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  • East End Conference

    WHEN: Thursday, October 25, 2018 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    When: Thursday, October 25, 2018, 3:00pm – 7:30pm (Mobile Workshop starts at 12:30)
    Where: Hotel Indigo East End, 1830 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
    Price: $15 students, $20 municipal, APA members, non-profits, $25 Non-members, $40 at the door

    Please join the Long Island Section for an afternoon and evening of East End-focused planning topic discussions and panels. A light dinner buffet will be served.

    On October 25th, the APA Long Island Section will hold its annual East End Planning Conference!   This year the conference will be held at the Hotel Indigo East End located at 1830 West Main Street in Riverhead.  Hotel Indigo is centrally located on the East End on Route 25 near the eastern end of the Long Island Expressway and west of downtown Riverhead.  We look forward to an afternoon and evening of discussion on timely planning topics and networking. The program will include:

    • MOBILE WORKSHOP: Sutter and Sterlington Greenworks, Cutchogue (12:30pm – 3:00pm) {2.5 CM credits requestedSutter Greenworks and  Sterlington Greenworks generate a combined 6.2 MW of solar energy to the utility grid. The two sites contain nearly 30,000 PV modules, generating a combined 12 million kWh of electricity each year. This is enough energy to power nearly 1,000 typical homes, and offsets the equivalent of approximately 9,900 tons of CO2.  Tour will begin at Hotel Indigo at 12:30pm (participants will board coach bus and travel to/from the tour sites)

    EVENT PROGRAM:

    • Registration and Networking (3:00pm – 3:30pm) Sponsor Exhibits
    • Welcoming Remarks (3:30pm – 3:45pm)
    • Session 1 (3:45pm – 5:15pm): Innovative and Alternative On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems (I/A OWTS) Implementation in Suffolk County (1.5 CM credits requested)  The panel will provide a brief history of the creation of Suffolk County’s I/A OWTS program, the benefits of the systems, funding program, and the regulatory permitting requirements.  Representatives from the Town of Southampton and the Town of Easthampton will discuss how they administer their respective I/A OWTS mandate and funding programs.  Practical experiences with the County and town programs will be shared.
    • Dinner Buffet and Networking (5:15pm – 6:00pm) Sponsor Exhibits
    • Session 2 (6:00pm – 7:30pm): Managed Retreat in the Coastal Zone {1.5 CM credits requested} This panel discussion will include Lisa Liquori, AICP, Principal, Fine Arts & Sciences, LLC, Paul Beyer,  Director of Smart Growth. NYS Department of State (or Jaime Ethier, NYS DOS, Office of Planning, Development and Community Infrastructure or Jason Hellendrung, TetraTech), Alison Brancho, Ph.D., Director of Coastal Programs, The Nature Conservancy of Long Island, and Lena DeSantis, Managing Planner, Anchor QEA.  The panelists will describe the newly developed NYSDOS Transfer of Development Rights Initiative for Managed Retreat, the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery and other buyout programs, the National Peconic Estuary Program Climate Ready Assessment Project (underway), and Climate Resilience Adaptation projects made possible through strategic retreat.

    SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE:
    Please contact LI Section Treasurer for sponsorship opportunity!
    Gold: $500 includes 6 tickets, company profile on our website, extra‐large logo and company name displayed on a poster during the event, option to display marketing materials during the event, recognition during the presentation, and an opportunity to present for a few minutes during the event.
    Silver: $250 includes 4 tickets, company profile on our website, large logo and company name displayed on a poster during the event, with an option to display marketing materials at the table before the event.
    Bronze: $150 includes 2 tickets, logo displayed on our website, logo and company name displayed on a poster during the event.
    Individual: $75 includes 1 ticket and name displayed on poster board during the event.

    Visit the Long Island Section for more information and updates. CM credits will be requested.

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  • Summer Tour: Sunken Forest & Ocean Beach, Fire Island

    WHEN: Friday, August 3, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    The APA-NY Metro Chapter, Long Island Section is hosting a summer tour consisting of two parts, a tour of Sunken Forest Preserve in the morning with a presentation in the afternoon by the Village of Ocean Beach on recently implemented storm resiliency measures.  A Park Ranger and Park Planner will provide the guided tour of the unique habitat found in Sunken Forest Preserve.  Sunken Forest is home to a rare maritime holly forest ecological community which is found behind well-established sand dunes along the Atlantic coast from New Jersey to Massachusetts and is well worth experiencing in person.  AICP-CM Credits to be Requested 

    Registration is open! Deadline to Register – July 31, 2018

    Registration fee is $50, and covers the cost of round-trip ferry and water taxi. Parking and lunch are not included in registration fee.

    For the trip itinerary, frequent updates and more information on how to pay by check, please visit Long Island Section website.

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    Event Type: Trip
    CM Credits: YES, # TBD

  • 2018 Annual Arthur Kunz Memorial Scholarship Breakfast

    WHEN: Friday, May 4, 2018 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

    When: Friday, May 4, 2018, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Where: The Sustainability Institute at Molloy College, 7180 Republic Airport Farmingdale, NY

    On May 4th, the APA Long Island Section will hold its annual Arthur Kunz Memorial Scholarship Breakfast. Please visit Long Island Section’s website for more information and sponsorship opportunities. Please join us for this exciting event.

