2017 Land Use, Planning and Zoning Continuing Education

Brown County UW-Extension will again be hosting in-person listening sessions for three Land Use, Planning and Zoning teleconferences this spring. All listening sessions will be held in the Nicolet Conference Room at De Pere’s City Hall, a relatively central location with free parking. Sessions are FREE to attend if you attend in-person. To register on your own and access remotely is $20 per session. Attendance to these sessions provides continuing education credit for AICP, CM, and CLE accreditation.

You can easily register for one or all of these listening sessions here: https://goo.gl/forms/JVAEogd49SlB2jWt2

Dates and topics are listed below:

Cooperative Boundary Agreements

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 – 10:30am-Noon

Boundary agreement can provide a constructive, planned and deliberative alternative to issues surrounding municipal expansion and boundaries. They can help avoid the controversies and conflicts often associated with annexation, land use, municipal utilities and services, and other issues of municipal expansion. Learn about the types of boundary agreements available in Wisconsin, including tips and potential pitfalls when creating boundary agreements. 

Case Law and Legislative Update

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 – 10:30am-Noon

Planning law is constantly changing. This program highlights and reviews recent court decisions and legislation affecting planning and land use in Wisconsin.

Business Improvement Districts and Main Streets

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 – 10:30am-Noon

Wisconsin communities have utilized Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) to help fund programs and activities to support downtown development for over 30 years. Program participants will have an opportunity to learn about how these districts are created and administered as well as some of the important lessons that have been learned over three decades of experience.