Planning Law Legislative Update

APA Texas Chapter


Friday, November 4, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. CDT

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This session will present a review of recent planning law cases, a summary of last year’s outcome for the Texas Legislative Session, and a look ahead at what may be the legislative hot buttons for the upcoming session.  Join us in a discussion for establishing the Chapter’s  advocacy program and possibilities.



Scott Houston

Invited Speaker


William Dahlstrom, FAICP

Invited Speaker

Chance Sparks, AICP

Invited Speaker

Chance Sparks, AICP, CNU-A is the current Legislative Affairs & Texas Municipal League Affiliate Representative for the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association (TxAPA) and Director of Planning for the City of Buda, Texas. He led the TML/legislative coordination for TxAPA during the 84th and 85th legislative session, providing ... Read More

Kimberly Mickelson

Invited Speaker

Ms. Mickelson practices law and urban planning, concentrating her practice in the areas of land use, real estate development, economic development, and municipal and nonprofit corporation law, and is a frequent speaker and author on these issues in Texas, Illinois, and nationally. She is licensed, and practices, in both Texas ... Read More

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