E6. Achieving Your Community Goals: Truly Implementing Infrastructure Projects that Support Comprehensive Plans and APA’s Policies

APA Pennsylvania Chapter


Monday, October 15, 2018
3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. EDT

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Vision and goals are important, but implementation is required. In a February 28, 2018 News Release, APA stated
several policies relative to the proposed Federal Infrastructure Plan, including “long-term sustainability” and “boost
finance tools and planning for innovation.” Also, APA wants to see more investment in public infrastructure to
support local communities. This presentation will show planners how to truly implement infrastructure projects
to meet community goals, the resources needed to complete those projects, and strategies to get the projects
funded. Presenters will discuss how Cumberland County and Carlisle Borough are creating and implementing their


Brian Emberg

Brian Emberg, P.E., has extensive expertise in capital improvement planning and infrastructure funding. He has designed numerous asset management and capital improvement planning programs for local government clients that have maximized value, saved money, and extended the life cycle of their infrastructure. He earned his bachelor’s degree in ... Read More

Tim Staub

Tim Staub has more than 20 years of experience in planning and municipal representation. He is certified by the American Planning Association’s American Institute of Certified Planners and is a two-time winner of the Association’s Outstanding Plan Award via its Pennsylvania chapter. He also has wide-ranging expertise in ... Read More

Kirk Stoner

As the director of planning for Cumberland County, Kirk Stoner manages land use, transportation, and environmental planning projects in concert with the county's 33 municipal governments. He has 16 years of experience in the planning field and earned a master’s degree in geoenvironmental studies from Shippensburg University. Read More

Contact Info

Susan Shermer, sshermer@shermer-assoc.com