Planning Practice Wednesday, December 6 issue

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Planning Assistance in Action

A Better Maryland’s Online Survey Goes Live

The Maryland Department of Planning (Planning) recently launched a website at, where stakeholders can review the project purpose and methodology, find out about upcoming listening sessions, read summaries of session input, and complete a survey to express their voice about... See full article

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Get Involved

Attend A Better Maryland Listening Sessions

Make sure to express your voice on A Better Maryland when the project team comes to your county. Planning meets with local staff and officials during the day, but the pinnacle of our visits are the evening community listening sessions. Thus far, the public has come prepared. Below are a few of the themes we have been hearing... See full article

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Continuing Education & Training

In each newsletter, we highlight the most relevant and timely upcoming events. Our website does include many additional events, so please visit it regularly for updates. Listings are searchable by subject.


Upcoming Conferences and Seminars

Planning related conferences in Maryland and nearby states.


Maryland Association of Counties 2017 Winter Conference
Cambridge, MD
December 6-8 (In Progress)
More Information and Registration

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Listed webinars are typically free or low cost and cover a wide range of planning related issues. Many include CM credits.


Land Use, Mobility and Technology in Urban America
Wednesday, December 13 @ 1 p.m.
AICP CM Approved 

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Training Around the State

Workshops and classes offered by state agencies or our partners.

Grant Writing USA

Grant Management Class (Two Days)
Thursday, December 7 & 8, Washington, DC
For More Information

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Funding Opportunities

Federal, state and/or non-governmental funding.

Walmart Foundation

Community Grant Program
Walmart - Deadline: December 31

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