of continuous and connected facilities for transit, bike, auto, freight, and pedestrians – involves conducting a larger review of networks for each mode. Join the Maryland Department of ...Continue Reading

𝗢𝗯𝗹𝗶𝗾𝘂𝗲 𝗔𝗲𝗿𝗶��𝗹 𝗣𝗵𝗼𝘁𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗽��𝘆 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗨𝘁𝗮𝗵 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗻𝘁𝘆

January 18th 2022 MST

𝗦𝘂𝗺𝗺𝗲𝗿 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭 𝗢𝗯𝗹𝗶𝗾𝘂𝗲 𝗔𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗣𝗵𝗼𝘁𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗽𝗵𝘆 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗨𝘁𝗮𝗵 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗻𝘁𝘆Utah County planners, you may know of this, but in case you don't: Utah County hosts August 2021 cardinal 45-degree oblique angles aerial photography on its Assessor website. 1. Look up a location utilizing the parcel map, here:https://maps.utahcounty.gov/ParcelMap/ParcelMap.html2.. Click on a parcel in the desired area. A identify dialogue box will appear. Click the "Land Info" link.3. A property record will appear. Click on the "Aerial Image"- T ...Continue Reading