Planners Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series
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Planners Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series

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NOV 2017
US-23 Flex Route
Kari Martin:                                    Regional Planner                       Michigan Dept. of Transportation
SEPT 2017
SEMCOG 2045 Regional Transportation Plan for Southeast Michigan - Local Input Meeting
Trevor Brydon:
SEMCOG Planner- Plan/Policy Development
SEMCOG 2045 RTP Information

SEMCOG 2045 RTP Interactive Survey
JUNE 2017
Local Expertise in Livingston County
Scott Pacheo:                     Hamburg Twp Zoning Administrator

Annette McNamara:               Marion Twp Zoning Administrator

Tim Schmitt:                                City of Howell Community Development Director

Marion Twp_EVENT BARN.pdf

Marion Twp_Agricultural-Based Tourism Entertainment Activities.pdf

Marion Twp_Special Purpose District.pdf

Hamburg Accessory Dwelling Units.pdf

APRIL 2017
SPARK: Economic Development in Livingston County

Livingston County Ann Arbor SPARK                                                                               Anna Zinkel:                              Lead Business Development Mgr

Julia Upfal:                           Business Development Mgr        

EDC_Spark Presentation.pdf
SEPT 2016
Water Resources Plan for SE Michigan

Kelly Karll:                          Engineer-Plan Implementation

Devan Rostorfer:          Environmental Planner-               Plan Implementation


MAY 2016
Livingston County Senior Population Issues

Jim McGuire:                         Director of Research, Policy Development and Advocacy-      Area Agency on Aging 1-B

Nancy Russo, LMSW:           Executive Director- Livingston County United Way, Member- Livingston Leadership Council on Aging

Fact Sheet Older Adults 2015.pdf

Livingston County Data Toolkit - Senior Data.pdf

LLCOA Member Packet.pdf

Communities for a Lifetime Materials.pdf
APRIL 2016
Sign Regulations
Chris Patterson:                       Fahey, Schulz, Burzych, Rhodes
2016.04.12 Brown Bag Lunch Series - What Direction is the Supreme Court Pointing with Sign Regulations (handouts).pdf
DEC 2015
Livingston County Master Plan Public Participation Survey

Livingston County Planning Department Staff -

Kathleen Kline-Hudson:         Director

Rob Stanford:                      Principal Planner

Scott Barb:                           Principal Planner

Master Plan Public Participation.pdf

Government Leaders Master Plan Survey Results.pdf
NOV 2015
The ALICE Report for Livingston County aka: "Asset-Limited, Income-Constrained, Employed"
Livingston County United Way:                                                     Nancy Russo:
LMSW -  Executive Director

Susan Philips:                    Community Investments Director
ALICE Report For Livingston County.pdf
SEPT 2015
SEMCOG Regional Economic Plan
SEMCOG:                                                                            Susan Philips: CAE – Mgr Plan and Policy Development                                                
Amy Malmer:                  Membership Manager
                                                    Natalie Youakim:                        Plan and Policy Development
SEMCOG CEDS Presentation.pdf

SEMCOG Economic Development website

SEMCOG Corridor Toolkit
MAY 2015
A Panel Addressing Road Millages and Local Mud Bogging Regulations
Michael Sedlak:                        Clerk-Green Oak Charter Twp
                                              James Wickman:                        Mgr- Hartland Twp
                                             Robert Hanvey:                            Supervisor- Marion Twp
                                                 Ron Rau:                          Supervisor-                                Putnam Twp
Green Oak Road Millage Newsletter.pdf

Marion Township Special Event Ordinance.pdf

Marion Township Special Event Permit Application.pdf

Putnam Township Outdoor Assembly Ordinance.pdf

Putnam Township Outdoor Assembly Permit Application.pdf

LINK: Green Oak Twp Road Millage Info

LINK: Hartland Twp Road Millage Info
APRIL 2015
Broadband in Michigan and Livingston County: Status, Developments and Future
Dan Manning:                  Community Technology Advisor-   Southern Michigan Connect Michigan Broadband Service.pdf

