Statements made to the Landmarks Preservation Commission on the landmark calendaring process
Good Morning. My name is James Rausse and I am the President of the NY Metro Chapter of the American Planning Association. With me this morning is Michael Levine who is the Vice President for Intergovernmental Affairs. The Metro Chapter is a professional, educational, and advocacy organization representing over 1,400 planners and policy makers in and around New York City. We are part of a national association with a membership of 41,000 professionals and students who are engaged in programs and projects related to the physical, social and economic environment. In our role as a professional advocacy organization, we offer insights and recommendations on policy matters affecting issues such as housing, transportation and the environment.