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  • APA-NYM 2017 Annual Conference Photos

    APA-NYM hosted another successful Annual Conference on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Scandinavia House covering the Fourth Regional Plan; challenges and opportunities for technologies in the public realm; the legal aspects of “Air Rights Deals” in New York City; planning for coastal resiliency; and advances in EVs, AVs and ride-sharing. Check out some photos from the […]

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  • Required Update To Dues Structure

    Dear Chapter Members, The American Planning Association (APA) is requiring all Chapters to move to a percentage-based dues structure by the end of 2017. Based on a percentage-based dues structure, Chapter dues would be calculated as a percentage of APA National dues, as opposed to a flat fee, and the dues would be determined on […]

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  • Message from APA-NYM President (10/03/17)

    Chapter members and friends, As we build up to our Chapter’s Annual Conference on October 27th (note: register by October 8th to receive early bird rates), there is much to reflect upon from the month of September. First and foremost, we welcomed Ela Dokonal, AICP CUD, LEED AP as our new Vice President of Communications. […]

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  • Message from APA-NYM President (08/22/2017)

    Chapter members and friends, While we are approaching the time of year when we often think about how quickly the summer passes us by, I am happy to report that there is much to look forward to in the coming months, thanks to the ongoing efforts of many Chapter members. In a previous message, I […]

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  • APA-NYM Executive Committee Letter: New York City Candidate Priorities, Election 2017

    On August 3, 2017, APA-NYM’s Executive Committee voted to send a letter outlining policy objectives and priorities to candidates for New York City elected office in the current election cycle. The letter, which was authored in collaboration with several Chapter Committees and endorsed by the Executive Committee, focuses on the following topic areas: economic development; […]

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  • Message from APA-NYM President (07/26/2017)

    Chapter members and friends, The month of August presents us with an opportunity to take advantage of the remaining weeks in summer while also gearing up for the fall. Whether you have any travel plans or you will be staying local, I hope you have the chance to enjoy all that summer offers so you […]

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  • Call for APA New York Metro Chapter 2017 Award Nominations

    Each year, the APA New York Metro Chapter bestows recognition on individuals, organizations and projects that exemplify the best of the metropolitan region’s planning work. The awards are meant to highlight excellence in the field and inspire planners of the next generation. The APA New York Metro Chapter awards encompass a variety of achievements and […]

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  • Message from the President (6/27/17)

    Chapter members and friends, I hope everyone’s summer is off to an enjoyable start. As we enter the peak of vacation season, the Chapter remains as committed as ever to providing topical programs for our membership and promoting the value of the planning profession throughout the region. Of note, we continue to build upon our […]

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  • APA New York Metro Chapter is looking for a new Vice President (VP) of Communications – apply by July 7th

    APA New York Metro Chapter Mission Support our members, local communities, schools, and practicing professionals through advocating for good planning practice, hosting diverse events and facilitating professional development opportunities in New York City, Long Island, Hudson Valley East and Hudson Valley West. About the Opportunity The APA New York Metro Chapter serves more than 1,000 […]

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  • Message from the President (5/31/17)

    Chapter members and friends, By the numbers alone, the National Planning Conference (NPC) was an extraordinary event, with more than 6,300 attendees from around the United States as well as 30 other countries. Much of our collective hard work from around the region was on display through nearly 70 mobile workshops and a wide range […]

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