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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   

In Memoriam of Stephen Henderson Pitkin

Stephen (Steve) Henderson Pitkin, 82, of Stuart FL, died suddenly on August 7 after a long illness in Stuart, Fl. Born in Harrisburg, PA 1935, he was the son of Francis Alexander and Ruth Mason Pitkin. He leaves his wife of 54 years, Marcy Trembath Pitkin; two children, Douglas Alexander Pitkin (Patricia Cain) and Laura   

2017 Pennsylvania Great Places

Congratulations to the 2017 Great Places in PA Award Winners! The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association is proud to announce our Great Places for 2017 in two categories: Great Public Spaces and Great Streets. Great Places are unique, memorable places that work not only for their community, but as a model others want   

Healthy Communities in PA Needs Your Input

Want to help encourage healthy community design in Pennsylvania? This quick (10 minute) survey lets APA Pennsylvania’s Healthy Communities in PA task force know your priorities to help identify the priorities and needed resources in Pennsylvania’s communities. If you are involved with a program or project related to healthy community design, including it in this survey can help you advertise your program as a resource to other Pennsylvania communities

Central Section: Professional Development Scholarship

Central Section is pleased to announce the development of a Professional Development Scholarship to its membership. This Scholarship is available for the education and training of planners, public officials, and students in the Central Section, including, but not limited to, Section workshops, Chapter conferences, and AICP exam.  Scholarship amounts will be awarded based on request,   

Law and Ethics Distance Education Sessions

For APA members that still need law and ethics CM credit distance education sessions are available. American Planning Association (APA) will be offering credit till the end of the year. Fair Housing: Serious Responsibility, Serious Liability (event #9120416, 1.5 CM law credits) View Now >> Planning Ethics – Dealing with Problem Boards and Board Members (event   

Pennsylvania Chapter Receives Grant Funding to Advance Healthy Communities

For Immediate Release: 1/27/2017 Contact: Justin Dula, AICP, American Planning Association, Pennsylvania Chapter; chair@apapase.org Roberta Rewers, American Planning Association, 312.786.6395; rrewers@planning.org APA Pennsylvania Chapter Receives Grant Funding to Advance Healthy Communities HARRISBURG – The American Planning Association Pennsylvania Chapter has received a $50,000 grant through the Planners4Health initiative to build local capacity for integrating planning   

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