• Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence

    Each year, one week in April is designated by the PA Legislature as “Local Government Week,” honoring the dedication of Pennsylvania’s local officials and encouraging citizens to learn how local government functions and affects each resident and business in the community. During this week, the Governor’s Center for Local Government Services has made a tradition   

  • Register for the Annual Conference!

    Will you be attending the Annual Conference in State College? There are four exciting mobile workshops! There are over 40 classroom sessions including Law and Ethics. There is something for everyone. Talk about us on facebook or twitter #APAPA17.

  • October is Community Planning Month!

    It’s Community Planning Month! Governor Wolf, Local Governments join APA’s national recognition of planners and planning Governor Tom Wolf has proclaimed that October is Community Planning Month throughout the Commonwealth. The Governor’s proclamation states, “…planning is a dynamic and collaborative process making Pennsylvania and its communities better by promoting sound land use, economic prosperity, health   

  • Fall Foliage Tour Aboard the M & H Train

    Members are welcome to invite their family and friends to enjoy the train excursion! Join Central Section friends for a fall foliage tour aboard the M & H Train. Passengers will board a 1920’s vintage Delaware, Lackawanna & Western coach at M & T Railroad’s 1891 Freight Station in Middletown. Although originally built as a   

  • State Planning Board Report

    In 2016 The Pennsylvania State Planning Board received a charge from the Governor Tom Wolf to prepare a report with recommendations in three areas: Infrastructure: Recommend incentives for regional planning and coordination of infrastructure investments. Efficient government: Make policy suggestions to remedy problems or inefficiencies of fragmented government. Community revitalization: Recommend how the state can