    A healthy breakfast buffet will be provided. CM Credits will be requested.

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  • Regional Planning Panel Discussion

    WHEN: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Please join the APA NYM Transportation Committee for a panel discussion on regional planning challenges and opportunities in the New York City metropolitan area. Hear from the Regional Plan Association and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council on their recently released regional plans, followed by a moderated discussion led by the NYC Department of City Planning. Light snacks will be provided. 1.5 CM credits pending.

    RSVP required for building security – apanymtransportation@gmail.com

    Please note the new location. Event will be held at AECOM’s offices at 125 Broad St, 15th Floor

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    Event Type: Discussion
    CM Credits: 1.5 pending

  • 2017 East End Planning Conference

    WHEN: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

     

    APA Long Island Section

    On September 20th, the APA Long Island Section will hold its annual East End Planning Conference! This year the conference will be held at the Hotel Indigo East End located at 1830 West Main Street in Riverhead. Hotel Indigo is centrally located on the East End on Route 25 just west of downtown Riverhead. We look forward to an afternoon and evening of discussion on timely planning topics and networking.

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  • Tour of Sylvester Manor Educational Farm

    WHEN: Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

    The American Planning Association, NY Metro Chapter, Long Island Section is hosting a summer tour of Sylvester Manor Educational Farm located on Shelter Island, NY. To register for this free event, please complete this brief form before July 17, 2017.

    Sylvester Manor is a remarkably intact remnant of a northern provisioning plantation colonized by Europeans in 1652. After 360 years of ownership by one family, the property was donated in 2014 to the non-profit Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, which now stewards 236 acres of farmland, woods, wetlands, and numerous structures including a 1737 Georgian Manor house. Sara Gordon, AICP, consulting planner to the educational farm, will lead an outdoor site tour; discussion of the land use and planning actions, with private and public partners, initiated in 2008 by the family’s wish to preserve and sustainably develop the Manor lands; and take a look at the goals, opportunities and challenges ahead as the organization crafts its site master plan. The itinerary will include some or all of the following:

    • Historic core surrounding the Manor house and barns on Gardiners Creek
    • “Burying Ground of the Colored People of the Manor since 1651”
    • “Quaker corner”
    • First-of-its-kind in Suffolk County non-proprietary constructed wetland alternative wastewater treatment system supporting temporary kitchen and restroom facilities in modified shipping containers
    • Grass-finished beef pasture lease operation
    • Windmill Field 4-acre CSA/Retail row crop and small livestock operation
    • 1810 Windmill slated for restoration
    • Lunch from the farm and by Maria’s Kitchen

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  • Arthur Kunz Memorial Scholarship Breakfast

    WHEN: Friday, May 19, 2017 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

    On May 19th, the APA Long Island Section will hold its annual Arthur Kunz Memorial Scholarship Breakfast at Molloy College’s Suffolk Center at Republic Airport in Farmingdale.

    This year’s program includes two panel discussions focusing on the revitalization of downtown Hicksville and the opportunity for smaller-scale multiple- family housing development on Long Island. Speakers will provide an update on the collaborative planning effort is underway by the Town of Oyster Bay and the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce. The LI Section is also happy to host a panel of distinguished professionals who will discuss the gaps and opportunities that exist for small scale multi-family housing options. This an excellent opportunity to earn CM credits.

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  • Downtown Great Neck Plaza Walking Tour

    WHEN: Thursday, November 3, 2016 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Sponsored by the Long Island Section of APA-NYM!

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    Come take a walk and learn about the exciting planning initiatives going on in the Village of Great Neck Plaza as well as the history of “The Original Transit Oriented Development”.  Mayor Jean Celender and The Great Neck Historical Society will be our guides for the afternoon.

    Meet at Village of Great Neck Plaza, Village Hall, 2 Gussack Plaza (cross streets are Cutter Mill Road and Middle Neck Road).  Free parking is available in Plaza Centre Garage on the rooftop. 

    The tour location is a short 35 minute LIRR ride from Penn Station on the Port Washington Branch!!

    Please RSVP (required) to sternbergw@northhempsteadny.govBe sure register early as there is a limit of 20 participants.

     

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  • Save the Date for the 2016 East End Planning Conference

    WHEN: Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Please join the APA-NYM Long Island Chapter for an afternoon and evening of East End-focused planning topic discussions and panels.

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  • AICP What to Expect session

    WHEN: Monday, September 26, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    The November 2016 AICP Exam is about two months away! If you’re taking the exam, now is time to start gathering your study resources and getting familiar with the exam topics if you haven’t already. The NY Metro Chapter is pleased to offer the following exam assistance:

    AICP “What to Expect” Session

    Monday September 26th 7:00pm

    AKRF
    Big Apple Room
    440 Park Ave S,
    New York, NY 10016

    Please join us for an overview of what you can expect on the AICP exam, a discussion of study materials, and hear from Chapter members who have recently passed the exam. Meet other exam takers and sign up for study groups. Light refreshments served.

    Please RSVP to Professional Development Officer Alex Wallach, AICP at alex.j.wallach@gmail.com by Friday, September 23.

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    Event Type: Discussion
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