Livingston County MI Technology Action Plan_FINAL.pdf
NOV 2014
Back By Popular Demand: An Update-WALLY and Green Infrastructure Vision for SE Michigan
Michael Benham:                   Strategic Transportation Planner- Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority
Amy Mangus:                         Deputy Executive Director-               SEMCOG
SEMCOG Green Infrastructure.pdf

North-South Commuter Rail Status Report_Nov 2014.pdf
OCT 2014
Natural Advantage: The Power of Parks and Recreation in a Place-Based Economy
Ann Conklin:                             COO-                                    Michigan Recreation and Park Association

MAY 2014
Building Community Food Services
Kathryn Colasanti:               Academic Specialist-                  MSU Center for Regional Food Systems
Erin Perdu, AICP:              Community Development Director, City of Howell, and Owner & Principal, ENP & Associates

FEB 2014
Hydraulic Fracturing, Water Use, and Proposed Rules Changes
Adam Wygant:                         Section Chief, State of Michigan- Office of Oil, Gas and MineralsLivingston County Fracking.pdf
DEC 2013
Promoting and Preserving the Huron River Watershed
Huron River Watershed Council:                                                      Laura Rubin
Kris Olsson
Ric Lawson
Huron River Watershed Council Information on Green Infrastructure
SEPT 2013
Understanding the Livingston County Permitting Process
Livingston County Govt:

Jim Rowell: Building Dept
                                                 Ken Recker: Drain Commission

Kim Hiller: Road Commission

Matt Bolang: Environ. Health

Leslie Coffman: County GIS

Sandon Lettieri: County GIS
                                               Kathleen Kline-Hudson: Planning
FINAL 2013 Permit Guidebook.pdf
JUNE 2013
Green Infrastructure
Amy Mangus:                         Deputy Executive Director-               SEMCOG

Bill Parkus:                                    Great Lakes Restoration Planner-       SEMCOG
Summary of Green Infrastructure Visioning Session.docx
APRIL 2013
Agribusiness and MSU Farm Energy Audits
Steve Pugsley, AICP, PCP:    President-                            Midwest Renewable Energy, LLCMichigan State Farm Energy Audit Program
DEC 2012
Placemaking and Quality Communities For an Aging Population
Richard Carlisle, AICP, PCP:  President -                            Carlisle Wortman Associates, IncMiPlace: Communities to Invest In, Communites to Grow In
OCT 2012
Choices: The Case for WALLY Commuter Rail
Michael Benham:                 Strategic Planner-                       Ann Arbor Transportation Authority

WALLY: Facts and Figures from Ann Arbor Transportation Authority

Choices The Case for WALLY Commuter Rail.pdf

MAY 2012
Placemaking with Greenways, Bicycle Facilities & Non-motorized Facilities
Norman D. Cox:                   President-                                   The Greenway Collaborative, Inc
                                               Brian Pawlik:                            Planner-                                 Bicycle and Pedestrian Travel & GIS, SEMCOG

Placemaking with Greenways.pdf

Walkable/Bikeable Community Audits

FEB 2012
Medical Marijuana
James Ribbron:                              St. Clair County MSU Extension
                                                   David Haywood:                          Zoning Development Director-     City of Mason
Medical Marijuana Puzzle Unfolds.pdf

Medical Marijuana.pdf
SEPT 2011
Low Impact Development
Mark St. Charles:                    Supervisor-                                    Green Oak Charter TwpGreen Oak Twp - Local Environmental Information

SEMCOG Low Impact Development Manual

LID Presentation_Livingston County Meeting 2.pdf
MAY 2011
Complete Streets
William K. Fahey:                    Municipal Attorney-                 Fahey, Schultz, Burzych, Rhodes PLCFahey - Complete Streets.pdf
FEB 2011

"Advantage Livingston" - Strategic Economic Plan for the County

Glenn Pape:                           Regional Land Policy Educator-   MSU Extension SE Region

Pat Convery:                              President-                               Howell Chamber of Commerce

Advantage Livingston Website