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Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery: Next Generation (PAS 576)

2014 Paperback
This updated manual offers a no-nonsense explanation of the benefits — and limitations — of planning for unpredictable events.

$64.00

Coping with Heat and Drought

2015 Streaming Media
Explore programs and activities that can help you prepare for more high temperatures and drought.

$80.00

CM | 1.25

Hazard Mitigation (PAS 560)

2010 Paperback
Prepared by APA and supported by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), this report seeks to close the gap that often exists between hazard mitigation planning and other local planning and regulatory land-use processes.

$60.00

Climate Change Projections and Community Planning

2015 Streaming Media
There is general agreement that planners need to integrate climate projections into community planning. But how, exactly?

$80.00

CM | 1.25

Planning and Drought (PAS 574)

2013 Paperback
Most natural disasters hit hard and fast. Droughts steal in, one cloudless day after another, often catching communities unprepared. Is your community at risk?

$60.00

Planning the Urban Forest (PAS 555)

2009 Paperback
This report explains how communities can develop urban forestry programs to capture the social and environmental benefits of trees.

$60.00

Flood Recovery Workshop: : Water Over the Bridge: Colorado Disaster Recovery and the Planners Role

Friday, October 03, 2014, 1:45pmIn 2013, Colorado experienced epic flooding. Recovery in Boulder County, including in the devastated communities of Jamestown and Lyons, is still underway. Efforts have moved from emergency response to addressing short-term needs to developing longer-term recovery plans. Come learn about the county’s interdisciplinary and collaborative response to flood recovery. Wrap up with perspectives from the federal, state, and local levels that will emphasize the importance of sustainability and resiliency in recovery planning. Learning Objectives: 1. Approach to short-term local emergency response and community recovery priorities; 2. Approach to multijurisdictional recovery planning along creek and road corridors; 3. Community-based process for housing recovery; 4.Tools developed for rebuilding in hazard areas and floodplain management; 5. Tips for using federal recovery funds to protect and rebuild private infrastructure Outline: One Flood, Eight Watersheds, and Many Roads: This segment will introduce the September 2013 flood in Boulder Co., including facts and figures on infrastructure and waterways damage. It will introduce the planning themes (internal organizational capacity, collaboration, inter-agency coordination, public engagement)that govern many post-flood programs developed by the county, including comprehensive creek master planning; high hazard home demolition and hazardous debris removal; and infrastructure rebuilding. Permitting the Recovery from a 1,000 Year Rain Event: This segment will provide an overview of issues and challenges for rebuilding, including tools developed for the interim response such as the temporary building permit moratorium; new “hazard mitigation review” process; and interim permits. It will address other recovery land use needs, such as housing and debris drop-off sites and will contrast the county’s experiences with fire and flood recovery. Flood Replacement Housing in Boulder County: This segment will describe the community-based process for housing recovery in Lyons and Jamestown. Topics include types of replacement housing and location considerations. It will describe the decision-making process, which involved multiple interest groups with competing and complementary goals. The role that funding sources played in driving the decision-making process will be highlighted. Rebuilding More Resiliently Wrap-Up: This segment will provide perspectives from federal, state, and local agencies on the importance of sustainability and resiliency in recovery planning. As a summary to the previous segments, it will also highlight lessons learned and include views from local leadership on challenges and opportunities for emergency response, immediate recovery, and long-term flood recovery planning. Methodologies: “Colorado Disaster Recovery and the Planner’s Role” will be presented in four segments, with segment one introducing the planning themes and segment four summarizing and applying them as lessons learned. Each segment will use a panel discussion format, including a moderator and 2-3 other panelists. CM Criteria: •Planning principles will be presented in the first presentation and summarized and applied in the fourth presentation; •Planning frameworks and approaches will be described and discussed in the first and third presentations; •Planning tools will be identified and discussed in the first, second, and third presentations; and •All 4 presentations will identify key planning issues, challenges, and ways that challenges were addressed. All of the presentations are intended to describe diverse experiences and share information about flood recovery across multiple disciplines and roles, thereby avoiding the promotion or bias toward any one idea, approach, or outcome. Each presentation will include its educational objective. For the delivery of CM activities: • All moderators and panel members have direct experience and expertise, as community or flood recovery officials or program leaders,

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CM | 3.0

Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery and Reconstruction (PAS 483/484)

1998 Paperback
This invaluable guide will help community leaders and planners educate citizens on how to make informed decisions on post-disaster recovery that will lead to safer, more sustainable communities.

$15.00

Oglethorpe’s Utopian Design

Monday, April 28, 2014, 12:00pmWhen the Province of Georgia was founded in 1733, James Oglethorpe created the plan that shaped it. Learn about the state’s history and the plan’s role. You’ll find out how the city of Savannah has preserved the plan, and how its principles remain relevant today. To see Oglethorpe’s vision come to life, sign up for APA’s mobile workshop to Savannah.

$0.00

Planning and Zoning for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

1998 Paperback
Rural communities are often unprepared to handle the challenges presented by high-density animal feed lots. This report looks at potential impacts, possible approaches, and regulatory options.

$15.00

‘The Walking Dead’ of Senoia

Monday, April 28, 2014, 8:45amDuring six of America’s toughest economic years, Senoia, Georgia, attracted 43 Main Street businesses, two Southern Living Idea Houses, Zac Brown’s Southern Ground Social Club, and the hit TV series “The Walking Dead.” How? With a mix of planning preparation and community collaboration- learn how Senoia bucked the odds to script its own success. The story continues in neighboring Fayette County, where Pinewood Studios (home of James Bond) just finished building phase 1 of a 500 acre film studio complex anchoring a 2,000 acre mixed use development, master planned by local government. Lunch in downtown Senoia. Transportation: Motorcoach, walking. Includes lunch.

$80.00

CM | 4.0

An Economic Development Toolbox (PAS 541)

2006 Paperback
A practical guide to economic development for local governments.

$15.00

Industrial Performance Standards for a New Century (PAS 444)

1993 Paperback
As industry changes so must the performance standards planners use to protect their communities.

$15.00

Planning for Wildfires (PAS 529/530)

2005 Paperback
When should you permit development in wildfire-prone areas and how should those developments be designed to mitigate wildfire risks? This report summarizes best practices.

$15.00

No Hard Copies; Creating Web-Based Plans

2015 Streaming Media
Explore benefits and challenges of digital plans, created to be viewed and used solely online.

$80.00

CM | 1.25

Back to the City

2015 Streaming Media
Probe metro New York’s first empirical data on the movement from suburbs back to city.

$80.00

CM | 1.25

Collaborative Transit Evaluation in Seattle

2015 Streaming Media
Explore a successful cross-agency collaboration, including techniques for interacting with the public and evaluating results.

$80.00

CM | 1.25

Healthy Community Design, Inner-City Revitalization

2015 Streaming Media
Study two revitalized inner-city neighborhoods that support healthy lifestyle choices.

$80.00

CM | 1.25

Finding Space for Bicycles

2015 Streaming Media
Discover tools to engage communities, develop consensus, and mitigate or avoid conflicts.

$80.00

CM | 1.25

Landslide Hazards and Planning (PAS 533/534)

2005 Paperback
This report will help planners minimize the risk landslides pose to life and property.

$15.00

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