We all want thriving, prosperous communities, but outdated regulations create barriers and can even prohibit the types of development needed to revitalize our downtowns and villages. This session examines what’s working, what’s not, and lessons learned on what Vermont communities can do to align their regulations to support the types of development needed to create great places for people to live, work, visit, shop and play.
John E. Adams AICP, Director, Vermont Center for Geographic Information
John is the Director of the Vermont Center for Geographic Information and a professionally certified planner who previously served as Planning and Policy Manager at the Department of Housing and Community Development. John is the primary author of Vermont’s ... Read More
Paul Conner, AICP, City of South Burlington Director of Planning & Zoning
Paul joined the City of South Burlington in 2008 as the Director of Planning & Zoning. He oversees the work of the Planning & Zoning Department, provides direct staff support to the Planning Commission, and is involved in a wide variety ... Read More
Joe Minicozzi, AICP, Urban3 Principal
Joe Minicozzi is the principal of Urban3, a consulting firm created by Asheville real estate developer, Public Interest Projects. Urban3’s work in pioneering geo-spatial representation of economic productivity has prompted a paradigm shift in understanding the economic potency of urbanism and the value of ... Read More